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  1. We were studying about the Vaisheshika Darshana (one of the six orthodox schools of Hinduism from ancient India). Could you speak on how the ancient saints knew so much scientific knowledge without any instruments like a microscope?

    I think it is mind boggling.This morning I was reading a book by a scientist who has written about the physics in the Vaisheshika Darshan. I just read a couple of sutras and thought, this is mind boggling.The Rishis in the anci ...
  2. Please talk about Yagnas and the effect they have on us.

    Yagnas are an ancient science that work on the subtle level of consciousness. If you open a transistor, you will find a circuit diagram on a piece of metal chip. Our cell phone chips have this too. In the same way, there are certain diagrams whi ...
  3. How much importance should we give to Vastushastra?

    See, Vastushastra is definitely a science in itself. This science was conceived and developed in the ancient ages, and it is a part of the Vedas. But as of today, it is not available or accessible to us completely. It was written down on palm lea ...
  4. Gurudev, what are the rules for wearing a Rudraksh and what are its benefits?

    There are no rules as such. You can wear it or not. It is said that its vibrations are positive so it is good to wear it. If you have strong faith in it, you can definitely wear it. See, I always say that your spirit is much more powerful than th ...
  5. Why do we have so many Gods in Hinduism. Is there any scientific reason behind that?

    Do you know how many chromosomes there are in your body in total? Have you ever wondered how one cell develops into this very complex body? It is because it is programmed to do so, but it is just one cell.If you go to a pastry shop, how many types ...
  6. Gurudev, we have heard about Samudrik Lakshana (the science of Face reading). What is that?

    Samudrik Lakshana is the ability to tell about a person’s behaviour and his state of mind by looking at his face, his facial structure, etc. It is a branch of science and is a part of Jyotish (Indian Astrology). ...
  7. Gurudev, I am studying the Vedanta. Could you talk about the Nyaya Shastra (science of logic or reasoning)?

    Nyaya implies — the means of knowing; weather your knowledge and the means by which you gained the knowledge is correct or not. Again, it’s a great intellectual debate. There are sixteen principles of Nyaya ...
  8. Gurudev, what is Ayush Homa?

    Ayush Homa is a special pooja done to pray for a long and healthy life, and to pray that our body and all its organs remain in good health.In Ayush Homa, we also ask for blessings so that our mind and intellect are healthy and in a positive state. ...
  9. Gurudev, it is said that the Mother Divine defeated the demon Mahishasura simply by making a loud “Hummm” sound. What does this mean?

    Just take a deep breath in and make the same sound, and see what happens to you. You will find that all your lethargy and inertia simply disappear. The demon Mahishasura represents lethargy and inertia. ...
  10. In Rudra pooja, there are a lot of layers that we worship. Do these layers exist in the same space?

    Scientists say this universe is multi-dimensional. It is not a universe, it is multi-verse because it has many layers. Just like in the television there is not just one channel. In the 1960s and 70s there was only one channel called Doordarshan ...
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