Thus the wise living entity's pure consciousness becomes covered by his eternal enemy in the form of lust, which is never satisfied and which burns like fire. In lust there is reliance upon the object of sense and consequent spiritual subordination of the soul to it, but love puts the soul into direct and co-ordinate relation with the reality which is behind the form. The Latin for extravagance Latin: The Brahma Kumaris teach that sexuality is like foraging about in a dark sewer.
For the yetzer, like Satan, misleads man in this world, and testifies against him in the world to come. The Torah is considered the great antidote against this force. Thus, in lust there is the accentuation of separateness and suffering, but in love there is the feeling of unity and joy However, this activity was soon outlawed by the Roman Senate in BC in the decree Senatus consultum de Bacchanalibus. Uncontrollable expression of sexual lust, as in rape or sexual addictionis an evil. Yetzer HaRa is often identified with Satan and the angel of death,  and there is sometimes a tendency to give a personality and separate activity to the yetzer.
Prophet Muhammad also stressed the magnitude of the second glance, as the first glance towards angeschaltet attractive member of the opposite sex could be just accidental or observatory, the second glance could be that gate into lustful thinking. Through them lust covers the real knowledge of the living entity and bewilders him. As fire is covered by smoke, as a mirror is covered by dust, or as the embryo is covered by the womb, the living entity is similarly covered by different degrees of this lust. Though, like all things which God has made, the yetzer hara evil inclination can be manipulated into doing good: However, when sexual desire is separated from God's love, it becomes disordered and self-seeking. In lust there is reliance upon the object of sense and consequent spiritual subordination of the soul to it, but love puts the soul into direct and co-ordinate relation with the reality which is behind the form.
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