Topic: Gaura-tattva

Articles on the topic of Gaura-tattva

Śrī Śrī Gaura Rādhā-Mādhava & the Temple of Misunderstanding

In this article Śrīla B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja gives a brief history of ancient Vaiṣṇava Deities, then explains the ontology of Gaura-Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa, and goes on to explain how Iskcon has deviated from the original Deity concept that Śrīla Prabhupāda initially established in Māyāpura.

Śrī Gaura ki Vastu? (Who is Sri Gaura?)

This article by Śrīla Sarasvatī Ṭhākura was originally written in Bengali in 1918 for the ‘Sajjana-tosani’ magazine, Volume 11, Issue 2. Sarasvatī Ṭhākura explains how the māyāvādis and sahajiyās see Gaura in comparison with the view of the Vaiṣṇava. This article was translated from Bengali into English by Swami B.V. Giri.

By |March 4, 2015|Tags: |

Śrī Sarasvatī Saṅlāpa (A Discourse by Sarasvatī Ṭhākura)

In 'Śrī Sarasvatī Saṅlāpa' (A Discourse by Śrī Sarasvatī Thākura') which was originally printed in the monthly Gauḍīya magazine, Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura describes real and apparent gaura-bhajana, and states that by performing pseudo gaura-bhajana we actually install Satan rather than Mahāprabhu in our hearts. This article was translated by Swami B.V. Giri

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.

Mahāprabhu as Rasarāja-Mahābhāva

Mahāprabhu as Rasarāja-Mahābhāva” was written by Swami B.G. Narasingha in 1992. This article explores the meaning of the title ‘Mahāprabhu’ and shows how it can only be applied to Śri Caitanya. Upon reading this article one godbrother asked Narasingha Mahārāja, “How do you think of these things?” to which Narasingha Mahārāja replied, “How do you not?”

By |March 26, 2013|Tags: |
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