Abhishek: Mahadev k mahamrityunjay mantra ko sahi vidi se padna aur usk niyam aur rudraksh ko dharan krne ki vidhi jise ki buri cheezo se raksha ho sake. Please ans in Hindi.
Swami Ram Swarup: Is bare mein aap kisi local shiv Mandir mein jaakar guidance lein kyunki vedon mein sirf ek nirakar Parmeshar jo srishti rachna, palna aur sanhaar karta hai, jo sarvavyapak hai aur jo sabki raksha karta hai, Usee ek Parmeshwar kee pooja ke bare mein kaha hai iske ilawa koi doosra Parmeshwar nahin kaha aur na hee kisi anya devi-devta kee pooja ka vidhan hai. Ved kehta hai ki manushya rozana hawan karey, Ishwar naam-Om ka jaap karey aur ved ke gyata vidwanon ka sang karey vidya prapt karke sukhi rahey.
Pawan: Maharaj ji pranaam hum ek two room ke 200 gaj ke plot me rahte hai jisme 100 gaj bna hua hai or 100 gaj khali hai to mujhe ye puchna hai ki mera mandir jo hai wo uttar pashim ke kone me hai or murtiyo ka mukh dakshin disha ki or hai to mujhe ap ye btaye ki ye thik hai ya galat hai agar galat hai to ap kaha mandis lagayu ye bta do please me bahut pareshan hu
Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you.
Is baarey mein aap kisi local mandir mein jaakar poojari se guidance lein kyunki vedon mein murti pooja ka vidhan nahin hai aur na kisi devi devta kee pooja ka vidhan hai, I also paste my answer below:-
Vedon mein sirf ek nirakar Parmeshar jo srishti rachna, palna aur sanhaar karta hai, jo sarvavyapak hai aur jo sabki raksha karta hai, Usee ek Parmeshwar kee pooja ke bare mein kaha hai iske ilawa koi doosra Parmeshwar nahin kaha aur na hee kisi anya devi-devta kee pooja ka vidhan hai. Ved kehta hai ki manushya rozana hawan karey, Ishwar naam-Om ka jaap karey aur ved ke gyata vidwanon ka sang karey vidya prapt karke sukhi rahey.
Eesh: Pranaam and thank you very much for the last answer.. Now I just want to know, that in Geeta, Krishna said its almost impossible to get rid of bad deeds.. for a common man as some one who tries to control these deeds but when it comes in front of him he totally get indulge with it.. So now days all the boys me as well get all the bad works in the little age of 19yrs.. so whats the formula now from which I can save myself from. In past I tried too much that I will not do any bad work but still when I found I cant able to control my self. So I just want remedies to get off from all these bad deeds. Thank you and again pranam.
Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you.
You are welcome, please.
Yes for a common man, it is very difficult even impossible to get rid of bad deeds. Only an aspirant, who has been desire to know about truth, to follow it, he makes contact with learned acharya and starts learning Vedas/spiritual path. Then he learns to perform daily Yajyen/agnihotra with ved mantras, name jaap of God and practice of Ashtang yog. In addition, he listens to Vedic preach where he is taught to work hard to leave the bad thoughts and deeds etc., and tries to make control on his senses and perceptions. So, on one side when an aspirant works hard to control senses and simultaneously he continues his said above quoted worship then one day he becomes capable to leave bad deeds/sins etc., he, at this juncture, knows that God is everywhere and he and God watches us every time . So, if he will do sins, God will punish him accordingly. But the common man does not know the said facts and therefore it becomes impossible for him to leave bad deeds/sins.
Nowadays, as you told the boys are indulged in illusion and mostly are habitual to do sins. The main reason is, as quoted above, that they lack Vedas’ knowledge. So, if one has to leave the bad deeds, he’ll have to make contact with learned acharya of Vedas and yoga philosophy to worship God as quoted above, while studying and discharging all moral duties.
Again, my blessings to you.
So, I advise you to do daily:-
Hard working, devotion, dedication, honesty, services to the parents and elders to follow eternal religion mentioned in Vedas, practice of Ashtang Yoga, discharging moral duties to get progress in education, science simultaneously with spiritualism like, daily havan, to be in contact with the learned Acharya, to get his advice, are some of the pious deeds which make the future bright and obliterate the sorrows, problems, diseases, etc.
One must wake up early in the morning for early morning walk and exercises, must sit on meditation and chant holy name of God, must be away from any addiction and non-vegetarian. Such pious actions lead to long, happy life and bright future.
The Gayatri mantra is as follows —
OM BHURBHUVAHA SWAHA TATA SAVITUR VARENYAM BHARGODEVASYA
DHIMAHI DHIYO YO NAHA PRACHODYAT
Meaning of Gayatri mantra stating each word is as follows. Its meaning is based on
Vedas and Sanskrit grammar. Grammatical hints are in short please.
Om has three Hindi words. Aa, Uu AND Ma. Aa is meant for Aakaar from which three
names of God are built, Viraat, Agni, and Vishwadi. From Uu = uukar from which
Hirannyagarbha, Vayu and Tejas names occur and Ma = makaar from which Ishwar,
Aditya and Praajyan aadi, holy names of God occur. Rigveda mantra 1/164/46 says
God is one but His names are several. But here OM the holy name of God is only
VIRAAT = Viraat word is made from dhatu ‘Rajrideeptau’ i.e., manifest. Therefore
Viraat means He who manifests the universe. As God manifests the universe, thus
Viraat is the name of God. Rigveda mandal 10, sukta 129 states that like potter
makes pot from clay, similarly God creates universe from non-alive matter prakriti.
Prakriti is unseen matter. From unseen matter, the whole universe is created in the
visible form. Science also says that matter is never destroyed but changes its form.
Suppose a paper is burnt, paper changes its form into ashes. Then ashes are crushed
and thrown in air. At this moment, the paper changed into ashes becomes invisible
but was never destroyed. Similarly the whole universe at the time of final destruction
is turned into prakriti i.e., into unseen form.
AGNI = From dhatu, “ANCHU GATI POOJANAYOHO” the word “AGNI is made. Its
meaning is: He who is a form of wisdom. “SARVAJAYEN” i.e., Omniscient. That is,
knows each and every atom of universe and even beyond universe. He who is to be
known, to be gained and is worshipful. So Agni is the name of God.
VISHWA = Vishwa word is made from dhatu, “VISHPRAVESHANE”. Its meaning is He
in whom the universe is entering or He who is entering the universe. So being
omnipresent, Vishwa is the name of God.
HIRANNYAGARBHA = i.e., ” JYOTIRVAYIHIRANYAM”. Its meaning is, who is the base
of all sun, etc., luminous lokas or He who is the living place of all luminous lokas.
VAYU = from dhatu, “VA GATIGANDHANYOHO”, vayu word is made. Its meaning is
He who holds, gives life and destroys and is the mightiest amongst all. So the name
of God is Vayu.
TEJ = from dhatu, “TIJA NISHANE”, the word Tej is made meaning He who is self
made and self-enlightened and gives light to sun, moon, stars etc. God does not take
light from anywhere but gives light to sun, moon, stars, etc. so the unbroken,
unobstructed/unproduced and eternal form of light is Almighty God and not sun,
moon etc. So the name of God is Tej.
ISHWAR = from dhatu, “ISH ASHWERIYE”, the word Ishwar is made. Its meaning is
whose knowledge is thoughtful and true and He who has unlimited wealth, fortune
and glory etc. Therefore the name of God is Ishwar. Here it is not out of place to
mention that soul (man/woman) has limited qualities and are dependent whereas
God is independent and has unlimited qualities that is why He is God.
ADITYA = from dhatu, “DO AVAKHANDANE”, Aditya word is made. Its meaning is the
one who cannot be broken into pieces and thus cannot be destroyed. So God’s name
PRAJAYEN (PRAGYA) = from dhatu, “JYEN AVABODHANE”, Prajayen word is made
meaning whose wisdom is totally without any misunderstanding and thus he who
knows every matter and behavior of whole universe without misunderstanding. So
God’s name is Prajayen. So here also it is not out of place to mention that illusion
can never attack on God and God is totally free from illusion.
BHUHU = “BHUHU ITI VAYEE PRANAHA” i.e., He who is the base of lives of universe,
is most beloved, even more than Prann i.e., breath. So Bhuhu is the name of God.
BHUVAHA= “BHUVAHA ITI APANAHA” i.e., He who is totally free from any sorrow,
and the soul removes his own all sorrows after coming in contact with Him. So the
name of God is Bhuvaha.
SWAHA = i.e., “SWAHA ITI VYANAHE” who is omnipresent in the universe and is
holding the same. So the name of God is Swaha.
SAVITUHU = He who creates the universe. So the name of God is Savituhu.
DEVSYA= who gives all pleasure/merriment, so the name of God is Dev.
VARENNYAM = He who is the most supreme and acceptable. God is most supreme
and acceptable for worship.
BHARGAHA = the purest entity (though God is formless, but finding no suitable
English word of Sanskrit word, “SHUDH SWARUPAM” the word entity has been used.)
TAT = i.e., the God i.e., of the purest entity.
DHIMAHI = i.e., we must hold (sort of meditation) because
YAHA = the God
NAHA = our,
DHIYAHA = mind(i.e., in our minds)
PRACHODYAT = by inspiration (fulfil the mind with wisdom)
“We meditate the God who is the base of lives’ of universe, totally free from any sorrow, omnipresent, creates the universe, gives all pleasure/merriment, most supreme and acceptable, purest entity; May the God enlighten our minds with wisdom by His inspiration”.
Here it is not out of place to mention that idea of a (one) Ved mantra is based on ideas of several Ved mantras. So in the above Gayatri mantra, there are three things —-
Bhuhu, Bhuvaha, Swaha, Savituhu, Bhargaha, Devsya are some qualities amongst unlimited qualities of God. These are called Stuti i.e., to say about God with His real qualities and not self made etc.
Secondly Dhimahi means meditation i.e., one should always sit in meditation and do hard and pious deeds for which he will have to study Vedas in full, while discharging moral duties towards family and nation.
Third and last is DHIYO YO NAHA PRACHODYAT. It is a prayer to God explanation of which is cited above.
HOW TO DO HAVAN
Please sit in the morning to perform havan. Havan must be in sunlight then it is more beneficial. Then half a bowl of fresh water with a tablespoon must be with you with small twigs especially of mango tree if possible, havan samagri, ghee, camphor and match box must be there with you. Please sit on sukh asan on four times folded blanket and blanket must be on mat.
Sukh asan i.e., sit on duly folded feet in comfortable position. Then first close your eyes and concentrate between two eyebrows and chant Gayatri mantra three times within heart and not by mouth. Then open your eyes.
Take one spoon of water in right palm. Chant this mantra, OM AMRITO UPASTRANMASI SWAHA and drink the water which you have put in your palm. Then again take the spoon of water in right palm then chant the next mantra, OM AMRITA APIDHANMASI SWAHA, and drink the water. Then again take the water in right palm and chant the mantra, OM SATYAM YASHAH SHRI MAYI SHRI SHRAYTAAM SWAHA, and drink the water. Then wash the right palm while sitting, with the same water kept in bowl.
Then put the twigs into havan kund with one piece of camphor and burn it. During this process chant the Gayatri mantra again and again till such time the fire is lighted sufficiently. Then chant the Gayatri mantra and at the last add the word Swaha and offer ghee with tablespoon, quantity equivalent to 4 to 5 drops. And if you are alone then also offer in fire pinch of havan samagri from your right hand’s finger and thumb avoiding forefinger. So this offering may be of 11 times, 21 times or 51 times as the time suits. It is the simplest way and I have not quoted the complete method of Yajna. The havan with Ved mantras are always offered as the best worship of God only please. Do havan daily and both times.
Procedure of Chanting
Please, start the day by chanting Gayatri mantra in the early morning sitting on suitable asan like Sukhasan, Siddhasan or Padmasan etc. concentrate on the point between two eyebrows which is called “Agyachakra”. The Gayatri mantra should be chanted along with its meaning both times. Also, please try to perform daily hawan even with Gayatri mantra. Then try to study any of my books daily and put up question if any. After 15 days chant the Gayatri mantra only thrice thereafter do the name jaap of Almighty God-“Om”. The jaap must be done daily by heart and not orally.