the stage of life of the student, entailing study of the Vedas and complete celibacy, usually lasting for twelve years.
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How to use brahmacharya in a sentence
Influenced by the Hindu notion of “brahmacharya” (morally guided celibacy) Gandhi gave up sex in his mid-thirties.Aravind Adiga on Gandhi's Forgotten Legacy of Manliness | Aravind Adiga | April 13, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Leading a brahmacharya mode of life and observing sacred vows, one should bathe in the lakes of Rama.
Leading a brahmacharya mode of life and with concentrated soul, one should proceed next to the tirtha called Kapila.
One should next proceed to Brahmavarta, with concentrated soul and practising the brahmacharya vows.
With subdued senses and leading a brahmacharya mode of life, one should next proceed to Kanyasrama.
One should bathe there, O virtuous one, with subdued soul and leading a brahmacharya mode of life.