Remain celibate while dating
So how can the rest of us preserve our precious peace of mind without avoiding sex and sexual entanglement entirely? Not getting overly involved in life's messiness; remaining aloof and detached from life's passionate human drama.This is a traditional approach to spiritual practice.So sex is not necessarily detrimental or antithetical to spirituality. So how can the ordinary person cultivate peace of mind, serenity, psychological and emotional stability while at the same time being fully engaged in life's incessant drama?Indeed, it could be argued that sex is an essential part of psychological, emotional and spiritual growth and development. The institution of marriage, monogamy and fidelity is one way society tries to keep things simple for people regarding sexuality. In what Nikos Kazantzakis' Zorba the Greek called "the full catastrophe"?His is a higher calling, one that takes precedence over his personal needs and desires, sexual or otherwise. Bipolars often engage in emotional and physical deprivation.As Shakespeare in For the vast majority of us, however, this means engaging in sexual activity at some point in life. But it is also creative, transformative, delicious, satisfies our primal appetite for human warmth and connection, and nurtures our bodies, spirit or soul. Psychologically speaking, eggs symbolize sexuality, fertility, creativity, wholeness, procreation, gestation, transformation, rebirth and renewal. Sex is, like eating, one of life's sensual pleasures and helps make life worth living. There's no difference between an Anorexic who refuse to eat, or, a priest who refuses to experience physical pleasure.Detrimental to our peace of mind and mental tranquility.
But then whole picture —I often used to telling one occasion in England, some Buddhist monk. I told them, when we watch the people who have family, sometimes I notice my first visit, another woman, another wife. Compare that with celibate people sort of mind more steady. MORGAN: Do you ever feel temptation when you see a woman? Well, as the saying goes, it is when it's done right.Of course, he wouldn't have any way of knowing about sex from personal experience.The Dalai Lama is, with his birthday being celebrated today, a seventy-seven-year-old virgin.Arjuna, the sensitive young prince, suddenly loses his nerve just before a great battle.Overlooking the bloody field of battle, he is repulsed by the violence and refuses to participate in the gory, inhumane exercise of war; in which he would be fighting against and killing his own family members among many others. His chariot driver reveals himself to be Lord Krishna, and enters into conversation with the paralyzed prince, eventually convincing him that "action is better than inaction," and that we humans have no real choice but to play our parts in life to the best of our ability, do our biological and societal duty, without getting too attached to the outcome, be it joy or suffering, honor or shame, winning or losing, life or death.