Definition of tamasic in English:


Syllabification: ta·mas·ic
Pronunciation: /təˈmasik/

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  • (In Ayurveda) denoting a class of foods that are dry, old, foul, or unpalatable, and are thought to promote pessimism, ignorance, laziness, criminal tendencies, and doubt. Compare rajasic, sattvic.

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