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What is the equivalent of the Hanuman-Subrahmanya mantra to the followers of other religions?

Posted on: 16/12/2022

Shri Anil asked: Swami You have given Hanuman-Subrahmanya mantra for us. For a Muslim or a Christian who do not believe in such divine forms, what will be equivalent mantra? with regards, anil

Swami replied: You can pray to God of your religion. The external...

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Swami answers questions by Shri Ganesh

Posted on: 16/12/2022

1. Why are Brahma Sūtrās referred as Nyāya Prasthāna?

[Shri Ganesh asked: Padanamskaram Swamiji, Why are the Brahma Sūtrās known as Nyāya Prasthāna? At Your divine feet, Ganesh V]

Swami replied: The various statements in the Upanishads appear to be contradicting each other. Through the Brahma Sutras, Sage Vyasa gave the logical analysis to remove these apparent contradictions and correlate them. Nyaya is another word for logic...

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What is the inner meaning of 'why to fast when the bridegroom is with you'?

Posted on: 16/12/2022

Shri P. Surya asked: In the Bible, it is said that why to fast when the bridegroom is with you. What is the inner meaning here?

Swami replied: In any group of items, the important item denotes God as we see in Bhagavad Gita that God tells He is the Moon in the stars etc. Similarly, in a marriage function, the important item is the bridegroom...

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Diipaavali - Jnana Diipaavali (Bhajan)

Posted on: 15/12/2022

Dīpāvalī-Jñānadīpāvalī, Dīpāvalī-Bhakti Dīpāvalī

दीपावली-ज्ञानदीपावली, दीपावली-भक्ति दीपावली (पल्लवी)
Dīpāvalī-Jñānadīpāvalī, Dīpāvalī-Bhakti Dīpāvalī (Chorus)

Nights of lights-knowledge nights of lights
Nights of lights-devotion nights of lights...

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Swami answers questions by Smt. Priyanka

Posted on: 15/12/2022

1. Why did Lalita always support Radha's love to Krishna?

[Smt. Priyanka asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, Among the Gopikas, why did Lalita always support Radha's love to Krishna and chose to keep quiet about her love for Krishna? At Your divine lotus feet, Priyanka]

Swami replied: The psychologies of devotees are not important because...

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Swami answers questions by Smt. Lakshmi Lavanya

Posted on: 15/12/2022

1. Is it better to concentrate on God and maintain relation with one or two people who can help us spiritually?

[Smt. Lakshmi Lavanya K asked: Swami, please give me clarity on some points regarding a discussion with my sister. She says that we should maintain good relations with devotees and discuss God's divine qualities among us regularly. I feel that although it starts as satsangam, it may lead to a misunderstanding and disturb us because of our ego and jealousy. So, is it better to concentrate only on God and maintain...

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Swami answers questions by Ms. Bhanu Samykya

Posted on: 15/12/2022

1. Is it a sin to perform experiments on animals?

[Ms. Bhanu Samykya asked: Paadanamaskaaram Swami, Is it a sin to perform medical experiments on animals? - At Your Divine Lotus Feet, Bhanu Samykya.]

Swami replied: It is not a sin provided...

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Swami answers questions by Shri Satthireddy

Posted on: 15/12/2022

1. Can we say that Lord Datta is the only true God present in all the incarnations?

[Shri Satthireddy asked: Paadanamaskararam Swamiji, Many preachers say that their God is true God. Can we say that Lord Datta is only the true God present in all the incarnations? Can we install the idol of Lord Datta in every temple, church and mosque? Swamiji if any mistakes are there in question itself please forgive this beggar satthireddy🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏]

Swami replied: Your concept is correct theoretically but not practically possible. Moreover, the original God is unimaginable, who is present in every incarnation. God Datta also acquired the unimaginable power of the unimaginable...

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Swami answers questions by Shri Anil

Posted on: 15/12/2022

1. What is a dream state made up of?

Shri Anil asked: Padanamaskaram Swami. Kindly please grace Your answers to the following questions-at Your Lotus Feet-anil.  Why is the dream state only made up of inert energy and matter? Even in the dream state, during the dream, we are seeing items...

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Is it proper to have defects while serving You?

Posted on: 15/12/2022

[Srivatsa Datta asked: While doing practical service to You, I feel that there are some defects in my ideas. Is it proper Swami?]

Swami replied: Jnana yoga is studying the true spiritual knowledge. This is the causal step. The effect or the product of this cause is either aspiration based-devotion, a Brass chain or aspiration free-devotion, a golden chain. Hence, basing on the material of the chain...

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Second message on Datta Jayanti (07.12.2022)

Posted on: 12/12/2022

If you want to go to Mumbai from Hyderabad through a train, there are three items (Triputi) here: 1) yourself, staying in Hyderabad, 2) Mumbai city, which is separate from Hyderabad and 3) the train starting from Hyderabad and reaching Mumbai. The details of these three items give the total picture of true spiritual knowledge. 1) You are not the Mumbai city and your Hyderabad is also not the Mumbai city. If you are Mumbai city...

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Miracle on Datta Jayanti - Swami proving Himself as Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Posted on: 11/12/2022

[By Ms.Laxmi Thrylokya]

Many devotees sent questions and requests to my email in order to get replies from Swami during the Datta Jayanti online Satsang on 7th December 2022. One email was from Smt. Chhanda Chandra asking permission to sing a Bengali song before Swami during the Satsang. The song she selected was written by Swami Vivekananda for his Sadguru Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. Just before the Satsang...

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Divine Experiences of Shri Ganesh

Posted on: 04/12/2022

[By Shri Ganesh]

Jai Guru Datta, Today, I saw Swamiji’s immense grace on my career. I joined a new company near Delhi on 20th May 2022. As a customary practice, I was on probation for 6 months and after 6 months it is required to give a presentation and based on the presentation and my performance, I will be given the confirmation letter. My confirmation was on 21st November 2022 and it went smoothly because the vice president of HR...

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How can students inculcate real spiritual knowledge into their lives?

Posted on: 01/12/2022

Smt. Chhanda asked: clearing mind - PadaAnamaskaram Swami, in my earlier question on "How can students inculcate real knowledge into their daily lives?" probably I could not put the question properly. What I meant to say was only from spiritual knowledge point of view. Please take the pain again...

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Why did You say that Datta is making a final effort to remove the incorrect knowledge through You?

Posted on: 01/12/2022

Smt. Chhanda asked: Prarthana- Padanamaskaram Swami, in my last question's (spiritual leaders preaching Advaita philosophy) answer, You have mentioned at the last that God Datta is putting His last effort to remove the wrong knowledge through You. Swami why did You say so? I want Your feet in every birth to come...

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Swami answers the questions by Shri Divakar

Posted on: 01/12/2022

1. How can I strengthen my surrendering to You?

[Shri Divakar asked: Padnamskaram Swami, Kindly clarify my doubts as mentioned below swami, how can I strengthen my total surrendering to You swami?]

Swami replied:- Surrender to God must be natural and spontaneous. Attraction or devotion to God will bring the surrender simultaneously. Devotion comes more and more as the spiritual knowledge (details about the divine personality of God) is achieved...

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Swami answers the questions by Smt. Lakshmi Lavanya

Posted on: 01/12/2022

1. Please explain the penance done by Yogi.

[Smt. Lakshmi Lavanya K asked: Aparoksha anubhava. In the life history of a Yogi, his Guru made him suffer a lot to burn his bad karma and preached him knowledge after that. Then the Guru sent him to do penance alone in Himalayas. Finally, he became a Mahaatma...

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Which is the final authority between logical analysis and experience in the world?

Posted on: 01/12/2022

Smt. Lakshmi Lavanya K asked: Between Yukti (Logical Analysis) and Anubhava (Experience in the world), which is the final authority? What is difference between paroksha anubhava and aparoksha anubhava...

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Swami answers the questions by Shri Ganesh

Posted on: 01/12/2022

1. Is mula prakriti finite or infinite?

Shri Ganesh V asked: Padanamaskaram Swamiji, Is mula prakriti finite or infinite? I am asking this because you have referred in this discourse that mula prakriti is infinite...

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How can You say that dream is real?

For Scholars Posted on: 30/11/2022

Dr. J.S.R. Prasad asked:- Sashtanga Pranams Swami. How can You say that dream is real? In the dream, I saw a lion. Compared to awaken state, I never saw a lion in this real world. Therefore, only awaken state is real while the dream state is unreal. Please comment on these remarks. - At Your Holy Divine Lotus Feet

Swami Replied:- Why should you compare awaken state with dream state? In that case, you can compare awaken state with deep-sleep state also and say that deep-sleep is also unreal. Unreal can never be experienced. You have experienced...

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