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Renders the soul helpless in performing good deeds despite of its desire to do so. Denser material makes the body grosser and the liberation more difficult. As long as the karmic substance exists in the body. 1. causing doubt and confusion. 1. 6. Moksha: In this state the jiva is completely free and remains eternally in a blissful state. and some is still there awaiting elimination. Kshayopasamika state: Some karmic matter is removed. Audayika state: The normal state when karmic matters enters the physical body and forms karmana sarira or the karmic body. which involve good conduct and non injury to others. The .Impacts the life and destiny of an individual and his identity and personal name. a kind of subtle matter or flowing mass of energy that readily enters a living body with each activity of the latter and envelops it in dark gloom.Obscures the blissful nature of the soul. 5. 3. Ksayika State: The karma is complete removed from the body and the jiva is ready for liberation. inheritance. social and family circumstances. its purity and brilliance overshadowed by the darkness and grossness of the latter.The process of the inflow of karma is called asarva. 7. Karma brings in lighter or denser material into the body depending upon the nature of action performed and builds karmana sarira which envelops the jiva from all sides and prevents its liberation. 5.Obscures the inborn knowledge of the soul resulting in varying degrees of ignorance.Disturbs the inner balance of the soul. 4. Aupasamika state: By right actions the effects of karma are either neutralized or reduced. 2. but a real substance. But some substance is still there in latent form and needs some more effort for its complete removal. causing pain and suffering.Impacts the lifespan of the physical body. Liberation is possible only when the entry of the karmic material is blocked by individual efforts. 4. 2.Obscures the intuitive power of the soul. The first two are achieved by right conduct and good actions. karma is not a mere effect of a particular activity. some is neutralized.Impacts his back ground.by Jayaram V According to Jainism. The process of inner purification takes place in progressive stages and demands a high degree of commitment at each stage. the soul remains in bondage. The karmic matter effects the jiva in the following ways. Karma binds the soul to the matter and makes its liberation an increasingly difficult task. 8. 3.

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