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IS SHUNYA VAADA APPLICABLE IN BOTH DEEP SLEEP AND MAHAPRAYLAYA STATES?
Posted on: 21/12/2021

Shri Anil asked: Buddhist’s Shunyavada says nothing exists. However, You refuted it saying that something shall exist to experience that nothing exists, which is awareness or soul. Now, based on this, even though world and God exists, if a soul goes to deep sleep, in that state nothing exists for the soul and the soul itself also does not exist to experience anything since it has gone to basic inert...

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SWAMI ANSWERS SHRI ANIL'S QUESTIONS
Posted on: 21/12/2021

1. Is it true that attending a function being performed on not good muhurta day will harm those who attend it?

[Is it true that attending a marriage function or house warming function or any other auspicious function which is not fixed to a good muhurta or not in a good Nakshatra day will harm those who attend these functions? If so what is the way out...

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HOW TO BE ALWAYS WITH POSITIVE ENERGY?
Posted on: 19/12/2021

Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked: Pādanamaskāram Swami, How to be always with positive energy and how to always avoid negative energy?

Swami replied:- Awareness and its modes called thoughts are modifications of energy only. Thoughts linked to the divine goal of God are always positive and thoughts linked to world are always...

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HOW TO PRAY TO GOD SO THAT ONLY GOOD PEOPLE WILL BE STRENGTHENED?
Posted on: 19/12/2021

[Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked: By praying to God, "Loka Samastha Sukhino Bhavantu" which means 'Let the whole world be happy', am I strengthening the terrorists, rapists and all sinners who are also part of the world? How to pray in such a way that only good people should be strengthened?]

Swami replied:- If you pray that all should be happy, it is a big hypocrisy because by saying this lie, you want to please the public and also God so that both will have good impression on you. It is a lie...

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HOW IS INNOCENCE THE ROYAL GATEWAY FOR IGNORANCE AND IS SIMULTANEOUSLY LIKED BY GOD?
Posted on: 19/12/2021

[Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked: Swami, You recently said that innocence is the royal gateway for ignorance. But, previously You said that God likes innocence in us and we should never show intelligence before God. But, we need intelligence to analyse the knowledge given by God. Please correlate these sentences. At Your Divine Lotus Feet, Laxmi Thrylokya]

Swami replied:- These sentences shall be taken in their proper contexts:- 1) Innocence is the gateway for ignorance:- This means that your innocence, which is lack of sharp analysis, is the gateway...

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PLEASE GIVE ME DIKSHA FOR SPIRITUAL PROGRESS.
Posted on: 19/12/2021

[Shri Anup asked: I want to progress in spiritual achievement also I need connecting with siddhas please give me Diksha or mantra it has been 18 years I am in search for guru. By, Anup]

Swami replied: Spiritual path is not like the worldly path in which you can achieve the goal through a Guru or through a Mantra. Mantra means a line in prose or poetry or song that attracts your mind spontaneously...

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PLEASE ACCEPT MY PRAYERS.
Posted on: 19/12/2021

Shri Jayesh Pandey: Namaskaram Swami Ji! Please accept my wishes and accept me as Your ordinary servant, giving me a place near Your holy feet. I dont have a Sadhguru for guidance, who can take...

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TRAILOKYA GITA: SHODHASHAADHYAAYAH - SIXTEENTH CHAPTER
Posted on: 17/12/2021

Trailokyā Uvāca:-

1) Datta Sadguṇavārāśe, praśaṃsārhā'smi natvaham |
Hindavasyeva kiṃ sādhyaḥ, vaiśvo mata samanvayaḥ? ||

Ms. Trailokya asked:- O God Datta! You are the ocean of good qualities. I am not eligible for Your praise. Is it possible to unite all worldly religions like the sub-religions of Hinduism?...

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IS THE CASE OF ENEMIES BECOMING CHILDREN ALWAYS UNIVERSAL TO EVERY HUMAN BEING?
Posted on: 14/12/2021

Shri Anil asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, In one of Your message it was mentioned that children were bitter enemies in the previous birth and has now taken birth as our children. In previous birth we scolded God for not punishing them and now we are praying to God to protect them! Swami is this case always universal to every human being?, i.e., enemies becoming children? It is also mentioned in Ashtavakra Gita that the mother of a son become the wife of the son...

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HOW TO UNDERSTAND YOUR STATEMENT THAT GOD IS NOT PLEASED IF WE DIVERT OUR ESSENTIAL WORLDLY WORK TO GOD'S WORK?
Posted on: 14/12/2021

Smt. Priyanka asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, You said that God is not pleased if we divert our essential worldly work to God’s work. He only sees whether a soul has used all the energy and time other than the worldly work without any wastage for the spiritual line of God’s work or not. But at the same time, You also said in an older discourse that when our activities of pravrutti are transformed...

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SWAMI ANSWERS SHRI BHARAT KRISHNA'S QUESTIONS
Posted on: 14/12/2021

Shri Bharath Krishna asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, I have a question for which I am trying so hard and so desperate to find an answer. In fact, it is with this question that I came to You hoping that I would find an answer. Actually I got half of the answer. First I will explain the question that I previously had before coming to You and then the fresh question that came up in my mind after learning a little bit of Your knowledge. Before meeting You, I attended a Bhagavadgita camp. That's where I seriously...

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DOES THE SOUL COMPONENT OF THE INCARNATION OF GOD HAVE A SEPARATE IDENTITY APART FROM LORD DATTA?
Posted on: 14/12/2021

Shri Bharath Krishna asked: Padanamskaram Swami, Thank You for being with me and continuously guiding me with infinite amount of love and patience. I have the following few questions, kindly answer these for me Swami. Shri Krishna was able to enjoy the Devotion of Radhamma, actually He was mad for Her Devotion. Shri Rama enjoyed the Devotion of Lord Hanuman who behaved as His Servant. Even now You saw Shri Satya Sai Baba...

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PLEASE REVEAL THE REASONS LEADING THE HUMAN BEINGS TO UNTUNE TO THE VOICES OF NATURE.
Posted on: 14/12/2021

Smt. Sudha Rani asked: Padanamaskaram Swamy! Thank You Swamy for allowing us in Your esteemed spiritual world, YOU being the Empire of all the worlds. My question regarding the awareness of humans. Please enlighten me, why we are ignoring the light? It's often told that humans lost their sensitivity of awareness unlike the other animals around us. For example, in tsunami none of the animals died except the few, which were tied. The account of dead humans was in reverse. Is that true, because the animals can tune to the voice of nature they could...

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DOES YOGA MAAYA COVER GOD DUE TO WHICH GOD BECOMES INVISIBLE AND UNIMAGINABLE TO SOULS?
Posted on: 14/12/2021

[Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked:- Swami, Does it mean that Yoga Maaya or the unimaginable power of God covers God due to which God is invisible and unimaginable to all the souls (in continuation with Your previous answers to my questions)? Are Maayaa and Atma Maayaa are one and the same?]

Swami replied:- Ātma Māyā means My Māyā. Both Māyā (world) and Yoga Māyā (unimaginable power) belong to God only and hence, the word Ātma Māyā may refer to Māyā or Yoga Māyā, which is decided as per the context. Here, in this verse of the Gītā (Sambhavāmyātma māyayā)...

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TRAILOKYA GITA: PANCHADASHAADHYAAYAH - FIFTEENTH CHAPTER
Posted on: 14/12/2021

Trailokyā Uvāca:-

1) Dattocyate mahat satyaṃ, vācā sulabhayā tvayā|
Kuto yajñe ghṛtaṃ dagdhaṃ, śabda mātraiva kiṃ śṛutiḥ?||

Ms. Trailokya asked:- O God Datta! You are speaking greatest truth in simplest language. Why is the ghee burnt in sacrifice even though ghee is said to be promoter of intelligence in Ayurveda medicine? Is the Veda recited by priests in rituals confined to mere word-recitation only and is it not necessary to reveal...

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REAL GOD AND UNREAL WORLD IN THE LIGHT OF REALITY?
Posted on: 11/12/2021

[A question by Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya]

Swami replied:- Actually, God is real and world is unreal. But, the unreal world is gifted by God with the absolute reality of God so that God wanted to enjoy this world with full entertainment. Anything equally real alone can give full and real entertainment. The soul is entertaining...

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CAN YOU PLEASE ENLIGHTEN THE PLANNING OF INTEREST AND FOLLOW UP ACTION?
Posted on: 11/12/2021

[A question by Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya]

Swami replied:- Follow up action can be planned, but, interest can’t be planned. After loving a girl, follow up action can be planned to attain that girl. But, loving the girl itself can’t be planned because love or interest is spontaneous...

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CAN WE BE CONCERNED WITH THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOAL WHILE FOLLOWING THE LAW OF ATTRACTION?
Posted on: 11/12/2021

Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked: While following the law of attraction (which says believe and you shall receive), can we be concerned with the righteousness of goal?

Swami replied:- Certainly, the law of attraction exists with every human soul, but, within the possible human limits. If somebody is very much attracted to the high post, he/she will certainly achieve the post since such achievement...

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DOES GOD SEE THE NEGATIVE QUALITIES OF THE SOUL IN CLIMAX DEVOTION?
Posted on: 11/12/2021

Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya asked: In Nivritti, in climax of devotion, does God see at the negative qualities of the soul as we see the nature of the hunter devoted to God Shiva?

Swami replied:- If the negative qualities are confined to God only, there is no problem for God from the devotee. But, if the negative qualities harm the world, the devotion will change the devotee to become a good person devoid of those negative qualities that harm the world. The hunter is the greatest devotee of God Shiva and there is no trace of doubt in this as told by Shankara...

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IS GOD REALLY HIDING WITHIN EVERY SOUL USING HIS YOGA MAAYAA?
Posted on: 11/12/2021

[A question by Ms. Laxmi Thrylokya]

[Swami, this question is regarding the verse 7.25 in Gita -

" nā'haṁ prakāśaḥ sarvasya yoga-māyā-samāvṛtaḥ
mūḍho 'yaṃ nābhijānāti loko mām ajam avyayam"

Some preacher interpreted the meaning like below -"God descends in this world by virtue of His Yogmaya energy and reveals His divine pastimes, His divine abode, His divine bliss and love on the Earth plane. However, the same Yogmaya power...

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