anartha

lit. an = non; artha = value
unwanted desires, activities or habits that impede one’s advancement in bhakti; in other words, everything that is against bhakti. These anarthas are of four types: 1) duṣkṛtottha, those arising from past sins 2) sukṛtottha, those arising from previous pious activities 3) aparādhottha, those arising from offenses 4) bhakty-uttha, those arising in relationship to bhakti

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