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Religion’s Love Hate Relationship with the Physical Body

In Bhagavad Gita, Krishna says to Arjuna

As you put on fresh new clothes and take off those you’ve worn, you’ll replace your body with a fresh one, newly born.

On The Uselessness of The Body

Would you believe that the body is just a container of spirit and once gone it is no longer important and has to be disposed of. Similarly Tibet philosophy also states that the body is just a vessel for the soul.

On The Usefulness of Body

Body is a vessel to experience the life in this world. Body is the only thing we have that represents ourselves in the physical world. Your body is the ground for mind.

In the Christian view, the health of the body is vital insofar as it facilitates a relationship with God.



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Yogesh Malik

Yogesh Malik

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