SIX DRAVYA



A simple tabular illustration of the attributes and modifications of the six dravyas.

DRAVYA (SUBSTANCE)

GUNA (ATTRIBUTE)
PARYAYA (MODIFICATION)
JIVA (the living being).
Natural qualities knowledge, character, happiness, energy etc. Immigrant qualities- Illusion, false perception, attachments, hatred etc.

The human state, the heavenly state, childhood, youth etc.
PUDGAL (inert substance)
Form, taste, smell, touch, shape, largeness, smallness etc.

Quality, ownership, related time, related place.
AKASH (space)
The power of absorption, power to give space.

Bound space, space in the house.
DHARMASTIKAY
Helping movement
Living dharmastikay; inert dharmastikay.

ADHARMASTIKAY
Helping stability or staying power.
Conscious Adharmastikay; inert Adharmastikay.

KAL (time)
The activity of making things new or old.

The present time, the past time, childhood, adolescence, etc.