Celibacy/Abstinence/Heroes and Ego death

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Hi, do you know the ancient stories about a x hero battle dragons/monsters, are these stories allegories about battling the ego? The perfect examples in India could be the story of Rama killing Ravana.

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Yes, all mythological stories denoting the fight between good and evil represent the slaying of the Ego, following which pure consciousness shines. All wars so fought are nothing but the inner war one has to fight against the enemy called the Ego.

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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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