It is a disgrace to grow old through sheer carelessness before seeing what manner of man you may become by developing your bodily strength and beauty to their highest limit – Socrates (translation gratefully borrowed from the Perseus Project)
The Ancient Stoics considered great physical health a prerequisite to a sound mind and spirit.
It is also of no surprise that the Vedic system considers health a type of resource (artha) that is supposed to support our thriving life (dharma).
- But how do we know where to draw the line when it comes to physical health?
- Are we taking care of ourselves enough?
- Are we going overboard?
Learn more about the Vedic pillars for a good life on our podcast episode 038 coming out this Thursday.
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