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Compiled by sarvasakshi das, 441 pages
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By Prema Rasa Dasa & Sandipani Muni Dasa, Pages 328, Hardbound
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By Sacinandana Swami , Pages 301, Hardbound
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Compiled By Nimai Pandita Dasa, Pages 48
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The Darkness before Dawn, By Ashok K.Banker, Pages 178
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By Srila Prabhodananda Sarasvati Thakura, Pages 48
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By his divine grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Pages 120, Hardbound
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By Dr.Vrinda Baxi, Pages 128, Hardbound
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by Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami (Author), Bhaktivinoda Thakura (Author), 536 pages, Hardbound
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By Bhakti Purusottama Swami, Pages 325
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By Gopiparanadhana Dasa 876 Pages, Hardbound.
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By paramahansa yogananda, Pages 508
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Edited by Lin Yutang, Pages 376
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Revised & Edited by Sudhakar S. Dikshit
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Inspiring Prayers From Bhagavata Purana
All 125 Prayers - given Chapterwise & Canto wise from Srimad bhagavatam, also known as, Bhagavata Purana. This treatise includes includes prayers from Srimad-Bhagavatam. These prayers describe the transcendental and sublime qualities, forms and pastimes of the Lord. Stories can elaborate the form which was prevalent at that time. But in the prayers, whatever forms Krishna had at the time of conception of Universe in Goloka, Vaikuntha and Svetadvipa etc. are described clearly. The philosophical principles are also available in these prayers or glorifications. These describe the qualities and pastimes of the Lord in the most sublime manner and awaken pure devotion and cleanse the heart.
Compiled by sarvasakshi das, 441 pages
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SRI BRHAD BHAGAVATAMRTAM (THREE VOLUME SET)
The monumental 3-volume magna-opus of Srila Sanatana Goswami. TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY BY GOPIPARANADHANA DASA. Sri Brhad-Bhagavatamrta is an epic work composed in Sanskrit during the sixteenth century by Sanatana Goswami, one of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s leading disciples. It is one of the first books written by any of the Six Goswamis of Vrindavan. Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta is a transcendental literature that any serious student of Krishna theology or any serious practitioner of bhakti tradition must hold dear to the heart. In the form of two narratives, Srila Sanatana Goswami had described the science of bhakti through the journey of a devotee who tries to understand the devotees of Krishna by way of examination of various categories of devotees and through a sweet narrative of how a devotee attains spiritual perfection. It is pilgrims progress. Spiritual perfection takes efforts and these efforts are step by step process leading to the greatest perfection. The epic, Mahabharat, has said, mahajano yena gatha sa pantha, that the path of the greats must be followed to attain success. Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta therefore provides such a platform. Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta is a sacred text for practitioners of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. Along with Hari-bhakti-vilasa, it is one of the most important works of Vaishnava theologian Sanatana Goswami. While Hari-Bhakti-Vilasa sets out guidance for Vaishnava behaviour and ritual, Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta contains an analysis of the teachings of Lord Chaitanya from an ontological and metaphysical perspective. In the first part of Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta, Srila Sanatana Goswami has described a conversation between Parikshit and his mother, Uttara. It took place after Parikshit heard the Bhagavata Purana from Śukadeva Goswami. Uttara asked her son to explain the essence of Bhagavata Purana, and Parikshit revealed to her the stages of confidential Bhakti. He told her a story about how Narada was looking for greatest devotee of Krishna. The Great Rishi began his search with devotees of Krishna whose Bhakti was mixed with karma and jnana (Brahma and Shiva), then went up to Shanta-rasa (Prahlada), Dasya-rasa (Hanuman), Sakhya-rasa (Arjuna), and finally came to the greatest devotee of Krishna – Uddhava, who always longed to be in Vrindavan, and showed that the highest level of Bhakti is the love of the gopis for Krishna. The second part of the Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta tells us about the glory and bliss of the spiritual abode Goloka, as well as of the process of renunciation of the material world, true knowledge, Bhakti Yoga, love for Krishna and implementation of the higher purpose of life. The second part contains the narrative of a wandering cowherd boy, Gopal Kumar who received a mantra from a resident of Vrindavan, travelling from one planetary system to another, exploring the different levels of consciousness of living beings. His spiritual odyssey covers heavenly planets, Brahmaloka, Shivaloka, Vaikuntha, and ultimately Goloka. Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta contains descriptions of the various categories of devotees of Krishna: close devotees, and devotees of the closest devotees. His Divine Grace, Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in his comments to the Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita (Adi Lila, 5.203) wrote in praise of the wirings of Srila Sanatana Goswami as follows: Śrī Sanātana Gosvāmī Prabhu, the teacher of the science of devotional service, wrote several books, of which the Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta is very famous; anyone who wants to know about the subject matter of devotees, devotional service and Kṛṣṇa must read this book. Sanātana Gosvāmī also wrote a special commentary on the Tenth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam known as the Daśama-ṭippanī, which is so excellent that by reading it one can understand very deeply the pastimes of Kṛṣṇa in His exchanges of loving activities. Another famous book by Sanātana Gosvāmī is the Hari-bhakti-vilāsa, which states the rules and regulations for all divisions of Vaiṣṇavas, namely, Vaiṣṇava householders, Vaiṣṇava brahmacārīs, Vaiṣṇava vānaprasthas and Vaiṣṇava sannyāsīs. This book was especially written, however, for Vaiṣṇava householders. Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī has described Sanātana Gosvāmī in his prayer Vilāpa-kusumāñjali, verse six, where he has expressed his obligation to Sanātana Gosvāmī in the following words: vairāgya-yug-bhakti-rasaṁ prayatnair  apāyayan mām anabhīpsum andham kṛpāmbudhir yaḥ para-duḥkha-duḥkhī  sanātanas taṁ prabhum āśrayāmi “I was unwilling to drink the nectar of devotional service possessed of renunciation, but Sanātana Gosvāmī, out of his causeless mercy, made me drink it, even though I was otherwise unable to do so. Therefore he is an ocean of mercy. He is very compassionate to fallen souls like me, and thus it is my duty to offer my respectful obeisances unto his lotus feet.” Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī also, in the last section of the Caitanya-caritāmṛta, specifically mentions the names of Rūpa Gosvāmī, Sanātana Gosvāmī and Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī and offers his respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of these three spiritual masters, as well as Raghunātha dāsa. Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī also accepted Sanātana Gosvāmī as the teacher of the science of devotional service SRI BRHAD BHAGAVATAMRTA IS IN TWO PARTS: Part One: Finding the Essence of the Supreme Lord's Mercy: Śrī-bhagavat kṛpā-sāra-nidhāra 1. Chapter 1: Bhauma On the Earth 2. Chapter 2: Divya In Heaven 3. Chapter 3: Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World 4. Chapter 4: Bhakta: the Devotee 5. Chapter 5: Priya: The Beloved 6. Chapter 6: Priyatama: The Most Beloved 7. Chapter 7: Purna: the complete Perfection Part Two - The Glories Of Goloka: Śrī-goloka-māhātmya Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation Chapter 2 - Jñāna: Knowledge Chapter 3 - Bhajana: Worship Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha: The Spiritual Kingdom Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds
BY GOPIPARANADHANA DASA
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The Book Of Samskaras
Purificatory Rituals for Successful Life(Vaisnava tradition of India), By Prema Rasa Dasa & Sandipani Muni Dasa, Pages 328, Hardbound
By Prema Rasa Dasa & Sandipani Muni Dasa, Pages 328, Hardbound
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The Nectarean Ocean Of The Holy Name
By Sacinandana Swami , Pages 301, Hardbound
By Sacinandana Swami , Pages 301, Hardbound
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Mayapura 1927
Compiled By Nimai Pandita Dasa, Pages 48
Compiled By Nimai Pandita Dasa, Pages 48
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The Epic Mahabhararat Book 2
The Darkness before Dawn, By Ashok K.Banker, Pages 178
The Darkness before Dawn, By Ashok K.Banker, Pages 178
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Sri Navadvipa Sataka
By Srila Prabhodananda Sarasvati Thakura, Pages 48
By Srila Prabhodananda Sarasvati Thakura, Pages 48
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Cintamani-Vani
Transcendental Gems of Wisdom, By his divine grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Pages 120, Hardbound
By his divine grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Pages 120, Hardbound
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Saptarsis Founders Of The Vedic Civilization
By Dr.Vrinda Baxi, Pages 128, Hardbound
By Dr.Vrinda Baxi, Pages 128, Hardbound
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Sri Manah-siksa: Splendid Instructions to the Mind
This is a 2016 edition produced by Padma, Inc. and compiled by Urmila Devi Dasi. It includes commentaries by Jayadvaita Swami, Sivarama Swami, Sacinandana Swami, and Bhaktivijnana Goswami. The seekers of truth, with great hope, embark on the path of spiritual enlightenment. Their hearts fill with affection for guides and teachers, associates on the journey, and self-realized souls. Their aim becomes pure love of God, without even attraction for enjoying divine opulences. But the path has traps and tricksters. There is a thief who appears to be an eye-catching amorous partner, and a hungry tigress who lures with discussions of eternal light and peace. A jewel of love enables the seekers to recognize and avoid those, but will they succumb to the gang of robbers with strong ropes before they swim through the ocean of love and drink the radiant nectar that opens the door to perfection? Many treatises on spiritual life seem to make everything seem so easy—a simple formula for instant success if one is just sincere enough. Other books cater to the hopeful who keep failing and want formulas of reassurance. Yet other authors speak to the disappointed to condemn spiritual realization as a myth, which cheaters propagate for personal gain. In contrast, Splendid Instructions to the Mind (Manah-shiksha) is at once both hopefully inspiring and blatantly honest. To read it well entails an authentic appraisal of the state of one’s heart and mind, an experience of recognition and acceptance that is at once sweet and sour, comforting and uncompromising. To read it well entails receiving many glowing gifts to triumph over our lower nature and reveal our true spiritual essence, so that all struggles and illusion become a distant dream. Manah-shiksha helps us make sure our compass is set to the right direction, and our heart is attuned to the mood of the spiritual world. It allows us to recognize the increasingly subtle thieves and traps on the path, and employ counteracting measures, finally showing us how the fully illuminated and humble soul enters into loving perfection. In this book, we learn about affection and attachment so we can gain genuine love of ourselves and others. Through respect and integrity, we escape the pitfalls of arrogance and deceit. These verses are a complete step-by-step guidebook on the inner, esoteric path of spontaneous love for God. Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami liberally used metaphor, poetry, and literary ornaments to unlock our full potential. Bhaktivinoda Thakura has instructed, “Shri Manah-shiksha has laid down a systematic procedure for one to enter into and become absorbed in the pastimes of Shri Shri Radha-Krishna; one should follow it without guile.” In volume two, each of Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami’s verses is followed by commentary by Bhaktivinoda Thakura—both prose and song. This edition is the first time his song commentary has been published in English. The verses and Bhaktivinoda’s commentaries are richly illustrated with over a hundred drawings by various international artists. Additionally, this volume contains commentaries by contemporary senior practitioners of bhakti yoga from around the globe: Jayadvaita Swami, Shivarama Swami, Shacinandana Swami, Bhaktivijnana Goswami, and Urmila Devi Dasi. Their extensive commentaries delight and entertain while inspiring and clarifying. They easily enable the modern reader to put this classic book into practice in today’s world.
by Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami (Author), Bhaktivinoda Thakura (Author), 536 pages, Hardbound
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Gita Wisdom: Insights into Sacred Teachings
It is dawn, just before the start of an epic war. Two armies comprising nearly four million soldiers fill a vast battlefield. Warrior elephants – their armored tusks glistening in the sunlight – trumpet and stomp the ground. Horses tethered to gold-plated chariots pull at their reins, anxious for the attack. Soldiers beat drums, rattle spears, ready bows and arrows. Between the two armies, noble prince Arjuna looks out from his chariot and envisions the destruction to come. This war is a last chance for his family to regain the kingdom stolen from them fourteen years before by ruthless cousins. Yet, in these final moments, he falters. He turns to his friend and mentor Krishna, who serves as Arjuna’s charioteer, and confesses to feelings of horror over the lives that will be lost and shame over his participation. What follows is a two-hour dialogue, known as the Bhagavad Gita, or “Song of the Supreme Person,” one of the world’s most renowned testimonies to the transformative power of love. In this highly readable introduction to India’s classic yoga text, scholar-practitioner Joshua M. Greene has created a bridge between the Gita’s millennial wisdom and the world we know. Through crisp renderings of verses and insightful commentary, the author sheds a bright light on profound concepts. In the tradition of theologians writing for uninitiated readers, he has provided a compulsively readable edition of the Gita, one that lures readers into the very human dimension of its sacred teachings. (less)
by Joshua M. Greene, 122 pages
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Maya The Divine Energy Of The Supreme
By Bhakti Purusottama Swami, Pages 325
By Bhakti Purusottama Swami, Pages 325
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The Glorious Life Of Srila Narrottama Dasa Thakura
By Sitala Dasi, Pages 277, Hradbound
By Sitala Dasi, Pages 277, Hradbound
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End of Modern Civilization & Alternative Future
By Dr.Sahadeva Dasa, Pages 442
By Dr.Sahadeva Dasa, Pages 442
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SRI LAGHU BHAGAVATAMRTA
After several years of hard work, the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust edition of the book has finally come off the press. Laghu Bhagavtamrta is a posthumous work of Gopiparanadhana Dasa, the famed BBT Sanskrit translator and commentator. The Laghu (small) Bhāgavatāmṛta is Rūpa Gosvāmī's literary offering to his brother Sanātana Gosvāmī, who wrote the popular Bṛhad (great) Bhāgavatāmṛta. In it he wished to elaborate on Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta's description of the different forms of Bhagavān (God) and His loving interaction with various groups of His devotees. The book is divided into two parts - Part 1 introduces the reader to the many forms of Bhagavān and His avatars. Part 2 classifies His devotees according to the depth of their devotion. The original text was translated and commented upon by His Grace Gopīparāṇadhana Dāsa. The book's numerous appendices were completed by Girirāja Publishing's researchers after Gopīparāṇadhana's untimely departure. A foreword to the book was written by Dr. Edwin Bryant.
By Gopiparanadhana Dasa 876 Pages, Hardbound.
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Autobiography of a Yogi
By paramahansa yogananda, Pages 508
By paramahansa yogananda, Pages 508
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The Wisdom Of India
Edited by Lin Yutang, Pages 376
Edited by Lin Yutang, Pages 376
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The Devotional Poems of Mirabai
By A.J. Joshi, pages 144
By A.J. Joshi, pages 144
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I Am That
The real does not die, the unreal never lived. once you know that death happens to the body and not to you, you just watch your body falling off like a discarded garment. The real you is timeless and beyond birth and death. The body will survive as long as it is needed. It is not important that it should live long. Revised & Edited by Sudhakar S. Dikshit
Revised & Edited by Sudhakar S. Dikshit
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