1) Sattwa: This term symbolizes knowledge, peace and harmony. The main aim of Sattwa is to bind us to the renowned worldly pleasures, which to an extent, also acts as a barrier in paving way for emancipation. At times, Sattwa is also expressed as soul.
2) Rajas- The term Rajas refers to pleasure, activities and motivation. Rajas helps in binding the motivation of an individual coupled with desire in order to produce pleasure. It is also expressed as emotions and mind.
3) Tams – Is referred to as ignorance, inertia, stability and attachment. Tamas is best expressed by a human body (physically). In this Guna, our tendencies are attached with our inertia to stick to form and situation.