By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Karanasarira, KAraNaZarira, Kaaranasharira
Kāraṇaśarira literally means ‘causal body’.
Vedanta, the Brahmasutras and some other scriptures state that every jīva or individual soul has three śarīras or bodies. They are:
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore