Sikhi on Family Planning

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Gurus never induldge in kaam but they said that sex should after your marriage. [There is no text or passage one can find stating sex to be ONLY for the creation of life, which is only one purpose for this expression between a married couple]

Guru Gobind Singh also abolish the concept of kaam.

ਕਾਮ ਕ੝ਰੋਧ ਹੰਕਾਰ ਲੋਭ ਹਠ ਮੋਹ ਨ ਮਨ ਸੋ ਲਯਾਵੈ ॥
काम कढ़रोध हंकार लोभ हठ मोह न मन सो लयावै ॥
Keep your mind unattached from lust, anger, greed, insistence and infatuation.

Ang 1345, Line 13.

In olden times, the problem of family-planning did not exist. Even today in areas where population is scanty and resources adequate, family-planning is not necessary. This does not mean that excessive indulgence in sex becomes desirable. The Gurus told their followers to exercise self-control and to regulate sex sensibly. The Gurus recommended the middle way between self-indulgence and abstinence. Excessive sex was taboo as it led to sorrow and sickness.

Sikhism accepts the common-sense approach to family-planning. It is for the couple to decide whether they want family-planning or not, and in case the answer is in the affirmative, the mode or technique thereof. Family-planning may be necessary for health of the partners or the nursing or up-bringing of existing children. However, natural methods of contraception are preferred to artificial methods and devices. Even so, family-planning should not be under-taken without competent medical advice and supervision. There are no injunctions in Sikhism against the use of contraceptives. Abortion is a taboo in many cultures, as it is often considered an interference in the creative work of God. Similarly, experimenting with embryos and genes is discouraged. although not forbidden. Contraception for the purpose of avoiding the results of illicit sex is also forbidden (such as in the case of "paid sex," "extra-martial sex" etc.)

ਦੇਖਿ ਕ੝ਟੰਬ੝ ਮੋਹਿ ਲੋਭਾਣਾ ਚਲਦਿਆ ਨਾਲਿ ਨ ਜਾਈ ॥

देखि कढ़टढ़मबढ़ मोहि लोभाणा चलदिआ नालि न जाई ॥
daykh kutamb mohi lobhaanaa chaldi-aa naal na jaa-ee.
Beholding your family, you are lured away by emotional attachment, but when you leave, they will not go with you.

Guru Amar Das, Ang 64, line 19.