By chanting, become a full moon

    Posted on September 18, 2013

If you understand your position, then what is your real occupation, real activities, you will understand. Ceto-darpana-marjanam bhava-maha-davagni-nirvapanam sreyah-kairava-candrika-vitaranam [Cc. Antya 20.12]. Just like the moon rises from a line. On the Pratipat day, on the first moon side, you will see just like a line, but gradually it develops, develops, develops, and it becomes a full moon, very beautiful. Similarly, if you chant this Hare Krsna mantra, then your first vision of your self, your constitutional position, will be visible just like a line of the moon. But if you go on continuing, you will find one day it is full moon and brilliant, very soothing, and nectarine. You'll taste your life as very sublime, blissful, and hopeful.

Ref. VedaBase => Lecture at Wayside Chapel -- Sydney, May 13, 1971

 

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