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[klesh-uh] /ˈklɛʃ ə/

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

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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