Questions & Answers - August 02, 2009

Lalit: Swamiji many people do havan with Dried cow dung, ghee and rice . Please elaborate on this.
Swami Ramswarup: Yes, such havan which is performed with dried cow-dung, ghee and rice is not wrong if wooden sticks are not available.

Jayakumar: 1. Could you kindly explain me the symbolic meaning of Shivling that is picturised in Ramayan at many occassions. If it is not in Ramayan as you once said earlier, what is the shivling itself?

Questions & Answers - August 01, 2009

Simran: Charan sparsh Maharaj ji. If the killing of living beings is a sin then is it not a sin to cut trees and use wooden sticks in havan?
Swami Ramswarup: My blessings to you, my daughter. It is a traditional truth that our ancient Rishi-Munis and their disciples used to collect the broken, dry wooden sticks that had fallen under the trees. Those twigs were used for havan and cooking purpose. The totally dried up trees were also cut and used.

Questions & Answers - July 31, 2009

Pankaj: Sir, Charan Sparsh, I have heard a lot regarding past life, suddenly some people/children came And start telling who is who and he/she was dead here or there and reason also how much facts in these things and why and what for?

Questions & Answers - July 30, 2009

Anonymous: Swamiji, Pranam. Thank you for taking your precious time to answer our questions. I would like to sought your help in guiding one of my doubt. As mentioned in my earlier mail, I am a professional in the field of accounts and finance. I am one of approving authority is disbursement of payment to parties i.e. suppliers. I believe in ethics and do not like favour to anybody vide any mode. All payments shall be made as per procedure, rules & policies of company.

Questions & Answers - July 29, 2009

Anonymous: I did not believe in Bhagwan Krishna before and was non veg too. Later I felt as if my conscience was guiding me towards Lord Krishna. I prayed a lot to Shri Krishna and he always spared me from trouble. I'm still praying lord krishna and have accepted him as God. I believe he is Om and he immersed his power into a human body to show himself to humans as he is formless. He did everything to show humans how they should live behave and follow principle but humans are free to exercise choices.

Questions & Answers - July 28, 2009

Shailesh Kumar: Namaste ji. My question is that the place of soul is considered in heart of human body by our holy books but when heart transplant is done body is kept on ventilator and heart removed out . So How this body remains without AATMA. And in autopsy man live for artificial heart for years How that possible?

Questions & Answers - July 27, 2009

Rajesh: Swamiji Namaste, According to our shastra and Ved:
1- our soul resides in our heart and
2- its form is 100th part of needle.

Questions & Answers - July 26, 2009

Dr. Harish Arya: Does Vedic dharam allow for co-education?
Swami Ramswarup: No, please. Vedic dharma does not allow co-education. Yajurveda clearly states that even in a religious function, the place of sitting and conversation must be separate for men and women.

Pulkit Kanjilal: Namaste! I want to buy Vedas and Purans with original Sanskrit sloks translated in Hindi. Can you please help me with this?

Questions & Answers - July 25, 2009

Vivek: Swami ji parnam, Swami ji hum moksh kase pa sakte hai?
Swami Ramswarup: My blessings to you.
Attaining salvation
The way to attain salvation is also mentioned by Almighty God in Vedas. So he who studies Vedas from a learned acharya, does daily Yajyen, name jaap and ashtang yoga practice, becomes entitled to get salvation. So one should immediately take shelter of learned acharya of Vedas for the same.

Questions & Answers - July 24, 2009

Bisista Rana: Swami ji namaskar. If some sudra caste come to you and say I am untouchable lower class caste and ask you to accept as your disciple, do you accept him as your disciple with your heart? Swami ji please reply. I'm asking this because Manu Smiriti is very offensive about the sudras.

Questions & Answers - July 23, 2009

Shaveta: Swamiji parnam swamiji last ans mein aapne kaha ki Yajyen karne se parani shudh hota hai par Yajyen kya hai pls batane ki kirpa karein thanks
Swami Ramswarup: Ans. My blessings to you, my daughter. Yajyen ki shiksha acharya khud samne bathe shradhalu ko deta hai. Phir bhi mein agnihotra ke vishye mein samjhata hoon.

How to do havan

Questions & Answers - July 22, 2009

R K: Gopalsahstranam takes 15 minutes to complete. How can I complete 108 of them in one night?

Questions & Answers - July 21, 2009

Mangala Kumar: My Pranams Swamiji, Thanks for blessing me through your reply. Swamiji, kindly clear a doubt that since atma moves from one body to another based on karma and for example if the atma in my great great grandfather is in my brother, does that mean that, he does shraadh (or pithru shanthi pooja) for himself? If not, kindly explain why do we perform shraadh for ancestors?

Questions & Answers - July 20, 2009

Gaurav: We Hindus are biggest cheaters if we believe in more than one God. Muslims are making fun of our pooja and our concept of trinity. Why is there now awareness why are we worshipping false god when they never existed? Tell me Guruji why we worship awtars and a person who gave this concept is cheating us and entire humanity. Please reply.

Questions & Answers - July 19, 2009

Akshay: Adarneeya Swamiji, saadar Namaste. Please tell me if there really something like Pitridosh? Is something that has not been done by us for/unto them? Do they are unable to attain moksha for our not performing some ritual? Is seva of one's living parent/s not the true 'shraddha'. ? Punah: Namaste.
Swami Ramswarup: My blessings to you.

Anna Daan/Shradh to departed soul

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