Re: More questions
May 31, 1997 04:35 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, M K Ramadoss
>On this issue again there are two schools of thought. The post HPB thought
>is that for anyone to progress spiritually one needs celibacy. It is the
>same that all religions have spoken of for centuries.
>The other school is that of Jiddu Krishnamurti who says celibacy is not that
>important to spiritual growth.
Both are probably right. The religious path finds celibacy an advantage
because it can enable a *faster* spiritual development. It *can* - but
it is not guaranteed. K is probably right also, as in my experience
those who seek spiritual growth will find it, whatever their lifestyle.
Speaking personally, I found celibacy, once I got the hang of it [there
could be a gag there :-)] enabled access to the 'higher' planes very
considerably facilitated. Without it, access was still possible, but
attention was more easily distracted.
Just my two-pennyworth.
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