Living with Reality – Ep. 24 – Urges and Their Suppression


In this episode of Living with Reality, Dr. Robert Svoboda explores urges, why we shouldn’t suppress them, and the difference between cultural urges and physiological urges.

Dr. Svoboda begins by breaking down the list of 14 physiological urges generally found in the ancient Ayurvedic texts. He focuses on the three pillars of life: digestion, sleep, and sexual energy.  Dr. Svoboda talks about how none of these physiological urges should be suppressed, as it can severely obstruct the flow of energy moving through the body.

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