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YOU ARE NOT COMPENSATED IN ANYWAY BY PUNISHING YOUR ENEMY
Posted on: 03/02/2018

Shri Anil asked: 1) You say that revenge shall be left to God. On the other hand you say that badness shall be opposed. How can you correlate these two?

Swami replied: Both these concepts are not mutually contradicting and you have retained both these concepts as per the context. If you are walking in your path, you may find a quarrel between two parties and you are not related to any party in anyway. Generally, people overlook such quarrels and go on their own way. This is wrong because you must oppose bad and protect good as servant of God, which is the divine quality of God. You must stop there and enquire both the parties to find out justice without any partiality since no party is related...

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DATTA SANDESHA ASHTAKAM (MESSAGES OF GOD DATTA)
Posted on: 03/02/2018
  • Concentrate on justice always.
  • Avoid the three gates to hell (illegal sex, violence by hurting and killing good living beings and greediness for illegal earning by corruption for yourself and your-family).
  • Follow only one path, the path of devotion to God from the beginning of Pravrutti (worldly life) till the end of Nivrutti (divine life)...

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UPADESHAAMRUTAM CONTD...
Posted on: 26/01/2018

35) Ahimsaa dharmavalabhih, pashutvam na pashurmatah,

Nivruttavapi karshet tvaam, shishyaakarnaya me priya!

My dear disciple! Listen Me. Non-violence is the roof of the justice. The animal nature shall be killed and not the animal! If you succeed in pravrutti, God will drag you in Nivrutti also.

[The greatest sin is violence (ahimsaa paramo dharmah), which means hurting or killing any good living being. People have misunderstood that animals are to be killed in sacrifice done for God. The Veda says that the animal to be killed is the rigid ignorance and stupidity of the animal-nature and not the actual animal...

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DATTOPANISHAT: CAHPTER-3: VISHNUDATTOPANISHAT
Posted on: 26/01/2018

Prathama Anuvaakah (First part): 1) Vishnu Datta is the real Brahmin. A Brahmin is not by birth, but, by real knowledge of God or Brahman (Brahma nayati iti Braahmanah). The real knowledge of God is that God is unimaginable and energetic incarnation in the upper world or human incarnation on this earth is the unimaginable God Himself due to perfect merge. Sage Atri was born as Vishnu Datta. Sage Atri could not salute Datta being His father. Hence, Atri was born as Vishnu Datta to salute to the holy feet of Datta. He is called as Vaidika, which does not mean a particular sect in the caste of Brahmins. Any soul, which takes the Veda as authority for recognizing God is Vaidika...

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DATTOPANISHAT: CHAPTER-4: DHARMOPANISHAT
Posted on: 26/01/2018

Prathama Anuvaakah (First part): 1) The cow surrendered to God Datta is the deity of justice, who is none other than the deity of death or Yamadharma Raaja. The cow is clean and white like the justice without any sin. Yama means control of senses and this is the important justice that prevents any sin. Sinless nature is also called as Anaghaa. The deity of justice is nothing but the nature of God Datta, which acts as judge. The deity Yama sits as judge and analyzes the deeds of souls to differentiate into sins...

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FOUR DEPARTMENTS OF DIVINE ADMINISTRATION
Posted on: 15/01/2018

Shri Durgaprasad asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, 1) You said that after Jesus crucifixion, Mohammed removed the concept of Human incarnation whole together at that time. But any Human incarnation can save Himself, as Krishna saved Himself from demons many times. Can you please explain. At your lotus feet, -Durgaprasad

Swami replied:- In such case, how do you explain the silence of Krishna, when He was shot dead by a hunter? When the hunter was repenting Krishna consoled him not to repent since it happened as per the divine program of God (Himself called as Vidhi). The reason behind this is that Krishna wanted to leave this materialized body...

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UPADESHAAMRUTAM CONTD...
Posted on: 13/01/2018

18) Upamaarupakabhrantih, bhedaamshaih saa nivartate,

Tasyopamaanashunyam cha, shishyaakarnaya me priya!

My dear disciple! Listen Me. By knowing the fundamental differences between God and soul, the illusion created by simile and metaphor is removed. Moreover, comparison to God is not available.

[Spiritual knowledge is easily understood if similes related to daily worldly life are given. The simile (Upamaalankaara) is identified mainly by the word ‘like’ (like is called as upamaavaachaka as found in ‘moon like face’...

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UPADESHAAMRUTAM
Posted on: 11/01/2018

1) Uktam paramahamsena, shukopyaakaasha vartmagah,

Adyaapiti matam viddhi, shishyaakarnaya me priya!

My dear disciple! Listen Me. Shri Paramahamsa told that sage Shuka is still travelling in space. Understand the meaning of this.

[No soul can cross the space because the link between the generator-unimaginable God and generated imaginable space is unimaginable. Unless this link is crossed, you can’t touch unimaginable God. The space can’t exist in God before its generation. If it existed, it is not generated. Hence, God has no space or volume in Him...

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DATTA SAMAADHAANA SUTRAM: CHAPTER-15 CONTD...
Posted on: 04/01/2018
30) Upamaanopameyayoradvaitamiti chenna dvitiya bhedaat.
You shall not argue that the two compared items are one and the same. It is not correct because the second item always exists separately.

[Opponent:- The awareness creating the imaginary world is Eshwara. The awareness participating in the imaginary world is incarnation. The awareness in the awaken state is unimaginable God with worldly activity and the same without worldly activity is awareness in meditation state...

Theorist:- There are seven states for any soul or awareness:- 1) Awaken state in which awareness exists while the nervous system and brain are functioning. ‘I’ is an idea by which the soul is linked to world, which (world) is a total composite of matter, energy and awareness...

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EGO & JEALOUSY DON’T ALLOW FAITH IN HUMAN INCARNATION AS GOD
Posted on: 28/12/2017

Shri Kishore Ram asked: During a long discussion with Shri Karthik and Shri Hrishikesh, we noticed the following point:- 1) In the control of doing sins, You have told that either fear for punishments (bhaya) or love to God (bhakti) must be there. In my practical experience, I find bhakti is more powerful in such control. In bhakti also, taking human incarnation as God is giving more effective result. Please elaborate on this practical aspect useful for the spiritual effort.

Swami replied: Selecting bhakti over bhaya itself indicates that the soul having such experience is really a blessed soul since such spiritual aspirant is in the rare Nivrutti line. This point itself proves that one in millions only belongs to this line in which sinful attitudes are controlled...

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DATTA UPANISHATS: CHAPTER 1 - ANAGHOPANISHAT
Posted on: 26/12/2017

[Shri Datta Swami composed four Upanishats in Sanskrit using Vedic meters. Each Upanishat is again sub-divided into four parts and each part is called as ‘Anuvaaka’. We are presenting below the translation in the form of explanation of each hymn (verse) done by Shri Datta Swami Himself. – Dr. C. Annapurna, Prof. of Hindi, Central University, Hyderabad]

Anuvaakah (First part): 1) Datta is defined as the unimaginable God given to humanity through a medium and Datta is that divine personality on seeing whom, you will not see anybody or anything...

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DATTA UPANISHATS: CHAPTER 2 - KAALABHAIRVOPANISHAT
Posted on: 26/12/2017

Pradhama Anuvaakah (First part): 1) Faith associated with knowledge is Kaalabhairava. He is seated on the dog, which represents faith. The four Vedas follow God Datta as four dogs. Hence, Kaalabhairava represents faith obtained through knowledge or sharp-deep analysis, which is not blind faith. It is not faith with rigid ignorance whereas it is faith attained after doing perfect analysis. The faith is based on reason and not based on blind ignorance...

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DATTA SAMAADHAANA SUTRAM: CHAPTER-15 CONTD...
Posted on: 25/12/2017
27) Na chaivam Brahma chidajnaanaat jiva iti vaachyam saadrushyaat.
You shall not argue that God, the awareness, became every ordinary soul since it is not true because it is only similarity.

[Opponent:- Awareness is God. God became every soul due to His ignorance like a person entering the dream due to his ignorance. When the person in dream awakens, he becomes original awaken person. Similarly, this soul on leaving ignorance awakens and becomes original God. The conversion of soul into unimaginable awareness by merge with Eshwara leads to impossibility.

Theorist:- We must always remember that all the points mentioned regarding a soul are only the points of similarity with God. In simile, points of difference also exist based on which you must differentiate soul from God...

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GOD ALWAYS STRONGLY RECOMMENDS FOR POSITIVE ACTIVITY
Posted on: 24/12/2017

Shri Kartik asked: 1) [The following is an argument based on Your teachings in a forum - “Whenever a soul wants to attract other souls it is only out of a desire for fame, which has its root in egoism. If one makes himself a zero, he will become the hero, since the grace or power of God enters into him.”

Argument from opponent: "Someone is outraged at something. They have a good and worthwhile cause but realize that alone it will be impossible to realize it and together with others...

Swami replied:- My comment means the attitude to be present in the theoretical phase, which provokes anybody to do its related action. Of course, when you do an action for fame, the root of which is always ego, such action may have the required force of intention in the duration of its practical implementation...

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WILL GO BACK EVEN BEHIND STARTING POINT ON DOING SINS WHILE TRAVELLING IN SPIRITUAL PATH
Posted on: 19/12/2017

Shri Kartik asked:1) Can you please explain the quality of fearlessness and how it’s relevant in the spiritual path?

Swami replied:- Fearlessness is required initially as self-confidence before putting effort in the spiritual path. The monism of Shankara gives such initial kick before starting the spiritual journey. But, this alone is not sufficient because if that alone continues in you, you lose seriousness in the effort since you feel that you are already God and further effort is useless. This leads to overconfidence and subsequent ego, resulting in your downfall. Fear for the inevitable (theory of unimaginable domain is the basis of such inevitability...

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DATTA SAMADHANA SUTRAM: CHAPTER 15 CONTD...
Posted on: 18/12/2017
19) Na vishishtasya bahutvamiti vaachyam bahutvenaiva vishishtaat.
You should not argue that speciality is multiple since multiplicity of knowledge itself is speciality.

[Opponent: Speciality of knowledge of human incarnation can’t be standardized since the liking of receivers is in many ways. Due to this multiplicity of psychology of receivers, you can’t call any specific knowledge as special knowledge. In such case, how to identify the human incarnation by a standardized special knowledge?

Theorist:- The Veda says that God speaks special knowledge (Prajnaanam Brahma). The prefix ‘pra’ means special or excellent, which is specific to God and also specific to a set of receivers. It is specific to God in its excellent presentation without spoiling the ultimate truth and at the same time, it is specific to a set of receivers so that such receivers assimilate...

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DATTA SAMAADHAANA SUTRAM: CHAPTER-15 CONTD...
Posted on: 18/12/2017
25) Na cha Advaitamubhayoriti vaachyam saadrushyaleshaat.
You should not argue for monism between God and ordinary soul due to little comparable similarity.

[Opponent:- You may reject us to compare unimaginable awareness with imaginable awareness. But, the awareness of Eshwara is imaginable since Hiranyagarbha was also an individual soul created in the beginning of this creation and hence can be said as the ordinary imaginable awareness or soul leading to monism between God and ordinary soul.

Theorist:- Unimaginable awareness means that some unimaginable item is doing the work of knowing some object. Here, work (kriyaa) and working element (kaarakam) exist separately. When you are comparing imaginable awareness to unimaginable awareness, the common point of comparison is awareness or work done in the process of knowing. The working elements are imaginable and unimaginable...

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OMNIPOTENT GOD WILL NEVER LEAVE THIS WORLD TO ITS FATE
Posted on: 17/12/2017

Shri Kartik asked: 1) Suppose a person who is used to eating meat since childhood onwards cuts and eats an animal, it is not sinful for him since he does not know it is wrong. But if someone who has been raised as a vegetarian since childhood onwards (such as a temple priest) eats meat at a later time in life, it is definitely sinful for him because he is doing a sin with full knowledge. This is what one of my relatives feels. Please clarify Swami.

Swami Replied: If you touch fire with your finger due to ignorance thinking that it is red light, will the finger be burnt or not? The sin is not subjective since it is purely objective. The sin arises due to the suffering of the animal or bird (object) you kill and not due to your ignorance or knowledge (subject). When everybody knows that the animal or bird cut is suffering a lot in leaving its life, I don’t understand about the so called ‘ignorance’ mentioned by you. While walking, if your foot step kills an ant, you can use this word ignorance since it is without intention. In killing a bird or animal with knife, there is not even an iota of ignorance...

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AIM IS TO WARN HUMANITY AGAINST SINS SEEING SUFFERING OF EVEN DIVINE PERSONALITIES
Posted on: 16/12/2017

Shri Anil asked: 1) When divine actors like Rama, Sita, Lakshmana etc., act in roles to preach an ideal to humanity, do they suffer really in their punishments? 2) Is there possibility of realization, repentance and non-repetition of sin in the case of these divine actors also?

Swami Replied: 1) An actor while acting in a role may really suffer by real identification with that role and then we say that the actor lived in the role. Such type of acting is essential in a cinema since such acting will lead to the success of the cinema and the actor may be rewarded more. But, there is no such necessity in the case of divine actors...

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NOBODY WILL BE PUNISHED UNNECESSARILY IN GOD’S CONSTITUTION
Posted on: 15/12/2017

Questions on the Ramayana from Smt. Devi w/o Dr. Nikhil

1) Why is it necessary to understate the sacrifice of Lord Rama, in order to prove the greatness of Lakshmana?

[Question by Devi: You have repeatedly stated that the apparent injustice done to Sita was nothing but the punishment for her verbal abuse of Lakshmana, who was one of the highest devotees and an embodiment of purity and sacrifice. You have mentioned of Lakshmana’s sacrifice, when he left his wife...

Swami Replied: Rama was leading family life in the hut and whether children were born or not born is in no way concerned with the main point that while Rama was with family life, Lakshmana watched outside the hut without family life. This point makes the test more severe so that omniscient Rama wanted to examine mind of Lakshmana whether Lakshmana even thought about this in any fraction...

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