Disturbing emotion

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A mental factor that, when it arises, causes oneself to lose peace of mind and incapacitates oneself so that one loses self-control.

Tibetan: ཉོན་མོངས། nyon-mongs

Sanskrit: kleśa

Pali: kilesa

J. Hopkins: Affliction; Afflictive emotion

Synonyms: Disturbing emotion or attitude; Defilement; Affliction; Mental affliction; Emotional affliction; Afflictive emotion; Klesha

Other languages

العربية: الشعور المُربك
Italiano: Emozione disturbante

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