What are the Klesha’s and Guna’s


Kleshas are basic tensions and what we perceive as obstacles in our lives.

Avidya (ignorance, not truth) the most powerful of all

Asmita – ego

Raga – attachment

Dvesha – repulsion

Abhinivesha – fear of loss or clinging to one’s life

The Guna’s can be found in all beings and objects surrounding us. The three qualities of nature

Tamas – Physical inertia

Sattya – Balance – Essential Nature of being-ness with the world

Raga – Energy

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