What Does The Spirit of God In Bhagavad Gita Say About Controlling Lustful Sexual Desires And Leading a Pure Life Of Celibacy Without Any Attachment And impurities?

How does leading a pure life of celibacy voluntarily, free from sexual indulgence in thought, words and deed help a spiritual aspirant to reach higher states of mind?

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Lord Sri Krishna says in Bhagavad Gita in Chapter 8: “I shall declare to you that Supreme state, which the knower’s of the Vedas describe as imperishable. — Desiring to enter that exalted state, the self-controlled ascetics freed from all passions and attachment, lead a pure life of celibacy (free from any sexual defilement in thoughts, words and deed).”

(Book: Word of God Bhagavad Gita Chapter 8 verse 11) Amazon: Ajay Gupta: Amazon.in: Kindle Store : — Word of God Bhagavad Gita by Ajay Gupta

Brahmacharya or celibacy means ‘Brahman or the Spirit of God’ and ‘charya’ is conduct, meaning one whose conduct is pure like the Spirit of God.

A pure mind has no scheming thoughts of sensual enjoyments and worldly distractions; and encroachment on your space by others.



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Ajay Gupta

Ajay Gupta is the best selling author of two books ‘Word of God Bhagavad Gita’ and ‘Want to Know God: For Young and Old.’ — His books are available on Amazon.