Karmanaa manachaa vaachaa sarvaavastu sarvadaa Sarvatra maidyatvyahu brahmacharyam prachakshyadet. This is the vow of Brahmacharya every Brahmin has to take during his sacred thread ceremony. What does this mean? What it means is that the subject male pledges to have complete abstinence from sexual action and sexual thoughts. This is the phase when the scholar is discovering the depths of his mind. Swami Vivekananda attributed his success and magnificent personality to his perfect observance of brahmacharya. Masturbation is discouraged is because this act leads to nothing.
Hinduism On Masturbation
Among the world's religions, views on masturbation vary widely. Some religions view it as a spiritually detrimental practice, some see it as not spiritually detrimental and others take a situational view. Among these latter religions, some view masturbation as allowable if used as a means towards sexual self-control , or as part of healthy self-exploration, but disallow it if it is done with wrong motives or as an addiction.
Hinduism On Porn
By Abhilash Rajendran Friday, May 25, But sex without consent is Adharma and it leads to total annihilation. Masturbation is widely mentioned in Hindu Puranas and Epics though not directly. Stories of saints, rishis, who have lost control of their will power and resulting in their semen falling out is found throughout Puranas. The villain in most cases is Indra, the king of Demigods. He gets the service of Apsaras or heavenly maidens for the purpose. There are also stories of women who have amorous feelings for men and them getting lost in their thoughts.
Hinduism Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for followers of the Hindu religion and those interested in learning more about Hinduism. It only takes a minute to sign up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. Semitic religions such as Islam and Christianity consider masturbation to be a sin. What about Hinduism? Please give some authentic quotes for the answers. A glass can be looked on as half empty or half full. I think it is best to rephrase this question by asking instead - What does Hinduism say about continence self constraint in sexual matters?