|Etymology/ Definition||यत्राश्रिताः कर्मगुणाः कारणं समवायि यत् तद् द्रव्यम्। च.सू.१/५१|
|Literary Meaning||Substance, entity|
|Implied Meaning||A substance that has attributes and functions inseparably connected with it is called Dravya .|
|Elaboration||The Dravya are basically classified as Kaaran`a Dravya ( the causal entities ), and Kaarya Dravya ( the resultant entities or effects ).|
The nine Kaaran`a Dravya are – Prithvee , Aapa , Teja , Vaayu , Aakaas`ha , Kaala , Dig , Atman , and Maanas .
Kaarya Dravya are those, which are a result of the interaction of the nine causative substances.
Kaarya Dravya are further classified according to their effect and utility for the human body.
|Contemporary Colloquial||Substance, Entity,|
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