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Chapter Eighteen

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Eighteen - The Removal of Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī’s Doubts and His Travelling to Vṛndāvana       jaya jaya śrī-gaurāṅga śacira nandana jaya padmāvatī-suta jāhnavā-jīvana [1] All glory to the son of Śacī, Śrī Gaurāṅga, and the son of Padmāvatī, the life of Jāhnavā!   jaya sītāpati jaya jaya gadādhara jaya śrīvāsādi yata gaura-parikara [2] All glory to Advaita, Gadādhara, Śrīvāsa, and all the associates of the Lord!   śuniyā jīvera praśna nityānanda-rāya balena nigūḍha tattva vaiṣṇava-sabhāya [3] Hearing Jīva’s question, Nityānanda Rāya explained a highly confidential truth in the Read More...

Chapter Seventeen

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Seventeen - Śrī Jīva Goswāmī’s Questions and Śrīla Nityānanda Prabhu’s Answers     jaya jaya gorā-cāṅda jaya nityānanda jayādvaita gadādhara prema-rasānanda [1] All glory to Gorā-cāṅda, Nityānanda, Advaita, Gadādhara, and the ecstatic joy of divine love! jaya śrīvāsādi bhakta navadvīpa jaya jaya nāma-saṅkīrtana premera nilaya [2] All glory to Śrīvāsa, the devotees, and Navadvīpa! All glory to nāma-saṅkīrtana, the abode of divine love! basiyāchhe nityānanda śrīvāsa-aṅgane gaura-preme vāridhārā vahe du’nayane [3] Nityānanda sat in the courtyard of Śrīvāsa, and in divine love for Gaura, streams of tears flowed from His Read More...

Chapter Sixteen

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Sixteen - Śrī Bilvapakṣa and Śrī Bharadvāja Ṭilā     jaya jaya nadīyā-bihārī gaura-candra jaya ekacakrā-pati prabhu-nityānanda [1] All glory to the reveller of Nadīyā, Gaura-candra! All glory to the Lord of Ekacakrā, Nityānanda Prabhu!   jaya śāntipura-nātha advaita īśvara rāmacandrapura-vāsī jaya gadādhara [2] All glory to the Lord of Śāntipura, Advaita Ācārya, and the resident of Rāmacandrapura Gadādhara Paṇḍita!   jaya jaya gauḍa-bhūmi cintāmaṇi-sāra kali-yuge kṛṣṇa yathā karilā bihāra [3] All glory to the land of Gauḍa, made of pure spiritual gemstone, where Kṛṣṇa performed Pastimes during Kali-yuga!   Read More...

Chapter Fifteen

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Fifteen - Śrī Vaikuṇṭhapura, Śrī Rudradvīpa, and Śrī Pulina   pañca-tattva sahita gaurāṅga jaya jaya jaya jaya navadvīpa gaurāṅga-ālaya [1] All glory to Śrī Gaurāṅga, the Pañca Tattva, and the abode of Śrī Gaurāṅga, Śrī Navadvīpa! śrī-vaikuṇṭha-pure āsi’ prabhu nityānanda śrī-jīve kahena tabe hāsi’ manda manda [2] Arriving in Śrī Vaikuṇṭhapura, Nityānanda Prabhu smiled gently and spoke to Śrī Jīva. “navadvīpa aṣṭa-dala eka-pārśve haya ei ta vaikuṇṭha-purī śunaha niścaya [3] “Please listen carefully. Here, on one side of the eight-petalled lotus of Navadvīpa, is Vaikuṇṭhapura. paravyoma śrī-vaikuṇṭha nārāyaṇa-sthāna virajāra pāre Read More...

Chapter Fourteen

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Fourteen - Śrī Modadrumadvīpa and Śrī Rāma-Līlā jaya jaya pañca-tattvātmaka gaurahari jaya jaya navadvīpa-dhāma sarvopari [1] All glory to the life of the Pañca Tattva, Śrī Gaurahari, and the best of all abodes, Śrī Navadvīpa!   māmagācchi-grāme giyā nityānanda-rāya bale, “ei modadruma, ayodhyā hethāya [2] Proceeding to Māmgācchi Grāma, Nityānanda Rāya said, “This is Modadrumadvīpa. Ayodhyā is present here. pūrva-kalpe yabe rāma haila vana-vāsī lakṣaṇa jānakī laye ei sthāne āsi’ [3] mahāvaṭa vṛkṣa tale kuṭīra bāṅdhiyā kata-dina vāsa kaila ānandita haiyā [4] “In a previous manifestation of the universe, while Read More...

Chapter Thirteen

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Thirteen - Śrī Vidyā Nagara and Śrī Jahnudvīpa jaya gaura nityānandādvaita gadādhara śrīvāsa śrī-navadvīpa kīrtana-sāgara [1] All glory to Gaura, Nityānanda, Advaita, Gadādhara, Śrīvāsa, and the ocean of kīrtana, Śrī Navadvīpa Dhāma!   śrī-vidyā-nagare āsi’ nityānanda-rāya vidyā-nagarera tattva śrī-jīve śikhāya [2] Coming to Vidyā Nagara, Nityānanda Rāya taught Śrī Jīva the importance of the town. “nitya-dhāma navadvīpa pralaya-samaye aṣṭa-dala padma-rūpe thāke śuddha haye [3] “During the destruction of the universe, the eternal abode of Navadvīpa remains undisturbed as an eight-petalled lotus.   sarva-avatāra āra dhanya-jīva yata kamalera ekadeśe thāke kata Read More...

Chapter Twelve

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Twelve - Śrī Śrī Ṛtudvīpa and Śrī Rādhā Kuṇḍa   jaya śrī-caitanya-candra jaya prabhu nityānanda jayādvaita jaya gadādhara śrīvāsādi bhakta jaya jaya jagannāthālaya jaya navadvīpa-dhāma-vara [1] All glory to the moon-like Śrī Caitanya, Nityānanda Prabhu, Advaita, Gadādhara, Śrīvāsa, and all the devotees! All glory to the home of Jagannātha Miśra and the best of abodes, Śrī Navadvīpa! prabhāta ha-ila rātra bhakta-gaṇa tule gātra śrī-gaura nitāicāṅde ḍāke bhakta-saha nityānanda cale bhaji’ parānanda campāhaṭṭa paścātete rākhe [2] At dawn, the devotees arose and called out to Śrī Gaura and Nitāi-cāṅda. Feeling great Read More...

Chapter Eleven

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Eleven - Śrī Śrī Koladvīpa, Śrī Samudragaḍ, Śrī Campāhaṭṭa, and Śrī Jayadeva   jaya jaya śrī-caitanya jaya nityānanda jayādvaita-śrīvāsādi gaura-bhakta-vṛnda [1] All glory to Śrī Caitanya, Nityānanda, Advaita, Śrīvāsa, and all the devotees of the Lord!   jaya jaya gauḍa-bhūmi sarva-bhūmi-sāra yathā nāma-saha śrī-caitanya avatāra [2] All glory to the land of Gauḍa, the best of all lands, where Śrī Caitanya descended with His Name!   nityānanda prabhu bale, “śuna sarva-jana pañcaveṇī-rūpe gaṅgā hethāya milana [3] Nityānanda Prabhu said, “Everyone, listen! Here, the Gaṅgā convenes with five other rivers.   Read More...

Chapter Ten

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Ten - Visiting Śrī Brāhmaṇa Puṣkara, Śrī Uccha Haṭṭa, and Other Places jaya gaura nityānanda advaita sahita jaya gadādhara jaya śrīvāsa paṇḍita [1] All glory to Gaurāṅga, Nityānanda, and Advaita! All glory to Gadādhara and Śrīvās Paṇḍita!   jaya navadvīpa śuddha prema-bhakti-dhāma jaya jaya jaya gaura-nityānanda-nāma [2] All glory to Navadvīpa, the abode of pure love and devotion! All glory to the Names of Gaura and Nityānanda!   śunahe kalira jīva chāḍi’ jñāna karma nitāi caitanya bhaja tyaji’ dharmādharma [3] O souls of Kali-yuga, listen! Abandon renunciation and exploitation, reject religion Read More...

Chapter Nine

Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma Māhātmya Chapter Nine - Śrī Madhyadvīpa and Śrī Naimiṣa jaya gaura-candra jaya nityānanda jaya jaya gadādhara śrīvāsādi jaya jaya bhaktālaya navadvīpa-dhāma-vara [1] All glory to Gaura-candra, Nityānanda, Gadādhara, Śrīvāsa, all the devotees of the Lord! All glory to their home, the best of abodes, Śrī Navadvīpa! niśi avasāne matta gaura-gāne calilena nityānanda saṅge bhakta-gaṇa premete magana vistāriyā parānanda [2] Immersed in divine love and madly chanting about Gaurāṅga, Nityānanda departed with the devotees at the end of the night, distributing divine joy. madhyadvīpe āsi’ bale hāsi’ hāsi’ “ei ta mājidā grāma hethā Read More...

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