Patrick Olivelle jpo at UTS.CC.UTEXAS.EDU
Tue Dec 9 12:34:11 UTC 2003


The closest we get is the sixth kind of son called "apaviddha" --
that is a child who has been abandoned by the parents and then
adopted by someone else. See Manu 9.171. It is not clear from the
texts whether this child is a baby, a toddler, or an older child. The
age is left undefined.


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