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How did one become a dasa and is it consented upon

According to Manu Smriti 8.415 there are seven ways one can become a Dasa (translated here as slave). ध्वजाहृतो भक्तदासो गृहजः क्रीतदत्त्रिमौ । पैत्रिको दण्डदासश्च सप्तैते दासयोनयः ॥ ४१५ ॥ dhvajāhṛto ...
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Can Shudras not attain heaven?

Any manuṣya, regardless of liṅga or jāti (including cāṇḍāla), has the potential to attain svargagati or narakagati (upon mṛtyu), depending on that person's karman. karama pradhāna bisva kari rākhā / ...
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