ajiva


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to ajiva: Tirthankaras

ajiva

(əˈdʒiːvə)
n
(in Jainism) a thing without life or a soul

ajiva

A non-soul, or non-living substance.
References in periodicals archive ?
As Vietnamese Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh once wrote, "To practice Right Livelihood (samyag ajiva), you have to find a way to earn your living without transgressing your ideals of love and compassion." (6) The concept of right livelihood in legal education has been explored by at least one legal academic, (7) who believes that good law teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher and the teacher's "ability to weave a concrete web of connections among themselves, their subject [matters]." (8) This, Professor Laurie Morin explains, allows students to learn to "weave a world for themselves." (9)
In his book The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching, Vietnamese Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh wrote, "To practice Right Livelihood (samyag ajiva), you have to find a way to earn your living without transgressing your ideals of love and compassion.
The eight elements that go to form this Noble Path are: (1) right view (samma ditthi), (2) right intention (samma sankappa), (3) right speech (samma vacha), (4) right action (samma kammanta), (5) right livelihood (samma ajiva), (6) right effort (samma vayama), (7) right mindfulness (samma sati) and (8) right concentration (samma samadhi).
Jains believe that reality is made up of two eternal principles, jiva and ajiva. Jiva consists of an infinite number of identical spiritual units; ajiva (that is, non-jiva) is matter in all its forms and the conditions under which matter exists: time, space, and movement.
CAPERER AXONEME BELABOR ANIMATO LITOTES ACEROSE SPIVS HUMIC AJIVA GADID SHEDS The largest heterogram grids (no letter of the alphabet appearing more than once) are of size 4x4.