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Who is that joyous person!

Nama Article 30th November 2007
 

Saint Thayagaraja

 

P             sukhi(y)evarO rAma nAma sukhi(y)evarO

 

A             sukhi(y)evarO sumukhi(y)evarO

                akhila sAramagu tAraka nAma (sukhi)

 

C             satyamu tappaga sakala lOkulaku

                bhRtyuDai daiva bhEdamu lEka

                nityamaina su-svara gAnamutO

                nirantaramu tyAgarAja nuta (sukhi)

 

Meaning

 

Whoever is that joyous person! Whoever is that joyous person immersed in (chanting) the name of Lord Sri Rama which carries one across (the Ocean of Worldly Existence), being the essence of everything!

 

Whoever is that joyous person, remaining unfailing in truthfulness, becoming a servant to all people, showing no differentiation between Gods and, together with the eternal sweet music, ceaselessly immersed (in chanting the name of) Sri Rama – the Lord praised by this Thyagaraja!

 

Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan  :

 

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

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Who is that joyous person!

Nama Article 30th November 2007
 

Saint Thayagaraja

 

P             sukhi(y)evarO rAma nAma sukhi(y)evarO

 

A             sukhi(y)evarO sumukhi(y)evarO

                akhila sAramagu tAraka nAma (sukhi)

 

C             satyamu tappaga sakala lOkulaku

                bhRtyuDai daiva bhEdamu lEka

                nityamaina su-svara gAnamutO

                nirantaramu tyAgarAja nuta (sukhi)

 

Meaning

 

Whoever is that joyous person! Whoever is that joyous person immersed in (chanting) the name of Lord Sri Rama which carries one across (the Ocean of Worldly Existence), being the essence of everything!

 

Whoever is that joyous person, remaining unfailing in truthfulness, becoming a servant to all people, showing no differentiation between Gods and, together with the eternal sweet music, ceaselessly immersed (in chanting the name of) Sri Rama – the Lord praised by this Thyagaraja!

 

Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan  :

 

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

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The value of chanting His name is immeasurable

Nama Article 29th October 2007
 
Haripath – Sant Gnyaneshwar
 

Meaning

 

One who ascends, even for a moment, To the threshold of God

Will assuredly attain the four stages of Liberation.

 

Therefore, chant the name of Hari . Yes, chant the name of Hari!

The value of chanting His name is immeasurable;

 

So let your tongue eagerly chant the name of Hari .

The authors of the Vedas and the various scriptures Have all proclaimed this path with their arms

upraised.

 

Jnanadev says: chant Hari’s name; The Lord will then become your slave,

Just as Krishna became the servant of the Pandavas, As Vyasa, the poet, has so excellently told.

 

 

Transliteration

 

dhevaachiye dhvaariM ubhaa kShanabhari |

theNeM mukthi chaari saaDhiyelyaa ||

 

hari mukheM mhaNaa hari mukheM mhaNaa |

puNyaachi gaNanaa koNa karI ||

 

asoni saMsaarIM jivhe vegu karI |

vedhashaasthra ubhaarI baahyaa sadaa ||

 

jnYaanadheva mhaNe vyaasaachiyaa khuNaa|

dhvaarakechaa raaNaa paaMdavaaM gharIM ||

 

Abhang

 

देवाचिये द्वारिं उभा क्षनभरि

तेणें मुक्ति चारि साधियेल्या

 

हरि मुखें म्हणा हरि मुखें म्हणा

पुण्याचि गणना कोण करी

 

असोनि संसारीं जिव्हे वेगु करी

वेदशास्त्र उभारी बाह्या सडा

 

ज्ञानदेव म्हणे व्यासाचिया खुणा।

द्वारकेचा राणा पांडवां घरीं

 

Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan  :

 

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

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Due to My causeless mercy, I am very much pleased and enthusiastic to spread the glory of that Dharma which manifests itself in the Kirtan of my Divine Names

Nama Article 28th November 2007
 
Sri Sri Krishna Premi Maharaj

 

Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 36

 

Mandah Sumandamatayo Mandabhagyah Kalau Narah

Tasmat Nashaknuvantyeva Vidhatum Niyaman Bahoon.

 

People born in this Kaliyuga are lazy, slow-witted and unfortunate. Hence they will not come forward to observe the various kinds of strict austerities.

————

Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 37

 

Tasmat Niyamasamanya Nirapeksham Mahaphalam

Dharmam Kamapi Lokesmin Pratikshante Narah Kila

 

And hence they long to have some way that is devoid of even the simplest austerities, but, at the same time, is capable of yielding noble results in this Kaliyuga.

 

—————-

 

Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 38

 

Tameva Dharmam Vakshyami Shrunudhvam Sakalah Surah

Mannamakirtanam Hanta Sarva Dharma Uttamam Nanu

 

So, I shall enlighten you of such a dharma. Listen to Me Oh! Devas! Is it not the chanting of My sacred Divine Names superior to the host of all other dharmas?

 

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Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 39

 

Kalikaala Uchitam Dharmam Namasankirtanatmakam

Prakashayitum Adyaiva Bhavami Kripayotsukah

 

Due to My causeless mercy, I am very much pleased and enthusiastic to spread the glory of that Dharma which manifests itself in the Kirtan of my Divine Names. This is the path most suitable to this Kaliyuga.

 

Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan  :

 

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

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The value of chanting His name is immeasurable

Nama Article 29th October 2007
 
Haripath – Sant Gnyaneshwar
 

Meaning

 

One who ascends, even for a moment, To the threshold of God

Will assuredly attain the four stages of Liberation.

 

Therefore, chant the name of Hari . Yes, chant the name of Hari!

The value of chanting His name is immeasurable;

 

So let your tongue eagerly chant the name of Hari .

The authors of the Vedas and the various scriptures Have all proclaimed this path with their arms

upraised.

 

Jnanadev says: chant Hari’s name; The Lord will then become your slave,

Just as Krishna became the servant of the Pandavas, As Vyasa, the poet, has so excellently told.

 

 

Transliteration

 

dhevaachiye dhvaariM ubhaa kShanabhari |

theNeM mukthi chaari saaDhiyelyaa ||

 

hari mukheM mhaNaa hari mukheM mhaNaa |

puNyaachi gaNanaa koNa karI ||

 

asoni saMsaarIM jivhe vegu karI |

vedhashaasthra ubhaarI baahyaa sadaa ||

 

jnYaanadheva mhaNe vyaasaachiyaa khuNaa|

dhvaarakechaa raaNaa paaMdavaaM gharIM ||

 

Abhang

 

देवाचिये द्वारिं उभा क्षनभरि

तेणें मुक्ति चारि साधियेल्या

 

हरि मुखें म्हणा हरि मुखें म्हणा

पुण्याचि गणना कोण करी

 

असोनि संसारीं जिव्हे वेगु करी

वेदशास्त्र उभारी बाह्या सडा

 

ज्ञानदेव म्हणे व्यासाचिया खुणा।

द्वारकेचा राणा पांडवां घरीं

 

Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan  :

 

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

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Due to My causeless mercy, I am very much pleased and enthusiastic to spread the glory of that Dharma which manifests itself in the Kirtan of my Divine Names

Nama Article 28th November 2007
 
Sri Sri Krishna Premi Maharaj

 

Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 36

 

Mandah Sumandamatayo Mandabhagyah Kalau Narah

Tasmat Nashaknuvantyeva Vidhatum Niyaman Bahoon.

 

People born in this Kaliyuga are lazy, slow-witted and unfortunate. Hence they will not come forward to observe the various kinds of strict austerities.

————

Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 37

 

Tasmat Niyamasamanya Nirapeksham Mahaphalam

Dharmam Kamapi Lokesmin Pratikshante Narah Kila

 

And hence they long to have some way that is devoid of even the simplest austerities, but, at the same time, is capable of yielding noble results in this Kaliyuga.

 

—————-

 

Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 38

 

Tameva Dharmam Vakshyami Shrunudhvam Sakalah Surah

Mannamakirtanam Hanta Sarva Dharma Uttamam Nanu

 

So, I shall enlighten you of such a dharma. Listen to Me Oh! Devas! Is it not the chanting of My sacred Divine Names superior to the host of all other dharmas?

 

————-

Vaishnava Samhita: Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 1. Shloka 39

 

Kalikaala Uchitam Dharmam Namasankirtanatmakam

Prakashayitum Adyaiva Bhavami Kripayotsukah

 

Due to My causeless mercy, I am very much pleased and enthusiastic to spread the glory of that Dharma which manifests itself in the Kirtan of my Divine Names. This is the path most suitable to this Kaliyuga.

 

Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan  :

 

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

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Guru the washer man, disciple is the cloth; the name of God liken to the soap

 
Nama article 27th November 2007
 
Sant Kabir
 
गुर धोबी सिख कपड साबू सिरजन हार ।
सुरति सिला पर धोइये निकसे ज्योति अपार ॥ 
 
 
gur dhObI sikh kapDa, sAbU sirjan hAr
surati silA par dhOiyE, nikasE jyOti apAr  ॥ 
 

Guru the washer man, disciple is the cloth; the name of God liken to the soap;

 

Wash the mind on foundation firm; to realize the glow of Truth.

 

Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan  :

 

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

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