Glossary – Teachings of Great Sages and Gurus of India
TalaRhythm. Division of a certain length of time into several parts.
TamasTamas is the lowest of the three Gunas (qualities - Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas). Tamas is a force which promotes darkness, dissolution, death, destruction, ignorance, sloth, and resistance.
Turiya~~~ Turiya is the background that underlies and transcends the three common states of consciousness of waking consciousness, dreaming, and dreamless sleep.