Brahmacharya



the stage of life of the student, entailing study of the Vedas and complete celibacy, usually lasting for twelve years.
Contemporary Examples

Aravind Adiga on Gandhi’s Forgotten Legacy of Manliness Aravind Adiga April 12, 2011

Historical Examples

Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi

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