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Unbelievable!!!
The 13th century poet saint #Gyandev created a children's game called #MokshaPatam. The British later named it #Snakes_And_Ladders & diluted the entire knowledge - instead of the original #MokshaPatam.
In the original one hundred square game board,

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the 12th square was faith, the 51st square was reliability, the 57th square was generosity, the 76th square was knowledge, and the 78th square was asceticism. These were the squares where the ladders were found and one could move ahead faster.

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The 41st square was for disobedience, the 44th square for arrogance, the 49th square for vulgarity, the 52nd square for theft, the 58th square for lying, the 62nd square for drunkenness, the 69th square for debt, the 84th square for anger, the 92nd square for greed,

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