Buddhism

Buddhist Understanding of Health

The Meaning of Health:
The Meaning of Health:

Health refers to a physical and mental condition without illness and diseases. What is Buddhist disease? The meaning of health and disease encompasses two aspects in Buddhism: disease of body and disease of mind.

Mental disease is associated with all kinds of sufferings:
Mental disease is associated with all kinds of sufferings:

They believe mental health means the condition completely free from all sufferings. It doesn’t mean that a mentally healthy person doesn’t suffer from any other physical pains, but means that all the physical ailments cannot disturb one’s mind.

Physical health:
Physical health:

It is referring to the body conditions. However, Buddhist physical health has extended to the perfection of the mind. Body pains and death are just two superficial aspects. It goes further to one’s life goal and one’s pursuit of extending life scope.

Buddhist Health Care
Buddhist Health Care

Buddhism offers The Noble Eightfold Path to prevent all diseases. The Buddha teaches that we diminish the roots of diseases by removing ignorance, attachment and desire. The more we remove, the healthier we will become.

Connection with the virtuous:
Connection with the virtuous:

Since the more wisely we consider, the healthier our mind are. Living with the virtuous help get progress in health. To live in tune with nature and with less attachment will benefit us a clam mind.

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