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I’m on the search for some informative book on celibacy/semen retention. Brahmacharya to the Hindus.
Doesn’t have to be religious, secular stuff is fine too.
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Didn’t like the black outline on the text.
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>>12391254
>he wants to be an volcel
cringe and poo-pilled
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>>12391311
Sex is the wall between manhood and divinity.
This has been recorded through all ages.
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>>12391352
>Sex is the wall between manhood and virginity.
FTFY
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>Sex is the wall between manhood and divinity.
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>>12391431
Yeah, let's take advice from the fucking moron who believed in a bunch of gods and who wouldn't run through a bean field because he thought they would conscious, instead of, you know, modern scientists who have proven time and time again that masturbation and the expelling of the semen is a necessary biological process.
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>>12391458
Sure it is! Mr. Science Man said so!!
It's Science!
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>>12391458
you seem to have a lot of faith in these modern scientists
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>>12391493
Great thing about science, you don't need faith!

And considering I'm going to be one of those "modern scientists" I'm pretty sure I know what I'm talking about

>>12391479
Yes.. good job, grug. It is, in fact, science.

I'm sorry it makes your head hurt but that's the way reality works.
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>>12391507
bait?
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>>12391512
>anything that goes against my mgtow and nofap infographics whipped up by unresearched google searches by incels from /pol/ is bait
oof
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>>12391526
That's certainly a lot of buzzwords you're using, easy there
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>>12391512
hopefully
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>>12391526
Do you think it is by coincidence that every major spiritual culture in the world, spanning thousands of years, all align with celibacy being needed for the true spiritual aspirant? Do you really think a few, unspiritual labcoat-wearers from the past few decades have any knowledge on the matter to even make any relevant comments on the matter?
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>rationalizing your inability to mate
>taking advice from ancient incels
>actually reading books on this subject
what a shitty pointless thread, you should all be ashamed of yourselves
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>>12391507
>Great thing about science, you don't need faith!
you need faith to accept that your fucking living room really exists stem zombie.

>>12391554
Incels are people who want to have sex but can't. Shankara could have chosen from a wide selection of prime slave pussy but didn't.
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>>12391539
>Do you really think a few, unspiritual labcoat-wearers from the past few decades have any knowledge on the matter to even make any relevant comments on the matter?
Yeah? lol

What next, are you going to suggest we get our technologies from the cro magnon period because "all the major cultures" back then used those technologies? humanity evolves. well I mean, some of us do I guess. others, apparently not so much

>>12391534
I don't put effort into such blatant anti-science drones that this board has a proclivity for cultivating
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>>12391564
You're dumb.
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>>12391458
>modern scientists who have proven time and time again that masturbation and the expelling of the semen is a necessary biological process.
The study where it's said regular masturbation lowers the chance of getting prostate cancer, which every chronic masturbator and porn addict loves to cite, was only one study which hasn't been corroborated by anything else. In fact, there are many studies which prove regular masturbation habits increases the chance of getting prostate cancer.
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>>12391539
Did those robe wearing virgins invent the machine you’re typing in right now? Did they develop the infrastructure that enabled you to interact with other celibate retards? Wow the spiritual age was such a great time that you can’t help but shitpost online in the first world instead of meditating in some Indian cave like you’re suppose to.
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>>12391564
>are you going to suggest we get our technologies from the cro magnon period because "all the major cultures" back then used those technologies?
No, why would you think that?
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You probably should read passages from De Arte Magica:
>Of certain Hindu theories
>Like the Jews, the wise men of India have a belief that a certain particular Prana, or force, resides in the Bindu, or semen. But all their theory of magick and meditation being a reverbatory, so that their "communing with God", is but a "communing with Self", and all their artifice directed to development of the powers in their own bodies and minds, as opposed to the Western idea of extending those powers to bear sway over others, we find naturally that just as they seek to restrain the breath altogether, or to avoid its violent extrusion from the nostrils, lest the Prana thereof be lost to them, and as they even practice to suck up water into the rectum, so that in defaecation they may be able to retain the Apana, or particular virtue thereof, and replace it in the Svadistthana-cakkra, so also much more do they extravagantly labour to retain the prime Prana of life, the Bindu.

There is also a good essay called "Energized Enthusiasm: A Note on Theurgy"
>The divine consciousness which is reflected and refracted in the works of Genius feeds upon a certain secretion, as I believe. This secretion is analogous to semen, but not identical with it. There are but few men and fewer women, those women being invariably androgyne, who possess it at any time in any quantity.

>So closely is this secretion connected with the sexual economy that it appears to me at times as if it might be a by-product of that process which generates semen. That some form of this doctrine has been generally accepted is shown in the prohibitions of all religions. Sanctity has been assumed to depend on chastity, and chastity has nearly always been interpreted as abstinence. But I doubt whether the relation is so simple as this would imply; for example, I find in myself that manifestations of mental creative force always concur with some abnormal condition of the physical powers of generation. But it is not the case that long periods of chastity, on the one hand, or excess of orgies, on the other, are favourable to its manifestation or even to its formation.
>Often and often have I noticed that sexual satisfaction so-called has left me dissatisfied and unfatigued, and let loose the floods of verse which have disgraced my career.

>Yet, on the contrary, a period of chastity has sometimes fortified me for a great outburst. This is far from being invariably the case. At the conclusion of the K 2 expedition, after five months of chastity, I did no work whatever, barring very few odd lyrics, for months afterwards.

Chastity, alone, is not enough.
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>>12391574
Infertility.
Defend that nofapggots
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>>12391576
No they didn't, because they weren't computer engineers. They were philosophers.
What you STEM fags can't seem to understand is that science and philosophy don't advance in the same way. Why is this philosophy any less relevant today?
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>>12391580
>Of Certain Hindu Theories
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Therefore they stimulate to the maximum its generation by causing a consecrated prostitute to excite the organs, and at the same time vigorously withhold by will. After some little exercise they claim that they can deflower as many as eighty virgins in a night without losing a single drop of the Bindu. Nor is this ever to be lost, but reabsorbed through the tissues of the body. The organs thus act as a siphon to draw constantly fresh supplies of life from the cosmic reservior, and flood the body with their fructifying virtue.

Now consider the Jewish theories considering fantasy and losing semen through nocturnal erections, masturbation or illegal intercourse:
>Of certain Jewish theories
>Among the Jews are certain instructed Initiates of their Qabalah who hold, as We understand, the view that in the Zraa or Semen itself lies a creative force inherent which cannot be baulked. Thus they say that before Eve was made, the dreams of Adam produced Lilith, a demon, and that from his intercourse with her sprang evil races.
>In other language, this is their theory: the act of love causes a magical disturbance in the Aether of Akasa of such a nature as to attract or create a discarnate human spirit.

>All other sexual acts involving emission of semen therefore attract or other spirits, incomplete and therefore evil. Thus nocturnal pollutions bring succubi, which are capable of separate existence, and of vampirising their creator.

>But voluntary sterile acts create demons, and (if done with concentration and magical intention), such demons as may subserve that intention. Thus, as Levi testifieth, to graft a tree successfully, the graft is fixed by a woman while the man copulateth with her per vas nefandum.
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>>12391564
>>12391576
Imagine not being able to comprehend that any knowledge is of a specific kind, and that kind only. I look to scientists to tell me facts regarding physical phenomena, not ever will I once look to them for matters of spirituality. What on Earth could they, ordinary individuals like you or I or anyone else, having some set of life experiences and background of knowledge, tell me about something they have no understanding of? Sadly, in the present age, athiests have ironically deified these scientists, turning them into the new clergy, and seeing them as the holders of all-knowledge. Yet, to those who haven't been brainwashed by today's era, they understand that knowledge is found where knowledge is found. If I want to learn about chemistry, I speak to a chemist. If I want to learn about mathematics, a mathematician. Art, I look at artwork and the artists who made them. Ghosts? I read supposedly true ghost accounts, and visit real people who claim to have had an encounter with such apparitions. Spirituality? I look to mystics, monks, shamans and other spiritual practitioners, holy scriptures, and anything related.

This is how intelligent people, not brainwashed by the specific culture they presently live under (and the dominant dogma it has forced them to follow) will always perceive reality.
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One common theme for both East and West mysticism, folklore is that Semen is formed out of the "essence of food" and all the highest nutrient profile of all digestion goes to the formation of semen.

Moderners compare Semen to a waste substance, similar to feces or urine, but ancient people regarded it as the most valuable fluid the body can produce.

>The vital energy, the virya that supports your life, which is the prana of pranas, which shines in your sparkling eyes, which beams in your shining cheeks, is a great treasure for you. Remember this point well. Virya is the quintessence of blood. One drop of semen is manufactured out of forty drops of blood. Mark here how valuable this fluid is!
>Rasad raktam tato mamsam mamsanmedah prajayate, medasosthi tatomajja, majja shukrasya sambhavah—From food comes juice or chyle; from chyle, blood; from blood, flesh; from flesh, fat; from fat, bones; from bones, marrow; and lastly from marrow, semen.

Hindu notions:
>The Veerya comes out of the very marrow that lies concealed inside the bones. It is found in a subtle state in all the cells of the body. Out of food is manufactured chyle. Out of chyle comes blood. Out of blood comes flesh. Out of flesh comes fat. Out of fat comes bone. Out of bone comes marrow (Majja). Out of marrow comes semen. These are the Sapta Dhatus that support this life and body. Mark here how precious semen is! It is the last essence. It is the Essence of essences.

Western magical notions considering the formation and producement of it in surpluss Quantities:
>Of Bodily States
>There is here a certain difficulty, in that the body being full of meat and wine is more apt for the preperation, as it is said, Sine Cereri et Baccho Venus friget, while for the consumation the body should be empty of all gross nutriment, so that the Elixir may be sucked up eagerly, and, running nobly into every part, revivify the whole.

>It will in Our opinion be best if a full meal be taken not less than three hours before the beginning of the Ceremony, and after that no food, although stimulants whether of wine or subtler agents may be continued, so as to raise the body from excitement to excitement, and thus fit it for the proper exaltation suitable to the Work.

>But in all this men may differ, and there is no rule but what may be engraven upon her Tracing Board by the burin of Experience.
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You stimulate your genitalia to squirt your literal essence towards an image, a phantasm. The act itself is repugnant. Only semi-sentient chimp-brained niggers take celibacy personally.
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>>12391458
>and don't forget kids, MANBEARPIG IS REAL! I'm super, DUPER serial.
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>>12391254
I gotchu senpai, pic related is free at this link. I'm not sure which edition it is, it has 146 pages, the 2001 edition on amazon is 206 pages, and on lib-gen there are several editions of different formats with varying page numbers, you can try looking around on lib-gen if you want a larger/more recent one.

http://www.dlshq.org/download/brahma_nopic.pdf
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>>12391696
Brilliant book. Currently reading. A wealth of knowledge and wisdom. There’s no doubt that physical and mental purity is essential to any spiritual progress
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>>12391797
>It is worth repeating that a true Brahmachari possesses tremendous energy, a clear brain, gigantic will-power, bold understanding, retentive memory and good Vichara Sakti.

I ain't no swami but I can tell you even with just 40 days on nofap, working out, and eating clean, I could feel well-rested off 6 hours off sleep, my mind felt like a well-oiled machine, and I was lifting weights/doing Insanity and working 8 hours a day no sweat. Not to mention studying metaphysics. It's godly, it almost feels diabolical how much porn and easy pleasurable distractions sap your energy.
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>>12391816
based, this generation sadly has no clue of such things
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>>12391797
>spiritual progress

like what the fuck does that actually even mean, alt-religious shit is so fucking corny, just go to church like a normal person you douche
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>>12391829
Imagine being so disassociated from your body and mind "spiritual progress" sounds like moonspeak to you.

God help us all.
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>>12391507
holy shit i hope this is bait
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>>12391822
it is, I gotta ask, I wasn't a freakazoid degenerate like some of these guys you see on here but I did spend my 20s basically wacking off, will I always be "in the red" or can I make it back up? Either way the only direction is forward now.
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>>12391920
You're good, dude. Any voluntary abstainment done at any period of time will bring you the spiritual benefits.
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>>12391941
Nice, I can go 5 days without even thinking about it, past day 10 the urge waves start hitting but if I don't smoke weed it's nothing, after that it's smooth sailing
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nofap is like a low-t contest, all you get from winning is proving what a beta you are
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>>12391968
>muh cummies

Nah.
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>>12391507
Baist
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>>12391537
It's obviously bait. You're fucking retarded if you think he's serious. God damn, I really hate all the fucking newfags here taking every bait they see.
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>>12392079
Poe's law, fren
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>>12392091
If you can't tell b8 from a serious post at a passing glance, you're a newfag. There's no two ways about it.
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>>12391646
Based.
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>>12391861
kek

>>12391946
Yeah I coincidentally decided the day before this thread was posted to take a LONG break from weed for reasons that included that too.
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Everytime i do nofap i just have wet dreams instead. How do i stop it bros?
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>>12391254
Serious question to volcels:

are you sure there is no placebo effect going on here? You had cultural and aesthetic predispositions to aversion towards sexual behavior ( attitudes such as these >>12391672 ), and by "conquering" your sexual impulses, you create a feedback loop of positive self-affirmation: "If I can stop fapping, I can do anything!!"
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>>12393316
>are you sure there is no placebo effect going on here?
if it subjectively seems real does it really matter? It's not as though there is some objective test we'll have to take and inevitably fail because it was only in our minds; if it seems to give more energy, clarity, confidence that's functionally the same as actually having those things

>>12393192
Delete all pornographics/lewd photos/videos, don't browse any orange boards, take up a regular meditation practice. Also, most wet dreams comes from sexual things/images occuring in your dream, if you learn to lucid dream (via dream journaling every day etc) you will eventually be able to control your dreams to the extent that you can help reduce or eliminate sexual content in them. Also this opens up interesting stuff like Tibetian dream yoga (absolutely 100% possible and real, I've done it before and had wonderful experiences)
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>>12393363
I agree that, If it works for you, by all means.
At the same time, whether or not there's a physiological basis for nofap makes all the difference. It takes it from being 'one route' to improved well-being to something one ought to add to their practices for guaranteed benefits.
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>>12393363
>>12393383
You seem to confuse crude semen with Ojas, despite giving some Tibetan Yoga/Tantric advice, while Tibetan medicine itself does not confuse the two.

Semen is in Tibetan medicine "snyigs ma", a waste tissue. In the process of the development of the tissues of the body, the final waste tissue is semen, and the final constituent tissues is ojas, the most refined aspect of the five elements in your body. . If you lose your ojas, this is very bad. If you lose your semen, this is not a problem providing you are not also losing ojas with it [and this can only happen if you are living on a very restricted diet with no meat or animal fat of any kind, for example a vegan diet.]

>In Tibetan, ojas is translated a mdangs. This fluid is discussed in the four medicine tantras, specifically in the explanatory tantra, in the chapter on physiology, chapter 5:.
The metabolic heat of each individual tissue ripens the extract. The extract travels the path of the liver in nine channels that draw the extract from the stomach, changing into blood in the location of the liver; flesh from blood; from flesh changing into fat; from fat changing into bone; from bone changing into marrow; from marrow changing into semen (khu ba, śukra).

>Their impure part is the stomach phlegm, bile, sebum, grease, teeth and nails, oil of the pores and the anus, reproductive fluid (sa bon).

>The final state of the semen tissue (khu ba khams, śukra dhātu) is the supreme life-sustaining fluid (mdangs, ojas), located in the heart, pervading the entire body, and causes longevity, radiance, and brilliance.

There is a difference between losing gross semen, ojas, spiritual energy: as exemplified in this post. I heartily recommend to make distinction between these things: being celibate is simply not enough >>12391580
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>>12393472
>You seem to confuse crude semen with Ojas, despite giving some Tibetan Yoga/Tantric advice, while Tibetan medicine itself does not confuse the two.

I wasn't exclusively talking about this subject from the perspective of Tibetian medicine, I was just saying simple Brahmacharya as understood by the Hindus can be beneficial; and that they may want to consider researching Tibetian dream yoga on top of that. One does not have to study ojas or Tibetian medicine to receive the benefits of Brahmacharya. As far as I'm aware any sort of practice involving ojas is not a prerequisite for practicing dream yoga either, if it was than Rinpoche would have mentioned that in his book but he didn't. Thank you for the input though.
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>>12391254
Instead of searching for quantitative research on semen retention I recommend some retarded 1500 year old book from the Indian subcontinent where a guy just makes shit up about celibacy and semen retention in terms of magical thinking.
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>>12393782
What he says reflects the personal experimentation of many people over thousands of years and the distillation of the results of that into helpful information, just as plants become part of traditional medicine after people experiment with them and find that they help. Brainlet
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>>12393316
A lack of aversion to sexual behavior is just as much of a "cultural and aesthetic predisposition", you've discovered the radical groundlessness of all lifestyles, at this point it's almost as if you should just listen to your body and mind
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>>12393782
>whatever the modern labcoats say about it is automatically correct
>ur an idiot if you listen to anyone else, especially if they are from a tradition spanning thousands of years of accumulated wisdom
>labcoats good, mystics bad
>ancients bad, moderns good
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>>12393891
>pfft who needs a doctor when you can go see a shaman, all you need is a lucky amulet and a holy chant
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>>12393905
>lets go to the doctor for advice on semen retention, specifically as it regards the spiritual path
>scientists are very spiritual individuals, and all of them believe in more than than merely the material
>let le based science man teach you the secrets of consciousness, something they don't even think exists or have any understanding of at all
>shaman stupid, science man smart
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>>12393905
They are not mutually exclusive, you are the one who is rejecting both, not the people posting about Brahmacharya
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>>12393938
>shaman stupid, science man smart
wait you actually trust a shaman over anyone else? lmao I thought you were just shitposting
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>>12393968
>>scientists have a monopoly on knowledge AND wisdom

Stop posting.
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>>12393976
there are literal yogis in india scamming pajeets out of their pockets and I can bet they champion shankara just as much as you. What possible 'wisdom' could they have that is beyond the same old 'brahma is bliss consciousness all is one om om om give me 10 dollars' that they keep repeating?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0cCNuJfpAg
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>>12394002
Why would you think I'm talking about charlatans?
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Why are people who follow dharmic philosophy so short tempered and egotistical? They talk about spiritual bliss and mental fortitude yet they get easily flustered by minute shitposting and just sperg out violently like the one autist in this thread? What gives
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>>12394008
probably because shamans and anyone invested in eastern spooks are charlatans? Did you miss that detail?
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>>12394043
Let's unpack this. What does invested mean to you, what is a detail?
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>>12394002
The existence of charlatans has no bearing upon genuine yogis and other spiritual teachers. That's like saying because one priest diddled a kid that all of Christianity is worthless, or that because scientists once believed in the emission theory of vision that all science is wrong. Congratulations for making a fool of yourself

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superseded_theories_in_science
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>>12393968
>scientists know everything about everything about everything
>if you don't get ALL of your knowledge from scientists you are a dumdum
>they're not ordinary human beings like you or me, they're deities, beyond us mere mortals
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>>12394033
Why is it that only people who study or take an interest in eastern-philosophy are expected to be exempt from engaging in arguments or being rude/confrontational like 99% of 4chan, when you hold that expectation you only reveal that you already subconsciously view them as more virtuous; really makes me kek
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>>12394056
>what are words? what is language really?
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>>12394043
>two millenia of people earnestly striving for liberation must all be a hoax

Only children think like this.
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>>12394076
then you're a (man)child
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>>12394033
>>12394033
lol which one? do show me these "violent" spergings you speak of. i see level-headed people trying to explain basic, rational understandings to a brigade of scientards who can't even conceive of the notion that le modern scientist-gods don't actually understand every single realm of this reality, that they are ordinary human beings with limited human understandings and that their field itself only deals with physical phenomena and they aren't experts on anything else
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>>12394073
>>12394088
see this is what I mean. You were directly insulted by my post and instead of meditating your anger away and heeding the wisdom of the Vedas by being above worldly attachments, you resort to shit flinging.

It's like those Yoga moms who boast about their spiritual achievements in their instagram one day and then post 'fuck trump' on their twitter the next day. The meme's are definitely real.
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>>12394142
>laughing at your foolishness means I'm angry and upset

try again kiddo
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Book is the same as file name.
Personal experience, sexual abstinence is like being on a CNS stimulant. Extremely valuable.
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>>12394033
it is a religion for atheists in despair
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>>12394142
not angry at all dude, just poking holes through your silliness to hopefully show you the way out from your avidyā. nice try though, you continue to make you and rest of the scientoid brigade look very silly
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>>12394088
Why you don't actually address post like these that make more than clear that simply semen retention, or celibacy, is not enough, when even the Hindu doctrines agree that it is about Ojas that must be retained.

>>12393472
>>12391653
>>12391580

Even Western occult doctrines agree that simply celibacy will not produce the wanted results
>>So closely is this secretion connected with the sexual economy that it appears to me at times as if it might be a by-product of that process which generates semen. That some form of this doctrine has been generally accepted is shown in the prohibitions of all religions. Sanctity has been assumed to depend on chastity, and chastity has nearly always been interpreted as abstinence. But I doubt whether the relation is so simple as this would imply; for example, I find in myself that manifestations of mental creative force always concur with some abnormal condition of the physical powers of generation. But it is not the case that long periods of chastity, on the one hand, or excess of orgies, on the other, are favourable to its manifestation or even to its formation.
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>>12394165
*please God save me from hellfire and burn all these evil MOFOS who don't believe in the same magic Jew as me*
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>>12394033
probably because they're just LARPing retards. I don't for a second think anyone posting on 4chan (apart from /x/) is really spiritual. It's like those cringey christcucks who pretend to go to church but just post deus vult memes on /pol/ instead.
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Numbered Discourses 7

5. A Great Sacrifice
50. Sex

Then the brahmin Jāṇussoṇi went up to the Buddha, and exchanged greetings with him. When the greetings and polite conversation were over, he sat down to one side and said to the Buddha: “Does Master Gotama claim to be celibate?” “Brahmin, if anyone should be rightly said to live the celibate life uncorrupted, unflawed, unblemished, untainted, full and pure, it’s me.” “But what, Master Gotama, is there a corruption, flaw, blemish, or taint in celibacy?”

“Firstly, an ascetic or brahmin who claims to be perfectly celibate does not mutually engage in sex with a female. However, they consent to being anointed, massaged, bathed, and rubbed by a female. They enjoy it and like it and find it satisfying. This is a corruption, flaw, blemish, or taint in celibacy. This is called one who lives the celibate life impurely, tied to the fetter of sex. They’re not freed from rebirth, old age, death, sorrow, lamentation, pain, sadness, and distress. They’re not freed from suffering, I say.

Furthermore, an ascetic of brahmin who claims to be perfectly celibate does not mutually engage in sex with a female. Nor do they consent to massage and bathing. However, they giggle and play and have fun with females. …

they gaze into a female’s eyes. …

they listen through a wall or rampart to the sound of females laughing or chatting or singing or crying. …

they recall when they used to laugh, chat, and have fun with females …

they see a householder or their child amusing themselves, supplied and provided with the five kinds of sensual stimulation. …

They don’t see a householder or their child amusing themselves, supplied and provided with the five kinds of sensual stimulation. However, they live the celibate life wishing to be reborn in one of the orders of gods. They think: ‘By this precept or observance or mortification or spiritual life, may I become one of the gods!’ They enjoy it and like it and find it satisfying. This is a corruption, flaw, blemish, or taint in celibacy. This is called one who lives the celibate life impurely, tied to the fetter of sex. They’re not free from rebirth, old age, death, sorrow, lamentation, pain, sadness, and distress. They’re not free from suffering, I say.

As long as I saw that these seven sexual fetters—or even one of them—had not been given up in me, I didn’t announce my supreme perfect awakening in this world with its gods, Māras, and Brahmās, this population with its ascetics and brahmins, its gods and humans.

But when I saw that these seven sexual fetters—every one of them—had been given up in me, I announced my supreme perfect awakening in this world with its gods, Māras, and Brahmās, this population with its ascetics and brahmins, its gods and humans. Knowledge and vision arose in me: ‘My freedom is unshakable; this is my last rebirth; now there are no more future lives.’”
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>>12394171
Tibetian medicine is adapted for the Tibetian physiology and for people living at extreme altitudes. Tibetians even have a genetic mutation making them different from everyone else that makes their body better at obtaining oxygen from the air. The diet of Tibetians reflects their environment and the reason they consume so much animal products, fat, meat, dairy etc has to do with the temperature and exertion involved in living there. I have a lot of respect for Tibetian wisdom and medicine but I think it's quite foolish and short-sighted to assume that medicine derived for people living in the Himalayas is the best prescription for people of completely different physiology and ethnicity in every climate.
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>>12394187
*ahem*
lit is a christian board
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>>12394169
whatever state of mind you claim to be in, you're clearly mentally not suited for the path you claim to tread. Posting memes and having this irrational contempt for science and more importantly rational critique is not wholesome. It is a tell tale sign of a cult.
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>>12394216
like I give a fuck
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>>12394187
>I don't for a second think anyone posting on 4chan (apart from /x/) is really spiritual.

Some of us are, the reason we come to /lit/ is that it's one of the few places where there is a good chance of having a random conversation with someone who is well-versed in both Vedic, Platonic, Chinese, Islamic wisdom etc and can draw from all of them effortlessly. Amidst all the shitposts and arguing there are some posts that occasionally really activate my almonds.
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>>12394221
go back to r/books and r/socialism then x
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>>12394217
>whatever state of mind you claim to be in, you're clearly mentally not suited for the path you claim to tread. Posting memes and having this irrational contempt for science and more importantly rational critique is not wholesome. It is a tell tale sign of a cult.

tell me more, how exactly are memes or humor for that matter incompatible with spirituality, surely you must have heard of the eccentric crazy mystics of the east?
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>>12394244
>tell me more
i've already exposed your hypocritical attitude, there's nothing more to be said, I'd rather not bump this useless /x/-tier thread any longer
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>>12394271
>i've already exposed your hypocritical attitude,

No you didn't silly. Posting memes is not incompatible with spirituality and neither is defending traditional medicine against morons. You would have to provide reasons instead of unsubstantiated accusations
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>>12394271
>I'd rather not bump this useless /x/-tier thread any longer

>Yes, semen retention is bullshit, abstinence does not make you feel better or have more energy
>watch porn goyim! it's good for you and supported by Science, don't forget to subscribe to HBO and take out a loan for the new iphone!
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>>12394033
No True Scotsmen who believed in the Dharma would be caught shitposting here XD
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>>12391458
You could also have just pointed out that Foucault lost his powers after dying of AIDS due to his numerous homosexual encounters.

So that was kind of gay.
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>>12391352
Honestly feel like I will reach divine status if I stop jerking off desu



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