The Five Koshas
Our body is made of several layers and bodies. The physical body is the one you see. The other subtle layers are experienced through breath, yoga, and the environment.
The Physical body is a tangible cover for the self. The skin is the permanent clothing to protect our physiology, which functions automatically. The advanced technology enables us to see the interiors of the body and understand the function of the body, but it does not help us to understand the subtle function of the body, such as Chakras, the meridian lines, and the Marma points. The unseen and sensory body enables us to connect with the intuition, the Chakras, the 11 bodies and the Koshas.
The Koshas are the one element of the function of your physical body. The knowledge helps to understand the Self.
The Koshas (five layers) are:
Annamaya Kosha - the food sheath
The Annamaya Kosha belongs to the physical body. The Physical body is one you can...