Philosophical matters

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:

  1. nArAyaNa nAmam is best, are there any celebrations or vrathas observed particularly to that?

2. Why bhagavan created some jIvAthmAs to be in samsaram and some to be in vaikuNtam? –

3. Among jIvAthmAs, what qualifies them as nithyas and baddhAs? –

4. Do mukthAthmAs and nithyasUris face obstacles in their kainkaryam?

5. Though rudhra is a devotee of vishNu, why is he not directing his devotees to worship vishNu?

6. When nithyasUris incarnate as AchAryas, do their consorts also incarnate along with them?

7. How much independence does bhagavAn give to jIvAthmA in decision making of an action?

8. What are avidhyA, karma, ruchi and vAsanA?

9. Is hanumAn a nithyasUri or incarnation of any demigod? Explain his nature –

10. Explain about bhagavAn’s vyUha forms. Do they reside in SrIvaikuNtam or in samsAram?

11. Will muktha jIva be given a particular type of divine body only or any other bodies?

12. hanumAn is considered as a dhEvathA. Can we worship him as we cannot worship other dhEvathAs?

13.  If all AthmAs were equal & no karma before srushti, is bhagavAn subjecting them to samsAra?

14. Who is nArAyaNi and vaishNavi?

15. How do we consider rishis in our sampradhAyam? What is their contribution?

16. What was the philosophy of SrIvaishNavism before SrirAmAnuja introduced viSishtAdhvaitham?

17. How kshIrAbdhi relates with leelA vibhUthi (samsAram)?

18. Sankham is never used as a weapon, then why is it considered as bhagavAn’s Ayudham?

19. What is the highest mood one can have in our sampradhAyam?

20. In our sampradhAyam, apart from krishNa charama SlOkam are there any other charama SlOkams?

21. When a mukthAthmA enters SrIvaikuNtam, will that AthmA take a male body or a female body?

22. What is Athma gyAnam and Athma dharSanam?

23. Among the three consorts of bhagavAn, please explain about who is nILAdhEvi?

24. According to our sampradhAyam what kind of animals can be domesticated?

25. Among uthsava and mUla mUrthy forms of bhagavAn, who is considered more important?

26. It is said that lord residing in all entities as inner soul is nArAyaNa alone. Explain.

27. What does SrIvaishNavaSrI indicate in our sampradhAyam?

28. Will kaivalyArthIs ever get a chance to enter SrIvaikuNtam?

29. In which of our grantham, stages of jIvathmA’s elevation path to SrIvaikuNtam is explained?

30. How does puNya/pApa work for a SaraNAgatha from the time of SaraNAgathi till death?

31. How is mOksham granted to those who do SaraNAgathi and not follow varNASrama dharma?

32. Is there any specific order in seeking knowledge in our sampradhAyam and pUrvAchAryas’ works?

33. Do nithyAthmAs and mukthAthmAs in paramapadham face hurdles and have desires?

34. Who is the cause for jIvAthmA’s SaraNAgathi? jIvAthmA or paramAthmA?

35. What is the essential swarUpam of bhagavAn? A Discussion.

36. In antharyAmi form of bhagavAn, is pirAtti also present in his divine chest?

37. In our sampradhAyam, what is the procedure for accepting sanyAsASramam?

38. What is guNa nishtai and kainkarya nishtai? Which is considered to be superior?

39. What is the significance of pavithra mAlA? What are the rules to follow while wearing it?

40. Does SrivaishNava sampradhAyam also emphasise on following four basic regulatory principles?

41. Kindly explain the significance of SrISatAri. –

42. In our sampradhAyam, do we have worship of ashtalakshmi?

43. Should SrIvaishNavas worship nine planets (nava grahas)?

44. How can ordinary people who don’t know sampradhAya find an AchArya? Is it only by blessing? –

45. Is AchArya – Sishya relationship the only path to realize paramAthmA?

46. Is Lord nArAyaNa himself an AchArya to anyone?

47. How to address AchArya purushas and jIyar ?

48. What is the significance of AchAryas in our life?

49. If AchArya nishtA is higher than bhagavadh nishtA,is chanting rAmAnuja higher than dhvayam?

50. What is the meaning of the word ‘jIyar’?

51. Is ALavandhAr the first jIyar of our sampradhAyam?

52. If everything happens according to paramAthmA’s wish, then why should jIvAthmA suffer?

53. If god is the doer and the owner, why are we made to experience the results?

54. If bhagavath katAksham is there to attain mOksham, then is rAmAnuja sambandham not required?

55. When we do SaraNAgathi through an AchArya, when will we get mOksham?

56. ome texts in SAsthram weaken our belief on bhagavAn. How do we protect our belief?

57. AthmA is free from blemishes and indestructible. Who carries jIvAthmA’s karma?

58. Does jIvAthmA has all navavidha sambhandhams with bhagavAn together or he makes few choices?

59. When AthmA is by nature subservient to bhagavAn, why few AthmAs aspire for kaivalya mOksham?

60. What is the relevance of smruthis in kaliyuga?

61. AthmA is free from blemishes and indestructible. Who carries jIvAthmA’s karma?

62. Does jIvAthmA has all navavidha with bhagavAn together or he makes few choices?

63. Why is jIvAthmA in this material world? Is it bhagavAn’s wish or jIvAthmA’s wish to be here?

64. It is said that jIvAthmA should be serving paramAthmA. Please explain in detail.

65.  Apart from SrIvaishNavas, how will rest of the people attain mOksham?

66. According to our sampradhAyam, what is the significance of the word ‘thiru’?

67.  In nava vidha samba, masculine aspect of paramAthmA is emphasised more. Explain.

68. When AthmA attains mOksha, he becomes equal to bhagavAn in eight qualities. What are they?

69.  We should leave all materialist thoughts/memories. How can we achieve this state?

70. Please explain in detail abo different roles played by SrIdhEvi, bhUdhEvi and neelAdhEvi.

71.  In process of paramAthmA acce jIvAthmA, thAyar plays recommendation role. Explain.

72. While SAsthram is saying Ath is of feminine nature, why addressing in masculine gender?

73. It is said that SEshathvam is At’s swarUpam. Then how kaivalyArthIs are granted mOksham?

74.  During santhai/vEdhic schools praNavam/vEdha manthrams are chanted aloud. Is that accepted?

75. What is the meaning of the word ‘padi’ in literary circles?

76. For SaraNAgathas, pravruththi is hurdle. For rest of them nivruththi is hurdle. Pl elaborate