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Latest Posts

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

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā – Chapter 1 – Descriptions of Vaikuṇṭha

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura is a revolutionary treatise on Kṛṣṇa, His pastimes and His devotees. In the saṁhitā section of the text, he deals with the spiritual world, the potencies of Kṛṣṇa, His avatāras, His pastimes, and how the demons that Kṛṣṇa killed represent specific obstacles in the life of a devotee.

June 13th, 2020|Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā|

The Poriade – Adventures of Porus

The Poriade - Adventures of Porus by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura was a poem in classical English about the wanderings of Porus (Puru), who fought Alexander the Great in the pre-Christian era. The Ṭhākura had planned to write a twelve-part series, but this was never completed. He only managed to complete two books. At present, only the first book is available from the British Library.

June 11th, 2020|The Poriade|

Mātsarya (Envy)

In this article "Mātsarya (Envy)" from Sajjana Toṣaṇi Vol.4, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura deliberates upon envy according to the Vaiṣṇava perspective as a direct competitor to divine love (prema) and the harm it does to a practicing devotee.

June 8th, 2020|Articles|

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

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.

June 7th, 2020|Articles|

To Love God

To Love God is a short English article written by Bhaktivinoda Thakura 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.

June 4th, 2020|Articles|
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