The spontaneous compassion of the Lord – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

Compassion

The spontaneous compassion of the Lord – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Out of His spontaneous compassion He restored all people back to consciousness, and through the means of His holy names enabled them to pass beyond the impassable ocean of the age of Kali, the age of quarrel. Thus news of the names of Krsna was told from person to person.

[ Srila Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya, Susloka Satakam, text 46 ]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; August 17, 2015 – To see original post please click here.

The Golden Lord’s chanting – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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The Golden Lord’s chanting – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“When the Golden Lord’s congregational chanting of the holy names had only just begun, the transcendental qualities of the name cleansed the ears of the living entities. Thus, astonishingly, those of impure mentality became pure in mind, and as they continued to hear, became intoxicated and began to dance.”

[Susloka-Satakam, Text 32]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; August 17, 2015 – To see original post please click here.

Hari-sankirtan in every home – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

Harinam

Hari-sankirtan in every home – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“In every home throughout the world there is a tumult of hari-samkirtan. On every body are tears, hairs standing erect, and other symptoms of ecstasy. In every heart is the most exalted and sweet spiritual path that leads far away from the path of the four Vedas. All this has appeared now that Lord Gaura has descended to this world.”

[Srila Prabhodananda Sarasvati, Sri Caitanya-candramrta, text 114]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; August 18, 2014 – To see original post please click here.

Bell metal to gold – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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Bell metal to gold – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“As bell metal is turned to gold when mixed with mercury in an alchemical process, so one who is properly trained and initiated by a bona fide spiritual master immediately becomes a brahmana.”

[Sanatana Goswami, Hari-bhakti-vilasa 2.12]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; August 18, 2014 – To see original post please click here.

The loyal disciple – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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The loyal disciple – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“The Vedas say that to a loyal disciple one may speak the confidential secret. Therefore, O most fortunate one, now please hear the glories of Goloka.”

[Brhad Bhagavatamrta, Part 2, Chapter 1, text 6]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; August 18, 2014 – To see original post please click here.

Distributing the nectar of the Holy Names – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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Distributing the nectar of the Holy Names – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“O swan gliding in the lakes of the Vraja-vasis’ love, I wish that I may wander everywhere always chanting and drinking the nectar of Your names. Those most sweet names arise from the ocean of Gokula and spread the glories of Your infinitely varied dress and ways of acting. As I wander, behaving like a madman, may I distribute joy to everyone in all the worlds.”
[Narada Muni, Brhat Bhagavatamrta 1.7.143 ]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; February 8, 2014 – To see original post please click here.

Victory of sankirtan – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

Sankirtan

Victory of sankirtan – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Victory! Victory! Victory! I behold something wonderful! All the inauspiciousness of the living entities is destroyed. No one is going to hell. Yamaraja has no more work to do and the effects of Kali-yuga have ceased to exist. This is because all over the world an increasing number of Lord Visnu’s devotees are singing His names while dancing and playing musical instruments.”

[Divya-prabandha, Tiruvaymoli 5.2.1 by Nammalvar, one of the twelve great Vaisnava saints from South India. He appeared in 3102 BC.]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; February 8, 2014 – To see original post please click here.

The supreme occupation – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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The supreme occupation – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

sa vai puṁsāṁ paro dharmo
yato bhaktir adhokṣaje
ahaituky apratihatā
yayātmā suprasīdati

“The supreme occupation for all humanity is that by which men can attain to loving devotional service unto the transcendent Lord. Such devotional service must be unmotivated and uninterrupted to completely satisfy the self.”

[SB 1.2.6]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; February 8, 2014 – To see original post please click here.

Lord Caitanya’s compassion – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

Indradyumna

Lord Caitanya’s compassion – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Out of His spontaneous compassion Lord Caitanya restored all the people back to consciousness, and through the means of His Holy Name enabled them to pass beyond the impassable ocean of the age of quarrel. Thus by the golden moons of Lord Hari and the Vaisnavas news of the names of Krishna was told from person to person.”

[Sarvabauma Bhattacarya, Susloka-Satakam, Verse 46]

Posted by Indradyumna Swami on July 31, 2017 – To see original post please click here.

 

The potency of the Holy Name – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

Gurudeva

The potency of the Holy Name – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“The rivers Ganges, Yamuna, Godavari, Sarasvati, as well as all holy places of pilgrimage appear where the transcendental topics of the infallible Supreme Personality of Godhead are narrated.”

[Srila Rupa Goswami, Padyavali, text 44]

Posted by Indradyumna Swami on July 31, 2017 – To see original post please click here.