Celibacy/Abstinence/Pranayama queries


Respected sir,
   I am 23 yr old student.I am following the celibacy with yoga and pranayma from last 1 year but not regularly.I have following questions:-
1.As i following celibacy in word,thought,did strictly from 3 months then also i have wet dreams so,How many days/month practice of celibacy,pranayma takes to erase all past bad sexual impressions.
2.Is there any special schedule of yoga or pranayma to follow on the day after of wet dreams.
3.Is kumbhaka and deep breathig while studying,walking,traveling also gives same benefits.and is mere kumbhaka helps to convert sexual energy into physical,spiritual energy

1. Wet dreams stop once the Yogi becomes an Urdhvareta. That will happen by the grace of God if one's efforts are honest, after a few years of practice.

2. No

3. Pranayama is to be applied correctly and not merely Kumbhaka in random.

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


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