Books in Hindi language
The groundbreaking spiritual novel by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Jaiva-dharma reveals the ultimate development of the path of pure devotion to the Hindi-speaking world.
This book is a complete guide, both to the beginners and scholars, regarding all the four Vaishnavas sampradayas and their philosophy. It contains a brief life sketch of the four acaryas of the four Vaisnava sampradayas and also philosophical conclusions of each of these sampradayas. It also includes the acintya-bhedabheda siddhanta of Gaudiya Vaisnavism (Sri Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya sampradaya), a special branch of the Madhva sampradaya, as given by Svayam Bhagavan Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Utkalika means 'very intense eagerness mixed with extreme restlessness,' and vallari means 'creeper;' hence Utkalika-vallari means 'The Vine of Intense Longings.' Srila Rupa Gosvami, being Sri Gaurahari's topmost associate, was saturated with His mercy. As the acarya of transcendental rasa-sastras, he wrote invaluable literatures, including the most exceptional Sri Stava-mala, 'A Garland of Prayers,' which was actually compiled later by Srila Jiva Gosvami. Utkalika-vallari, one of the flowers in this garland, is a poetic entreaty for the service of Sri Sri Radha-Krsna by Srila Rupa Gosvami.
A scientific analysis of the various stages of advancement, i.e. from the birth of bhakti to sraddha, guru-padasraya to nistha, ruci, asakti upto prema, that one ascends while on the devotional path, done in 8 showers (i.e. chapters). There is no precedent or parallels to this work of Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura. A must read book for those who are curious to know about the growth, symptom and subtleties of bhakti.
Five chapters from Srimad-Bhagavatam's Tenth Canto which extols the crown jewel of all the pastimes i.e. Sri Krsna's rasa-lila with the vraja-gopis. It includes commentaries of Sri Sridhara Svami, Srila Jiva Gosvami and Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura and their translations.
At the present time there is no Hindi edition of the Tenth Canto Srimad-Bhagavatam which is endowed with the wealth of the Gaudiya Vaisnava acaryas' commentaries. This edition is trying to make up for the lack of this. It contains the Tenth Canto's (1-8 chapters') main slokas, anvaya, translation of the slokas, Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura's commentary in Sanskrit and its bhavanuvada in Hindi, and the Bhavaprakasika vrtti, a commentary based on the tikas of Vaisnava acaryas such as Srila Jiva Gosvami and Srila Sanatana Gosvami.
Sanskrit verses and their translations of the first four Cantos of Srimad-Bhagavatam (the Bhagavata Purana), the ripened fruit of all vedic literature. The translations are done in accordance with Vaisnava siddhanta.
This book is written by Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura and translated and commented upon by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja. It is basically a summary study of Srila Rupa Gosvamiâ€™s Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu. Srila Visvanatha Thakura wrote the three books, Bhagavatamrta-kana, Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu-bindu and Ujjvala-nilamani-kiran, while he was still studying. In Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu-bindu there is a description of the nature of uttama-bhakti, sadhana-bhakti, the stages in the development of prema, the limbs of bhajana, offences committed in the performance of devotional service (sevaparadha), offences against the holy name (namaparadha), vaidhi and raganuga sadhana-bhakti, prema-bhakti and bhakti-rasa.
Sri Manah-siksa is a collection of eleven verses offering instructions to oneâ€™s mind. In a very concise manner Srila Das Gosvami has surcharged these eleven verses with the teachings of Sri Gaurasundara, the prema-intoxicated embodiment of the combined forms of Sri Sri Radha-Krsna, His intimate associate Srila Svarup Damodara and rasacarya Srila Rupa Gosvami. Included is the translation by Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja of purport for these verses written by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.
Issuing from the divine mouth of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the eight verses comprising this Sri Siksastaka shine as the supremely radiant transcendental jewel of the entirety of Indian literature. They are the very essence of all the Vedas. Although its Sanskrit language is quite simple, its import is so profound that even if one studies it throughout his life, his study will not come to an end. Each time one reads and deliberates on this subject, newer and newer meanings come to light. This edition includes the soul-stirring commentary, Sri Sanmodana-bhasyam, by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura translated by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja.
Sri Upadesamrta by Srila Rupa Gosvami gives instructions indispensable for practitioners (sadhakas) of the devotional path (bhakti). Without following these instructions, entering the realm of pure devotion and especially following the intricate and elevated path of spontaneous devotion (raganuga-bhakti) is not only difficult, but impossible. This unprecedented edition contains the commentaries of Srila Radha-ramana dasa Gosvami, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami Prabhupada.
This excellent book contains a collection of important verses that were most commonly used by Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada. They are collected from the Vedas, Upanisads, Srimad-Bhagavatam and other scriptures which establish the siddhanta of pure bhakti. This book is replete with 18 chapters, classified according to different tattva-siddhantas (conclusive philosophical truths).
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.
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