rajas

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rajas

/ra·jas/ (rah-jus´) [Sanskrit] according to ayurveda, one of the three gunas, characterized by activity, stimulation, and movement.

rajas (rä·js),

n in Ayurveda, the primordial quality of matter responsible for action and activity. This guna is considered positive when in balance.
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According to Sri Aurobindo, all British Romantic poetry could be considered as Rajasic in nature, as occurring from the vital and emotional planes.
Progress through science, technology and social institutions that protect individual rights is the new dynamic, the change-agent - the rajasic surge of humans.
Each floor of this three-storied hotel is said to be characterized as Sattvic, Rajasic, and Tamasic; with Sattvic floor containing rooms like Nirvan, Prakriti, Mandala, and Shuddhi.
By contrast, Rajasic foods are energising and challenging; they are bitter, sour, salty, pungent, and spicy (flied, curried, shellfish, salsa, chips).
With luck, Rajasic creativity comes to the rescue and the sculptor goes to work, shaping the stone with hammer, chisel, hard-work, determination and sweat.
Giving with regrets or in expectation of receiving some favor or of getting something in return is rajasic.
Just as we can have a more predominant dosha in our constitution (say we are pitta predominant), so can our mind have a more predominant quality (either rajasic, tamasic, or sattvic).
This alternate description would, further, fit the distinctions made between the energetic, passionate rajasic beings and the tranquil, reflective sattvic ones.
Rajasic qualities include such things as energy, external action, spontaneity, dynamism, desire, longing, disagreeableness, frustration, hatred, envy, pride, blame, dishonesty, and sexual desire.
This looks like an expectation of moving/ changing from Tamasic to Rajasic to Sattwic personalities.
These are of Rajasic or Tamasico Rajasic or Rajasico-Sattwic types.
This change hurts those who are already standing on the rajasic plane leaders, officials, entrepreneurs, doers.