Chapter 20 Vasanas : 1.2
1. Vasanas-how They Manifest-2.
The whole mango tree with branches, leaves and fruits is contained in a subtle form in the seed.
It takes time for manifestation.
Even so, the Vasana of lust lurks in the mind when you are a boy,
manifests at 18,
fills the whole body at 25,
works havoc from 25 to 45
and then it gradually declines.
Various forms of wrong-doing and mischief are done by human beings between 25 and 45.
This is the most critical period of life.
There is no particular difference between a boy and a girl in their characteristics when they are young.
After attaining puberty they exhibit their characteristic qualities.
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