ASAVA


ASAVA
   a PALI term for the influences, influxes or taints which in BUDDHISM are regarded as intoxicating the mind thus preventing spiritual progress. They are - sensuality; lust for life; false views; and ignorance.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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