By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Anusaya, AnuZaya, Anushaya
Anuśaya literally means ‘left over even after experience’.
Even when puṇya is exhausted, there are other karmas still left over, which will fructify and give the jīva further births and experiences. Such residual karma is called anuśaya. The word is sometimes used in the sense of paścātāpa or repentance.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore