mūḍhaDevanāgarī: मूढ Translation: stupefied; bewildered; perplexed; Related concepts:kṣipta, vikṣipta, ekāgra, nirodha, citta, ekāgratā
Appears inSāṃkhya Kārikā:
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“A slightly better condition than Kṣipta
is what is called Mūḍha.
Here the mind is like a dull, sleepy, heavy buffalo.
There is hardly any inclination to act, to respond, or to observe.
This could be a temporary situation or a more regular affair.
There are many reasons for this–”
– TKV Desikachar Religiousness in Yoga
‘The Way the Mind Functions and the Concept of Nirodha’
Chapter Eighteen Page 251