Live Long and Prosper
"It is evident that the simple Asian arithmetic for a long life is to take happiness, subtract tension, divide worries and multiply exercise."
K. Chidanand Kumar
Your article "Long Lives Well Lived" explored the reasons that Asians in certain areas have an exceptional life expectancy [July 21]. I have observed that the Buddhist monks of Thailand's Forest Tradition, despite eating only one meager meal a day and sleeping only four to six hours a night, tend to live very long lives. The tranquillity of...
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