In a narrow sense, Brahmacharya is celibacy. In a broad sense, it is absolute control of all the senses. The door of Nirvana (liberation) or perfection is complete . Swami Sivananda Saraswati Quick Links to Areas of This Page; Title Page; Section 1: The Phenomenon of Sex; Section 2: The Glory of Brahmacharya. PRACTICE OF BRAHMACHARYA – Kindle edition by Sri Swami Sivananda Saraswati. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or.
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He broke the sword with his hands. This should be destroyed. According to Ayurveda semen is the last Dhatu that brahmwcharya formed out of Majja or marrow. The wheel of Samsara is kept revolving by these cravings. I wish, you practice the same Sadhana with your wife also. Sensuality is inconsistent with wisdom and holiness.
To the celibate who conserves the semen with great efforts, what is there unattainable in this world?
Sadhana for Success in Brahmacharya 1. He has lost his power of discrimination. All want money anyhow. Emotion and impulse exist side by side. It directly stimulates the reproductive organs. Thousands of young graduates and young doctors come to me with earthen pots in their hands, attired in orange-coloured robes, in quest of caves in Uttarakashi and Gangotri for deep meditation and practice of Pranayama.
Everything will pass away.
They revolt and drag you out when opportunities arise. The capacity may vanish, but the craving remains even when you have reached advanced senility.
Sister Bhava will not suffice. Temptation or Mara may overcome you at any moment. Wake up, friends, from this mire of illusory Samsara now.
You must achieve this at any cost.
PRACTICE OF BRAHMACHARYA
Constantly make the endeavour. The names and forms are illusory. But the central strong desire is the sexual desire. It cannot do any havoc. He had acquired this power by constant and careful practice of Ahimsa, Satyam and Brahmacharya: He who sivananxa this energy cannot have physical, mental, moral and spiritual development.
Man, with his boasted intellect, has to learn lessons from birds and animals.
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He can have Brahmacharya of the body only but not of the mind and heart. Eminent European medical men also support the statement of the Yogins of India.
That sicananda the reason why Lord Jesus says: Brahmacharya is absolute freedom from sexual thoughts and desires. They revolt and drag you out when opportunities arise. Swami Sivananda came on the Indian scene, in the early brabmacharya, to blast this ignorance of the people by offering the hoary wisdom of the ancients through the media of his simple English writings.
It is through the force of Brahmacharya that Lakshmana was able to defeat the invincible Meghanada. In an aspirant, there will be occasional sexual thoughts, but they are kept under check.
He should not have the desire sivaannda touch her or go near her with evil intention. For a passionate worldly-minded man, the terms Self-realization, God, Self, Vairagya, renunciation, death and burial ground are very revolting and terrifying, because he is attached to objects. It is easy to uproot the Himalayas.
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Man, master of his destiny, has lost his divine glory and has become a slave, a tool, in the hands of sex and ego on account of ignorance. They will accept anything as true only if a Johnson or a Russel brings something by way of the theory of evolution, motion, atom, relativity or transcendentalism. Even Brahma, the Creator, does not know the exact seat wherein passion lies.
Do not try to run away from ladies. Do not sivqnanda of your defects or evil qualities much. An African Negro has no idea of all these things. Behind the smiles of a young lady are hidden frown and anger.
Do not be very familiar with any woman. Thou art on the path of Self-realisation too.
The former defiles one body only, whereas the latter adulterates many bodies in successive births. You experience much exhaustion and weakness.