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Title: Madhurya Kadambini

User: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2007-03-11 19:34:16


Q. By Shachinandana dasa


nityananda , gauranga , hare krishna !


dear swami gaurangapada ,obeisances to you , obeisances to the devotee's in the line of devotion , obeisances to the spiritual masters and acarya's , all glories to sri guru and gauranga ,


dear swamiji , in the third shower of this work by srila visvanatha cakravarti thakura, it states simply reciting this mantra gives all perfection :


the mantra is a ten syllable mantra ,


visesato darsarno 'yam japa-matrena siddhida


it states this but does not give a translation of the meaning of the mantra , would you please enlighten us in this .



your servant always ,




Answer by Swami Gaurangapada:


This is the same Mantra as the ten-syllable Mantra received by Lord Gauranga at the time of initiation from Shrila Ishvara Puri Mahashaya: gopijana-vallabhaya svaha.


visesato darshano 'yam japa-matrena siddhida is not the Mantra but a description of the Mantra meaning that by chanting this Mantra in japa, one gets the specific perfection of seeing the Lord face to face.