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Here you will find all the latest posts on the Bhaktivinoda Institute in the form of Articles, Book Chapters, Songs & Poems etc.

Jaiva Dharma – Chapter Six

Jaiva Dharma ('The Intrinsic Dharma of the Jīva') was written by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in 1893 in the form of a novel. Philosophical points are presented within this work thru dialogue between various personalities. Jaiva Dharma was very popular with the general public due to its simple language which explains the most important tattvas of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism.

August 29th, 2022|Jaiva Dharma|

Jaiva Dharma – Chapter Five

Jaiva Dharma ('The Intrinsic Dharma of the Jīva') was written by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in 1893 in the form of a novel. Philosophical points are presented within this work thru dialogue between various personalities. Jaiva Dharma was very popular with the general public due to its simple language which explains the most important tattvas of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism.

August 29th, 2022|Jaiva Dharma|

Jaiva Dharma – Chapter Four

Jaiva Dharma ('The Intrinsic Dharma of the Jīva') was written by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in 1893 in the form of a novel. Philosophical points are presented within this work thru dialogue between various personalities. Jaiva Dharma was very popular with the general public due to its simple language which explains the most important tattvas of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism.

August 29th, 2022|Jaiva Dharma|

Jaiva Dharma – Chapter Three

Jaiva Dharma ('The Intrinsic Dharma of the Jīva') was written by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in 1893 in the form of a novel. Philosophical points are presented within this work thru dialogue between various personalities. Jaiva Dharma was very popular with the general public due to its simple language which explains the most important tattvas of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism.

August 29th, 2022|Jaiva Dharma|

Jaiva Dharma – Chapter Two

Jaiva Dharma ('The Intrinsic Dharma of the Jīva') was written by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in 1893 in the form of a novel. Philosophical points are presented within this work thru dialogue between various personalities. Jaiva Dharma was very popular with the general public due to its simple language which explains the most important tattvas of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism.

August 29th, 2022|Jaiva Dharma|

Jaiva Dharma – Chapter One

Jaiva Dharma ('The Intrinsic Dharma of the Jīva') was written by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura in 1893 in the form of a novel. Philosophical points are presented within this work thru dialogue between various personalities. Jaiva Dharma was very popular with the general public due to its simple language which explains the most important tattvas of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism.

August 29th, 2022|Jaiva Dharma|

Bhagavad-gita – Chapter Three

Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura’s first Bengali commentary to the Bhagavad-gītā named ‘Rasika-Rañjana’ (‘That which delights the relishers of rasa’) was written in 1886 and was a combined translation/commentary. This commentary was based upon Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī Ṭhākura’s Sārārtha-varṣiṇī commentary. The Ṭhākura also gave an elaborate introduction to this work describing the connection between the paths of karma, jñāna and bhakti.

Samāvedana (Editorial)

'Samāvedana' (Editorial) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī, Vol 1 in 1881. This brief editorial was written in the first year that Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura began his magazine, and despite health issues, the Ṭhākura was determined to continue with its publication. He mentions herein that he did not expect the readership of Sajjana Toṣaṇī to be large since most people are not interested in spiritual topics.

April 4th, 2022|Articles|

Bhakti Tattva Viveka – Chapter Four

The Bhakti Tattva Viveka (Deliberations on the principles of bhakti) was originally a series of articles written by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura for the third volume of Sajjana Toṣaṇī in 1886. Bhakti Tattva Viveka comprises the essence of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu in simple Bengali and outlines the inherent nature of bhakti (bhakti-svarūpa), the semblance of bhakti (bhakti-ābhāsa), the qualities of bhakti (bhakti-svabhāva) and the qualification to attain bhakti (bhaktyādhikāra).

April 2nd, 2022|Bhakti Tattva Viveka|

Bhakti Tattva Viveka – Chapter Three

The Bhakti Tattva Viveka (Deliberations on the principles of bhakti) was originally a series of articles written by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura for the third volume of Sajjana Toṣaṇī in 1886. Bhakti Tattva Viveka comprises the essence of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu in simple Bengali and outlines the inherent nature of bhakti (bhakti-svarūpa), the semblance of bhakti (bhakti-ābhāsa), the qualities of bhakti (bhakti-svabhāva) and the qualification to attain bhakti (bhaktyādhikāra).

April 2nd, 2022|Bhakti Tattva Viveka|

Bhakti Tattva Viveka – Chapter Two

The Bhakti Tattva Viveka (Deliberations on the principles of bhakti) was originally a series of articles written by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura for the third volume of Sajjana Toṣaṇī in 1886. Bhakti Tattva Viveka comprises the essence of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu in simple Bengali and outlines the inherent nature of bhakti (bhakti-svarūpa), the semblance of bhakti (bhakti-ābhāsa), the qualities of bhakti (bhakti-svabhāva) and the qualification to attain bhakti (bhaktyādhikāra).

April 2nd, 2022|Bhakti Tattva Viveka|

Bhakti Tattva Viveka – Chapter One

The Bhakti Tattva Viveka (Deliberations on the principles of bhakti) was originally a series of articles written by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura for the third volume of Sajjana Toṣaṇī in 1886. Bhakti Tattva Viveka comprises the essence of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu in simple Bengali and outlines the inherent nature of bhakti (bhakti-svarūpa), the semblance of bhakti (bhakti-ābhāsa), the qualities of bhakti (bhakti-svabhāva) and the qualification to attain bhakti (bhaktyādhikāra).

April 2nd, 2022|Bhakti Tattva Viveka|

Bhagavad-gita – Chapter Two

Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura’s first Bengali commentary to the Bhagavad-gītā named ‘Rasika-Rañjana’ (‘That which delights the relishers of rasa’) was written in 1886 and was a combined translation/commentary. This commentary was based upon Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī Ṭhākura’s Sārārtha-varṣiṇī commentary. The Ṭhākura also gave an elaborate introduction to this work describing the connection between the paths of karma, jñāna and bhakti.

Śrī Kṛṣṇa Bhajanāmṛtam – Objection 2

The book ‘Śrī Kṛṣṇa Bhajanāmṛtam’ by Śrīla Narahari Sarakāra Thākura, the associate of Mahāprabhu, deals with various controversies, and in particular the guru-disciple relationship. In 1899, Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Thākura published this work along with his Āsvāda-vistāriṇī Bhāṣya (‘The commentary that expands transcendental relish’) in Bengali in Sajjana Toṣaṇī, Vol. 11 Issues 1-4. The Ṭhākura’s commentary is an expanded translation of Narahari’s work.

Bhagavad-gita – Chapter One

Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura’s first Bengali commentary to the Bhagavad-gītā named ‘Rasika-Rañjana’ (‘That which delights the relishers of rasa’) was written in 1886 and was a combined translation/commentary. This commentary was based upon Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī Ṭhākura’s Sārārtha-varṣiṇī commentary. The Ṭhākura also gave an elaborate introduction to this work describing the connection between the paths of karma, jñāna and bhakti.

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