5 Habits for a Celibate Monk

Posted by in Celibacy Articles on 05. Mar, 2012 | 112 Comments

…less time for decorating the body, and more time for nourishing the soul and decorating it with saintly qualities. Life is short
…His attention towards his object is one pointed. For that he is patient and determined. […]

Western views of celibacy

Posted by in Celibacy Articles on 13. Jan, 2012 | 60 Comments

While reading ‘Clerical Celibacy: The Heritage’ by William E. Phillips, I noted with interest that the Vedic culture had influenced Western thought in more ways than one. And especially on the celibacy front […]

Making Tolerance a happy experience

Posted by in Celibacy Articles on 02. Jan, 2012 | 89 Comments

… tolerance alone can be stressful; besides like a suppressed volcano, our desires may burst off one day and cause huge damage. Therefore Radhanath Swami advises monks to simultaneously practise […] [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]