Listen to Srila Prabhupada singing the Hare Krishna mantra.
It will cleanse the mirror of your heart. Listening to Krishna’s holy name is the beginning of devotional service. It can deliver us from the mire of material existence and transfer us back to Godhead.
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Lyrics of the opening prayer are as follows:
Vande’ham sri guroh sri yuta pada kamalam sri gurun vaisnavams ca
sri rupam sagrajatam saha gana raghunathan vitam tam sa-jivam
sadvaitam savadhutam parijana sahitam krishna chaitanya devam
sri radha krishna padan saha gana lalita sri vishakhan vitams ca
I offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of my spiritual master and unto the feet of all Vaishnavas. I offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of Srila Rupa Gosvami along with his elder brother Sanatana Gosvami, as well as Raghunatha Dasa and Raghunatha Bhatta, Gopala Bhatta, and Srila Jiva Gosvami. I offer my respectful obeisances to Lord Krishna Caitanya and Lord Nityananda along with Advaita Acarya, Gadadhara, Srivasa, and other associates. I offer my respectful obeisances to Srimati Radharani and Sri Krishna along with Their associates Sri Lalita and Vishakha.
This is followed by the Pancha-Tattva Mahamantra “Sri Krishna Chaitanya Prabhu Nityananda Sri Advaita Gadadhara Srivas adi Gaura bhakta vrinda“ This mantra is a prayer to Lord Chaitanya and His associates who are very magnanimous in distributing devotional service to the conditioned souls. This mantra should be chanted before chanting the Hare Krishna mahamantra.