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3 Basic Factors of Avidya

3 Basic factors of Avidya The demoniac hosts were led by the three brothers, Surapadma, Simhamukha, and Taraka, who represented respectively the three basic factors of avidya or nescience, ahankara (self-centred ego governed by likes and dislikes), krodha (wrath), and moha (illusion). Skanda with His spear, representing illumination, destroyed the forces of avidhya.[5] http://www.murugan.org/research/venkataraman.htm avidya: ahankara, krodha, moha
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