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5 Classes of Beings

5 classes of beings
 
There are five classes of beings:
One-sensed beings (Ekendriya Jiva) have: Sense of touch
Two-sensed beings (Beindriya Jiva) have: Sense of touch Sense of taste
Three-sensed beings (Trindriya Jiva) have: Sense of touch Sense of taste Sense of smell
Four-sensed beings (Caturendriya Jiva) have: Sense of touch Sense of taste Sense of smell Sense of sight
Five-sensed beings (Pañcendriya Jiva) have: Sense of touch Sense of taste Sense of smell Sense of sight Sense of hearing
There are two sub-categories among the five-sensed beings: Sanjñi - With mind; Asanjñi - Without mind
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