guna

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guna

/gu·na/ (goo´nah) [Sanskrit] according to ayurveda, any of the three attributes of the universe and self that compose mind and body: sattva (equilibrium), rajas (activity), and tamas (inertia).
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The benevolent Prakriti consists of the three gunas.
The only novelty is the tool they use for this work--the three Gunas.
Borrowing ideas from India's Samkhya Philosophy, it introduces the three Gunas, which are said to control and color everything in the material universe much as a photograph is created from dots of just three primary colors.
As long as the three gunas are in balance, they are not perceived;(103) the gunas are mutually repressive.
to the causes of health and illness, putting the three gunas of Samkhya in close proximity to the three dosas of medicine.
The three gunas of Samkhya are compared to the three dosas of medicine in AS Su 21.
all its forms does not exist beyond the three gunas, thus