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Prema Vivarta

Lord Gauranga states in Shrila Jagadananda Pandita’s Prema-vivarta, Chp 21, Nama-mahima:

hare krishna hare krishna krishna krishna hare hare;
hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare.

ei shloka name sarvadhika bajaya rahila he;
sarva-phala siddhi labha ei shola name haibe he.

“The chanting of the sixteen words of the Hare Krishna maha-mantra is the most superior kind of worship of the Lord. Through these 16 words, one will achieve all perfection and results.

tirtha-yatra parishrame kiba phala habe;
‘hare krishna’ nitya gane saba phala pabe.

“Why undertake so many inconveniences to visit pilgrimage places simply to gain some peity, when by constantly chanting the Hare Krishna maha-mantra, wherever you are situated, you can accrue the results of all pious activities?

sarva-artha-pradata harinama mahamantra;
phukariya bale yata vedagama tantra.

“The Hare Krishna maha-mantra awards the chanter all kinds of  benedictions. This is repeatedly emphasized in the Vedas, Agamas and Tantras.”