List of Connection Obstacles
The word passion is used to
The distracting power of passion is by nature active, and from it the primeval emanation of activity has taken place. The mental states like desire and pain continually arise from it as well. 111
Lust, anger, greed, pride, envy, and so on, self importance, jealousy, and so on these are the awful effects produced by passion. Consequently this quality of passion is the cause of bondage. 112
- Sankaracharya, Adi. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom. Translated by John Richards. 1998, 1946. http://datadump.lightningpath.org/readings/viveka-sanskrit.pdf.