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What is the difference between Rama and Krishna?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

Rama followed Dharma [justice] and was number one in that. Due to this, Dharma [the Lord of Justice] thought that it is greater than the Lord....

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How did Radha attain the highest position without sacrifice of work or wealth?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

Radha became mad in the love of the Lord and also died subsequently. Madness and death are the two last stages in devotion (Unmado Maranam Tataha)....

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Why was Ahalya cursed for her sin even though she was mentally pure?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

Ahalya was the daughter of Lord Brahma. When Indra came to the abode of Lord Brahma, she saw him and loved him. But Lord Brahma and Sage Narada gave...

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What is the preaching of Kapila, who is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

In the third chapter of the Bhagavatam (Skanda), Kapila the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, preaches to His mother Devahuti. In the same chapter it is...

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Was Lord Shiva justified in killing Yama?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

When the story of Markandeya is read, it looks as if Lord Shiva was conquered by His anger and killed Yama, who only an officer doing his duty. Lord...

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Why did Bhishma pray to Krishna for salvation?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

Krishna was the Lord, who was covered by some bad qualities like a diamond covered by coal ash. Bhishma was a soul covered by good qualities like a...

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How did Lord Jesus sanction heaven to a criminal?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

On the cross, when Jesus was present in such a horrible condition, the two thieves, who were also crucified, got the same universal doubt that how...

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Can You please explain to me about Lord Hanuman

Posted on: 06/02/2005

I received your question today, which is a Tuesday and which is dear to Lord Hanuman. Today two stars [constellations relating to astrology] exist....

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Was Rama unjust to Sita?

Posted on: 06/02/2005

You people can never understand the Lord. You are viewing Lord Rama as an ordinary human being. You are prejudiced because you are a lady [the...

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ROHIT GITA - V

Posted on: 05/02/2005

Ajay: Oh Swami! I am sure that you are Lord Dattatreya,
Who came down for certain important purpose.
I shall feel blessed if you can reveal the main aim
To propagate the divine knowledge now on this earth.
I have never found such crystal clear knowledge
Either in books or from any spiritual preacher.
Bless me by accepting my humble services also.

Swami: Oh Ajay! Your words speak about your humbleness,
Which is the fruit of divine knowledge acquired...

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What is the authority for any concept in spirituality?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

The Veda is the only authority which was spoken by the Lord and which was protected by recitation without any pollution. Vyasa decided this in his...

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Do You condemn the present Veda Adhyayanam?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

The word Adhyayanam actually means knowing the Veda and not reciting the Veda. Of course in olden days when there was no printing, the Veda was also...

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Why is there a contradiction between the philosophies of Shankara, Ramanuja and Madhva?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

The commentaries of the three Acharayas [Shankara, Ramnuja and Madhva] are different, but do not contradict each other. Only the disciples of the...

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How do You justify Your interpretations which deviate from the commentary of Shankara, the Vedas and the Gita?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

You say that My interpretation deviates from Shankara. That is correct. How can you say that My interpretation deviates from the original text...

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Who is eiligible for spiritual effort? Any interested individual or only a Brahmana?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

As I told you, you must understand the commentary of any Acharya from His practical life. Ramanuja left His wife for observing the difference...

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How can You interpret the Maha Vakyas as similies?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

Your question shows your ignorance about the Vedas. In the Veda the simile is used in several places. For example Yathorna...

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Does the Gita say that God comes only in human form?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

In the above question I told you that the Lord could be a Guru only in human form and preach the divine knowledge. In the verse you mentioned, the...

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What is the clear meaning of the Vedic statement “Drastavyah”?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

Drastavyah means that something should be seen. Of course according to the context, in the Veda, Drastavyah also can be taken in the sense of...

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What pleases God? Sacrifice or sacrifice of wealth?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

[In the Vedic Mantra "Na Karmana, Na Prajaya Dhanena Tyagenaikenaamritatva Manashuh", the word ‘Na’ (No) can be brought before...

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Do the Vedas recommend doing work or not?

Posted on: 05/02/2005

If you bring the third Vedic statement “Dhanena Tyagena…”, the above two statements can be correlated. You must do work and...

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