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CLASSIFICATION OF DEVOTION TO GOD
Posted on: 14/01/2022

Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked:- Basically, how to classify the types of devotion to God?

Swami replied:- There are two types of classifications of devotion and each classification has two types vertically divided and other two types horizontally divided. The vertical classification is the less important left side column of theoretical devotion (knowledge or Jnaana Yoga and devotion or Bhakti Yoga) and the right side-more important column of practical devotion or Karma Yoga...

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HOW TO CONTROL THE COMMON ENTERTAINMENT LIKE WATCHING MOVIES TO TRAVEL IN SPIRITUAL LINE?
Posted on: 14/01/2022

Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked:- Seeing cinemas and reading novels related to worldly matters is the common entertainment of everybody in the society at present. How to control this by the soul intending to travel in spiritual line?

Swami replied:- In fact, unnecessary gossip with friends, seeing worldly cinemas and reading worldly novels are the three hindering factors in the progress of spiritual path, which are the modified forms of the three heavenly dancers called Rambhaa, Uurvaashii and Menakaa, who were used to spoil the penance of sages. If the devotees are unable to control themselves from the influence...

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MESSAGE OF ADVICE ON SANKRANTI FESTIVAL
Posted on: 14/01/2022

1) Nā'tmastutiśca nindā ca, svapne'pi Brahmadūṣaṇam ।
sadhairyaṃ prastutaṃ buddhvā, jīvo jīvatu sarvadā ।।

[One should neither condemn the self nor appreciate the self because both are states of psychological excitation. One shall keep his/her mind in normal balanced state always, which is the best for mental as well as physical health. One shall not criticize God even in dream. One shall always live with confidence or courage, which does not mean ego-based pride. One shall always think about the present...

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SWAMI, WHAT IS THE REASON FOR THE LIBERATED SOULS ALSO GETTING ENTANGLED IN WORLDLY DIFFICULTIES?
Posted on: 09/01/2022

[A question by Shri PVNM Sharma]

Swami replied:- Liberated soul means the soul, which is not touched by the happiness or misery in the world even though the soul is surrounded by happiness and misery in the world. It does not mean that the soul, which is away from the happiness and misery of the world is a liberated soul. Liberated soul means the soul, which is in the fire, but not affected in anyway by the fire. If a soul...

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SWAMI, PLEASE ACCEPT ME AS YOUR DISCIPLE.
Posted on: 08/01/2022

Shri Jayesh Pandey asked: 1. Dandvat pramaanam Datta Swami! May more people come to know about You and Your divine knowledge. And everyone become the recipient of Your forgiveness, love and grace. Datta! When our mind, representing Ma Sita, is trapped inside the worldly pleasures cage, deeming to be called Ashoka Vatika, it goes through so much pain and hardships. It weeps for Your help...

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SWAMI ANSWERS SHRI JAYESH PANDEY'S QUESTIONS
Posted on: 04/01/2022

1. Please tell me how should I intensively devoted to Hanuman ji?

[Shri Jayesh Pandey asked: Dandvat Pranaamam Swami ji! May You shower Your blessings on all, and take us all beyond the Maya for serving You unconditionally. Swami, You advised me for being intensively devoted to Hanuman ji. Please tell me how should i do it, for You call him Your brother so You know Him personally and about the qualities He likes to be in His devotees. Please do tell...

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HOW CAN I THINK ABOUT GOD WHEN I NEED TO FOCUS ON WORK?
Posted on: 04/01/2022

Dipayan Banerjee: Swamiji, My humble salutations at Your lotus feet. My name is Dipayan, I am a friend of Bandi Bharath Krishna Reddy (one of Your devotees). I got to know about You from him. I have seen his life closely, and how frustrated he was at some point in time, but after receiving Your knowledge he is so happy and filled with energy. I have been reading Your amazing commentaries on various...

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PRAYER ON SWAMI BY SMT. SUDHA
Posted on: 04/01/2022

Smt. Sudha Rani: Apology to Swamy by Sudha: జయగురుదత్తస్వామి. పాదనమస్కారం స్వామి. పరమ యోగులకు, ఋషులకు, దేవ, గంధర్వ కిన్నెర, కింపురుషులను జీవులెందరిని నీవు సృష్టించుకున్నావో, వారందరికి దుస్సాధ్యమైన అత్యంత నిగూఢమైన ఆధ్యాత్మిక ఙ్ఞానమును ప్రసాదించి మా జన్మలు పునీతం చేశావు తండ్రీ! స్వయంగా నీవు కళ్ళెదుట కనిపించడానికి నీ దృష్టిలో నా మీద ఎంత దయ యోగ్యమని భావించావో దేవా! అథమాథమైన నా ఇరుకైన హృదయంలో నీవు నివాసం ఏర్పరచుకుని...

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DID RAMA ALSO SHOW US HOW TO BE A CLIMAX DEVOTEE?
Posted on: 04/01/2022

Shri Bharath Krishna asked: Padanamskaram Swami, Kindly answer the following questions of mine. Thank You so much for patiently answering all my petty questions. Swami, generally Shri Rama, the Human Incarnation of God, is considered to be an ideal for any human being's pravritti life but not nivritti life. Most of the time, even You have written about Gopikas whenever You had to explain...

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DOES THE HUMAN BEING COMPONENT OF HUMAN INCARNATION ONLY HAVE DREAM AND DEEP SLEEP STATES?
Posted on: 04/01/2022

Shri Bharath Krishna asked: Swami, I read the following paragraph from Your book "Divine Discourse - 21", page no-27. "The mother of Krishna was telling the story of Rama to Krishna so that Krishna can enter into sleep. When the story came up to the point that Ravana stole Sita, immediately Krishna awoke, crying, asking Lakshmana to give the bow for a fight (sometimes, the dream state reverts back into an awakened state due to strong ideas). This cry of Krishna was from the subconscious...

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WHY ARE HELL AND HEAVEN HIDDEN FROM HUMAN BEINGS?
Posted on: 04/01/2022

Shri Bharath Krishna asked: Swami, can I know the reason why You have hidden hell and heaven from Human Beings? Kindly answer these questions of mine Swami. If I have asked anything wrong...

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TRAILOKYA GITA: ASHTAADASHAADHYAAYAH - EIGHTEENTH CHAPTER
Posted on: 03/01/2022

Trailokyā Uvāca:-

1) Sarvajña Bhagavan Datta, Yogamārgāya mānavaiḥ |
Ke ke jñeyāḥ viseṣāṃśāḥ, brūhi saṅkṣipya sadguro! ||

[Trailokya spoke:- O Omniscient God Datta! O Divine Preacher! What are the special points to be taken care of for travelling in the path of Yoga by human devotees...

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TRAILOKYA GITA: SAPTADASHAADHYAAYAH - SEVENTEENTH CHAPTER
Posted on: 30/12/2021

Trailokyā Uvāca:-

1) Dattātreya Vibho! Veda, Kṣīrasāgara mandara! |
Pāpināstikato yogam, brūhi sarvaṃ bhuvaṃ gata! ||

[Ms. Trailokya asked:- O Lord Dattātreya! You are the mandara mountain that churned the Veda-milk sea to bring out the divine nectar like essence of spiritual knowledge. You have come down to the earth to distribute it. Please explain the path called Yoga starting from a sinful atheist...

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CAN YOU PLEASE EXPLAIN THE MEANING OF MAHAMRITYUNJAYA MANTRA?
Posted on: 29/12/2021

Shri Martin Evind asked: Dear Swami, would You please explain Mahāmrityunjaya Mantra and is repeating this mantra (knowing the English translation) appropriate to use with sincere devotion for physical and mental healing...

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HOW TO REACT TO PEOPLE HAVING NEGATIVE THOUGHTS?
Posted on: 29/12/2021

A question sent through Shri Nithin Kumar. Arati satavekar Belgavi asked: Pādanamaskāram Swami, here is my question. What if we always go into a bad situation and people we meet also have negative thoughts? meaning even if we don't think anything bad about anyone but still we get to meet people who have negative thinking...

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HOW IS THE BLISS ATTAINED IN DEVOTION TO GOD DIFFERENT FROM THE WORLDLY BLISS?
Posted on: 29/12/2021

Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked: Pādanamaskāram Swami, According to Bhagavad Gita, the soul, self or atman, is indestructible and eternal (2.18). It neither slays, nor can it be slain (2.19). It is never born and it never dies. After coming into existence, it never ceases to be. It is nitya (always), sasvatah (permanent) and purana (very ancient) (2.20). It does not suffer, nor can it be tainted. At the time of death it does not die, but leaves...

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PLEASE ACCEPT MY OBEISANCES DATTA.
Posted on: 29/12/2021

Shri Jayesh Pandey asked: Lying down completely flat in front of Swami, I put my head in Swami's feet, my hands holding Swami's legs. I humbly surrender all the good and bad qualities that i have, at Swami's feet. Accept my obeisances Datta. You are Brahma, the giver of Vedas, the eternal truth. Your mere presence around me can make me realize the eternal truth and make me liberated. How can i not come to You directly...

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WHAT IS THE HIDDEN MEANING OF A STORY IN WHICH BRAHMA AND VISHNU FOUGHT OVER THEIR SUPREMACY?
Posted on: 29/12/2021

Shri Jayesh Pandey asked: Dandmat Pranaamam Datta, with You standing on me like You stood on the demon in Your Nataraj form. There's a story (katha) I've heard from Vaktas and its also mentioned in Yajurveda, pardon if i have mistaken. It is about the time in which Brahma ji and Vishnu ji starts fighting over their supremacy and then Shiv ji intervening in between takes the form of huge endless pillar of fire. Please tell us the hidden meaning about this katha, if it happened and if it did, were all the three forms of You, Datta...

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WHY DO PEOPLE WORSHIP SHAKTI?
Posted on: 29/12/2021

Shri Jayesh Pandey asked: Dandmat Pranaamam Datta, with my head on one of Your right toe and Your other leg beneath my heart, lying down flatly at Your feet. Datta, why people worship Shakti? You also gave the deeksha to bhagwan Parshurama of Devi Tripura Lalita Sundari, although she is the purusha embodied in female form, when he came to You for Brahma Jnana. Please shower Your divine grace...

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PLEASE GUIDE US FOR SENDING OUR CHILD IN YOUR SERVICE.
Posted on: 29/12/2021

Smt. Chhanda Chandra and Soumyadip Mondal asked: Pada namaskaram Swami. Oh the divine propagator of spiritual knowledge, for the last few years a thought has been is continuously lashing on my mind. Only now I felt that it is the right time to express the same before You as no one else in this world can guide me in the right direction. We want our child (Samadrito who is 9 years old now) to be in the sacred divine mission...

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