Tamas



noun, Hinduism.
1.
See under guna.
noun
1.
(in Sankhya and Vedantic philosophy) one of the three qualities of prakriti, or nature, which are passion (rajas) dullness or inertia (tamas) and goodness or purity (sattva)
noun

a state of ignorance or inactivity, the lowest of the three gunas (qualities of nature) in Hindu philosophy

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