Celibacy/Abstinence/Women Are Also Lusty


Why does society portray men as lusty beings and women as being chaste and pure? It is utter balderdash isn't it? Women are also as lusty as men. They also watch porn, fantasize, masturbate and indulge in sexual activity, yet it is men who keep on getting blamed.When  will society understand this simple truth that lust doesn't see gender or age, it attacks every human being on this planet. Even Srila Prabhupada had called women lustier than men. During ancient times also the belief was that women were more lustier than men.

Whether women are more lustful than men or not, whether the society says so or doesn't, in what way does that improve your well being and take you closer to knowledge of the Atman (self)? An honest aspirant should have his mind fixed on Sadhana and not on how the world reacts to different issues.

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(That Supreme being is the absolute truth)


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