● The SUN’s heat turns water into CLOUDS which give RAIN to all.
● निताइ Namlekan with the palm in the air, while remembering the forms in each stroke, is THE SUN.
● It deeply condenses the Lord’s forms and pastimes in our consciousness as CLOUDS by direct touch.
● These CLOUDS burst into nectar torrential RAIN of the deepest remembrance, humility, and crying in love when we start doing Kirtan, Japa, Shravan, Pathan, etc. after Namlekhan.
● No other Bhakti practice can match this quality of Namlekhan and Namakshar to induce such deep and minute remembrance in Kirtan and Namshabda sound in any condition of consciousness.
● Even those who 🗣 can’t sing or 👂 listen to kirtan or japa because of speech or hearing disabilities can still do निताइ Namlekhan in the air. In this way, Namakshara are more merciful than Namshabda.
● Just like we have to open the 🚪door by the touch of a 🗝 key first to enter inside, the Namlekhan 👋 palm touch breaks open the bud 🌷 of Nam, which has remained tightly closed from zillions of past lives. Then, Kirtan with the 🎹 harmonium fully blossoms it into the 👁 vision of qualities & pastimes.
● And why do we write Nam in Air? Sparśenādhyātmani tvacham: “The instrument of Touch for all our senses is Air 💨.” (Srimad Bhagavatam 7.12.27)
● Here sparsh and tvacham (skin or senses) both mean touch. 👋 Ādhyātmani means the Air God.