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Dear Dhananjay,
I have below questions:

1)Can ingesting expelled semen be useful as a method of re-utilising lost vitality .If no then why as  have read supporting arguments re. same as body digests it in same way as other minerals/vitamins & proteins.Is any essence lost.I would like you to clarify in details as there are lots of theories floating around about this & we may get distracted with scientific publishes.

2)With what aim should one marry & bring progeny into this world.Unwanted progeny is at root of all evil.

1. Ingesting expelled semen will not reverse the loss of 'Bindu' & Prana that have been lost. Debility caused by the loss of 'Bindu'(seed) is irreversible.

2. It is not for us to accept or reject marriage or progeny as wanted or unwanted. The only aim one should be serious about is to know one's self. If this is carried out, all other things including marriage or progeny will occur by their own accord, if in one's destiny, as willed by HIM. Life events or non-events do not trouble the Yogi who is fixed in his Atman (self) with surrender to the Supreme.

ॐ तत् सत्
(That Supreme being is the absolute truth)  


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