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Can we have a mental attachment to the success of work in God's mission?

Posted on: 05/04/2024

Shri Durgaprasad asked: Paadanamaskaram Swami, Krishna preached mental detachment to the fruit while doing work to reduce mental tension (Karmanyevaadhikaaraste maaphaleshu) in worldly life. Swami, my understanding with reference to Nivrutti is that one shall be fully attached to the success of work with full emotions while doing God's work and the verse 'Karmanyevaadhikaaraste' is not applicable in Nivrutti...

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What if a person suffering from mental insanity wastes food and hurts others?

Posted on: 05/04/2024

Shri Abhiram Kudala asked: Padanamaskaram Swamy. Swamy, can we apply the quote "Knowingly or unknowingly if we touch fire it hurts" during the below situation as well? What if a person is suffering with mental insanity (Manasika Pichi in Telugu who generally gets treated...

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Please explain the meaning of Madhu and Khaitabha.

Posted on: 05/04/2024

Shri Satthi Reddy asked: Mee Paada Padmalaku Namaskaram Swamiji, 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 Swamiji, I heard a story of Madhu Kaitabha in Devi Bhagavatham. They were born from Lord Vishnu's ear wax, and they got boons from Aadi Shakti. Swamiji, please explain the meaning of Madhu and Khaitabha. They also live in Rasathala, and the preacher told that one should give words in happy situations...

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Swami answers questions from Ms. Geetha Lahari on suppression of ego

Posted on: 05/04/2024

1. When a devotee gets compliment for doing God's work, how to take the compliment without getting ego?

[Ms. Geetha Lahari asked: Paadanamaskaram Swami, Swami, when a devotee gets compliment in doing God's work, how to enjoy/ take the compliment without getting ego? Below Your Divine lotus feet, Geetha Lahari.]

Swami replied:- If you think that God has done...

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Satsanga at Hyderabad on 25-03-2024

Posted on: 04/04/2024

(Following Satsang took place at Hyderabad attended by Smt. Priyanka from Canada, Shri Kunal Chatterjee, Smt. Suchandra Chatterjee, Shri Soumyadip Mondal, Smt. Chhandaa Chhandra, Shri Surya, Smt. Bhagya and Shri Srivatsa Datta from Mumbai; Shri Phani and some other local devotees. Satsanga happened from 22nd to 25th March 2024 and on the last day, Swami gave Satsang continuously for 10 hours.)

1. God Krishna left Brundaavanam and never returned in His entire life. Is this not the most cruel act of God?

[A question by Smt. Chhandaa]

Swami replied:- Suppose some institution says that your son will be trained by them for three months with rigorous coaching and your son shall not leave the institution even for one day. If he undergoes that training, he is sure to get a very colourful career in his entire life. Will you agree to this proposal? You will not agree immediately because your son is not coming to home even for one day in these three months...

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Satsanga at Hyderabad on 24-03-2024

Posted on: 03/04/2024

(Following Satsang took place at Hyderabad attended by Smt. Priyanka from Canada, Shri Kunal Chatterjee, Smt. Suchandra Chatterjee, Shri Soumyadip Mondal, Smt. Chhandaa Chhandra, Shri Surya, Smt. Bhagya an...d Shri Srivatsa Datta from Mumbai; Shri Phani and some other local devotees. Satsanga happened from 22nd to 25th March 2024 and on the last day, Swami gave Satsang continuously for 10 hours.)

1. When God Krishna preached the Gita of 18 chapters to Arjuna, do You think that all the soldiers in the war waited silently till the Gita was over?

[A question by Shri Kunal Chatterjee]

Swami replied:- Space is a primary relative whereas time is a secondary relative. The omnipotent God could play with space itself, which is a primary relative. In the small space present in the mouth of child Krishna, the entire infinite space containing

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Satsanga at Hyderabad on 23-03-2024

Posted on: 02/04/2024

(Following Satsang took place at Hyderabad attended by Smt. Priyanka from Canada, Shri Kunal Chatterjee, Smt. Suchandra Chatterjee, Shri Soumyadip Mondal, Smt. Chhandaa Chhandra, Shri Surya, Smt. Bhagya and Shri Srivatsa Datta from Mumbai; Shri Phani and some other local devotees. Satsanga happened from 22nd to 25th March 2024 and on the last day, Swami gave Satsang continuously for 10 hours.)

1. Is this liberated state influenced by energy and awareness?

Smt. Chhandaa asked:- Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's teaching says, "Souls are influenced by matter in physical form and not influenced by matter in liberated state – these two statements are attributed to the ‘tatastha’ nature of the soul." Is this liberated state influenced...

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Divine experiences of Ms. Mohini, Ms. Geetha and Ms. Swathika

Posted on: 01/04/2024

Jai Guru Datta Swami. Guru Datta Shri Datta Prabhu Datta

[Pretext: - Swami’s 77th Birthday Satsang happened in the small apartment of Ms. Mohini, Ms. Geetha and Ms. Swathika at Hyderabad. This miraculous experience is presented by Ms. Geetha]

Paadanamaskaaram Swami, Thank You so much, Swami, for blessing us with this divine opportunity to share the unimaginable experiences...

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Satsanga at Hyderabad on 22-03-2024

Posted on: 01/04/2024

(Following Satsang took place at Hyderabad attended by Smt. Priyanka from Canada, Shri Kunal Chatterjee, Smt. Suchandra Chatterjee, Shri Soumyadip Mondal, Smt. Chhandaa Chhandra, Shri Surya, Smt. Bhagya and Shri Srivatsa Datta from Mumbai; Shri Phani and some other local devotees. Satsanga happened from 22nd to 25th March 2024 and on the last day, Swami gave Satsang continuously for 10 hours.)

1. Do we need to control unnecessary expenditure in Nivrutti also?

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, You advised us that we should not do unnecessary expenditure either in worldly life or in the service of God. But, You also told that Jesus appreciated a devotee, who applied costly perfume on His feet rather than serving beggars...

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Divine experience of Noishadha

Posted on: 31/03/2024

[By Noishadha]

Paadanamskaram Swami, About four weeks ago, I was a little stressed out unable to find a part-time job on campus. I had been searching everywhere but couldn't land anything. Then one day, I was half asleep in semi-conscious state, where I was randomly saying things without any thought. I suddenly blurted out some bitter...

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Please enlighten me on the cases of passing and failing of candidates in the tests of God Datta.

Posted on: 30/03/2024

Prof. JSR Prasad asked:- Swami, Omniscient God Datta tests devotees in practical devotion. Please enlighten both the cases of passing and failing candidates. -At Your holy divine lotus feet

Swami replied:- Let us take the cases of Saktuprastha and Sudaama who are passing the test...

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Can we treat the bond with ancestral money as the strongest and the sacrifice of it as Karma Phala Tyaaga?

Posted on: 30/03/2024

Shri Phani Kumar asked:- Padanamaskaram Swami, if some devotee has only ancestral wealth without any hard earned money, can we treat the bond with ancestral money as the strongest bond and sacrifice from ancestral money

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Chhandaa-Datta Suutram

Posted on: 24/03/2024

Updated on March 19, 2024 (for Sutras 91 onwards)

Bhāvamātra miti cet na, dṛśyamāna karmayogāt. |58|

[Smt. Chhandaa asked:- O the king of spiritual knowledge! Kindly clear the following doubts. Please comment on the following: If a devotee thinks, why should God come into its life as he has not done anything and only theoretical love exists?]

Swami replied:- God is omniscient and omnipotent. God will not come in proper time. Whenever He comes, that is the proper time. You cannot analyse the actions of God since His actions are unimaginable and beyond your logic...

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Swami clarifies doubts of Shri Kishore Ram regarding devotion of a Sthitaprajna and Gopikas

Posted on: 22/03/2024

1. Is not the devotion of the Gopikas greater than the devotion of the Sthitaprajna – King Janaka?

[A question by Shri Kishore Ram]

Swami replied:- I have clearly told that the intensity of devotion of both cases to God is one and the same and hence, no devotion is greater or lesser. The Gopikas could not control the climax devotion and became mad when God Krishna left Brundaavanam. In the case of the Sthitaprajna, King Janaka, he could control the same climax devotion. Due to madness, the Gopikas could not do worldly...

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Swami answers questions of Shri Hrushikesh

Posted on: 21/03/2024

1. How to differentiate God from Satan? How to believe that You are Jesus?

Shri Hrushikesh asked: Dear Swami, I request you to answer the below questions based on my discussions with a few friends on Spirituality. How to differentiate God from Satan? As per the Bible, Satan can take any form, which means he can come in the form of a human being and act like a Human Incarnation and preach wrong knowledge...

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What is the essence of the ritual performed towards God Chitragupta?

Posted on: 21/03/2024

Shri Divakara Rao asked: Padnamaskaram Swami, In recent days, I heard about "chitragupta nomu" by which we will perform rituals to god Chitragupta. People are saying that if we don't do Chitragupta nomu, whatever rituals (nomulu) performed will not yield the results. What is the real essence of this ritual performed towards God Chitragupta. Please apologise me if I made a mistake Swami. This is the question...

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Where are the abodes of God Datta, God Brahma, God Vishnu and God Shiva?

Posted on: 21/03/2024

[A question by Ms. Thrylokya]

Swami replied:- All these four abodes are one abode only called Satyaloka or Brahmaloka. As per the angle of the devotee, the same abode becomes the specific abode of the devotee. This is a very complicated situation...

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What is the difference between a Sthitaprajna and Gopikas?

Posted on: 20/03/2024

[Ms. Thrylokya asked:- Swami, You told that there is no need of any test for a Sthitaprajna. But, King Janaka was tested by the Sage Yaajnavalkya. What is the difference between a Sthitaprajna and the Gopikas?]

Swami replied:- It is true that there is no need of testing a real Sthitaprajna since the reality is always known by the omniscient God. The public may be cheated by a false Sthitaprajna, who is doing the external duties saying that those duties have no link with his internal love and fascination present on God. To distinguish a real Sthitaprajna from false Sthitaprajna, though not for God, at least for the sake...

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How is God giving the power of action to the soul?

Posted on: 20/03/2024

[Prof. JSR Prasad asked:- Swami, You told that God is like a horse taking you to your desired goal. Since direction is related to the soul, the enjoyer of the fruit of the action is the soul. In this, You mentioned that God is the power of the action (Karma Shakti). How is God giving this power of action to the soul?]

Swami Replied:- God is the creator of this entire universe in which various types of imaginable items like matter, energy and awareness exist. Energy is also created by God along with matter. Energy is needed for doing...

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What is the meaning of Sage Shuka still travelling in space?

Posted on: 20/03/2024

[Prof. JSR Prasad asked:- Swami, Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa told that that sage Shuka is still travelling in absolute non-existence (Mahaa Shuunyam). What is the meaning of this? - At Your holy lotus feet]

Swami Replied:- The relative non-existence (Shuunyam) is the space present in this creation as the foremost out of five elements. When the other four elements (air, fire, water and solid) are absent, the first element...

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