Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji
Whenever a benevolent thought arises in the hearts of Mahatmas regarding a Jiva, and when they start planning for his upliftment, that very moment, the Jiva begins to get prosperity. Even a despicable sinner becomes purified and becomes a holy person. The mercy that arose in the heart of Nityananda paved way for all auspiciousness for two sinners.
Nityananda shared his thoughts with Haridasa. Haridasa retorted – “You are trying to unnecessarily put your hands into a snake’s hole. Did you not listen to the reports given about them by these people?” Nityananda persisted – “I listened to everything. Can we afford to be afraid of all that? We must surely proclaim the Divine Name to them.” Haridas replied – “We shall propagate the Divine Name – Not to these two, but somewhere else”.
Nityananda replied – “Has Prabhu not instructed us that while propagating the Divine Name, we must do so with equal vision to all people without discrimination. Whether a sinner or a holy man, all persons deserve to receive the Divine Names.”
Haridas said – “Alright!, we shall treat those who come to us without bias. Is it especially needed to go in search of these two persons adamantly and proclaim the Divine Names? So many persons are still left to whom we must impart the Divine Names. Let us attend to them, Come Sir!”
“An intelligent physician will first take care of only those, who are suffering very badly. Similarly, these two need the Divine Names more than the others. The atonement for their cruel acts can come only from the chanting of the Divine Names. They have no other way out. What do you say? Am I right?” – asked Nityananda.
Haridas said – “Your wish! If you consider these two as fit recipients of the Divine Name, then I have no objection to it. I shall accompany you.” Saying thus and chanting very melodiously the Mahamantra,
“Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare”,
they reached the place where Jagayi and Madhayi resided.
Please check these: Excerpts from a discourse by our Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji