Praśnottara (A Question and Answer Concerning Śrī Kṛṣṇa Saṁhitā)

Praśnottara (A Question and Answer Concerning Śrī Kṛṣṇa Saṁhitā) is an undated article by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura which was republished in the 18th volume of the Gauḍīya Magazine in 1939. Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura answers a question concerning the Bhāgavatam’s narration of kṛṣṇa-līlā, as found in his work, Śrī Kṛṣṇa Saṁhitā.

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Conclusion

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā Conclusion The main purport and necessity for writing this Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā have already been described in the Introduction. We have covered all relevant topics in the verses of this saṁhitā, but we Read More...

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Chapter 10 – Characteristics of Lord Kṛṣṇa’s Associates

Chapter 10 - Characteristics of Lord Kṛṣṇa's Associates TEXT 1 yeṣāṁ rāgoditaḥ kṛṣṇe śraddhā vā vimaloditā teṣām ācaraṇaṁ śuddhaṁ sarvatra paridṛśyate We are now describing the characteristics of Kṛṣṇa's devotees who are in the mood Read More...

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Chapter 9 – Achievement of the Lotus Feet of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 9 - Achievement of the Lotus Feet of Lord Kṛṣṇa TEXT 1 vyāsena vraja-līlāyāṁ nitya-tattvaṁ prakāśitam prapañca-janitaṁ jñānaṁ nāpnoti yat svarūpakam Śrī Vyāsadeva has explained the eternal truth while describing the Read More...

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Chapter 8 – Direct and Indirect Considerations on the Moods of Vraja

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 8 - Direct and Indirect Considerations on the Moods of Vraja TEXT 1 atraiva vraja-bhāvānāṁ śraiṣṭhyam uktam aśeṣataḥ mathurā-dvārakā-bhāvas teṣāṁ puṣṭi-karā matāḥ In this book the moods of Vraja have already Read More...

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Chapter 7 – Considerations on Kṛṣṇa’s Pastimes

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 7 - Considerations on Kṛṣṇa's Pastimes TEXT 1 eśā līlā vibhor nityā goloke śuddha-dhāmani svarūpa-bhāva-sampannā cid-rūpa-vartinī kila It was previously described how Vaikuṇṭha was created by the sandhinī aspect of the Read More...

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Chapter 6 – The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 6 - The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa TEXT 1 karma-kāṇḍa-svarūpo 'yaṁ māgadhaḥ kaṁsa-bāndhavaḥ rurodha mathurāṁ ramyāṁ brahma-jñāna-svarūpiṇīm There are two types of activities—self-centered and God-centered. God-centered activities are called karma-yoga, because Read More...

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Chapter 5 – The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 5 - The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa TEXT 1 prīti-prāvṛṭ samārambhe gopyā bhāvātmikās tadā śrī kṛṣṇasya guṇa-gāne tu pramattās tā hari-priyāḥ When mādhurya-rasa becomes excessively liquified, then love pours like rain Read More...

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Chapter 4 – The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 4 - The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa Text 1-2 yadā hi jīva-vijñānaṁ pūrṇam āsān mahītale kramorddha-gatirītyā ca dvāpare bhārate kila tadā sattvaṁ viśuddhaṁ yad vasudeva itīritaḥ brahma-jñāna-vibhāge hi mathurāyām ajāyata Two Read More...

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Chapter 3 – Descriptions of the Lord’s Incarnations

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 3 - Descriptions of the Lord's Incarnations TEXT 1 bhagavac-chakti-kāryeṣu trividheṣu sva-śaktimān vilasan vartate kṛṣṇaś cij-jīva-māyikeṣu ca The two philosophies—advaita-vāda, or monism, from Vedānta and materialism from Sāṅkhya—have been current from Read More...

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