Raga Tag

Five kleshas 5 Kleshas and how to overcome them Sage Patanjali mentions the five kleshas in Yoga Sutra 2.3 “Avidya-Asmita-Raga-Dvesha-Abhinivesa-Klesha” responsible for all our suffering in life. Avidya: ignorance Asmita: I-ness, ego sense Raga: attachment Dvesha: aversion Abhinivesah: fear of death, clinging to life Klesha: painful, afflicted Only through proper understanding, we can outgrow...

Attachment (Raga) & Yoga Kleśa (Sanskrit क्लेश, also klesha) is a stint from ancient yoga text which means, "poison or affliction". Patañjali's Yoga Sūtra clearly identifies five afflictions -Ignorance or ávidyā, Egoism or asmitā, Attachment or rāga, Aversion or dveṣa and Fear of death or abhiniveśāḥ....