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No foe whatever can put you to trouble in this invulnerable fort of Hari’s Name.

Nama Article 30th July 2013

 

Source: Pagal Harnath on the Divine Name

 

No foe whatever can put you to trouble in this invulnerable fort of Hari’s Name.

 

He who resides in this fort can live ever happy and unconcerned.

 

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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But there is no such risk in Name, where with the acquisition of power, Prema develops and renders individuals humble and gentle.

Nama Article 27th July 2013

 

Source: Pagal Harnath on the Divine Name

 

The result of austerities is something super natural, while that of Name is Prema.

 

Another superiority of Name is, that in practicing austerities many super natural powers come in, by which individuals are infatuated and becoming oblivious of their ownselves and of the life of lives and get intoxicated with pride.

 

But there is no such risk in Name, where with the acquisition of power, Prema develops and renders individuals humble and gentle.

 

Please check these: Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

 

Only in the company of Sadhus is 'premai' experienced in one's heart.

 

That love, can sprout only by his grace. His grace descends when we chant the Mahamantra

 

Mechanical chanting is the only starting point we can attempt. It matures to love by grace.

 

What is there in this world that devotion to the Lord cannot do?

 

Repetition of Name will create Love. Hari will be yours when you attain Love

 

Feeling blessed, “How fortunate am I to have been blessed with this Nama!” one should drown Bhagavan in ‘premai’ – love

 

I can worship God, but how can I love LORD KRISHNA? You can love Him if you understand that Sri Krishna is pure love and love alone.In order to realize that you have to continuously chant the Maha Mantra.

 

Pure love towards me is developed by hearing My praises, having My darshan, meditating on Me and by Chanting My Divine names and glories.

 

'Similarly, my friend,' the master says, 'you can sit like that forever, but you'll never be meditating or understanding truth.'

 

When the necessary intensity of love for the Name is present, our mind will dwell uninterruptedly on the Name.

 

Pure love towards me is developed by hearing My praises, having My darshan, meditating on Me and by Chanting My Divine names and glories.

 

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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If we become ‘shãntam’ (quiet due to inner peace), calm/peaceful vibrations emanate from us. When he performed Nãmasankirtan, even wild animals like lion and tiger joined him!

Nama Article 26th July 2013

'Mamadai inri karunai manni' – Be affectionate towards all. No one and nothing should fear you. Leave alone an animal or a bird; even a man should not fear you. We find some persons always in 'piping hot' temper! We do not go near him at all. Just a look at him keeps us away! He need not even show his bad temper to us outwardly. What is the reason for this? The vibration that radiates from him. If we become 'shãntam' (quiet due to inner peace), calm/peaceful vibrations emanate from us. Then, even animals and birds do not dread us. This is seen in Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's life. When he performed Nãmasankirtan, even wild animals like lion and tiger joined him! Many such 'charitrãs' can be narrated.

Please check these: Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

Henceforth the world will refer to you to indicate poverty and me for the wealth as I am Dwarakadeesa. But both of us enjoy shanti. The reason for this is 'Gurohu anugrahenaiva puman puranah prasantaiye'

I request to you please tell me your valuable advice for finding the peace in my life.

His very image filled with divine wisdom, power, love, joy and peace

Divine Name will not only shield you from all harm, but also grant you the power of endurance and peace.

His sweet Name on your lips, you may be sure, your life will flow like a rippling river singing the song of eternal love and joy.

Complete resignation to the will of God in every situation of life means enjoyment of peace, joy and contentment from moment to moment.

The man of prayer will be at peace with himself, and with the whole world

I have not the slightest doubt that prayer is an unfailing means of cleansing the heart of passions. But it must be combined with the utmost humility.

Mind, due to is very nature is ever-vacillating. if you sincerely pray to get the obstacle removed, your prayer shall be fulfilled.

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 formal offerings to the Deity are of little worth, unless the mind be bent in devotion.

Nama Article 25th July 2013

 

The formal offerings to the Deity are of little worth, unless the mind be bent in devotion. How beautiful does Raidas express himself on this point!

 

Sant Raidas

राम मैं पूजा कहा चढ़ाऊँ । फल अरु फूल अनूप न पाऊँ ॥टेक॥

थन तर दूध जो बछरू जुठारी । पुहुप भँवर जल मीन बिगारी ॥१॥

मलयागिर बेधियो भुअंगा । विष अमृत दोउ एक संगा ॥२॥

मन ही पूजा मन ही धूप । मन ही सेऊँ सहज सरूप ॥३॥

पूजा अरचा न जानूँ तेरी । कह रैदास कवन गति मोरी ॥४॥

 

Sant Raidas by Swami Sivananda

 

What shall I offer Thee for worship, O Rama? – Fruits and flowers are rare, I find not.

The milk in the cow's udder is defiled by the calf tasting.

The 'Bhramara' hath contaminated the flower, and the fish the water.

The serpent entwines the sandal tree: – Poison and nectar are to be found side by side.

In the mind is the worship: In the mind, the incense: – In the mind I attend on Thy natural Form.

I know not Thy worship or oblation. – Says Raidas: What shall be my fate?

 

Please check these: Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

 

Let the one who cannot do Bhakti go out to do tapas!

 

What is there in this world that devotion to the Lord cannot do?

 

Man feels that only the most difficult is the highest, the most difficult way is the best way. This is a very wrong notion

 

That love, can sprout only by his grace. His grace descends when we chant the Mahamantra.

 

When can one earn Guru krupa? When God decides to bless a person, he receives Guru's grace. One has to be blessed with Bhakti; and that is blessed only by God/Guru.

 

Reciting the Divine Names of Lord Hari, one can overcome the most formidable delusion of mind.

 

There are many ways. But the simplest and the easiest way is by chanting the "Hare Rama.." Mahamantra.

 

They are for those who don't believe in simple prayers.

 

Bhagawan Nama Bodendra Saraswati Swamigal puts forth his findings in the following words, "Since it is so easy and simple, none takes to it!

 

Would it not amount to grave injustice if one shows a difficult path to the world?

 

God gives whatever is required (by His devotee), removes whatever is not needed, leads the devotee in the path suited to him/her; Since Bhagavãn takes utmost interest in the devotee's needs the latter will not earn/attain any 'siddhi'

 

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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He calls upon all and sundry to join with him repeating the Name of the Lord.

Nama Article 24th July 2013

 

Sant Raidas

 

जीवत मुकंदे मरत मुकंदे।

ताके सेवक कउ सदा अनंदे।। टेक।।

मुकंद-मुकंद जपहु संसार। बिन मुकंद तनु होइ अउहार।

सोई मुकंदे मुकति का दाता। सोई मुकंदु हमरा पित माता।।१।।

मुकंद-मुकंदे हमारे प्रानं। जपि मुकंद मसतकि नीसानं।

सेव मुकंदे करै बैरागी। सोई मुकंद दुरबल धनु लाधी।।२।।

एक मुकंदु करै उपकारू। हमरा कहा करै संसारू।

मेटी जाति हूए दरबारि। तुही मुकंद जोग जुगतारि।।३।।

उपजिओ गिआनु हूआ परगास। करि किरपा लीने करि दास।

कहु रविदास अब त्रिसना चूकी। जपि मुकंद सेवा ताहू की।।४।।

 

Sant Raidas by Swami Sivananda

 

Raidas's faith in the power of prayer is infinite. It is by various names that he invokes his Lord. Rama, Govinda, Hari, Murari, Mukunda-whatever name he invokes, it is always the Nirguna or the attributeless Lord that is meant. He calls upon all and sundry to join with him repeating the Name of the Lord.

 

Repeat, ye people, the Name of Mukunda, of Mukunda. Without Mukunda the body wearieth. Mukunda is the giver of redemption; Mukunda is our father and mother. Living repeat the Name of Mukunda. Dying repeat the Name of Mukunda. His servant is ever in bliss.

 

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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ஜாதி, மத, இன, வேறுபாடு பார்க்காமல் ஸர்வ ஜனங்களும் இறைவனின் நாமத்தை ஜபிப்பதே

Nama Article 23rd July 2013

 

Source: Madhuramurali November 1996

 

மனித சமுதாயம் உய்வதற்கு என்ன வழி ?

 

 

மஹாரண்யம் ஸ்ரீ ஸ்ரீ முரளீதர ஸ்வாமிஜி :

 

ஜாதி, மத, இன, வேறுபாடு பார்க்காமல் ஸர்வ  ஜனங்களும் இறைவனின் நாமத்தை ஜபிப்பதே   மனித ஸமூகம் உய்ய உள்ள ஒரே வழி.

 

Please check these: Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

 

Oh, ye, sing! Oh, yee, sing! The HYMN! Which has found a way of liberation for people of the world alleviating misery!

 

For any nation, for any group of people, for any religion, God is one. We all are His children. Sri Krishna Chaitanya, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Sri Mahatma Gandhi – these three great souls have propagated only this precept.

 

 

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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அவதார புருஷர்கள் ஸங்கல்ப மாத்திரத்திலேயே எதையும் ஸாதிக்க வல்லவர்கள். அவர்களுடைய அவதார கார்யத்தில் நம்மையும் பங்கு கொள்ளச் செய்வது என்பது, நமக்கு அந்த பாக்யத்தை அளிப்பதற்கே ஆகும்.

Nama Article 22nd July 2013

 
Today is Guru Poornima. The auspicious day is celebrated in different parts of the world by our GOD satsang members.
 

Source: Madhuramurali July 1998

அவதார புருஷர்கள் ஸங்கல்ப மாத்திரத்திலேயே எதையும் ஸாதிக்க வல்லவர்கள். அவர்களுடைய அவதார கார்யத்தில் நம்மையும்  பங்கு கொள்ளச் செய்வது என்பது, நமக்கு அந்த பாக்யத்தை அளிப்பதற்கே ஆகும்.

 

தந்தை, கடைத் தெருவிற்கு கிளம்பும் பொழுது அவருடன், அவருடைய சிறு குழந்தையும் கூட வர அடம் பிடிக்கும். தந்தை அவ்வாறு அழைத்துச் செல்லும் பொழுது, குழந்தையின் கையில் சிறு பையை கொடுத்துச் தூக்கிவரச் சொல்வார்.

 

அது போலவே தான் இதுவும்.

 

Please check these: Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

 

To collect people living around one's home and help them chant the Lord's Name is verily service to the Guru. Or to follow the special instruction given to him/her by the Guru is verily 'service' to the Guru.

 

The service that God has entrusted upon your shoulders is to lend them to me!

 

Take all effort to fulfill our Guru's 'lakshya' (aim) and desire. This is what I truly desire.

 

But for those who perform service in the Ãshram, for the sake of the Guru, the Guru's darshan is their only desire.  These people will definitely attain Moksha, whether or not their Guru attains it

 

If it is even possible for you to make one other person chant the Mahamantra, that is the greatest service you can do to Him

 

To have the opportunity to serve a Mahatma in some way is indeed the rarest of the rarest.

 

So if you keep chanting Mahamantra, actually the Guru reaches you!

 

Take the Name constantly. That is the best Seva.

 

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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