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Nityananda Gauranga Naam Mahima Mahastotra

Nityananda Gauranga Naam Glories Hymn

In English


The most essential 108 Verses from the Acharyas glorifying
the Holy Names of Nityananda, Gauranga & Hare Krishna


Composed by His Holiness Bhaktiratna Sadhu Swami Gaurangapada


I would request all disciples and devotees to read or sing this Mahastotra daily once so that the faith in the Holy Names of Nityananda, Gauranga and Hare Krishna increases day by day and thus the success in chanting is assured as it solely depends on the amount of faith in the Holy Names.


Composition under progress:

24 Apr 06: Verses added 1-18, 23, 24, 27, 51-52, 55-58, 63-66, 70.

25 Apr 06: Verses added 53, 54, 59, 60.

26 Apr 06: Verses added 61, 62, 66, 67-69, 19-22, 24-26.

13 May 06: Verses added 89-108.



gauranga nityananda, advaita chandra;

gadadhara shrivasadi, gaura bhakta vrinda.



more merciful than gauranga, are his devotees;

to their names and pastimes, i bow down first.



eternal opulent lords, of knowledge and bliss;

known as krishna balarama, home is vrindavana.



they came in kali yuga, as gaura nityananda;

with their names and devotees, in navadvipa-puri.



krishna relishes love, of radha in three ways;

radha-krishna merge in, form of gauranga.



supreme lord of pastimes, is gauranga krishna;

origin of creation, and cause of all causes.



nityananda balarama, is mula sankarshana;

supreme lord of vaikuntha, souls and material world.



vedas and upanishad, purana samhita;

all glorify nitai, gaura's name advent.



nitai gaura come once, in eight billion years;

if we don't chant their names, we get animal bodies.



lord is white in satya yuga, in treta he is red;

blackish blue in dvapara, golden in kali yuga.



meditation in satyuga, sacrifice in treta;

temple worship in dvapara, kirtana in kali yuga.



nityananda, gauranga, and hare krishna mantra;

are the three most powerful, names for deliverance.



nityananda-gauranga-bhakti is soul's nature;

we are not this body, we belong to gaura krishna.



gauranga's name preacher, is lord nityananda;

his worshipable lord is, gauranga-krishna



worship nitai-gaura deities, and tulasi plant;

mark body with tilaka, wear tulasi neck beads.



daily chant two thousand names, go to hundred thousand;

daily vow of chanting is, only way to see god.



bhaktivinoda thakura, is the modern pioneer;

author of navadvipa, dhama mahatmya.



visit holy abodes of, navadvipa-puri-vraja;

follow four regulations, no grains on ekadashi.



nityananda gauranga, hare krishna names;

chant daily and preach to, every soul, home, city.



a.c.bhaktivedanta, shrila prabhupada;

spread gauranga's name, all over the world.



prabhupada says neophyte beginners;

do not directly chant only hare krishna.



always take shelter first, of nitai gauranga's names;

it will ensure perfection, in chanting hare krishna.



nityananda gauranga, and hare krishna mantra;

one can chant any one, there is no difference.



gauranga mantra chanters, are on the same level;

as those who chant hare, krishna mahamantra.



prabhupada says his, guru's will is potent;

gauranga's name will spread, in every village and city.



he gave pancha tattva mantra, to chant at the beginning;

he said gauranga mantra, can be chanted continuously.



it does not matter if, one is married or single;

one who cries gauranga, should be served.


to be added...



holy name of nityananda, purifies the universe;

turns wicked sinners into, realized devotees.



hare krishna mahamantra, sixteen holy names;

names of divine couple, full with all mellows.



hare means radha, who attracts krishna;

rama means krishna, who sports with radha.



relish the pure love, of radha krishna;

by chanting and singing, the names of hare krishna.



hare krishna hare krishna, krishna krishna hare hare;

hare rama hare rama, rama rama hare hare.



dreadful countless are, sins of kali souls;

no hope of salvation, without gauranga's name.



one who chants nitai-gauranga just once;

destroys countless sins of, unlimited lives.



the soul who calls out, nitai gauranga's name;

purest love of krishna, searches after him.



gauranga instructs, chant hare krishna;

nityananda orders, chant gauranga's name.



gaura's devotees say, chant nityananda;

intelligent soul follows, these three orders.



when the body erupts in bliss, while chanting gaura's name;

only then tears will flow, while chanting krishna's name.



say gauranga once with, tears in your eyes;

nityananda will protect you, life after life.



if one worships krishna, without gauranga's name;

one will get krishna, after long long time.



if one worships krishna, with gauranga's name;

one will get krishna, in very short time.



even if one chants krishna's name millions of years;

there is no attachment, due to name-offenses.



one who chants gauranga, receives krishna's mercy;

eternal residence in, goloka vrindavana.



soul gets spiritual body, under shelter of gopies;

one's own spiritual grove, service to radha-krishna.



without the holy names of, nityananda gauranga;

impossible to attain, balarama and radha-krishna.



even if a bird chants, gauranga unknowingly;

no doubt the bird will, go to gauranga's abode.



nitai gauranga's names are, the highest meditation;

yoga peace perfection, and liberation.


to be added...


wealth of gaura's pastimes is, kali's suitable boon;

gaura is the essence of, the kali yuga age..89


vrindavana dasa is the original author;

of chaitanya bhagavata gaura's pastimes..90


even if an atheist sinner reads chaitanya bhagavata;

becomes a great devotee at that very moment..91


the three worlds are delivered by, chaitanya bhagavata;

due to the purifying, nityananda's glories..92


shrimad bhagavatam is for the liberated souls;

chaitanya bhagavata's mercy is for everyone..93


chaitanya bhagavata mangala and charitamrita;

chandramrita etc. are full of all nectar..94


nine islands of navadvipa are, nine kinds of bhakti;

sixteen rivers flowing and secret vraja goloka..95


residence in navadvipa puri with gauranga connection;

shelter of gauranga's name, and goal of pure bhakti..96


offenders in vraja get impersonal mukti;

but those in navadvipa get pure love and bhakti..97


if the lowest person, remembers navadvipa puri;

he or she becomes a saint, purifies the planet..98


even if one goes to, billons of holy places;

one will not get radha-krishna without navadvipa puri..99


if one who is devoid of all spiritual practice;

stays in navadvipa puri, will get love of god..100


those who go to navadvipa puri with lust anger and greed;

even they are delivered from birth and death..101


holy places in kali yuga are extremely weak;

navadvipa puri are the essence, to remove all sins..102


navadvipa puri vrindavana gaura krishna's names;

one who thinks are different, goes down to hell..103


brahma paramatma names are secondary names;

names which address krishna's pastimes, are primary names..104


one thousand vishnu's names are beyond all vedas;

one name of rama is equal, to these 1000 names..105


three names of rama equal one krishna's name;

krishna's name is topmost in all the vedas..106


gauranga's name is the top of topmost,

fruit of chanting all names, by chanting once..107


chanting gauranga's name, become nitai dasa,

in life and death is only prayer, of gaurangapada..108