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Requesting to kindly pray for me to solve my health issues.

Posted on: 02/07/2024

Shri Subramanian R asked: Namaskaaram Swami! I am Subramanian R, a 24 year old currently in Bangalore. I am facing a lot of medical issues. Requesting to kindly pray for my improvement Swami. By Subramanian R

Swami replied:- You pray to God Hanuman and...

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Will God be affected by the first abuse of the fascinated devotee?

Posted on: 02/07/2024

Shri Anil Antony asked: Paaadanamaskaaram Swami, Please give response to the following questions. At Your Divine Lotus Feet-anil. When a devotee fascinated to his own religion abuses the God of other religion (first abuse), and when a follower of universal religion retort back by abusing the God of fascinated devotee, such abuse will not touch the internal God present in the form of God and God does not mind it. The normally observed abuses are...

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As it is said, the present is in our hands, what is God's will in human effort?

Posted on: 02/07/2024

[Shri Praveen Nageswaran asked: Regards, Praveen]

Swami replied: ‘Present in our hands’ means that we shall not brood over the past and dream about the future. We shall concentrate on our present work only. If God wills to give a fruit to you (since God feels that you are deserving)...

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Is it true that women after five months of pregnancy should not enter a temple?

Posted on: 02/07/2024

Smt. Aruna Jyothi asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, I am hearing frequently from my family that Pregnant Women after 5 Months should not enter the temple and also should not light a diya even at home puja mandir. What is the reason if this is true?...

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If a song from Bhakti Ganga is heard, I am unable to chant the name of God. Is it a mistake?

Posted on: 02/07/2024

[Shri PVNM Sarma asked:- While chanting the name of God, if a devotional song from Bhakti Ganga composed by You is heard, I become unable to chant the name of God. Is it a mistake?]

Swami replied:- Singularity or plurality in spiritual line is good and singularity or plurality in worldly line is bad. The main point is that whether you are in spiritual line or worldly line, people often mistake singularity to be better than plurality...

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How does the conversion of a person from one religion to another become a sin?

Posted on: 02/07/2024

[Prof. JSR Prasad asked:- Swami, You told that different religions are like schools preaching in different media or languages. Then, how conversion of a person from one religion to another religion becomes a sin? This question has reference to Your answer given for a latest question asked by Shri Anil regarding Mother Theresa.]

Swami replied:- When a Christian is converting a Hindu into Christianity, there is necessity for him to show some merit in the conversion. Such merit is not regarding the medium or language because the Christian preacher...

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Reply to the poem 'Dedication to the Infinity, my Sadguru, my Swami' of Smt. Chhanda

Posted on: 30/06/2024

Swami replied:

Avataara means descending from the highest to lowest level,
You, the soul, ascended to highest level of practical devotion,
Hence, God becomes the servant of devotee in this dualism,
O Chhanda Master! I get the highest pleasure in serving you...

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Would You like to comment on a miracle happening in Hindupuram?

Posted on: 30/06/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, in A.P., Satya Sai District, Hindupuram, opposite to Saraswati Vidya Mandir School, a poor family lives and from the feet of a very small statue of Shirdi Sai Baba in their house, water is continuously flowing and sacred ash is falling from the statue. Will You comment on this miracle?]

Swami replied:- The water is flowing continuously from two months. Devotees from a near by temple of Shirdi Sai came and examined this miracle by sitting there during the entire day time. They took the statue into their hands and wiped the statue strongly with a cloth and held the statue in the palm. The water flowed down along the hand. They again wiped the statue and placed on a towel. The towel was drenched...

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Does saving money as an asset not provoke parents to earn more through sinful corruption?

Posted on: 29/06/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, in answering my latest question, You told that it is better to save money as fixed deposits or permanent assets to give to children in their grown up age. Does this not provoke parents to earn more money through sinful corruption?]

Swami replied:- I never told that the parents should grow their earnings through sinful corruption. What I told is that they shall save within the limits of their justified earnings. If the parents want to give a hundred rupees...

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Swami, Why did You send Your children to government schools?

Posted on: 29/06/2024

Ms. Thrylokya asked:-  Swami, You have sent Your children to government schools only, even though You were working as a Professor. Why?

Swami replied:- The management of private schools swallow Rs.90,000 and pay only Rs.10,000 to the teachers from the one lakh fee paid by you. Instead of this, you pay Rs.30,000 to a tuition teacher directly and save Rs.70,000 with you as Fixed Deposit...

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What is the way to control watching movies so that one can divert to God?

Posted on: 29/06/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, my friends say that they are unable to control to see the movies in the TV. What is the way to control this so that they can divert themselves to God?]

Swami replied:- (i) It is better to see the devotional cinemas based on God or based on life histories of devotees so that devotion increases directly. This is equal to reading the Shrimad Bhagavatam regarding the Gopikas and God Krishna. (ii) There are some movies, which are social but God enters in a human form with present modern dress to lead the story as the hero. If you see these pictures...

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What advice shall be given to a person under worldly depression?

Posted on: 29/06/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, one of my close friends is telling me that she is often attacked by worldly depression. What advice shall be given to her?]

Swami replied:- The involvement in worldly affairs must be minimized as far as possible so that one can escape from worldly depression. If you expose yourself to the cold atmosphere frequently, you will catch running nose...

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Swami answers questions of Shri Anil

Posted on: 29/06/2024

1. A Muslim devotee, Zakir Naik, says that even Mother Teresa would go to Hell by virtue of being non-Muslim. Swami, kindly respond.

[Shri Anil Antony asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, Please give responses to the following questions, At Your Lotus Feet-anil. A muslim devotee Zakir Naik says that even Christians such as Mother Teresa would go to Hell by virtue of being non-Muslim. On being asked whether ‘righteous’ and ‘good’ non-Muslims such as Mother Teresa would still go to Hell, he replied, “There are four ways of going to Jannah...

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What should one do when anger and frustration build up inside him?

Posted on: 29/06/2024

Shri Jayesh Pandey asked: Padanamaskaram Swami Ji! What should one do when anger and frustration starts building...

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Does God reside in the souls and guide all the actions of souls?

Posted on: 29/06/2024

[Shri Durgaprasad asked: Paadanamaskaaram Swami, 1) Myself and a devotee of Krishna were engaged in a discussion and were unable to understand a verse from Gita - "Ishvara Sarva Bhuutaanaam..." that the Supreme Lord is situated in everyone's heart and is directing the wanderings of all living entities. My questions related to this verse are as below:

a) This verse contradicts other verse from Gita - "Na kartrutvam Na karmaani..." that God is not responsible for soul's actions. How to correlate the two verses?]

Swami replied:- Mediated God Datta is sitting at the center of this world made of five elements. Bhuuta here means...

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Miraculous experiences of J.S.R. Prasad

Posted on: 29/06/2024

[By Prof.JSR Prasad]

Sāṣṭāṅga namasakaram Swami. I would like to share some miraculous experiences with Your kind permission.

[24-02-2024] Double promotion in service: I worked in C-DAC, Bangalore between 2001 and 2006. In 2006, I joined the University of Hyderabad as a lecturer with 5.5 years of experience. After completing a 1-year probation period, I have been waiting for my past service to be considered for promotion, allowing me to advance to the next level in my career. There are three levels of promotion between an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor. However, for about 9 years, my past service was not considered due to technical reasons...

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You earlier said that there are three types of people. Is it a single path divided into three steps?

Posted on: 25/06/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, recently while answering Shri Soumyadip Mondal, You told that there are three types of people. Is it a single path like a straight line divided into three steps?]

Swami replied:- You have asked a good question. There are three types of people:-

(1) Worldly people:- 0% devotion to God and 100% worldly fascination – fixed ratio. These people will go to heaven or hell or both generally, based on their good and bad deeds.

(2) Middle people:- 0.1% to 100% devotion to God and 100% to 0.1% worldly fascination...

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Kindly explain the real meaning of the Gayatri mantra with regard to the movie songs once again.

Posted on: 25/06/2024

[Smt. Chhanda asked:- Paadanamaskaaram Swami, please clarify the following doubts: In last Saturday’s Satsang, You explained very beautifully the real meaning of Gayatri mantra w.r.t. the movie songs. Every detail You brought out from real meaning to protection from God. I will request You once to kindly explain it once again.]

Swami replied:- The priests in the beginning of Kali Yuga were ignorant of the meaning of the Veda and hence, they became egoistic and foolish. Due to this, they suppressed all females and all lower castes by denying Upanayanam and Gayatri, thinking that these...

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When people are spiritually very advanced, will they not accept contemporary human incarnations?

Posted on: 25/06/2024

Smt. Chhanda asked:- In continuation to my earlier question, regarding the sequence of ten incarnations, I would like to know once again that even though people were spiritually very advanced, You had to appear in the form of a Fish, then as Tortoise and so on. Could it not happen just by simply coming as human incarnation as they could have accepted more easily? Their ego and jealousy were minimum then. But now the case is different as ego and jealousy...

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Is it good for parents to spend on their children satisfying their desires in their childhood?

Posted on: 25/06/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, this is a question purely in Pravrutti. Is it good for parents to spend on their children satisfying their desires in their childhood?]

Swami replied:- i) Mother and father shall not give to their children whatever the children ask. If the parents give like that, the children will become spendthrifts (Julaayi) and when they grow up, they will spend for whatever they like and will not save money...

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