Practicing Celibacy How it Helps Realization of God
Brahmacharya kya hai - What is Celibacy (Video by Vijay Kumar)
Query: I want to know how Celibacy helps Realization of
Kumar: You have touched a very sensitive subject ... one which is
considered as a taboo in the Western World. The importance of celibacy Brahmacharya vrata is best understood in
Hinduism. Celibacy is a must when we talk of the higher realmns of
Every Spiritual leader starting from Mahavira, Buddha, Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed practiced Celibacy to
its extreme end. and what does that mean ... practicing Celibacy physically is only a small part ...
practicing Celibacy in imagination is what requires absolute control over Self.
Seeing a rare beauty in a public place ... what thoughts come to the mind
of a normal human being ... almost all would want to seduce her ... barring few exceptions. As this is not
possible in a civilized society ... we tend to get lost in our imagination ... Yes, we can always imagine a
physical relationship in our thoughts ... part satisfaction occurs.
Physical Celibacy can be practiced by many ... to practice Celibacy in
thoughts is the real culmination of what we desire to achieve Spiritually.
Our sacred Scriptures cite instances wherein both Mahavira and Buddha
meditated under a tree and practiced austerity continuously for full twelve years ... in deep Meditation they
avoided all thoughts of sexual liaisons apart from chanting various Mantras to go higher up the Spiritual
mountain. They were successful in the end.
To Practice Celibacy continuously for a minimum period of twelve years ... is a basic requisite of God Realization.
Mahavira practiced it ... Buddha practiced it ... I practiced it and have attained God Realization. A really tough
task indeed ... in a world full of lust and bare beauty. One can understand all seeing the ramps of the World
renowned fashion shows.