Hari Om Every day, hundreds of thousands of people’s lives fall apart, or even come to an untimely or premature end. For example My own elder brother died at the age of 8, long before he ever had a chance to live or miss his dreams. Why did that happen? It just did happen probably … Continue reading FAQ: If this universe is perfectly based on a Grand Design of the creator and everything is as it should be, why then is my life totally messy?
Hari OM Sri Gurubyoh Namah! Sri Matre Namah! No one has eligibility or right to question the belief or proclivities of a devotee or an individual based on his or her perspective and conscience. As per Vedic scriptures God or Bhagawan is someone who fulfils six qualities or attributes (complete splendour, virtue, glory, opulence, knowledge, … Continue reading FAQ: Can we worship Satgurus such as Sri Ramakrishna, Baba, GF, Kanchi Pamacharya or others as GOD?
Hari Om Without the worship of Sri Ganesh no work in Sanatan Dharma should begin. Likewise,no religious work should begin without a Tilak on the forehead. Chandan or sandalpaste,Roli,Kumkum,Sindoor and Sacred Ash or Vibhuti can also be used as Tilak. Tilak is a mark of auspiciousness. It is put on the forehead with sandal paste, … Continue reading FAQ: Why Hindus Put Tilak On The Forehead?
Hari Om FAQ: Guruji, What are the general remedies and spiritual guidelines recommended as a part of lifestyle, for a householder, to improve immunity, positive energies and at the same time to receive adequate protection from negative energies, black-magic and Nazar (Evil Eye)? We should try to consciously implement in our way of mindful living, … Continue reading General Remedies and Spiritual Guidelines for protection from Black-Magic and Evil-Eye (Nazar)
Hari Om A far as Srardh is concerned, we can neither postpone or advance as it will attract strong Pitru Dosha. The best way is to perform Srardh in a simple way as Hiranya Srardh with only 2 priests without Homa, cooking or other eloborate arrangements on the same (appointed) day. Care should be taken … Continue reading FAQ: How to perform Srardh or other important ceremonies during lock down times? Can we postpone?
Hari Om A monkey is caught in India in a very queer manner. A narrow-necked basin is fixed in the ground, and in that basin are put some nuts and other eatables which the monkeys like. The monkeys come up and thrust their hands into the narrow-necked basin and fill their hands with the nuts. … Continue reading The Cause of Bondage (How a Monkey is caught?)
Hari Om FAQs: Astrologically how will be the business and markets trends this year and in future amid COVID-19 crisis? What are the precautions to be taken? When will the situation improve ? At the outset let us pray, with supreme devotion, to GF, Sri Ambal and Lord Mahavishnu to bless all of us and … Continue reading Vedic Astrology Analysis of Business and Markets amid COVID-19 Crisis
Hari Om Mahabharata - Aranyaka Parva Adhyaya - Araneya Parva This episode is found in the Aranya Parva of the epic, the Mahabharata. The sons of Pandu along with their wife Draupadi are nearing the end of their twelve-year exile in forests. They are due to begin the thirteenth and final year, which they are … Continue reading Yaksha Prashna (Yaksha – Yudhisthira Samvada from The Mahabharata)
Hari Om We have been told by our scriptures that guru kripa is a wonderful, mysterious factor that will enable the aspirants to seek and to attain the summum bonum of life, Self-realisation, darshan of God, or moksha. Whether the disciple does sadhana or not, whether one is deserving or undeserving, guru kripa sets aside … Continue reading How to Receive Guru’s Grace?
Hari Om This answer is based on religious scriptures and traditional and modern teachings of morality, religiosity and spirituality. As far as food and gifts are concerned there is nothing specifically wrong from spiritual angle in accepting food or gifts from others. In our tradition, “non-acceptance” of gifts (or food) is that which renunciates affirm … Continue reading FAQs: Can we accept food or gifts from anyone? What are the consequences of having multiple relationships? Can physical relations transfer karma from one being to the other?