Klesha



[klesh-uh] /ˈklɛʃ ə/

noun, Yoga.
1.
any of the five hindrances to enlightenment, which are ignorance or avidya, egocentricity, attachments, aversions, and the instinctive will to live.
noun

any of the five hindrances to enlightenment, including ignorance/delusion, attachment/desire, aversion/anger, envy/jealousy, and pride or belief in a separate self
Word Origin

Sanskrit ‘mental defilement, mental poison’, from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

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