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Will Maa Kali forgive me?

I promised Maa Kali that I won't watch porn. But I'm finding it hard to keep that promise. Please provide me with a solution as it is disturbing me a lot.
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What will happen when a man have sex with a non-virgin woman?

Having sex with a virgin woman is generally considered as Gandharva Vivah. But What about non-virgin woman? Is having sex with non-virgin woman sin ? Is it minor sin (for man) ? Can a non-virgin woman ...
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Can a man make non-sexual love to woman without damaging her hymen ? Are there any examples like this?

Having sex with a virgin woman, then refusing to accept her as wife is generally considered wrong. As consensual sex with a virgin woman is generally considered as defacto Gandharva Vivah. But Can a ...
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Is having sex with wife for non-reporduction purpose sin?

Should sex be done only for the reproduction purpose ? Is having sex with one's wife for the purpose of enjoyment wrong ? Is it sin ?
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Is total rejuvenation possible after sexual intercourse and masturbation?

It is well known in Hinduism that indulgence in sexual thought and activity reduces the highly potent energy of human beings called Ojas. I wanted to know is there any way to completely rejuvenate the ...
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How does Hinduism explain sudden sexual desire between a man and a woman from the perspective of chakras?

Aside from hormones, I recall feeling extreme lust for a specific girl. It did not happen with other girls; I even felt the lower chakra swadhistanas working. How does Hinduism explain this from an '...
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Was it wrong for a man to reject both married and unmarried woman's sexual or romantic advances?

I read that, it was considered as wrong for a man to reject a woman's sexual/romantic advances on him. Although in the linked question, it is written that it was only for a Kshatriya man. But I think ...
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Is this statement about lust true in Hinduism?

2.215. One should not sit in a lonely place with one’s mother, sister, or daughter; for the senses are powerful, and master even a learned man. I'm not a Hindu, but is the belief really that a son ...
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Where is it said that Yudhisthira gave 2640000 slaves to Brahmins for sexual purposes?

Where is it explicitly said that Yudhisthira gave 2640000 slaves to Brahminsfor sexual purposes?
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Is sex for pleasure (for married brahmins) wrong

I have 2 questions For brahmins, is having sex for pleasure (non-procreative purposes) condemned in hindu scriptures? I don't think its mentioned in vedas but non-vedic scriptures are fine. This is ...
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Do Hindu gods copulate?

Do Hindu gods have sex? If no, then how would you explain birth of Shani as he acquired traits from Chhaya and children of Sangya were totally opposite to him in terms of looks?
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What does Hinduism think of sex with animals? [duplicate]

Does Hinduism support sex with animals or is against sex with animals?
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Should sex be done only for procreation?

Should sex be done only for procreation or can one do it for enjoyment also ? What does scriptures say about it ?
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Is Brahmacharya biggest virtue in a man?

In case of women , being Pativrata is considered as biggest virtue. Just by being Pativrata , she not only reserves her place in heaven (with her husband) for crores of years but also protects her ...
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Can anyone give me the reference of this? (Women being arranged according to number of men she is "addicted" to)

Can anyone give me reference where this thing is written? (I found this on Twitter.)
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What is the concept of male and female in Hinduism?

Male and female gender exists not only in humans (and animals) but almost everything. Even devtas (like Varun, Indra etc) and "inanimate" objects (eg-river) have gender. What is the basic ...
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Does Kaam only increases by indulging in it?

Is it true that Kama (sexual and romantic desires towards women) only increases by indulging in it ? I think Yayati said this in Mahabharata. Apart from him who has said this ?
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What destroys Kaam in a man?

Kaam (sexual and romantic desires towards women) is problematic for many men, as many men are unable to fulfill it due to various reasons. Also many people say that indulging in Kaam doesn't eliminate ...
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If a die a virgin, do I get trapped in Pisacha Yoni?

According to one Shiva Purana Kathavachaka, marriage is a divine ordinance and people who die virgin or unmarried accumulate bad karma and become trapped in Pisacha Yoni and reappear on Earth many ...
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What is Hinduism's view on appropriate societal norms?

Nowadays one of the recurrent views I see expressed on the internet is that the current norms in Indian society were brought in by the British or the Islamic invaders, and were not present in ancient ...
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What does Hinduism say about romantic love between man and woman?

What does Hinduism say about romantic love between man and woman ? Is it some illusion(maya) or Is it divine ? Even Vishnu , Shiva and Krishna have spouses and romance certainly exists between them. ...
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What does Hinduism say about Transgenders? [duplicate]

Some people who are born as biological males , consider themselves to be a woman. Similarly is the case with some women. What does Hinduism say about such people ? Should they be considered as gender ...
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What is the correct age of marriage for men?

What is the correct age for marriage for a boy ? Until advent of modernity (in about 1950s,) historically both boys and girls used to get married before puberty, in childhood. In case of women , ...
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Is bramhacharya only for virgins? Can non virgins be a bramhachari?

Is it necessary for a person to be a virgin to follow brahmacharya?
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Does Hinduism support sex outside of marriage?

Lately due to sexual revolution in India many people (to justify their adulterous acts) have started to say that Hinduism is a sexually liberal religion where sex before or outside of marriage is ...
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Who is eligible to beome Naistik Brahmchari?

I keep hearing the word Naistik brahmchari . Can anyone explain to me who is eligible to become Naistik Brahmchari ? How to become Naistik Brahmchari ? In which ancient scripture(s) , Naistik ...
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Did other men besides Krishna indulge in sex in Vrindavan Raasleela?

It is mentioned in the Brahmavairvata Purana that Krishna engaged in sex with Gopis in Vrindavan. My question is, did the other men of Vrindavan also indulge in sexual intercourse during the Raasleela,...
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Can a Brahmin man do Gandharva Vivah?

Can a Brahmin man do Gandharva Vivah ? Are there any examples of Brahman doing Gandharva Vivah ? I found only one example - Parashara marrying Satyavati . But he too after doing Gandharva Vivah ...
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Wasting Sperm on masturbation

Suppose, a couple is trying for a child. In that case, prior to that, how long should the husband conserve the semen (avoid masturbation/or sex) for a good child. Like, I have read scientific works ...
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Does Brahmcharya break even by masturbation or only by sex or touch of a woman?

Does Brahmcharya break even by masturbation or any type of ejaculation (like night fall) ? Or Does Brahmcharya break only by having sex or by touching a woman ?
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What is the defintion of Brahmcharya?

Brahmcharya is commonly understood as abstaining from having sex. (Eg - Bhisma took the oath of Brahmacharya and he abstained from having sex) I want to know how is it explicitly defined in scriptures ...
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How can a man kill his sexual desires or desires towards women?

How can a man kill his sexual desires or desires towards women ?
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Seeking for pleasure if there is no more love in Marriage

What should be done if there is no more love in marriage? Can a husband go out and seek pleasure?
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Having sex with which women is very big sin?

Having sex with which women is very big sin ?
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What are the benefits of following Brahmcharya?

What are the benefits of following Brahmcharya ? What is mentioned about it in scriptures ?
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Is it forbidden to have sexual intercourse with one's wife after menopause?

It is stated in the Shastras that having sex with a women older than oneself results in depreciation of life. But, does anywhere in the scriptures it says that after menopause, a man must avoid sexual ...
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Will we be able to have kids if we follow brahmacharya for 12 years?

I read that following brahmacharya for 12years activates a special nadi in our bodies and our energies start flowing upwards, so when I get married, will i be able to have kids?
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Is a woman required to be chaste even before being married and during marriage?

A widow is required to be chaste after the death of her husband to attain heaven. Is a woman required to be chaste even before being married? Or can a woman have affairs with other men and then get ...
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What do the Vedas & other scriptures say about sex during pregnancy?

I read in some answers that sex is an act reserved for reproduction. I have also read in line with the same that sex is only touching the physical dimensions of our existence. For spiritual growth ...
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Is there any instance of rape described in the Itihasa or Purana?

Some say rape is a western thing and got introduced in India due to western influence. I was wondering whether any instance of rape was mentioned in Puranas or Itihasas. By the way, I am not ...
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Are Marriages happening in present world valid according to Hinduism?

Shastras require girls to be married off by 12 or before puberty. But marriages are now happening late. Can Kanyadaan of a post-puberty girl be done ? Because popular meaning of Kanya is - ...
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Are there any specific Mantras mentioned in scriptures that reduce sexual lust?

My question is more pertaining towards sexual lust/desires/infatuations. I want to know if our scriptures have mentioned specific Mantras or something related that can be done by a devotee to reduce ...
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Is it allowed to indulge in sex daily during winters?

Previously I used to think that it is mandatory to not participate in sex during some days like the full moon, new moon, Ashtami, Ekadasi, chaturdasi, festivals, etc., Recently I came across the ...
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Was it possible to reject a girl if she approached a man in ancient Hindu India?

I read many places that there was a custom in ancient India. A man can not reject a girl who approaches him (Swayamagata Kanya). This was true for marriage; this was true for sex. Is this rule is ...
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Was widow re-marriage prevalent in Mahabharata?

Was widow marriage prevalent in ancient India? I was wondering about the custom of widow marriage in India. I know a couple of examples from Ramayana. Mandodari and Tara (wife of Bali) both remarried ...
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Did Arjuna marry a widow? Was Ulupi a widow?

Ulupi was the daughter of a Naga King. She had a son named Iraban. His father was Arjuna. What was the marital status of Ulupi during her marriage with Arjuna? Was she a virgin? or a widow?
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What is the punishment of lesbian sex, according to Smritis?

Manu declared that if a man does it to another man, he has to perform the Santapana penance (11.174*). What if a woman does it to another woman? *Reference - Manu's Code of Law - a critical Edition by ...
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Why, in general, consanguineous marriage is not allowed?

I have seen in my society that cousin marriage is not encouraged. What is the basis of this view? I am asking about scriptural injunctions. Has Smritis categorically disapproved it? I have seen these ...
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According to Smriti Shastras, what punishment is prescribed for a girl who lost virginity before marriage?

I suppose Smriti Shastras do not encourage sex before marriage. But these days, it is pretty common. I want to know the views of Smriti Shastras on it. What kind of punishment is prescribed for girls? ...
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What is the punishment for raping a woman according to Smriti?

Just curious to know what is the punishment for raping a woman according to Smriti Shastras? I am talking about the general case. NOT any specific case like marital rape (Punishment for marital rape?)....
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