Pranams to HH SRI CHINNA JEEYAR SWAMI, Please forgive me for this mundane question. The reason why I am asking it, is that I want an answer from an Acharya rather than western historians or Bharatiyas who are not well-versed in our scriptures, etc. I would like to know how different gotras formed different endogamous [...]
I have a few questions on Madhyahnikam (Noon sandhya prayers). 1. The noon arghya pradanam is done facing north. Should the Prayaschitta arghyam also be done facing north or east? 2. Should Aikyanusandhanam at noon be done facing north or east? 3. Should the Pranava Japa (starting with Pranavasya rishi brahma) at noon be done [...]
I would like to know about Bagavad Ramanuja’s philosphy on role of women in doing pooja of the saligrama. If a women in married to a family who are not srivaishnavas can she still take a saligrama from the parents family and do the pooja. Your repsonse would be highly appreciated. IT IS ONLY [...]
I want to know about “At morning, First chant dwayam Sandhyavandanam [archarya thennian sloka] and then do sandhyavanam [praathah & mhaadhyanika sandhyavandanam] OR vice-versa. Which is correct? WE ARE HAPPY FOR YOUR INTEREST IN MAINTAINING THE VEDIC PRACTICES. INITIALLY AFTER BATH AND MARKING THE HEAD, ONE HAS TO CHANT GURU PARAMPARA AND 3 MANTHRAS, [...]
My mother showed my jathakam to a person who is well known in jathakams he told that The Lord Shani will affect me for two years and he told some procedures must be done to reduce the effect of Shani by doing shani japas in the temple.Since i had taken vaisnava diksha from gaudiya vaishnavism [...]
My another question is about the chicken pox which is called as ammavaru,pongu,atlamu in our andhra pradesh.Many people say that this will come to a person if he or she liked by durga Matha is it correct ,Is anything is mentioned about it in vedas. NO. IT IS A HEALTH HAZARD. NOT ANY GODLY [...]
Please enlighten us in this contest what to do and what not do, at the time of either birth or death in a family. please let us know why these are done what they signify.
Please enlighten us in this contest what to do and what not do, at the time of either birth or death in a family. please let us know why these are done what they signify. WHEN THERE IS BIRTH OR DEATH IN A FAMILY, THE WHOLE FAMILY GETS “A:SOUCHAM” WHICH MEANS IT GETS POLLUTED. [...]
Whether one can go to temples and perform aradhanas and poojas if one’s parents have left the world.
We are from Columbus,OH. We came to know that You are gracing the Hindu temple in Cincinnati and performing the Srinivasa Kalyanam. We are very much interested to participate but we dont know whether we can participate because my husband’s father expired in Nov,2005. We were told last year not to observe any festivals or [...]
Jai Srimannarayana! I have a question which has been left unanswered by many religious speakers whom I have asked about conducting the Kalyanam of Radha with Lord Krishna. Is Radha Krishna Kalyanm celebrated? NO. IT IS NOT. ACCORDING TO ORIGINAL SRIMAD BHAGAVATHAM, COMPOSED BY THE GREAT SAGE VEDA VYASA, THERE IS NO CHARACTER CALLED [...]
Subject: lion throne, Nityotsava What is meant here with “lion throne”? Is there any translation available of the Nityotsava? LION THRONE IS ‘SIMHA:SANAM’ ON WHICH GOD SITS. NITHYA UTSAVAM IS DAILY RITUALS OBSERVED IN TRADITIONAL TEMPLES, DONE ACCORDING TO SOME A:GAMA SA:STHRA.