BG Chap 15 - The jīva, who attains the Lord by surrender
The eternal jīva is a part of Kṛṣṇa. He drags with it the senses and the sixth sense called the mind, which are products of ahaṅkāra in prakṛti. The jīva is part of Kṛṣṇa alone (eva) not part of Brahmā or Śiva, who are also lords but not supreme. The jīva is eternal. Kṛṣṇa’s use of the word sanātana informs us that the jīva’s eternality as an individual is not illusory as the Māyāvādīs claim. We are eternally part and parcel of Kṛṣṇa. The jīva is situated in the material world and carries or drags with him the six senses like shackles on his feet. The senses are products of ahaṅkāra which arise from the transformation of prakṛti. The mind is the effect of ahaṅkāra in the mode of goodness and the senses such as the ear are the effects of the ahaṅkāra in the mode of passion. By surrender to the Lord, the jīva goes to the planet of the Lord. Endowed with spiritual body and senses the jīva lives with the Lord.