Śrī Śrī Māhāprabhura Sambandhe Vitarka (A dispute about Śrī Śrī Mahāprabhu)

This article Śrī Śrīman Mahāprabhura Sambandhe Vitarka (A Dispute about Śrī Śrī Mahāprabhu) was first published Sajjana Toṣaṇī Vol 4, Issue 1 in 1892 and deals with the doubts created by certain caste-gosvāmīs on the validity of the gaura-mantra, and the necessity of fasting on the appearance day of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.

Śrī Śrī Māhāprabhura Sambandhe Vitarka (A dispute about Śrī Śrī Mahāprabhu)2021-07-31T22:01:26+00:00

Dainya (Humility)

In this Bengali article Dainya (Humility), Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura stresses the need for humility in nāma-sādhana, the practice of chanting the Holy Name.

Dainya (Humility)2021-07-31T22:01:13+00:00

Vaiṣṇava Nindā (Offences to Devotees)

In Vaiṣṇava Nindā (Offences to Devotees), Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura describes the different categories of jīvas and Vaiṣṇavas and explains the dangers of committing offences to them.

Vaiṣṇava Nindā (Offences to Devotees)2021-07-31T22:00:56+00:00

To Love God

To Love God is a short English article written in 1871, describing bhakti (love) as the religion of the soul. The piece is based on Christ Jesus' teaching "Love God with all thy heart, with all thy mind, and with all thy strength, and love man as thy brother.

To Love God2021-07-31T22:00:46+00:00

The Bhagavat – It’s Philosophy, It’s Ethics and It’s Theology

Originally an English lecture on the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam, delivered in Dinajpur in 1869. The Bhagavat - It's Philosophy, It's Ethics and It's Theology - explains the flaws of orthodox Hinduism as well as the philosophy of the newly formed Brahmo Samaj.

The Bhagavat – It’s Philosophy, It’s Ethics and It’s Theology2021-07-31T22:00:32+00:00

Bhagavad-gītā Daśa Mūla

The Bhagavad-gītā Daśa Mūla explains the ten points of Gauḍīya philosophy as found in the Bhagavad-gītā.

Bhagavad-gītā Daśa Mūla2021-07-31T22:00:16+00:00

The Temple of Jagannath at Puri

An English essay written in 1871 (The Temple of Jagannath at Puri) describes the history of the establishment of the great temple in Purī, Orissa. This piece also addresses the hypocrisy of temple priests as opposed to sincere devotional worship in pure love of God.

The Temple of Jagannath at Puri2021-07-31T21:59:45+00:00

The Marriage System of Bengal

The Marriage System of Bengal is an English article written in 1871 explaining Hindu marriage customs and their deplorable forms. The Ṭhākura gives historical outlines of various types of traditional marriages, and expresses sympathy for the women subjected to the inhumane marital practices of certain groups in Bengal.

The Marriage System of Bengal2021-07-31T21:59:30+00:00

The Attibaris of Orissa

A long letter in English written in 1871 to the editors of Progress newspaper. In "The Attibaris of Orissa" The Ṭhākura exposes some of the activities of a popular sect of so-called Vaiṣṇavas in Orissa.

The Attibaris of Orissa2021-07-31T21:59:13+00:00

Āmnāya Daśa Mūla

This "Āmnāya Daśa Mūla" was the first of 4 short articles by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura probably written in the 1890’s. These articles present the ten principle philosophical truths of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava siddhānta as found in the Vedic Upaniṣads, the Bhagavad-gīta, the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam and the Caitanya-caritāmṛta. In these essays, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura gives his own translation to each verse and incorporates his commentary into it. The Ṭhākura goes into greater depth on this topic in other works such as Vaiṣṇava-siddhāṇta-mālā, Śrīman Mahāprabhura Śikṣa, Jaiva-dharma etc.

Āmnāya Daśa Mūla2021-07-31T21:58:56+00:00
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