If a man wants
If a man wants to increase his power of concentration, he needs to reduce his worldly desires and activities.
Since there is never a time when worldly activities come to an end, limit your activities. -Atisha
Those otherworldly desires were just as foolish as the worldly desires. – Osho
Worldly desires are against the Spirit, and the Spirit is against worldly desires – Galatians 5:17 .
Don’t gratify worldly desires – Galatians 5:16 .
Walk in the Spirit and don’t gratify worldly desires – Galatians 5:16 .
Reject irreverence and worldly desires and… live self-controlled, honest, and reverent lives – Ti 2:12
I am sometimes asked whether this vow of celibacy is really desirable and indeed whether it is really possible. Suffice to say that its practice is not simply a matter of suppressing desires. On the contrary, it is necessary to fully accept the existence of these desires and to transcend them by the power of reasoning. When successful, the result on the mind can be very beneficial.
Power over others is ugly. It is inhuman,because to have power over somebody means to reduce that person to a thing. He becomes your possession.
Chanting a mantra for 5 to 20 minutes every day is an easy and effective way to reduce stress and improve concentration.