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8 Bonds

8 Bonds
 
 from the root pas, “to bind”. The pasu is in fact the man who is bound by the bonds (pasa), of which the Kularnava-Tantra enumerates eight namely, pity (daya), ignorance and delusion (moha), fear (bhaya), shame (lajja), disgust (ghrna), family (kula), custom (sila), and caste (varna).
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