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  1. Gurudev, what is the significance of sindoor (vermillion)? I would like to know why is sindoor a symbol of marriage (suhaag)? It is often seen that women do not apply sindoor even after marriage. Why is that?

    Yes! Where sindoor is applied is where the pituitary glands are located (Guruji says pointing to the center of his forehead); pineal or pituitary glands. There are seven chakras or seven energy centers in our body. So, where the pituitary glands are l ...
  2. Gurudev, please tell us about Hindu Gods and their vahanas (vehicles). What is the real meaning behind these vehicles?

    There is definitely some meaning to it. When this Vishalakshi Mantap was built, we never thought of keeping ‘Nandi’ (the bull) in front. One gentleman came and said, ‘Guruji, one of my relatives in America wanted to build a temple there but now he ...
  3. Gurudev, in our Hindu mythology it is said that this Earth is resting on the hood of a cobra, and when the cobra rises up, this entire Earth shakes. What is the secret behind this is.

    See there are two kinds of Earthly forces, one is Centripetal force and the other is Centrifugal force. The movement of these forces is not straight but they have a snake like movement. This fact was known to our ancestors. The Earth is not resting on a sn ...
  4. Dear Guruji, please explain the significance of the Damru (the drum), the Trishul (the trident) and the crescent moon on Lord Shiva ’s head.

    Shiva tatva is where there is no mind, and the Moon signifies the mind. When there is no mind then how can this ‘no mindedness’ be expressed and how can anybody understand? You need a little bit of mind to understand, experience and to expres ...
  5. There are crores of Hindus all over the world. However, Hindu Gods and Goddesses are being humiliated. Is God angry with us?

    No, God is not angry. Some people are doing these things. Don’t worry about it. No one can insult the Hindu religion. Whoever is doing this is just showing his ignorance. Even if someone is behaving offensively in the media or cinema towards Hinduism, ...
  6. Gurudev, in the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna says, ‘My birth (janam) and actions (karm) are both Divine.’ Please elaborate on this.

    Yes, when you acquire self-knowledge, then you feel that your birth and your actions are both Divine. This understanding comes to you. Once discipline and morals are established in you, then you just cannot commit mistakes. Not a single bad word comes ...
  7. Is the soul beyond time or not? Why do we say that 100 years on Earth (Prithvi Loka) is equal to one day in the world of our ancestors (Pitru Loka)?

    That is how it is. One year of our life is equal to one day for them (ancestors). This is what is written in the scriptures. We have all gone to Pitru Loka and have returned back but we don’t remember that time. You do not have realization of the ti ...
  8. Gurudev, you have spoken a lot about Lord Shiva. Why do we see and worship Lord Shiva in the form of a Shiva Lingam?

    Lingam means identification, a symbol through which you can identify what the truth is, what the reality is. What is not visible but yet can be identified by one thing that is Lingam. When a baby is born, how do you know whether the baby is a ...
  9. Gurudev, in the Bhagavad Gita it is said that Lord Krishna is the Supreme Soul and He alone is everything. And in Shiva Tattva, Shiva is said to be everything. So which of these is the truth?

    Both, because there is no difference between the two. That which is Shiva is Krishna, and the same thing is God and everything else. They are no two, there is only one. There was a Rishi (sage) who believed that Lord Krishna (Hari) and L ...
  10. Dear Guruji, what is the real meaning and importance of Rudra Pooja? And what happens to the people or the place?

    Rudrabhishek is an ancient chanting which was downloaded from the Aakasha (space). When the ancient sages and Rishis sat in meditation, they heard, and what they heard, they started transferring to other people. The effect of Rudrabhi ...
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