Thought of The Day

20th February 2020

शरीरस्य गुणानां च दूर मत्यन्त मन्तरम्।
शरीरं क्षण विध्वंसि कल्पान्त स्थायिनो गुणाः।।

There is a substantial distinction between a body and its virtues. The physical body can be destroyed in a moment, whereas good qualities last till the end of a kalpa* (an eon).

*a kalpa is the duration of time considered to be the length of a single cycle of the cosmos from creation to dissolution – in the Puranas, it is described as 4.32 billion years.

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