Questions & Answers

Questions on the topics of Vedanta, God, Soul, Mind, Relationships, and more, collected from various sources, are answered by Swami Medhasananda, the Spiritual Advisor of the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society of the Philippines.

Though most of the questions discussed here may be approached from different perspectives or angles, and in greater depth and detail, these sample answers are presented to suit a general audience.

It will become evident from browsing over the questions that some seem rather simple, while others are quite deep. Accordingly, answers depend on the nature of the question, and while some can be quite easily understood, others may require a deeper understanding.

Additionally, answers to problem oriented questions may be regarded as suggestions to evoke further thought in the reader's minds, so that they may find solutions most satisfactory to them. Currently some 95 questions are organised in the following categories:

It is suggested that you browse the Questions & Answers page to see if one of the questions asked here approximates you query.

We have offered a general response to many common inquiries. As always, if your question has not been satisfactorily addressed, you can direct any questions, comments, or suggestions you may have concerning our Spiritual Q&A section to us at We will try to respond to all serious, pertinent inquiries.