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6 Types of Kaya

6 Types of Kaya

types of Kaya (Bodies)
Prthvikaya Jiva - Class of beings whose body is made up of the Earth. They fall under the category of One-sensed beings.
JalaKaya Jiva - Class of beings whose body is made up of water. They fall under the category of One-sensed beings.
Agnikaya Jiva - Class of beings whose body is made up of fire. They fall under the category of One-sensed beings.
Vayukaya Jiva - Class of beings whose body is made up of air. They fall under the category of One-sensed beings.
Vanaspatikaya Jiva - Class of beings whose body is made up of vegetation. They fall under the category of One-sensed beings.
Trasakaya Jiva - Class of beings who are mobile. They fall under the category of two-sensed, three-sensed, four-sensed, and five-sensed beings.
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