To accept your physical body,

This transient home of the soul,

As a perfect mandala of enlightenment, is wisdom.

To see your physical body and its processes

As anything less than enlightenment is a mistake.


I know that there are many spiritual traditions

That disagree with me;

According to them your physical body is corrupt.


I don’t really care.

Because to criticize the physical body is to

Criticize the designs and the designer of creation.

It is a sign of spiritual immaturity and weakness.

Only a strong, mature and wise person can

Embrace all of existence as God.


To do this you must see beyond the surface of life

And know its deeper reality.

Those who reject the physical and praise the spiritual

Have not yet passed the universe’s course in