Celibacy/Abstinence/Mahasiddhas

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Hello, Ive read the stories of the 84 mahasiddhas of the Tantric school. Many of them attained sagehood but were not moral or lived moral life, as we can read. They ate meat, fermented wine or lived with prostitures. They didnt care much about moral rules. WHy?

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Who has written these stories? Do you know who these Siddha-s were? What did they actually do? What was their level of spiritual attainment? What is meant by Sage-hood? Whether they ate something or didn't, whether they did something or didn't, in what way does that take you closer to realizing your self? Does that in anyway change your misery here?

Let go of what someone did or didn't and do that which will help you realize who you are. That poses a bright chance of knowing that which is to be known. All else is only fanciful debate, which has no substance.

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Questions concerning the practice of 'Brahmacharya' to know the self, & the means required are dealt with here.

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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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