ब्रह्मचर्य प्रतिष्ठायां वीर्यलाभः ॥३८॥
brahma-carya pratiṣṭhāyāṁ vīrya-lābhaḥ ||38||

[RS] 2.38 Performing each action with an awareness of a higher ideal (brahma-charya) engenders tremendous strength.

[JW] 2.38 As soon as he is grounded in abstinence from incontinence, he acquires energy.

[SS] 2.38 By one established in continence, vigor is gained. [p137]

[EB] 2.38 Upon the establishment of celibacy, power is attained. [p264]

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(ब्रह्म, brahma) = God; the absolute
(चर्य, carya) = to change; to transform; to transition; to move; to walk
(ब्रह्मचर्य, brahmacarya) = transitioning to an awareness of the absolute; to be a monk; hence also frequently connotes celibacy
(प्रतिष्ठायाम्, pratiṣṭhāyām) = fixed; permanent stable
(वीर्य, vīrya) = life force; vitality; strength; force
(लाभः, lābhaḥ) = require; achieve