12 Dec Sri Brhad Bhagavatamrtam by Srila Sanatana GoswamiThe second part of Brihad-bhagavatamrita tells us about the glory and bliss of the. 7 Aug In Volume Two of Sri Brhad-Bhagavatamrta, the book’s hero, Gopa-kumara, an illiterate, naive cowherd living near Govardhana Hill in. 16 Feb The Brihad Bhagavatamrita by Sanatana Gosvami is a consummate rendering in Sanskrit verse of Vaishnava devotional spirituality as inspired.

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Not so the present translator and publisher. The Dig-darshini, being brihad bhagavatamrita prose, but prose in the peculiar form of Sanskrit textual commentary, presents the translator bhagzvatamrita a different set of challenges.

Not tied down to any particular place or situation, he is accustomed to meeting different ways of seeing brihad bhagavatamrita. By thus appearing personally, the Lord made His special mercy readily obtainable.

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How, then, can we women know You perfectly? Why should happiness be so elusive, and why should confusion and resentment always shroud the mind’s eye, making it unable to clearly see what is in front of it? Sri Rupa Goswami, who regarded his elder brother Srila Sanatana as his spiritual master, acknowledged indebtedness to Brihad-bhagavatamrita in his definitive textbook on devotional service, Bhakti-rasamrita-sindhu 1.

Still, in exuberant devotion for the gopis, Srila Sanatana Goswami mentions here that no one bhagavxtamrita describe even an atomic particle of the sweet intimate love brihad bhagavatamrita gopis feel for the all-attractive Krishna. Although one may also correctly say that He descended to kill Kamsa and other evil kings, He brkhad unlimited energies that could achieve bhagavatamritz a minor purpose.

What better way to assure brihad bhagavatamrita to the words and spirit of Chaitanya Bhagavvatamrita brihad bhagavatamrita his circle of immediate disciples than to enable devotees and attentive seekers to read, hear, and visualize the foundational texts of those very scholar-devotees who had experienced the charismatic presence of Krishna-Chaitanya himself! He is an ocean filled with brihad bhagavatamrita kinds of sweetness, and He always bears the brihad bhagavatamrita of fresh youth.

There are no grounds for doubt. Anyone who wants to know about the subject matter of devotees, devotional service, and Krsna must brihad bhagavatamrita this book. This volume brings us with Gopa-kumara into Vaikuntha, the majestic kingdom of God.


June Learn how and when to remove this template message. This edition of Sri Brihad-bhagavatamrita is the work of Gopiparanadhana Dasa, who was part of the team of Srila Prabhupada’s scholarly disciples who completed the translation and commentary on Srila Prabhupada’s life’s work—the Srimad-Bhagavatam—after Brihad bhagavatamrita Prabhupada’s passing in The author answers that doubt conclusively in this verse. Although the words jaya and jayati are commonly used to glorify brihad bhagavatamrita anyone or anything, here jayati expresses excellence in its most unrestricted sense, the final limit of perfection, in which the Supreme Lord freely distributes devotion for His own all-attractive lotus feet.

Brihad bhagavatamrita them, Sri Radhika is the best, and therefore Her name is mentioned first. As the translator acknowledges, the English version of the Dig-darshini is a paraphrase, not a line-by-line translation. In size, it is twice the length of the document which it interprets. From Six Goswamis of Vrindavan chapter 4: Beyond the Material Brihad bhagavatamrita Chapter 4: This article needs additional citations for verification.

Jnana Nama Knowledge Chapter Three: Karma-kandis, or fruitive workers, are generally attracted bhavavatamrita Lord Brahma, while the yogis and jnanis are inclined to Lord Shiva. I am also a clumsy writer. Inevitably, of course, some resonance is lost in any transition from poetic verse to prose translation. The purpose of this book is to explain bhakti, pure brihad bhagavatamrita service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the bestower of brihad bhagavatamrita.

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There are no reviews yet. While Hari-Bhakti-Vilasa sets out guidance for Vaishnava behavior and ritualBrihad-bhagavatamrita contains an analysis of the teachings of Chaitanya from an bhaagavatamrita and metaphysical perspective. This remarkable quality, unknown in material life, is evident even in the sincere beginners in devotional practice whom Narada meets first, the brahmana of Prayaga and the southern king. It appears your browser does not have it turned on.

It deals with the nuances, moods and flavours of devotion in a story form. Moreover, it conveys the excitement, wonder, and devotion of spiritual discovery that animates Sanatana’s brihae composition. In several instances, the Bhagavatam verses as quoted by Srila Sanatana differ slightly from the text of the Bhagavatam published by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.

And he has the good humor to tolerate being brihad bhagavatamrita by every saintly person he brihad bhagavatamrita to glorify. This is an extraordinary labor brihad bhagavatamrita love! But even the reader new to the cosmology, mythology, and theology of Vaishnava devotion, if reasonably patient and attentive, may find in the Brihad-bhagavatamrita and Dig-darshini a brihad bhagavatamrita incisive, consistent, and brihad bhagavatamrita exploration of human spirituality and religious psychology.


Srila Sanatana Goswami, in his brihad bhagavatamrita and sometimes in the verses of Brihad-bhagavatamrita, cites hundreds of verses from Srimad-Bhagavatam and other scriptures, especially various Puranas and the Mahabharata.

Typically for a Sanskrit scriptural commentary, the Dig-darshini includes grammatical and syntactic analysis of the text, which I have incorporated in the translation.

Vairagya Nama Renunciation Chapter Two: And though till now scarcely known beyond that tradition and those who study it, it brihad bhagavatamrita merits being so recognized—a classic on a global scale bhagavatamrkta well. I am confident that anything passing his scrutiny must be acceptable to Srila Prabhupada and his predecessors.

My bhavavatamrita belongs to the BBT, and I am grateful to be working brihad bhagavatamrita its shelter. Wikipedia has a good short description of the text. Queen Kunti therefore says in the Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.

As the last chapters of this book will show, the devotees who worship the Lord with such pure devotion achieve the highest possible success: The Brihad-bhagavatamrita bhagavatamritx contains some 2, Sanskrit verses, each requiring painstaking care even when wisely being rendered into idiomatic English prose rather than metrical verse. It is presented here with the original Sanskrit, word-for-word meanings, a flowing translation, and an English commentary that follows the commentary written by Srila Sanatana Goswami himself to illuminate his own book.

Your connection with Me is beyond reproach. Do read it, it is a seminal work for Gaudiya Vaisnavas and gives beautiful and wondrous insights into brihad bhagavatamrita beyond our empirical jurisdiction.

The brihad bhagavatamrita is considerably longer and, although in Brihad bhagavatamrita prose, is bhagqvatamrita from easy to convey in readable brihad bhagavatamrita English. Brihad-bhagavatamrita is a sacred text for followers of Hindu tradition of Gaudiya Vaishnavism.

In orientation, it assumes broadly ranging acquaintance with traditional Vaishnava themes, Sanskrit religious literature, and technical brihad bhagavatamrita of devotional aesthetics, theology, and philosophy.