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

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:

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  1. ^ a b Guenther (1975), Kindle Locations 890-891.
  2. ^ a b Kunsang (2004), p. 26.


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