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WHAT IS SARVOTAM STOTRA

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Shree Gusaiji recited “The Sarvattom Stotra ” There are 108 names of Shree Mahaprabhuji. In principal there are three sections (1) Shree Thakorji swarupa, with the name ANAND (ananda transcendental bliss) (2) Shree Swaminiji swarupa with the name PARAMANAD the highest stage of eternal bliss and (3) Sakshi bhavatmak acharya swarupa of Shree Mahaprabhuji, with the name SHREE KRUSHASAYA born – unveiled out of Shri Krishana – lord’s mouth

Shree Gusaiji has thus recited 1. 2. 3. 4. 36 names of Shree Thakorji, 36 names of Shree Swaminiji and 36 names of Shree Mahaprabhuji. This totals 108

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Shree Mahaprabhuji’ is god himself and the human form / darshan is simply just that. To the unworthy he will appear as fire and frighten them away yet to his bhakat he will appear as the lord Shree Krishna himself. In “The Sarvattom Stotra ”the 108 names are the ‘alokik’ / divine names / appearances . Each name is a Mantra and will have an individual impression depending up on your love for that form/appearance. For instance when you chant Anand’ Shri Mahaprabhuji’s ‘swaroop’ ‘Anand’ meaning – bliss all bliss will appear in the mind of the sayer. Similarly for another individual Parmanand’ –, and similarly Shri “Krishnasyam” and so on.-. As you do the juupp of The Sarvattom Stotra you experience this addiction. It is like you keep writing and writing longing to meet someone you love and eventually you succeed. In our case if you carry on with the juupp you are guaranteed to be blessed with svanubhaav. Shree Gusaiji explains that svanubhaav is gained not by learning from the books but only if you are blessed. In order to better understand Bhagvatlila and grasp the meaning from The Gitaji. The Bhagwadji , The Subodniji and also to be able to perform seva and better understanding from Kirtans Shree Gusaiji has created The Sarvattom Stotra The Sarvattom Stotra is the Bij,( for meaning see MANTRA below.) and this is akeen to the gaytri mantra of the bramins.

Therefore to leave seva early morning to do Jup is not appropriate Also jaap requires clear state of mind. this is the best way of doing Jup.   The best time to do Jup is in the morning before sun rise when the environment is most peaceful and when the body is fresh.all of these become important to do the Jaap using 108 Tulsi beads. and to sit on an assan and in front of Chitraji of Shree Thakorji. Saying it with moving lips but without sound (Upash) 3. This is further explained in the appendix below What is Mantra . form  The name describes the form and the name is attached to the form.. Saying it aloud (vachic) 2. Name 2. i. By saying the name one expresses the form.clean room e. Saying it in your mind only with no lip movement (Moun). to sit cross legged with out moving.g prayer room. It is worth stepping back and understanding what is JAAP and what is MANTRA WHAT IS JUP  There are 3 ways of performing Jup 1.3. to sit facing east or north is important (not with your back to Shree Thakorji). Rup.  The answer actually is only when you experience the result or effect of saying the mantra  In our philosophy Lord exists in two forms 1. In our Pushtimargiya seva is most important which means the happiness of Shree Krishna is paramount.a clean body. Depending on time the number of mada usually is an odd number ie. If the purpose of Jup is with some expectation then the strict procedure needs to be followed but if then Jaap is selfless then there is no strict protocol necessary. However to do selfless Jaap there is no specific number one neds to follow it is only in order to do the minimum number that one4 tends to keep to thr odd number. 1.e. etc.5. For Vaishnavs who have had Nam samarpan can recite Astakshar Mantra Shree Krushna Sharanam Mama and those who have taken Brambh sabandh can perform the Brambh sabandh Mantra   WHAT IS MANTRA?     Mantra is normally given in secret by our Guru One has to have faith in the Guru who is blessing you with a Mantra Our Guru will normally give an individual only that Mantra which is appropriate to that individual Mantra is not just words.

Chand – this is the element which preserves/protects faith/belief. Rushi. all the mantras will have a bij mantra. Kilak – ie. There are 7 parts: 1.devotion to Lord Shree Krishna and the boon is also attainment of Shree Krishna’s love. Viyahooti. It is from the seed a tree will grow. Viniyog – action with good deeds will normally yield good outcome. Similarly. Hence neither Shree Mahaprabhuji nor Shree Gusaiji has instructed to do a certain number of Mantra Jupp.  Govindswami points out that to simply speak the mantra in parrot fashion or in large number has no purpose. the 5 words. Similarly Gathyamantra Bhramsambandth was created by Shree Krishna and first given to Shree Mahaprabhuji. The boon you are sure to be blessed with is your whole heart will be filled with Bhakti / devotion and Shree Mahprabhuji will reside therein. What Shree Harirai Mahaprabhu directs is to do our Patth with peace of mind in bliss / joy / in a happy state of mind : ‘Kari ye Shree Sarvotam Ras Pan’. Bija– seed. This refers to the swaroop of Shree Mahaprabhuji who is from ShreeKrushna’s Mukharvindh Similarly Devta for Ashustakshar mantra is Shree Krishna Prabhu. This is the person who has experienced the particular god whose mantra this is.inappropriateness Udasin – 4. Each mantra will have its own Devta. Sarvotam Strotra states “Rushiragnikumarustu” – this expression refers to the son of Agnikumar who is Shree Mahaprabhji hence referring to Shree Gusaiji who created the Sarvotam Stortra.  If the individual is blessed with a Mantra but does not use it the benefit afforded there from will be lost. From the jap of Shree Sarvotam Stotra one aims to attain bhagtiyog ie. For Sarvotam Stotra devta is Shree Mahaprabhuji and reference is made in the stotra to ‘Shree Krushasrai Devta’. Pratikur. 7. Devta –in Sanskrit the word div means the object/source which glitters/shines. Mantra is the name and form of God put together (Swaroopatkmak) . 3. –according to mantra sastra there are 3 forms    Anukur – appropriateness. The objective of performing/to do jap of mantra is to achieve its objective.    . Like that with seed Mantra that have the ability / power to grow In Sarvotamstrotra it is stated ‘Bijam Karoniko Prabhu’ In the form of seed reference is made to Shree Mahaprabhuji. It will not even bring an iota of satisfaction or happiness. Shree Harirai Mahaprabhu states that there is no poet on earth who has been able to express anything like what Shree Gusaiji has in Shree Sarvotam Stotra Shree Harirai Mahaprabhu also directs one not to waste even a moment and to do Ras Pan every single minute of the day Shree Harirai Mahaprabhu in conclusion instructs Vaishnavs to be absorbed in Shree Sarvotams’ Ras Pan and thus submerged in the world of Bhakti. 6. 2. In Gathyamantra the Bija mantra is ‘Pantchakshar’ mantra. Nail which joins together/makes it happen/opens doors 5.

‘Rajas’. never by studying books. I offer my prayers to him. ‘He’ is total bliss. as even the wisemen and knowledgable souls have been blinded by the immense darkness of this Kaliyuga. (the one who takes away – grabs away problems – sadness of his devotees) unveils the ‘swaroop’ of shri Mahaprabhuji from his mouth with the sole intention of taking away the unhappiness of his devotees and through him to unveil that very special “Pushtimarg” the path of lord’s bliss. then was the form generated from his Everglowing face  The lord true to his one of the name “Hari”. it is experienced only through devotional feelings. . although they have studied Vedas and Purans they still do not “know” the real ‘swaroop’ of the lord since it is known only by the grace of the God.  Respected Acharya Shri Gusaiji explains in the first stanza that the lord’s (Purushottam – the Divine one) “swaroop” (not just the body but the entire self) is totally different from fundamental qualities – ‘satva’.” (1) Prakurta dharmaana shreyam prakurt nikhil dharm roopmiti Nigam prati pandhyam tachund saakruti staumi One who is above all religions in this world and the one.SARVOTAM STOTRAM THE FIRST 6 STANZAS – The Mangla Charan The first 6 stanzas highlights greatness of the shri “Sarvotam Storam. when out of pity decided to bless the beings of this world with his divineness. ‘Tamas’ of nature. his entire body – all parts are full of joy and bliss. The Vedas (first and fundamental shastras) also prove this fact. its rewards.  Pandits – learned people. whose devine form is revered by the Vedas. its greatness and knowledge. (2) Kalikaal tamashchan dhrasti tavadi dhushampi Sampratya vishyastasya mahatma yan samabhud bhuvi His true form cannot be recognised by this world. (3) Dayaya nij mahatmayam karishyan prakurt Hari Vadya yada tada syasyan pradurbhutam chaakara hi Shree Hari.

(4) Tadhukatmapi durbodhan subodhan sayadhyata tatha Tannamaash tottar shatan pravshyamkhilad hat. bijan karurik Prabhu.e. . he may be best understood as one who relieves jeevs of all their sins. It will lead you to the highest stage ! Shri Gusaiji says very clearly that there is no doubt about it. (5) Rishiragni kumarstu naamna chando jagatyasu Shri Krishnasyam Devta cha. I (Shree Gusianji) present the 108 names of Shree Mahaprabhuji  For most people. The world is their Rhyme (Chhand). Inspite of such a blessing. it is still beyond us to even understand the greatness of such a divine form created by Prabhu. the son (kumar) of Shri Mahaprabhuji (Acharya Shri Mahaprabhuji’s ‘swaroop’ is ‘vaishvanar’. although they are divine and followers the ‘marg’. is relieved of all kinds of bonds and is under the direct grace of Shree Krishna. These names have Agnikumar as the Saint(Rushi). The Everglowing face of Shree Krishna is their God and all pervading kindness of almighty is the Gene(Beej)  The writer or the sage of this strota is ‘agnikumar’ i.  In the next session with Shree Thakorji’s grace I hope to highlight the Qualities – Characteristics of Shri Vallabh. However. This will for certain help remove any obstacles whilst understanding and grasping what is discussed in Shri Subodhiniji. its difficult for them to understand the fundamentals as depicted in Subodhiniji ( a discourse on Bhagvat)..again – the fire : shri Mahaprabhuji (as shri Krishna – the lord’s mouth) is the presiding deity of this Strota and the kind lord (Shri Thakorji) is the ‘seed’ – the fundamental of the Strota. For them I (Shri Gusaiji) now list 108 names of Shri Mahaprabhuji. Let there not be any doubts about it  Utilizing this Strota in Bhaktiyoga – joining. (6) Viniyogo bhaktiyog pratibandh vinashane Krishnadhara mrataswad sidhiratra na sanshey One who recites the 108 names. aligning one’s self with the lord will help remove obstacles whether they are worldly or heavenly.

 Definition #2: Mantras create thought-energy waves. a change of state occurs in the organism. The organism becomes subtly different. The human consciousness is really a collection of states of consciousness which distributively exist throughout the physical and subtle bodies. Just as a laser is light which is coherent in a new way. After a length of time the mantra produces a state where the organism vibrates at the rate completely in tune with the energy and spiritual state represented by and contained within the mantra. Saying any word produces an actual physical vibration.com/what. If the actual physical vibration is coupled with a mental intention. The cardio-vascular system.htm Vedas claim that "Speech is the essence of humanity. then the word may come to have meaning associated with the effect of saying that vibration or word.SARVOTAM STOTRA IS A MANTRA WHAT IS MANTRA?    The answer actually is only when you experience the result or effect of saying the mantra The following is a summary of what is on the web site http://www. Mantras start a powerful vibration which corresponds to both a specific spiritual energy frequency and a state of consciousness in seed form. our organism can "pick up" the vibration of other organisms nearby. semi-conscious thoughts which pulse through our organism. the Vedas maintain. The organs have their primitive consciousness which allows it to perform functions specific to it. if we know what the effect of that vibration is. just as a coloured gel influences the appearance and effect of a white light. Then comes the various systems. writing Definition # 1: Mantras are energy-based sounds. comes into being through speech. the vibration then contains an additional mental component which influences the result of saying it. the person who becomes one with the state produced by the mantra is also coherent in a way which did not exist prior to the conscious undertaking of repetition of the mantra. The sound is the carrier wave and the intent is overlaid upon the wave form.  Definition #3: Mantras are tools of power and tools for power.sanskritmantra. Over time. At this point. And of course. the reproductive system and other systems have various organs or body parts working at slightly different stages of a single process. This is one level of energy basis for words. Ideas remain un actualized until they are created through the power of speech and its derivative." Everything. The result is that there are myriad vibrations riding in and through the subconscious mind at any given time. Another level is intent.  . The ego with its self-defined "I" ness assumes a pre-eminent state among the subtle din of random.

as we all know. Mantras have close. If one says "shrim" a thousand times or a million. The word "mantra" is derived from two Sanskrit words. deepens and widens and eventually dips into the essence of cosmic existence. 3. a context of experiential definition has been created. a tool used by the mind which eventually frees one from the vagaries of the mind.They are formidable. Sanskrit mantras are composed of letters which correspond to certain petals or spokes of chakras in the subtle body. Over thousands of years. But abundance can take many forms. The mantra "Shrim" or Shreem is the seed sound for the principle of abundance . It is believed that the mantra was probably arrived at through some form of meditation or intuition and subsequently tested by the person who first encountered it. It is at this point that the intention of the sayer begins to influence the degree of the kind of capacity for accumulating wealth which may accrue. sounds which have no direct translation but which contain great power which can be "grown" from it are called "seed mantras. many sayers have had common experiences and passed them on to the next generation. this power is tangible and wieldable. enough food to eat as wealth. friends as wealth. The second syllable is drawn from the Sanskrit word "trai" meaning to "protect" or to "free from. Let's take an example. a certain increase in the potentiality of the sayer to accumulate abundance is achieved. . They work. The first is "manas" or "mind. On its journey.(Lakshmi. The mind expands. In Sanskrit. They are ancient. the mind comes to understand much about the essence of the vibration of things. to be sure. at its core. Definitions of mantras are oriented toward either the results of repeating the mantra or of the intentions of the original framers and testers of the mantra. The only true definition is the experience which it ultimately creates in the sayer. In the case of mantra. But the journey from mantra to freedom is a wondrous one. approximate one-to-one direct language-based translation. in the Hindu Pantheon." which provides the "man" syllable. Mantras have been tested and/or verified by their original framers or users. the result is correspondingly greater. but there is also peace as abundance." Therefore. There is prosperity." Seed in Sanskrit is called "Bijam" in the singular and "Bija" in the plural form. Each mantra is associated with an actual sage or historical person who once lived. And knowledge." Mantra is. Through this tradition.) If one says "shrim" a hundred times. 4. 2.  Statements About Mantra 1. and a host of other kinds and types of abundance which may vary from individual to individual and culture to culture. is power. the word mantra in its most literal sense means "to free from the mind. health as wealth.

Prana may or may not produce an instant dramatic effect upon transfer. so specific and so powerful that they must be learned and practiced under careful supervision by a qualified teacher. subconscious mind is a collective consciousness of all the forms of primitive consciousnesses which exist throughout the physical and subtle bodies. and the chakras located throughout the body. There are certain mantra formulas which are so exact. 6. There can be heat or coolness as a result of the transfer. Some healers operate through transfer of prana.It is also believed that there is a direct relationship between the mantra sound. by saying a certain mantra while visualizing an internal organ bathed in light. Similarly. 7. The dedicated use of mantra can dig into subconscious crystallized thoughts stored in the organs and glands and transform these bodily parts into repositories of peace. Mantra energizes prana. mantra can bring a positive and beneficial result. "Prana" is a Sanskrit term for a form of life energy which can be transferred from individual to individual. Mantras eventually quiet the mind. It is the same fire. At a deep level. A massage therapist can transfer prana with beneficial effect. either vocalized or subvocalized. Even self-healing can be accomplished by concentrating prana in certain organs. . the specific power of the mantra can become concentrated there with great beneficial effect. or it can produce an energy meltdown when misused or practiced without some guidance. For instance. the result of which can be a clearing of the difficulty or condition. Mantras are energy which can be likened to fire. 5. You can use fire either to cook your lunch or to burn down the forest.