Selfless Sacrifice of three sons

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 17. Jan, 2012 | 55 Comments

… I asked the couple if they regret to see all their three sons become monks, since in India even today having a son is considered a prized possession and what to speak of three qualified sons. At that the parents of Braja Raja […] [wdgpo_plusone]

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]