Articles by Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī
Śrī Śrī Gaura Gopāla Praśasti (In Praise of Śrī Śrī Gaura Gopāla)
‘Śrī Śrī Gaura Gopāla Praśasti’ (In Praise of Śrī Śrī Gaura Gopāla) is a Bengali composition by Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī, in praise of the pastimes and teachings of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Śrīla Purī Gosvāmī also explains the non-difference between Gaura and Kṛṣṇa and the importance of nāma-bhajana. This was first published on March 29th 1964 in Śrī Caitanya Vāṇī magazine, Volume 2 Issue 4, and translated into English by Swami B.V. Giri.
Chapter Three – Śrī Gāyatrī Nigūḍhārtha Saṁpada – The Wealth and Glory of Śrī Gāyatrī Nigūḍhārtha
Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja's 'Śrī Gāyatrī Nigūḍhārtha Saṁpada - The Wealth and Glory of Śrī Gāyatrī Nigūḍhārtha' is the third chapter of 'Śrī Gāyatrī Mantrārtha Dīpikā - Illuminations on the Essential Meaning of Gāyatrī'. In this chapter Śrīla Purī Mahārāja expresses his deep appreciation for the Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja's composition; 'Śrī Gāyatrī Nigūḍhārtha - The Hidden Truth of Śrī Brahma Gāyatrī'.
Śrī Śrī Rādhā Kṛṣṇa – The Fountainhead of All Tattvas
Śrīla B.P. Purī Mahārāja delves into the ontology of Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa according to the Nārada Pañcarātra and other śāstra demonstrating the nature of non-difference between Them. In particular he discusses the supremacy of Śrī Rādhā. This was originally published in Bengali in Śrī Caitanya Vāṇī, 16. 7 on 1st September 1976 and translated by Swami B.V. Giri and Sanātana Dāsa.
Śrīla Swami Mahārāja Attains the Dust of Vraja
This tribute to Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda by Śrīla B.P. Purī Gosvāmī was originally published in Caitanya Vāṇī magazine in November 1977. In this article Śrīla Purī Mahārāja glorifies Prabhupāda's achievements and gives a brief synopsis of his life. This article was translated by Swami B.V. Giri and Sanātana Dāsa.
The Disappearance of Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja
This Bengali article by Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Mahārāja was written for Śrī Caitanya Vāṇī magazine in August 1988 on the occasion of the disappearance of Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja. Śrīla Purī Mahārāja glories his godbrother's character and achievements. This article was translated by Swami B.V. Giri and Sanātana Dāsa.
The Secret of the Destruction of Devakī’s Six Unborn Children
In "The Secret of the Destruction of Devakī's Six Unborn Children' Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja narrates the back story of the six sons of Devakī and Vasudeva who met their end at the hands of Kaṁsa, and explains how they had been cursed in their previous lives by Hiraṇyakaśipu.
A Prayer Composed on the Occasion of the Disappearance of Śrīla Gadādhara Paṇḍita
This Bengali poem, 'Śrī Śrīla Gadādhara Paṇḍita Gosvāmī Prabhura Tirobhāva Upalakṣe Sūcika' was composed by Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja and first published in The Gauḍīya, Vol.1, Issue 7th, June 1950. It was translated in English by Swami B.V. Giri and Sanātana Dāsa.
The True Spirit of Separation
In this article from 'Of Love and Separation' Śrīla Puri Gosvāmī glorifies his guru, Śrīla Sarasvatī Ṭhākura, and explains the pain that a disciple feel in the absence of the guru, and how one cannot fully comprehend the position of guru unless the guru himself reveals it.
The Disciple’s Mentality
In this article from Chapter 15 of ‘The Art of Sādhana,’ Śrīla Puri Gosvāmī discusses the qualities of a true disciple and the natural humility he feels when he is fully surrendered.
The Internal Meaning of Ratha Yātrā and Nāma Bhajana
This article was a lecture given by Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Mahārāja at Gopīnatha Gauḍīya Maṭha, Jagannātha Purī on the day of Herā Pañcamī, June 29th 1998. In this talk, Śrīla Purī Gosvāmī discusses the importance of pure nāma-bhajana as the qualification to discuss higher topics of kṛṣṇa-līlā.