Topic: Gaura-tattva

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Svasti No Gaura-vidhur Dadhātu (May the Moon-like Gaura Bestow Auspiciousness)

This Bengali poem, ‘Svasti No Gaura-vidhur Dadhātu,’ (May the Moon-like Gaura Bestow Auspiciousness) written by Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī, was first published in 1965 in Caitanya Vāṇī magazine, Vol.5, Issue 1. In this composition, Śrīla Purī Mahārāja gives advice to the fallen jīvas to sincerely accept Mahāprabhu's gift of the Holy Name. This poem was translated into English by Sanātana Dāsa and Parameśvarī Devī Dāsī.

By |March 25, 2024|Tags: , |

Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram with the Narasiṅgha Sevaka Commentary – Verses 46-50

Verses 46 to 50 of Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja deals with Mahāprabhu's preaching against māyāvāda, and in particular His interpretation of the famous ātmarāma verse of the Bhāgavatam. In his commentary, Swami B.V. Giri expands on these verses with explanations on the Catuh-ślokī Bhāgavata and the Daśa-mūlā of Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura.

By |April 28, 2023|Tags: |

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.

By |March 17, 2023|Tags: , |

Śrī Gaura-hari Kusuma Stavāṣṭākam

On the occasion of the upcoming Gaura Pūrṇimā festival, we present this Sanskrit song, ‘Śrī-Gaura-hari Kusuma Stavāṣṭākam’ (‘Eight flower-like Prayers to Śrī Gaura-hari’) which was composed by Śrīla Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja and originally published in Śrī Gauḍīya Darśana magazine, Volume 8, Issue 9 in 1963.

Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram with the Narasiṅgha Sevaka Commentary – Verses 41-45

In verses 41 to 45 of Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja, Swami B.V. Giri explains the significance of Mahāprabhu's discovery of Śrī Rādhā-kuṇḍa and His visit to the sacred Imlitalā. The Lord's teachings to Rūpa-Sanātana as well as the conversion of Prakāśānanda Sarasvatī are also described in detail.

By |February 24, 2023|Tags: |

Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram with the Narasiṅgha Sevaka Commentary – Verses 33-36

In verses 33 to 36 of Prema Dhāma Deva Stotram by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja, Swami B.V. Giri expounds upon Mahāprabhu's return to Bengal and the effect it had on His mother, Śacī Devī and the residents of Gauḍa-deśa. The Lord's meeting with Rūpa-Sanātana and His travels through the forest of Jhāḍakhaṇḍa are also explained.

By |November 25, 2022|Tags: |
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