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Chaitanya Movement | History

What follows below and in the following attached pages – is a treatise on the History of this Chaitanya Movement – from its beginnings – in 16th century Bengal – when Chaitanya Mahāprabhu lived – up to the 1925 – when Prabhupāda Bhaktivedanta – was still a young and learning men, but didn’t create new religious organizations and teachings, as of yet... written by a...

Śrī Jagannāthāṣṭakam | Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Śrī Jagannāthāṣṭakam Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Issued from the mouth of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu The only 8 authentic verses known as written down from the words of Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu, the spiritual head and foremost authority of Gauḍīya Vaishnavas, from which all their philosophy and inspiration issues. One who carefully recites this sacred Jagannāthāṣṭakam, upon becoming sinless and pure-hearted, will attain entrance into Viṣṇuloka.

Śrī Gauḍīya Kaṇṭhahāra

Śrī Gauḍīya Kaṇṭhahāra ("The Necklace of the Gauḍīya Bhaktas") – this is a very important and authoritative work in the tradition of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism, also differently known as a movement of Krishna Chaitanya Mahāprabhu or ISKCON Krishnaites. Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī published it with a purpose to train devotees in the philosophy of Krishna-consciousness and to be able to quote the authoritative parts of the Vedas.

Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Carita

*/ Murāri Gupta (fl. 16th century) was a noted Bengali Vaishnava poet, a contemporary and close disciple of Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya , also known as Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (18 February 1486 – 14 June 1534), the founder and major inspiration of what is now known as Krishna Consciousness movement. Murāri Gupta is known to us as an author of the Sanskrit work - Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya...

Śrī Bhakti-Rasamrita-Sindhu

This is the work of Rūpa-Gosvāmī (1489–1564) we know as Śrī Bhakti-Rasāmṛta-Sindhu, a fundamental work on Devotional service, Bhakti, it’s inner meanings, psychology, degrees of transformed Consciousness and things favourable to this perfection of consciousness from average karmic – influenced consciousness driven by natural tendencies towards absolutely purified Divine Consciousness, the Consciousness perfected in a pure and humble devotional service to supreme Personality of Godhead.

Nārada Bhakti Sūtra

Nārada Bhakti Sūtras is a traditional Hindu text dedicated to bhakti yoga – the pure, selfless love and devotional service to God. It is written around year 1000 and described to rishi Narada – the eternal sage and devotee of God. Bhakti sutras consist of 84 aphorisms that describe how to obtain and develop pure love and devotion cultivating eleven types of bhakti, cultivating the...

Madhva Acharya and Dvaita Vedanta

Madhva and his Works, —The philosophy of Brahman (Brahma-Mimāṅsā) expounded by Madhva is popularly called Dvaita. Madhva (1199–1278) was born near Udipi. His social environment was moulded by the general tenets of this philosophy. Scholars studied this philosophy with great interest. Some were dissatisfied with the prevalent ideas about its meaning.His works exhibit a unity of purpose.

Isha Upanishad | Isopanisad

Īśa Upanishad derives its title from the opening words “Īśa- Vāsya, “God-covered.” The use of Īśa (Lord)—a more personal name of the Supreme Being than Brahman, Ātman or Self, the names usually found in the Upanishads - constitutes one of its peculiarities. It forms the closing chapter of the Yajur-Veda, known as Śuklā (White). The Īśa-Vāsya Upanishad is that which gives Brahma-Vidyā or knowledge of...

Śrīmad Bhāgavatam Purāṇa

The Bhāgavata Purāṇa (Devanagari: भागवतपुराण, also known as Śrīmad Bhāgavatam or Bhāgavata, literally meaning Divine-Eternal Tales of The Supreme Lord) is one of the Maha (Sanskrit: 'great') Purāṇic texts of Hinduism, with its focus on bhakti (religious devotion) to Supreme God Vishnu (Nārāyaṇa), primarily focusing on Krishna. The Bhagavata Purāṇa includes many stories well known in Hinduism, including the various avatars of Vishnu and the...

Śrimad Bhagavad Gīta

Śrimad Bhagavad Gītā – the one of the most popular Hindu Holy Scriptures is now available also on this website. Bhagavad Gītā has been read, told, commented, believed and discussed throughout ages and centuries, by Holy Sages and in Homes of ordinary lay believers of vast array of Hindu traditions and sects. Now here is an opportunity for everyone to read, find, quote and share...

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