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Re: Celibacy and Spirituality

Jun 01, 1997 11:26 PM
by Tom Robertson

On Mon, 2 Jun 1997 00:23:59 -0400 (EDT) M K Ramadoss <>
>Here is an excerpt from a recent book by Mary Lutyens on >Krishnamurti,
where she discusses the issue of Celibacy. I think it is a >very
interesting point of view.

>in the act of sex there is a forgetting of oneself, one's problems and
>one's fears. In that act there is no self at all."

Krishnamurti said the darndest things.  If sex is a forgetting of self,
why are people so selfish about it?  He might as well have said that in
taking crack cocaine, there is a forgetting of self, since the pleasure
of the drug makes one lose sight of self.

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