it's NOT true that only virginity of women is stressed upon in Hindu scriptures. Men's virginity also required during first marriage. Men's life span is divided into 4 stages (Ashrama):
Brahmacharya (student life)
Grihastha (household life)
Vanaprastha (retired life)
Sannyasa (renounced life)
And in the first stage named Brahmacharya, virginity or celibacy ...
According to Vyasa Niti, a part of the Brahma Purana, the prohibited days are Purnima, Amavashya, the 2 Chaturdashis and the 2 Ashtamis of every month.
A learned man shall circumambulate a temple, a tree in a monastery,
cross-roads, and the preceptor who is of superior learning. One shall
never wear shoes, clothes, garlands, etc worn by others.
One shall ...
Yes, it does. The same story narrated in Matsya Purāṇa is more explicit:
Henceforth, any Brāhmaṇa coming to them for the sake of sexual
enjoyment on a Sunday, should be respected and honoured. In this way,
the good Brāhmaṇas should be kept satisfied for a period of thirteen
months; but if they go abroad, their course of action will be
Sex is described as a yajna in many Upanishads. One famous description of sex as a yajna is in the Panchagni Vidya of the Chhandogya Upanishad. Various parts of sexual intercourse are compared to various parts of the yajna.
5.8.1 - O Gautama, the woman is the fire [of the yajna]. Her genitals are the samits [sacrificial stick]. The seduction or sexual ...
Sixteen nights in each month - including four days which differ from the rest and are censured by the virtuous - are the natural season of women.
But among these the first four, the eleventh and the thirteenth are forbidden; the remaining nights are recommended.
He who avoids women on the six forbidden nights and on eight others, is equal in ...
As Surya said in comments,it is necessary for us to pay our debts to our pitras(ancestors).But most importantly Sri Krishna Himself said in Bhagavad Gita that-
Of weapons I am the thunderbolt; among cows I am the surabhi. Of causes for procreation I am Kandarpa, the god of love, and of serpents I am Vāsuki.[BG:10.28]
Srila Prabhupada has explained this ...
As the question specifically mentioned the 3 famous religions of today's time, so below answer is based on them. It's important to understand what primary reasons led masturbation being categorised as sinful.
Rather than masturbation, the act of watching a women with bad intent is considered a grievous sin in hinduism, christianity and islam- which religion ...