Sādhu-jana-saṅga (The Association of Sādhus)

Sādhu-jana-saṅga (The Association of Sādhus) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇi, Vol.10 issue 4 in 1898. Here in this article, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura describes the different categories of humans, and how everyone is in need of sādhu-saṅga in order to advance in their spiritual lives.


Sādhu-jana-saṅga (The Association of Sādhus)2021-09-24T18:59:26+00:00

Epilogue to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Karṇāmṛta

The Epilogue to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Karṇāṁrta was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇi, Vol.10 issue 5 in 1898. Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura gives a brief synopsis of rāgānugā-bhakti and then lists various ślokas within Kṛṣṇa Karṇāṁrta that describe certain characteristics of rāgānugā-bhakti sādhana.

Epilogue to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Karṇāmṛta2021-08-10T18:20:47+00:00

Preface to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Karṇāmṛta

The preface to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Karṇāmṛta was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī Vol.10. issue 1 in 1898. In this preface, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura explains the importance of Kṛṣṇa Karṇāmṛta to Śrī Caitanya, and how Śrī Bilvamangala Ṭhākura’s life reflects the lives of the jīvas in this world.

Preface to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Karṇāmṛta2021-09-24T18:59:53+00:00

Viśuddha Bhajana (Pure Bhajana)

Viśuddha Bhajana (Pure Bhajana) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī Vol.11 issue 7 in 1899. This article by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura is a concise and important explanation of what is necessary to improve one’s bhajana in order to achieve prema.

Viśuddha Bhajana (Pure Bhajana)2021-06-29T15:43:44+00:00

Manaḥ Śikṣā Bhāṣā

Manaḥ Śikṣā Bhāṣā śrī-śrī-guru-caraṇebhyo namaḥ śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya-candrāya namaḥ śrī-raghunātha-dāsa-gosvāmī-caraṇebhyo namaḥ Introduction vraja-dhāma nitya dhana, rādhā-kṛṣṇa dui-jana lilāveśe akatanu haiyā dhāma saha gauḍa-deśe, prakaṭa haila ese nija nitya pāriṣada laiyā The eternal wealth of Vraja-dhāma, the Read More...

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Verse 12

Manaḥ Śikṣā Verse 12 manaḥ-śikṣā-daikādaśaka-varam etan madhurayā girā gāyaty uccaiḥ samadhigata-sarvārthayati yaḥ sa-yūthaḥ śrī-rūpānuga iha bhavan gokula-vane jano rādhā-kṛṣṇātula-bhajana-ratnaṁ sa labhate (“Anyone in the group under Śrī Rūpa, who loudly sings these eleven excellent instructions Read More...

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Verse 11

Manaḥ Śikṣā Verse 11 samaṁ śrī-rūpeṇa smara-vivaśa-rādhā-giri-bhṛtor vraje sākṣāt-sevā-labhana-vidhaye tad-guṇa-yujoḥ tad-ijyākhyā-dhyāna-śravaṇa-nati-pañcāmṛtam idaṁ dhayan-nītyā govardhanam anudinaṁ tvaṁ bhaja manaḥ (“O mind, in order to attain the direct service of Rādhā-Giribhṛta who are intoxicated with amorous Read More...

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Verse 10

Manaḥ Śikṣā Verse 10 ratiṁ gaurī-līle api tapati saundarya-kiraṇaiḥ śacī-lakṣmī-satyāḥ paribhavati saubhāgya-valanaiḥ vaśīkāraiś candrāvali-mukha-navīna-vraja-satīḥ kṣipaty ārād yā tāṁ hari-dayita-rādhāṁ bhaja manaḥ (“O mind, worship Hari’s beloved Rādhā, who burns Rati, Gaurī and Līla with Read More...

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Verse 9

Manaḥ Śikṣā Verse 9 mad-īśā-nāthatve vraja-vipina-candraṁ vraja-vane- śvarīṁ tan-nāthatve tad-atula-sakhītve tu lalitām viśākhāṁ śikṣālī-vitaraṇa-gurutve priyasaro- girīndrau tat-prekṣā-lalita-ratidatve smara manaḥ (“O mind, remember Vraja-vipina-candra as the Lord of my Mistress. Also remember my Mistress Vraja-vaneśvarī, Read More...

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Verse 8

Manaḥ Śikṣā Verse 8 yathā duṣṭatvaṁ me davayati śaṭhasyāpi kṛpayā yathā mahyaṁ premāmṛtam api dadāty ujjvalam asau yathā śrī-gāndharvā-bhajana-vidhaye prerayati māṁ tathā goṣṭhe kākvā giridharam iha tvaṁ bhaja manaḥ (“In order that He will Read More...

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