Astrology/what is the correct way to worship of God
QUESTION: I am a 23 year old brahmin girl and have recently started reading Geeta..and have found man verses which say that Demi-god worship is forbidden, whoever worships demigod gets nothinfg more than darkness...however god doesn't restricts it bt he says that whoever worships demigods reaches the planets of demogods and doesn't reach the eternal him. that is one who worships demigods gets the materialistic pleasures but remains devoid of the real God who is the supreme and even the demigods listen his commands only. God says he is only one and has no family and no alike.....kindly guide why then we all hindus worship dmigods and doesn't follow the real path to reach the Real God, the one who is supreme of all and is only "one"...you have read so many vedas kindly guide me the real path to worship God and reach him.what should be the correct way of worshipping?
ANSWER: The best way to worship God - 1)is his remembrancer by heart that is in a usual way , no need of exteranal means ( sadhan) to worship Him .
2) meditation .
This process of doing worship is known as ADWAIT SADHANA .
Present trend followed by majority of people is Dwait Sadhana ( murti pooja ).has been further divided in various samprdaya such as shaiv , vaishnave ,shakta , ganpatya , shanmukham ( in south india ) saur samprdaya etc .
but advait upasana is supream if you are more interested please read ishavasyopanishad / katho panishad / chhandgyopanished thanks.
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QUESTION: Thank you for a very detailed reply...i am obliged...but would also like to know despite the fact that Geeta forbids it saying we can resort to demigods only during childhood and after that if we follow it it will take us to darkness..why do people follow it? Specifically asking, is demi-god upasana good?
Normally satwik upasana gives long awaited results & some times not felt in entire life cycle of human being , but for the upsana of demi - Gods it is belief of majority people that these are helpful to get quick results for worldly achievements but they are not aware of their side effects .Therefore people are attracted & more inclined towards such upasanas . There is one chopai in Ramayana --
sur nar sab ke yah reeti swarath lagi karahi sab preeti .
IN now a days this is applicable for all human beings in every field of life .