Celibacy/Abstinence/Will of the Lord



Today I think of some funny concepts.

Let say one is devoted his life to Brahmacharya and never ever consider of getting married and having a child.

But Brahma want to give him a child and get married.

What is the possible outcomes?
Can he go against Brahma and continue his Brahmacharya.

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

That which the higher power wills alone happens, try how hard one may, to do otherwise.

That which HE does not will does not happen, however hard one might attempt to do it.

Knowing it to be such, the wise Yogi functions as a chisel in the hands of the sculptor (Lord) remaining a mere witness, accepting that which HE wills, all the time holding on to the self. Free from the bonds of attachment for this or that, he sports like a free bird in the ocean of consciousness.

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


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


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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