Bhagavad Gita Lesson: Know facts about 'soul', the eternal spirit

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Size of soul

The dimension of the spirit soul is measured as one ten-thousandth of the tip of a hair. The soul is atomic in size. 

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Soul floats in five kinds of air

The soul is floating in five kinds of air (prana, apana, vyana, samana & udana). The influence of the atomic soul can be spread all over a particular body. 

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No birth, no death

Lord Krishna tells Arjuna, "For the soul there is neither birth nor death nor having once been does he ever cease to be. He is unborn, eternal, ever-existing and primeval". 

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Soul accepts new bodies

"As a person puts on new garments, giving up old ones, the soul similarly accepts new material bodies, giving up the old and useless ones." (BG 2.22)

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Soul is indestructible

"The soul can never be cut to pieces by any weapon, nor burned by fire, nor moistened by water, nor withered by the wind." (BG 2.23)

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Eternal individuality of soul

“Never was there a time when I did not exist, nor you, nor all these kings; nor in the future shall any of us cease to be.” (Bg. 2.12)

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