The Game of Health – Stoicism & The Vedas

the game of health - stoicism and the vedas

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?

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