Limited Individual ( Subject-Object )

(12) Purusa – Siva thus subjecting Himself to Maya and putting on the five kancukas or cloaks which limit His universal knowledge and power becomes Purusa or the individual subject. Purusa is not just human person but every being able to perceive or feel things.

´(13) Prakrti – Purusa is the subjective manifestation of “I am this” experience of Sadvidya, Prakrti is the objective manifestation. Prakrti is the Santa Sakti of Siva and the gunas Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas are the gross forms of His Saktis of Jnana, Iccha, and Kriya respectively. Purusa is the Experient (bhokta) and Prakrti is the experienced (bhogya)


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