prakriti

noun
prak·ri·ti | \ ˈprəkrətē \
plural -s

Definition of prakriti 

1 : unmanifested cosmic energy or potential matter that in Sankhya philosophy is constituted of the three gunas and that in contact with purusha produces a disequilibrium among the gunas which in turn results in the production of the manifested world

2 : the phenomenal world : matter, nature

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