If we're able to develop mindfulness of the body, the Buddha teaches, we'll find our way to the goal of awakening. In the simile of the salt crystal, he explains the benefits of developing this mindfulness. The dharma talk was given by Peter Doobinin on November 29, 2020.
They awaken, always wide awake:
whose mindfulness, both day & night,
is constantly immersed
in the body.