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Have any Swaminarayan commentaries on the Brahma Sutras been translated into English?

There are a few of the commentaries that have been translated into english and published by Kavi Kulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University. Akṣara-puruṣottama-darśana-kārīkā-sañcaya: https://www.amazon.com/...
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Is Kundalini Concept alien to Vaishnavism?

As per this webpage, ahirbudhnya-saṃhitā has below descriptions about kundalini: It contracts itself into the form of the world and is therefore called Kuṇḍalinī ; and it is called Viṣṇu-śakti ...
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Meaning of Uchimuhurdhal

It refers to sniffing the head of a newborn baby during the Jatakarma ritual. Uchchi means peak. Uchchi thalai means peak of head. mukarthal means to sniff. The technical term for that is mUrdhani-...
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Learn the meaning of some Terms in Srivaishnava Sampradaya

Elai is colloquial for ezhundhu-aruLi. Literal meaning is 'get up an bless' but is used for 'arrival'. Saatrumurai is the concluding portion of worship to the Lord which involves chanting vedas and ...
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After marriage, why does the ladies have to follow the man's customs?

the woman needs to follow the rituals and procedures of the man's family? Not completely true. In the commentary on the SaptapadikaraNa ritual in the Wedding rituals, Sri Mukkur Lakshminarasimhacharya ...
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What is the meaning of U.Ve. in letters or invitations?

U Ve is short for Ubhaya Vedantacharya meaning one who is well versed in both the Sanskrit Vedanta (Upanishads, etc) and the Tamil Vedanta (Tiruvaymozhi, etc). It is used as a standard prefix just ...
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Is Kundalini Concept alien to Vaishnavism?

No, The concept of Kundalini is not at all alien to Vaishnavism. Narada Pancharatra, A highly respected text in Vaishnavism, has chapters dedicated to the very concept. Some relevant excerpts are ...

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