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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We are spirit soul. Coming into real connection with the infinite, he feels hopeless. I have no charm, no attraction for anything else that might seem to console this diseased body.
Bhaktivinoda Thakura says that when a baby has no knowledge, and an enemy or a disease comes to attack him, he cannot defend himself. It gives a cooling effect to everyone and enables one to taste full nectar at every step. sikdastakam
Sri Siksastakam – Eight Instructions of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
As soon as the whole material contamination is washed away by this process of fhaitanya, all desires and reactions to material activities become immediately vanquished, and real life, peaceful existence, begins. And in chanting these names, there are no strict rules concerning time or place. Today marks the appearance of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the great apostle of love of God chaitwnya the father of the congregational chanting of the holy name of the Lord.
Actually, we are not this body or the mind.
The Science of Self Realization: They are believed to be the only verses left personally written by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu —  with the majority of his philosophy being codified by his primary disciples, known as the Six Goswamis of Vrindavan.
That means here in the material world, whatever joy we accept, it will decrease. When will the hairs of my body stand on end while chanting Your Holy Name?
He may break my heart by hiding Himself from me. Raja-Vidya the King of Knowledge click on image. He appeared years ago in Bengal and in the form of Krsna’s devotee in the mood of Srimati Radharani. First, ceto-darpana-marjanam [ Cc. Out of Your causeless mercy, You have descended in the form of divine sound, but my great misfortune is that I have no love for Your Holy Name.
He left only 8 slokas verses of his instructions in writing, and they describe the glories of the Holy Names of the Lord and the mood one must have to chant and to be a devotee. This morning we are posting the Siksastakam prayers by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and commentary by our Srila Prabhupada. He whose heart is purified can see that the whole cosmic manifestation is but the Supreme Personality of Godhead, but he whose heart is contaminated sees things differently.
Sikaastakam 8 ashlishya va pada-ratam pinashtu mam adarshanan marma-hatam karotu va yatha ziksastakam va vidadhatu lampato mat-prana-nathas tu sa eva naparah. We are not joyful. And at last the soul awakens to its real inner treasure—a life of love with Krishna.
Then his materialistic activity is stopped. Tomorrow I may be in an American dog body, and immediately my duty would change. This page uses Unicode utf-8 encoding for devanagari.
In the Sanskrit dictionary it is said that one yuga means twelve years. His complete concentration will be on Krishna. The teachings contained within the eight verses are believed to contain the essence of all teachings on Bhakti yoga within the Gaudiya tradition.
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 siksasyakam life.
The heart takes so many pictures, and therefore it becomes covered. When will my voice choke up, and when will the hairs of my body stand on end at the recitation of Your name?
Siksastakam Verse 7
The word sundarim means kama, the company of beautiful ladies. There is no possibility of retracing our steps; we can only go ahead. Idam hi visvam bhagavan ivetarah Bhag.
Certainly we cannot live without obeying the state laws, and similarly, we cannot live without obeying the laws of God. Ceto-darpana-marjanam bhava-mahadavagni-nirvapanam sreyah kairava candrika vitaranam vidyavadhu jivanam anandambudhi-vardhanam pratipadam purnamrtasvadanam sarvatma-snapanam param vijayate sri-krsna-sankirtanam. Text 2 namnam akari bahudha nija-sarva-shaktis tatrarpita niyamitah smarane na kalah etadrishi tava kripa bhagavan mamapi durdaivam idrisham ihajani nanuragaha.
It siksastakm just like a ocean, but still it increases. All Glories to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu! We should try to move in this direction. There are not even hard and fast rules for chanting these names. And when the heart is cleansed, then a person becomes eligible for being freed from the clutches of maya, chaitanyx the materialistic way of life.
This is the first installment of benefit from chanting. This is the spirit of a genuine devotee.
O son of Maharaja Nanda [Krishna], I am Your eternal servitor, yet somehow or other I have fallen into the ocean of birth and death. If we neglect to clean a room, soon dust will appear on the furniture and under the bed. Archived from the original on As foretold in Vedic scriptures, the Supreme Personality of Godhead appeared on earth years ago in the form of Lord Caitanya, who is God Himself playing the role of a devotee of Godhead.
It is so nice that once situated in this state of life, one thinks that “I am fully satisfied. We do not know when it has begun, but it is a fact that because there is material contact, our real identity is covered. It increases the ocean of transcendental bliss, and it enables us to fully taste the nectar for which we are always anxious.
In these transcendental names You have invested all Your transcendental energies.