world. So we must take our suffering in the right spirit that we are exhausting ourkarma in this last birth. It does not mean that karma is stronger than krishna. He isonly taking us through a progressive path.
Question ID: 541 - Adiyen Ramanuja Dasan, Dear Swamiji, Can you please suggestme a good book in Tamil on Srimad Baghavatham? Also suggest the place where thebook is available. Namaskarams - Balaji - Question By - Balaji, email@example.com
There are not many. You can find a couple of editions in jayalakshmi indological booksopposite to mylapore anjaneyar temple.
Question ID: 540 - Respected Swamin, Dasasya Vignyapanam. I've a questionabout lineage. Tamil SriVaishanvites are said to be from the linegae based onGuruparamparai that extends upto the present day Acharya.We also have Gothrams.For eg., My father's Acharya swami is Sri.Sri.U.Ve. Koil Kandadai Appan Swami of Sriperumpudhur and my father's Gothram is Bhardwaja My father-in-law's , who inturn is our respected acharya, is Sri. Sri. U.VE. Sirupuliyur Suddha Satvachariyarwhose Thirumaligai is in Srivilliputhur and our family Gothram is Gargeya Gothram.How can we trace our lineage? Is it based on gothram or Acharya swami? GargaMaharishi is the son of Bhardwaja Maharishi. How are there 2 different Gothramsbased on both of these great sages? Vasaga Dosham Kshamitharulavum. AdiyenRamanuja Dasan - Question By - Vidhya Vasudevan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kindly do not confuse between gotram and acharya. you can refer to the answer to qno 529 for an explanation of gotrams. Gotrams sutram etc are based on our birth in aparticular varna which is more to do with our body. Acharya sambandham is eventuallyfor Ramanuja sambandham which reaches the atman to srivaikuntha. so acharyasambandham relates to the atman.
Question ID: 538 - Respected Swami, Guru ve Charanam. AdiyEn 33 years oldwomen thengalai Iyengar. AdiyEn have been listening to Swamin?s ?Upanyasam?everyday for the past one year and trying to follow everything possible. AdiyEnhave few basic questions in my mind, kindly clarify them. 1. Is there any specificnumber of times to do Namaskarams for God, Acharyas & elders? 2. There is ?Gagendra azwar? sannidhi in some Vaishnava temples. Is it in our Sri VashnavaSampradhayam? Is there any meaning for the ?Aadhyantha prabu? piture.(Gagendra and Jai Hanumar)? 3. Can AdiyEn keep my ?iraiyadi eidhina? mother's andinlaw's photos in the pooja room? Can AdiyEn offer them the ?kandarul