Celibacy/Abstinence/Vision of God


namaste sir,
i am a great devotee of lord shiva.i want a vision of lord shiva  as clearly as i saw other persons around me.
Q.1- If the vision is possible,then how?

Q.2- last month just after doing masturbation in night i had a dream in which swami vivekanand was hugging me and saying"please ,bath daily". What does this dream indicate?

I like swami vivekanand very much and always talk about him.

1. When you succeed in flawless performance of Yoga Sadhana to realize the self, with devotion to the Supreme, in the form of Lord Siva; when Brahmacharya becomes natural and effortless, having merged in the Love for the Lord; when you reach the stage where the Ego will no longer exist and is completely merged in pure consciousness, you will experience Lord Siva.

2. "Realize yourself as pure consciousness and let go of the assumption, of being the one, who wants to masturbate". That is real bathing. It is possible only in the ocean of pure consciousness (Atman).

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


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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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