Running and losing weight1

Quite recently I weighed myself, and I literally cried! Then I ran and walked eleven miles, without taking any food. In a day or two I took off nine pounds. Tomorrow also I will take off another one or two pounds. If I can do it, others can also do it.

There are many, many things which I do to encourage and inspire others. I run and keep my weight down because what I preach, I also want to practise in my life. Many Masters don’t do this kind of thing — losing weight and taking exercise. Their God-realisation will not disappear if they become exorbitantly fat.


  1. RB 443. 4 December 1981

Sri Chinmoy, Run and become, become and run, part 9.First published by Agni Press in 1983.

This is the 517th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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