is a class of souls classified by Shri Madhvacharya
as eligible for mukti
. They are Jivas
or souls who are receptive to spiritual values, and through repeated embodiments they evolve into better and better men, and finally through concentrated spiritual discipline and God's grace attain salvation.
- cited from Bhakti Schools of Vedanta, by Swami Tapasyananda (Ramakrishna Math Publications, Chennai).