I plan to someday but I'm not ready yet
convivium wrote:So you're not ready to ordain, but are ready to abstain from the orgasm. How long have you done that before, if you don't mind my asking? Do you have a teacher that practices brahmacariya and supports you in cultivating it?
That it does.clw_uk wrote:One of the things I have learnt, through being aware of sexual lust when it arises, is that it burns like a fire
Mudita on your noble efforts. When striving to overcome any craving, generating equanimity is key.clw_uk wrote:Anyway still striving to be completely celibate
I completely agree, its similar to the teachings I have heard from the monks at AmaravatiMudita on your noble efforts. When striving to overcome any craving, generating equanimity is key.
In the words of my teacher, "be aware, be equanimous."
When there is equanimity, there is no striving.
Your talking to a hardcore Star Wars fan, Yoda is cool lolMy apologies - I don't mean to sound like Yoda.
Its cool, Craig, I knew what you meant!clw_uk wrote:Should say thats observing the craving, not the sexThe trap is falling into aversion from sex, instead of observing it
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