Brahmacharya/celibacy ,denial or gaining
Brahmacharya ,the self imposed voluntary celibacy as espoused in Hindu philosophy, is it denial or gaining something greater or a latent desire to elevate oneself to higher consciousness of purity through short term sacrifice ? The following video with an Indian guru and a film maker might shed some light on it.
While western thinking is keeping the plumbing free flowing with regular discharge ,the Hindu philosophy emphasizes the alternative school of preservation of semen as steps of ascending a higher level of realization and sacrifice of self pleasure is the preamble of the book of different ways mankind looking for answers.
Two choice we have as human s in the world as Guruji says,either we stay as a minuscule piece of creation or as the greatest creator ourselves ,the choice is ours.