kosh

kosh, vedaant ka ek paaribhaashik shabd jiska taatparya hai - 'aachhaadan'. vedaant mein paaainch prakaar ke kosh kahe gaye hain-

annamaya kosh, praanamaya kosh, manomaya kosh, vijnyaaanakosh aur aanandamaya kosh.

ye kosh aatma ka aachhaadan karanevaale hain. aatma inse bhinn hai. ann se utpann aur ann ke aadhaar par rahane ke kaaran shareer ko annamaya kosh kaha gaya hai. panch karmeindriyon sahit praan, apaan aadi panchapraanon ko, jinke saath milkar shareer saari kriyaaeain karta hain, praanamaya kosh kehte hain. shrotr, chakshu aadi paaainch jnyaaaneindriyon sahit man ko manomaya kosh kehte hain. yeh manomaya kosh avidya ka roop hai. isi se saansaarik vishyon ki prateeti hoti hain. panch karmeindriyon sahit buddhi ko vijnyaaanamaya kosh kehte hain. yeh vijnyaaanakosh katruvya bhotrutv, su:khadu:kh aadi anhakaar vishisht purush ke sansaar ko kaaran hai. satvagun vishisht paramaatma ke aavarak ka naam aanandamaya kosh hai. gyaan ki sushupti avastha ko bhi aanandamaya kosh kaha gaya hai. sushupti avastha mein manushya mein nidraasukh ke atirikt anya padaarthon ka koi astitv naheen rahata. kehte suna jaata hai-main to sukh se soya mujhe kuchh gyaan naheen raha. jis prakaar nidra ke kaaran gyaan ka lop hota hai usi prakaar jin kaaranon se shareer mein avidya nivaas kare, (jo gupt aur tamogun ke sanyog se malin ho tatha isht vastuon ka laabh aur priya vastuon ki praapti ho) aur sukh ki anubhooti ho, use aanandamaya kosh kehte hain.