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Is masturbation healthy in sikhism?

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Hi all,

Masturbation is healthy every week or so, I think, and reduces prostate cancer, so how do Sikhs view this, because I was always taught it was wrong, but surely the scientific health benefit is more important?

Maybe, similar to sex, which also releases good hormones in the, but also banned by people I know. If it does in moderation and lovingly, then is it alright, with God's kirpa?

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8 hours ago, mahandulai said:

forgot about this lol,

self love yo

I do the complete opposite of "lovingly" ahahhaha! lol joke 

I don't think there is any wrong in doing it once in a while!  i think one should work around their feelings/urges rather than go against them! But if you can stop and control/conquer those urges then thats good. If you end up trying to suppress your feelings then you end up with this little battle going on inside you and you won't be able to concentrate on anything else, so its healthy to release all that, and then you can concentrate again. But if you can control it and completely stop without it then thats even better. Better to work around it than against it. 

many sects of Christians are prohibited from using contraception and are only allowed to have sex for procreation, that is completely going against the way us humans are and think, its such a powerful force and to suppress it is mad! now we know why there are so many cases of catholic priests raping nuns! 

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On 9/10/2018 at 9:28 PM, puzzled said:

I do the complete opposite of "lovingly" ahahhaha! lol joke 

I don't think there is any wrong in doing it once in a while!  i think one should work around their feelings/urges rather than go against them! But if you can stop and control/conquer those urges then thats good. If you end up trying to suppress your feelings then you end up with this little battle going on inside you and you won't be able to concentrate on anything else, so its healthy to release all that, and then you can concentrate again. But if you can control it and completely stop without it then thats even better. Better to work around it than against it. 

many sects of Christians are prohibited from using contraception and are only allowed to have sex for procreation, that is completely going against the way us humans are and think, its such a powerful force and to suppress it is mad! now we know why there are so many cases of catholic priests raping nuns! 

omg easier said than done bro

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