Rajan: Namaste Swamiji, I wanna ask some questions. Please reply.
1) Swami ji apne bola h k vedic knwledge eshwar dwara 4 rishis ko mili thi i.e during unsexual creation…. so my question is ” rishis itne bde kese born hue cuz phle baby hota h fr wo bda hota h?
2) ye rishis male the …. but kisi aurat ko ved vaani kyu ni mili ishwar dwara… Agr in rishis ki past deeds achi thi to koi aise female ni thi kya jiski b past deeds achi ho?
3) Jb aap kisi mantra ko xplain krte ho to likhte ho ” He is omnipresent” but aisa kyu ni likha jata ” I am omnipresent” bcz vedas to ishwariya gyan h to ishwar ne 4 rishis k heart me knwledge di…. He is omnipresent likha dekh aisa lgta he k rishis ne ishwar ko realize kia and thn apne words me btaya k wo kese he
4) ishwar ko har bar “he” se kyu btaya jata h… why not “she” or “he/she”… i mean Ishwar ki koi sex ni h to unhe ‘he’ bolna glat ni he kya?
5) Swami dayanand ji ne niyog ka provision btaya h.. ap b bolte ho k niyog k bare me vedon me likha he.. so aap btayege k koun sa vedic mantra “NIYOG” k bare me btata he?
6) Vedon me agr patni ya pati ki death ho jye to remarriage mna he but age pati or patni ek dusre ko chod de i.e divorse ho jye to kya tab remarrige ho skti he kya? nd plz ye b btaye k koun sa manta btata he ye
7) Swami ji sometimes aisa sunne me b aata h k shaadi hokr jab barat waps ja rhi thi to accident hua aur pati ya patni me kisi ek ki death ho gyi… es case me b kya remarriage nhi ho skti?? bcz isme dono ki kya glti thi
8) Is there any mention of kalki name in vedas… if yes?? then plz explain dat mantra bcz my cousin told me dat the kalki name is mentioned in vedas nd this is “kalki avtaar” and i knw vedas k according avtaarvad kch nhi he…
Sorry for such a long question list… but agr ek ek krke bhejta to muje complete satisfaction 2-3 mnths bad ja k milti nd bcz of net problm i thnk mne same list do bar send kr di he… agr aisa hua ho to plz ek list ko ignor kar de 🙂
Swami Ram Swarup: 1.) Aaj samasya yeh hai ki hum Ishwar kee banayee srishti ke bare mein Ishwar ke vedon se nahi sun paate. Is topic par aap achhi tarah jaankaree prapt karein ki srishti ke aarambh mein koi mata-pita nahi hote isliye bina mata-pita ke utpann jo prani hotey hain unhe amathunee (non-sexual creation) ke pranee kaha jaata hai. Arthat is samay pratyek pranni mata-pita ke bina hee utpann hota hai. Jub-2 Ishwar is amaithunee srishti ko rachta hai to yadi weh nar-nari ko chotey-2 baby banaata toh unhein paalta kaun. Weh to mar jaatey yadi vridh (old) banaata toh aagey santanein na utpann hotee. Isliye yeh non-sexual creation young hotee hai. I also paste my article in his regard-
The creation is eternal and automatic. There is no date of creation of the following:
(A) Almighty God who is alive, immortal, formless, creates, nurses and destroys the universe. He never indulges in any maya, mahamaya, illusion and deeds (good or bad. Yajurveda Mantra 40/8 and Yog shastra Sutra 1/26 also refer)
(B) Soul: Soul is alive, the purest, away from sins etc. but illusion covers the soul due to which soul forgets his original form and hence remains in sorrows, problems etc.
C) Prakriti: Non-alive and has three qualities. i.e., Raj, tam, Satva. At a proper time, the power of God acts in prakriti and the universe is created. So the creation is eternal and automatic.
Raj, Tam and Satva are the three qualities of prakriti. When the said gunnas remain idle dormant i.e., do not work, then combination of these three gunnas(qualities) in dormant stage is called prakriti and this time is called “final destruction” of the universe. When an appropriate time comes, the creation is to be started again. Then the power of God works in the above three gunnas i.e., in the prakriti and immediately the creation starts. Rajo gunn is a sign of sensuousness etc., Tamo gunn signifies laziness and sato gunn signifies ego, pride. Our human body is also made of the said three gunnas.
Vedas tell that there are three eternal/immortal matters- first: Almighty God, second: souls, third: prakriti. Almighty God creates, nurses and destroys the universe and again creates it. The said process of creation is eternal/immortal/everlasting. Almighty God creates the universe from prakriti. When the raj, tam and satva gunnas of prakriti remain idle (dormant condition/inactive) then creation does not take place. At an appropriate time, a power of Almighty God acts in prakriti (i.e., in Raj, tam and satva gunnas). Immediately the process of creation starts and the first matter of prakriti is made which is called –Mahat i.e., mind; from Mahat- ahankar is made, from ahankar panch (5) tan matrayein, from panch (5) tanmatrayein, panch (5) mahabhoot are created. From panch mahabhoot, the entire matter of universe i.e., Sun, Moon air, water, our bodies, bodies of other living beings etc., are created. The whole creation is thus created from prakriti and remains still (in active) like a statue. This creation is called non-sexual creation. In the said creation, the young human bodies are created which are neither old nor babies. Then by the power of God, in the said bodies, breathing system (prann vaayu) starts operating. At last, God enters into the universe and immediately all the humans and other living beings become alive and start functioning. Similarly, the non-alive matters like Sun, moon, earth, air, water etc., start their respective functions.
Creation, Science, worldly matters etc., is not possible until the same is created by someone. Secondly, knowledge is attained when knowledge is imparted by someone.
Rigved mantra 10/129/ 1-6 throw light about creation that at that time, there was nothing and no living beings did exist. So there was no learned acharya who could give the knowledge to the newly created living beings like parents who educate the children to make them able to speak language and to know about the matters like crow, animals, chapati, ghee, sun, moon i.e., all matters of the world. See, if a newly born baby is managed to live in dense jungle and nursed well but he is not given education about the worldly matters etc. i.e., mathematics, science, animals, sun, moon etc., then even at the young age of 20-25, 30 years, he will not be able to speak any language and when he will be brought out of the cave of dense jungle and will be asked about the sun, moon, animals, birds before him, then he will not be able to reply because he was not given the said knowledge.
When we see towards sun, moon, air, space, human body etc. It is clearly understood that the said creation has not been made by any human being but Almighty God, from whom the knowledge of four Vedas emanates. In Vedas, the knowledge right from straw to Brahma has been mentioned. So in the beginning of non-sexual earth, the Vedas originated in the heart of four rishis: Agni, Vaayu, Aditya and Angira, and from the rishis the knowledge of science, deeds and worship along with every matter is being given to the public by which the public became educated scientist and wrote books, etc.
In Vedas as well as in fourth chapter of Yog Shastras of Rishi Patanjali, it is mentioned that those who do not believe in God are provided more and more facilities by nature and such people get spoiled etc.
On the contrary those who worship God, they naturally try to kill their desires and accordingly under the law, nature, help them to follow the true path to realize the God.
It is also pertinent to mention here that in Vedas, there is no mention of avtarwad or any proper noun, please. Vedas do not even contain any story or past, present or future life of anyone. Vedas contain knowledge i.e., entire science, form of deeds/duties and worship of God. Actually Vedas give knowledge right from straw to Brahma (God) of entire universe.
All four Vedas tell to worship a formless, Almighty, omnipresent, omniscient God who creates, nurses and destroys the universe. God was one, is one and shall ever remain one. He is unchangeable, unchallengeable and beyond description. He has unlimited qualities and thus unlimited names but is one. Because He is Almighty and needs no help of anyone to create, nurse and destroy the universe therefore no need to take avtar.
2.) Vedon mein male aur female mein antar nahin hai. Isliye jeevatma ko ved mein purush kaha hai aur pratyek srishtee ke aarambh mein ishwar kewal un chaar jeevatmaon (Rishiyon) ko gyan deta hai jo pichhlee srishtee mein pralaye ke samay sabse zyada ved aur yog vidya ka gyan prapt kiye hue hote hain.
3.) I mean soul. Soul is not omnipresent. Only Formless God has the nature of being omnipresent.
4.) He is an English word which represents singular number and God has the same quality. Ved Ishwar kee vanni hai. Ishwar nein apne aapko vedon mein “saha” kaha hai. Saha ka arth hai- “weh” i.e., He. You see when any fundamental law of God cannot be changed then how “saha” “weh”, “he” can be changed?
5.) Niyog is applicable only for those who maintain hard Brahmacharya in all circumstances and secondly, for him who knows Vedas and does hard practice of Ashtang Yog philosophy. Otherwise, there is a fear to spread sensuality and vices. So, I can tell no more about it. You produce before me the person who has the said capability/qualities then I shall tell him about niyog.
6.) Vedon mein remarriage hamesha manaa hai aur issey zyada kuch batana nahin chahta kyunki prashan karna asaan hai aur uttar paakar uska mazaak banaa lena bhi asaan hai lekin kathor yogabhyas aur vedadhyayen dwara us gyan ko jeevan mein dharann kar lena vartamaan kaal mein impossible hota ja rahaa hai. Is vishaye mein main apna ek article paste karta hoon-
REVERT BACK TO VEDAS
It is the essence of Vedic spiritualism that whenever an aspirant enters into it then learned acharya preaches him that Vedas are the divine voice of God, which by the power of God, are originated in the heart of four Rishis, at the beginning of each creation. Learneds who indulge in deep study of Vedas know that Vedas are alive knowledge which emanate directly from God and hence they have not been written by anyone on the earth, in the shape of a book. Since, the said knowledge is applicable to all humans right from the beginning of earth hence Vedas are not a sect.
Infact, Kapil Muni, after traditionally studying Vedas and realising the truth, after hard practice of Ashtang Yog, also states the said truth in his Sankhya shastra sutra 5/51 that Vedas are alive knowledge hence ved mantras wield the power and self-capability to make such faithful aspirants, who are involved in deep and sincere study of Vedas, to understand the meaning and idea of ved mantras. This is the reason that Kapil Muni states that Vedas are self-proof to justify the truth. To elaborate, knowledge given in ved mantra or any fact stated through ved mantras does not require to be validated/authenticated by other shastras or any other book [but like our Rishi-Munis, Rajrishis and their public used to study Vedas traditionally with faith and sincere efforts, being the Vedic order of Almighty God, for all human-beings, the said practice is not in vogue at present times].God knows when inhabitants of India would be able to adopt the said moral duties, entrusted by God, of studying and following the Vedas, which destroys all the effects of sorrows and makes our future bright with long life and also spreads international brotherhood along with other unlimited benefits.
Secondly, universe has been created about one Arab, ninety six crore, eight lakhs, fifty three thousand and one hundred and thirteen years ago.
So, logically, Vedas have also been created at this time-period. Rishi-Munis acquired Vedas’ knowledge by listening to Vedas traditionally from acharya and did agnihotra/yajyen, name jaap of God and Ashtang yog practice as preached in Vedas. In turn, they realised God and got the knowledge by doing pious deeds while leading the family life, making their future happy and bright, according to Vedas. Then they further educated people about the same because it has been the benevolent nature of every learned person, who gains Vedic knowledge and experiences divine pleasure, to share it with others. About five-six thousand years ago, Rishis wrote six shastras, Upnishads, Mahabharat (including Bhagwad Geeta) and Valmiki Ramayan much before other holy books, based on the knowledge of Vedas. All these great writers – the Rishis, have eulogised Vedas in their literary works and based on their experience have admitted that Vedas are the divine voice of God.
That is why, Kapil Muni in his Sankhya shastra sutra 1/66 and Patanjali Rishi in his Yog shastra sutra 1/7 have shared their experience to educate us that the preach of any Rishi (Mantradrishta Rishi) is also considered as a proof to reach at truth. And also the holy books written by the Rishis based on Vedic culture are also considered as proof called ‘Partah Pramann’, Vedas being Swatah Pramann. Is it not our bad luck that the said secrets of Vedas are now mostly unknown to people and at this juncture, so called preach of any modern saint (sant who is against the Vedas) which does not tally with Vedic culture and which is definitely considered by learned of Vedas as totally false/unauthentic, is being accepted happily by the innocent public? If we consider impartially then we would find that the said matter is definitely harmful to the society, being against the Vedas because it does not come within the parameter of Vedic authenticity. Now, question is that who will bell the cat?
Duly indulged in illusion and mostly intention being after the materialistic articles etc., hardly anybody spares the time to study the literary works of Rishis like Upnishads, Shastras, Nighantu, Ashtadhyayee, Shatpath Brahmin Granth and above quoted holy books which contain abundant proofs of ved mantras.
Hence, when one will fail to study these great literary works of Rishis, under the guidance of learned acharya of Vedas, then naturally anyone will cast doubt over the Vedas which implies non-awareness of Vedic knowledge. Nowadays, people study the so-called spiritual books written by ordinary people but not those written by Rishis. It shall not out of place to mention here that Atharvaved mantra 7/105/1 preaches us to study Vedas or to study the spiritual books written by Rishi-Munis. The mantra strongly stresses not to study such books which are written by ordinary people. This secret has been made unknown to the public by several saints, by stating that Vedas, Yajyen and yogabhyas are difficult and need not to be studied/performed. People do not know that God states to study Vedas and perform daily agnihotra/Yajyen, name jaap of God and practice of Ashtang yog under the expert guidance of learned acharya.
Due to ignorance of the same, people are not able to understand that they are doing sins by not obeying the God’s order of studying Vedas and doing yajyen etc. On the other hand, they are accepting the juicy lecture of saints, who are against the Vedas and who are mostly professional. Moreover, all the present sects along with their pious books have emerged about two thousand to two thousand and five hundred years ago. As compared to this, Vedas have been on this earth since One Arab, ninety six crore, eight lakhs, fifty three thousand and one hundred and thirteen years. As mentioned above, Vedas are not a book. That is why, it has become difficult to repose faith in Vedas, in the absence of deep study under guidance of learned acharya of Vedas and Ashtang Yog.
Yet, it is a well-known fact spread by the tapasvis, Rishis-Munis by their preach and above quoted spiritual books that Vedas are eternal and immortal knowledge which emanate directly from God. This fact is even supported by renowned scientists like Maxmuller and many others who believe in authenticity of Vedas. It is further a well-known fact that Vedas have been preserved in world libraries with respect and honour, accepting Vedas as first and the most ancient literature. I mean to say that Vedas are the first knowledge which came on the earth. It was spread orally through the tradition of acharya and disciple, right from the beginning of the earth, as mentioned above. So, Vedas were remembered by heart by everyone. About five thousand three hundred years ago, for the first time, Vyas Muniji, who himself remembered the Vedas by heart traditionally, wrote them on Bhojpatra for the benefit of mankind. He completed the said pious task on the day of poornnima, about five thousand three hundred years ago. Since, then the poornnima has been named and remembered as Vyas Poornnima. Further, when printing press came into existence in sixteenth century, the Vedas written on Bhoj patra by Vyas Muniji were printed in the form of book which is called “Samhita” and not ved. Samhita means collection of ved mantras which has been printed. Half of the intellectuals of the world believe Vedas to be the divine voice of God and yet half of the intellectuals believe that Vedas have been written by some great scientist who has no parallel to himself in the entire world. But learned of Vedas know that God is the scientist of all scientists and no one is born even equivalent to such God nor shall be born in future. Then what to talk about being above the God.
It is also pertinent to mention here that a part of Bheeshma parv of Mahabharat have been secluded, named and printed as Bhagwad Geeta (eighteen chapters). Infact, Yogeshwar Sri Krishna Maharaj has praised and eulogised Vedas in Bhagwad Geeta. The above stated facts are known only to learned of Vedas. The saints who are ignorant of the knowledge of Vedas are naturally ignorant of the Vedas’ knowledge contained in Bhagwad Geeta and are therefore compelled not to explain the shloka of Bhagwad Geeta, briefly and truly wherein the reference and truth of Ved mantras exists. Why? Because they have not studied Vedas.
However, most of the present literary works and most of the saints are reiterating the fact that Vedas are divine voice of God. In this connection, Almighty, omnipresent, formless God has already stated in Atharvaved mantra 12/5/40 that those who do not study Vedas but take a piecemeal (portion) of Ved mantras, only which suits them, by means of studying other books etc., or listening from anywhere else [not based on traditional study of Vedas] will be punished by me (God).
Isn’t it surprising that yet no one is taking the initiative to study Vedas. On the contrary, those deeds which are against the Vedas and promote blind faith are being done on large scale. To experience the truth, we will have to revert back to Vedas.
7.) Jisko aisee sthiti mein santaan prapt karne kee ichha ho, weh remarriage kar sakta hai otherwise poornna aayu Brahmacharya dharann karke guzarey.
8.) I paste one of my answers in this regard—-
Vedas have never been written by anybody. As per four Vedas like Yajurveda mantra 31/7, the knowledge of four Vedas emanated direct from God at the beginning of the earth and is originated in the heart of four Rishis. Vedas contain knowledge of science, about deeds and worship but Vedas never tell any story or any proper name etc. It is hundred percent clear that no Veda tells about the matter as mentioned by you about son of God etc. Vedas tell, he the son of god, who is a Philosopher of Vedas and Ashtang Yoga Philosophy and has controlled his five senses, five perceptions and mind , he always observes truth in mind, speaks truth and all his actions are based on truth. And therefore Vedas too never speak about Kalki avtar etc.