Bhumika: Krishan bhagwan ke shri gurudev ka naam
Swami Ram Swarup: Sri Krishan Maharaj ke guruji ka naam Sandeepani Rishi tha, weh un Rishi ke ashram mein Sudama ke sath vedic shiksha prapt karte thei.
Varun: Pranam Guru ji, I wanted to know that while sitting in meditation should one allow what ever thoughts are coming or should one strive to resist them. Specially if the thoughts that arise are negative what should one do(knowledge of arousal of negative thoughts sets a feeling of fear in the mind). Please guide me Pranam guru ji.
Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you.
Any thought whether positive or negative etc., should be tried to stop while meditating. One should be brave devotee and should not worry about fear etc. when any thought enters the mind a devotee should forcefully destroy it and he should continue his meditation. After sometime, thought will also try to enter then immediately devotee should destroy it. The said process should be continued till the thoughts are finally stopped.
Shubham: Swami ji mera padhai me man nai lagta he. Me 12 th me padh raha hu koi tarika bataye jisse mera padhai me man lage.
Swami Ram Swarup: Jis student ka padai mein mann nahin lagta weh doshi hai weh maa-baap ke paisey aur unkee bhavnaon ko nuksaan pahuncha rahaa hai. Isliye aap apne aapko sambhalein aur padai par poora dhyaan dein. I also paste my article in this regard.
STUDENT LOSING CONCENTRATION
Concentration is not made on mind, but mind has to be concentrated on particular point or subject etc. It requires practice of Yam, Niyam, Asan, Prannayam, Pratyahar, Dharnna and Dhyan then one attains Samadhi. In this path, guidance of a spiritual master who knows Vedas and Ashtang Yoga philosophy is needed. Holy name jaap of God helps a lot. I have written a book on Yoga which can be sent on receipt of your postal address. However, personal guidance as stated is essential. It is a moral duty of a student to concentrate on hard study and to look after his health. Avoid bad society always concentrate on your Brahmacharya. Awake early in the morning and after bath-brush etc., do holy name jaap of God at least for fifteen minutes. Go for morning walk and light exercises daily. Take plenty of water i.e., 15-20 glass in a day. Always respect your parents, elders and teachers. Must be soft spoken, Avoid TV to see bad scenes, films etc. This all will help you to concentrate in you study. Whatever, you study and learn, try to write on rough book a lot without seeing books etc. Please refer to the book- “Brahmacharya-Dukh Nivarak Divya Mani”.
How to obtain success as a student
A student must do hard study with firm mind to get success. However, ‘WHERE THERE IS A WILL, THERE IS A WAY’ AND IT IS ALSO SAID THAT “NEVER BECOME NERVOUS AND TRY, TRY, TRY AGAIN.”
Hard working, devotion, dedication, honesty, services to the parents and elders to follow eternal religion mentioned in Vedas, practice of Ashtang Yoga, discharge moral duties to get progress simultaneously in education, science and in spiritualism, do daily havan, to make contact with the learned Acharya, to get his advice are some of the pious deeds which make the future bright and kill the sorrows, problems, diseases, etc.
One must awake 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 HARD STUDY DONE BY STUDENTS AND THEIR GOOD HEALTH WILL SURE GIVE THEM SUCCESS TO MAKE THEM A GOOD EARNING HAND. THE STUDENT MUST ALSO CHANT GAYATRI MANTRA DAILY.
Kiran: Dear Swamijee gaaru, we would like to name our female baby. Name should be started with “Ga” (Eg: Gangotri like that i wish to get more good meaningful names). Please do needful.
Swami Ram Swarup: My blessings to you. I suggest baby’s name as – ‘Gayatri’. Gayatri mantra is itself pious and pure.