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WHY DO SOME REALLY VERY GOOD PEOPLE SUFFER?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

You think that a person is very good because of his nice gentle character. There are even cheats, who appear very soft and nice. There are very good...

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WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY TRIPUTI?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Triputi means the knowledge of the three items: the Lord who is the goal, the path to please the Lord and yourself. The true knowledge of these...

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IF THE LORD IS PLEASED BY OUR SACRIFICE, IS HE NOT A SADIST?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

The real love requires the unhappiness by sacrifice. In such sacrifice one feels happy since he has sacrificed to the Lord. You take a mother for...

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DO THE SCRIPTURES PREACH SILENCE AND CONTROL OR PRAYERS AND EXPRESSION?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

In the first stage, a servant is sitting and singing songs in praise of the owner without doing any work. He is asking for remuneration for his song...

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WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF PEOPLE IN THE WORLD?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

There are five types of people in this world. The first type people have real love towards God and sacrifice practically to Him. The Lord rewards...

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WHY DO YOU NOT PREACH A PATH ACCEPTABLE TO ALL?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

In spirituality, the majority always goes to hell. The Gita says that only one in thousands can reach the God. Even that one person will reach the...

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WHY ARE PEOPLE RELUCTANT TO FOLLOW YOUR PREACHING, THOUGH IT IS THE TRUTH?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Such people are incapable of doing practical sacrifice. But they want to reach the Lord. Therefore they think that the flowery path will take you to...

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WHERE DO ALL THE DEITIES (DEVAS) EXIST?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

The Veda says “Yavateervai Devataah” which means that all the deities are present in the Sadguru who can preach the true meaning of the...

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WHY IS LORD DATTA BECOMING FAMOUS, THESE DAYS?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

In the previous ages people were of a high spiritual standard. There was not much need for preaching divine knowledge. Even if there was a small...

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WHY ARE THE TESTS OF DATTA SO SEVERE?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Datta conducts preliminary tests first and then only conducts the final test. Only the final test is severe. Therefore Datta does not conduct severe...

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HOW DO YOU CORRELATE ASTROLOGY AND THE THEORY OF KARMA?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Astrologers say that you get troubles due to the movement of planets. This means that you do not get troubles due to your previous sins. Therefore...

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WHY DO PEOPLE GENERALLY TURN TO SPIRITUALITY ONLY IN THEIR OLD AGE?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Death can come to anybody at any time. It is an arrow that is haunting everybody in this world. In oldage, death is very near. Thus an old person is...

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IS IT TRUE THAT A SANYASI ALONE CAN GET SALVATION?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Scholars catch the direct train for salvation and take Sanyasa [stage of renunciation, monkhood] directly from Brahmacharya [stage of celibate...

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WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY MEDITATION (DHYANAM)?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Some people say that meditation is sitting with perfect silence without any process of thought. Such a contention is meaningless because it...

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SHOULD WE WATCH HOW THE SADGURU SPENDS THE DONATED MONEY?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

This statement is not correct. Once you decide Him as Sadguru, you must have 100% belief that He is God. If you have any trace of doubt, then He is...

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IF THERE IS NO PROOF FOR THE EXISTENCE OF HELL, HEAVEN AND THE WORLD OF GOD, WHY SHOULD WE WASTE OUR LIFETIME IN THESE THINGS?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

This universe is infinite. I am unable to show the existence of these super worlds to you. I accept my incapability. But you are also incapable of...

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CAN YOU PLEASE GIVE SOME ENCOURAGEMENT ON THIS DIFFICULT PATH?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Let me encourage you at the very out set itself by stating that the Lord will encourage you by giving you an infinite number of human rebirths and...

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IS REMOVAL OF IGNORANCE THE SAME AS REALIZATION OF BRAHMAN?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

Shankara said “Jnanadevatu Kaivalyam”, which means that one can achieve the grace of the Lord through divine knowledge. Ignorance...

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ARE FORMAL SCRIPTURAL STUDY, RITUAL WORSHIP AND MEDITATION ESSENTIAL FOR DISCOVERING THE SELF?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

The study of scriptures is like studying a subject through a correspondence course. The scriptures contain the total truth. But the correct way of...

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WHAT SHOULD BE THE MOTIVATION FOR A SPIRITUAL ASPIRANT TO EXCEL IN HIS CAREER AND WORLDLY INTERACTIONS?
Posted on: 04/02/2005

The materialistic field (Pravritti) consists of the day-to-day interactions in the world. The spiritual field (Nivritti) consists of the interaction...

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