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sir in bhagwad gita sri krishna says  I am in kama unopposed to dharma.As explained by different by different person like chanakya explains artha as  material pleasure,vatsyana kama as sexual pleasure.
         These are necessary at different stage of life just to serve god in different forms in human being as to raise family so money will utimalatly help family,socety and so on thus artha required to serve these things,their should not be overdose of getting more and more so that it becomes desire.Krishna also says I am in copulation aimed at begetting progeny only thus grahasta must have sexual pleasure at begetting progeny only it is wrong to have it regularly,does it affect spritualy and belates moksha? as krishna is an avatara he already had these qualities we people are ignorant thus we slowly and gradually develop these qualities.sir please help me to form a right view on these.

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Dear Samit,

Thank you for your question.

"Kama," i.e., desire, unopposed to Dharma, means desire that can be fulfilled without doing harm to others and without violating truthfulness. The Divine has become all this universe. In truth all desire is desire for God/dess, a means to return to the Divine Self in time. Fulfilling legitimate
desires is a way to move toward God/dess.

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Brother William

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I can answer questions about Vedanta philosophy, Patanjali Yoga philosophy and practice, Tantra, Bhagavad-Gita, Upanishads, Vivekachudamani (Shankara`s Crest-jewel of Spritual Discrimination), Advaita (non-dualism), the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda tradition, Goddess worship, meditation practice, Hindu monasticism (sannyasa), and Sanskrit.

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I've been studying and practicing Vedanta and Tantra since 1969.

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I'm the founder and spiritual director of Ashram West, a gay spiritual community based on traditional Hindu Tantra. I have been a member of the Vedanta Society of Southern California since 1969.

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I have three books in print: GAY TANTRA, ESSAYS ON GAY TANTRA, BLOOD OF THE GODDESS.

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I hold a B.A. in Sanskrit (UC Berkeley 1975) and an M.A. in clinical psychology (Antioch University 1986).

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