Finding Wisdom In Everyday Things
Yoga and Total Health|November 2021
There is wisdom in the things we do mechanically but do we know why we do them?
Dr. Hansaji J. Yogendra

There is a lot of thought behind the things we do in life so mechanically. To a great extent, after attaining a deep understanding about many things, they have been told to us for the benefit of all.

The human body and the human mind have been understood so well that certain systems were developed in our country. Instead of breaking them, we should understand them and put them into practice. For example, the emphasis on taking a bath daily is not there anywhere else in the world to this extent. Similarly, certain ingredients must be there in the kitchen - salt, Haldi (turmeric) powder, Dhanyia (coriander) powder, Rai (mustard seeds), Jeera (cumin seeds), Methi (fenugreek seeds), Hing (asafoetida). There is a purpose behind having these items in the kitchen.

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