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swami vivekananda kept life long brahmacharya but still he suffered insomnia hole life,and at time of death he had 31 ailmentes.also he had could a brahmachari have so many diseases.

'Prarabdha' (karma that mandatorily works out in this existence as a result of previous deeds) cannot be side stepped. It has to be worked out, immaterial of whether one is a non-Brahmachari, Brahmachari or self-realized. Bodily suffering can be a part of that stockpile.

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The term 'Yoga' is a derivative of the Samskruth verb 'Yuj' which refers to union. 'Yoga', also called 'Brahma vidy‚' is the eternal dissolution of the individual 'Aham' (Ego) into the Atman (self) for 'Mukti' (liberation). Mere indulgence in '¬sana' or physical postures is not Yoga. ¬sana is only one limb or 'Anga' of Yoga. The eight limbs viz. Yama, Niyama, ¬sana, Pr‚n‚y‚ma, Praty‚h‚ra, Dh‚rana, Dhy‚na and Sam‚dhi are the means to Yoga. Brahmacharya or spiritually based continence is one of the important components of 'Yama'. 'Brahmacharya':- "Brahmani charyathey ithi" - "To surrender one's Ego and go with the will of the Almighty."

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