Non-destructive karmans. These karmans are attached to the soul but determine key aspects of the body and are either auspicious or neutral in their effect. There are four:
- longevity – āyuśya-āvarṇiya
- existence or physical body – nāma-āvarṇiya
- social standing – gotra-āvarṇiya
- the amount and intensity of pain and pleasure in that life – vedaniya-āvarṇiya.
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