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2023 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti: Significance and Importance

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti: Significance and Importance Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was born on the full moon of Falgun month, so this day is celebrated because of the birth anniversary of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. In childhood, his name was Vishwambhar, but the family called him Nimai.

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was born from the womb of Shachi Devi at a place known as Nadia in Bengal. The aim of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's life was to awaken devotion in people. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu used to say that devotion is the means of salvation.

His devotees also think about him as an incarnation of Shri Krishna. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu also gave some teachings for the welfare of the world.

Teachings of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu 

A human being should eradicate his ego and be despised as grass. Meaning, except pride, you should also remain humble, leaving your reputation and arrogance of office. One should be as humble as the tree branches, abandoning the desire to be respected.

Human beings ask for these blessings from God, in order that the ego of wealth and different happiness in him is removed. Apart from this, it should also be noted that human beings should not have the arrogance of their beauty.

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has stated the significance of the name Hari. Mahaprabhu says that the mirror of the mind is cleared with the Kirtan named Sri Krishna. This sankirtan, which removes worldly attachment and illusion, is going to give pleasure to a man.

Apart from this, Harinam Sankirtan is liberating from sin and birth and death. - Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has preached that the names of Sri Krishna should be remembered as Govind, Madhava, Damodar, Ghanshyam, Mukunda. There isn't a time limit and space-bound for the remembrance of God names. In such a scenario one should all the time remember the names of the Lord.

Revived Vrindavan

It's stated that he resettled the extinct Vrindavan. In his last time he stayed there. He's also named as Gaurang. It is also believed that if Gaurang weren't there, Vrindavan would have been a myth till today. Vaishnavites think about them to be the embodiment of the union of Shri Krishna and Radha Rani.

Many texts have been written on them, of which Chaitanya Charitamrit written by Sri Krishnadasa Kaviraj Goswami, Chaitanya Bhagavata written by Sri Vrindavan Das Thakur and Chaitanya Mangal of Lochandas Thakur are the chief.

Who is Chaitanya?

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is believed to have been born in 1486 within the village of Navdwip in West Bengal, now known as Mayapur. Everybody used to name him Nimai as a child. People used to name them Gaurang, Gaur Hari, Gaur Sundar as being of Gauravarna.

The very wide and optimistic impact of Naam Sankirtan started by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu can be seen today in India and overseas. His father's name was Jagannath Mishra and mother's name was Shachi Devi. Chaitanya has also been considered by his followers to be an avatar of Krishna. In 1509, when he went to Gaya Nagar in Bihar to do his father's shraddha, he met a saint named Ishwarpuri there. He requested Nimai to cry Krishna-Krishna.

Since then, his whole life modified and he was absorbed in devotion to Lord Krishna always. Due to his unwavering loyalty and religion towards Lord Krishna, his numerous followers became his. Chaitanya, with the help of those two disciples, started to perform the name Hari Naam by playing musical instruments like dholak, mridang, cymbals, mangere and so on. and dancing and singing in high tones.

Popular Gaurav Purnima

The beginning of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu can also be celebrated as Gaurav Purnima. Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, also referred to as Gauranga due to his golden luster, in the land of Nadia, Bengal, to bless the people of this period with the chanting of the divine name filled with unprecedented love for God, Krishna. Had incarnated.

His birth is celebrated every year on the full moon of the month of Phalgun i.e. Holikadahan. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu preached the message of Lord Krishna. Chaitanya ji's father's name was Jagannath Mishra and his mother's name was Shachi Devi. The name of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's spouse was Shrimati Vishnupriya. His spouse died in 1505 due to snakebite. Due to the compulsion of running a dynasty, he got married to Vishnupriya, the daughter of Sanatan, the Rajpandit of Navadwip. When he was a teen, then his father died.

He gave the simplest way to connect with God

Simply by the utterance of Hare Krishna Hare Rama, Lord Chaitanya has taught the philosophy that via chanting the holy name of God, one reaches to salvation.

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