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tamas - One of the three universal gunas (triguna) or qualities of consciousness (vijnana); the principle of darkness, ignorance (avidya or moha), and inertia. It is responsible for sleep, heaviness (guru), slowness (manda), unconsciousness, and decay.

Vaidya Vasant Lad, Textbook of Ayurveda Volume 1, 2001: p. 311

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