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Gopi-gita Gopi-gita

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GopiGita

Gopi-gita is part of Rasa-panca-adhyayi, the five chapters of Srimad-Bhagavatam that relate rasa-lila. The body has five kinds of life-airs (panca prana) residing in the heart, and among these five, one is most vital. The twelve cantos of Srimad-Bhagavatam are likened to twelve parts of a body. The Tenth Canto is the heart of that body. Within that heart, the five chapters that constitute Rasa-panca-adhyayi are its five life-airs, and among them, Gopi-gita is the foremost.

We begin our discussion of Gopi-gita by remembering the chapter in Srimad-Bhagavatam that describes the gopis' worship of the goddess Katyayani-devi to attain Krsna as their husband...

Guru-devatatma Guru-devatatma

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A series of seven discourses on guru-tattva, in which Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja discusses the importance of accepting a bona fide guru as more dear than life itself and the absolute necessity of receiving initiation from such a guru. These discourses were based on verse 11.2.37 from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. “Therefore an intelligent person should engage unflinchingly in the unalloyed devotional service of the Lord, under the guidance of a bona fide spiritual master, whom he should accept as his worshipable deity and as his very life and soul.”

Happiness in a Fool's Paradise Happiness in a Fool's Paradise

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The futility of material enjoyment. "Everyone wants to be happy, but generally we can find only a little happiness and affection in this world."

Hari-kathamrta Vol.1 Hari-kathamrta Vol.1

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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.

Hari-kathamrta Vol.2 Hari-kathamrta Vol.2

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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.

Harinama Maha-mantra Harinama Maha-mantra

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Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja compiled this booklet to educate the public at large about the mahā-mantra, using quotes from the Vedic scriptures to show that the holy name is authentic, beyond worldly sound vibration, specific in sequence, possessing unlimited glory and that chanting it awards the highest spiritual fruit. “To make spiritual progress in this age of quarrel and hypocrisy, there is no other way, no other way, no other way... .”

Hare Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Hare Hare, Hare Rāma Hare Rāma Rāma Rāma Hare Hare.

Harmony Harmony

Date added: 04/19/2011
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Harmony

This book consists of a collection of instructions by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja on how truly humble and harmonious dealings are conducive to our practice of bhakti. His purpose in giving us the tools by which we can have proper and affectionate dealings with each other is to ensure our strong and steady progress toward achieving the ultimate goal of life.

Hidden Path of Devotion Hidden Path of Devotion

Date added: 02/04/2012
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In the year 1991, Srila Gurudeva led four discussions on Raga-vartma-candrika by Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura, who is considered to be the incarnation of Srila Rupa Gosvami and who came to further illuminate Rupa Gosvami's mission. This book is a compilation of those discussions.

Jaiva-dharma Jaiva-dharma

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Jaiva_dharma

This compelling narrative based on spiritually developed personalities and others in cultured Bengali life a few hundred years ago, serves as the basis of Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura's presentation of the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava philosophy, from its basic tenets to its esoteric pinnacle. Woven into the story are penetrating philosophical questions that are commonly pondered and eternally relevant. The depth of the answers gives clarity and direction to the quest to establish ourselves in our jaiva-dharma, our soul's constitutional function.

Journey of the Soul Journey of the Soul

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We trust various persons of authority to inform us about material subject matters, but whom shall we trust in regard to transcendental subject matters and the transcendental world? We cannot experience transcendence with any of our material senses. How then, can we have an idea of that pure reality? We can see the body, but not the soul. How can we verify that there is a soul beyond matter? Though God is everywhere, we don't see Him. How then, can we determine who is God? Although it is evident that we cannot control the world, how can we trust that there is a God from whom this creation has come, and how can we be confident that it is He who controls it? Millions of people are born daily, and millions also die. Who controls this overwhelming tide of birth and death? Sea waves come on schedule, the sun appears on schedule, and new days come with continuous regularity. We do not control those rhythms, yet somehow, everything is maintained.

Letters from America Letters from America

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Some of the original handwritten letters in Bengali and Hindi, that Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Mahārāja (Śrīla Prabhupāda) wrote to his dear friend, Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja in Śrīla Prabhupāda’s first few years in America, along with their English translations, comprise this tasteful, photo-rich, presentation. “Our relationship is certainly based on spontaneous love. That is why there is no chance of us forgetting one another.” [Letter dated September 1966.]

Maharsi Durvasa and Sri Durvasa Asrama Maharsi Durvasa and Sri Durvasa Asrama

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Durvasa

The intriguing pastimes of Durvāsā Muni – he who cursed Ambarīṣa Mahārāja, he who blessed Śrīmatī Rādhikā, he who incensed the residents of Dvārakā, he who was charmed by Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma – are bound to captivate all. This booklet, containing sixteen engaging narrations of the history of Maharṣi Durvāsā, is written in simple, story-tale style. In this way, it easily lends itself to drama and art, and is sure to be a source of family delight.

Manah-siksa Manah-siksa

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What are the beautiful yet highly disciplined internal attitudes that are to be deeply embedded in the heart of one who sincerely aspires to be follower of Srila Rupa Gosvami? In this book, the foremost rupanuga, Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami, reveals the firmness of mind required to attain that topmost goal. These eleven nectarean and startling instructions to his “brother mind” are truly for the serious practitioner and sincere aspirant.

“O wicked mind, although you adopt the path of sadhana, you imagine yourself purified by bathing in the trickling urine of the great donkey of full-blown deceit and hypocrisy.” [Verse 6]

My Siksa-guru and Priya-bandhu My Siksa-guru and Priya-bandhu

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This booklet is a collection of Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārājas remembrances of his instructing spiritual master and dear friend, Śrīla A. C. Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Prabhupāda. It is a deep and revealing account of the intimate relationship between the two, from their first meeting in 1947 until Śrīla Prabhupāda’s departure from this world in 1977.

Navadvipa-dhama Navadvipa-dhama

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In this book Sri Sriman Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, describes the numerous sacred places of Sri Navadvipa-dhama and introduces many of the holy places in the surrounding area of Sri Gauda-mandala (which includes Bangladesh).

The enclosed map of Sri Gauda-mandala offers another dimension of involvement to the reader of this and other books about Sriman Mahaprabhu and His followers. The locations of many places were verifiable, but over time, some places have been forgotten or obscured by changes in landscape, and therefore are not easily located or available for darsana.

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