The Glories of Maha-Prasad

Chant and Remember Hare Krishna and be happy

Maha-Prashad

Joḍendriya tāhe kāl –  these jada indriyas, material senses, are kālah. Kālah is like death. The senses  want to kill you. They never allow you to be steady or to stay peaceful.
Jīve phele viṣaya-sāgore – the senses take the soul and put it in this viṣaya-sāgore, ocean of poison. What is poison? If you take it, you will lose your consciousness and be like the dead. Viṣaya-sāgore – when poisoned, you cannot understand anything.

Tā’ra madhye jihwā ati, lobhamoy sudurmati – among all the senses, the tongue (jihwā) is very powerful. It wants to taste many things, and enjoy material objects. If you don´t eat, then all the senses become quiet. When you eat, they become active. Sudurmati – it´s very complicated and exhausting, to always want this and that. It takes the soul to hell. So what to do? Without eating you cannot survive, and without senses you cannot do anything. What is the solution?

Kṛṣṇa baro doyāmoy – Krishna is merciful. Koribāre jihwā jay – control the tongue.

Swa-prasād-anna dilo bhāi – He gives His remnants, because this Maya is His Maya, His energy. Only by His mercy is one able to come out.

Sei annāmṛta pāo – only eat His prasādam, and then He will save you.

Preme ḍāko caitanya-nitāi – with love, prema, and faith, śraddhā, call Chaitanya and Nityananda Prabhu. Do sankirtan. Use your energy to perform sankirtan, not to go to Māya. This is the main problem in this condition, this Māya. Then you will be free from this material world.

Mahaprabhu said, “ki bhojane, ki śayane, kibā jāgaraṇe. ki bhojane, ki śayane, kibā jāgaraṇe ahar-niśa cinta kṛṣṇa, balaha vadane.” “Whether eating, sleeping or waking—day and night—chant and remember the Holy name of Śrī Kṛṣṇa.” (Caitanya-bhāgavata, Madhya-khaṇḍa 28.28, 23.78) When we take prasādam, bhojana, and when we go to sleep, śayana, we should pray to Krishna. “Oh Krishna, You are sleep, kālah. Now, I surrender to You completely – and if I die, no problem.” Some people sleep and never wake up again.Therefore, we pray before we go to sleep. Up until sleep comes, we chant His name, and then Māya will not come.

Ki bhojane, ki śayane – śayana means sleeping time. Before going to sleep meditate on Krishna and chant Harinām. In Krishna´s world, samsāra, He´s the sun, the moon, day and night. When you wake up, kibā jāgaraṇe, offer dandavāt, open your eyes, and think, “Today, I can have good association, and will not do any sinful activities.” Sometimes this karma will make us do bad activities, and create bad habits. So, offer dandavāts to Krishna, Guru and Vaisnavas, chant Harinām and rise. Always think about Krishna, speak His name aloud, and do your activities with confidence.

Kṛṣnera samsāra kara – everything is Krishna´s samsāra- wife, husband, children, job, this air, water, sun, moon…everything is Krishna´s. If we develop this consciousness, then there is no problem. Always think about Krishna, and then we can easily attain Him. It is not difficult.

3 Responses

  1. Ravi says:

    Just by having Maha Prashadam, one can get the Bhakti.

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