All About Bharatiya Sanatana Dharmam otherwise known as Hinduism : Ch-3.15.10
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CHAPTER- 3 : HINDU DHARMA- 15.10
15. The Law of Spiritual Economics-10
10. The Vanaprastha or the Recluse
The next stage is that of the Varnaprastha.
Brahmacharya is a preparation for the life of the householder.
Even so, Vanaprastha is a preparation for the final stage of Sannyasa.
After discharging all the duties of a householder, he should retire to the forest or a solitary country place and begin to meditate in solitude on higher spiritual things.
He is now free from social bonds and the responsibilities of life.
He has ample time for study of scriptures.
His wife may go with him or remain with her sons.
Next : 11. The Sannyasin or the Renunciate
To be continued...