General Health Rules

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General Health Rules
Speaker Shrii Shrii Anandamurti
Date 1965
Place Jamalpur
Included in Ananda Marga Caryacarya Part 3
Location in Sarkarverse
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General Health Rules is the 6th chapter of Ananda Marga Caryacarya Part 3 written by Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar. In this chapter Sarkar instructed general health rules.[1]

Chapter synopsis

The first part of this chapter contains general health rules for both males and females.[1]

  1. Body and clothing must be kept neat and clean.
  2. After urinating use water or cleanse yourself by some other means.
  3. Pay attention to the regular clearing of the bowels.
  4. Do not sleep on a soft bed.
  5. When taking a bath, all parts of the body, in particular the armpits and groin, should be cleaned properly. Soap, oil, and comb should be used every day. The body hair should never be cut, especially in the armpit and pubic region.
  6. Before morning and evening sádhaná, either do vyápaka shaoca or take full bath.
  7. Before and after meals, and before sleep, do vyápaka shaoca with cold water. If it is very cold, use lukewarm water.
  8. Drink a sufficient quantity of water every day, but do not drink too much at any one time.
  9. Sleeping during the day and staying awake at night are to be avoided.
  10. All intoxicants are támasika and are to be discarded like poison.


Preceded by
Physical Restraint
Ananda Marga Caryacarya Part 3
With: General Health Rules
Succeeded by
Different Yoga Practices