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Krodha (Skt., ‘anger, wrath’). In the Mahābhārata, one of the ‘five sins’ the yogin must overcome: lust (kāma), anger (krodha), greed (lobha), fear (bhaya), and sleep (svapna).

In Hindu ethics, krodha is one of the six internal enemies against which all must be vigilant, the others being lust, greed, infatuation (moha), pride (mada), and envy (mātsarya). The two basic sins from whence all others derive are kāma and krodha.