Lokendra: 1. What is the criteria to be Acharya in any religion? 2. What is the criteria to be titled 108 shree, to any acharya shree?

Swami Ram Swarup: 1.) The aspirant who is desirous of becoming Acharya, he in his childhood must seek the shelter of a learned Acharya of four vedas and Ashtang yog philosophy etc. the child must serve such Acharya for twelve years continuously while staying in his shelter and should complete his Vedic study. At that time, he should hold all divine qualities in his life. Then he becomes an Acharya.

2.) The criteria to attain title of 108 shree etc. is man-made, so you may contact such gurus for the same.

IA: Pranam Maharajji,Jabhi me meditation karti hu Mann me vo sthirta Nahi aapati,Mann bhatakta hai bahot aisa q , ishwar Ka naam Lena chahti hu shanti Lana chahti hu Mann me vo kese laa sakti hu Maharajji kya ichhae Jo aati hai hamare Mann me kya vo hai inka kaaran to in ichhao ko kese roke.

Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you, my daughter. Beti mann me sthirta laanee thodi kathin si hotee hai lekin koi bhi dhairyawaan jigyasu naam ka jaap lagaataar lambe samay tak japta hai, kathin abhyaas karta hai to uska dhyan Ishwar mein lag jaata hai aur badi shanti prapt hotee hai. Isliye aap lagataar dono samay Ishwar ka naam jaap karne ka abhyaas karo, lagataar ek-ek ghanta baithne ka abhyaas karo tabhi aap safalta prapt karoge. Jub koi ichcha mann mein aane lage to usey mann mein mat aane do, usey bahar hee bahar samapt kar do. Aisa abhyaas roz karna chahiye.

Vikram: Pranam Gurudev Maharaj, I just want to know the real meaning of Brihadaranyakopanishad Kandika 6.4.18 and the entire 6th Kandika of Brihadaranyakopanishad.

Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you, my son. The meaning of Shloka 6/4/18 is that if somebody desires that his son should be born having dark complexion and red eyes. He should be learned of four Vedas, experience full age (100 years) then boil urad dal along with rice in water, mix pure ghee and eat it. Then husband and wife becomes able to produce such a son. In this chapter, maximum knowledge is given to produce a desired son.

Srikanth: Pranaam Guruji., My question is what the Lom and Vilom of Gayatri Jaap. Why it is necessary to do Vilom of Gayatri jaap? What are the benefits and what’s the exact and right procedure to do vilom jaap. I even heard that there are Ajaant and Halaant procedures in Vilom jaap. What are these Ajaant and Halaant procedures? Can Gayatri jaap be performed on a tiger skin as Aasan?

Please explain in full. Thank you. Pranaam.

Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you. Jaap for which you are asking is infact taught personally. Yog vidya is not meant to be learnt from T.V. or on telephone etc. it is to be leant from a learned Acharya who knows four Vedas and Ashtang Yog. So, I advise you to seek learned Acharya and learn Lom-Vilom or you may come here. Ajaant-Halaant procedures are not mentioned in Vedas, so are unauthentic.

If pure tiger skin is available then jaap can be performed on it.

I have written a book on Gayatri mantra worth Rs. 100/. The book can be sent on receipt of your postal address if you desire.

Shivanshu:प्रणाम गुरु जी। स्वास्तिक के बारे मे जानना था। वेदों म इस का क्या मूल्य है।

Swam Ram Swarup: My blessings to you. Vedon mein swasti shabd aata hai jiska arth hai kalyan ho, mangal ho, shubh ho, sukhon kee varsha ho etc. Hindi mein swastika shabd ka arth hai ek prakar ka manglik chinh.