She is pre-eminently the Buddhist Goddess of Witchcraft and Enchantment. In a real sense, she represents the empowerment of the feminine in a patriarchal milieu. The fisher-chief replied, «I am quite willing to give my daughter to you in marriage. May we derive inspiration from Hanumans ideal life of Brahmacharya! This may be due to heat in the body, or the pressure of loaded bowels or bladder on the seminal bags. The present ordination vow is to abstain from all sexual intercourse as long as life shall last.
But generally, in common parlance, passion means lust or a strong sexual appetite. Jnana only will intensify Prem and make it lasting. You must stick to one place throughout Sadhana period.
Then only the sex attraction will gradually die. One day Santanu went into the forests, close to the banks of the Yamuna, for hunting. He came across a handsome maiden. He said to her, «Who are you? The Akhanda Brahmachari If you can remain as an Akhanda Brahmachari, an unbroken celibate, for a period of twelve years, you will realize God immediately without any further Sadhana. According to yoga philosophy, the postures are merely preludes to deeper states of meditation that lead us toward enlightenment, where our minds grow perfectly still and our lives grow infinitely big. Mental repetition of this formula will give you strength.