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Title: 011 Congregational chanting of the Gauranga Mantraraja

User: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2006-06-13 19:14:25

 

In the Navadvipa-bhava-taranga by Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, it is stated:

 

yatha deva-gana kore gaura-sankirtana;

kabhu dhama-vasi taha korena sravana. (56)

 

"Even the demigods continuously engage in Gauranga-nama-sankirtana (congregational chanting of the names of Lord Gauranga) in Navadvipa. Sometimes the residents of the dhama participate and hear the sankirtana."

 

keho va bolibe gaurahari bolo bhai;

gaura-vina radha-krishna-seva nahi pai. (57)

 

"Please chant the name of Gauranga because without Lord Gauranga's mercy one will never achieve service to Shri Shri Radha-Krishna."