Topic: Books

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.

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.

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