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Title: 001 Narada Pancaratra

User: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2006-06-25 14:12:05

 

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(1) bhakti-priyo bhakti-data, damodara ibhas-patih;

indra-darpa-haro 'nanto, nityananda-cid-atmakah.

 

In the Narada-pancaratra, Bala-Krishna-sahasra-nama-stotra, it is said:

 

“The Supreme Personality of Godhead is known by the names Bhakti-priya, Bhakti-data, Damodara, Ibhas-pati, Indra-darpa-hara, Ananta, Nityananda, Cid-atmaka,. . .”

 

(2) chaitanya-rupas chaitanyas, cetana-guna-varjitah;

advaitacara-nipuno, ’dvaitah parama-nayakah.

 

“ . . . Chaitanya-rupa, Chaitanya, Cetana, Guna-varjita, Advaitacara-nipuna, Advaita, Parama-nayaka, . . .”

 

(3) nilah svetah sitah krishno,  gaurah pitambara-cchadah

saci-suta-jaya-pradah

 

“ . . . Nila, Sveta, Sita, Krishna, Gaura, Pitambara-cchada, Saci-suta, and Jaya-prada.”

        

(4) krishna-prema prema-bhakta, hari-bhakti-pradayini;

chaitanya-rupa chaitanya-priya chaitanya-rupini.

 

In the Narada-pancaratra, Radha-sahasra-nama-stotra (140), it is said:

 

“Shrimati Radharani possesses pure love for Lord Krishna and thus She is the giver of pure devotion to Lord Krishna.  She combines with Lord Krishna in the form of Lord Chaitanya.”

 

(5)chaitanya bhuto jivanam, yata chaitanya varjitah

jadi bhuta bhavantiha, chaitanyastu that smritah.

 

“The Lord is also known as Shri Chaitanya because He is present as the Supersoul (supreme consciousness) in the hearts of all living entities. In His absence, everything is simply dull matter.”