[Advaita-l] Physical Fitness

Venkatesh Murthy vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 22:23:24 CST 2011

Namaste Sri Sriram


My wife is Madhva by birth. She told Madhva had huge physical strength
and drank many litres of milk and ate many dozen bananas at once and
lifted heavy things like rocks.  I feel Adi Sankara must have huge
physical stamina also. He walked all over India and also climbed

Spiritual strength is a must but  physically weak person may face
problems. Spiritual practices require physical strength also  to some



2011/3/5 Sriram Krishnamurthy <asksriramjobs at gmail.com>:
> Venkatesh Ji,
> Shankara's commentary is as follows:
> This atma is not attainable by one who does not have strength,strength
> meaning the spiritual strength(viryahinena) born out of abidance in the
> atma(atma nistha).
> Om Tat Sat,

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