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pdf Krti-Ratna

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Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja (Śrīla Gurudeva) was always extremely eager to extol the superlative character and precepts of his beloved gurudeva, Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī Mahārāja, one of the foremost disciples of Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda.

This book is divided into four parts. Parts 1 and 2 consist of articles and letters by Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī Mahārāja (hereafter referred to as Paramagurudeva, or our “grandfather guru”). Part 3 consists of words of tribute by his godbrothers and a godsister, and Part 4 consists of homages by his own disciples.

It is our sincere hope of bringing Śrīla Gurudeva joy that we present Kṛti-ratna: Jewel Among Guru-sevakas on the occasion of the 50th disappearance day of his gurudeva, who is the object of his deepest love and highest veneration.

pdf Letters from America

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Some of the letters 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 comprise this tasteful 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.]

pdf Life of Humble Service

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Life of Humble Service 150

A Glimpse of the Transcendental Life & Teachings of nitya-līlā-praviṣṭa oṁ viṣṇupāda aśtottara śata
Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Trivikrama Gosvāmī Mahārāja
by
the servants of his servants
Inspired by our.beloved Gurudeva, nitya-līlā-praviṣṭa oṁ viṣṇupāda aśtottara śata
Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja
A humble offering
on the occasion of his centennial appearance anniversary (1915–2015)
and the inauguration of his samādhi-mandira (25th February 2015)

pdf Madhurya-kadambini

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In order to reveal to the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava society the intrinsic nature of pure devotion (śuddha-bhakti), the sequence of its appearance, bhakti’s self-manifesting nature and her unfathomable glories, he who is most worshipful and the best among the rasika Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava ācāryas, Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī Ṭhākura, has composed this unparalleled, sacred volume entitled Mādhurya-kādambinī. Śrīla Cakravartī Ṭhākura is one of the prominent and effulgent pillars in the line of the śrī rūpānuga Vaiṣṇava ācāryas, or spiritual preceptors in the line of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī.

It is only by tasting the rasa of the ocean of His sweet pastimes that the topics described in this Mādhurya-kādambinī are realized. By regularly putting into practice, with devotion, the topics in this book, the sādhaka- bhakta can easily traverse the various obstacles to bhajana, such as aparādha and the desire for wealth, worship and prestige, and achieve prema. In this way, by relishing the mādhurya of Bhagavān, his life is forever blessed and fulfilled. Of this there is no doubt.

default 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.

pdf 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]

pdf My Siksa-guru and Priya-bandhu

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My-Siksa-guru-Priya-bandhu-4Ed-eng

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.

pdf Namacarya Srila Haridasa Thakura

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Why is Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura heralded as nāmācārya – one who, by example, teaches the world to chant the holy name? Because his blissful absorption in chanting, even in the face of severe adversity, does not waver for a fraction of a moment. This small book, compiled for our eternal benefit by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja, consists of eighteen pastimes of Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura, as narrated in Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Śrī Caitanya-bhāgavata and other books. With the insightful commentaries of Śrīla Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda woven throughout, these documented accounts of Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura’s life illuminate his astonishing humility, dedication, magnanimity, devotion and numerous other transcendental qualities, and strengthen our relationship with him. By his mercy, we are filled with the hope that one day we, also, will become internally resolute in our chanting of the holy name.

pdf Navadvipa-dhama

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navadvipparikrama

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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Same as above but with high resolution pictures. Size is 29MB compared to 7MB above

default Navadvipa-dhama Maps

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Maps from the Navadvipa-dhama Parikrama book, hard-bound edition, 7.5MB.

pdf Navadvipa-dhama Pocket Guide

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Navadvipa Pocket Guide

This pocket guide is, for the most part, a condensed version of the section entitled “The Nine Islands” from Śrī Navadvīpa- dhama and Other Prominent Holy Places of the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavas in Gauḍa-maṇḍala by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja, our beloved Śrīla Gurudeva. In that book, his comprehensive and detailed description of Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma and the entire Śrī Gauḍa-maṇḍala contains numerous unique photos and elaborate maps.

default Navadvipa-dhama-mahatmya

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It was through this wonderful literary work that the true history of Sri Navadvipa-dhama was first revealed to the world. Now, thousands of pilgrims visiting the holy places on Sri Navadvipa’s nine islands prayerfully chant the verses from these pages, which extol the glories of this abode and the unprecendented mercy that Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and His associates shower upon those who come here. This charming pocket-sized book is an excellent companion for one on Sri Navadvipa-dhama parikrama.

default Nectar of Govinda-lila

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Out of the seven hundred verses of the Bhagavad-gītā, Verse 18.65 captures the essence of the entire Gītā: “Absorb your mind and heart in Me, become My devotee, worship Me, offer your praṇāma to Me, and then certainly you will come to Me. I make this promise to you because you are very dear to Me.” The first three chapters of Nectar of Govinda-līlā explain the three elements of this verse in relation to our aim to enter Goloka Vṛndāvana. Other chapters contain a colourful description, infused with pure Gauḍīya siddhānta, of Vasanta-pañcami, the first day of Spring, and other such nectar.

default Origin of Ratha-yatra

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In Purī, India, more than fifty-thousand people yearly attend the ancient ratha-yātrā festival to take darśana of Lord Jagannātha on His chariot, and ten times that view it from other places in India and around the world. Still, the deep significance of ratha-yātrā, being most confidential, is not widely known. The Origin of Ratha-yātrā is rich with this significance, giving Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavas an invaluable perspective of this festival. The book contains three separate ancient histories of ratha-yātrā as well as associated pastimes that are abundant with philosophical truths.

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