PERSISTENCE OF PREVIOUS CHARACTERISTICS
If in his previous life a man was a bachelor, who may, or may not, have committed the sexual act, and becomes in this life a mast, he is of the mahbubi type. This is because the sanskaras of love for women were unexpressed in his past life, and in this life they find expression in the wearing of some part of a woman's dress, or in acting in some ways like a woman.
Tukaram understood this persistence of previous characteristics when he wrote:
THE WAYFARERS, p. 35, William Donkin
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