The Celibacy inspiration at Udupi

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 20. Mar, 2012 | 57 Comments

… One tomb particularly catches my attention; it has a tiger’s face engraved atop the tomb. This is the tomb of Raghupravira Tirtha swamiji, the twenty third in the line of Palimar Mutt, who lived in the late 18th century […] [wdgpo_plusone]

Celibate Monks Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 14. Feb, 2012 | 47 Comments

… St Valentine, both were celibate monks. A priest who lived in Rome in the second half of the third century. He preached the message of love of God with such enthusiasm despite much opposition. He was captured, he was tortured […] [wdgpo_plusone]

The joy of no sex – meet the rare & endangered species

Posted by in Celibacy Articles on 29. Nov, 2011 | 75 Comments

… but certainly not abnormal. In his autobiographical The Journey Home, Radhanath Swami reveals how for thousands of years many seekers of God have practised celibacy and led a contended life. […] [wdgpo_plusone]