20 Important Spiritual Instructions : 13, 14 & 15.





13. OBSERVE MOUNA :



Observe Mouna (vow of silence) for a couple of hours daily.

Do not make gestures and inarticulate noises during the period of silence.



14. DISCIPLINE OF SPEECH :



Speak the truth at all cost.

Speak a little. Speak sweetly.

Always utter encouraging words.

Never condemn, criticize or discourage.

Do not raise your voice and shout at little children or subordinates.



15. BE CONTENT :


Reduce your wants.

If you have four shirts, reduce the number to three or two.

Lead a happy, contented life.

Avoid unnecessary worry.

Be mentally detached.

Have plain living and high thinking.

Think of those who do not possess even one-tenth of what you have.

Share with others.


Swami Sivananda

To be continued  ...




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