Śrī Caitanya-bhāgavata

‘Śrī Caitanya-bhāgavata’ was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇi, Vol. 13 issue 1 in 1901. Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākur reviews a new edition of Śrī Caitanya Bhāgavata by Atula Kṛṣṇa Gosvāmī. While the Thākura is very happy for the most part with the publication, he also points out some defects.

Śrī Caitanya-bhāgavata2021-08-20T16:17:54+00:00

Prabodhānanda and Prakāśānanda

In this article, ‘Prabodhānanda and Prakāśānanda’ first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī, Vol. 13. issue 1 in 1901 under the title ‘Samālocana’, Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura reviews a book which claims that the Vaiṣṇava ācārya Prabodhānanda Sarasvatī and the māyāvādī Prakāśānanda Sarasvatī are one and the same person.

Prabodhānanda and Prakāśānanda2021-09-24T19:06:18+00:00

Samālocana (A Critique)

Samālocana (A Critique) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī, Vol.5 issue 1 in 1893. In this article, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura reviews eight new publications including Caitanya-candrāmṛta, Gaura-gaṇoddeśa Dīpikā and Vāṁśī Śikṣā.

Samālocana (A Critique)2021-09-24T19:01:41+00:00

Samālocana (A Book Review)

Samālocana (A Book Review) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī Vol.7 issue 4 in 1895. Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura reviews three books – a commentary on Śrī Nityānandāṣṭaka, a publication of Śaṅkarācārya’s Moha Mudgara, and a composition about the glories of the Holy Name.

Samālocana (A Book Review)2021-08-03T14:27:28+00:00

Samālocana – Śrī Gīta Govinda (A Critique of ‘Śrī Gīta Govinda’)

Samālocana – Śrī Gīta Govinda (A Critique of 'Śrī Gīta Govinda')was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī Vol.7. issue 2 in 1895. In this book review, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura applauds the work of two translators who have rendered the Gīta Govinda into Bengali, presents a synopsis of the life of Jayadeva Gosvāmī, and also gives a warning to those who are bereft of vraja-rasa.

Samālocana – Śrī Gīta Govinda (A Critique of ‘Śrī Gīta Govinda’)2021-06-13T06:19:29+00:00

Samālocanā (A Critique of the book ‘Vanamālā’)

‘Samālocana (A Critique of the Book 'Vanamālā) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇi, Vol.1 in 1881. In this short book review, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura warns his readers about mixing jñāna with bhakti.

Samālocanā (A Critique of the book ‘Vanamālā’)2021-05-31T08:42:49+00:00
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