Hari Om Lord Ganeshji is always worshipped before commencing any auspicious work or writing a book or doing any ritual or ceremony. It is believed that Lord Ganesha has the power of removing any obstruction. Even Lord Shivji and Lord Vishnuji have worshipped Ganeshji at times to get their work done successfully. Durva grass and … Continue reading FAQ: Why isn’t Tulsi offered to Ganesh Ji?
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 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 Many of us may be wondering if Astrology (or Astrologers) really predicted this pandemics caused by COVID-19. If we carefully recall what was written earlier during last Dec 26, 2019, solar eclipse in our blog, in many other research articles, and also if we have learnt some of Varamihira’s Brihat Samhita verses, verses … Continue reading Vedic Astrology Analysis on COVID-19 – What Now? and What next? based on Prasna and Mundane charts
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 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?
Hari Om Towards the end of every ritualistic worship (pooja or bhajan) of the Lord or to welcome an honored guest or saint, we perform the aarati. This is always accompanied by the ringing of the bell and sometimes by singing, playing of musical instruments and clapping. It is one of the sixteen steps (shodasha … Continue reading FAQ: Why do We do Aarati?
Hari Om When we visit temples, priests inside the temple and beggars outside the Temple are constantly troubling us for some donations/ payments/ favours/ help/alms. Can we ignore them or what we should do? Answer: As per scriptures we will be troubled by people only when we have some karmic accounts to be settled with … Continue reading FAQ on Troubling Priests or Beggars at Temples