D: Swamiji charan sparsh really it is too much difference when i came there, from 5 years I was with you via website I asked so many questions but when I came and met you all answers I got in first time only, I am lucky that you gave me deeeksha also and really I feel that I was supposed to come before, I don’t know why I wasted so many years, it was very nice to be in your ashram also thanks swamiji, I request please always keep us with you only, thanks very much
Swami Ram Swarup: My heartiest blessings to you, my son.

Please, continue your worship.

S D: Hello Swamiji, I just checked your website by chance. and really liked the answers you have provided there. Sir, actually, I am really disturbed for the past 3 months, because my father has passed away this year . There were no signs of sickness though he was a hypertension patient but he used to take his medicines regularly and other preventions strictly. I dont know, how it happened so quickly and why it happened. he was only 64 years old. and i am not able to cope up with the situation. I am feeling very disturbed and guilty. His face is coming up in front of me every moment. There is only one question, we could have done this or that. Now, I just want to know, why soul does not talk or give any friendly message to its sad family members who are left behind, or why soul becomes a total stranger after coming out of the body. or can he still see us or talk to us may be invisibly? also, why God has made all these relations then? Please sir, help me in finding answers for these confusing questions. Thanks & Regards.
Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you, my daughter. I’m sorry to listen about your father’s demise. May God give him peace. Whatever you’ve stated about the death of your beloved father, I can only say that all this is controlled by the administration of God under death and birth. So, we have to accept the administration of Almighty God, as regards talking of soul it does not come in the process of creation, please. The creation is based on fundamentals which are ever unchangeable. In the said process, soul can only talk when soul resides within body because the media of talking is mouth, tongue and palpitation of vital airs. When soul comes out of the body, he remains in Sushupt Avastha i.e., coma like stage. The said stage remains until the soul gets next body in next birth. So, soul does not talk. He requires mouth to talk, ears to listen, eyes to see, feet to walk and hands to work, intellect to think and mind to collect information from senses. When every matter (body) is destroyed on pyre then how the soul would be able to talk, think, see, listen? God has made our relations to do Vedic worship, to get peace while living.

When an aspirant, while discharging all his duties, worships God then only he becomes capable of discharging his duties faithfully, keeping aside the ties of attachment and emotional bondage. Due to the attachment in materialistic articles of the world like gold, assets, gems, pomp and show etc., people forget the God Who has made the said items including all matters of universe like air, water, food, earth etc., for us and hence the problem arises.

Now, I would like to come to the matter of death of your beloved father for which I again feel sorry. Now, Vedas tell that you may remember your father and all the comforts given by him to you but Vedas prohibit to weep and to mourn for him because Vedas tell that if a person would continue mourning and weeping for the departed soul, he will inturn minimize his life span as well. You may do hawan to give peace to the soul of your father. I also paste my article in this regard.

Attachment (about Soul & Body)

Relationship is always made at least between two matters which are always separate from each other. One says that this is his house. So house is separate and person is separate. Another says that this is my house, my son, my wife etc. So person is separate, his house, son and wife are also separate from each other. That is why the relation was made.

Similarly when someone says that this is his head and leg, ear and eyes etc., so here also it is clear that the person who is making relation with head, eyes etc., is separate and the said organs and the whole body are separate. Otherwise relation cannot be made. No one on the earth says that he is eye, he is head, he is leg, he is body etc., but always says that all the organs of body belong to him. So naturally question arises that who, “HE” is to say that this is his head.

Here “HE” means “SOUL” who resides in the body. Rigveda mantra 1/164/20 says that this body is like a tree. Tree is destroyed one day. So body made by prakriti’s five matters (earth, air, water, space, fire) is destructible, prakriti being non-alive. In said tree, God and soul also reside and both are alive matters.

God is omnipresent but soul is not omnipresent and resides at only one place at one time. Suppose we are sitting in a dark room in the night then we are unable to do any task like studying but in the light of electric bulb we are able to do job. Similarly human body only works when the soul resides in it. That is soul works like an electric bulb otherwise we daily see so many deaths of youngsters also whose healthy body is there but does not work, eye can not see, ear can not listen etc., so which matter (tatv) had left the body. Yes, it is only soul.

After death

Yajurveda mantra 3/55, says, “DEVAIYAH JANAH NAH PUNAH MANAH DADATU” i.e., by blessings (preach and true education of Vedas) may learned Acharya give us next birth of human being so that we may again be able to learn the truth of Vedas and to get salvation. So one must always adopt true path by which he gets rebirth of human being to continue the real
spiritualism to get salvation etc., because Atharvaveda mantra 9/10/16 further says that human being who has done pious deeds and adopted true path they get pious human body in the next birth, otherwise soul gets the lowest/contemptible body, like animals, birds etc. Mantra is APAANG PRAANGETI SWDHAYAA GRIBHITAH AMARTYO MARTYENAA SAYONIHI. TA SHASHVANTA VISHUCHINA VIYANTA NYA NYAM CHIKYURN NI CHIKYURNYAM.

Soul according to its good or bad deeds(APANGETI) takes bodies of animals, birds, insects etc., and (PRANG) bodies of Rishis, Munis, i.e., (uuch Yoni) best bodies after leaving the present body. The soul (SWDHAYAA GRIBHITAH) duly attached with its own power of taking birth according to pious deeds and sins, enters other bodies (AMARTAYAH) though the soul is away from death, being immortal but after death of bodies, takes new bodies. These ideas of Vedas has very well been mentioned in Bhagwad Geeta shlok 2/20 wherein Yogeshwar Shri Krishna says (AJO NITYAH SHASHWATOAYAM PURAANNO NA HANYTE HANYAMANNE SHARIRE ) i.e., the soul is (AJAH NITAYAH SHASHWATOH) never takes birth and is eternal (NAHANYATE HANAYMANNE SHARIRE) in fact after death of body too soul is never dead being immortal. (TASHASHVANTA) this process of death and birth of bodies and souls is eternal.

(VISHUCHINA VYANTA) soul and bodies go far away to different directions [soul goes to Savita etc., {given below} according to Yajurveda chapter 39 and then takes birth and gets another body and five elements of body go to space and are mixed within air, fire etc., according to Yajurveda mantra 40/15] (ANYAM NICHIKYHU) many learned know about this fact (ANYAM NICHIKYHU) another who lack knowledge of Vedas, do not know the fact, i.e., we mostly know our body but not ourselves, i.e., soul. Death is sure i.e., the body will have to be cremated one day.

In Atharvaveda mantra 8/8/11 ‘Yamdut’ means = ‘YAM’ means God, and ‘dut’ means storm, cyclone, flood, earthquake, heavy rains, etc., etc., in mantra the air is Yam. So when a soul is to leave the body then by the power of God, sutratma air enters the body and takes the soul out of it then goes to Savita, etc.

In 39th chapter of Yajurveda the process of this cremation is mentioned. This process is also called as “NARMEDH YAJYEN”, “PURUSH MEDH YAJYEN” and “DAH KARAM” and “ANTEYESHATI KARAM”. Atharvaveda mantra 10/8/26 says “YEH CHAKAR SAH JAJAR” means He (God) who makes the body, He destroys the same one day. Sense of Yajurveda mantra 39/5 is that when the soul leaves the body then the soul wanders in so many places, takes another body according to its previous deeds (karmas). Yajurveda mantra 39/6 says that the soul after leaving the body, on the first day goes to Savita (sun), second day agnihi (fire), third Vaayu (normal air), fourth Aditya, fifth chandrma (moon), sixth ritu (seasons), seventh marutah, eighth brihaspati (tiniest air), ninth mitrah (breathing), tenth varunah (udan air), eleventh indrah (electricity), twelfth Vishvedevah (in all divine qualities). Then, after wandering in sky, gets body according to previous deeds. So these twelve days are completed, then after 13 days the soul takes another body. Rigveda mandal 10 sukta 135 says that normally soul after getting body faces the result of its past lives’ deeds and under influence of illusion (duly attracted towards illusion) does sins and again gets birth to face the sins. The soul is immortal and always separate from body. When an aspirant meets with a learned Acharya and gets spiritual education, then the fourth mantra says that the soul gets salvation.

Again, my blessing to you.