|Etymology/ Definition||शोकः पुत्रादिवियोग चित्तोद्वेगः । सु.सू.१ /२४/३ डल्हण|
|Reference||C.V.4/8, C.Su.25/40, S.Su.27/5|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – sorrow , affliction , anguish|
|Implied Meaning||It is an emotion of great sadness associated with loss of close ones ( e. g. demise of son )|
|Elaboration||Sorrow is examined by lack of strength of mind. It is the most dominant thing that causes S`hoshan`a ( depletion of body tissues ). It is one of the causes of various psychological disorder, diarrhea and fever. Happiness is the remedy for sorrow.|
It is one of the mental faculties induced by a sudden, unexpected loss of a near and dear one, monies etc. which lead to agitation of the mind and loss of appetites which if prolonged leads to depletion of the body constituents S`hoshan`a.
|Antonym||Harsha, Prassada, Utshaaha|
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