harekrsna hare krsna krsna krsna krsna krsna hare hare hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare

Friday, January 7, 2022

The holy name is absolutely potent

hare krsna hare krsna krsna krsna hare hare hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare

The Chanting of Lord Krsna's holy name us represented in four aspects: name, form, quality, pastime. Lord Krsna's holy name is the seed of all joy, for the holy name and the possessor of the name are no different. In all aspects chanting the holy name is most beneficial  for everyone and all. Therefore the supre Lord Krsna Caitanya Himself  all the super excellent attributes of the holy name. In order to evoke everyone's sincere faith in the holy name, Lord Caitanya prays; 

"O Lord! O most Manificent One! being compassionate upon seeing the destituete situation of the conditioned souls, of your own accord You have manifested Your Holyname, which is non different from yourself . Your holy names are two types pricipal and secondary. hari. krsna, Govinda, Acyuta, Rama, Supersoul, Supreme Controller, Maintaniner, Creator, Mahendra., are your secondary names.

Oh! supreme personality of godhead lord sri Krsna! you have invested all your spiritual potencies and transcendental. qualities to the absolute degree  in your principal, a fact that is substantiated by innumerable scriptural statements like these from the Vedas;

"my lord, is it possible for one to tbe immediately cleansed from material contaminations just by seeing you. What to speak of beholding You in person, merely by hearing your lordships name but once, even candalas, the lowest of men, are free from material contaminations.

"The amount of time that a dvija-brahmana spends in studying and reciting Vedic mantras, if utilized in chanting the lord's name, even indirectly, would yield more benefit, Of this there is no daubt. One who has mastered this two syllables "Ha" and 'ri" has already mastered the four Vedas; Rig, Sama, Yayur and Artha. One is therefore advised, not to spend time studying Vedas; he should simply chant the name of Govinda continuously.

And from Srimad Bhagavatam

"O King,  constant chanting of the holy name of the lord after the wats of great  spiritual authorities is doubtless and fearless wasy of success for all, including  those who are desirous solely of material enjoyment , those who are free from all material enjoyments, and also those who are self satisficed by dint or transcendental knowledge.

"O Lord Visnu your holy name is fully spiritual, and it's self manifested. If one chants the holy name knowing only a little of it's vast glories , he gradually acquire perfect understanding of the subject. Lord Brahma, the first to propagate the transcendental sound OM , the mere utterance of which liberates one from the dreadful dilemma of death and nescience. Hence teh variation  OM is also known as Tarak Brahma.

" Any person who vibrates the holy name Hari just once without offence  immediately becomes resolved to serve the lotus feet of the supreme lord unconditionally and strives for liberation.

"Certainly that heart is steel -framed which , in spite of one's chanting the holy name of the lord with concentration , does not change when ecstasy takes place, tears fill the eyes and hairs of the body stand on end.

" O venerable Bhrgu the Holy name of Krsna is sweeter the sweetest honey, the most beneficial activity among all auspicious deeds. It is the eternal and mature transcendental  fruit of the Vedic desire fulfilling tree. Any person who utters this holy name but once, whether sincerely or casually , but without offenses, is instantaneously liberated.

"O Arjuna Truly I say unto you that anyone who chants my name, being devoted to Me, has certainly purchased Me. I become his property, fully dependent upon him."

Lord Krsna's holy name is like a touchtone gem capable of fulfilling all desires . His name is directly the lord himself and therefore none different from Him. It is the complete whole, transcendental and eternally liberated, because  Lord Krsna and his Holy name are the same principle."

" No one can understand the transcendental nature of the name, form, quality and pastimes of sri Krsna through his materially contaminated senses. Only when one become spiritually by transcendental service to the lord are the transcendental  names, form, quality and pastimes of the Lord revealed to Him.

- sri siksastaka

Inbound Yoga - Luz de Bhakti -Srila Bhaktialoka Paramadvaiti Maharaj

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