Ananda

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Ananda

(əˈnændə)
n
(Biography) 5th century bc, the first cousin, favourite disciple, and personal attendant of the Buddha
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This theme of relationship is fitting as we glimpse into the fifth layer of the five bodies, Anandamaya kosha, to gain an understanding of its properties in relation to health.
These five aspects are: (a) Annamaya Kosha (sheath of physical body that is composed of all the molecules of gross elements); (b) Pranamaya Kosha (the subtle energy that is at the base of all cellular activities); (c) Manomaya Kosha (sheath of mind/emotion), (d) Vigi'anamaya Kosha (sheath of intellect); and (e) Anandamaya Kosha (sheath of bliss).