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Don't You think Advaita philosophy is a good attraction and encouragement for a beginner in spirituality?

Posted on: 20/04/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Paadanamaskaaram, Swami. On hearing the Advaita philosophy, one gets a lot of encouragement and excitation with full energy because one feels that he is God. Swami, don’t You think that this is a good attraction and encouragement of the soul to take interest in spiritual line and to get some detachment from this worldly materialism?]

Swami replied:- In order to attract a devotee to the temple, as a sort of encouragement, will you offer a bottle of wine to the devotee? The wine also gives a lot of attraction and encouragement with excitation...

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What is Your internal sense in Your following statements?

Posted on: 17/04/2024

Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Paadanamaskaram, Swami. Today is Shri Raama Navami. You told to us several times the following joke — “I have established the two most important concepts: i) Importance of the contemporary human incarnation and ii) The sacrifice of fruit of work to the contemporary human incarnation...

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Swami answers devotees' questions

Posted on: 13/04/2024

1. Can I request Your help?

[Shri Praveen asked: Hello Swami, for past four years, I had tough time in my life. I need Your guidance to overcome it. Please can I request Your help.]

Swami replied:- Everyday, for half an hour, please recite the following mantra “Shri Aanjaneya Shri Subrahmanya”. You must...

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Swami answers questions of Shri Satthi Reddy

Posted on: 13/04/2024

1. Will a debt bond develop with the girl when masturbation is done imaging her?

[Shri Satthi Reddy asked: Mee PaadaPadmalaku Namaskaram Swamiji. Swamiji, a person who is addicted to masturbation, is theoretically visualizing and creating the illusion of his or her opposite gender in mind, and with his or her hand practically releasing semen by doing so forcefully, it means he or she loses his or her energy. Will Runaanubhandha happen to that girl or boy. Please explain, Swamiji.🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏]

Swami replied:- There is no debt-bond in such false imaginations...

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What is the good aim of maintaining silence in the epics, ignoring the inner scenarios?

Posted on: 13/04/2024

Smt. Sudha Rani asked: Pada Namaskaram Swami! Thank You Swami for elevating zero as valid number by adding Your kind Grace to my invalid life. Swami, All the Epics state that demons are killed by Contemporary Incarnations as they are rigid to reform, inspite of knowing the true path. How was King Dhritarastra is different from those demons and why was he exempted from Lord Krishna's mission...

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Does Kunti also have bonds with money and children?

Posted on: 13/04/2024

Smt. Sudha Rani asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, Thank You Swami for granting peace in my life. Please remove my ignorance for these questions. Kunti does not seem to have putreshana and dhanesana since she accompanied the cunning King...

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What is the mission carried out by Lord Shri Venkateshwara?

Posted on: 13/04/2024

Smt. Sudha Rani asked: What is the mission carried out by the Human Incarnation, Lord Shri Venkateswara amongst Dushta Shikshana, Shista Rakshana and propagation of Gnana? The Lord in the form of Shri Venkateswara is said to have transformed into an idol, unable to bear the quarrel between His wives, Lakshmi and Padmavati. What is the meaning of this action of God? What is the truth that the Lord...

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How can we correlate Avidya, Avarana, Vikshepa, Mala and Adhyasa to understand oneness of God?

Posted on: 13/04/2024

Smt. Sudha Rani asked: Regarding current spiritual disputes, how can we correlate Avidya, Avarana, vikshepa, mala, adhyasa in the context of misunderstanding one God as a source present in all God forms of different religions...

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Please comment on the following statement by a Hindu Guru.

Posted on: 13/04/2024

Smt. Sudha Rani asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, Thank You Swami for enlightening me. Swami! A Guru learnt from a Hindu spiritual mission called the Hindu nation to unite first and then to become 'Narsimha'. His idea is, currently Hindus need to face/ kill double the Hiranyakashipus, who says that he alone is God. People should only worship him, leaving behind all other God forms. Please correct this version...

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What is total sacrifice in the case of a devotee having both self-earned and ancestral properties?

Posted on: 13/04/2024

Shri Surya asked: Dear Swami, what is total sacrifice (sarva karma phala tyaga) in the case of a devotee who has both self-earned property and ancestral property? At Your Lotus feet, surya]

Swami replied:- When somebody has both ancestral and self-earned properties...

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Are the people living south of Vindhya Dravidas and those living north of Vindhya Aryas?

Posted on: 13/04/2024

Prof. JSR Prasad asked:- Sāṣṭāṅga namaskāraṃ Swami. In Satyaanveshi presented by YouTube, the speaker says that people living towards south of Vindhya mountains are Dravida race whereas, people living north to Vindhya mountain are Arya race. How to deal with this topic? At Your holy lotus feet

Swami Replied:- Some people always want to divide the people by such false statements...

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Swami answers questions of Shri Divakara Rao

Posted on: 12/04/2024

1. How did Sages conclude that the bond with a spouse is stronger than that with children?

Shri Divakara Rao asked: Padanamskaram Swami, Please clarify below mentioned doubts Swami. Sages thought that bond with spouse was stronger than bond with children and with wealth when they approached God Rama to get tested. Can You please explain to me...

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Swami answers questions of Shri Satthireddy

Posted on: 12/04/2024

1. If the loan is completed and that person lives in that family, will the fascination disappear?

[Shri Satthi Reddy asked: Mee Paada Padmalaku Namaskaram Swamiji🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏, Swamiji, in the Runaanu Bandha concept, If the loan is completed even though the person lives in that family, the fascination will disappear? If he or she still lives with them even after clearing the loans, it means we are giving loans to them. What is the sign that the loan is cleared or not. Some people say that he or she will move away from them automatically...

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Why are Dharma, Ardha and Kaama Kaaryams needed to be done at certain specific times?

Posted on: 12/04/2024

Shri Abhiram Kudala asked: Padanamaskaram Swamy. Swamy I heard about Dharma Kaaryam, Ardha Kaaryam, Kaama Kaaryam. And Dharma Kaaryam needs to be done in the morning, Ardha kaaryam needs to be done in the afternoon, Kaama kaaryam needs...

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Swami answers questions of Shri Soumyadip Mondal

Posted on: 12/04/2024

1. Can we say a devotee's luck is Swamiji's grace alone?

[Shri Soumyadip Mondal asked: Luck is said to be loser's excuse for winner's position. Phani sir says devotee's horoscope is decided by swamiji. We know the horoscope decides the luck of someone. So, can we say a devotee's luck is Swamiji's grace only?? By Soumyadip Mondal]

Swami replied:- Swami’s grace is also based on the horoscope of the devotee because...

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How to Answer the Allegations About the Ancient Indian Caste System?

Posted on: 11/04/2024

Prof. JSR Prasad asked:- Sāṣṭāṅga namaskāram Swami. In YouTube, I have seen some videos presented by ‘Satyaanveshi’. In these, he criticized bitterly Brahmanas for their supreme position and public respect. How to answer his allegations about the ancient Indian caste system? -at Your holy lotus feet

Swami Replied:- Every human being is a mixture of merits and sins and is presented as mixture in the Gita (Aniṣṭamiṣṭaṃ miśraṃ ca). The above question has partly merits and partly defects. The merits are that the criticism on Brahmanas by Satyaanveshi is correct...

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Can we have a mental attachment to the success of work in God's mission?

Posted on: 05/04/2024

Shri Durgaprasad asked: Paadanamaskaram Swami, Krishna preached mental detachment to the fruit while doing work to reduce mental tension (Karmanyevaadhikaaraste maaphaleshu) in worldly life. Swami, my understanding with reference to Nivrutti is that one shall be fully attached to the success of work with full emotions while doing God's work and the verse 'Karmanyevaadhikaaraste' is not applicable in Nivrutti...

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What if a person suffering from mental insanity wastes food and hurts others?

Posted on: 05/04/2024

Shri Abhiram Kudala asked: Padanamaskaram Swamy. Swamy, can we apply the quote "Knowingly or unknowingly if we touch fire it hurts" during the below situation as well? What if a person is suffering with mental insanity (Manasika Pichi in Telugu who generally gets treated...

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Please explain the meaning of Madhu and Khaitabha.

Posted on: 05/04/2024

Shri Satthi Reddy asked: Mee Paada Padmalaku Namaskaram Swamiji, 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 Swamiji, I heard a story of Madhu Kaitabha in Devi Bhagavatham. They were born from Lord Vishnu's ear wax, and they got boons from Aadi Shakti. Swamiji, please explain the meaning of Madhu and Khaitabha. They also live in Rasathala, and the preacher told that one should give words in happy situations...

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Swami answers questions from Ms. Geetha Lahari on suppression of ego

Posted on: 05/04/2024

1. When a devotee gets compliment for doing God's work, how to take the compliment without getting ego?

[Ms. Geetha Lahari asked: Paadanamaskaram Swami, Swami, when a devotee gets compliment in doing God's work, how to enjoy/ take the compliment without getting ego? Below Your Divine lotus feet, Geetha Lahari.]

Swami replied:- If you think that God has done...

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