importance of CELIBACY( ďBrahmacharyaĒ) is clearly explained in
Yejurveda. In this modern life very few only understand this and
practice it. All Vedas and other scriptures of Hinduism lay great
emphasis regarding Brahmacharya. In vedic period a student is also known
as Brahmachari. By preserving the energy, strength and vitality of mind
and various organs one can lead a happy, energetic and healthy life. The
mind will be clear and brain will superb for a Brhmachari. It enhances
the strength, life span and health since it is the mine of all virtues .Brahmacharya
is the dam of all pleasures of life and only learned people keep it and
their power and life increases and all sickness is destroyed. It is easy
to preach and to practice is very difficult. One should try to be always
in the company of noble people and control their senses as far as
possible to get the actual reward of human life. A man is known by the
company he keeps. If one always move in the company of good, learned and
noble ones there is no doubt that he can be one among them one day.
Company is contagious and man changes his colors accordingly sooner or
later. He cannot remain unaffected for long best company means not only
noble people but also good books written by great scholars, Sages,
Saints, Prophets, Rishis, and Munis.
These contain vast treasures of wealth and will make one so rich that
the worldly riches would appear very insignificant. One of the verses in
YajurVeda state that taught people who are actually endowed with divine
powers should do two things in this world. One is that they should
propagate the teachings of Brahmacharya and control of senses so that
people may become strong and healthy leading a full vigorous life. Next
thing is by education and practice thereof, they should teach one and
all how to develop their inner strength and power so that people may
enjoy their blissful life fully in all respects. In another verse it is
stated that such people who abandon the company of bad people and give
up all bad evil habits and keep away from immoral life increasing their
vitality beget good children, they strength and
glorify their race and their country.
will give the power to face and solve any problems as a boat can ferry
people through turbulent waters of the sea. A Brahmachari will be liked
and respected in all the societies and meetings. In one verse it is
explained that the age of a boy begins at twenty-sixth year and for a
girl it is seventeen and up to this period they should practice
Brahmacharya at any cost and can get married. Those who get education
following the rules of Brahmacharya, they shine like sun are quick in
all what they do, like a hawk and become the hallmark of respect,
enjoying their life skipping like a deer.
the student life it would be better to preserve their vital fluid which
is the life thread, so that they can utilize their energy and strength
for their education and learning. In vedic period student is imparted
with all the knowledge right from the Earth to the sun and in this way
all divinity reside in his body and such students in future will assets
to their country and world. They will have harmony of the head, heart
and hand in such a way which will be beneficial to the society as a
whole. It has been truly said that if our hearts are strong, our heads
are right in vain. A person without education is beast and a person
without Dharma is like a beast.
and knowledge are like two eyes of a person which enable him to see
things correctly and assess his own position. The purpose of education
is to make man what he ought to be.
to Vedas education on arts and material science is not enough and
because major portion of achieving perfection can be achieved by
studying spiritual science. The aim of life and education is that we may
live a new life in the realm of self and the creation, with harmony and
happiness and will become virtuous. Every second of the life should be
fully utilized so that there is no room left for idling. It may be noted
that ďAn idle mind is a devilís workshop.Ē Of course relaxation
and enjoyment should be there along with study to keep one fit and fresh
and ready to face any challenges of life.
proper education is not given to children parents become enemies since
they get isolated in society. Teachers should take utmost care for
understanding to develop good character and affection along with
studies. They should be taught that all women are like mother, sister or
daughter according to their age and they should be protected whenever
Vedas it is also stated that
to earn wealth at the cost of others pain and suffering
is not good to be fatigue self too much both physically and
is the keystone to virtuous earning with the sweat of oneís own
brow, not by lottery, speculation and gambling.
do anything undesirable and harmful to the society
knowledge which canít be stolen away by thieves than material
great scholar of ancient India Sri Pathanjali's in his teachings
explains the importance of
Brahmacharya and it is studied by foreign scholars and one such famous
Dr. Louis an eminent physician opined that most precious atoms of the
enter into the composition of semen (in his book Chastity) . So
of semen by practicing
continence helps the better development of brain ,
body, and mind .Dr. Nicholas says that the best blood in the body goes
form the elements of reproduction in both the sexes .So if anybody waste
semen he is loosing the best part of the blood and he becomes weak
If preserved he becomes strong, intellectual, heroic and powerful.
can be practiced by married people also. Chastity and fidelity are the
foundation on which a strong and happy marital relationship stands and
should be understood by husband and wife. In Srimad Bhagavatham a holy
book of Hinduism it is clearly mentioned that practice of brahmacharya
is also one of the important duties in married life and it is waived
only for the purpose of procreation, austerity, purity, contentment and
friendliness towards all. (11.18.43)
Ancient Rishi of India Pathanjali also says in his Yogasutra
that CONTNENCE IS LIFE AND INCOTINENCE IS EQUAL TO DEATH.
LORD SHIVA in the Jnanasamkalani Tantra says that " The wise
do not regard the
ordinary forms of asceticism as real asceticism. Continence is the
asceticism. He who is a continent is equal to God.
So especially youth in whom the future of our country rests, should
celibacy as far as possible to lead the country and countrymen to have a
2. THE ESSENCE OF HINDU SCRIPTURES.
Please know that God is within you.
God is infinite love and peace.
God is the eternal light and joy that shine the whole universe.
People should rise to the occasion to do their duty.
People should reach the height and glory of Godís supreme presence.
The feeling that I and mine should be given up and see every thing
Have an elevated thinking.
Remember God in the beginning, in the middle, and in the end for all
Be humble, pure, simple, and innocent and God is yours.
God in the form of love reside in everybodyí heart and be conscious of
this at all times Then your
thoughts, words and actions will be of love.
The light of God will always illuminate the heart and light only can be
seen inside and outside.
Come out of the darkness of ignorance enter into the light of knowledge
then only we can feel the presence of God the light of all lights.
Let all our actions be as per the directions of God within us.
Ego should be avoided to allow everything to be done at the will of God.
God is the only reality, truth, and live for God alone.
Detachment to perishable things and attachment to only God will give
peace of mind.
Desire for material things is the cause for all sorrows.
Taking more than oneís requirement will ultimately give grief.
Acquire knowledge which canít be stolen or lost.
Enjoy always the sunshine of Godís splendor and glory.
Remember always God and live in tune with him.
Be happy and calm in all situations.
See, hear, and speak only good things,
Serve the needy and sick wholeheartedly.
Total surrender to God will give peace of mind.
Remember always the Godís grace for all achievements..
Avoid self praise and say only good things about others.
See everybody with respect irrespective of caste color and creed.
Anger, lust and ego are the only enemies.
Purify the heart for the God to sit in.
There is no greater virtue than humility, no vice greater than pride.
Be sincere in all works, work is worship.
Make God your friend, philosopher and guide.
Donít get dejected in failure and fall, Godís grace will be upon us.
Always you are one with God and different from Him.
Like a flower give always the perfume of love and joy.
Pray for the awareness that always you may be in Him and He in you.
Remember always that everything in the Universe belongs to God, nothing
We have got this birth at the will of God and we are on our way to Him.
Know that our goal is to rest in peace with God.
Always remember that we are the immortal spirit.
Chanting the name of God will save us from fear, doubt and anxiety.
Supreme knowledge is ultimate devotion to God.
What ever we do will be seen by the God.
Overeating, earning money by unlawful means, desire for others property
are our weakness.
.We are all safe in the hands of God.
God manifesting Himself as a person; the object of worship of the
bhaktas. By worshipping God as a person, devotees are able to assume
human-like relationships with God, for example: God as parent, devotee
as child; God as Lord, devotee as servant. It is also much easier for
many people to develop love toward God when He is regarded as a person.
Such love is capable of triggering a spiritual awakening once it is a
pure, selfless love.
In this kaliyuga Chant always the name of God.
God can assume any form to protect the devotees.
To serve the devotees is equal to serve the God.
arise and do your duty justifiably . God will be always with you.