Panchabhoota (five elements)

Factors that goes into cosmic creation are categorized as:
1. Akaasa (Space); it is closely associated with perception of sound
2. Vaayu (Air, representing movement); it is closely associated with perception of sound and touch
3. Agni (Fire); it is closely associated with perception of sound, touch and shape
4. Jalam (Water); it is closely associated with perception of sound, touch, shape and taste
5. Bhoomi (Earth); it is closely associated with perception of sound, touch, shape, taste and smell