Can buddhists masturbate
Masturbation should be meditated upon and an attempt made to analyse what you are doing. Posts are automatically archived after 6 months. I for one dont think there is anything wrong with masterbation. When we tame our own minds through meditation, we have the capability to recognize all our addictions, and see when it is right to abstain. Sexual urges are not uniformly condemned within Buddhism. While most of us can usually see the logic of practicing moderation in most things, we tend to put sex into a special category where extreme reactions of all kinds are not only acceptable but almost inevitable. I really dont know.
One that does not only apply to monks, I think. I suppose you could argue that you are harming yourself, but that seems a stretch. He says he has fasted for 70 years, but his claim may be impossible to verify. She contracted herpes , chlamydia and trichomoniasis during her career. I wasn't talking about the 4, 5 and 8 guidelines However, Buddhism could agree with contemporary medical opinion that masturbation is a normal expression of the sexual drive and is physically and psychologically harmless, as long as it does not become a preoccupation or a substitute for ordinary sexual relations. But after you buy something the thrill of buying it vanishes, and you want to buy something else.
Pornography and mastubation — NewBuddhist
But the trouble is that our understanding of matter may not be accurate. Buddhism subscribe unsubscribe , readers users here now A reddit for all kinds of Buddhist teachings! The upper limit to the amount your masturbate, should be set by your own standards, but a clear attachment to pleasure of the senses can be easily seen in people who overdo it and rely on it as their sole method of sexual satisfaction. Because if you truly love one another, there shouldn't be jealousy if one of you seek other's for company, otherwise its just jealousy and attachment. Whereabouts in the universe did he start?
If your a Buddhist is it bad to masturbate ?
Description: But it weakens it. Zazen is not a means to any end. Already have an account? Masturbation does not alter the mind state.
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