Eight Seminal Verses of Instruction composed by Lord Sri Chaitanya. Siksastakam Verse 4. na dhanam na janam na sundarim. kavitam va jagad-isa. Siksastakam Verse 7. yugayitam nimesena. chaksusa Sri Chaitanya.
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The word sundarim means kama, the company of beautiful ladies. Accept this fallen soul and consider me a particle of dust at Your Holy Lotus Feet.
Siksastakam Verse 4
The chaiitanya contained within the eight verses are believed to contain the essence of all teachings on Bhakti yoga within the Gaudiya tradition. One should chant the holy name of the Lord in a humble state of mind, thinking oneself lower than the straw in the street; one should be more tolerant than a tree, devoid of all sense of false prestige, and should be ready to offer all respect to others.
He understands that he is not this body-that he’s a spirit soul, and that his business is therefore different from merely material concerns. He may break my heart by hiding Himself from me. Whatever joy you want to enjoy, that decreases.
It is something like that. We are spirit soul. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Even not immediately, it will begin to be removed. That is the enjoyment we want.
It is like a camera. In this age of Kali it is very difficult to adopt the yogic process mentioned in this verse. First, ceto-darpana-marjanam [ Cc. The beginning is cleansing the heart, because we are impure on account of dirty things within our heart, accumulated lifetime after lifetime in the animalistic way of life. Just as life in this material world has its beginning in material sound, similarly a spiritual life has its beginning in this spiritual sound vibration.
There are not even hard and fast rules for chanting these names. These supremely valuable prayers are translated herein. That face means real identification. Just like if one takes bath dipping into the water, he feels refreshed immediately. And My eyes are shedding tears like rain.
Glory to the Sri Krishna Sankirtana, which cleanses the heart of all the dust accumulated for years and extinguishes the fire of conditional life, of repeated birth and death. Then his materialistic activity is stopped. And as soon as the mirror of the heart is cleansed of all dust, immediately one can see the face what he is. Glory to the Sri Krishna Sankirtana, which cleanses the heart of all the dust accumulated for years and extinguishes the fire of conditional life, of repeated birth and death.
Namo siksasttakam krsna-prema-pradaya te. Your email address will not be published. When will the hairs of my body stand on end while chanting Your Holy Name? So in our present conditional life, our heart is overloaded with so much dust accumulated due to our material association from time immemorial. All phases of the self of which we may conceive are fully satisfied and purified, and at last conquered by the all-auspicious siksastwkam of the Holy Name of Krishna.
Siksastakam Verse 4 | Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math
He requested a select few among his followers, who later came to be known as the Six Goswamis of Vrindavan, to systematically present in their writings the theology of bhakti he had taught.
Within his Shikshashtakam, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu stresses the importance of singing bhajan and chanting japa the Names of God. Those symptoms attracted me and I thought that if I sikasstakam attain this, I would feel real satisfaction, but upon attaining that plane, what do I find?
The starting verse of Shikshashtakam states a number of reasons why sankirtana congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord, which in Gaudiya Vaishnavism especially refers to Hare Krishna should be emphasized in spiritual practice. It is the life of all transcendental knowledge. Retrieved from ” https: July 9th Letter click on image. What audacity we have to deal with things so great and beyond our jurisdiction.
Just as life in this material world has its beginning in material sound, similarly a spiritual life has its beginning in this spiritual sound vibration. And what will be your position? Unless one is very expert in such yoga, the best course is to adopt the ways and means of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sri-Krishna-sankirtanam. It has gone somewhere else-towards the infinite. All alternatives have siksashakam eliminated.