Celibacy/Abstinence/Expert Profile

Ian Abram Clark

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returns 12/31/2018

I can answer questions to all those who are curious about the celibacy challenge, to those who doubt that celibacy is possible, and to those need tips concerning the pitfalls of an abstinent life.

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I've been interested in sexual restraint for several years now, and as of mid-March of 2006, became a strict celibate.


I am a brother in the Brotherhood of the Sacred Word.


I am a webmaster and frequent contributor for the inspirational "celibacy.info" and currently working on co-authoring "The Bliss of the Celibate" with Julian Lee (a celibacy guru of some fame). I have a book written in Chinese and published in China, called 《我不是老外》 or "I'm Not a Foreigner" which explores questions of parenting and growing pains.


I'm a confirmed Buddhist under the master Chuanzhen Fashi in Nanjing, China. I've visited and studied under the great Karunamayi in Penusila, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Ramani01/13/17101010The process of reading and reflecting on .....
skodnuc01/13/12101010Well said...i feel appreciated...thanks bro .....
Srikanth01/25/11101010Thank you so much!
Frank08/17/10101010Thank you very much, Ian.

Recent Answers from Ian Abram Clark

2017-01-06 Terrible digestion:

Hi Richard! Thanks for your question, and sorry I'm late. I live in a remote area.    Your question can be summarized as this:    "Can IBS be cured with something other than just celibacy?"    We'd so

2017-01-02 Thrilled you are back_young aspiring yogi:

Greetings Ramani!    Great to get your question. I apologize for being so late, but I've moved to a high mountain in the Alps and I don't use this email often.    Wow! You have many questions. I've read

2015-01-01 Various questions:

OM Brother    1 How important is it to wake up before 6am at brahmamuhuratha (4am to 6am) for maintaining Celibacy?    - It depends on if you're having a problem with night losses. If  you are, you can

2014-12-30 Hello!:

Hello AJ!    Great to get your question. I hope my response doesn't find you too late - I'm in the process of moving. I see you're a fellow Ohioan :)    In general it's best not to tell detailed stories

2012-01-08 masturbation and pranic energy:

Namaste! I'm glad to get your questions. Your text will be indexed and I'll give my answers and comments between.    >Im Skod 23 yo...Im addicted to pornography and masturbation..Masturbating since 10yo


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