[Advaita-l] svapna karma - real phala ??
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Wed Jan 29 04:19:50 CST 2014
Thank you so much Sriram ji for explanation of brahmacArya.
"To disconnect from the self and to become Aware of anything else is
nothing but unhappiness" - Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi
He who has faith has all
He who lacks faith, lacks all
It is the faith int he name of lord that works wonders
FAITH IS LIFE, DOUBT IS DEATH - Sri Ramakrishna
On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:02 AM, Venkata sriram P
<venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:
> Can you shed light on why retah skhalana is considered a dosha?
> swapnE siktA brahmachArI dwija sukramakAmataH
> snAtvA arkaM archayitvA triH punarmAmitya richaM japEt
> The technical term for this dosha is called "swapna-dosha".
> One should get up early in the morning and after head bath
> with cold water, worshiping the sun, should chant this mantra thrice:
> punarmAm A-etu indriyam punarAyuḥ punar bhagaH
> punar draviNaM A-etu mAm punar brAhmaNaM A-etu mAm
> For sAdhakAs, the vIrya-rakSaNa is very important because it is this vIrya
> gets converted into Ojas shakti.
> In tAntrika terminology, the skhalana is called "bindu-patana". It is this
> vIrya which gets converted into amrita in sahasrAra chakra. The yogi who
> capable of holding the vIrya and taking it to sahasrAra chakra is called
> During the shaT-chakra bhEdana, it is this "amrita" which trickles down
> sahasrAra chakra and gives tripti and puSTi to 72000 subtle nerves.
> maraNaM bindupAtEna jIvanaM bindudhAraNAt
> tasmAt atipraytnEna kurutE bindudhAraNaM
> The virya-skhalana (bindu patana) is equivalent to death and
> it's protection is life and hence one must protect the bindu with
> extreme care.
> chittayuktaM nruNAM shukraM shukrAyatta cha jIvitaM
> tasmAt shukraM manaschaiva rakSaNIyaM prayatnataH
> The vIrya is under the control of mind; the life is under the control of
> vIrya. Hence, mind and vIrya should be well-regulated, controlled and
> "yAvat binduH sthirO dEhE tAvatkAlaM bhayaM kutaH"
> ie.,so long as vIrya (bindu) is safe in the body, there is no fear.
> The sanyAsis in AmnAya pITAs, especially, in Sringeri which
> insists on sanyAsa sweekAra right after brahmacharya vrata
> have strict rules of bindu-rakSaNa. They have some secret
> upAsanAs for madana-kSObha-nivAraNa. One such i have
> heard is taking of decoction prepared with tulasi seeds & leaves called
> More can be revealed but this is not the forum to discuss
> these issues.
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