In Gotham we meet The Shaman who was conditioning Bruce into emotionless puppet and used acupuncture needles with the Hindi words on the non-pointy end which Bruce called symbols:

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They were clearly six and only three were readable:

  1. भय - Fear

  2. सुख - Amusement

  3. रोष - Wrath or rage

But is there some pattern of emotions here which can help us predict which three other needles were? Does it belong to some Hindu ideology emotion set?

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It describes the six main emotions:

  1. Anger (रोष)
  2. Disgust
  3. Fear (भय)
  4. Happiness (सुख)
  5. Sadness
  6. Surprise

Wikipedia emotions diagram

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emotion#Basic_emotions

So fill in with other Hindi words for each emotion as necessary! :D

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