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5 Koshas

5 Koshas Five Koshas or Coverings: 1. Annamaya, (Gross physicals body made of and sustained by food), 2. Pranamaya (vital covering consisting of five Praanaas or vital force), 3. Manomaya (mental cover), 4. Vigyaanmaya (cover of intelligence), 5. Anandamaya (cover of bliss) Quoted from Website: Hindu Scriptures. They are also called the five human Bodies: anna maya kosha : the food vessel prana maya kosha: the vital energy vessel mano maya kosha: the mental vessel jivnana kosha: the intellectual vessel ananda maya kosha: the bliss vessel Quoted from website: Tantra Cosmology
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