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24 Jun 2015
The body is not to be despised with the ascetic nor neglected with the mystic. It is to be understood and rightly used. It is to be cared for as one of the instruments whose total contribution will enable us to fulfil the spiritual purpose of life on earth.
17 Nov 2020
Most students know that the preparatory work includes purifying the heart of base feelings and clearing the mind of negative thoughts--arduous but necessary work. Few students know that it also includes cleansing the body of toxic matter.
18 Dec 2020
The body is our physical home. Through its five senses we may suffer pain and misery or enjoy satisfaction and pleasure. Therefore it should be well treated and well cared for, kept healthy as far as we can. This is not only a personal need but also a spiritual duty for its condition may obstruct or assist the inner work.
29 Nov 2017
The earth is the scene where man is placed to achieve his spiritual development. The body is the only direct contact he has with it: How foolish is it to mistreat the body through ignorance, abuse it through carelessness, or neglect it through laziness?
18 Sep 2018
Chemical changes in every cell of his body are the outer physical result of this inner second birth.