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DATTA VEDA - CHAPTER.10: ANALYZING THE INCARNATION OF UNIMAGINABLE GOD
Posted on: 14/01/2017

[30-03-1993, 5.00 pm] Soul may be God as per Shankara. Soul may be part of God as per Ramanuja. Soul may be totally disconnected from God as per Madhva. But, the reality is that soul is awareness whereas God is unimaginable beyond awareness and hence not awareness. God is neither non-inert awareness, nor inert energy and nor inert matter. He is beyond all this imaginable creation made of matter, energy and awareness, in which both visible and invisible components exist. God is unimaginable and hence invariably invisible. But, you should not mistake God to be invisible component of imaginable creation. Light is visible component of imaginable domain (creation). X-ray is invisible component of imaginable...

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DATTA VEDA - CHAPTER.9: FOUR PREACHERS OF VEDANTA (PART-1)
Posted on: 10/01/2017

[30-03-1993, 4.30 am] Shankara, Ramanuja and Madhva are not only scholars but are also preachers (Gurus). A scholar always concentrates on telling the truth and condemning the false concept irrespective of the benefit or loss to the receivers. A preacher always concentrates on the immediate practical uplift of the receiver to the next step irrespective of the truth of the concept. The preacher also knows the true knowledge like the scholar. The preacher hides or twists a true concept in view of the immediate practical benefit...

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DATTA VEDA - CHAPTER.9: FOUR PREACHERS OF VEDANTA (PART-2)
Posted on: 10/01/2017

[30-03-1993, 1.00 pm] Datta Swami,The fourth Preacher:The three divine preachers told one point in common, which encourages any human being at least to a very little extent that God and soul are made of the same common material called as awareness. The common material of awareness is inevitable because God is selected as the imaginable item of creation only since the existence always needs its experience as imaginable item. You can’t select unimaginable item as God, which is always beyond experience since it is always beyond any extent of even the deepest imagination. Absence of experience leads to doubt non-existence and hence, God was never said as unimaginable by the three preachers since existence of any unimaginable item...

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UNIMAGINABLE DIFFERENT FROM INFINITE
Posted on: 01/01/2017

Shri Anil asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, 1) Swami! In Your recent message You mentioned that this universe is infinite and its boundary is invisible but imaginable as the core is. Due to presence of unimaginable God around the boundary one will never reach the boundary of universe to see its edge. If core and edge of universe is imaginable then if a radius is drawn from center of universe to its edge, such radius shall be definable and measurable since it passes through imaginable domain. In such case the end point is also definable. Atheist may argue...

Swami Replied: 1)You cannot bring finite and infinite to the unimaginable domain (God). The reason is that you cannot make distinction between two unimaginable items since any number of unimaginable items become only one unimaginable item. Since you can distinguish infinite (universe) from finite (a tree), both these infinite...

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AWARENESS SEPARATED FROM EXISTENCE OTHERWISE EVERY ITEM OF CREATION HAS AWARENESS
Posted on: 06/11/2016

[Objections raised by a forum user to Swami’s teachings (as propagated by a devotee)]

1) Quote: The Higher Self to you is God to me; we just use different terms. We can use any number of words to point out the ultimate reality. However, the ultimate reality is beyond the most subtle of thoughts or imagination. It is completely unimaginable.

Objection - Based on that, the remainder of your comments would then seem to demonstrate a considerable imagination. In any case, all well and good...

Swami’s replies to objections listed above are as follows: 1) Swami replied: Self means awareness. Self-awareness means awareness of thoughtless awareness, which is experienced in meditation where you dissolve all thoughts and be aware of your pure awareness. Awareness is specific work form of inert energy...

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ENERGETIC INCARNATION STARTING POINT OF ENTIRE PHILOSOPHY INSTEAD UNIMAGINABLE GOD
Posted on: 10/10/2016

Shri Prasad asked: Can you please elaborate more regarding the entry of unimaginable God in to human form through energetic form only and not entering the human form directly?

Swami replied: First, at the very outset, I give a straight answer which is that when unimaginable God entered the first created energetic form called Datta (Narayana), then no human being or no soul in energetic body also existed to understand the entry of unimaginable God into energetic form called Datta. The explanation of the direct entry of unimaginable God into Datta...

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SCIENTIST STOPS WITH ENERGY AND PHILOSOPHER WITH UNIMAGIINABLE GOD
Posted on: 26/01/2016

[Answer to Shri Anil’s Question No.6 (in Message on January 10, 2016) Continues Part-3]

Shri Swami replied: When we do the scientific analysis of infinite space, Myself and the scientist should have open mind. Open mind means that both of us should not have prefixed conclusions of the concept. The analysis means the research done by both of us together with mutual co-operation like friends to find out the truth without any prejudice and bias and with firm belief that the final truth investigated by both of us will benefit both at the end. I am sure that the scientist...

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SINGLE CHARACTERISTIC OF GOD IS THAT HE IS UNIMAGINABLE & EXISTS
Posted on: 26/01/2016

[Answer to Shri Anil’s Question No.6 (in Message on January 10, 2016) Continues Part-4]

Scientist: 1) The cosmos has certain parameters of its definition like boundaries, composite of finite particles etc. What are the characteristics that you can attribute to your unimaginable domain? Even for an infinite item, we can say that it should be homogeneous without internal gaps having no boundaries around which space can exist....

Shri Swami: 1) Our single characteristic of God is only that God is unimaginable and exists. We are not bothered about finite or infinite concepts, which require spatial dimensions. We are involved in this discussion to prove that the cosmos or space is finite in the absolute sense...

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ULTIMATE CAUSE CANNOT BE INERT
Posted on: 22/01/2016

[Part-2] Shri Anil asked: In the context of your answer to my previous question No. 6 (in Message on January 10, 2016), why should not we treat the energy itself as the infinite?

Shri Swami Replied: In such case, there is no God and this energy itself stands as infinite without its cause. This energy itself stands as the ultimate cause. The energy creates other forms like matter and awareness, in association of which, this whole cosmos is created with different items. Energy maintains and dissolves the cosmos finally and this is acceptable. The energy becomes the ultimate...

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COSMOS BOUNDARY GOT IMAGINABLE ON ONE SIDE & UNIMAGINABLE ON OTHER SIDE
Posted on: 10/01/2016

[2016-01-10]  Reply From Shri Datta Swami to Questions from Mr. Anil: 6) God exists at the boundary of the universe. However one can never reach the boundary. That means that God is not achieved. Then atheist may argue that since he is not reaching the boundary practically then God will not even exist there at all.

Swami Replied: The boundary means one item on one side and the other different item on the other side. Boundary of the ocean means water on one side and the different soil on the other side. If on both sides water alone is present, it is no more the boundary of the ocean. If soil alone is present on both sides...

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GOD CANNOT BE SHOWN THROUGH PERCEPTION
Posted on: 03/11/2015

Padanamaskaram Swami; An atheist commented on Swami's knowledge as below. Bold sentences are Quotation from Swami's message, below which his questions are given. Kindly enlighten with us with Your response.

Questions from: Soluresk Dianar Turissmont (TuryCury)

Quote from Swami's message: 'Science means the perfect unbiased analysis of all the items and concepts of the imaginable creation.'

1) Objective perfection is unachievable because objective perfection is an unrealistic concept. Also, How do you know that everything was Created and wasn't just brought into existence by quantum fluxuations and energy?

Shri Swami: Whether the object is perfect or imperfect is determined by the perfect scientific analysis. Even if the object is imperfect, it is decided as imperfect by the scientific analysis. The imperfection may lie with the object but not with the analysis. We do not say that world is unreal and henc...

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IMAGINABLE QUALITY CAN NEVER ENTER UNIMAGINABLE GOD
Posted on: 07/10/2015

[Replies to Dr. Nikhil's Enquiries] Shankara stated that God has no attributes (Nirguna). Ramanuja said that God has all the good attributes (Saguna and Kalyanagunavishishta). Both these statements look contradicting each other. But, if you analyse carefully, both the statements are one and the same. The relationship or association of even a rigid quality with God is always external like the yellow thread of a married lady. The yellow thread is only externally associated and can be separable very easily. But, the yellow thread is never separated...

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ABSOLUTE TRUTH EXISTS ALL THREE TIMES
Posted on: 05/10/2015

Shri Anil asked: How can you say that God is non-existent (Asat)?

Shri Swami Replied: In the Gita, God Himself said (Sadasat chaahamarjuna) that He is not only existent (Sat) but also non-existent (Asat). I will just give a tautology of Sat and Asat to be applied not only to God but also to the world. The Gita says that God is both existent and non-existent. In the Gita, elsewhere also, same point is stated that God cannot be told as either existent or non-existent (Nasat tat naasaduchyate) Simultaneously, the Veda says that this world is existent...

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GOD NOT TO BE CRITICISED IF CREATION IS GOOD
Posted on: 30/09/2015

Dr. Nikhil asked: God is completely fulfilled and contented completely as said by the Veda (Purnamadah...). How can there be boredom in His case? It is a superimposition of the concept of this imaginary domain on Him, which cannot fit in the unimaginable domain.

Shri Swami replied: God is fully contented as said by the Veda elsewhere also (Aptakamasya kaa spruhaa?). The Gita also says the same (Na me parthaasti..., Naanavaaptam...) that there is nothing to be obtained or not obtained. Yet, God keeps Himself engaged in work (Varta evacha karmani—  Gita). Now, the point is that if somebody is bored due to lack...

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PROPERTIES OF HUMAN BODY NEITHER DISAPPEAR NOR AFFECTED WITH ENTRY OF GOD
Posted on: 29/09/2015

Shri Ajay asked: Shri Shirdi Sai Baba is not liked by some traditional Hindu priests for His non-vegetarian food and the habit of smoking through the pipe called Hukka. Please explain this point.

Shri Swami Replied: The habit of non-vegetarian food was a created story by non-vegetarians to have the support from Baba for their sin. Of course, the divinity has no link with the food habits and external culture. Shri Rama, the Lord in human form, was also a non-vegetarian. Shri Baba used to supply the non-vegetarian food for the non-vegetarian guests. Even Jesus and Mohammed...

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NERVOUS SYSTEM ABSENT IN GOD
Posted on: 22/09/2015

[Back Ground: Dr. Nikhil’s Questions] Shri Anil asked: You said that there are three types of wishes: 1) Zero wish in which the mechanism and material are unimaginable, 2) First wish in which mechanism is unimaginable but the material is imaginable and 3) Subsequent wish in which the material and content are imaginable. Is third type of wish, the wish of God?

Shri Swami Replied: You have asked very sharp question. Your intellectual potential is very high because you hail from the native place of Adi Shankara in Kerala state! I have classified these wishes based on the structure of wish...

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IMAGINABLE AND UNIMAGINABLE CO-EXIST IN MIRACLE
Posted on: 14/09/2015

[Replies to Questions of Dr. Nikhil] ‘Tat Sat’ is the Vedic statement, which means that ‘that exists’. The word ‘that’ is a pronoun about which no detail is known except its existence (Astityeva... Veda). The pronoun does not give any knowledge of that. For the details to be known, a noun follows it. When we say ‘that horse’, the pronoun ‘that’ indicates only an item existing there and the noun ‘horse’ gives all the details of that. Mere pronoun does not give the knowledge of the item. Therefore, the word ‘that’ only gives the information about the existence...

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GOD SANCTIONED PROCESS OF CREATING IMAGINARY WORLD
Posted on: 04/09/2015

1. What is the problem for You if I say that the first wish of God to create the world is a ‘zero’ wish (the background and content material are unimaginable)? Then, subsequently, the first creation appeared, which is the inert energy. By this, the first creation need not be first wish.

Shri Swami replied: There is no problem at all in your proposal provided this creation is not the wish of God. If you take the real world, every item in the real world and its production is not the wish of anybody. But, if you take your own imaginary world, every item of the imaginary world is a wish. When this real world...

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GOD CREATED ENERGY AND AWARENESS, WHICH ARE ABSENT IN HIM
Posted on: 03/09/2015

[Replies to Dr. Nikhil’s Questions] You need not separate the unimaginable domain and imaginable domain in the aspect of differentiating the farmer as the property of God and latter as the property of the individual soul. Both domains are the properties of God only. The individual souls being part and parcel of imaginable domain also become the property of God. The unimaginable domain is different from the imaginable domain...

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SPONTANEOUS TENDENCY OF UNIVERSE IS TOWARDS IRREGULARITY
Posted on: 03/09/2015

[Replies to Dr. Nikhil’s Questions] We are standing in the imaginable domain and we are part and parcel of the imaginable domain only. We can never enter the unimaginable domain. What all we speak is spoken by us standing in the imaginable domain only. We can speak about the unimaginable domain based on the scripture, which is also an authority (Shabda Pramana) of knowledge. Of course, this authority is based on the inference...

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