Ojas is the ‘power of good character,’ which everyone MUST have in order to ward off the tendencies of violence. Any thought that we hold or action that we do which is in violation of our Real Nature must be overcome. We do this by cultivating noble thoughts and developing good habits, which increase our Ojas.

One's oratory skills, and even one's physical strength, are not necessarily signs of the extent of one's Ojas. The evidence of the strength of our character lies in our spirit of compassion and absence of ego.

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