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5 Karmendriyas

5 Gnanendriyas lead to 5 Karmendriyas lead to 5 Tanmatras 5 Karmendriyas Tattvas 22-26 = 5 Organs of Action = 5 Organs of Perception = The Instruments of Action Tattva 22: Vak Tattva 23: Pani Tattva 24: Pada Tattva 25: Payu Tattva 26: Upastha cf. 5 Organs of Action: Asuddha Tattva 22: Speech Asuddha Tattva 23: Grasping Asuddha Tattva 24: Ambulation Asuddha Tattva 25: Evacuation Asuddha Tattva 26: Procreation Tattvas 22 to 26. The Five Faculties of Action (Karmendriyas): 22. vâk tattva: speech (voice) 23. pâni tattva: grasping (hands) 24. pâda tattva: walking (feet) 25. pâyu tattva: excretion (anus) 26. upastha tattva: procreation (genitals) cf. The five karmendriyas - organs of action 3.1 pāyu - the excretion organ 3.2 upastha - the sexual organs 3.3 pāda - the locomotion organ 3.4 pāni - hand, the organ of apprehension 3.5 vāk - the speech organ
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