20 Important Spiritual Instructions : 10, 11 & 12.




10. HAVE SATSANG  :


Give up bad company, smoking, meat and alcoholic liquors entirely.

Have constant Satsang (association with holy people).

Do not develop any evil habits.

Deliberately exert to develop positive virtuous qualities.


11. FAST  :


Fast on Ekadasi (11th day of the Hindu lunar fortnight) or live on milk and fruits only.

Christians must fast on alternate Sundays, Muslims on alternate Fridays, and Parsis on a suitable day every fortnight.


12. JAPA MALA :


Have a Japa Mala (rosary) around your neck or in your pocket or underneath your pillow at night.

This will remind you of God.

Twirl the beads during your leisure.

You should repeat the Name at all times, whatever task you may be engaged in.

Swami Sivananda

To be continued  ...



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