Books in English language
Srila Sanatana Gosvami's Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta occupies a special place in the realm of Vaisnava literature. It is unparalleled in its delineation of siddhanta, rasa, bhava and lila. Its glories are limitless, and it is without question one of the most beneficial books for the progressive sadhaka. It is divided into two parts, and both parts tell the story of a parivrajaka; that is, one who refuses the comforts of a permanent residence and constantly wanders in search of the essence of life.
Sri Bhajana-rahasya is compiled by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya. He has collected into the form of a book several confidential hints from his own method of bhajana to guide sincere sadhakas who are performing bhajana under his direction. Some years ago, this destitute person (Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura) observed him performing bhajana. He was constantly reciting and relishing verses such as the ones in this book, thus becoming overwhelmed with bhagavat-prema. For sadhakas whose faith is on the neophyte platform, the system of arcana is provided.
An unprecedented collection of devotional songs Sanskrit, Bengali and Hindi devotional poems, prayers, songs and bhajanas written by the Gaudiya Vaisnava acaryas and compiled for the practicing devotee.
An excerpt from a lecture entitled "The Jewel Book":
"Sri Gita-govinda is a "jewel book" brought by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. We all know that Sri Jayadeva Gosvami has written this beautiful Gita-govinda, but without Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu it would have remained locked like a pearl in the oyster shell or a jewel in a locked case. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu manifested the glories of Sri Gita-govinda. Just as without Srila Rupa Gosvami no one would have known the inner moods of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, similarly, by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu relishing the moods of Sri Gita-govinda its glories became manifest for the whole world. I have explained this very high-class philosophy, but only rare devotees in this world can understand it. I have called you here only to give you this."
In Guru-devatatma -- Accepting Sri Guru as One's Life and Soul Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja speaks on the importance of accepting a bona fide guru, who is more dear than life itself, the absolute necessity of second initiation, and other topics of guru-tattva.
Hari-katha is the life-giving elixir for anyone on the path of devotion. This book is a compilation of sweet hari-katha given by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja in the Kesavaji Gaudiya Matha in Mathura.
The second volume of Hari-katha, translated from the Hindi and Bengali lectures of Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, is another exquisite selection of lectures filled with the deep siddhanta of Gaudiya Vaisnavism.
The power of the transcendental holy name of the Lord: "When a qualified person chants harinama, this light diffuses, thus keeping the darkness of illusion away from the soul."
This booklet contains seventeen previously unpublished letters written by Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Svami Prabhupada to Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja during Prabhupada's first years in America.
The Ratha-yatra is the world's most ancient religious festival.
This book contains lectures by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja on Ratha-yatra, or the Cart Festival of Lord Jagannatha.
Clearing up the confusion
Nowadays some persons claim there are differences in the conclusions taught by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja and Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Svami Prabhupada. These authoritative responses to many of the objections will help the reader understand things as they are, without any politically motivated interpretation.
Observing the festival days outlined in the Vaisnava calendar is an important aspect of devotional practice. Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja always speaks on the appropriate topic on such days, whether it be the appearance or disappearance day of a prominent Vaisnava acarya, the appearance day of an incarnation of Bhagavan, or any other significant day. Of the eleven lectures included within this book, nine are lectures which Srila Maharaja has spoken on significant dates from the Vaisnava calendar. The word prabhanda means 'an essay' and avali means 'a collection'. We are confident that devotees will find this Sri Prabandhavali helpful to their sincere efforts to honour these important days.
The purpose of this booklet is to introduce the reader to the beauty and wonder of his or her own natural being. Sages say that our souls are each more brilliant and powerful than thousands of suns, and that we come to experience this by hearing from those who are self-realized. Secrets of the Undiscovered Self was kindly presented in the form of a discourse by such a selfrealized personality, Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, a pre-eminent saint and one of the foremost teachers of divine wisdom in the present day. This discourse was given in March 2002, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Remembrances by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja.
A deep and revealing account of the intimate relationship between Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja and his instructing spiritual master and dear friend, Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Svami Prabhupada, from 1947 up until final instructions given in 1977.
Lord Brahma's prayers of devotion to KrsnaThese prayers offered at the dawn of creation by Brahma, the secondary creator of the universe, contain all the essential truths of Vaisnava philosophy.
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