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Title: Pradāśa  
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Subject: Mental factors (Buddhism), Outline of Buddhism
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Translations of
English: spite,
Sanskrit: pradāśa
Tibetan: འཚིག་པ།
(Wylie: 'tshig pa;
THL: tsikpa
Glossary of Buddhism

Pradāśa (Sanskrit; Tibetan phonetic: tsikpa) is a

See also

Spite is a derivative of anger (pratigha).[3]

What is spite (pradāśa)? It is a vindictive attitude preceded by fury/indignation (krodha) and resentment (upanāha)–forming part of anger–and its function is to become the basis for harsh and strong words, to increase what is not meritorious, and not to allow one to feel happy.[1]

The Abhidharma-samuccaya states:

teachings. Abhidharma within the Mahayana mental factors It is one of the twenty subsidiary unwholesome [2][1]

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