III-1 Śrī Bhāshya | Rāmānuja


Brahma Sutras: Chapter 3 Pāda 1

Topic 1 - The soul, when passing out of the body at death is enveloped with fine particles of the gross elements

Topic 2 - The souls descending from heaven have a residual Karma, which determines their birth

Topic 3 - The fate after death of those souls whose actions do not entitle them to go to the lunar world

Topics 4-5

Topic 4 - The soul in its descent from the moon does not become identified with ether etc. but attains similarity of nature

Topic 5 - The entire descent of the soul takes only a short time

Topic 6 - When the souls enter into plants etc. they only get connected with them and do not participate in their life