Another strong body, formed of particles (of the) five (elements
and) destined to sfier the torments (in hell), is produced after
death (in the case) of wicked men.
When (the evil-doers) by means of that body have suffered there the
torments imposed by Yama, (its constituent parts) are united, each
according to its class, with those very elements (from which they
He, having suffered for his faults, which are produced by attachment
to sensual objects, and which result in misery, approaches, free
from stains, those two mighty ones.
Those two together examine without tiring the merit and the guilt of
that (individual soul), united with which it obtains bliss or misery
both in this world and the next.
If (the soul) chiefly practises virtue and vice to a small degree, it
obtains bliss in heaven, clothed with those very elements.