I know staying virgin whole-life really needs good discipline, strong will power et cetera.
But what are Spiritual & Material benefits of being Virgin whole life? Id est, dying as a virgin? Do Hindu scriptures have options on this matter?
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There is no advantage in dying a virgin unless one has formally taken up the Sannyasa dharma i.e unless one has ritually become a sannyasi.
For a sannyasi strict celibacy is a must.
But for all other situations dying a virgin is considered as a bad karma.
Because as soon as we are born we obtain the three debts on us : Deva Rina (debt to the Gods), Rishi Rina (debt to the Seers) and the Pitru Rina (debt to the ancestors or the manes). Of which, the Pitru Rina can not be repaid unless one begets a son.
9.106. Immediately on the birth of his first-born a man is (called) the father of a son and is freed from the debt to the manes; that (son), therefore, is worthy (to receive) the whole estate.
9.107. That son alone on whom he throws his debt and through whom he obtains immortality, is begotten for (the fulfilment of) the law; all the rest they consider the offspring of desire.
If a father sees the face of a' living son born, he is Freed from the debt [he owes to his ancestors] and attains to immortality. (53) With the very birth of a son, a father is freed from his ancestral debt and attains to purification on that Very day, for he (i.e., the son) liberates him from the hell. (54)
Atri Smriti Chapter 1.
Not repaying any of the three debts is an offence as stated in the following verse:
Manu Smriti 6.35. When he has paid the three debts, let him apply his mind to (the attainment of) final liberation; he who seeks it without having paid (his debts) sinks downwards
So, in all cases clearing the debts is a must and the first priority. And if one is a life long virgin that is not possible.
Also as per the book "essence of dharma sindhu" chirakAla bramachArya is prohibited in this age that is in Kali Yuga.
Kali Yuga Nishiddhas:
The following are the avoidable and unnecessary acts of Kali Yuga viz. Samudra Yatra, carrying of Kamandulu to misdirect the Public , remarriages, begetting children from husband’s brothers; Go Vadha; Mamsa Bhakshana at Shraddhas; performing vivaha to a physically immature girl; Chira kaala Brahmacharitwa; Naramedha Ashwamedha Gomedha Yagna; Madya Paana, Abhakshya Bhakshana, Apeya paana, Agamyaagamana orcwandering aimlesly Rahasya Prayascittha, Devata Puja and Pashubali for evil ends; Kula Bhrashtata; Extreme Profiteering and narrow mindedness.
Lifelong celibacy is not mandatory, but it is allowed, at least for Brahmanas, and it confers great benefits. Here is what this chapter the Manu Smriti says:
- But if (a student) desires to pass his whole life in the teacher's house, he must diligently serve him, until he is freed from this body.
- A Brahmana who serves his teacher till the dissolution of his body, reaches forthwith the eternal mansion of Brahman.
- He who knows the sacred law must not present any gift to his teacher before (the Samavartana); but when, with the permission of his teacher, he is about to take the (final) bath, let him procure (a present) for the venerable man according to his ability,
- (Viz.) a field, gold, a cow, a horse, a parasol and shoes, a seat, grain, (even) vegetables, (and thus) give pleasure to his teacher.
- (A perpetual student) must, if his teacher dies, serve his son (provided he be) endowed with good qualities, or his widow, or his Sapinda, in the same manner as the teacher.
- Should none of these be alive, he must serve the sacred fire, standing (by day) and sitting (during the night), and thus finish his life.
- A Brahmana who thus passes his life as a student without breaking his vow, reaches (after death) the highest abode and will not be born again in this world.