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Translations of
English jealousy,
Pali issā
Sanskrit irshya, īrṣyā
Tibetan ཕྲག་དོག
(Wylie: phrag dog;
THL: tradok

Irshya (Sanskrit, also īrṣyā; Pali: issā; Tibetan: phrag dog) is a Buddhist term that is translated as "jealousy" or "envy". It is defined as a state of mind in which one is highly agitated to obtain wealth and honor for oneself, but unable to bear the excellence of others.[1][2]

Irshya is identified as:

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Guenther (1975), Kindle Locations 890-891.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kunsang (2004), p. 26.


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