Celibacy/Abstinence/Pursuit of Wealth


Namaskar Dhananjayji,
         All of us are running after money,it wastes a lot of precious time in accumulating as much as possile wealth.Considering we aim for pious,yogic and simple life, will you guide us how much we should aspire for in modern circumstances.what proportion of money should we save to not worry of future.i know ans will vary from person to person but i am asking from perspective of average small town middle income family i.e. 3 lakhs to 5 lakhs p.a.

All one needs to do is follow the occupation which naturally comes on account of one's 'Prarabdha karma' and devote the required time to the practice of 'Atma Sadhana'. Such a one is content with what comes through his efforts and unattached to wealth. The rest, HE takes care.

ॐ तत् सत्
(That Supreme being is the absolute truth)  


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