Brihad Bhagavatamrita is for devotees of Krishna and Gauranga, so they can definitely read it. It is not a broad as Bhagavad Gita, nor as intricate as Srimad. 25 Jul Dear devotees and friends! We are happy to announce that Sri Brihad Bhagavatamrita, Part 2, Volume 2, is now available as an ebook. The Brihad Bhagavatamrita by Sanatana Gosvami is a consummate rendering in Sanskrit verse of Vaishnava devotional spirituality as inspired by Krishna-.

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It follows the widely disseminated versions of the Bhagavad-gita in many languages and multi-volume translations of the Srimad Bhagavata Purana and the Chaitanya-charitamrita, each of which is accompanied by an elaborate commentary.

By thus appearing personally, the Lord made His special mercy readily obtainable. Though based on the Srimad Bhagavata Purana, of which it bbhagavatamrita to express the essence, or nectar amritait is not in the form of a commentary as such. Unlike the material existence we all know, in which survival depends on our ability to jockey ourselves into better positions than competitors and garner our share of the limited resources for control and enjoyment, on the transcendental plane of love of God the resources are unlimited, and everyone competes instead to prove that others are better than themselves.

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Moreover, it conveys the excitement, wonder, and devotion of spiritual discovery that animates Sanatana’s own composition. One might quibble over the choice of certain idiomatic English phrases, but even these convey brihsd basic sense. On a narrow scale, it is a classic in that it is the template for the theology and spiritual psychology that have remained authoritative for the Chaitanya Vaishnava tradition.

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I feel that this is a classic case of a foreign seller selling Indian goods to Indians at an exorbitant price. Deep emotions of blessed Vaishnavas, there humility all wonderfully expressed.

So wonderful is their reciprocation with Him bhagafatamrita Krishna Himself does not have the words to describe it.

This page may be out of date. The hero’s quest for the extraordinary, a recurring theme in literature, reflects the urge of every heart at its noblest to discover the full possibilities of life. He also bestows both material enjoyment and liberation, or oneness with the Supreme, but one who has bhakti relishes an abundance of happiness far greater than even the ecstasy of liberation, what to speak of the petty happiness of material enjoyment.


From the literal meaning of the original, little is left out, and very little is added, in the passage from Sanskrit to English. Higher still is Hanuman, for he is an ideal servant dasya-rasa. I would like to think that Sanatana Goswami would welcome his modern prose translator as a kindred spirit and an able expositor of his work.

The teachings in this book overtly come from beyond this world. Why should happiness be so elusive, and why should confusion and resentment always shroud the mind’s eye, making it unable to clearly see what is in front of it? The Lord Himself tells the gopis: My life belongs to the BBT, and I am grateful to be working under its shelter. It is itself a Purana-like tale which, though composed by Sanatana, is told as if an ancient discourse by King Parikshit to his mother, Uttara.

Uttara asked her son to explain the essence of Bhagavata Puranaand Parikshit revealed to her the stages of confidential Bhakti. It deals with the nuances, moods and flavours of devotion in a story form. See all free Kindle reading apps.

The content of the text is words, but these are picture words rather than book words. Therefore Vaishnavas should hear everything in this book with full confidence. Sri Brhad Bhagavatamrta, Volume 1. We learn much more than the simple fact that someone in particular is the greatest lover of God. But because the love the gopis feel for Him is completely unconditional, natural, unmotivated, and causeless, they have always been more dear to Him than anyone else, and they always will bhagavatamriya.

The birhad of the spiritual world in which Sanatana Goswami bhgavatamrita his protagonists feel at home is one special person, the object of the selfless love Narada and Gopa-kumara value above all. Not tied down to any particular place or situation, he is accustomed to meeting different ways of seeing things. Yet the task has been done and done well, an impressive achievement indeed. Since this book attempts to make public the secret glories of Krishna, one might therefore ask whether writing such a book is not a hopeless endeavor.

But by the powerful mercy of Krishna in His most recent appearance on earth, these impediments can be overcome with wonderful ease. What better way to assure fidelity to the words and spirit of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and his circle of immediate disciples than to enable devotees and attentive seekers to read, hear, and visualize the foundational texts of those very scholar-devotees who had experienced the charismatic presence of Krishna-Chaitanya himself!


The present edition includes translations by Gopiparanadhana Dasa of both the basic poem and its commentary plus appendices, glossary, etc. Please try again later. The second part of Brihad-bhagavatamrita tells us about the glory and bliss of the spiritual abode Golokaas well as of the process of renunciation of the material world, true knowledge, Bhakti Yogalove for Krishna and implementation of the higher purpose of life.

Learn More at amazon. The Brihad-bhagavatamrita alone contains some 2, Sanskrit verses, each requiring painstaking care even when wisely being rendered into idiomatic English prose rather than metrical verse. This is not to say that Brahma or Shiva themselves are necessarily on this level, but that those who are on this level will be attracted to these particular modes of service. The other sources I have consulted are listed in the Bibliography. It instantly compares every seller to find you the lowest prices.

I found that in each case the alternative readings almost never made an important difference in meaning, and the commentary and the rbihad of the text itself helped me choose. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Save your draft before refreshing this page. Krishna is the darling of the young cowherd women of Vraja, whose love for Him never fails. If you are a brihqd for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? This volume brings us with Gopa-kumara into Vaikuntha, the majestic kingdom of God. All of this serves to nourish the reflection and meditation, bhagavatamrjta. Srila Sanatana Goswami, in his commentary and sometimes in the verses of Brihad-bhagavatamrita, cites hundreds of verses from Srimad-Bhagavatam and other scriptures, especially various Puranas and the Mahabharata.

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Gopiparanadhana Dasa’s English prose version reads clearly and crisply. This article needs additional citations for verification. But the Pandavas’ love pales next to that of the Yadavas, Krishna’s intimate Dwaraka associates, who are headed by Uddhava.