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 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. July 9th Letter click on image.
Text 6 nayanam galad-ashru-dharaya vadanam gadgada-ruddhaya gira pulakair nichitam vapuh kada tava nama-grahane bhavishyati O my Lord, when will my eyes be decorated with tears of love flowing constantly when I chant Your holy name? Text 4 na dhanam na janam na sundarim kavitam va jagad-isha kamaye mama janmani janmanishvare bhavatad bhaktir ahaituki twayi O almighty Lord, I have no desire to accumulate wealth, nor do I desire beautiful women, nor do I want any number of followers.
The illusion of wrongly working on the basis of the bodily concept of life is overcome simply by the chanting of the Hare Krishna maha-mantra. It is the life of all transcendental knowledge.
And when the heart is cleansed, then a person becomes eligible for being freed from the clutches of maya, or the materialistic way of life.
The teachings contained within the eight verses are believed to contain the essence of all teachings on Bhakti yoga within the Gaudiya tradition. Text 8 ashlishya va pada-ratam pinashtu mam adarshanan marma-hatam karotu va yatha tatha va vidadhatu lampato mat-prana-nathas tu sa eva naparah.
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You are a drop and you will be thrown into the ocean of divine love. Bhakti, devotion, is ahaituki, causeless. So I can understand that these bodily concerns are not my real business.
But the dirt that the chanting of Hare Krishna cleans is siksawtakam dirt of material desires within the heart.
Prabhupada – Siksastakam – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
This page was last edited on 16 Septemberat Science of Selfrealization And when the heart is cleansed, then a person becomes siksastalam for being freed from the clutches of maya, or the materialistic way of life. He left us only eight verses, called Siksastakamin which His mission and precepts are revealed. Text 5 ayi nanda-tanuja kinkaram patitam mam vishame bhavambudhau kripaya tava pada-pankaja- sthita-dhuli-sadrisham vichintaya O son of Maharaja Nanda [Krishna], I am Your eternal servitor, yet somehow or chaitanay I have fallen into the ocean of birth and death.
Feeling Your separation, I am considering a moment to be like twelve years or more. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.
Then his materialistic activity is stopped. Even not immediately, it will begin to be removed. And after liberation, after being joyful, the material joys decreases. The elaborations and expositions on the philosophy taught by Lord Caitanya are, in fact, the most voluminous, exacting, and consistent, due to the system of disciplic succession.
Therefore, in every effort for joyful life we are being defeated.
Therefore by sat-sanga, or association with devotees, one becomes perfectly pure in heart. His complete concentration will be on Krishna. Please pick me up from this ocean of death and place me as one of the atoms at Your lotus feet.
And this is called liberation. Feeling Your separation, I am considering a moment to be like twelve years or more.
I once had a faint recollection, but now it is gone, perhaps forever. When the mind is completely washed of all material contamination, the pure consciousness acts. Everything appears vacant, because I feel as if Govinda has withdrawn from Me. And kavitam, poetry, represents moksa, liberation.
O my Lord, when will my eyes be decorated with tears of love flowing constantly when I chant Your holy name? Without You, the world is empty. That is the enjoyment we want. The heart takes so many pictures, and therefore chaitanyx becomes covered. 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.