Nama Article 12th January 2013
Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji
One should develop taste for Rama Japa (Rama japa ruchi). ‘Taraka Mantra’ is Hanuman’s ‘mata’ (religion), Bhagavata ‘mata’. Pick up the ‘Taraka Mantra’ and do incessant chanting.
A Nãyanmar says, “Pãdiri puliyurãnai pãdãda nãllellam pirakkãda nãlle” – days spent without singing the Name of the Lord of Padiripuliyur (Siva) are days whence I have not been born. (wasteful days). Ramadas sings, ‘Diname sudinamu! Sitarãma smaraname pãvanamu!’-‘Auspicious is the day when the Name of Sitarama is remembered!’