Food, clothing, and shelter are the three lower paths.
To desire and make a display of clothing is karma for the path of beasts. To greedily crave food is karma for the path of famished ghosts. To desire to set up a fixed shelter is karma for the path of hell.
Hence, if you aspire to part from the three lower paths, you must free yourself from craving for food, clothing, and shelter. […]
Leave these to the workings of fate.