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Gaudiya Vedanta Publications, Inc. copyrights our publications, but apply the Creative Commons Attribution- No Derivitive Works 3.0 Unported License. We also grant the following rights beyond the Creative Commons license. Please address any questions to Anita dasi – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Using Portions of the Text

GVP, Inc. shall allow ANYONE to republish and distribute all or portion(s) of the text of the Works [listed below] (but not the overall design, artwork, or photographs of the Works), as long as such text is not copyrighted by a third party, in any format, including digital and electronic (including, but not limited to Commentaries, Audio presentations) as long as the text is used unchanged and contextually fidelic to the original meaning. Credit must be given to Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja as the source of the Works licensed under this instrument.

 

Dramatizations

GVP, Inc. shall allow ANYONE to use all or portion(s) of the text of the Works in Dramatizations as long as the dramatization is a faithful and accurate rendition of the text and remains contextually fidelic to the original meaning. Credit must be given to Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja as the source of the Works licensed under this instrument.

 

Translations

GVP, Inc. shall grant a sublicense for translations of the Works to ANYONE as long as the following conditions are fulfilled:

(1)     Such translations are a faithful and accurate rendition into the desired idiomatic language, with only such modifications, including slight verbal changes, from the original text as may be necessary to achieve a competent and idiomatic translation that remains contextually fidelic to the original meaning.

(2)      Such translations do not materially change the meaning or otherwise materially alter the text.

(3)      Such translations give credit to Swami Bhakti Bedant Narayan (also known as Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaa Mahārāja and Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja) as the author of the source material.

(4)     The translator(s) grant a non-exclusive, non-revocable, fully paid-up license to Swami Bhakti Bedant Narayan(or his heirs, legal representatives, successors, or assigns) and Gaudiya Vedanta Publications, Inc. granting all rights in the translations including reproduction, modification, sublicensing, digital, and electronic rights. This requirement is fulfilled in light of two stipulations: (1) If there are any proposed changes to the translated work, reasonable effort must be made to contact the original translator(s) for input on changes; and (2) in the event of a dispute, sri guru, sadhu, and shastra must be consulted. Final approval of the changes will be made by Swami Bhakti Bedant Narayan (or an appointed and empowered Editorial Board).

(5)      The translator(s) allow ANYONE to use all or portion(s) of the text of the translations, in any format, including digital and electronic (including, but not limited to Commentaries, Audio presentations) as long as the text is used unchanged and remains contextually fidelic to the original meaning.

(6)      The translator(s) deliver, no later than 2 months after publication, 2 paper copies (printed and bound final version) of each of the Works as well as the final publishing-resolution PDF or other electronic files as well as the Source Files for the Works, which shall include electronic modifiable files in layout format, further including the fonts and the high resolution images that are used for printing. This may include, but is not limited to, for example, electronic files in Indesign, Quark, or Pagemaker.

(7)     Avoid distorting, mutilating, modifying or taking other derogatory action in relation to the Works which would be prejudicial to Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja’s honor or reputation.

 

The Works:

Publications in English

A Vine of Intense Longings – Utkalikā-vallarī

Ācārya Kesarī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajṣāna Keśava Gosvāmī – His Life and Teachings

Arcana-dīpikā

Beyond Liberation

Beyond Liberation CD booklet

Beyond Nirvana

Bhakti-rasāyana

Bhakti-tattva-viveka

Dāmodara-līlā-mādhurī

Das Avatar Coloring Book

Essence of Bhagavad-gītā

Five Essential Essays

Gaudiya Vaisnavism versus Sahajiyaism

Going Beyond Vaikuṇṭha

Gopi-gita

Guru-Devatātmā

Happiness in a Fool’s Paradise

Jaiva-Dharma

Jaiva-dharma – Part One

Letters from America

My Śikṣā-guru & Priya-bandhu

Navadvipa Dhama Mahamiya

Our Gurus: One in Siddhānta, One in Heart

Pinnacle of Devotion

Prabandhāvalī

Raga-vartmacandrika

Ramanda Raya Samvad

Rays of Hope

School of Vraja CD/ book

Secrets of the Undiscovered Self

Secret Truths of the Bhāgavatam

Shower of Love

Śiva-tattva

Śrī Bhajana-rahasya

Śrī Bhakti-rasāmta-sindhu-bindu

Śrī Brahma-sahitā

Śrī Braja Maṇḍala Parikramā

Śrī Camatkāra-candrikā – A Moonbeam of Complete Astonishment

Śrī Damodarastakam

Śrī Gauḍīya Gīti-guccha

Śrī Gīta-govinda

Śrī Hari-Nāma Mahā-Mantra

Śrīmad Bhagavad-gītā

Śrī Mana-śikṣā

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma and the Prominent Holy Places of the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavas in Śrī Gaua-maṇḍala

Śrī Prema Samputa – The Treasure Chest of Pure Transcendental Love

Śrī Sankalpa-kalapdrumah

Śrī Śikṣāṣṭaka

Śrī Upadeśāmta

Śrī Vraja-maṇḍala Parikramā

The Butter Thief

The Distinctive Contribution of Srila Rupa Gosvāmī

The Essence of All Advice

The Essence of Bhagavad-Gītā

The Eternal Function of the Soul

The Fearless Prince

Their Lasting Relation

The Journey of the Soul

The Nectar of Govinda-līlā

The Origin of Ratha-yātrā

The True Conception of Śrī Guru-tattva

The Way of Love

To Be Controlled by Love

Veu-Gīta

Rays of the Harmonist (periodical)

 

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