Five poisons

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The five poisons (Skt. pañca kleśaviṣa; Wyl. dug lnga) are the following disturbing emotions:

  1. desire,
  2. anger,
  3. delusion or ignorance,
  4. pride,
  5. jealousy.

These five can be further condensed into the three poisons: pride is a combination of ignorance and desire (or attachment), and jealousy is a combination of attachment and aggression.