Appendix

Bhajana Rahasya Appendix Saṅkṣepa-arcana-paddhati (abbreviated manual on deity worship) Nāma-saṅkīrtana gives all perfection; nonetheless, in one’s devotional life, some activities related to arcana give special benefit. In the early morning, after taking bath, the Read More...

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Chapter 8

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana   Rātri-līlā – prema-bhajana sambhoga (from midnight to three-and-a-half praharas of the night: approximately 00.00 A.M. – 3.30 A.M.) Text 1 Steadiness in perfection – that is, one-pointed Read More...

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Chapter 7

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 7 - Saptama-yāma-sādhana     Pradoṣa-kālīya-bhajana – vipralambha-prema (from six daṇḍas of the night until midnight: approximately 8.30 P.M. – 12.00 P.M.) Text 1 The internal symptom of devotion at the Read More...

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Chapter 6

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 6 - Ṣaṣṭha-yāma-sādhana   Sāyaṁ-kālīya-bhajana – bhāva (six daṇḍas after dusk: approximately 6.00 P.M. – 8.30 P.M.) Text 1 The sixth verse of Śikṣāṣṭaka describes the visible manifestations of perfection: nayanaṁ Read More...

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Chapter 5

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 5 - Pañcama-yāma-sādhana   Aparāhna-kālīya-bhajana – kṛṣṇa-āsakti (from three-and-a-half praharas of the day until dusk: approximately 3.30 P.M. – 6.00 P.M.) Text 1 The constitutional nature of the nāma-sādhaka and his Read More...

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Chapter 4

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 4 - Caturtha-yāma-sādhana   Madhyāhna-kālīya-bhajana – ruci-bhajana (from the second prahara until three-and-a-half praharas: approximately 11.00 A.M. – 3.30 P.M.) Text 1 A nāma-sādhaka has no desire other than unadulterated devotional service Read More...

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Chapter 3

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 3 - Tṛtīya-yāma-sādhana   Pūrvāhna-kālīya-bhajana – niṣṭhā-bhajana (from six daṇḍas until two praharas: approximately 8.30 A.M. – 11.00 A.M.) Text 1 The third verse of Śikṣāṣṭaka describes the qualification for nāma-saṅkīrtana Read More...

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Chapter 2

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 2 - Dvitīya-yāma-sādhana   Prātaḥ-kālīya-bhajana – anartha-nivṛtti in sādhu-saṅga (the first six daṇḍas of the morning: approximately 6.00 A.M. – 8.30 A.M.) Text 1 There is no consideration of proper or improper Read More...

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Chapter 1

Bhajana Rahasya Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana   Niśānta-bhajana – śraddhā (the last six daṇḍas of the night: approximately 3.30 A.M. – 6.00 A.M.) Text 1 kṛṣṇa-varṇaṁ tviṣākṛṣṇaṁ sāṅgopāṅgāstra-pārṣadam yajñaiḥ saṅkīrtana-prāyair bhajāmi kali-pāvanam I worship Śrī Read More...

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