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Title: 05 Smrtis - Padma Purana

User: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2006-07-10 17:29:14

 

Padma Purana states:

 

dvatrimsad-aksharam mantram, nama-shodasakanvitam;

prajapan vaishnavo nityam, radha-krishna-sthalam labhet.

 

“Those devotees who always chant the Hare Krishna maha-mantra composed of sixteen names divided into thirty-two syllables attain Shri Vrindavana, the eternal abode of Shri Radha-Krishna. This is the ultimate fruit (phala) of chanting the maha-mantra.”

 

Padma Purana, Svarga Khanda (50.6) states:

 

harir eva samaradhyah, sarva deve suresvarah;

hari nama maha-mantrair, nasyat papa pisacakam.

 

“All the grievous sins of one who one-pointedly worships Lord Shri Hari, the Lord of all the demigods and devotees, through the chanting of the Hare Krishna maha-mantra, are removed.”