A man wishing to be healthy throughout his life has to be healthy everyday as well. Health depends on how one spends each day. Controlled and guided activities of body and mind are essential for maintaining sound health :
- This book describes in detail how to take care of eyes, ears, nose, voice, skin and keep these organs healthy. It also stresses the importance of various types of massage and bath. It gives guidelines for the diet in different constitutions.
- It describes in detail the advantages and disadvantages of drinking alcohol and in whom the alcohol is absolutely contraindicated.
- It gives the details of sex including how often to perform sex, the diet and medicines useful in maintaining sex vigour and conditions where sex is contraindicated.
It gives rasayana, i.e. tonics for various tissues and organs to prevent aging. It emphasis the importance of exercise as well as sleep. It describes the importance and advantages of worshiping and meditation.
- It describes the daily regime, i.e. how one should spend his day from awakening to sleep. It also explains the adverse effects of changing environment in different seasons which affects health and how one should modify his diet and activity during various seasons so that one remains healthy throughout the year.