What you truly
desire is... abstention from sex... it is not termed celibacy at
all! In the western world perhaps very few people understand the
true meaning and purport of celibacy. Celibacy has a very in-depth
cause. It is not meant for householders or the commoners. Only the
seekers of spiritual path take a vow of celibacy. Why?
all things does not mean abstention from sex alone. The physical
part is only 10%... 90% is mental celibacy... the most difficult
part to practice! Celibacy truly means purification of the body
in all respects. Abstention from sexual relationship compounds to
hardly 10% of the job. Practicing mental celibacy is what spirituality
is all about.
flow of negative thoughts altogether... maintaining absolute purity
in thoughts is what celibacy is all about! The moment seekers of
the spiritual path after practicing absolute celibacy for a minimum
period of 12 years in continuation reach the stage of Nirvikalpa
Samadhi... the stage of nothingness... one immediately gains enlightenment
absolute celibacy for a period of 12 years in continuation is the
foremost of all requirements on the spiritual path. Sage Vishwamitra
in the last stages of his spiritual practice... on the sight of
a lonely woman having bath in forlorn circumstances in deep dense
jungles (forests) fell from grace... he had to repeat the practice
of celibacy all over again!
absolute celibacy after a period of 12 years in continuation...
results in full awakening of the Kundalini. The moment coiled serpentine
energy... the dormant Kundalini Shakti lying in the base of the
spine reaches the forehead... the Sahasrara Chakra (thousand petalled
Lotus) that exists in the brain behind the forehead opens fully.
At that very
moment... one gains enlightenment and finally takes salvation (moksha)
at the end of the journey. Your goal of life is not traveling the
spiritual path. Take whatever vow you desire in life... but not
the vow of celibacy! It has a different connotation... an altogether
Kumar "Atma Jnani"
Vijay Kumar... The Man who Realized God in 1993 explains more on
Vow of Celibacy. For more details on practice of absolute celibacy,
full awakening of kundalini, coiled serpentine energy, dormant kundalini
shakti visit -
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