Masturbation & Sexual/Porn Addiction

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Re: Masturbation & Sexual/Porn Addiction

Postby treehuggingoctopus » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:15 pm

Lhug-Pa wrote:the timeless Wisdom that the Sages have always taught

And they have always taught about the necessity of having a monogamous heterosexual relationship if one fancies getting laid? If they were so limited and narrow-minded indeed, one thing they surely wouldn't be even close to is the capitalized Wisdom. And, instead of being timeless, they sound awfully Victorian.
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Re: Masturbation & Sexual/Porn Addiction

Postby Jikan » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:31 pm

"timeless wisdom" is a steady 19th-century (post-Victorian but barely) concept. theosophy, AC Bradley, AE, James Cousins, Aurobindo...
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Re: Masturbation & Sexual/Porn Addiction

Postby Lhug-Pa » Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:20 pm

Well I do agree with H.H. the Dalai Lama that if Science—mainstream or otherwise—can actually prove a tenet within Buddhism to not be true, that the said tenet should be discarded.

Nevertheless, the Buddha Dharma and Tantra & Yoga in general—when applied—have shown themselves to be capable of doing more for this suffering humanity than contemporary science has overall.

Pranayama, Yantra Yoga, Tsa-Lung, etc. have always been recommended as sexual sublimation methods for bachelors and bachelorettes; and I guarantee that science won't disprove Sexual Transmutation, because I've directly experienced many of its major benefits, and have also experienced the opposites of sublimation (i.e. indulgence and suppression) as to be able to contrast them experientially.
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Re: Masturbation & Sexual/Porn Addiction

Postby Indrajala » Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:47 am

I think this thread has run its course and could be concluded here given the derailment.
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