Chapter 20 Vasanas : 2.
2. Chapalata -
Chapalata is Vasana of a mild type.
It lasts for a short time only.
There are two kinds of important Chapalatas.
There is the Jihva-Chapalata of the tongue where the tongue wants to eat the various things every now and then.
It is a form of morbid appetite.
Rich people who lead a luxurious life have this form of Chapalata.
The other variety is the Upastha-Chapalata wherein the sex Indriyas wants to taste again and again the sexual enjoyment (Sparsa).
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