What I learnt from reading the Manusmriti

Okay, this is not about what you probably think it is about.

Usury
Noun: The action or practice of lending money at unreasonably high rates of interest.

Dyspepsia
Noun: Indigestion

Victual
Noun: Food or provisions

Coparcener
Noun: A person who shares equally with others in the inheritance of an undivided estate or in the rights to it (in the UK now as equitable interests).

Unlcoven
Adjective: (Animal) without hoofs

Ordure
Noun: Excrement; dung.

Primogeniture
Noun: The state of being the firstborn child.

Ichneumon
Noun: A slender parasitic wasp with long antennae, which deposits its eggs in, on, or near the larvae of other insects.



Virasana
Hero Pose. Virasana is a basic seated and starting asana for several forward and backwards bends and certain twists. Virasana may also be used as an alternative to other seated asanas such as the padmasana (lotus pose).


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