Baha'u'llah & the New Era by -J. Esslemont- 2 Para

..the human body serves a temporary purpose in the development of the soul, and when.. served, is laid aside; just as the eggshell.. is broken and discarded. 'Abdul-Baha says that the physical body is incapable of immortality, for it is a composite thing, built up of atoms and molecules, and, like all things that are composed; must, in time, become decomposed. (101:2)

The body should be the servant of the soul, never its master, but.. a willing, obedient and efficient servant.. (101:3)

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