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Why should one bend in the waist while sweeping the floor?

Everyone knows how to clean the house and the courtyard. From the scientific and hygienic point of view, cleanliness is important. However, at a spiritual level, this is an important conduct (āchār). Abiding by it, one benefits at the subtle level too.

Sweeping with a broom creates friction with the floor and distressing vibrations are generated. In addition to the person who is sweeping with a broom, these vibrations are distressful for the other members of the family too in less or more proportion. When one sweeps in the morning, due to the ttvik and Chaitanya waves present in the environment, these distressing vibrations are kept under control and no one is distressed by the act of sweeping the floor. Click here to read more.

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