The Glorification of Unparalleled Love

निताइ! The Hare Krishna Mahamantra is replete with Radhey-Shyam’s love for each other. Radha’s love for Krishna and Krishna’s love for Radha. The Mahamantra is not just the glorification of Radha and Krishna, it is the glorification of their unparalleled love. It is overflowing with the divine couple’s madness for each other. We celebrate their eternal love by singing the Mahamantra! निताइ!

निताइ! We can’t imagine how grateful Jagai and Madhai must be to Nitai throughout their lives. Everyday they must be crying profusely in gratitude. Their every drop of tear was a testimonial of Nitai’s unparalleled mercy.  निताइ!

निताइ! Writing Nitai’s name in the air with the tip of your index finger is not only eco-friendly but also ego-friendly.
निताइ! Fortunate are those who have an inclination to serve. Blessed are those who get a chance to serve.

निताइ! Respect, service, and love have to be unconditional or else they cease to be what they are.
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Power of Faith in The Holy Names

  • What is it that the Holy Names can’t give to one who has full faith in the Holy Names?
  • You wholeheartedly say “I am Yours” and the Lord reciprocates..
  • There is nothing like the association of Nam-parayan Vaishnavs who have no other shelter but the Holy Names. Those who are completely dedicated to Nam-Sadhana and have irrevocable faith that the Names can give everything. Those who have fully realized that Harinam is Chintamani (Divine-Wish-Fulfilling-Touchstone).
  • Attentive chanting never disappoints. Only inattentive chanting does. And not only you, it disappoints the Holy Names as well.
  • Whenever you feel your heart is not melting during chanting or you are not able chant attentively then start doing Nitainam Lekhan with your left palm along with chanting and see the magic!
  • Eating grains without completing one’s Sadhana is never a good idea.
  •  “How can one attain perfection within a single lifetime?
Answer: If one gives up one’s free will and fully surrenders to Sri Gurudeva, and then performs bhajana without duplicity under his guidance, one will attain perfection within a single lifetime.” (Shrila Bhaktisiddhant Saraswati Thakhur Prabhupad)

Jiva Goswami meets Nitai

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Jiva Goswami meets Nitai (Part 6)

By HG Nitaimani Das Prabhuji

September 23, 2016

Joy Joy Nitai! Joy Nitai Vayulekhan! Joy Srila Nitaipreshthji! Joy Srila Gurudev! Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare I hope it’s audible who all are listening to it live online. Is the sound quality fine? Joy Nitai!! (Kirtana) Srila Nitaichand ki jaya! Srila Navadvipa Dhaam Mahatmaya ki jaya! Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur ki jaya! Srila Jiva Goswami ki jaya! So we were discussing the 19th verse of fourth chapter of Navadvipa Dhaam Mahatmaya yesterday and day before yesterday. Both the days we have discussed this verse. sāttvika-vikāra-pūrṇa jīvera śarīra dekhi’ jīva bali’ sabe karilena sthira [NDM, Chapter 4, Verse 19] So we were discussing how Srila Jiva Goswami ‘s entire transcedental body is filled with ashta saatvik vikaar and the servants of Nityananda Prabhu, they were ordered by Nitai to bring Srila Jiva Goswami to Nitai. So the servants when they saw this divine personality is filled with astha saatvika vikaar, so those servants they immediately recognised that this must be Jiva. No one can manifest such ecstatic transformations other than that person who is described by Nitai’s special mercy. Nitai, He gave that description to the servants, that description is not mentioned in this book obviously. From this we can deduce cause when they saw the ashta saatvik vikaar in Jiva Goswami ‘s transcedental body, then immediately they said: dekhi’ ‘jīva’ bali’ sabe karilena sthira. As soon as Srila Jiva Goswami’s transcedental body is filled with ashta saatvik vikaar, immediately they said ‘Jiva’, immediately that word came from their mouth, ‘Jiva’. This is ‘Jiva’. Why did they say ‘Jiva’ immediately upon seeing the ecstatic symptoms? Because Nitai must have given that description that if you find person whose transcedental body is filled with ashta saatvik vikaar, then you must know then he is definitely Srila Jiva Goswami. Devotees- Haribolll!! In this book, (Hindi) is book mein, granth mein ye varnan to nahi diya. Iss granth mein toh atharvein(18th) shlok me yehi likha hai ki Nitai ne apne daasgano ko aagya diya ki Jiva Goswami ko yaha le aao. ājñā dila dāsa-gaṇe śrī-jīve ānite aneka vaiṣṇava yāya jīve sambodhite [NDM, Chapter 4, Verse 18] So in this granth aisa nahi likha ki Nitai ne Jiva Goswami ka kya varnan dia hai, lekin 19th shlok se hum aisa samajh sakte hai jase Nitai ke paarshado ne, Nitai ke daasgano ne Jiva Goswami ko dekha ek aise vyakti ko dekha jiska poora shareer asthta saatvik vikaar se bhara hua hai, usi samaya unhone apne mukh se ek hi shabda dhwani nikaali. ‘Jiva’! ‘Jiva’! Ye to Jiva hai! Ye to Jiva iska matlab Nitai ne aisa varnan kiya tha ki aisa vyaktitva tumhe dikhai dega jo ashta saatvika vikaaro se bhara hua hoga. dekhi’ jīva bali’ sabe karilena sthira. karilena sthira means now they were fully convinced that this is Jiva, this must be Jiva, let us go near him and let us tell him what Nitai has told us, what Nitai has ordered us. That Nitai has personally sent us to bring you. That you are so special to Nitai. So now the servants of Nitai they are fully convinced that this must be Jiva. He cannot be anyone else. so now they are going near to Jiva Goswami and they are going to tell, convey the order of Nityananda Prabhu and let us see what will be the reaction of Srila Jiva Goswami. And how they told Nitai’s order to Jiva Goswami in the next verse. keha keha āge giyā mahāprema-bhare nityānanda-prabhu-ājñā vijñāpana kare [NDM, Chapter 4, verse 20] (Kirtana) sāttvika-vikāra-pūrṇa ‘śrī-jīvera’ śarīra dekhi’ ‘jīva’ bali’ sabe karilena sthira (NDM, Chapter 4, verse 19) So these ashta saatvik vikaar, this is the identity proof, id card of Srila Jiva Goswami. Like we discussed that day for ordinary vaishnavas, the identity proof, the identity card may be a tilaka or a kanthi mala. Mala, tilak in 12 places on the body and kanthi mala and a shikha, dhoti, kurta. This type of dress marks on the body they allow everyone else to recognise a vaishnava. That is the identity proof. But for pure devotees, for extraordinary vaishnavas, the defining feature is the ashta saatvik vikaar. There may be tilak and kanthi mala and dhoti and kurta and shikha even on the body of the extraordinary vaishnava, but the defining characteristic is ‘ashta saatvik vikaar’. That is the speciality which will not be found in the bodies of the ordinary vaishnavas. So the servants they could confirm the identity. Like we check the id card, if confirmed a green signal is there, if it is not confirmed, it’s a red signal. So they saw that Srila Jiva Goswami’s body was trembling, shedding tears in ecstacy, having goosebumps, his voice was chocking, his body color was changing, he was crying and he was getting unconscious. They saw with their own eyes and then they confirmed the identity of Srila Jiva Goswami. And when they saw this ashta saatvik vikaar, you know this is the rare achievement in human life to attain the ashta saatvik vikaar, so when they saw this ashta saatvik vikaar in the body of Jiva Goswami, externally they were saying this is Jiva but internally they were saying this is Nityasidhha Jiva. Devotees-Haribolll!! Internally they realised ‘No, this is not a baddha jiva, baddha jiva cannot experience such ecstacy, my dear friends!’. With their eyes they were talking to each other. They looked into each other’s eyes and then they were confirming. ‘Oho!!Nityasidhha has come in Navadvipa, a badhha jiva has not come to meet Nitai. See our Lord is so special, our master Nitai is so special. That not only baddha jiva come to meet our Lord, our master but even Nityasiddha Jiva’s hanker so much to attain the darshan, the service of Doyal Nitai. Devotees- Haribooolll!! (Hindi) Nitai ke daasgan, Nitai ke paarshad apne netron se ek dusre se baat cheet kar re hai. Apni drishti se ek dusre ki ankhon me aankhein daalke, ek dusre ko keh rahe hai- ‘Koi bhaddha jiva nahi aaya. Nitai se milne ye ashta saatvik vikaar purna shareer dekhkar aisa maalum padta hai ki ek Nityasidhha jiva aaya hai. Ispe garva hona chahiye ki humare Prabhu Nitai se baddha jiva toh milne aate hi hai par uchh koti ke Mahabhagvat nityasiddha bhi humare Nitai ke charno ki sewa ke nirantar abhilaashi hai, ke liye tadapte hai. Nitai ke charano ke darshana ke liye, badhha jiva hi nahi tadapte balki Nityasiddha jiva bhi tadapte hai. We all are like fish out of water when ‘we’ don’t have the service of Nitai, but here ‘we’ not only includes the badhha jivas but also includes the eternally liberated souls Even the eternally liberated souls, the mahabhagvats, they also feel like fish out of water when they are not able to get the service of Nitai. When they are not able to get the darshan of Nitai. Such is the position of Doyal Nitai. Doyal Nitai! Doyal Nitai! Doyal Nitai! (Kirtana) So I hope it is still audible to all those who are listening live online. Another point I would like to discuss from this 19th verse of saatvik vikaar purna. Dekhi Jiva boli. This word jiva is very striking here. Whenever you hear this word ‘Jiva’ especially for Jiva Goswami, the only philosophical point that should come in your mind is that no matter you are a ordinary jiva or extraordinary jiva, no matter you are a neophyte soul or an advanced soul, you are a soul. And for all souls, Nitai’s mercy and Nitai’s service is mandatory. This word is not specifying Nityasiddha jiva or Nityabaddha jiva. This is just one word jiva. So why am I discussing this point from different angle is that there are some devotees those who think that we are so advanced or we have been in Krishna consciousness for so many years, we don’t need to approach Nitai or Balarama. We don’t need the mercy of Nitai. We will do Radha Krishna bhajan. We will meditate on the pastimes, the eternal pastimes of Radha Krishna. We will read the pastimes of Radha Krishna. We will discuss the high level books which contain the position of Radha Krishna. Radhe-Shyama. RadheShyama. We don’t need Nitai, we don’t need Balarama. That is for the new comers.’ There are some devotees who think like this. asatyere satya kori māni ahańkāre matta hoiyā, nitāi-pada pāsariyā (Nitai Pada Kamala by Srila Narottama Das Thakur) Narottam is saying. Here Jiva is saying, there Narottama is saying. heno nitāi bine bhāi, rādhā-kṛṣṇa pāite nāi nitāiyer koruṇā habe, braje rādhā-kṛṣṇa pābe (Nitai Pada Kamala by Srila Narottama Das Thakur) Automatically you will get Radha-Krishna, simply by receiving the mercy of Nitai. So never think you are too high for Nitai. You are never too high in bhakti for Nitai. Just keep this point in your mind. (Hindi) Aap kabhi bhi itni uchai pe nahi pahuchne wale jaha pe aakar Nitai ki avashyakta hi nahi. Aisi koi uchai nahi jahan apko Nitai nahi chahiye. Chaahe kitne bhi bade bhakta ban jaa, apko har avastha mein, har uchayi mein Nitai chahiye agar aapko is janam me RadhaKrishna ke darshan chahiye. Isliye yaha par word use kia gaya hai ‘jiva’. Isliye humein yaad dilana chahiye ki yahan jiva ke aage nityasiddha ya Nityabaddha nahi likha hai, yaani for all categories of living entities, Nitai’s mercy is mandatory. This point should be clear in your mind. dekhi’ ‘jīva’ bali’ sabe karilena sthira. So it is time for us to now move onto the next verse. keha keha āge giyā mahāprema-bhare nityānanda-prabhu-ājñā vijñāpana kare [NDM, Chapter 4, Verse 20] keha keha means out of all the servants, someone came filled with great prema, mahaprema bhare. keha keha means someone. age giya means came forward and mahaprema bhare means great prema, with great love. What did he do? nityānanda-prabhu-ājñā vijñāpana kare. That person that devotee they told Jiva Goswami about Nityananda’s order. So they were themselves stunned upon seeing Jiva Goswami. They could not do anything. They could not react to the divine darshan they had of Srila Jiva Goswami. The only thing which they did, they were saying ‘Jiva! Jiva! Yeh to Jiva…’ but they could not move they become emotionless. They saw such extraordinary beauty and such extraordinary bhakti such extraordinary ecstacy. (Hindi) Unhone itna alaukik saundarya dekha, itna alaukik vyaktitva dekha, itni alaukik bhakti dekhi aur itne alaukik saatvik vikaar dekhe ki wo kuch kar ni paaye. Sirf mukh se bol re hai ‘Jiva! Jiva! Jiva!’. Lekin hil nahi paaye, kuch kar nahi paaye, woh drishye ko dekhkar woh dang reh gaye, woh numb ho gaye. They became numb. Then after sometime they finally decided we have to focus on our sewa. We have to focus on our service. You know sometimes it happens that in ecstacy, we forget our service. At that time what should be given more priority. What should be given more priority? Obviously service! Service is the inseparable function of all living entities. Jaiva dharma is to serve Krishna, is to serve Srimati Radharani, is to serve Nitai-Gaura. That is the dharma of the soul. Dharma means that function which cannot be seperated. Like heat is the dharma of fire. Can you separate heat from fire? Is it possible? Or cold from ice? Have you ever seen hot ice or cold fire? You will never see. That is the dharma. Similarly ecstacy, saatvik vikaar is not the dharma of the soul. The dharma of the soul is to serve. The saatvik vikaar is a product, is an effect of serving Nitai-Gaura Radha-Krishna sincerely, wholeheartedly in a pure manner. If you will serve Nitai-Gaura Radha-Krishna via NitaiVayulekhan or Hare Krishna Mahamantra chanting, you serve Nitai-Gaura RadhaKrishna, then ecstacy you will get naturally. But that ecstacy is not your primary function. Your primary function is to serve. So if that ecstacy deviates you from your primary function, then you have to make a deliberate effort to control your ecstacy and get back to the service. (Hindi) Jeeva ka mukhya dharma hai bhagwan ki sewa karna or dil se, shudhta se jab woh bhagwaan ki sewa karta hai, Nitai-Gaura aur Radha-Krishna ki toh uske shareer mein yeh saatvik vikaar aate hai. Usko romaanch hota hai, uski aankhon me ashru aate hai. Toh yeh uska phal hai, dil se ki gayi sewa ka. Toh agar aapko romanch aa rahe hai, ashru aa rahe hai, aapke shareer mein kampan ho raha hai, aur isse aapki sewa mein baadha aa jati hai, toh apko ek prayaas karna hoga apne saatvik vikaaro ko niyantrit karne ka aur aapko punah apni sewa pe dhyan kendrit karna hoga. Like there is a servant of Lord Krishna, he used to fan Krishna. Krishna used to sit on His throne and he is used to fan Krishna. While looking at Krishna, that personality was more beautiful than millions of cupids. By looking at Madan Mohana he used to get ecstasy partly from the service and partly from the darshana of Krishna. He used to get ecstatic and then his hands, they started trembling. Sometimes he used to get stunned and sometimes tears, they were flowing with such a force that he was not able to even see Krishna. That is why he was fanning somewhere else, he was not fanning Krishna anymore. He was fanning just the air. Nobody was there. He realised that because of this ecstacy my service is getting hampered. It is getting obstructed. This is not right. This is not good. I should get back to service. So deliberate effort from his side to control his ecstacy. ‘No no no, I will not even look at even Krishna but I will fan Krishna. If I will look with so much love, then I will again get such ecstacy, then I will not be able to fan Krishna. So I will not look at Krishna. I’ll just fan Him. Or I will keep on blinking my eyes. (Hindi) Taaki baakey bihaari se jyada der tak nain se nain na mil jaaye. Nain ke nain se jab milan hota hai toh shareer me romanch na ho jaaye. Or romanch hone se meri sewa na ruk jaaye. Bhagwan ke sevak ne aisa, sashatkaar unke hridye mein hua ki meri ashruon ki dhaara se, main Bhagwan ko nahi, balki kissi aur ko, hawa ko pankha kar raha hun. Kyunki woh ashruon mujhe Bhagwan ko dekhne nahi de rahe. Itni tivrata se beh rahe hai ki mujhe dikhayi nahi de rahe Bhagwan toh main kahin aur hi pankha kar raha hun. Ya mere shareer ke kampane se ya mere shareer ke numb ho jaane se, mera pankha ruk jaa rha hai. Main Bhagwan ko pankha nahi kar paa raha. Toh us bhakta ne aisa mehsoos kiya apne hridye mein. Usne kaha nahi mujhe ye anand ko rokna hoga chahe mujhe Krishna se nazar kyun na pherni pade, par mujhe apna pankha nirantar ache se karna hoga. Mujhe apni sewa pe dhyaan dena hoga. Chaahe mujhe Bhagwan se nazar hatani padi. Kyunki nazar lagaye rakhunga toh anand badta jaaega fir dobara numb ho jaaunga. Dobara apne sewa se dhyaan kho bethunga. So this is another hidden lesson which we can learn from this line. keha-keha āge giyā mahā- prema-bhare. They were getting ecstacy upon seeing Goswami because Jiva Goswami was so much in ecstacy. And I have this proof, this word mahaprema bhare. mahā-prema-bhare means this is their ecstacy. If you are in mahaprema, if you are in prema then also you will be in ecstacy. If you are in mahaprema then you will not be in ecstasy? You will definitely be in ecstacy but they decided that they have to focus on their sewa. Nitai has ordered us to bring Jiva and we are relishing the mahaprema. (Hindi) Yeh jo shabd likha hai mahaprema, yeh pramana hai ki Nitai ke sab sevako ko bhi ashta saatvik vikaar hone lage Jiva Goswami ko dekhkar aur jis kaaran wo apni sewa ko bhoolne lage ki humein Jiva se Nitai ka milan karaana hai. Jaise hum apne taatparye ke kaaran bhool jaate hai, humara tatparye hi chalta rehta hai. 6 din se chal rha hai lekin Jiva aur Nitai ka milan nahi ho paa raha. Aaj part 6 hai, humein bhi focus karna chahiye apni seva par. Jiva aur Nitai ka jaldi milan karaana chahiye. Toh fir unhone aapas me decide kiya ki bhai nahi acha hai hume mahaprema aa rha hai Jiva ko dekhke lekin humein Nitai ki aagya ko dhyaan mein rakhna hai. Humein Jiva ko jaake Nitai ka sandesh de dena chahiye ab. Bahut der ho gayi hai. Jiva bhi mahaprema mein hai, hum bhi mahaprema mein hai aur sewa bhool gaye Nitai ki. So this is one lesson which we have to keep in mind. I am giving this lesson why? Because when we do NitaiVayulekhan, then you definitely get ecstasy. This lesson is not for ordinary Krishna bhaktas, this lesson is for Nitaivayulekhaks. This lesson is for the practitioners of Nitaivayulekhan. Because ordinary Krishna bhaktas, they rarely get ecstasy but Nitaivayulekhaks they rarely do not get ecstasy. Devotees- Jaya! Haribooolll! (Hindi) Aisa kabhi hi hota hai jab unko ecstacy nahi aati Krishna bhakto ke saath jo Nitai ka aashrey nahi lete, aisa kabhi hi hota hai jab unko ecstacy aati hai. Isliye I am giving this instruction in detail. Even if you get ecstacy via Nitaivayulekhan, like we all were getting ecstatic before the katha while doing Nitaivayulekhan. Three of us were sitting, we were doing NitaiVayulekhan and we were getting ecstacy and we did not want to start the programme only. We wanted to do Nitaivayulekhan only. But we stopped and we focussed on our sewa. From 8-9 we have to do telecast. So we have to stop our ecstacy and we have to concentrate on katha. And the katha will give us ecstacy. The kirtan will give us ecstacy. And it is already giving us ecstacy. Nitai kirtan we are doing in between. This is an important lesson and the lesson which we derived from that verse ājñā dila dāsa-gaṇe śrī-jīve ānite [NDM, Chapter 4, Verse 18] Last to last day, day before yesterday that Nitai gave this order to His servants so that His servants could develop faith for Jiva Goswami, could develop attachment for Jiva Goswami, could develop love for Jiva Goswami and we derive that lesson that if you will do NitaiVayulekhan regularly and sincerely, then you will realise that your love for devotees has increased. Love for other Nitai Bhaktas has increased. Love for all living entities has increased. That is why it is said you know they had mahaprema for Jiva. ‘Jiva’ means everyone. This word jiva is so special. So if you will take shelter of Nitai then your love for everyone will increase. This is a quote by Srila Nitaipreshthji Gurudev. When you increase your love for Nitai, you can love everyone. But if you will try to love everyone you will disappointingly fail. You will never be able to love everyone, just love Nitai by NitaiVayulekhan and your love for everyone will increase. Especially for devotees which is most required. Your love for devotees is most required. For others compassion is required. For others also you will have love, for non-devotees then you will start associating with them, then you will also become non-devotee. So for others compassion is required. Jiva daya and vaishnava sewa and for serving vaishnavas, prema for vaishnavas is required. And if prema is not there then there are two options. Still serve vaishnavas because by serving vaishnavas only your envy will reduce, then you will get prema for vaishanavas. Or the other option is to do NitaiVayulekhan. (Hindi)Baaki sansaarik jeevon pe, abhakto pe, daya honi chahiye, karuna honi chahiye aur bhakto se prema hona chahiye. Jeeva daya aur vaishanava sewa. Aur vaishnava sewa karne ke lie bhi, vaishnava prema hona chahiye. Aur agar prema nahi hai to bhi vaishnava sewa karni chahiye kyunki vaishnava sewa karne se hi humari vaishanavo ke prati irsha, dwesha khatam hota hai aur humare hridaye mein prema utpana hota hai aur yeh pehla tareeka hai Vaishnavo se prema paida karne ka. Aur dusra tareeka kya hai? NitaiVayulekhan. NitaiVayulekhan is the panacea. Cure for all. Cure for all, for all problems, for everyone. All here means all problems and the second meaning of all is everyone. Cure for all and all means all problems and all people, all living entities, everyone. So you should remember Nitaivayulekhan is cure for all and all has double meaning. So Nitai’s mercy is essential for increasing your love for devotees and love for devotees is essential for increasing your love for Nitai. If you will start loving devotees wholeheartedly then you realise that your love for Nitai is increasing. This does not apply necessarily for all living entities. That if you start loving all living entities then your love for Nitai is increased. But if you start increasing your love for devotees of Nitai, then your love for Nitai will increase and if your love for Nitai is increased by doing Nitaivayulekhan then your love for devotees of Nitai will increase. Devotees-Haribooolll!! Is that clear? What is the proof? Again this proof mahaprema bhare. In the 18 th verse Nitai is ordering his servants. ‘Go and bring Jiva to me’ and I gave that purport that Nitai is ordering like this so that the love of the devotees, the servants of Nitai for Jiva that should increase and the proof here is that the word mahaprema is used. When Nitai ordered the servants they had prema for jiva immediately because they are not pseudo disciples like us. They are not pseudo servants. Immediately they got prema for Jiva when they received the order of Nitai. Because for ideal disciple, hearing is sufficient, seeing is not required. Seeing will only add. Seeing will not form the basis for the result. An ideal disciple will get result simply by hearing from his Guru because of his unshakable faith, strong faith in his Guru’s vani. So immediately they got prema. That is why the word mahaprema is used here. That immediately upon receiving the order of Nitai they got prema for Jiva and after seeing Jiva, the saatvik vikaar, after confirming his identity and seeing such ecstacy, the prema became mahaprema. So getting that prema in their heart was possible simply by getting Nitai’s order. Seeing Jiva Goswami practically was not required. By seeing Jiva Goswami their prema magnified. Their prema was not born at that time. Their prema was born when Nitai ordered them that a special personality is coming to meet Me. Please go and receive him. Immediatley they got prema. That prema was born immediately. We should have so much faith in our Guru’s vaani. We always doubt our Guru’s vaani. That is why we get delayed results in bhakti. That is why we have to wait to actually see because we are not able to get the result when we hear. When the servants saw Jiva, they got increased results. When they heard their master, their Guru Nitai then they got the results. When they saw Jiva, the results increased. But for us, when we hear from our Guru, we don’t get any result and then we have to wait and wait and wait to actually see and the truth is that we will never see if you don’t have faith in your Guru. If you don’t have faith in the vani of your Guru, just keep on waiting for lives after lives. You will see nothing, what to speak of increased results. You will not get any results. (Hindi) Result hi nahi milega result badega to baad mein agar Guru ki vaani mein shraddha hi nahi hai. Nitai ke bhakto ko apni Guru ki vaani mein shraddha thi, apne Prabhu ki vaani me shraddha thi isliye sunne matra se unko prema mil gaya or jab unhone Jiva ko dekha to Prema, Mahprema ban gaya. Unka jo parinaam mil gaya sunne matra se, woh parinaam badh gaya dekhne se. Lekin hum jaise pseudo disciples, nakli shishaye, hum sunne se kabhi vishwaas nahi karte. Hum sochte hai dekhna padega. Or jab hum vishwaas nahi karte, toh humein kabhi dikhta hi nahi. To parinaam badhega kya, parinaam milega hi nahi agar apni Guru ki vaani mein shraddha nahi hogi. Ek bahut mehetvapurna sidhhant me aapke saamne prastut kar raha hoon. This is a very important principle we have to keep in mind. That if you are expecting results in bhakti, if you taking out time for your saadhna every day and if you are sacrificing something for bhakti and you are expecting some results in return, then My dear friends do have faith, unshakable faith in the vaani of your Guru, you will definitely get the results. If you lack that essential faith in the vaani of your Guru, then you will never get any result no matter how much you sacrifice, no matter how much time you are taking out every day, how much years you do this, continue to this, you will never get any result if you don’t have faith in the vaani of your Guru. This is another hidden lesson which we can derive from the first line of 20th shlok and the first line of 18th shlok. The first line of 18th shlok is ājñā dila dāsa-gaṇe śrī-jīve ānite keha. This is the first line of 18th shlok and the first line of 20th shlok is keha keha āge giyā mahāprema-bhare. We have derived this principle from these two lines. Mahaprema has given us a hint that earlier they had prema, now they have mahaprema and ājñā dila dāsa-gaṇe is our, you know the argument, the chief argument that Nitai has ordered His servants. That is why He increased the love of the devotees of His servants for Jiva in an indirect way. He increased the love. I hope it is not getting too technical for all of you. It is an important sidhhanta so I am discussing in detail. I just hope that you all have understood what I am trying to say. It is already 9 pm, time for us to wind up this live session. We have to congratulate ourselves for moving on to the next verse. I was afraid that today also we will stay on the verse 19. Finally congratulations, we are on the 20th verse. We are on the first line of the 20th verse. The second line is not yet complete. From seond line onwards we will continue tomorrow. I hope it is still audible to those who are listening live. We can start the kirtan now, if you all say. (Kirtana)

Drown in Bliss Everyday

bhakativinoda, kṛṣṇa-bhajane,
anakūla pāya jāhā

prati-dibase, parama-sukhe,
swīkāra koroye tāhā

So Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur in his bhajana śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu, he writes this concluding statement. kṛṣṇa-bhajane, anakūla pāya jāhā. Whatever he finds favorable to Krishna bhajan, everyday prati-dibase, parama-sukhe, with the greatest happiness, he accepts all those activities which are favorable to his bhajana, which are favorable to his bhakti. This is very important. For a devotee, the only goal is to enhance his bhajana quantitatively and qualitatively. The sadhna, bhakti, the seva everything should increase in terms of quantity and in terms of quality. Whatever you find favorable, you get smarana by doing Nitainam Lekhan, by doing Nitai Kirtana, hearing and reading, chanting, association, then do all these things with the greatest happiness. This is the only activity in which you should spend all your time.

Always remain engaged, especially when you are not in dhama, then you cannot waste a single moment, because you are unprotected. If you give up your body outside dhama and you are not even doing bhajana, smarana, if your consciousness is not fixed in the Lord, then you are in a very risky position. So outside dhama you should be more cautious that you do not waste a single moment. You should be very afraid of death. Any moment it may come and then you will waste this precious human life. In the dhama one is more secure, and in dhama bhajana becomes very easy also. But when you are outside dhama, you must be alert, very conscious. prati-dibase, not even a single day you should compromise with your bhajan, your sadhana, your remembrance, your seva, no compromise, there is no room for that because you are in a very very risky position.

So with great delight, with great happiness, parama-sukhe, you must engage yourself in Krishna bhajana and in everything that leads to quantitative and qualitative enhancement of your bhajana. Accept everything that is favorable and reject everything that is unfavourable, then everyday your bliss will increase in bhajana, you will get more and more steadiness and strength to say no to the temptations of maya because you will be drowning in the bliss. You will be actually getting the higher taste which will allow you to give up the lower taste.

And your nishtha for bhakti, your nishtha for the higher taste will reflect in your words, will be reflected in your acharana, your behavior, and others around you will also be inspired to perform bhakti because they’ll feel that you are getting some higher taste, then they will also start hankering for it. Start aspiring for it. They will also start chanting the Hare Krishna Mahamantra, doing Nitainam Lekhan and kirtana, because they will see you directly in so much bliss, pratyaksha, that they will also get inspired.

Joy Nitai!

Nitai Vayulekhan and Prachar Mahima

https://www.spreaker.com/episode/9419167

Transcription:

Nitai Vayulekhan Mahima

By HG Nitaimani Das Prabhuji

16 September 2016

Joy Nitai! I think this time it should work. I am very sorry, actually this live telecast is very complicated. So many settings are there. Joy Nitai, please confirm. I think now it must be audible. Yes, now it is audible. Joy Nitai!!! Yes thank you for confirming. Now we will begin our Nitai Katha. Sorry for the inconvenience in the last entire telecast the microphone was not working. So we will begin our katha now.

oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasyajñānāñjana-śalākayā

cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yenatasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ

Padmavati-sutah shriman, shaci-nandana-purvajah
Bhavonmatto jagat-trata, rakta-gaura-kalevarah

jaya sri-krishna-chaitanya
prabhu nityananda
sri-adwaita gadadhara
shrivasadi-gaura-bhakta-vrinda

We all know that Panca Tattva it appeared in Kaliyuga, the Panca Tattva came to save all the fallen souls of Kaliyuga and Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Nityananda Prabhu and Advaita Acharya, the three Lords, they propagated the Harinam Sankirtana Movement along with their associates, branches and sub branches according to Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita. But if you will notice and if you will observe the pastimes mentioned in Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita and Sri Chaitanya Bhagavata, then everyone will unanimously agree that out of all five, the Pancha Tattva it is only Nitai who is actually saving the most degraded and fallen souls. If you go through all the pastimes, you will find out that out of the Pancha Tattva, it is only Nitai who is saving the wretched, the sinners, the offenders, the hypocrites, the souls who are rejected by Gaura, it is only NITAI! So out of Pancha Tattva also, Nitai holds a very special position and I have proofs for that. It is only Nitai who was sent by Gauranga Mahaprabhu to East Bengal for preaching, you know we are preaching nowadays.

Every day we are preaching Nitai’s name in Delhi and it is supremely blissful to preach Nitai’s name because whenever we think about preaching, the holy name that should come in our mind is Nitai! Because Nitai is the greatest preacher of all times. He has preached the glories of Gauranga Mahaprabhu and Harinam, Hare Krishna Mahamantra to the most fallen souls, but it is our supreme duty to preach his name and glories because we all are in indebted, we all are in gratitude for Nitai. Nitai has been doing so much for us. He has always been thinking for the fallen souls like no other Lord. Like if you take the example of Pancha Tattva when Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was fulfilling His internal desires, relishing His Radha bhava in Gambhira, He was not preaching. At that time Advaita Acharya was in Shantipura with his wife and children, he was staying with his family and doing his bhajan. He was also not preaching to the fall souls, the degraded souls. He was not travelling from place to place to deliver the fallen souls. Take the example of Srivasa Pandit, after Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu left Navadvipa when He took Santana, Srivasa Pandit could not stay in Navadvipa because of feelings of separation, pain of separation. So Srivasa Pandit left Navadvipa. But he did not leave Navadvipa to preach from place to place. He just left Navadvipa and shifted to Kumara Hatta. And again he was living with his family in Kumara Hatta. It is only and only Nitai out of the Pancha Tattva who is travelling.

jivere karuna kori,’ dese dese phiri’ phiri’
prema-dhana jache nirabadhi

dhuliya dhuliya chale, bahu tuli’ hari bole,
du-nayane bahe nitaiera pani

are bhai! nitai amar doyara avadhi! Doyal Nitai!!!

(Nitai Amar Dayar Avadhi by Sarika Vrindavana Das Thakur)

So the entire Pancha Tattva is merciful, Gauranga Mahaprabhu is also mahavadanya, Advaita Acharya is also merciful, Srivasa Pandit is also merciful, Gadhadhara Pandit is also merciful, but if you will check who is the last limit of mercy, then it is only Nitai. The last limit of mercy is only Nitai. The entire Pancha Tattva is merciful, but who is the most merciful? Nitai! Advaita Acharya was in Shantipura, Mahaprabhu was in Gambhira, Srivasa Pandit was in Kumara Hatta, Gadhadhara Pandit was again in Jagannatha Puri with Mahaprabhu, he used to recite Srimad Bhagavatam for Mahaprabhu. So all four of Pancha Tattva they were staying somewhere at some place and whoever was approaching them, they were giving Hari Katha some sort of, but Nitai was travelling here, there everywhere in the most ,, places. Even the six Goswamis were in Vraja, they were writing and discovering the Lila sthalis, that is also very important seva but Nitai’s main seva and Nitai’s main pastime is the deliverance of the fallen souls and we are fallen souls. So who is most important for us? Obviously Nitai. Nitai is the most important for us. This we have to keep in mind. There is no one who is more important to us than Nitai.

Today while doing Vayulekhan I had a small realisation which I would like to share. Gurudeva always says that you should always try to visualize the namakshar within your mind, try to see the Nitai Nama Akshar Parabrahma with your mind’s eye. The mind and heart is almost synonymous and in the heart resides who! Who resides in the heart? Nitai’s son Virbhadhra! Virchandra!!!!

Devotees – Haribooolll!!!

So simply writing Nitai’s name outside is not sufficient, you also have to make a deliberate effort to visualize the syllables within because within resides Nitai’s son who gets agitated when the Nam Akshar Parabrahma is visualized within, then the son of Nitai, Virchandra, Kshirodakshayi Vishnu, he gets in contact with his father and he gets agitated. And when he gets agitated, the soul gets agitated and when the soul gets agitated, the body starts trembling and we have different sensations like tickling, shickling, trembling, crying, goosebumps. So first of all we have to agitate this supersoul and who is the supersoul? Nitai’s putra, Yasoda’s putra nahi Nitai’s putra – Virchandra, Virbhadhra Gosai! Like father, like son. Both are mad. Just waiting for each other’s association. So we have to unite the father and the son by Vayulekhan and that union will only take place when you properly visualize the Nam Akshar within, not only without, not only outside but also inside because inside resides Nitai’s son. This is just a small insignificant realisation which I had today while doing Vayulekhan and I hope it is audible to all of you who are listening online as a live telecast.

So yes Vasudha Nitai Dasi Mataji is writing- What a realisation! So it means it is actually going live for the first time. We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused. Very very sorry actually. But all this technical stuff is beyond Nitai bhaktas who are always drowned in the ecstasy of preaching. So kindly forgive us for that.

And actually there is another realisation which I would like to share today. We know that Nitai is guru, vaishnava and bhagvan combined. We all know that. In the last one year we are again and again emphasizing on the same point that Nitai is guru, vaishnava and bhagvan. Sri guru bhakti bhakta bhagvanta. So He is bhakta also, He is guru also and He is bhagvan also. And Krishna Das Kaviraj Goswami when he begins writing Chaitanya Charitamrita, in the very first chapter of Chaitanya Charitamrita, Adi Lila, he glorified Guru, Vaishnavas and Bhagvan. And after glorifying all three, what did he say? He said, Text 20 of Adi Lila, Chapter 5, it goes like this-

granthera ārambhe kari ‘maṅgalācharaṇa’
guru, vaiṣṇava, bhagavān,—tinera smaraṇa


tinera smaraṇe haya vighna-vināśana
anāyāse haya nija vāñchhita-pūraṇa


(Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita: Adi-lila, 1.20–21)

So Krishna Das Kaviraj Goswami is writing one very important thing, he is saying I have glorified all three, Guru, Vaishnava and Bhagvan and it is not possible to glorify all the vaishnavas in limited words because vaishnavas are unlimited. Ananta kori vaishnava Vrindavana ki Jaya! So how is this possible? I mean he is also writing the glories of remembering Guru, Vaishnava and Bhagvan, together. He is saying you have to remember all three. Guru, Vaishnavas and Bhagvan. And he is saying if you remember all three, then what will happen? tinera smaraṇe haya vighna-vināśana. All your obstacles will be removed. Any kind of obstacles you are having in bhakti, in material life, in spiritual life, any life, this life, after life, all obstructions all problems will be removed by remembering Hari, Guru and Vaishnavas. And anāyāse haya nija vāñchhita-pūraṇa. and quickly, instantly, without any effort all your desires will be fulfilled spontaneously, you know, naturally all your desires will be fulfilled simply by remembering Hari, Guru and Vaishnavas. You don’t need to do anything. Krishna also says in Bhagavata Gita that if you are remembering Me, Me means Hari, Guru and Vaishnavas, then I will provide everything that you lack and will preserve everything that you have.

ananyāś cintayanto māḿ ye janāḥ paryupāsate
teṣāḿ nityābhiyuktānāḿ yoga-kṣemaḿ vahāmy aham


( Bhagavad Gita 9.22)

If you remember Me, then I will provide everything that you lack and will preserve that you have. And gurus, Krishna Das Kaviraj Goswami is saying one is Shiksha Guru, one is Diksha Guru, one is Chaitya Guru, internal Guru, external Guru, but we know Nitai is Guru of all Gurus. The internal Guru, the Chaitya Guru is Nitai’s son, Virchandra, who is the disciple of Jahnva Mata, Ananga Manjari, who is the wife of Nityananda Ram. Internal Guru, and the external Guru has always to be perceived as manifestation of Nityananda Prabhu. It is written by Srila Prabhupada in the commentaries of the first chapter of Adi Lila of Chaitanya Charitamrita. So internal Guru, external Guru, every Guru is Nitai only ultimately. And Vrindavana Das Thakur is mentioning in Chaitanya Bhagavata that Nitai is Vaishnava Dhama. It is impossible to remember all our Vaishnavas. It is beyond our capacity to even know who all are all the Vaishnavas. We don’t know all the Vaishnavas. But it is easier to remember Nitai by doing NITAI VAYULEKHAN!

Devotees – Haribooolll!!

And the third one – Bhagvan. When we talk of Bhagvan, Nitai is the most merciful bhagvan who does not consider any fault, any fall down, any mistake, any anartha, any desire for sense enjoyment, any material desire. He is the most merciful Bhagvan. He is the abode of all Vaishnavas. And he is the Guru of all Gurus. Simply by doing Nitai Vayulekhan, you can remember all three as a shortcut, the greatest shortcut, and all your obstacles will be removed. haya vighna-vināśana. haya nija vāñchhita-pūraṇa. All your desires will be fulfilled. So Nitai Vayulekhan is the greatest benediction for all living entities as per Chaitanya Charitamrita. This is my today’s another humble and insignificant realisation.

Devotees – Haribooolll!!!

Sorry for being too fast for all those who are listening live, but you know when you have to glorify Nitai, you have to be fast and forceful and enthusiastic. It should come from the heart. So this is another major point that we have to keep in mind. That the ultimate perfection for all living entities is to remember Hari, Guru and Vaishnavas and the safest, easiest and the fastest method of constantly remembering Hari, Guru and Vaishnavas is to constantly do Nitai Vayulekhan. Joy Nitai Vayulekhan! Joy Nitai! Joy Srila Nitaipreshthji!

So I have much more to share but for today I think we shall wind up now so that you all can absorb this much and tomorrow we will have more realisations, more discussions and more kirtana, and more katha and more Nitai Mahima. So one last request that there should be no compromise in preaching the glories of Nitai because there are so many things which can answer this because. (Laughs) and I have written all of them in the articles, Nitaisevika Dasi Mataji is also writing everyday and Srila Gurudeva is always there to tell us the importance of preaching Nita Vayulekhan like yesterday we had a flood of quotes from Srila Nitaipreshthji. So there is no lack of motivation now in our mission for preaching. There is only lack of will.

(HINDI) Jahan chaha hai wahan raha hai, agar chaha hi nahi hai toh fayda kya hai. Chahat paida krne ke liye bahut kuch aa chuka hai. Bahut articles aa chuke hai, bahut motivation Gurudeva se bhi mil chuka hai, ab bas zaroorat hai ap sabke dilon jaan se prachar karne ki. Kyunki Nitai ne bahut hi behetereen roop se prachar kiya. Du baahu paasar. Baar baar Acharya likh rahe hai ki dono haath uthake Nitai ghoomte the idhar se udhar. Aur hum na ek haath uthake Vayulekhan kar paa rahe, na dusron ka ek haath uthwa paa rahe. Agar hum ek haath se Vayulekhan karein aur ek haath dusre ka uthwa de toh humare bhi du baahu paasar ho jayenge.

Devotees- Haribooolll!

So we have to follow in the footsteps of Nitai. Ek haath apna uthao aur ek haath dusre ka uthwao, tabhi toh Nitai ki barabari hogi. Nitai ne jo humare liye kiya hai tabhi toh hum repay kar paayenge, warna 50% hi repay hoga. Apna apna karte jaoge Vayulekhan ghar par baithke, ek apna uthao ek dusre ka uthao tab du baahu pasaar ho jayga. Aur jab du baahu pasaar ho jayga toh Nitai kahenge – Aa ja mere yaar!!!! Tumi amar, ami tomar!!

Devotees- Haribooolll!

Joy Nitai! Thank you so much for today’s live session. It is 9:01. The time is up.

Joy Nitai! Joy Srila Gurudeva! Joy Srila Nitaipreshthji! All glories to Srila Guru Parampara! Srila Tulsi Maharani ki Jaya! Sri Radha Madan Mohan ki Jaya! Sri Radha gopinath ki Jaya! Namacharaya Srila HariDas Thakur ki Jaya! Jagannatha Baldev Subhadra Mayya ki Jaya! Krishna Balram ki Jaya! Jaya Ekachakra Yogapitha Dhaam ki Jaya! Jaya Navadvipa Mayapur Dhaam ki Jaya! Shantipura Dhaam ki Jaya! Vraja Mandal Dhaam ki Jaya! Radha Kunda Shyama Kunda ki Jaya! Aane wale Kartik Mahamahotsava ki Jaya! Sri ananta koti Vaishnava Vrinda ki Jaya! Dwadash Mahajan ki Jaya! Dwadash Gopal ki Jaya! Srimad bhagvatam ki Jaya! Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita ki Jaya! Sri Chaitanya Bhagavata ki Jaya! Nitai Gaur Sitanatha Premanande Hari Haribooolll! Sri Sri Guru Gauranga ki Jaya!

 

Faith in Nitai VayulekhanBe a namakshar-parayan Vaishnav to become a nam-parayan Vaishnav!


Faith is a subject matter which cannot be taken lightly if you are in the pursuit of excellence in devotional service. You cannot be unmindful about it as it holds great importance in the quest of love of Godhead. In this article, we will be specifically dealing with faith in Nitai Vayulekhan- the primary spiritual practice for all devotees of Nitai. Nitai Vayulekhan is the very core of our Mission. If we do not have complete faith in this rare spiritual practice then how will we take this Mission forward? How will we progress in our own Nitai bhajan? How will we loot the boundless mercy which has been bequeathed to us in the form of निताइ Nam? As per the verdict of Sadhu, Guru, and Shastra, taking shelter of the holy names of the Lord is the sole religion in Kaliyug: 
“nama bina kali-kale nahi ara dharmma 

sarvva-mantra-sara nama,—ei sastra marmma”

“In this age of quarrel and hypocrisy there is no other religion but the chanting of the holy name; this is the essence of all Mantras, this is the purport of all the Scriptures.”

[Sri Chaitanya-Charitamrta Adi 7.74]

There are many names of Lord Hari which can be chanted but it is especially recommended to chant the Hare Krishna mahamantra for quick deliverance. However, there is no restriction to take shelter of any other principal name of Krishna as they all are non-different from Him. As Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu said in the 2nd verse of the Shikshashtaka, “namnam akari bahudha nija-sarva-shaktis”

“O my Lord, Your holy name alone can render all benediction to living beings, and thus You have hundreds and millions of names, like Krishna and Govinda. In these transcendental names, you have invested all Your transcendental energies.” 

Thus, it is clear that all the transcendental energies of the Lord are invested in all the principal names of the Lord. In Kaliyug we all are so offensive that we constantly commit the 10 offenses against the Hare Krishna Mahamantra which inhibits our spiritual growth. Thus, we take shelter of Nitai’s merciful holy name which does not consider any offenses. Nitai Balaram is non-different from Krishna and He is more merciful than even the most merciful form of Krishna, that is, Gauranga. 

emon, doyāl to nāi he, mār kheye prema dey

(ore) aparādha dūre jābe, pābe prema-dhan

o nāme aparādha-vicāra to nāi he

                                                     
“Oh! Such a merciful personality as Nityananda Prabhu is not to be found anywhere! He suffers a beating from Jagai and Madhai and still gives them the love of God! Oh! When your offenses are being vanquished, you will obtain the treasure of love of God! But in these names of Caitanya and Nitai there is no consideration of offenses!”

In this age of Kali, it is strictly advised not to deviate from the holy names and take up any other process. Your faith in the holy names is the greatest wealth that you possess. You must have this Nishtha (irrevocable faith) that there is absolutely no difference between the holy names and the Lord. In this light, let us look at the concept of Vayulekhan. Can Vayulekhan be called a deviation? Is Vayulekhan something different from the Yug Dharm? No. Not at all. In fact, it takes our faith in Nam prabhu to an even higher level. One may have faith in the sound of a holy name but such a faith is abstract because it is based on one’s belief that mantras have healing powers. One does not have the faith that the Lord’s name is the Lord Himself. One’s faith is confined to the healing powers of the sound vibration of a mantra. However, if someone has faith in the sanskrit akshar parabrahm then that is proper faith in Nam prabhu. Such a faith can never be abstract. Only that person who is truly convinced that there is complete non-difference between the Lord and His name can accept the Nam akshars as Parabrahm. And the process of Vayulekhan is based on this understanding only that the sanskrit syllables of the holy names are non-different from the Lord. Those who perform Vayulekhan show the Lord that, “Yes! We have complete faith that Your name is non-different from you.” When Nam prabhu sees our faith, He gets very much pleased and we receive His mercy very soon. You must have heard how the monkeys in Ram’s army wrote Ram’s name on the stones and how glorious it is to write the names of the Lord on one’s body. If you still do not have complete faith in the divinity of the syllables then let me provide more proofs from our Acaryas: 

Shrila Rupa Goswami writes,

jaya namadheya! munivrnda-geya!

jana-ranjanaya paramaksarakrte!

All Glory to You, O Holy Name! You are eternally sung by the sages; You are the joy of the hearts of all, and You have graciously appeared in this form of the Transcendental syllables to bring all good to the souls suffering in this world. (Shri Namashtakam, Shlok 2)

Let us look at a few excerpts of the bhajans which Shrila Bhaktivinod Thakur wrote based on the verses of the Namashtakam of Shrila Rupa Goswami ,

jaya jaya harinam, cidanandamrita-dham,

para-tattva akshara-akar

nija-jane kripa kori’, nama-rupe avatari’,

jive doya korile apar

“ All glories, all glories to the holy name of the Lord, the abode of immortal transcendental bliss! The Supreme Absolute Truth, who possesses an eternal form of sacred syllables, has descended in the form of the holy name. Thereby He shows mercy to His own devotees while showering boundless compassion upon all fallen souls.”

The phrase ‘para-tattva akshara-akar’ is the ultimate proof that the form of the syllables of the holy names is transcendental absolute reality (para-tattva). Please pay attention to the word ‘akshar-akar’ which means ‘form of syllables’.. 

ohe krishna-namakshar, tumi sarva-shakti-dhar,

jivera kalyana-vitarane

“O Lord Krishna in the form of name-syllables! You possess all supreme powers, and are engaged in bestowing pure auspiciousness upon the living beings.”

sabu-rasa-akara, `hari’ iti dvy-akshara,

sabu-bhave koralun ashroy

nama carane pa’di, bhaktivinoda kohe,

tuwa pade magahun niloy

The two syllables Ha and ri are a mine of all varieties of devotional mellow. Every ecstasy of devotion has taken shelter in them. Falling at the lotus feet of the holy name, Bhaktivinoda says, “O Harinam, I pray for residence at Your lotus feet.”

To conclude, there is ultimate gain in being faithful to the process of Nitai Vayulekhan as it instills an irrevocable faith in the holy names into the heart of a Sadhaka. Only by becoming a namakshar-parayana Vaishnav can you become a nam-parayana Vaishnav. Otherwise you will simply remain a parinam-parayan Vaishnav (result-oriented, without any genuine faith in Nam prabhu). 

Worthless disciple of Shrila Nitaipreshthji,
Nitaimani das

Touch Nitai, Get Nam-ruchi!(Based on Hari Nam Chintamani)


In the 4th chapter of Hari Nam Chintamani, Shrila Bhaktivinod Thakur writes,
vaiṣṇava dehete thāke śrī-kṛṣṇera śakti 
sei deha sparśe anye haya kṛṣṇa-bhakti

“Lord Krishna’s power rests in the body of such a Vaishnava. Simply by the TOUCH OF HIS BODY others may attain devotional service.” (Text 52)
Krishna’s shakti surely resides in the bodies of pure Vaishnavas. But such powerful Vaishnavas are very rarely found in Kali Yug. It is also said that by coming in contact with such Vaishnavas can only one obtain devotional service to Krishna. What if I tell you that there is a way by which you can touch the body of all Vaishnavas together while comfortable sitting in your home? Yes, there is a way. There is one personality in this creation by whose mercy everything can become miraculously easy, simple, and practicable. That personality is so unique that He has got solutions to all the problems that one can possibly face in one’s material or spiritual life. He is surely the only reliable rope which we can hold in order to save ourselves from drowning in this ghastly material ocean. He is the only rope for the ‘ropeless’, that is, the only hope for the ‘hopeless’. 
Yes. You are right. That personality is Nitai. And the miraculous way to touch the body of this topmost Vaishnav along with the body of all other Vaishnavas (Nitai is Vaishnav-dham) combined is Nitai Vayulekhan. When we do Nitai Vayulekhan, that is when we write Nitai’s name in air with our finger, we are directly touching Nitai only because abhinnatvan nama-naminoh. There is no difference between Nitai and Nitai’s name. 
Shrila Bhaktivinod Thakur is mentioning the glories of touching a Vaishnav because he wants to teach us what all is favorable for Nam bhajan. He knows that if we will go near a pure devotee and get a chance to receive his touch then that pure devotee’s Krishna-bhakti and nam-ruchi will enter into us. Thus, who will miss a chance of doing Nitai Vayulekhan after knowing how favorable it is for one’s Hari nam bhajan? The level of Nitai’s Krishna consciousness and nam-ruchi is matchless. So getting a chance to touch His transcendental body by Vayulekhan should not be missed by any sane person.  
Shrila Bhaktivinod Thakur also reveals why the bodies of certain devotees start trembling upon doing Nitai Vayulekhan,
vaiṣṇava-nikaṭe yadi baise kata-lakṣaṇa 

deha haite haya kṛṣṇa-śakti niḥsaraṇa 

sei śakti śraddhāvān hṛdaye paśiyā 

bhaktira udaya kare deha kāṅpāiyā 

“If for a few moments one stays near a Vaishnava, one will come into contact with Lord Krishna’s power coming from that Vaishnava’s body. When it enters a FAITHFUL person’s heart, THAT POWER MAKES THE BODY TREMBLE. It makes devotional service arise in that heart.” (Text 54 & 55)
Thus, those who faithfully associate with Nitai via the process of Nitai Vayulekhan will experience ecstatic symptoms like trembling of the body, flow of tears in the eyes, and much more. Without doubt. 
Worthless disciple of Shrila Nitaipreshthji,
Nitaimani das