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Question and Answer with Swamiji Videos

What Makes Karma Good or Bad? Ahimsa—the Principle of Least Harm. Q&A with Swamiji #4

Rather than specifying a list of rigid commandments, the sages of ancient India prescribed ahimsa as the basis for dharma, righteousness.

Does FREE WILL Really Exist? Scientific and Vedantic Views – Q&A with Swamiji #3

Scientists have identified specific neurological activities associated with decision making, yet they remain unable to explain the nature and origin of consciousness, which is fundamental to all experience.

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Why are there so few FEMALE Rishis and Gurus? Q&A with Swamiji #2.

Ancient India was a highly patriarchal society, yet, this wonderful story from the Yoga Vasishta shows the spiritual superiority of Queen Chudala over her husband, King Shikhidvaja.

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Why do BAD things happen to GOOD people? The Doctrine of Karma. Q&A with Swamiji #1

According to the doctrine of karma, God neither rewards us for good deeds nor punishes us for bad deeds. God gives us the results we ourselves have earned through deeds in this or prior lives.

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Is COVID-19 God’s Will? Evil? Karma? Eastern and Western Views on GOOD & EVIL.

Why does God—all-powerful, all-knowing and perfectly good—allow us to be afflicted by natural evils like the corona virus and moral evils like the 9/11 terror attacks?

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A message from Swami Tadatmananda on the coronavirus pandemic.

The fear and anxiety that naturally arise at times of crisis can be managed through prayer, meditation, and spiritual study, especially study of the Bhagavad Gita.