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Celibacy/Abstinence: chastity slip, indulgence cost celibacy brahmacharya chastity control meditation
indulgence cost celibacy brahmacharya chastity control meditation: Hello Carr! Great to get your question. I hope my answer will be of help to you. Q: What are the negative effects of looking at porn? A: The spiritual cost of looking at porn is incredibly high. As you develop a stronger spiritual practice and begin washing...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Toxins and release thereof, toxins detoxify celibacy chastity
toxins detoxify celibacy chastity: Hello Greg! Great to get your question. I hope my answers will be of use. Q: How long does it take for a diligent practitioner to become an Urdhaveta (non-sperm releasing yogi)? A: Diligent practitioners can expect to start skipping periods within the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, year celibacy methods stages technique
year celibacy methods stages technique: Thanks for your question! Answers are as follows: Q: What are some of your methods for celebacy? A: Celibacy must usually be attempted within stages. The time can be increased as strength is attained. Typically we recommend starting with two weeks...

Celibacy/Abstinence: how to focus and keep pure thoughts, julian lee, obscene literature
julian lee, obscene literature, brother ian: Thanks for your question! I ll do my best to answer to your satisfaction. I understand your question to be: how can one become totally continent? What is the process? The answer is that you are actually in that process right now. The trying and failing...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy tips, spermatorrhea, masturbation
spermatorrhea, masturbation: Hello Saravanakumar! Thanks for the questions. I ll do my best to answer them below. Q: What should I do about wet dreams? A: More sublimation of the semen is needed - more chanting, meditation, and diligent work. Also, sleeping early, not eating after...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy questions, herbs asanas
herbs asanas: Thanks for your questions, Saravanakumar! I ll do my best to answer them. Q: Are there any simple yogasanas for controlling the man s sex desire ? A: Yes, Sivananda recommends the simple Indian-style sitting position - left heel at the genital base,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Abstinence during marriage, favorable days, sensible reason
favorable days, sensible reason, society articles: Hello Vijay! I ll do my best to help with your questions. First, some impressions and comments: It s great that you made it through a month. Next time, try to beat that record. We suggest keeping a journal of your day to day activities to monitor...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy Benefits, celibacy chastity benefits list
celibacy chastity benefits list: Hello Srikanth, great to get your question! Q: What (point by point) are the benefits you have received from being celibate? A: These are the benefits I received (in the order that I received them): 1. I experienced a noble sense of existence. 2. My...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy Benefits, celibate, physical aspects
Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy Benefits, celibate, physical aspects, kama sutra

Celibacy/Abstinence: Pain in abdomen/back with chastity, negative emotion, separate entities
Celibacy/Abstinence: Pain in abdomen/back with chastity, negative emotion, separate entities, lustful thoughts

Celibacy/Abstinence: Tantra Yoga Kama Sutra, kama sutra, sr 1
Celibacy/Abstinence: Tantra Yoga Kama Sutra, kama sutra, sr 1, qid

Celibacy/Abstinence: Pain in abdomen/back with chastity, lust temptation coping dealing
lust temptation coping dealing: Hello John! Great to get your question. I ve summarized and answered your questions below. Q: Could back pain be related to celibacy? A: Yes. It could be related if you are having pains in the lower back, which relates to the traditional Chinese medicine...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Semen conservation, absorb semen
absorb semen: Hello Srikanth, great to get your question! I ve summarized your questions and answered them below. Q: Is sublimation necessary to absorb semen? A: In the short term, no, but in the long term, yes. When you fist start, say for that week, or even up to...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Tantra Yoga Kama Sutra, tantra kama sutra householders
tantra kama sutra householders: Nice to meet you, Angela. I ve summarized your questions below and have answered them to the best of my ability. Q: How can a sexual relationship get to a higher level? A: The first step to getting there from where you two are now would be to stop using...

Celibacy/Abstinence: anger and envy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Bruce, Trust you are doing fine. Coming to the topic on hand, A Brahmachari is a man whose chief aim is to ascend the ladder of eternal bliss and divinity by unveiling the layers of ignorance which have wrapped themselves around the soul and...

Celibacy/Abstinence: your answer, allegory of the cave, heart of a lion
allegory of the cave, heart of a lion, corrupt culture: Hello Bruce, Much honored to receive the compliments and to be of small service. While the good wishes have certainly fueled more inspiration and zest towards my efforts, I consider myself nothing more than a striving student of celibacy, trying to be ever...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya in Islam..00, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Hope you are doing good. Coming to your query, Q: What is the basis on which a celibate can successfully try for a wanted child from his legally wedded wife? A: Nature has formulated the sexual act with only one purpose - Procreation ....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/tension, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Troy, Trust you are doing good, coming to your query, Q1: Why do people generally experience an apparent release of tension further to the sexual act? A: When man comes under sexual duress, positive pranic energy or vital life energy which...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sural, Good to know of your interest in celibacy, coming to your query Q1: Does a slip in celibacy after a month from start bring one back to the same level? A: Conservation and transmutation of Semen results in a corresponding increase in the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: controlling anger, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Trust you are doing fine, coming to the query: Q: How does one deal with increased anger and frustration, if he finds himself in such a state at the start of celibacy? A: Anger and frustration are the result of built up desires within us...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, full energy, sex life
Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, full energy, sex life, blessings

Celibacy/Abstinence: on maintaining celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, I presume you mean to ask if there is much loss of vital essence in a wet dream. The quantity of loss depends on numerous factors such as intensity of the sexual currents from within, period of abstinence and certain physiological factors....

Celibacy/Abstinence: 12 years, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Hope you are doing good. Coming to your queries, Q1: What is the significance behind practicing Brahmacharya for a period of 12 years? A: If one wanted to take a kettle of water and convert it to steam what would one do? Firstly the kettle...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/Physical & Mental, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Nice to see that you have started the practice of Brahmacharya. Focus on transmutation of the sexual essence through adequate physical, mental and spiritual activity and by keeping away from all sources of sense stimulation. Once three months...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Ejaculatory Control and Celibacy benefits, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Trust you are doing fine. Coming to the query: Q: Can a man develop Medha Naadi through non-ejaculatory sexual relations? A: As per the scriptures, results such as the Buddhi Naadi appear in the brain of the Brahmachari further to...

Celibacy/Abstinence: your experience, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Bruce, Trust things are going good your side. I m doing fine, thank you. Coming to the question at hand, Q: What triggered me to choose the path of self restraint as a way of life? A: Fortunately in my case, I would call it Gods grace, there wasn...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fear, loneliness, doubt, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello John, Good to hear from you. To begin with, I will request you to put fears and worries aside and compose yourself with positivity. There is no problem or obstacle on earth capable of overpowering a man who puts in constant, sincere and focussed efforts...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fear and loss of confidence, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Keep the efforts at celibacy going. Coming to the queries, Q1: How does one overcome sexual urges? A: It will not be possible to overcome all these urges in one go at the start of celibacy. Hence the technique to be employed is to ensure...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Food for celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Trust you are keeping well, Coming to your query, Q: What is the right food for a celibate? A: Till one succeeds in a complete year of absolute celibacy, it is best to stay clear of all foods which stimulate the senses. These include onion,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Foolish for 5 years, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Good to see your interest as regards to the practice of celibacy, coming to your query: Q: Is it possible to progress in the path of self-realization and celibacy if one has indulged in sexual excess? A: The best of the sperm are available...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fear, loneliness, doubt, spiritual student, words of encouragement
Celibacy/Abstinence: Fear, loneliness, doubt, spiritual student, words of encouragement, celibate

Celibacy/Abstinence: fear and loneliness ,etc, ordinary men, selflessness
Celibacy/Abstinence: fear and loneliness ,etc, ordinary men, selflessness, celibacy

Celibacy/Abstinence: Initial barriers and Virginity benefits, physical strength, yama
Celibacy/Abstinence: Initial barriers and Virginity benefits, physical strength, yama, scriptures

Celibacy/Abstinence: faith on ourself, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sagar, Hope your are doing fine. Coming to your query, The practice of celibacy in the right sense in thought, word and deed indeed helps man to achieve great success. Enormous energy, ability and potential are made available to the body and mind...

Celibacy/Abstinence: fear and loneliness ,etc, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Bruce, How are things your side? Brahmacharya is essentially man s journey back to the domain of the glory and splendor of the soul. It is the soul in all of us that forms the source of all greatness, power, strength, will and achievement. The...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Initial barriers and Virginity benefits, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Raj, Good to see that you are interested in the practice of celibacy. Thanks for the queries. Coming to the answers, Q1: Does a person inexperienced in the sexual act have more of an advantage to succeed in celibacy? A: Every thought and action...

Celibacy/Abstinence: The outer world dream, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Shawn, Good to know of your interest as regards to celibacy. Reading past answers helps broaden understanding and hence is a recommended do for those interested in celibacy. Coming to your query, Q: What could be the reality behind and the connection...

Celibacy/Abstinence: regaining lost health and vigour, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Q1: Is it beneficial to practice celibacy after thirty years of age? If so what are the pointers to achieve this? A: Start a life of Brahmacharya by abhorring from the objects of senses in thought, word and deed. Keep a time frame of a month...

Celibacy/Abstinence: tips for the begginer, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Trust you are doing fine. Coming to your questions, Q: How does one avoid temptation? A: The best method to avoid succumbing to temptation is to realize the benefits of being celibate and keep one s mind, body and psyche busy with constructive...

Celibacy/Abstinence: I want to try abstinence, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The biological sex need which people refer to is itself apparent, false and non-existent. It is a trick of the mind and a result of imagination and recollection of past actions. A few months of celibacy will make man realize this fact. The purpose of the sexual...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Astral tubes, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Hope your are keeping well. Coming to the query, Q: What is the effect of relationships with the opposite sex through the medium of internet or phone indulged in with a desirous attitude and the effect of masturbation? A: An unmarried man...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Vijay, Good to know of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Keep the efforts going. Coming to your query, Q: Is Praanayaama or control of Praana a pre-requisite for success in celibacy? A: Praana refers to the net sum of all vital, life...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effect of Sexual relationships, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Q1: What is the effect of a physical/ sexual relationship between a man and a woman carried out for fun and entertainment outside the bounds of marriage? A: Whenever a man and woman indulge in sexual intercourse, the astral bodies (also called ‘subtle body’...

Celibacy/Abstinence: on celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sagar, Trust you are keeping well. Coming to your query, Q: How does one stay on the track of celibacy further to distractions generated by the highs and lows of life? A: Our present life is a result of out past actions and we are the architects...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Eggs ?, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Q: Since eating eggs is to be avoided by the Brahmachari, what is the alternate source of protein? A: Further to honest Brahmacharya for a certain period of time, various changes start occurring in the body of the Brahmachari. To begin with, tissues start...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fetish for female body parts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Hope you are doing good. Coming to the query, Q: What is the cause behind and the solution to overcome strong sexual longings in a person that exist from childhood? A: All the past karma accumulated from the innumerable births manifested...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Can you lose Buddhi Naadi through procreative intercourse?, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Emmanuel, Trust this finds you keeping fine. Lets come to the query, Q: What is the correlation between appearance of the Buddhi Naadi and procreative intercourse? A: Since the objective of the sexual act is progeny and progeny only, a celibate...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Masturbation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Josh, Good to read your letter. Coming to your query, Q: What is the effect of abstaining from masturbation? A: Masturbation is an act of perversion and deviation from normal, healthy living habits. It is an activity that produces negative vibrations...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Physical benefits, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Hope this finds you in good spirits and cheer, Coming to the query Q1: What are the physical benefits of Brahmacharya for someone who has been a non-celibate? A: The benefits of true celibacy are one and the same for each and everyone of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sivananda and Buddhi Nadi, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Emmanuel, Good to know of your increasing interest in Brahmacharya. Coming to the queries, Q1: Are there any examples of modern day Urdhvarethas? A: Since the human efforts that go into achieving and then maintaining the status of a perfect Urdhvaretha...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Tantric sex,, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Q. Can one indulge in Tantric sex or say moderate amounts of sex without ejaculation and yet get the effects of celibacy ? A. Tantric sex is a method of enjoyment of sexual pleasure, where the people involved follow a certain mode of life/ practices...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Temptations, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Thanks for the query. Coming to the answer, Q: How does a Brahmachari deal with temptations and desires? A: Sensory temptations that arise and threaten to make one stray from the path of Brahmacharya are due to strong past karma that surfaces...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, tantra, practice
tantra, practice, householding: Hello there! Thanks for you questions. I ve summarized and answered them below. Q: Is spermatorrhea a loss? A: Yes, but it is far less of a loss than an intentional (voluntary) loss. It affects the astral plane, whereas intentional losses affect all areas...

Celibacy/Abstinence: seminal retention, testicular, cancer
testicular, cancer, breast: That s a great question, Jeff! I ve summarized and answered your question below. Q: Does chastity cause testicular cancer? A: No, it does not. I ve never heard of a celibate man getting it, and the celibate men I know are in much better health than other...

Celibacy/Abstinence: spiritual significance of oral sex, oral, sex
oral, sex, dogs: Thanks for the question, Jeff! My answer is below. Q: What is the spiritual significance of oral sex? A: Oral sex is spiritually very damaging to both parties involved. For the receiver, it is an insult to their manhood. Their generative organ is placed...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy and career issues, music, career
music, career, log: Very interesting questions, Kavan! These should be helpful to many readers, so I thank you in advance. The questions have been summarized below. Q: Is it normal to feel confident *and* remorseful during celibacy? A: Sure it is! This is especially true...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy, Meditation and Fatigue, meditation, guru
meditation, guru, advice: Nice to hear from you, John! I ve summarized your questions below. Q: Does semen get used up when we meditate? A: If you are meditating well, yes. Sivananda refers to this as sublimation of semen from crude to more subtle forms. Q: If it gets used...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Its a struggle, baby steps, prayers
Celibacy/Abstinence: Its a struggle, baby steps, prayers

Celibacy/Abstinence: Siddhis from Celibacy, sexual activites, mental purification
Celibacy/Abstinence: Siddhis from Celibacy, sexual activites, mental purification, brahmacharya

Celibacy/Abstinence: Its a struggle, celibacy, possible
celibacy, possible, log: Hello Srikanth! Thanks for your questions. Q: The first six months of establishing celibacy is difficult. Does this mean celibacy is contrary to my true nature? A: No, it means that sexual sin is addictive and that it has taken you far away from your...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Siddhis from Celibacy, siddhis, powers
siddhis, powers, celibacy: Hello Michael! Great to get your question! I ve summarized and answered your questions below. Q: How do siddhis arise through celibacy and meditation? A: The principle is the same as with fasting and other austerities. When you give something up to God,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Meaning of Brahmacharya, marital bond, almighty lord
marital bond, almighty lord, blessed lord: Dear Sriharsha :-) It is nice to see people showing interest in Brahmacharya considering how beautiful its results are on the practitioner. I will try to put forward the answer as completely as possible. Literally speaking the word Brahmacharya ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Reduced attraction after marriage/fatherhood, Brahmacharya, Celibacy
Brahmacharya, Celibacy, Sex: Dear Arun, It s great to see someone realize that the state you are in needs correction! I ll do my best to help you out. Allright lets get to work :-) Nature has created the sexual instinct in man to serve the following purposes when focussed right: 1....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Is sex/lust bad for health?, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hi Diren :-) That s an interesting question. Let’s try and get to the answer. Religion is essentially a way of life and the aim of every religion is to ultimately help man attain self-realization. Lust is considered a lethal enemy of man for various...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Advice on Technique, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello John, Technical knowledge regarding the endeavor is very important in order to help us aspirants choose the right path when we come to a fork on the road. Let s try and get to answer your statements/questions: 1. Sensory stimuli cause desire in people:...

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Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya & Health, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Dear Mark, Contrary to such belief, Brahmacharya in the true sense carried out with the right spirit in fact cures diseases. A true and honest life of Brahmacharya in thought, word & deed propels man to reach a state beyond defect, decay and even get control...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Chastity and Ageing., Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello Carr, Good to see your interest regarding Brahmacharya. It’s absolutely true that chastity in thought, word and deed (this is of paramount importance since mere physical chastity has limited benefits) makes a person fantabulous in every aspect of life....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Overcoming depression further to breaks, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello Carr, What you are basically trying to imply is the depressed state you find yourself in, further to the break in Brahmacharya and how to get out of it. Let’s try and address the issue. As per your statement, you managed to stay without slips for...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Food for Brahmacharya, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello Jason, I m doing well. Nice to see you are on the path of Brahmacharya. Coming to the issue of what sort of food a celibate Brahmachari must take in order to succeed in his path, the following guidelines will serve as pointers: A Brahmachari must...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Increased temptation during Brahmacharya, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello Michael :-) How are you? How’s your life of Brahmacharya progressing? Coming to your queries... I understand you intend to ask regarding: Q1. People getting attracted to a Brahmachari further to a life of Brahmacharya: A: When a man steps...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Lust and strength, mind atman soul realization enlightenment
mind atman soul realization enlightenment: Hello Carr, and thanks for your question! I ve reworded it and answered it below. Q. How many years of chastity does it take to realize the full potential of the mind? A. First of all, we distinguish between the mind and the soul. The mind is yet another...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Mula Bandha, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: 1. ‘Mula Bandha’ or the technique of withdrawing energy from ‘Muladhaara chakra’ into higher chakras is an effective tool for the aspiring Brahmachari in the transmutation process. However, all yogic activities such as Asana, Bandha, Nâdi Shodhana and Pranayama...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Urdhvaretas, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: The subtle most state of ‘Bindu’ (seed) is ‘Soma’ (nectar). This nectar inundates the body in subtlety throughout. It is the basis on which the foundation of life rests upon. This is one of the reasons why further to its loss after ejaculation, man feels drained...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Prostate trouble, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: 1. Semen in Urine: Semen in urine is generally associated with the disorder ‘Congestive Prostatitis’. This is further to the prostate gland being subjected to congestion due to a considerable period of erection and non-ejaculation, heavy vibration (such as...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Is viewing porn dangerous?, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello K, You will have heard of drug or alcoholic addiction. It s a state, where the addict goes on indulging in consuming the above in spite of knowing that they are bad and cause irreversible damage to his very being. Addiction to sex is many times more...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Books on Brahmacharya & Yoga, asaram bapu, mahatma gandhi
asaram bapu, mahatma gandhi, brahmacharya: Below are some of the links related to Brahmacharya and Yoga. 1. The Yoga Sutra-s of Maharishi Pathanjali or Yoga Darsana - http://www.yogastudies.org/wp-content/uploads/Science_of_Yoga-Taimni.pdf 2. Practice of Brahmacharya - By H.H Swami Sivananda...

Celibacy/Abstinence: forms of semen, goal accomplishment, sexual transmutation
Celibacy/Abstinence: forms of semen, goal accomplishment, sexual transmutation, mode of ignorance

Celibacy/Abstinence: face, facial complexion, spiritual upliftment
facial complexion, spiritual upliftment, pale complexion: Hello there :-) Hope you are doing good. Coming to your queries, Q1: Does pale complexion have anything to do with spiritual enlightenment? A: Factually speaking, the facial complexion by itself has nothing to do with the spiritual enlightenment of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: forms of semen, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello there :-) Trust you are doing good. Coming to your query regarding the forms of semen, here is an elaboration: The vital energy or ‘Prana’ in a person basically exists in three states. 1. NORMAL STATE OR SUBTLE STATE: In the normal state, vital...

Celibacy/Abstinence: friendships, negative vibrations, celibacy
negative vibrations, celibacy, bad company: Hello Carr :-) Trust you are keeping well. Coming to your queries, Q: Does bad company affect Brahmacharya? A: Most people indulge in base thoughts, words and deeds thinking them to be a source of pleasure. This is due to ‘Avidya’ or maya – an illusion....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Increased body heat while practicing brahmacharya, negative karma, water showers
negative karma, water showers, yogasana: Hello Michael :-) Nice to hear from you and to know you are doing well. Coming to your queries, Q: Does Brahmacharya increase the body heat? A: Yes, it certainly does. When a celibate indulges in yogasana and meditation upon god, thereby transmuting...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Tingling Crown Chakra, higher planes, cold showers
higher planes, cold showers, tingling sensation: Hello Michael :-) How are things going... Good to see you are benefiting by the use of cold showers. Cold water has the tendency to negate lustful heat in the body and enrich the body with positive cosmic energy. Q1: Tingling sensation in the crown...

Celibacy/Abstinence: trapped, physical relationship, creative activity
physical relationship, creative activity, pronged attack: Hello Rod :-) It’s really nice to see one realize the ill effects of porn and wanton sexuality. You must’ve heard the saying ‘Better late than never’. This applies to celibacy and purity also. Let’s address the problem on hand. Q1: Is it possible to...

Celibacy/Abstinence: urdvarethas, Sex, Semen
Sex, Semen, Conservation: Hello there once again :-) The benefits of celibacy can never be overstressed. From my own personal experience, I have come to the conclusion that they increase with every passing day and are virtually endless; riveting what has already described in the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 100% Chastity, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Carr :-) Hope you are keeping well and enjoying the benefits of a celibate life with sustained efforts. Thank you for the query, coming to the answer: Q: How does a man loose his energy through the sense of sight in spite of not engaging in the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Changes in Urdhvareta, sex glands, vajroli
sex glands, vajroli, physiological level: Q: What are the changes which take place at the physical level in one who is transforming himself into an Urdhvareta? A: It takes a very long time, with very honest and sincere Brahmacharya in thought, word and deed coupled with Gods grace for one to achieve...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Why one should eventually give up even non-ejaculatory sex, meditation exercise, seminal vesicle
meditation exercise, seminal vesicle, spiritual attainment: It s heartening to be of small service as regards to helping aspirants find the right path. Total surrender to God asking him to help us achieve perfect Brahmacharya is the best means of reaching rapid growth. I am an Indian Hindu, born and brought up here...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Getting free from masturbation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Q: How can one get rid of the habit of masturbation/ pornography? A: The first and foremost requisite is the strong urge to achieve redemption from their vicious grip. Your intent is laudable and positive. In order to succeed practically, the following points...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Bruce :-) Trust you are doing good. Sorry for being a day late further to some commitments. Thank you for the query, let me elaborate on the core of the topic so the answer becomes clear: Q: What should a celibate do when he gets into a state where...

Celibacy/Abstinence: how to be celibant, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Tony, Keep the interest in celibacy going. Thanks for the question, let me try to shed light on the matter Q1: What is the best method to ensure continuous success in celibacy? A: To put it in one word, that Brahmachari succeeds in continuous...

Celibacy/Abstinence: food and time, night shift job, practicing celibacy
Celibacy/Abstinence: food and time, night shift job, practicing celibacy

Celibacy/Abstinence: food and time, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Pushparaj :-) Great to see your interest as regards to celibacy. Thank you for the query, lets get to the answer. Q1: Is it possible to practice celibacy, without the normal night sleep cycle and an early morning start? A: The normal man functions...

Celibacy/Abstinence: mental disease, cure, mental
cure, mental, disease: Hello Frank! Great to get your questions. Q: Do you believe that sexual incontinence causes mental diseases of all kinds, perhaps even over lifetimes? A: We believe that sexual incontinence causes serious mental damage with the instance of each sin, and...

Celibacy/Abstinence: teenage incest, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there :-) Good to see that you are feeling better. Coming to your doubts, Q1: Is incest common? A: In the general sense considering the majority of people, the answer is NO. However as explained in my previous post, there are cases where it could...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya in Islam..00, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello K, Delighted to know of your interest in Brahmacharya, Thank you for the questions let me try and answer: Q: What is the importance of Brahmacharya in Islam and for what periods of time can it be practiced? A: While I m not an authority on Islam,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya/Sports, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Troy, Great to see you are experiencing the effects of Brahmacharya. Brahmacharya is the gateway to superior success and accomplishments in every walk and field of life be it materialistic or spiritual. By conservation of his vital fluid man can...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/Abstinence, valid target, effects of masturbation
valid target, effects of masturbation, sex glands: Hello Yang, Coming to the question on hand, Q: What are the effects of masturbation without ejaculation? A: Masturbation is firstly an unnatural act that leads to frustration and problems. The purpose of the sexual act is procreation or production of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/Abstinence, practicing celibacy, sexual gratification
practicing celibacy, sexual gratification, unchaste thoughts: Hello DJ, Thanks for the query, lets try to get to the answer, Q: What happens to semen that has been generated further to an erection if there is no ejaculation? A: For semen to get fully reabsorbed into the body, it requires continued periods of celibacy...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/Exercise, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Tony, Coming to your query, Q: Does physical exercise help in celibacy? A: Physical exercise is one of the important requirements for transmutation of sexual energy into health and strength. As explained earlier, semen has three important functions...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/Sleep, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Tony, Hope you are keeping fine. Coming to your query, Q: What should be the duration of sleep for a celibate? A: It is best to give the body seven to eight hours of deep sleep. Early to bed and early to rise is the formula on which one should...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Damage Done, sexual sensation, genuine growth
sexual sensation, genuine growth, life mate: Hello Carr :-) How are you doing? Keep the efforts at maintaining celibacy going. Coming to the matter on hand, A celibate aiming at achieving genuine growth should abstain all contact from members of the opposite sex during the initial years of celibacy,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effects on Face, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Matti :-) It s always a pleasure to answer queries from interested readers, coming to your doubts: Q: Does masturbation makes one s face ugly? A: Masturbation is an unnatural act of release of the reproductive element present within. The purpose...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Experience, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Matti :-) The results of a celibate life will probably seem more important than the struggle one has to go through. I thank God for having been kind enough in giving me what little success I have had in the practice of Brahmacharya. Reaching continued...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Guru Devotion Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Michael, Keep up the efforts at Brahmacharya going. Coming to your queries, Q: How does Guru Bhakti or devotion to one s spiritual master help in progress? A: The Guru or spiritual master is a word formed from the two Sanskrit letters (Ga- Meaning...

Celibacy/Abstinence: wet dreams, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, I m doing good. Its very nice to see that you are putting efforts into the practice celibacy, coming to your queries: Q1: Do wet dreams stop with constant practice of Brahmacharya? A: A wet dream in the general sense is the expression...

Celibacy/Abstinence: why can women manage celibacy better than men, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Clifford :-) Leading a life of purity and chastity is one of those paths which is tough and bereft of gloss at the initial stages, but leads to great bliss and serenity as one advances. The path of sensual pleasure is the quest for an illusory objective...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya for women, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Hope you are keeping well. Coming to your queries, Q1: How does Brahmacharya apply to women? A: So we don t repeat ourselves here, I will request you to go through the post- Celibacy and women Dt: 11th January 2011 for the answer. Q2:...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy and Women, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sriharsha, Nice to know of your intent to propagate celibacy among friends. It is very important that people aware of the benefits of celibacy should enlighten others regarding the same and induce them into leading a life of purity and virtue. ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, purity, chastity
purity, chastity, sobriety: Oh, Holly! You know if you think about it, there are many, many wonderful things we could be doing instead of lusting. We sometimes just need to make a list and organize our energies a bit. Today, you could: study a new language, plan a trip, call...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy /wet dreams, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Hope this finds you doing good by the grace of god. Coming to your query, Q: Do wet dreams cause physical and mental weakness? A: Wet dreams are a result of repressed sexuality in the waking state that manifest themselves in the dream state...

Celibacy/Abstinence: food, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Danut, Hope this finds you doing good by the grace of God. Coming to your queries, Q1: Is consumption of Parboiled Rice conducive for Brahmacharya? A: Parboiled rice or rice that has been half boiled, when eaten in limited quantities offers...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Ghee, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Danut, Hope you are doing fine. Coming to your query, Q: Is Ghee beneficial for Brahmacharya? A: Cows milk, fresh curd or yogurt, butter, buttermilk and ghee are considered beneficial for a life of Brahmacharya as these are Saathwic foods that...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Mixing with people, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Chandra, Trust you are keeping fine. Thanks for the queries. Let me try and put forward the answers. Q1: How does a Brahmachari maintain his state of purity in the midst of the illusory world high on Maya? A: There is a saying in the Bhagavad-Gita...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Music and sublimation, peaceful, music
peaceful, music, sublimation: Dear Srikanth Yes we use meditative music all the time. We also use exciting music, too, as long as it has a positive message and helps us along. People get visions, shaktipat, joy, and kriyas from meditating on upbeat, sacred music. So I m saying that...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Repulsive pictures, gunther von hagens, corpse
gunther von hagens, corpse, body: Hello Srikanth Just do a picture search on Gunther Von Hagens, like this: http://cn.bing.com/images/search?q=gunther+von+hagens&qpvt=gunther+von+hagens&FORM=Z7FD You can then look at whatever it is that excites you (copulation, pregnant women, women...

Celibacy/Abstinence: repeated faliures, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sural, Trust this finds you fine. Coming to your queries, Q1: What makes a celibate slip, his knowledge of Brahmacharya not with holding? A: What is the difference between a man who has a thorough knowledge of the map of a city and a man who knows...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sexual Sublimination or Sexual Transmutation and how to get it to actually work!? Also male multiple orgasms with PC control., sublimation, jobs
sublimation, jobs, working: Hello Sam. Chastity helps you get things done because 1. You have a lot more time that is not being wasted on hunting women, thinking about women, sexing, wanking, worrying about women, dealing with their issues, dealing with their control over you,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Succubus ?, succubus, meditation
succubus, meditation, excercise: God bless you, Carty. Yes a succubus in my experience can be dealt with through a simple though powerful meditation/visualization exercise: Attempt to view the most beautiful woman you could imagine in front of you. After you can clearly see her there,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya with/without marriage, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The correct attitude that we as human beings should adopt is that of complete trust & surrender to God. In reality, we are not the doers of any action, HE alone is. We are only the tools, mediums or instruments through whom the Almighty works his divine Leela...

Celibacy/Abstinence: brahmcharya., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Brahmacharya is a mode of life that is always beneficial, immaterial of the duration. The benefits and positive results increase with longer duration and intensity when carried out rightly. Twelve years of unbroken Brahmacharya lead to benefits of a superior...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Chastity - Islam, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The tenets of all religions are aimed in general at the masses for their upliftment. The common man, be he of any religion will not be in a position to follow the highest ideals required for self-realization all of a sudden. It takes much effort and practice...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Clarification, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Lemon, honey and black pepper, eaten in moderate quantities are beneficial for good health and do not interfere with Brahmacharya. Black pepper is a good substitute to chilly as chilly is Rajasic in nature and agitates the mind. It is best not to depend...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Doubts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. It is helpful in the practice of Brahmacharya if one reduces the intake of salt and spices to the bare minimum. Completely giving up salt or spices is not necessary and often proves to be impractical in day to day life where it will not be possible to cook...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fight against attraction, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The sexual urge within oneself is the strongest and most potent force created by the Almighty in order to ensure the continuation of Samsara (the dualistic world). Desire and the craving for sensual enjoyment is the means by which this finite and unreal world...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Food Items, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. The method to be employed to ensure availability of good quality wheat flour (aata) is to buy de-husked wheat grains of the best quality from the market and personally get it ground into wheat flour at a flour mill. This prevents adulteration of the flour...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Ragi or Wheat Malt/Food schedule, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Replace tea and coffee with a natural wheat or ragi malt. This provides more nutrients that merely drinking a cup of milk in the morning and evening and will give good energy. The method of preparing this tasty and yet healthy malt is described below: ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Healthy living, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The objectives and ideals discussed in earlier answers are the correct and final mode of lifestyle which one should aim at achieving if one wants to make the full use of one s abilities in the quest for the purpose of the human birth - Self realization. ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: maried life, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Both in the morning & evening, one should practice Asana, Bandha, Pranayama and then meditate for some time on the Almighty with pure love and devotion and without asking for anything in return. The time spent on meditation depends on how long one can meditate...

Celibacy/Abstinence: married life, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Apply honest and sincere efforts as regards to a life of Brahmacharya and Yoga to the best extent possible. Whenever following all ideals completely is not possible all of a sudden, strive to gradually and slowly reach that stage to the best extent possible...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Masturbation and Sexual attraction, obsessive compulsive disorder, attraction question
obsessive compulsive disorder, attraction question, resultant behavior: I am sure about the benefits of sexual restraint for myself, not for others. Each man has his own unique situation, so I can t proffer the benefits of abstinence without knowing the specific situation. Overall, though, for men, episodes of celibacy are inevitable...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Power of the intellect, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: A physically strong and healthy man with robust health and well being might find that he has a lesser tendency to catch cold and fever despite lack of warm clothing. He gets away without contracting these illnesses even whilst wearing inadequately warm clothing....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Problems during Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The advent of illnesses related to the body, mind or psyche is normal in a person during the initial course of Brahmacharya. This occurs further to embedded toxins and impurities lodged within the system from past karma being expended. Unlike the normal man...

Celibacy/Abstinence: production of semen after long brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Mere indulgence in long Brahmacharya does not lead to the Urdhvaretha state (non-semen producing Yogi). To reach this state and empower the body and mind with the superhuman abilities and God-realization that follows, Brahmacharya has to be very properly carried...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Staying Focused, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Think of what lies below the surface of a woman s skin. Foul smelling flesh coupled with blood is the nature of everything under the so called gloss of the human skin. All Brahmacharis must smell their very own blood and raw flesh when they experience a bruise...

Celibacy/Abstinence: sudden breaking of brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: An aspirant should ensure to the best of his efforts that there is no voluntary break of Brahmacharya. This especially holds good after one has achieved periods of unbroken Brahmacharya beyond many months. Such periods of Brahmacharya are the result of the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: The universe within us, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: From a study of the Vedas and the Upanishads, we get to understand that before the Almighty indulged in the creation of this finite world that we see around us comprising the Earth, the Sun, the planets, the stars and other solar systems comprising of various...

Celibacy/Abstinence: being a virgin..., time heals all wounds, yogic practices
time heals all wounds, yogic practices, emotional maturity: I would leave her alone for now. Just go about your business and try to meet new people. There are more complexities to this, however. If you d like, you can e-mail me at atarquinto@virginadvisors.com and I ll provide my cellphone number so we can talk live....

Celibacy/Abstinence: A world of distraction, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: It is one s own ignorance embedded deep within one s Karana sharira (causal body), the repository of all impressions and tendencies accrued from past karma dating to millions of births in the human and animal form that results in our present state - physical,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya/career/wealth, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: When the Yogi who has become a complete Urdhvareta by the honest and unbroken practice of Brahmacharya with complete God-devotion and surrender beyond 12 years becomes eligible and deserving to conquer the highest achievement of the human birth by self-realization...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/ mental abilities, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The practice of Brahmacharya will undoubtedly contribute to the development of a superior brain and intellect in course of time. One should be patient and carry on the practice for long without any breaks, following which mental faculties get honed and rise...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya & Physical strength, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Semen further to transmutation undergoes resorption and enriches all the cells and living tissues within the human system with Prana (life energy). This leads to better health, vitality, vigor and well being. Based on the kind of exercise adopted to strengthen...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dream Awareness through Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The initial few years of honest and true Brahmacharya in the case of those souls who have reached their last birth on the earthly plane or who have only a few births left will generally involve surfacing and working out of very strong karma that has been carried...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effects of 1 year of brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Further to one year of unbroken Brahmacharya, the aspirant will find himself in the midst of removal of physical, astral and karmic toxins lodged within. The tendency for lustful activity and involvement will reduce greatly leading to more peace, serenity...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Getting free from breaks, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The tendency to indulge in activities that result in a break of Brahmacharya have no connection with the time of the day or with other external factors. The problem is wholly internal. It is our karmic state of body, mind and psyche that contributes to what...

Celibacy/Abstinence: God, brahmacharya and Samadhi, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: In reality, God is formless, invisible and occupies all space and time. The Upanishads rightly describe this with the analogy that there is not as much space as that occupied by the tip of a needle where God does not exist. The concept of God with form, name...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Headache after break in Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Both the brain and the mind along with the entire system suffer utter exhaustion along with a nervous shattering further to an ejaculation, especially after a break in continence. The body and mind react to this change in different ways in different people....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Kundalini shakti, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Kundalini is the symbolic representation of the awakening of the net sum of all Prana (vital energy) present within. In the normal man who is unawakened, this energy is mostly concentrated in the Muladhara Chakra or the region near the base of the spine. In...

Celibacy/Abstinence: When to practice Yoga?/FOLLOW UP, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Yogic practices are to be performed at Sandhi Kala (confluence of day and night and every 6 hours from there on). There are four Sandhi Kalas in a day -- when it is neither night nor day just before Sunrise, when it is neither morning nor afternoon at 12.00...

Celibacy/Abstinence: masturbating to rapid orgasm, having an orgasm, sexual intercourse
having an orgasm, sexual intercourse, 15minutes: No, that is not caused by masturbating. There is a lot of variation in labia type and color from woman to woman. Perhaps you could do a daily program of PC muscle exercises (Kegels) to keep your private parts in good shape and to help you convince yourself...

Celibacy/Abstinence: how do men and women with high loving sexual desires, sexual urges, sexual desires
sexual urges, sexual desires, praising god: Your question is a bit vague, but I ll try my best. As I ve maintained my entire life, men and women are different, in every sense of the word. Men and women are not equal in this regard. I believe that women deal with sexual urges better than most men...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Overcoming fear, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Fear or faith in negativity is a result of ignorance and another form of Maya (illusion). In reality, there is absolutely no meaning behind succumbing to fear, for it is contrary to our original and default state. The Atman in effect is beyond all forms...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Proceeding after a year of Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: One should render one s heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the Almighty for having given success in Brahmacharya. His grace and will alone are responsible for success. We may strive and put in our efforts, but success is finally awarded by him alone. Success...

Celibacy/Abstinence: questions., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. So we don t repeat ourselves here and since these questions have been answered earlier, I will kindly request you to go through each and every answer in past answers to get a clear picture of how to achieve your target as regards Brahmacharya. 2. Sorry,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Re- birth and brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: It is not the mind which experiences rebirth but the Jivatma which takes a new physical body and a new mind body (Sukshma or Linga sharira) based on the past Samskaras (impressions) and Vasanas (tendencies) it carries in the Karana Sharira (causal body)....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Role of Austerities, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. All these hyms, mantras and slokas have spiritual vibrations inbuilt within them which then flood the individual and his surroundings while chanting. The Nada (divine sound) gets activated. All mantras are the result of the Tapas (penance) of the great...

Celibacy/Abstinence: scientific explanation for the importance of conserving sperm, composition 2, human cells
composition 2, human cells, physical shape: 1. Sperm are made of protein 2. Spermatogenesis takes hardly any calories. Sperm are the smallest human cells. 3. I don t think it does. It is healthier to ejaculate the sperm frequently. 4. I don t think it does. Most males who are in top...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sickness, trouble & karma, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The practice of honest and sincere Brahmacharya & yoga (all those activities carried out with the intention of self-realization) with absolute devotion and love towards the Brahman (Almighty) starts unwinding and burning past karma. How does this happen? The...

Celibacy/Abstinence: can this be solved, sexual incompatibility
sexual incompatibility: You seem to be sexually incompatible. What would he do if you insisted on sex no more than twice a week? I see no reason for you to have daily sex against your wishes. I also think you should just say no to the nude public bathing. Lots of couples have...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Wet dreams as regards women, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: As long as a man or woman are into the honest practice of Brahmacharya in thought, word and deed with adequate yogic practices including meditation, there is no cause for worry. Accumulated sexual energy which is not fully transmuted during the initial stages...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Advanced Brahmacharya/Testosterone/Body, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Levels of the male sex hormone (testosterone) rise further to a week of abstinence and thereafter settle down into equilibrium further to continued Brahmacharya. As per medical science, low testosterone becomes common in normal men leading a life of seminal...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Behavior of the Brahmachari, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. During the initial years of Brahmacharya, it is advisable to avoid spending time at get-together/gatherings and congregation of people in general as the mind being vulnerable and susceptible to worldly, sensual vibrations easily gets affected, thereby losing...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Which is better, a long vow or day by day, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Since a life of Brahmacharya has been on and off and you are familiar with the practice, it is time to take concrete steps in establishing longer periods of Brahmacharya which will eventually become life long by the grace of the Lord. To accomplish this,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya and marriage, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: A married person wishing Moksha (liberation) through self-realization steps into the practice of Brahmacharya by gradually reducing the frequency of sexual contact with his wife which then helps the couple to completely stop all sexual contact in course of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Break in Brahmacharya beyond a few months, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Certain past Samskaras (impressions) and Vasanas (tendencies) that have not yet been weeded out of the Karana Sharira (causal body) are the reasons behind the break. Keep up the efforts unfailingly with the practices you have mentioned in a sustained manner....

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy heightens sexual desire, divine sense, long periods of time
divine sense, long periods of time, having sexual intercourse: I don t agree. Lots of people have gone long periods of time without having sex and not felt any divine sense about it. The first sex after a long period of abstinence is not much different from any other act of intercourse. Practice makes perfect. I think...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dealing with unintentional physical contact, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. To the best extent possible and as a rule, always make conscious efforts to stay away and clear of such situations or locations which may lead to the contact described. The mind during the initial periods of Brahmacharya is always looking for an excuse...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dharma, self-realization and purpose behind God's creation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Yes, one attains to Yoga (eternal union with HIM) when this sense of individual identity (fueled by the false ego born out of past actions) collapses and one feels himself in all beings and all beings within himself. The whole aim of Yoga with Brahmacharya...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Why eat breakfast early and have timely meals, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The purpose behind eating breakfast as early as possible is to help one maintain and retain Soma (the divine nectar or amrit which is formed further to the Urdhvareta kriya - by the reversal of gross semen upwards into the Ajna chakra in the brain near...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effect on energy levels, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Yes, continued practice of Brahmacharya with a Yogic lifestyle will reduce the need for excessive sleep, excessive food and help one focus and work better. Both food and sleep finally become very moderate and of the right type. The established Brahmachari...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effects of Masturbation on the Face, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The entire body, internal organs, brain, nervous system, skin and the bones degenerate further to indiscriminate loss of vital fluid spent on recreation. This effect of decay and loss of health is then seen in the face devoid of luster and life. On the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effects of seminal loss after a long period, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. If abstinence is carried out through Brahmacharya, then the benefits will be complete and total. For the benefits to be complete, Brahmacharya should be practiced in thought, word and deed with God-devotion a life of Yoga and meditation. 2. Loss of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: expressing sex through love, sexual expression, dennis prager
sexual expression, dennis prager, adult life: Jeff, Good question. The reason that your wife can do this and you can t is because men and women are different. Women have certain DNA and men have certain DNA, and men and women are completely and totally different from one another. Men and women are...

Celibacy/Abstinence: My fiance is embarrassed to show his face around my family after they walked in on us?, caught having sex
caught having sex: Your family hasn t said a word about the incident since then, so there is no reason to be obsessing about it. Just go on with your life as if what happened was completely normal. Because it is. Nearly all people in their mid-20s who go on vacations together...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Japa (chanting) & Meditation procedure, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Chanting the name of the Lord/mantra/hyms is a good way to increase Bhakthi (devotion) and inundate oneself with divine vibrations. It can be performed before meditation. 2. Those intending to do Japa (chanting) should carry it out before Bandha, Nadhi...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Japa & Mantra chanting, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. One should concentrate with Bhakthi (devotion) on the God denoted by the mantra during Japa . 2. It is not necessary to think on the words of the Mantra or focus on Thrikuti in Japa. 3. Padmasana or Sidhasana are preferable. While traveling or during...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Japa and meditation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Depending on the kind of Yoga and the method employed by the Guru, initiation into a Mantra may or may not be necessary. 2. One who is self-realized (has attained to God-realization), selfless and thus capable of transmitting Vidya (knowledge of the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Laziness in the initial period, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Indulge in regular physical exercise or Asanas, intellectual work and spiritual God-meditation along with the daily routine. The immense energy that has been conserved needs to be effectively channelized through the right means by diverting it into constructive...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Male & female hormones, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: I presume that your are referring to the male hormone Testosterone (an androgen) and the female sex hormone Estrogen . The practice of correct Brahmacharya in thought, word and deed eventually leads to the production of just the right percentage of both...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Whom to meditate on, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. A minute or two is to be spent taking the Guru s blessings. 2. As much time as one can is to be spent on God-meditation. 3. The form of God most appealing is to be chosen. 4. For liberation, one should meditate on the Nirguna Brahman (formless...

Celibacy/Abstinence: What is Prana?, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Prana is the subtle most form of energy or vital force present within and without the body in the universe. It is the means of all movement on the physical plane and the means behind all thought in the mental plane. In other words, Prana is the net sum...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Pranayama in temple, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Perform Pranayama by sitting in Padmasana or Sidhasana and in the method explained in previous posts (see:http://en.allexperts.com/q/Celibacy-Abstinence-3564/2011/5/Pranayama-Yoga-Brahmacharya.htm). A detailed explanation of the correct means to be adopted...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Problems in meditation for the beginner and how to solve them, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. One can pray to God in the temple, at home, at work or at any other place at any point of time. God is universal and all pervading. There is no place where HE does not exist. At a temple having many idols, focus on the idol or form of God which appeals...

Celibacy/Abstinence: What is pure Consciousness & why time does not exist in reality, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Upon dissolution, the entire universe becomes empty as it was before creation. Void of everything which was manifest and completely dark without light and without time. Then, the Brahman alone remains as HE does even now, having disintegrated & swallowed...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Reeling from nocturnal loss, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The initial stages of Brahmacharya involve ups and downs, some of them quite severe in some people. The layers of Avidya (ignorance around the Atman leading to delusion) start getting stirred up whilst being unearthed. When layers representing past sexual...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Several Doubts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Yogic practices can be performed from the temple provided the seating position is maintained (Sidhasana, Padmasana etc..) and the surroundings are calm and free from disturbance and people. One should not practice Yoga Sadhana for liberation in front of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: My spiritual path and destiny, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: When the Jivatma (embodied soul) within, due to its efforts in past incarnations reaches a stage in evolution where it is ripe and eligible to delve into the absolute reality of the Almighty and realize itself, a strong and powerful current of destiny (will...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Thribandha & Khechari Mudra, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: All Bandha-s and Mudra-s are designed to help one raise the Prana (vital energy) from the Lower chakra-s into higher domains so as to aid successful transmutation of the vital energy, leading to deep meditation aimed at self-realization. This also bestows...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Travelling, importance of facial and body hair, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Considering professional constraints , the Yogi will be of benefit from maintaining a small stubble with a mustache or a well maintained-trimmed beard rather than be clean shaven. Maintaining such a moderate growth of beard and mustache is well accepted...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Unable to do Pranayama, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Apply effort on establishing prowess in Asana (Yogic physical postures) along with the strict practice of the Yama-Niyama-s. These do s and don t s of Yama-Niyama are meant to strengthen the mind, develop an awareness of reality and make the mind ready for...

Celibacy/Abstinence: AYP, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Kane, Hope you are keeping well. Coming to the answers, Since I am not aware of the credence, integrity and depth of real knowledge of the person/people who run the site you have mentioned, I will not be in a position to comment on their approach...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Good to know of your efforts at celibacy. Coming to your queries, Q: How advanced does one have to be to be free from sexual arousal in the dream state? Also how long does it take to reach the state of a perfect Urdhvaretha and what is the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: on celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sagar, The one and very important fact which each one of us should remember is that God - The Almighty is the most impartial, just and kind entity ever to have been and ever to be. This entire universe is his creation and each and every soul is a...

Celibacy/Abstinence: celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Vikram, Trust this finds you fine, Coming to the answer, The following measures should help overcome watching of porn: 1. Install a good net-filter/web protection system such as BLUECOAT K9 WEB PROTECTION SYSTEM to prevent access to forbidden...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Intellectual work, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Hope this finds you keeping well. Coming to the answers, It is good that you are now able to maintain up to two weeks of celibacy as compared to the few days that you used to earlier. The duration of Brahmacharya that one can effortlessly...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Martial Arts and Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Matthew, Hope this finds you doing fine. Coming to your query, Q: How should the Brahmachari deal with people and the success he achieves? A: The power and ability that the Brahmachari starts to develop are in reality the power of God that has...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Memory, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sanjay, Hope you are keeping fine. I assume your question here is regarding the benefits of Brahmacharya as regards memory development. Memory building is a process that takes time. Brahmacharya, which helps in the build up and transmutation of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Advantages and disadvantages of celibacy, short periods, practicing celibacy
short periods, practicing celibacy, sexual drive: Yes, practicing celibacy for short periods of time can be good for the mind and soul. Many men who abstain from sex often feel energetic when returning to normal sexual activity. There is anecdotal evidence that time away from sex may replenish sexual drive...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Bad karma due to pornography and masturbation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Hope you are keeping well. Coming to the answers, Demonic entities are astral in nature and hence invade the astral body. Indulging in pornography and masturbation drains the body of positive Prana and thus attracts decay, degeneration and...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sanj, Trust you are fine. Coming to the answer, The conservation and transmutation of semen without wastage through proper means involving physical, mental and spiritual activity results in the body to gradually tend towards a stage where it produces...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya/Cold Water & Pranic/Cosmic Energy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Pikkon, Good to know of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the queries, Q1: What is the significance of a cold water bath to the Brahmachari? A: As mentioned in earlier posts, water in its default form available in nature has abundant...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya control regain, time duration, time interval
time duration, time interval, smooth flow: Hello Murthy, Hope this finds you fine. Good to know of your interest in the practice of spiritual continence. Coming to the answers, Breaks in the path of Brahmacharya at the start occur due to one s long association with recreational sexuality that...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya/ Hidden Energy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Mike, Keep the efforts at celibacy going. Coming to the answers, It takes a few months to a year of unbroken Brahmacharya for semen to start getting re-absorbed. The first few months do not consist of re-absorption but only non-production of semen...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Hope this finds you keeping well. Coming to the answers, It is never too late to start with the practice of celibacy. However, the best results can be attained further to starting a life of Brahmacharya by the age of 32-34 years at the latest....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy, aim of brahmacharya
aim of brahmacharya: Hi Neeraj hope you are good, what prompted me to become a celibate? I was a very regular guy with a reckless life style of regular masturbation and in-disciplined life until one day i came across this book An autobiography of a Yogi which...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy & It's benefits towards disease's, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Reace, Hope you are keeping fine. Coming to the answers, Transmutation of the vital seed into health, strength and Ojas results in an increase in the immunity and resistance one has to diseases. People who lead an honest life of celibacy beyond...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy/Procreation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello John, Trust you are doing fine. Coming to your query, Q: What should be a Brahmachari s approach as regards to the act of copulation for fathering children? A: As stated in earlier posts, the purpose of the sexual act is procreation and not recreation....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy and siddhis, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Neeraj, Good to know of your interest regarding Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, Siddhis and superhuman miraculous powers cling to the pious Brahmachari after many years of unbroken celibacy when he starts getting close to becoming a complete...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Control of anger, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Neeraj, Wish you also a Happy Holi. Coming to the answers, Lust, anger, attachment, greed, arrogance and jealousy (called Arishadvargas) are the six negative traits that bind man to delusion and deprive him of the bliss and well being that are...

Celibacy/Abstinence: does losing semen lose your talent?, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Matthew, Good to see your have started the practice of Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, Rethas or semen is the penultimate representation of one s life energy at the gross level. It is the physical representation of the net sum of all life...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Recover, RECOVERING FROM ABUSE, LOW SELF ESTEEM DUE TO MASTURBATION.
RECOVERING FROM ABUSE, LOW SELF ESTEEM DUE TO MASTURBATION. : HI Rohit bro, i start with praying all loving god to help me with answering your question in a way which really helps you and also humble me to serve a fellow traveler. i will try to answer your question in the order you have asked, Does masturbation...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Right reason for celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Chandrasekar, Hope you are doing good. Coming to the query, Q: Why should one practice Brahmacharya? A: Can a mirror covered with dust shine and reflect an image? NO. One cannot see one s reflection in a mirror covered by dust. Reflecting an image...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sleeping positions, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Jorge, Good to receive your query. Coming to the answers, Q: What is the correct way one should sleep? A: The recommended position while going to sleep is to sleep on the left side of the body, on the left hand with the left nostril pressing against...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Slipping, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, summarizing you queries, Q1; What happens to the physical/mental/intellectual skills acquired further to a slip? A: The answer previously given applies to all repercussions in totality. It is two steps forward and one step backward. There...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Spouse, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Trust you are doing fine, Coming to the answers, If a person s efforts, commitment and devotion to the concept of Brahmacharya are genuine and persistent with constant God-meditation and prayer asking for removal of all obstacles in this...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Topic of celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Neeraj, Lack of knowledge and ignorance regarding the topic of Brahmacharya makes people behave in a varied manner. Besides, most people in life don t need a reason but only an excuse to laugh, cry or scream! A celibate would do well in avoiding...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Bow of celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Neeraj, Trust this finds you fine. Coming to the answers, Q1: What inspired me on the path of Brahmacharya? A: When we make the objects of senses as a source of our happiness and well being we find that the path of sense pleasures and the so called...

Celibacy/Abstinence: The best way to control and 1 question, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Namaskars to you to Rohit, Nice to hear of your repeated efforts at Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, Failures in the path of Brahmacharya in spite of one s efforts occur due to the presence of strong sexual Vâsanâ or past impressions in the Kârana...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy Marriages, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Trust this finds you good. Coming to the answers, If the efforts, intentions and the determination behind realizing God through Brahmacharya are honest and sincere, the celibate aspirant is eventually blessed by God with a life partner who...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy, eating raw oysters, obsessive compulsive behavior
eating raw oysters, obsessive compulsive behavior, viktor e frankl: Gerald, I highly discourage masturbating. Masturbation is not good, and it can become an obsessive compulsive behavior, which can ruin one s life. Endorphins are the body s endogenous pain reliever. The brain releases these opioid peptides...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Development of Intution by practicing celibacy?, dynamic meditation, intution
dynamic meditation, intution, right brain: Dear Ankit Happy to see your question, coming to your question, 1) is the future fixed ? YES would be my answer anyone who does a karma will definitely have to reap the good or bad coming out of it. so we can postpone the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Doubts on brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Prem, Trust this finds you fine. Good to see your efforts at maintaining Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, A mistake made is history. We cannot alter the outcome of the committed action. Watching porn and fantasizing is no doubt a break in Brahmacharya....

Celibacy/Abstinence: What to do after a falldown, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Namasthe Tom, Trust this finds you good. Coming to the matter on hand, 1. The best course of action further to a downfall is to analyze and realize what caused the downfall and never ever repeat the mistake. This is very important for further progress....

Celibacy/Abstinence: hare krishna, vedic rituals, bodily pleasure
vedic rituals, bodily pleasure, sexual gratification: Dear Manish, I will try to answer your questions to the best of my knowledge hope it helps to and extend, 1) IS IT POSSIBLE TO FOLLOW BRAHMACHARYA IN MARRIED LIFE? YES, it is possible to follow brahmacharya in any mode...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Libido, suppress libido quell sexual desire
suppress libido quell sexual desire: I have a strong libido and if often bothers me. Whenever it flares up, I exercise. Heavy exercise will do wonders for the brain, body and psyche, and here s why: During heavy exercise, the male brain releases endorphins. Endorphins are neurochemicals produced...

Celibacy/Abstinence: too little or too much, universal life energy, vaginal juices
universal life energy, vaginal juices, male nature: I do not endorse universal life energy or any holistic approaches, so I can t address this regarding your situation. Please consult a gynecologist for your question regarding vaginal issues. A man who wants sex daily for an hour at a time is in my...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Preserve male fluid, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello there, Tantric sex is a dangerous path that most often leads to the downfall of the aspirant and does not have any connection with Brahmacharya. Since discussions on this portal are limited to the subject of Brahmacharya, discussions about tantric...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Steps to Achieve Celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Ram, Trust you are keeping well. Coming to the answers, 1. The best approach to achieve Brahmacharya is to take a vow for a certain period of time and then to gradually extend this period further. During the course of the vow, one must try his...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Temptations, mula bandha, jain religion
mula bandha, jain religion, yoga techniques: Hi michael nice to hear from you mate :-) since, you are an experienced person yourself and are going through the same issues that every person on the path goes through here are the points i consciously take care to help myself stick to...

Celibacy/Abstinence: transmutation, yoga meditation, negative feelings
yoga meditation, negative feelings, negative images: I do not subscribe to the theory of transmutation of sexual energy. This is somewhat of a gnostic theory, which is out of my area of expertise. I have no experience in yoga or meditation either, so it wouldn t be fair for me to try to offer you advice. ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Abstinence, abstinence, late virginity
abstinence, late virginity, loss of virginity: I will revise my bio to make it less negative. Abstinence is very useful to prevent against the hazards you mention. The main reason people your age hear about abstinence is to keep them from those very things, especially when they are young and less able...

Celibacy/Abstinence: BRAHMACHARYA, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Prakash, The desire for recreational sex, be it in a man or woman is due to the presence of Agnyâna (Ignorance) around the Jivâtma (Degenerated individual soul). Age is for the body; not for the mind and the past Vâsanâs (Tendencies) that it is...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya with the help of medicines, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: There could be numerous causes for impotency; both physical, mental or a combination of both. There are many instances of men or women who are unable to procreate and yet have normal levels of Prâna. Impotency doesn t necessarily always occur due to lack of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy induced mania, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Trevor, Thanks for elaborating and clarifying on your query. Coming to the matter, First and foremost, a life of Brahmacharya can never be the CAUSE of any abnormality, illness, ailment or deviation from radiant health at the mental or physical...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Excess Eating, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Chandra, Hope you are keeping fine. Coming to the answers, Consumption of excess food leads to disease, lethargy, stupor and toxification of Nâdis (astral energy channels). This results in clogged Nâdis thereby hindering the free flow of Prâna...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Why does eveyone wanna have sex?, going through puberty, girls are better than boys
going through puberty, girls are better than boys, women are better than men: Gracie, Tell your friends that you don t want to talk about sex. Everyone makes a big deal out of sex because at your age, sex is so new. You and your friends are going through puberty, which means that your body and your mind are changing. Some girls...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Life Defragmentation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Shawn, Trust you have been keeping well. Good to hear of your efforts at Brahmacharya. Coming to the reply, When we get to the root of anything aiding us or working against us as regards to the attainment of an objective, we finally realize...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Physical Celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Williams, Mere physical celibacy (Abstaining from sex or masturbation) has little benefits in the long run, though in the short run it does improve one s physical health to a certain extent. For celibacy to bear fruits, it must be converted into ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 'Pranayama and Yoga for Brahmacharya', sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The term Yoga is a derivative of the Sanskrit verb Yuj - which refers to Union. Yoga thus signifies a mode of life that leads to the union of the individual soul - The Jivâtma with the universal soul - Paramâtma or the Almighty Lord also called as Brahman...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Purpose of life, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Neeraj, Good to hear of your practice of Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, Progress in Brahmacharya without the aid of Prânayâma is not impossible but would be an uphill task for most people. At the start of Brahmacharya and during the initial...

Celibacy/Abstinence: swapandosha, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Naveen, Nice to know of your interest as regards Brahmacharya, The methods of getting free from Swapnadosha (wet dreams) are the same as those that apply to the practice of Brahmacharya. Since this question has been answered many times in the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: weight loss, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Ananth, Good to know of your efforts at Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, The results and changes that you mention are a result of the good health, lack of degeneration and establishment of vitality that the body gets surcharged with further...

Celibacy/Abstinence: does abstaining mean you're gay?, marriage sex, virginity
marriage sex, virginity, better chance: Most of the men out in bars, etc., are looking for sex. A lot of them get into long-term relationships as a result of looking for sex. What I suggest is that if you get into that dating pool, you stand a good chance of meeting a woman that way. You don...

Celibacy/Abstinence: age for losing virginity, virginity, sexual debut
virginity, sexual debut, male virginity: I suspect at least some of those guys you know are not really having sex with girls. Here s an important point: Sex is a private thing, so most people only talk about it with those they re close to. If someone you don t know well is telling you he s having...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Dru, Trust this finds you fine. Good to hear of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, A life of Brahmacharya will give benefits and nothing but benefits to man or woman, immaterial of their age, cast, creed, marital status...

Celibacy/Abstinence: breast touching/celibacy, erogenous zone, song of solomon
erogenous zone, song of solomon, erogenous zones: An erogenous zone is whatever spot on the body arouses a person. For nearly everyone, it includes the genitals and the buttocks and the lips and the neck. For most females, it includes the breasts. For others, it might be the hands, feet, inside of the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Cold showers & sexual energy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Jay, Cold water baths or showers as regards to the Brahmachari serve the following purposes: 1. Cold water has the tendency to cool down the nerves and thus helps negate sexual desire and duress. Mind in the sexually charged state can be freed...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Curing diabetes, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Kaushal, Good to know of your practice of Brahmacharya. Coming to the subject, A life of Brahmacharya and Yoga will definitely aid in establishing health and well being immaterial of what the disease is at the physical, mental and karmic fronts....

Celibacy/Abstinence: the effect of celibacy on obssesion & arthiritis, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Ali, Good to hear of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, As mentioned in earlier posts, the incidence of all diseases and deviations from robust and radiant health in a person is due to the presence of past negative karma...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effects of brahamcharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sandeep, Hope you are keeping well. This is an interesting question that you have posed which would serve to clear the doubts of many people out there as regards to the need for Brahmacharya. Coming to the queries, Q1: Even after such a long period...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Erection question, sexually inexperienced, erection difficulty
sexually inexperienced, erection difficulty: I doubt you have a problem if you can t get an erection while standing. Lots of males have trouble keeping erections while standing. If you re still getting them OK while lying down or sitting, then I think you re doing fine. Why not work on having a girlfriend...

Celibacy/Abstinence: does abstaining mean you're gay?
Celibacy/Abstinence: does abstaining mean you're gay?

Celibacy/Abstinence: breast touching/celibacy
Celibacy/Abstinence: breast touching/celibacy

Celibacy/Abstinence: Feeling energized, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Kaushal, Good to hear of your efforts at Brahmacharya. Keep up with the practice. Coming to the answers, As explained in previous answers, a life devoid of sex, masturbation and lustful activity carried out at the physical, mental and spiritual...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Health problem of abstinence for a male, contract hiv, prostrate enlargement
contract hiv, prostrate enlargement, hiv aids: There are no clinical studies regarding the overall health of men who are celibate/abstaining from sex, other than the fact that sexually transmitted diseases are negligible in this population. There are alarming numbers of senior citizens who contract HIV/AIDS...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Kundalini, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Rupesh, Hope you are keeping well. Coming to the reply, The word Kundalini (A derivative of the Sanskrit word Kundala - meaning coil, denoting a three and half coiled snake) also called serpent power is a term that is used to denote potential...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Losing my virginity, loss of virginity
loss of virginity: You should go out and try to meet as many girls as you can. Meet them in bars, groups, clubs, churches, schools, etc. Get to know them and find some you d like to ask out for a trip to Subway or for an ice cream or something. When you get to know a female...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Question on The power of Pranic Energy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Lee, Good to receive your query. Coming to the answer, From the subjective point of view (as regards to curing himself of such diseases), a life of Brahmacharya will gradually negate and throw out each and every toxin present within the physical,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: sleep in noon, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Nikul, Good to see of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, Day and night are the two opposites nature has made with two different and important purposes. Rising of the Sun represents life, dynamism, energy and movement....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Start of celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, Trust this finds you keeping well. Coming to the answers, The manifestation of sexual energy starts in a person at the onset of puberty, whenever that happens. This may vary from person to person. In men this generally occurs between the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Should I stop abstaining?, late virginity
late virginity: OK, you re doing better focusing on the next two years than you were talking about the years you abstained up until now. You expressed interest in your first message toward having sex. I am encouraging you. I also understand your desire to remain a virgin,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: talking to girls, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Andrian, Hope you are doing good. Coming to the answers, While the act of talking to a member of the opposite sex by itself is in no way wrong the beginner Brahmachari should remember that his past tendencies generated by past karma position him...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Virginity, abstinence, late virginity
abstinence, late virginity: Abstinence can be both good and bad. When you re young, it s good, because it keeps young people safe from unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. As you get older and better able to handle the consequences of sex, abstinence is less good,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Waiting until I'm married, virginity, waiting until marriage
virginity, waiting until marriage: Keep in mind you might not be married for a long time. What if you don t get married until you re 30? Or later? I suggest you think of some ways you could get married and see how your lifestyle is accomodating you in those ways. For example, involvement...

Celibacy/Abstinence: waiting until I'm married, chastity vow, virginity pledge
chastity vow, virginity pledge, male virginity: You didn t ask me a question, but I will comment anyway. You ve decided an awful lot in advance for being 13. I think you re being naive about getting married at 18. Very few people get married at 18 today. If your plans include college, almost none do....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Withdrawal symptoms, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Srikanth, Hope you are keeping fine. Coming to the answers, The withdrawal symptoms that you refer to are a reaction put forth by the body and the mind that occur in varying degrees in some people during the initial stages of Brahmacharya. It...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 3 Doubts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Semen that is conserved and transmuted first nourishes the entire body with health and vitality. It then goes towards the brain and tones the mental faculties of memory, intelligence, reasoning, intuition and other mental abilities. The third step is the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Belly fat due to masturbation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Amit, 1. The reversal of Ojas into semen occurs every time sexual thoughts that arise in the mind are let to grow into desire and lust. This does not occur when a thought which has risen is displaced through diverting the mind. It occurs when the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya.., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Kaushal, Good to hear of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the answer, A Brahmachari would be more wise and practical in taking a vow of Brahmacharya in the realistic sense than in the sense of becoming a Naisthika Brahmachari ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmcharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Priyesh, Good to hear of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the answer, The struggle and effort that goes into the initial stages of Brahmacharya is something which none are spared from. Having lead countless lives in animal form...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy.., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Arjun, Good to hear of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, One should first decide which is more important to him or her; being popular and in stride with peer groups in college/school or getting established in Brahmacharya...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Doubts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Kaushal, Good to hear of your efforts at Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, 1. A Brahmachari should NOT wear any undergarment such as a brief, supporter or kaupin at night while going to sleep. The penis and testicles being in a state of compression...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy.., iskcon devotees, krishna prasad
Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy.., iskcon devotees, krishna prasad, practicing celibacy

Celibacy/Abstinence: Failed, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Dear Sanj, The episode that you describe is generally a result of past karma unfolding and working itself out. When the seeds of very strong sexual Vâsanâs dating back to many previous births start to surface while being vacated, they manifest the quality...

Celibacy/Abstinence: frustration, existential vacuum, sexual stimuli
existential vacuum, sexual stimuli, sexual innuendo: This is one of the most important questions I have fielded, so I hope you don t mind me sharing this with my readers. You are very wise and intellectually honest, and I thank you. I sympathize with you and your feeling of missing out. The fact of the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Guidance for the young, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Dear Chandra, The practice of Sandhya and emphasis on the chanting of veda mantras is the ritualistic and orthodox approach to evolution. While the final destination of each and every path be it ritualistic or non-ritualistic is the same (self-realization),...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Japa, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Kaushal, There is ultimately one, single, supreme entity which has created this world and is responsible for all creation, preservation and finally destruction -- The Almighty Lord. The various forms of God s such as Rama, Krishna, Vishnu, Shiva,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Loss of semen - loss of 'siddhi', sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sen, Good to know of your interest as regards Brahmacharya. Coming to the answers, A1: Semen lost in the course of a wet dream is a little less debilitating to the body, mind and psyche as compared to that lost by voluntary emission. Firstly, the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Meditation/celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Aman, Yes, Prânayâma and meditation on God become very necessary if unbroken Brahmacharya through continuous conservation and transmutation of semen is the objective. There are exceptions to this rule in the form of some very advanced souls who do...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Purging and Preventing Sexual Thoughts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello John, Trust this finds you keeping well. Coming to the answers, A1: It is impossible to reason, rationalize, analyze or convert sexual thoughts into pure thoughts. Just as the nature of water is moistness, the nature of a sexual thought is desire,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Self Realization, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Kaushal, The regular yogic practices of Âsana, Prânayâma and meditation are of much use to the Brahmachari wishing progress in the spiritual path of realizing himself. However, most people forget to strictly practice the Yama-Niyamas of Yoga. The...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sleep, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Suresh, 1. Sleep during daytime is to be avoided. On occasions where one is extremely tired or unable to control sleep sleep during the day due to lack of sleep at night, the nap taken during afternoon should not exceed 30 minutes. Sleeping beyond...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 4 questions, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Suppression of sexual thoughts will lead to irritation, stress, anger, ill-health and finally a wet dream. It is not possible to prevent the expulsion of semen further to an orgasm. If semen is conserved, it has to be sublimated and transmuted. Else, it...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 7th day of Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The first few months unto a year of unbroken Brahmacharya is the time when the body, mind and psyche are getting adjusted to an entirely new lifestyle considering that a life of conservation and transmutation was not applied before. Various changes occur in...

Celibacy/Abstinence: bhramcharya & menstrual period, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Aren t a few months of Brahmacharya very small as compared to the millions of past births of Abrahmacharya (non-continence)? All good things come to one who waits and perseveres. Progress in Brahmacharya is no exception. One s true nature itself is...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya and Karma, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: One s very existence in this world is a result of karma. There is nothing beyond karma as regards to this finite world. It is because of the presence of karma that we are all born. Those who are beyond karma, having exhausted all their karma (self-realized...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya and prostate cancer, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The practice of Brahmacharya in thought, word and deed with adequate physical activity, intellectual work and God-meditation, if carried out rightly leads to the conservation and transmutation of semen into Ojas. This eventually weeds out all diseases of the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Break in bhramchaerya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The same rules that apply to men, apply on an equal footing as regards women when it comes to Brahmacharya. This means that indulgence in any form of sexual thought, word and deed carried out intentionally is technically a break; for Prâna (vital energy) is...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Caffeine and Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The means to achieve concrete progress in Brahmacharya is to gradually start moving away from everything non-self and towards the self. What does this mean? It means one slowly but surely starts breaking one s link from dependence on everything external. ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Sanj, Good to hear of your efforts at Brahmacharya. Mental control through displacement of unwanted thoughts is the region one should focus sincerely once physical restraint has been achieved; for the body is only a tool of the mind. The body by itself...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dharmic sex, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Recreational sexuality within marriage, more than being a question of wrong or right is a question of how soon and how directly one wants spiritual progress. And spiritual progress is the only progress which can be termed progress in the real sense. Everything...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Divotion to the Lord, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: One s efforts at God-contemplation and God-surrender should be continuous and seamless in the midst of everyday life and its activities. When this is coupled with the honest, consistent and unbroken practice of Brahmacharya, devotion to God will flower by...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Doubts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: I. Maintaining Brahmacharya in thought, word and deed should always be the objective. The right way to maintain clean thoughts is by observance of the following: 1. Displacing negative thoughts with positive, as and when such thoughts arise and immediately...

Celibacy/Abstinence: healing bodily karma, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Sometimes, the magnitude of past karma is so strong that destiny prevents the aspirant from even involving himself in the mode of activity required to cleanse himself of this karma. i One is not punished for one s sins but is punished by one s sins. /i But...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Japa, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: There is no diksha (benediction) higher than sincere, honest and longing devotion to the Almighty. Everything falls in place and proceeds in the right direction further to Bhakthi (pure devotion to the Almighty). What is Bhakthi? It is complete surrender...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Is it too late for benefitting from Brahmacharya at 35, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: It is never too late to commence on the path of Brahmacharya, considering that one is moving towards one s default state of the Âtman (pure soul) through this practice. That pure, divine state of knowledge, eternal existence and matchless bliss is in fact...

Celibacy/Abstinence: memory,consentration/celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Dear Aman, Masturbation is to be shunned at all costs. Follow a strict life of Brahmacharya in thought, word and deed with consistent and adequate physical exercise, academic intellectual work to expend mental energy constructively and God-meditation on...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Nullifying Karma, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The state of self-realization becomes closer to the Yogi further to his efforts for the Union. In terms of relativity, one might thus say it happens faster in case of the Yogi. It is an already inherent state that is invisible or masked due to the presence...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Rugby and Chastity;, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: While it is always a good idea to keep in touch with a sport or some form of exercise on a regular basis, the achievement of advanced states of meditation, so necessary to reach the state of enlightenment requires the following: 1. A decrease in physical...

Celibacy/Abstinence: why I say no to sex, late virginity
late virginity: How do you know you don t suffer from sexual dysfunctions if you ve never tried sex? The only way to be good at sex is to practice it. I think you re too old to be a virgin. Men who start having sex at your age or later are more likely to develop sexual...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Seed of life?, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Brahmacharya has always been advocated as the natural and default state of lifestyle for both man and woman from times immemorial. Women derive equal benefits from the practice of Brahmacharya on par with men and can reach the highest states of Kundalini...

Celibacy/Abstinence: The Seed and the Soul, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Hello Shawn, Trust this finds you well. Coming to the answers, Q1: When and how does the soul or Jivâtma enter the body? A: This topic has been dealt with in the Chândogya Upanishad a great treatise concerning the soul, the Almighty and the methods...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sexual Libido in kundalini Awakening., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: As long as one s Prâna (vital energy) is not fully harnessed and focused towards raising the Kundalini to the Sahasrâra chakra at the crown of the head, one cannot go into Nirbija Samâdhi (super-consciousness of the final order). This is the basis behind the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 1 month Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Very happy to hear of your progress and success in unbroken Brahmacharya. Continuing with such a tempo will help release and vacate past karma very effectively by the grace of God. Keep up with the practice, determination and zeal. Coming to the answers: ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 3 questions, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: One fact that needs to be clearly remembered by anyone practicing Brahmacharya is that correct practice of such a mode of life cannot be the cause behind symptoms such as those mentioned by you. The cause behind such altered mental states is something else....

Celibacy/Abstinence: How does Brahmacharya (or lack thereof) affect the nervous system?, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The best Guru (teacher) is within one s own self in the Âtman. Upon leading a life governed by virtue, purity, Brahmacharya and the tenets of Yoga, the correct means and methods to be adopted for progress will dawn by themselves from one s inner self namely...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The entire body, mind and psyche start to improve and better themselves, leading to their overall rejuvenation through Brahmacharya. This is noticed externally in the form of radiant health represented by luster, strength and a positively charged aura. The...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Guidance, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Who is a Guru? He is the medium who dispels one s ignorance and shows the right path. All ignorance around the soul is ultimately dispelled by the Almighty alone. So a Guru in the human form is nothing but the Almighty working through the person who is a Guru....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Inspiration to get started even into the fifties and Dreams, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Very happy to see an aspirant enjoy the beneficial results that accrue from a life of Brahmacharya. Words fail to describe the immense merit and bliss one achieves further to a life of Brahmacharya. It is something that should be experienced and felt rather...

Celibacy/Abstinence: after married life, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The transition to a life of Brahmacharya within marriage or without marriage is always gradual and by stages. No person, single or married can shift to an unbroken state of life long Brahmacharya all of a sudden. It is first carried out for a few days, then...

Celibacy/Abstinence: methods to convert - Semen into Ojas, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Semen naturally gets transformed into Ojas further to a life of purity and virtue based on abstention from a life high on senses. This process is made efficient and complete through the tenets of Yoga and God-meditation on a regular basis. Methods such...

Celibacy/Abstinence: The Realms of Afterlife, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: All circumstances mentioned by you are said to be possible as regards afterlife concerning the individual soul, based on the karma accrued. Swami Sivananda has dealt with this topic extensively in his book What becomes of the soul after death . Given...

Celibacy/Abstinence: How to save Smen, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: In the path of Yoga, the Sanskruth term Guru befits one who has reached the state of self-realization and has thus attained to perfection and mastery. There is no English term which is an equivalent for the word Guru. Words such as master, teacher, mentor...

Celibacy/Abstinence: been working on celibacy for over 8 months., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Considering Brahmacharya is the journey back to one s default state of divinity, there can be no Brahmacharya without God devotion. Without the foundation of theism, there cannot be the success in this mode of life. b ॐ तत् सत्...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Abstinence and Frustration, residential student, romantic experience
residential student, romantic experience, social experience: Sean, You and I have similar narratives, at least through the formative years. When I was in high school I was completely enveloped by academics - I was obsessed with grades and getting into a good college, just like you were. However when I was in...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Alternative Meditation - Samadhi, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Sit in Padmasana or Sidhasana with the lower back, spine, neck and head in a straight line. Assume a comfortable state of body by relaxing the muscles and keeping the hand either in the Gnyana Mudra or clasped together on the lap. 2. Close the eyes...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Astral body & Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. The Bandha and Pranayama regime to be followed has been outlined in : http://en.allexperts.com/q/Celibacy-Abstinence-3564/2011/5/Pranayama-Yoga-Brahmacharya.htm 2. The Linga Sharira (astral body) is an extension of the physical body in terms of energy....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Astral connections & wet dreams, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. A long and deep relationship involving frequent sexual intercourse results in a strong astral tube between the people involved. Less frequent sexual intercourse results in a less stronger astral tube. It generally takes 12 years for the astral tube of sexual...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Ayyappan deeksha and God, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. In this world of Maya (illusion), the wise man develops an attitude of not hoping, not hating and not craving for any object or experience through attachment but keeps his mind devoted to God. He remains neutral as a Saakshi (witness) while watching the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya and Divine body, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: After the Yogi acquires the Divya Sharira (Divine body purified through Yogaagni [fire of Yoga] upon entering Nirvikalpa Samadhi), his body gets fully purified and free from all debility and decay. On attaining to this stage, the body is blessed with...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Break, laziness, non-veg food & Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. God remains silent & lets the Jivatma (embodied soul) indulge in negative activity when the Samskaras (impressions) and Vasanas (tendencies) within it for such actions are so strong that it cannot be made to realize the fallacy of these wrong actions without...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dealing with negative thoughts and keeping motivation in Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Gradually advance the morning waking (alarm) time by 15 minutes. If the current waking time is 5.30 A.M, make it 5.15. Then wake up with force and commitment without fail. After a week, set the alarm to 5.00. After another week set it to 4.45. Ultimately,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dinner time & Yoga, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Dinner is to be taken just before Sunset, immediately after getting done with spiritual or Yogic practices. Similarly, the Yogi can take some light food, fruit or milk early in the morning if hungry, before or after Yogic practice as per his hunger/convenience....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Education/Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Practicing a few months or a year of Brahmacharya and expecting drastic improvements is like planting a sapling and expecting it to become a fruit bearing tree in a few months time. It takes many years of unbroken Brahmacharya with Yogic practices, God-devotion...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Eligibility for Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Each and every person, be they man or woman, married or single or in any frame of body/mind can practice Brahmacharya with devotion to God. Brahmacharya is the birth right and default state of every human being. So nothing and no one can bar anyone from practicing...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Exam/Depression, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Focus on systematically assimilating the essence of the subject, well before appearing for the exam. Just as the body absorbs the essence of food and eliminates the rest, one should absorb the essence of the subject of study. This essence is what is called...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sniffing My Boyfriend's Penis, uncircumcised penis, human genitals
Celibacy/Abstinence: Sniffing My Boyfriend's Penis, uncircumcised penis, human genitals, tastes like nothing

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fasting & Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: People who indulge in Brahmacharya through regular Yogic practice should not fast. They should take Mitaahara (balanced, moderate, timely food). Fasting on water alone, for a short time is carried out when suffering from an illness related to the stomach/digestion....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Gastric Reflux and Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: One s present state of existence is a result of one s past karma. The best way to speedily workout past karma and revert to one s default state of bliss is through honest and committed practice of a life of Yoga & unbroken Brahmacharya aimed at self-realization...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Ingredients in the diet & looking at women, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. All of the spices mentioned above do not cause harm if eaten in small quantities with food. The trouble arises when one opts for a strongly spiced diet stimulating to the tongue and other senses. It is impractical to opt for a completely spice free or salt...

Celibacy/Abstinence: masturbation and pranic energy, prana, journal
prana, journal, Yogananda: Namaste! I m glad to get your questions. Your text will be indexed and I ll give my answers and comments between. Im Skod 23 yo...Im addicted to pornography and masturbation..Masturbating since 10yo and Watching porn since 20 yo...Im so weak.. i can avoid...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Masturbation and pranic energy, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Constant loss of semen from voluntary ejaculation through masturbation leads to immense loss of Prana, health and finally vitality causing degeneration and premature decay of the body. This results in rapid weakness & ageing. One becomes prone to illness...

Celibacy/Abstinence: I need to get out of this hell......., nasty habit, hello brother
nasty habit, hello brother, women in my life: Siva, You first need to seek professional medical attention for your gastrointestinal problems. If there is a doctor of medicine in your area, you need to see one immediately. A doctor can prescribe for you a treatment regimen to break your marijuana...

Celibacy/Abstinence: ojas, strenth, private parts
strenth, private parts, fertilization: You are not wasting semen by ejaculating. Your body produces more semen and does not convert it to ojas. Ejaculating is good for you. It keeps your private parts in good working condition and keeps your sperm healthy for fertilization. You can bet that...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Siddhi-s (powers) of a Yogi, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Information regarding the Ashta Siddhi-s (8 superhuman powers of yoga) and many other minor siddhi-s that can accrue further to attaining the status of an Urdhvaretha (one whose Bindu (seed) does not flow downwards to become semen) are very easily available...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sniffing My Boyfriend's Penis, pre marital sex, sex before marriage
pre marital sex, sex before marriage, scientific discovery: Yes, an uncircumcised male accumulates smegma under his foreskin, which is apt to develop a distinct smell after a few days if it isn t cleaned. So it s not surprising you can smell that if you try. I don t think a circumcised penis, especially one that...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Underwear for Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The best male undergarment for excellent Brahmacharya leading to great strength, power, health, well being, energy and confidence is the KAUPIN (loin cloth) also called LANGOT [in Hindi], KONAKAM, KOVANAM [in Tamil], LANGOTI [in Kannada and Telugu]. Words...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Vajroli, Bandha & Pranayama, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Till Kaivalya (self-realization) occurs, a Yogi should remain unknown. Later, he may reveal himself if God so wishes. Direct interaction with the world in the capacity of a Yogi before this stage becomes an impediment to Sadhana (practice). When God...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Wet dream - Do I have to start all over again, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: An occasional, involuntary wet dream during sleep is not considered as a break in Brahmacharya. Only voluntary loss of semen in the waking state, carried out under awareness, resets the practice back to start and qualifies to be called a break. However,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: When do wet dreams completely stop?, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Wet dreams completely stop after the Yogi masters all the 6 stages of Sabija Samadhi (also called Savikalpa Samadhi) through meditation on the Supreme and starts becoming an Urdhvareta. By the time Nirvikalpa Samadhi (which follows eventually after mastering...

Celibacy/Abstinence: addiction to vagina, marriage counseling, physical trauma
marriage counseling, physical trauma, liking: You should seek marriage counseling to uncover reasons why your wife doesn t have sex and then address them. Liking sex is not an addiction. It is simply how people respond sexually. You will not suffer physical trauma if you don t get to have sex and wind...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 'Sivanandasana', Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. Sit on the floor with both legs stretched out (as while commencing Paschimothânasana) 2. Fold the right leg at the knee & place it under the left thigh, pulling it as much inwards as possible so that the right heel rests just beside the side of the left...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Control of Prana, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: The mind, Prana & Veerya are all connected. Control over the mind is achieved by control over Prana and control over these two automatically leads to control over Veerya. He who lacks control over Prana cannot maintain control over the mind and Veerya & he...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dealing with physical temptation & women, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. Past Samskara-s (impressions) & Vasana-s (tendencies) of various kinds inundate the Karana Sharira (causal body) of an individual. These are the product of various activities indulged in during previous births. Sometimes, one gets to know of a particular...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Existence of Jiva-s, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: | न जायते म्रियते वा कदाचित् नायं भूत्वा भविता...

Celibacy/Abstinence: sex affect relationship, sexual desire, sex issue
Celibacy/Abstinence: sex affect relationship, sexual desire, sex issue, premarital sex

Celibacy/Abstinence: Heat In the Heart Area And Meditation, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. The Atman (self) is not restricted to the physical heart. It is unlimited and beyond location. The spiritual heart refers to the inner sanctum of nothingness that one experiences when Samadhi meditation begins (while focusing at the ‘Bhrumadhya’ – the place...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Hormones/chemical changes in body & memories., Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: Various changes occur at the physical, mental and karmic levels as one advances in the practice. All these are initial reactions of the body, mind and psyche and need not be given importance to. The mind and body which were earlier used to the dissipation...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Masturbation and its effects, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. Brahmacharya must be followed in thought, word & deed with Yogic practices and a supporting lifestyle as outlined in past answers. Mere abstinence at the physical level can lead to semen stagnation and discomfort as you have mentioned. 2. Indulge in...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Like minded people for Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. It is not very easy to come across like minded individuals who aim for the practice of Brahmacharya with honesty. 2. It is also impractical to expect others to follow this path just because one follows it. Each Jiva is in its own state of evolutionary...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Overcoming hurt, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: Who got hurt? The little ‘I-sense’ (Ego). It is this Ahamkara which feels elation or depression. The ‘Manas’ (mind) acts as a medium of communication & representation of what this Ego gets subjected to. It is not the mind itself which goes through happiness...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Planes other than Earth, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: These are non-physical planes (astral & causal) where Jiva-s which have not yet attained complete liberation (but have overcome the need for a physical body) continue their efforts towards final liberation and finally merge into the Supreme. There are many...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 'Prarabdha karma' - It's nature, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: ‘Prarabdha Karma’ refers to that karma which will bear fruit in this current birth. It cannot be altered, side-stepped or got rid of. It is to be experienced and worked out. Even the self-realized soul who is a ‘Jivanmukta’ (who has attained to liberation...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Are prayer & penance necessary ?, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. Penance is nothing but earnest, one pointed effort with a particular objective. As in any other activity, one begets as much as he or she deserves based on destiny and effort. Suffering or happiness has no connection with the same. Suffering is the result...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Is samadhi possible while living in the world?, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. The aim of Yoga is ‘Kaivalya’ (self-realization). Samadhi is one of the means to achieve this objective. 2. It is possible to reach Samadhi while living in the world. It becomes possible when one realizes the falsity of his individual Ego & remains detached...

Celibacy/Abstinence: sex affect relationship, body scents, psychological standpoint
body scents, psychological standpoint, college professors: Ryan, Here s advice from a virgin, so take it for what it s worth: For as much as I disagree with most college professors (on just about everything), your Psychology professor is probably right. Here s why: From a psychological standpoint,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sleepiness/Food, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. A malted beverage made of wheat, corn, maize, jowar or ragi flour is the best (refer past answers on how to prepare the same) Do not depend on any external stimulant such as coffee or tea. Gradually taper the habit and give it up. One should free oneself...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sprituality and sexual energy, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. All energy comes from the Atman (soul) which is contained in the Supreme (Almighty), the creator. When this universal energy manifests in the form of cupid between man and woman to bring them together for propagation of the specie, it is termed sexual energy....

Celibacy/Abstinence: State of final beatitude & marriage., Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. What happened to the people and events in a dream upon waking up? The dreamer becomes the awakened and is said to have come to the real world. He no longer reacts to those events with happiness, sorrow, pain or pleasure as he did while in the dream. Though...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sublimation & meal times, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. Veerya (semen) is the gross state of Bindu (seed). The subtle state of Bindu is ‘Soma’ (amrit or nectar). Veerya (semen) can be reverted to Soma (nectar) through the process of transmutation effected by various Yogic practices including meditation. After...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Trouble due to unfolding of past karma - 2, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: There is no method higher than a life of Yoga (with its 8-Anga-s) & Brahmacharya to dissolve past impressions (Nâsti Yogât Param Balam). As one strives in this direction, the light of the Atman automatically fills the vacated places, leading to true knowledge....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Trouble due to unfolding of past karma, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: Past Samskara-s (impressions) that surface are sometimes of such strength that they manifest in the form of unwanted thoughts/actions/dreams despite oneself. The way out at such times is to stay calm, sticking to honest and regular practice, requesting the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Unable to continue after a break, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. The method is to work towards reducing and overcoming the tendency to indulge in unwanted thoughts (which is caused by past karma). The practice of Yoga & Brahmacharya accomplishes this in the course of a few years. Then, even if an unwanted thought were...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Wet dreams far too often, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. Adopt a life of Yogic practice as has been described in past answers. This will help work out past karma (responsible for wet dreams) faster, thereby leading to freedom. 2. Details on sleep hours, foods to be eaten & avoided etc. are available in past...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Win back lover, addiction, romance
addiction, romance, long time: I really think you would be better off moving on. As someone who thinks that sex and romance are not dirty but are worthwhile, you would be better off pursuing someone else who feels the same way. Four years is a long time to spend chasing someone who doesn...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Abstaining bad for penis?, sexual glands, tiny blood vessels
sexual glands, tiny blood vessels, sex organs: Abstaining from ejaculation hurts your penis less than it does your prostate gland and other sexual glands. The prostate needs to be emptied periodically. Ejaculating less than once a week is probably going to be bad for the prostate. Most younger males...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Actions leading to physical beauty, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. This body is a bag of flesh made of blood, bone, fat etc. Does the blood or flesh of a very beautiful person smell good when they are wounded and these come out? Does one’s own blood or raw, bruised skin smell good? Minus the skin, all human bodies appear...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 12 years Brahmacharya/Food, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Occasional nocturnal emissions do not constitute a break. If one strives sincerely and honestly in a life of Yoga, he will become an Urdhvareta (after which nocturnal emissions stop). 2. Details concerning food have been addressed in past answers....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya/Death/Debilatation., Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. The practice of correct Brahmacharya slows ageing to a large extent and also prevents the incidence of bodily illnesses to a greater degree. However, the advent of bodily illness etc. stops completely only after one attains to ‘Bhuta Jaya’ (mastery of the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya & mouth ulcers, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Mouth ulcers/boils etc. are some of the ways in which the body expels toxins. When purification of the physical medium starts further to Brahmacharya, such ulcers can manifest. The first few years of practice can involve such phenomenon, depending on the degree...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Coping with the consequences of a break, Brahmacharya, veerya
Brahmacharya, veerya, ojas: 1. The break may not be directly responsible for the ear problem which could be due to some other cause. Sometimes, the sudden loss of Prana (vital energy) that accompanies a break causes different sorts of reactions in different people. 2. The risk of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Difference between Raja Yoga and Kriya Yoga, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Raja Yoga is the technique where the Yogi focuses on bringing his mind under control and finally annulling his mind so as to reside in his Atmic state. The Astanga Raja Yoga propounded by Maharishi Pathanjali covers the techniques required thoroughly and...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Disturbances during Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. There is no other way out but to negate & overcome past vritti-s and impressions if one has to unwind the layers of ignorance around the Atman. If the Yogi deviates to become a Bhogi when such impressions surface, then he disturbs his practice leading to...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Firewalking in Hinduism, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. The firewalker uses a ritualistic approach to strengthening the mind, developing/proving devotion in the direction one’s surrender to God. It is performed with the intention of giving the common man who is engrossed in Samsara and ignorant to these concepts,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Greatest personal manifestation of Lord, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: What makes us see the reflection of an object in a mirror? It is obviously the presence of light. One cannot see the reflection of an object in a dark room devoid of light. Immaterial of whether the person before the mirror is rich, poor, tall or short, his...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Hand practice and sex, male sexual health, married life
male sexual health, married life, intercourse: Masturbating, which is called hand practice in some parts of Asia, is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary for male sexual health. It is not harmful. It is good for keeping your sexual parts in good working condition for when you first have intercourse....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Life in Previous Ages, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. As per scriptures, the earlier ages were successively higher on Dharma (in terms of virtue) and lesser on Adharma. 2. Sorry, I do not have knowledge regarding the color of skies. 3. Yes, the earlier beings (both man & beast) were of larger dimensions...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Love & Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. The basis of ‘Maya’ (cosmic illusion) is bondage. It stupifies, infatuates and finally binds man to the so called (unreal) beauty of the opposite sex, numbing the Buddhi (intellect) through deactivation. When man reaches this stage, the world terms it as...

Celibacy/Abstinence: nightfall, wet dreams, nocturnal emissions
wet dreams, nocturnal emissions: Nightfall, also called nocturnal emission or wet dreams, is very normal starting around age 13. Most boys have at least a few. Most boys stop having wet dreams when they start masturbating. So, if you want to no longer have nightfall, masturbate more often....

Celibacy/Abstinence: nightfall, male sexual health, wet dreams
male sexual health, wet dreams, nightfall: Do not tell me how to answer questions. Your job is to ask. Answering the questions is my job. Masturbation is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary for male sexual health. It is a lot more fun than having nightfall (wet dreams). You should want...

Celibacy/Abstinence: nightfall, wet dreams, masturbate
wet dreams, masturbate, puberty: I know what you told me. You have told me 1. you have frequent wet dreams 2. you have been having them since you were 13 (meaning you are now older than 13) 3. you say you don t want to touch your penis 1. and 2. tell me you have been at least...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Objective of confessing, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Releiving one’s pent up emotions, feelings or past actions through confession/discussion etc. with a person who is balanced, noble and in the right frame of mind helps the confessor unload the burden in his mind to some extent. The priest or counselor may...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Overcoming fear/ego & Chanting God's name, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Adhering to the correct practice of Brahmacharya will eventually root out timidity and fear after a few years. Fear is the effect of Mâya. The Atman is fearless, for it is all powerful, occupies all space and time and is without a second. The more one inches...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Prarabdha & Agama, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. ‘Prarabdha Karma’ when completely exhausted along with ‘Agama’ (that of future births) through a life of Yoga leads to absolute liberation and release, merging into the Brahman irreversibly. The physical body cannot be discarded by the Yogi as long as his...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Reacting to death/Prana/Liberation, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. One feels remorse at the death of a loved one due to ‘Moha’ (attachment) which is the result of ‘Agnyana’ (ignorance). The truth is that death is a joyous occasion where the Jiva is made to relinquish this body so as to take up another to continue evolution....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sadhana & Karmic effects, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Honest and persistent Sâdhana results dilution of certain kinds of karma and gives the aspirant the strength to bear certain other kinds of karma which are to be experienced. The efforts applied in the practice of the Yama-Niyama-s of Yoga directly target...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Having sex, virgins, having sex
virgins, having sex: Males who become sexually active for the first time tend to masturbate less often than they did when they were virgins. So you are likely to masturbate less once you are sexually active. Also, keep in mind most males your age, especially those not sexually...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Does sex hurt a male?, experience pain, intercourse
experience pain, intercourse, females: No, sex does not hurt males, and it also doesn t hurt most females. Females who are sexually inexperienced sometimes experience pain with their first intercourse, but this is not true for all of them. Most males find sex, even their first time, to be very...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sri Sri Mahavatar Babaji, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Any one type of meditation is to be practiced. 2. If the object of meditation is Mahavatar Babaji, then the same is to be adhered to without any change. Frequently changing the object of meditation is not advisable. 3. When the efforts are adequate...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Starting in spirituality, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Read a page of the Bible and its summary with devotion to God every day. 2. Start a life of Yoga & Brahmacharya as has been described in past answers. 3. When these methods are adopted, the day dreaming will gradually subside and the mind will get...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Toxins, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: If a life of Yogic practice & lifestyle with unbroken Brahmacharya is correctly adhered to as explained earlier, the body slowly purifies to perfection over a span of many years following which it attains the ability not to retain toxins. Even if some physical...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Various questions, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Questions are answered from the knowledge bestowed by the Lord. It is not easy to know whether a person is a true Yogi or not through the internet. 2. The entity within has no concern as regards siddhi-s. 3. True devotion and love for God with genuine...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Want Samadhi, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Perform all actions with the thought of the Lord, as a service to HIM. Think - I am the infinite and all pervading Atman who is not different from the Lord. The body, mind, psyche and related emotions are not the real me but only coverings like a garment....

Celibacy/Abstinence: How to avoid porn, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: To escape from the clutches of recreational sexuality, one should apply the mind & body in constructive thought & activity through the course of the day with a backdrop of spiritual contemplation all the time. A life of Yoga & Brahmacharya as has been explained...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya for Joy & Bliss, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: What is the cause behind any form of anguish or suffering? It is indulgence in the Ego by taking it to be real and forgetting the self. Identifying oneself with the Ego & body is the problem. Then the world appears real and full of pain. The mind becomes agitated...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya & 'Purushartha-s', Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. The purpose of the first three ‘Purushartha-s’ (worldly objectives) namely Dharma (as in work), Artha (wealth), Kama (desire) is to help man realize their limitation (as the manifestations of Maya) and understand that they cannot give happiness. When he...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Degradation of a society, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Certain places have certain predominant factors good or bad. Like all other things in the manifest world, this is also a part of Maya (illusion) 2. Yes 3. The nature of karma is to work itself out and teach lessons to the Jiva. The purpose of law...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Energies of women, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Women experience a greater magnitude of desire and passion than men; they however also have a greater degree of control and restraint. Their energies are more invards than outwards as in the case of men. Maya which is responsible for this invard orientation...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Masturbation, adultery, heart
Celibacy/Abstinence: Masturbation, adultery, heart

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fault of the creator?, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Who experiences sexual feelings? – The Ego & mind. Who undergoes suffering? – The Ego & mind. Who is asking the question – “Was it intentional?” – The Ego & mind. To whom does the ‘Lack of control’ apply? – The Ego & mind. You are not the Ego, mind or the...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Maintaining Brahmacharya in married Life, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. A married couple wishing to adopt Brahmacharya can first practice non-ejaculatory relations with a Yogic lifestyle. This helps them to overcome the slavery to ejaculation/orgasm. As the need to orgasm is gradually overcome, the next step consists of reducing...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Marriage & sexuality, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. As long as desire for the body of the opposite sex which constitutes the non-self still remains, one cannot attain to his true self (Atman). 2. A ‘Brahmagnyani’ (realized soul) constantly resides in & as the Atman (pure self). Where then is the question...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Masturbation, christian theologians, male sexual health
christian theologians, male sexual health, sports: Masturbation is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary for male sexual health. I don t regard it as a sin, and not very many people do. You can even read some pro-masturbation comments from Christian theologians at http://www.healthystrokes.com/christian.html....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Meditation & Brahmacharya., Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. That infinite substratum on which are reflected the imaginary body, mind and the world is the Atman (reality). The Yogi is then the Atman alone in a complete state of awareness of the reality, as the reality. He is in the state of the self as the pure self....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Overcoming frequent night fall, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Frequent wet dreams are an indication that transmutation is not being carried out properly. Indulge in adequate physical, mental activities and spiritual (meditation) on a daily basis. Wake up early and adhere to the correct Yogic practice as described in...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Personal impact of Brahmacharya/ Siddhi-s, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Maya (cosmic illusion) causes cupid between man and woman that leads to sexual thought & activity culminating in union for production of offspring. Thus its purpose is to support the formation of a family and continue the race, not more. When sexual activity...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Please forgive, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: This life is an opportunity for man to reach his true Atmic state of divinity & infinity and free himself from rebirth forever. This is the purpose of the human birth. The wise do not waste their resources running after the illusion called Maya which takes...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Prayanama & Astma, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Details on Pranayama are explained in past answers in the post: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Celibacy-Abstinence-3564/2011/5/Pranayama-Yoga-Brahmacharya.htm 2. Apply a hot water bottle to the chest, back, under the knees and below the soles of the feet...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Reclaiming health, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Sexual energy has to be transmuted into higher domains, whereupon it gets converted into higher forms of benefic energy. It cannot be held stationary. To sublimate the same, one should indulge in adequate physical, mental and spiritual activity on a regular...

Celibacy/Abstinence: How to get rid of lust?, fast time, nuisances
fast time, nuisances, compulsion: Lust is a nebulous term; are you talking about the desire to be close to a particular person? Or an irrational compulsion to have sex? I have no specific methods to curtail lust, as it were, but there are ways to avoid it, the most important of which is...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sexual feelings early in the mornings, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: As long as the ‘Agnyana’ (ignorance) around the Atman remains, sexual thoughts can arise at any point of time, be it morning, noon or night or at any place. The only way to redeem oneself of these thoughts is to roast the seeds of such thoughts in the fire...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Stage fear, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: If not eating eggs is causing a feeling of setback, then eat eggs for some time and note the differences. Adhere to the correct practice of Yoga & Brahmacharya as described in past answers. If the practice is right, you will eventually overcome the need for...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 'Sthita Prajna' (The Yogi of steady wisdom), Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. The technique is to perform one’s duties sincerely as a service to the Lord, without attachment for the outcome. Then, one is not worried or anxious, be the result success or failure, for he has put in his sincere efforts. Life becomes joyous and carefree....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Test or Fate?, Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: Involvement with the opposite sex outside the precincts of marriage for recreation as man/woman ends in suffering. The purpose of cupid is to lead to marriage, not more. Hence the association should be looked forward to if marriage (carried out at the earliest)...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Vegetarian food and Vitamin B12 , Brahmacharya, semen
Brahmacharya, semen, ojas: 1. Where has it been said that one should not drink more than a glass of milk for Brahmacharya? Milk & dairy products are the chief sources of B-12 for vegetarians. After a large glass of morning milk, Include a full glass of thick curd (yogurt) in the afternoons...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya & Eyesight, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Vision will start to improve after 1 year of unbroken Brahmacharya carried out with Yogic practices & lifestyle. 2. Depending on the extent of deviation from normal vision and the cause behind it, it will take a few years of correct, unbroken practice...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya for martial arts, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The best possible outcome as regards the body, mind and finally the Atman (soul) come from honest and unbroken Brahmacharya. If a Brahmachari is interested in using the conserved energy for martial arts, then he can make good progress in that field. Simply...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya and Prostate health, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: When a man leads a life high on sexual thought, word and deed, there is much generation of sexual fluid within his system. The prostate produces the prostatic fluid. The Cowper’s glands produce the Bulbo-urethral fluid; the testes constantly produce more and...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 'Brahmanda'- The Universe, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: • Our scriptures call the universe Brahmanda . It is rightly described as an illusion of Maya (for matter is energy in a state of vibration and not really solid) effected by the cosmic dream of the Almighty ‘Parabrahman’. It does not exist in reality, for...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 'Brahmimuhurtham' - 3.00 A.M ~ 5.30 A.M, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. It is preferable to indulge in Yogic practice at home, everyday, in the same place set aside. However, one can practice at any place such the workplace as long as there is privacy, for it is better to indulge in practice than miss practice. These practices...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Cell phones/meat eating, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. A cell phone can be switched off while sleeping. Switching a cell phone off negates the transmission and makes it safe. If this isn t possible, it should preferably be placed at least 20 ft from the body. The Linga Sharira (astral body) is susceptible...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Controlling Vritti-s (modifications) of mind, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: |योगस्चित्त व्रुत्ति निरोधह || i | Yogaschitta vritti nirodhaha || /i - ‘Cessation of the modifications of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Divine Body & Semen., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. The Divya Sharira (divine body) is perfected AFTER becoming a complete Urdhvareta and not the reverse. The skin complexion becomes lighter and brighter in color further to inundation with Tejas (luster). There is a replacement of the previously degenerated...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Early waking troubles, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Do not keep the cellphone in the bed room while sleeping. A mobile phone works on microwaves and the signals that it receives and sends create a strong field of electromagnetic radiation around a radius of close to 20 feet. This interferes with the sleep cycle....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Getting established in continence, seratonin reuptake inhibitors, selective seratonin reuptake inhibitors
seratonin reuptake inhibitors, selective seratonin reuptake inhibitors, testosterone supplements: Exercising restraint from sexual activity can have deleterious effects on your normal day-to-day life (including work). This is a situation that you should discuss with your doctor. I do not know if 6 months is adequate time to get adjusted to celibacy. In...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Guru and Kali Yuga, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: During Sadhana (practice), movements of Prana within the spine further to Pranothaana (ascent of Prana) cause various sensations. This is natural in the course of Brahmacharya and Yoga. Kundalini awakening also causes similar experiences. The Yuga...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Guru and spiritual progress towards self-realization, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: i When one is ready, the Guru (master) comes . /i As and when the inner process of purification advances, the Brahmachari is assured of the right degree of knowledge by the Grace of God. Our s is only to try and persevere in the right direction through...

Celibacy/Abstinence: The Illusion called beauty, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: A young woman in her teens or prime is very attractive... “Is the same young woman in her teens or prime, DEAD attractive? Go to a morgue and have a look at the corpse of a young lady. Some people feel dizzy when they see such a corpse. Some...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Overcoming premature ejaculation, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Drugs, supplements, sexual revitalizers/energizers cause harm in the long run by weakening the human system and lead to dysfunction of various organs and diseases. They should not be used. 2. The purpose of the sexual act is procreation and not recreation....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Setting aside time for God, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: A drama artist plays his role on stage and goes back home which represents reality. The man in the path of self-realization is the artist, life is the stage, life experiences are the scenes in the drama and God is the reality called home. Just as the artist...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Siddhi-s (super-normal powers), sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: To a cow grazing on grass, the concept of man flying an airplane, manufacturing a cell phone, inventing the internet and creating software programs looks miraculous . It cannot understand how these things are possible. It appears out of the ordinary and superfluous...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Starting Brahmacharya in midlife, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: The method of Yoga/Pranayama and the lifestyle to be followed for establishment in Brahmacharya is available in past answers for reference. Following this method will lead to freedom from masturbation. b ॐ तत् सत्...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Types of Yoga, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. Kriya Yoga is a part of Karma Yoga (the Yoga of action). It consists of various Kriya-s (techniques of control of Prana) to help ascend Kundalini to the seventh center - Sahasrara chakra leading to Samadhi and finally self-realization. The word Kriya...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Weight training/meat eating/Pranayama for asthma, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. There are two important reasons for the practice of Brahmacharya: A. To help overcome slavery to sexuality, thereby helping one develop ‘Indriya Nigraha’ (control and restraint of the senses), which is mandatory to purify the mind for the attainment...

Celibacy/Abstinence: abstinence, sexual abstinence, mental tension
sexual abstinence, mental tension, sexual relief: Yes, it certainly does. Most of the time this tension peaks about a week into abstinence. Some males report different results as to what happens if abstinence continues. Some males find that tension continues to remain high after a week, while some find...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya & Grasping power, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Brahmacharya is accompanied with the betterment of all mental faculties. Further to a year of unbroken Brahmacharya, the mind becomes calmer and possessed of much focus and concentration. Veerya which is transmuted gives sustained mental ability and determination....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya, wet dreams & strength training, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: YOGIC PRACTICE: 1. On sitting for Yogic practice, one should first mentally prostrate before the Almighty Lord and the Guru (master) [if any], requesting virtue, purity and self-realization. 2. Perform the following Asana-s, both in the morning and evening...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Break & Relapse, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Wearing a ‘Kaupin’ (traditional Indian loin cloth) will prevent accidental penile stimulation/erection. Ordinay underwear does not offer this advantage and makes the penis susceptible to stimulation. The ‘Kaupin’ is an asset for the Brahmachari for strength,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Challenges while getting free of masturbation, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: The initial stages of attempts at Brahmacharya further to may years of excessive recreational sex/masturbation involving heavy seminal wastage are uphill and appear contrary to one’s nature. The Samskara-s (impressions) and Vasana-s (tendencies) which accrue...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Confidence/Self Esteem and Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Confidence, physical and mental strength, cheer, positivism, powerful concentration, exemplary memory and all other notable qualities which help man perform well in life come from the Atman (soul). Tapping the power of the Atman is possible through Brahmacharya...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Coping with breaks - reasons, solutions., sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. The body and mind get used to the living environment and adapt themselves accordingly. Hence a Yogi should to the best possible extent avoid extensive travel/relocation. Till self-realization is achieved, the body and mind are susceptible to changes in...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dealing with provocation, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Firmly anchored to the fact that this world is ‘Asat’ (unreal) and unsubstantial, a Yogi should develop the attitude of being unaffected to happenings and non-happenings with a feeling of certitude. He should work towards reaching the state where he accepts...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Duration of Pranayama & waking time, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. If the 16 second duration is found to be difficult due to the ear condition, 8 or 12 second durations can be applied at the start and later increased when one becomes comfortable. ‘Kapalabhati’ and ‘Bhramari’ are preliminary Pranayama-s which can be practiced...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Effects of Brahmacharya on sleep, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Sleep is a reaction to the stress and strain encountered by the body. Through sleep, the body makes up for the energy lost and revitalizes itself. The man who wastes much his vital fluid loses enormous Prana (vital energy.) Hence the body tries to make up...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Extreme degeneration from masturbation, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: A life of Yoga & Brahmacharya if carried out honestly and sincerely with devotion to God will salvage the situation and bring things back to normalcy. The past is over and gone; there isn’t anything which can be done to reverse it. It is the present and future...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Fate & Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: The Jiva (embodied soul) perseveres in Brahmacharya when it has started getting close to that stage in evolution whereupon reversal into its default state of Atman has begun. Till this stage is reached, the embodied soul occupied in the offerings of Samsâra...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Karmic merits of Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. If you started contemplation and practice on the tenets of Yoga & Brahmacharya at age 28, it means that all these years were required to work out other karma’s which were blocking the surfacing of the positive karma/knowledge of Yoga which you had acquired...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Money/ Karma/ Thana / Samskara, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: 1. As long as man indulges in any rightful form of living that does not amount to going against the Yama-Niyama-s of Yoga, the proceeds derived from such actions are legitimate. Effort applied to lawfully earn the money required to ensure the basic necessities...

Celibacy/Abstinence: When to perform meditation, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Yes, meditation can be and should be performed as often as possible. There is not such a time of the day or night when one cannot meditate. Every minute of this life is meant for meditation on the Supreme. b Merging one’s mind and self into the Supreme...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Prana/Atman/Body Part Function, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. ‘Prana’ (vital energy) is a derivative of the Atman (soul). From the Atman comes will-power, under the will does the mind function, and the directions of the mind are translated into action using Prana. Ex. A person wants go to the next room; his will first...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Purpose behind duality of the manifest world, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: This dualistic world of transmigratory existence called ‘Samsâra’ is an enactment by the Almighty to help the Jiva (embodied soul) evolve further so as to realize itself as an integral part of the ‘Parama’ (Almighty.) It is a drama meant to help the degenerated...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Reaching out to people/publications, sex, masturbation
sex, masturbation, ejaculation: Everything in this world and beyond occurs by the grace of the Almighty Lord. His will and intention back each and every happening. The world is a stage where HE enacts his Leela (divine play) assuming various forms and bodies. When the Jiva (life entity)...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Uncontrolled addiction to pornography, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Take to a life of Yoga & Brahmacharya with serious intentions and make it a part of your lifestyle. To overcome slavery to sexuality, one should develop strong devotion to the Almighty and persevere in a life of Yoga. Then, after much effort, success slowly...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Understanding the male sexual urge., Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Sexual undercurrents present in latency due to past Samakara-s (impressions) & Vasana-s (tendencies) cause arousal when they manifest. This usurping could be voluntary or involuntary. It might not even show itself fully in thought form. There are numerous...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Urdhvareta/Importance of Yoga for Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. If an aspirant expects supernormal results in a year, he will be sadly disappointed. Nothing like that will happen. A year of unbroken Brahmacharya is nothing compared to eons of a life of ‘Abrahmacharya’ (incontinence.) Such expectations are the result...

Celibacy/Abstinence: 16years of semen wastage/helpless mastubation/Japa, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Take up a life of Yoga & Brahmacharya in thought, word and deed. The ill-effects of your past lifestyle will slowly unwind and help you come out of the trap. The results will depend on the honesty with which Brahmacharya is practiced. 2. Gradually increase...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Allopathic medicines, surgeries, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. All diseases/abnormalities are the effects of karma in one way or the other. This karma could be accrued from various causes such as overindulgence/overeating, lack of proper health care measures in one’s lifestyle (like deficit in exercise, sleep, stress...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Arousal from interaction with women., Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Simply adhere to the practices of Yoga & Brahmacharya as have been described in past answers with cent percent honesty and devotion. Never voluntarily initiate any sexual thought, word or deed with others or with yourself. The release of sexual fluids is due...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Asanas and meditation., Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Pratice Yogasana-s such as: • Paschimnothanasana • Padahasthasana • Sivanandasana • Dhanurasana These will help improve flexibility. Perform stretches and warm up exercises before Yogic Asana-s if there is a severe lack of flexibility. Flexibility...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya for social service/improvement, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Modern science has not reached perfection as it is purely physical in nature. It has no idea of the meta-physical and subtler forces of the universe. The things claimed by modern science a few decades ago are now refuted by science itself. Similarly, many...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya & wrestling, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Yes, It is common for traditional Indian wrestlers to uphold Brahmacharya so as to facilitate good performance in wrestling. Since Prana (vital energy) is conserved through Brahmacharya, it has a positive impact on physical strength. b ॐ तत्...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Troubles from a past relationship, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Since you are a student, there is no question of marriage till completion of studies and the advent of a job. Make this clear to yourself and your family. Donot think/keep any contact (even mental) with any woman on a regular/relationship/frequent basis....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Cunning rationalization of the mind for sex and intimacy, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. One’s rationalization against recreational sexuality should be based on the fact that it is Anatma (non-Atman) and Asat (falsity). Hence such indulgence takes one away from self-realization. Since the aim of the Brahmachari is to become the pure Atman and...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Curing auto-immune diseases through Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: After the yogi becomes an Urdhvareta and acquires the ‘Divya Sharira’ (divine body) purified by ‘Yogaagni‘(the fire of Yoga), the body becomes free from all diseases without exception and gets blessed with Rupa (beauty), Lavanya (grace), Balam (strength) and...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Curing Cancer, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: A life of Yoga & Brahmacharya is the best means to speedily work out & dissolve past karma. Most diseases/deviations from health are the by-products of past karma. Diseases such as cancer occur further to the presence of very strong negative karma. Depending...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dealing with gastric trouble, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. The practice of Yoga & Brahmacharya results in an increase of ‘Jatharâgni’ (gastric fire). This is the first sign of development of good health. An increased gastric fire helps digest food very easily and helps the body draw out the most essence from food....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Deva-s (Celestial beings), willfully breaking Brahmacharya., Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Deva-s (celestial beings without a physical body who inhabit the Deva loka) are not self-realized. They are spiritually advanced beings, though not yet enlightened. They occupy the higher astral planes and remain there until the strength of the good Samskara-s...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Dream and Past Samskaras, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Past Samskara-s (impressions) & Vasana-s (tendencies) act as the founding cause for our present state of body, mind and psyche. Governed by these, one gets tendencies towards or aginst certain actions in the present birth. Such actions performed in this...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Food/Student Dharma/Relationships , Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Since eating food containing onion and garlic is inevitable in the present situation, there is no option for the time being. Gradually taper down on tea drinking and substitute it with milk or a malted beverage. Then, you can fully give up on tea. 2....

Celibacy/Abstinence: How to gain weight, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Simply continue with the practice of Yoga & Brahmacharya with complete honesty and sincerity. Always practice Yoga twice a day comprising of Asana, Bandha, Nâdi Shodhana, Pranayama and meditation. After a few years of unbroken practice, the body becomes lustrous...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Help from Yoga in facing the death of a loved one, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Except for the after rites performed by the son with love, nothing more need be or can be done. One’s destiny is sealed through past karma and the will of the Almighty. It cannot be changed. Neither is it necessary to worry about the matter. 2. A Jiva...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Initial reactions of Yoga & Brahmacharya, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. What would be the initial reaction of a thief leading a life of thievery when he is locked up in a prison for reforment? He would feel depressed, suffocated, claustrophobic and constrained. Having been used to his unlawful ways and having had his way as...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Jivatma/Taoist Practices/Shift of country of residence, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. All the latent seeds of impressions (which are the result of past karma, which determine the mental condition and which determine this and next existences) are stored in the ‘Kârana Sharira’ (causal body). The causal body is the only body which accompanies...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Kinds of meditation/asana, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: The best form of meditation is to sit in Sidhasana or Padmasana (lotus pose), sit erect, close the eyes, concentrate on the ‘Trikuti’, make the mind free of all thoughts and imagine the empty space (which results after closing the eyes) as the empty universe...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Meditation/Bodily illness - Karmic illness, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Merging one’s lower self (mind, intellect, consciousness & Ego) into the Atman (individualized concept of the Almighty) is the meditation for Brahmacharya and self-realization. No other meditation need be practiced, for none is superior to this method....

Celibacy/Abstinence: 'Yoga Darsana' - The Yoga sutra-s of Pathanjali Maharishi, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: The pdf link for the free download of the Yoga sutra-s of Pathanjali or Yoga Darsana , translated & summarized by Dr. I.K Taimni in the book Science of Yoga is available at: http://www.yogastudies.org/wp-content/uploads/Science_of_Yoga-Taimni.pdf ...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Obstacles in yogic practices., Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Past Samskara-s (impressions) & Vasana-s (tendencies) which are very dense and strong at the start of practice cause impediments. The process of their removal and cleansing can also cause sorrow and painful life situations. The initial 2 years or so of...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Past residual sexual energy., Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: The astral tubular connection that arises between a man and a woman further to the merger of their Linga sharira-s (astral bodies) during sexual intercourse lasts 12 years. Till this time, both are prone to receiving and transmitting thoughts and emotions...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Prana/Body/Mind/Ego & Sickness, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Upon death, the Atman surrounded by the mind, consciousness and ego, along with the subtle senses & the five constituent Prana-s departs from the body. That Jiva (individual) without a Sthula Sharira (physical body), is then encased in the remaining two...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Recognizing wet dreams and voluntary slips, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Any sexual stimulus (in the form of sight, smell, sound, touch and memory) which creates an impression in the ‘Chitta’ (contemplative mind) leading to fantasy/imagination/words/deeds can add to the chances of a wet dream. Hence an aspirant has to be very...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Require freedom from masturbation, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Your days of Abrahmacharya (incontinence) are over. From today, you will work honestly in taking up the practice of Brahmacharya and succeed in becoming an established Brahmachari whose sole aim is to attain to Brahman. You will take all the effort required...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Right hand-tantra & Vedanta, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Vedanta means ‘The end of the Veda-s’. These are the sacred ‘mantra-s’ (incantations) propounding the ultimate truths of life. Vedanta is also called ‘Upanishad’, meaning that knowledge learnt by the disciple from the Guru (master) by sitting at his feet...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sharira/Manas/Buddhi/Ahamkara/Chitta/Kosha , Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. That entity which uses the 4 ‘Antahkarana-s’ (Manas, Buddhi, Chitta, Ahamkara [me, mine concept]), the 5 senses of perception (sound, touch, sight, taste and smell), the 5 senses of action (functions of: speech, locomotion [of the hands & legs], regeneration,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Sleep Patterns for those working irregular shifts, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Continue the practice with undiluted efforts. Donot think of success or failure. Efforts and only efforts matter. Then the grace of God eventually shines without doubt. One should never worry about the results; that is not our concern. Our purview ends...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Staring at women, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Practice Yoga & Brahmacharya, so as to first overcome the need to stare at women. This need itself is a sign of sexual slavery. Do you stare at a tree, mountain or a cow the same way? The body of a woman is no different from any of these. It is a part of nature’s...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Testicular surgery, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Varicocele surgery to correct entangled blood vessels in the scrotum does not lead to loss of semen. Semen is secreted under sexual impulse and not due to surgery! 2. The word ‘Preta’ in Samskrut refers to a Jiva that has entered another plane/world,...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Transmission of Karma, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. These very relationships such as that with one’s mother/wife/family etc. are the result of past karma. In reality, the Atman has no relationship with anybody, being single, without a second. It is the Jiva which has karmic connections with other Jiva-s....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Wet dream and stage of Urdhvarethas, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: There are various terms to denote a single concept in the different schools of philosophy. However, focusing on these names is of no use. One should work at achieving perfection through effort and regularity backed by honesty in this Earthly plane first. Then...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Yoga for de-addiction from masturbation and dealing with the world, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. The earlier the practice of Brahmacharya is taken up, the better and faster are the results. The possibility to achieve the state of Kaivalya (self-realization) through a life of unbroken Brahmacharya and Yoga in the current birth becomes strong if such...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Asana & Pranayama details, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Nâdi Shodhana is a process meant to clear the Nâdi-s (astral energy channels) through Puraka (inhalation) and Rechaka (exhalation) from alternate nostrils on a continuous basis. It does not involve Kumbhaka (retention) of breath. Pranayama involves Kumbhaka....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya after 32-33, any example of full success?, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Lord Buddha took up his quest for self realization while nearing his 30th year. Swami Sivananda was himself in his early thirties when he took to Sanyas for enlightenment. There are innumerable examples of people having taken up Brahmacharya in their early...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya before and after marriage, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. When sexual relations are limited to one’s lawful wife for the sake of progeny (children) only, it is Brahmacharya in marriage. Any other form of sexual contact outside the precints of marriage/ or before marriage will end in sorrow and unwanted karma....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Brahmacharya and Materialistic success, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. One’s present state of affairs is the result of past karma. Since sexual sin drains all of man’s energy and fills him with negative Samskara-s (impressions), he becomes more prone to sinful thought & activity in all fields of life. This inturn makes him...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Build up of semen, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Indulge in regular Yogic practice (twice a day) with adequate physical and mental activity. Keep the mind pure to the best extent possible by averting sexual thoughts and situations. Follow a Yogic lifestyle consisting of 4.00 A.M wakeup, correct satwic food...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Celibacy as a youth in this generation, life circumstance, world war ii
life circumstance, world war ii, lonely one: Aimee, This is a very complex situation that may require some correspondence, so please let me know if my suggestions are not clear. I check my website everyday, so whenever you feel comfortable please let me know. I assume that you are young...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Checking wet dreams using Mula Bandha, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Practicing ‘Mula Bandha’ the moment before one realizes the culmination of a wet dream in sleep is the best method at such times. It prevents copious loss. Wet dreams occur due the presence of strong past Samskara-s (impressions) and Vasana-s (tendencies)...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Creation & other queries, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. As per scriptures, the deluded Jiva is timeless and has always existed. It overcomes this delusion upon self-realization. Just as God is timeless, the Jiva has also been this way, independent of time. This is the Lords Leela (divine play). There is no why....

Celibacy/Abstinence: Difference between Kapalabhati & Bhastrika, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Both these are preparatory methods that ready the body and mind for Pranayama through overall cleansing and purification. Further details are available in the work The Science of Pranayama - By Swami Sivananda. b ॐ तत् सत्...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Doubts regarding pranayama & asanas, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: 1. Asana-s are to be performed slowly and smoothly, gradually exerting more and more to achieve perfection in the final pose. Experiencing pain is common during the initial stages and eventually goes away with regular practice. 2. Surya Namaskara is also...

Celibacy/Abstinence: Forming a group for mutual contact, Brahmacharya, sex
Brahmacharya, sex, masturbation: Create a group titled - Brahmacharya for self-realization in Facebook, mentioning the link http://www.allexperts.com/ep/3564-116511/Celibacy-Abstinence/Dhananjay.htm. Those aspirants who are interested in keeping contact with other Brahmachari-s will join...