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Why does the incarnation of God sometimes look beautiful and sometimes ugly?

Posted on: 23/10/2023

Shri Satthireddy asked: Mee Paadapadmalaku Namaskram Swamiji, Swamiji, the highest Incarnation of God and most beautiful, expresses Himself physically ugly and in some other times most beautiful. Some Incarnations of Lord Datta look so beautiful and some Incarnations look ugly, why Swamiji? Is it because the soul has the ego and is self-centered due to his physical beauty and youth. How does the soul get rid of this ego-based...

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Swami answers questions of Ms. Bhanu Samykya

Posted on: 23/10/2023

1. i) Do souls aspire to become like Rukmini and serve God, but not like Radha?

[Ms. Bhanu Samykya asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, You have said that the service of Rukmini is like a watchman (Rukmini is soul) and the service of Radha is like the director of office (Radha is God Shiva). I have a few doubts regarding this- Does it mean that souls should aspire to become like Rukmini and serve God (highest quantitative service) and not like Radha (highest qualitative service) because it is impossible...

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Swami answers questions by Smt. Priyanka

Posted on: 23/10/2023

1. a) Should we ask for money that people owe us, even though it is a very little amount?

[Smt. Priyanka asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, Is expecting the return of a small amount of money that is owed to us a sign of miserliness or justified? Below is the detailed question - Swami, Please guide me as to what is the right thing to do in the following Pravrutti situation. Recently when I was outside the house, I was going to a cafeteria to buy something to eat. I was tutoring one student at that time...

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Swami answers devotees' questions

Posted on: 23/10/2023

1. I am writing this to express my sincere gratitude.

[Smt. Amudha asked: Padha Namaskaram Swami🙇🏻‍♀️🙏🏻 Thank You Swami, I experienced the unconditional love and guidance in video making. Even though, I have so much defects, ignorance, and I am incapable of it. I am 100% confident, and honestly saying that this whole process of video production happened because of Shri Datta Swami grace. Please make me do whatever makes You happy Swami. My effort is nothing...

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Divine Experiences of Shri Srinivasa Pavan Kuppa

Posted on: 20/10/2023

[By Shri Srinivasa Pavan Kuppa]

Sri Guru Datta. Salutations to the almighty His Holiness Shri Datta Swami. My name is Pavan Kumar and I’m 43 years old, while writing this. I’ll explain to you about a miracle which my family had witnessed 14 years back with His Holiness Shri Datta Swami. I had little knowledge of astrology due to Swami’s grace and during those times, I had a strong sense that something unfortunate was going to happen to me. Strengthening this thought, Shri Ganapati Sachidananda Swami too were giving me clear feelers...

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Divine Satsanga at Hyderabad

Posted on: 11/10/2023

[Satsanga at Hyderabad from 28th Sept. to 2nd Oct., 2023. Attended by Smt. Chhanda Chandra, Shri Soumyadip Mondal, Neel Mondal, Shri Kunal Chatterjee, Smt. Suchandra from Mumbai and other local devotees.]

1) Why did King Parikshit ask Sage Śuka about Krishna blaming that Krishna has violated justice by touching others’ wives? Here, My question is that why did he not touch the topics of the bond with children and the bond with wealth...

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Swami answers questions of Shri Hrushikesh

Posted on: 09/10/2023

1. Can You kindly explain how the humans have evolved?

Shri B Nikhil Sharma asked through Shri Hrushikesh: Dear Swami, I request You to kindly answer the below question asked by B Nikhil Sharma. Can You kindly explain how the humans have evolved? There are many theories about human evolution. One widely accepted theory is theory of evolution by Darwin? Have humans evolved from the monkey? As per Bible God created Adam and Eve, through them all the humans...

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Swami answers questions by Smt. Chhanda

Posted on: 09/10/2023

1. How much is it justified for a devotee to think that the Sadguru is taking his or even his close relative’s suffering?

Smt. Chhanda asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, how much justified is it from a devotee’s side when he/she is thinking that the Sadguru is taking his/her suffering or even the suffering of his/her close relative with whom he/she is very much...

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Swami answers devotees' questions

Posted on: 09/10/2023

1. Is it correct to have a desire to please God?

[Ms. Bhanu Samykya asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, is it correct to have a desire to please God? Does it also come under aspiration devotion only? - At Your Divine Lotus Feet, Bhanu Samykya]

Swami replied:- Pleasing God is the ultimate aim of a devotee in...

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Swami answers questions by Shri Anil

Posted on: 09/10/2023

1. The divine knowledge comes out only at the appropriate time. Can You please clarify on this?

[Shri Anil asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, Kindly give Your responses to the following question. At Your Divine Lotus Feet-anil. “Unless time favours, even divine knowledge cannot come out. The divine knowledge comes out only at the appropriate time.” Can You please clarify on this?]

Swami replied:- God is greater and more powerful than time. Unless God wishe...

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What is the practical solution for depression and subsequent suicide?

Posted on: 09/10/2023

[A question by Shri Anil]

Swami replied:- Suicide is said to be the greatest sin and the soul committing suicide will go to a special hell covered by intensive darkness called “Asurya loka” ...

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If the human incarnation enjoys suffering, why did Jesus during crucifixion cry in agony and extreme pain?

Posted on: 09/10/2023

[A question by Shri Anil]

Swami replied:- The human incarnation suffers just like the ordinary human being. In the process of suffering, there is no difference between the incarnation and human being. The difference is only in the final fruit of suffering. In the case of the suffering of an ordinary human being, the fruit of such suffering...

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Are the morals or ethics even in academia, which is supposed to guide the society, fallen?

Posted on: 08/10/2023

Shri Aditya asked: Swamiji 19.09.23. Pada Namaskaram. Yesterday, on the day of Vinayaka Chavithi, a strange incident occurred. A very senior professor, retired from Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) which is a premier central government institute, called me, I met him only a couple of times that too 15 years back. I was taken aback; I don’t know how he got my number. He is saying that the rot in academia which I mentioned to him casually 15 years back is very true. People are ruthlessly behaving...

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Was Swami Narayan an incarnation of Krishna?

Posted on: 08/10/2023

Shri Aditya asked: I read in the news, the world's biggest temple is opening in New Jersey, I want to know if Swami Narayan (the main deity in the temple) was indeed an incarnation...

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Continuous association brings negligence for souls. Does it apply to God also?

Posted on: 08/10/2023

[A question by Ms. Thrylokya]

Swami replied:- All souls belong to one category only and hence, have similar nature, which is to get negligence due to continuous association...

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How can Parabrahman also be called as Brahman?

Posted on: 08/10/2023

[A question by Ms. Thrylokya]

Swami replied:- Parabrahman is also greatest among all the worldly greatest items or Brahmans...

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Please explain about thoughtless awareness, imaginable awareness and unimaginable awareness.

Posted on: 08/10/2023

[A question by Ms. Thrylokya]

Swami replied:- Thoughtless awareness means only awareness without any thought, retaining only its awareness of awareness...

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Swami answers questions by Ms. Thrylokya

Posted on: 08/10/2023

1. God's samkalpa makes even the smallest action in the world. Does it mean that God is always busy in doing samkalpas continuously?

Swami replied:- God has written the constitution and as per its rules, all actions take place. He is free to entertain Himself with the creation. Once the guidelines are given by God, the actions proceed as per those guidelines and hence, God need...

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Swami answers questions of Smt. Chhanda

Posted on: 07/10/2023

1. a) How to come out of the ego and jealousy?

[Smt. Chhanda asked: Padanamaskaram Swami, in today’s discourse (01/09/2023) You have explained each and every detail of how a spiritual aspirant may slip from his/her spiritual path. The most dangerous one is ego and jealousy. In that context, can You please enlighten us on the following doubts: How to come out of this problem?]

Swami replied:- You should think that all merits belong to God and not to the soul. You should also think that all defects belong to the soul and not to God. You get ego-based jealousy on seeing merits in a soul...

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Swami answers question of Shri Bharath Krishna

Posted on: 07/10/2023

Sometimes, the Incarnation exhibits bad qualities to test devotees. One may assume Him a bad human being and avoid service. How to avoid this?

[Shri Bharath Krishna asked: Padanamskaram Swami, In the recent message of Yours, You have mentioned that we should be careful in avoiding (serving) the bad human beings because God will never be a bad human being. But You also tell that a Human Incarnation exhibits some bad qualities in order to test devotees. There are chances...

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