Care of the Physical Body

Care of the Physical Body

Meera: Is surrender to the needs of the physical body per se sinful?


Swamiji: Don't be indifferent to the sense objects, says the Upanishad. The physical body is to be looked after because it is the instrument for moksha (liberation). The body, therefore, is a means for moksha. A seeker, in the beginning, must look after the body very well. And when you live the dharma of your station in life in a desireless attitude, the mind gets chastened...

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