Vachanamrut Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika (English) - Part 1

  • Authors: Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj, Shreejisankalpmurti Sadguru Shree Gopalanand Swami, Sadguru Shree Muktanand Swami, Sadguru Shree Nityanand Swami, Sadguru Shree Brahmanand Swami, Sadguru Shree Shukanand Swami, Shreejisankalpmurti Nidar Siddhantvadi Sadguru Shree Ishwarcharandasji Swami
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Published: Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Maninagar on 01 Oct 2007


The Vachanamrut contains the sublime philosophy of supreme Lord Shree Swaminarayan. All His discourses from 1819 to 1829 CE have been collated by His five most prominent scholarly Sants in this superlative scripture. It contains the precise word of the Lord, just as He spoke them. This edition is augmented with the Rahasyarth Pradeepika Tika - the commentary that elucidates the true connotations of the Vachanamrut, prepared by Jeevanpran Shree Abji Bapashree.

Gadhada First Section
Vachanamrut 55
Shreejimaharaj says that if the place, time, etc., becomes extremely evil, even the best category of stability in the Lord’s worship and remembrance, as well as in the vartmans, lessens. However, the steadiness of someone who has the immense strength of previously accumulated merits and previously performed virtuous deeds, does not recede. Even if the place, time, association, etc., are immensely pure, the antah-karan of someone who has committed great sins, either during this or a previous lifetime,or has betrayed the Lord’s great disciples, becomes evil; However, if he remains attentive in offering services to a Mota-purush, his sins burn and are reduced to ashes. Therefore, one should aspire for a pure place;