Leisure time is the golden time to be utilized in one’s spiritual and intellectual development. One can groom one’s personality by properly utilising the leisure time. We should use this time with definite plan. Idle use of leisure time is abuse of time. We should use our leisure time to satisfy our inner demands. Reading holy books, adventurous books or scriptures enriches our knowledge of culture, tradition and spirituality. It broadens our outlook. Leisure time can also be utilized to pursue some social or creative activity. It makes us cultured and elevated.
A man, who understands the importance of time, spends his leisure time in some purposeful activity. He likes to enjoy this time in learning, painting, music, gardening, singing or photography. Gardening is a useful and profitable leisure activity. Some people spend this time in stamp collection or coin collection as well. Stamp collection is a good activity. It is a good source of both knowledge and learning.
Life without leisure is dull and boring. It is monotonous. Human nature looks for change. It enjoys change. Leisure provides that change. This change instills in him new energy and strength. It refreshes our brain. It satisfies the natural urge for creativity and brings profits as well. We should be very cautious in our choice of leisure activity. It should suit our resources, time and temperament. Only then leisure is going to be enjoyable and profitable.