Interview von Sri Swamiji in der Telugu-Zeitschrif

Übersetzt aus Telugu ins Englische von Tulasi Tummala

[Tulasi Tummala]:I found this interview as helpfull and interesting.
Hence I spent sometime translating it to English using
best of my knowledge. Pl forgive me if you find any
mistakes in translation. Pl find the translation

'Rama Namam Rama Namam, Ramya minadi Rama Naamamu.
Ida Pingala Naadula madhyana imidi yunnadi Rama
Brief meaning of this Telugu bhajan is :
Rama's name is very sweet. It is embeded in between
Ida & Pingala naadis.

When devotional songs similar to above are sung nice,
there willn't be anyone who is unmoved.
Among different arts, music is very sweet & pleasant.
It can also atract/impress kids & animals.
Naada(music) has power to melt stones and light lamps.
Taan Sen(ancient hindustani singer) is
a good example for this. Though India is flooded with
fast life & globalisation, saint Thyagaraja
keertanas(bhajans) are still popular and will always
be popular. Guru's say Vedas &
Naadas(bhajans/devotional songs) are born out of
Being concerned/worried about people suffering from
mental & physical sickness, His holyness Sri
Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji is doing Naada
Chikitsa(Music healing) to help cure them.


Gurus/saints compare Ramayana to our body itself. Our
mind is like Sita(Rama's wife).
Sita(mind) is abducted by Dasa kanta/demon
Raavana(indriyas/senses). i.e. Mind is abducted by
our Indriyas/senses. Like God Hanuman found Sita in
Ramayana, We can find our mind with the help of

When Pujya Swamiji is asked 'If Naada is mentioned
anywhere in Ramayana?', Pujya Swamiji explained
following interesting story.


Swearing-in ceremony of Lord Rama was going on. God
Hanuman was serving Lord Rama by waving
'Vinjamara'(instument similar to fan). 'Vinjamara'
waving by Anjanisuta(Hanuman, son of Anjana Devi)
has generated sweet Naada(music). This sweet Naada
reminds Lord Rama of days He spent in Vanas(forests).
Then Lord Rama says:

After visiting Agastya ashrama(home of sage) & Atri
Anasuya ashrama Lord Rama hears sweet music.
At the bottom of a lake which is filled with water
Sapta Rushis(7 great sages) are doing deep
meditation with the help of Jalastambana(ability to
live in water for longer).
God Indra(King of deva loka) fears that Sapta Rushis
are meditating to take away his post/job. He sends
Yaksha, Gandharva, Kinnera, Kimpurusha naada taranga
kanyas(lady musicians) into lake to disturb
Sapta Rushis(7 great sages). They keep singing sweet
music. How much ever sweet Naada Kanya's music is,
Sapta Rishis meditation didn't get disturbed. Pleased
by Sapta Rishi's meditation finally God Brahma
appears and tells Sapta Rishi's He can grant whatever
wish they have. Then Sapta Rishi's say they don't
have any wish and they would like to keep staying in
lake listening to sweet music of 'Naada Kanyas'.

Then God Hanuman says, listening to above story told
by Lord Rama, He will visit that lake while going
back after swearing-in ceremony is completed.

When this reporter asked Pujya Swamiji that 'In which
Ramayana this story is mentioned?'.
Pujya Swamiji replied that 'This story is in Ananda
Ramayana which is written by Viswamitra not Vaalmiki'.

When asked 'How Naada is evolved?', Pujya Swamiji
replied that 'It is difficult to give a brief answer'.

When asked 'Can You cure deceases with
Naada(music)?', Pujya Swamiji said that 'I am doctor
to the
patients who come to me for treatment. In addition to
giving herbs & medicines to patient, with the help
of Naada(music) We give more mental powers & peace of
mind to patient'.

Pujya Swamiji also said that 'His ancestors are great
musicians and doctors'.

When asked which music among Carnatic, Hindustani,
Pop & Folk are used in Naada Chikitsa(music theraphy),
Pujya Swamiji replied that 'Carnatic music is used.
Only Carnatic & Hindhustani music are helpful in
Naada Chikitsa.'

When asked if Pujya Swamiji gives more importance to
either beat or tune in Naada Chikitsa, Pujya Swamiji
that 'both tune & beat are equally important'.

Pujya Swamiji also said that 'Swamiji uses
synthesizer which synthesizes multiple musical
instruments. Among
various musical instruments NaadaSwara(drums like
musical instrument) is more usefull'.

When asked to explain Naada Chikitsa(Music Theraphy)
in detail, Pujya Swamiji replied that 'Yoga, Jyotisha,
Mani Saastra
(crystal science), colors and in the last medicine are
used to treat patient in Naada chikitsa. Among various
naadis in our body Ida, Pingala & Brahma naadis are
important. Naadi centers are energized with

When which raaga(tune) is used in Naada chikitsa,
Pujya Swamiji has replied that 'Raaga is selected
on Roga(decease)'.

When asked if poetry also can be used in Naada
chikitsa, Pujya Swamiji said 'Poerty with rythm in
them can
influence naadis upto some extent'.


After interview with Swamiji, Sri Kuppa Venkata
Krishna Murthy(one of Swamiji's close associate) has
explained about Naada Chikitsa(Music Theraphy). He
explained as follows:

Yogi view body & world thru Yogic eye. According to
Yoga there are 72,000 Yoga naadi's in our body.
Prana sakti(power) flows thru these naadis. There are
centres in these naadis. They are called naadi
There are 7 important centers among these which are
called 'Shat Chakras'. 7th one is very important
in Yoga science. Only qualified persons are explained
about this 7th chakra(center) by Guru. Apart from
there are various other naadi centers which are not
important. All these naadi centers vibrate at
freequencies. A person is physically & mentally
healthy as long as these vibrations are regular. A
person becomes
sick when the vibrations in naadi centers become
irregular. Then Naada Chikitsa(Music Theraphy) is

Naada Vibrations generated by Pujya Swamiji's bhajan
singing influence naadi centers(chakras). These Naada
also have Yoga power. Naada vibrations with Yoga power
can regularise vibrations in naadi centers. Jyotisha &
are also used in Naada Chikitsa(Music Theraphy).
Strings are also arranged underneath patient's bed to
vibrations in naada chikitsa(Music Theraphy). Pujya
Swamiji sometimes does Naada Chikitsa(Music theraphy)
Plesant colors are also focused on patient who is
lying on the bed as part of Naada Chikitsa(Music
theraphy). Patient is given
head phones thru which Swamiji's healing music is

In Mani Saastra Swamiji uses crystal wand. When
Pujya Swamiji goes
around in audiens with crystal wand, looking at change
in colors in crystal wand Pujya Swamiji figures out
kind of sickness of
various persons. Then Pujya Swamiji uses same crystal
wand to cure those sicknesses.

After all these treatments Pujya Swamiji uses herbal
medicines. The teertha distributed in Pujya Swamiji
ashram in Mysore is mix
of 32 different herbs. Hence this teertha is called
'Mulika Teertha'.

Pujya Swamiji did Naada Chikitsa(Music theraphy) not
only on individuals but also on group of people at

Naada is Pujya Swamiji's Veda.
Naada is Cure for all diceases.

Sri Guru Datta
Übersetzt aus Telugu ins Englische von Tulasi Tummala

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