Post Author: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2006-01-13 16:27:19
Kheturi Sankirtana By Swami Gaurangapada
Today while chanting I have been trying to beg Lord Nityananda to give me a drop of taste for the chanting of Lord Gauranga's Holy Name. And mercifully He rewarded me by giving me a drop of taste in chanting His own Holy Name. While chanting the Holy Name of Lord Nityananda, the pastime of the Maha Sankirtana in Shri Kheturi Grama spontaneously appeared in my heart. Lord Nityananda's Holy Name is non-different from the Holy Name of His eternal consort Shrimati Jahnavi devi. The devotees assembled in Kheturi Grama under the leadership of Shrimati Jahnavi devi, Shrila Shrinivasa Acharya and Shrila Narottama dasa Thakura were scorched in the extreme rays of separation from Their Lordships Shri Shri Nityananda Gauranga. So Shrimati Jahnavi devi impregnated Shrila Narottama dasa Thakura by Her glance to begin such an intensely devotional sankirtana that the Supreme Personalities of Godhead Nityananda-Gauranga with All Their eternal Associates had to appear again dancing there in Kheturi Grama in the midst of all the devotees after around 50 years of Their disappearance.This is such a wonderful pastime to meditate on while chanting the Holy Name of Nityananda and I felt a very very tiny drop of the extreme joy, bliss and freedom from the pangs of separation which Shrimati Jahnavi devi experienced on seeing Her beloved Lord Nityananda again dancing in front of Her in the Kheturi sankirtana of Shrila Narottama dasa Thakura.I hope that day by day by chanting the Holy Name of Lord Nityananda my attraction to attain the lotus feet of Shri Shri Jahnavi Nitai will increase and by the causeless mercy of Shrimati Jahnavidevi I can one day become a particle of dust which will be walked over by Lord Nityananda Prabhu.