Writings by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

The Bhagavata — Its Philosophy, Its Ethics, and Its Theology

Sukadeva Goswami Speaking Bhagavatam
Sep 20 2021 - Krishna Talk 234
The Vaiṣṇava is ready to honour all great men without distinction of caste, because they are filled with the energy of God. See how universal is the religion of Bhāgavata. It is not intended for a certain class of the Hindus alone but it is a gift to man at large in whatever country he is born and... » more

Topics in Praise of Sri Ganga-Devi (Sri Sri Ganga-devir-mahatmya Visaye Arthavada)

Dec 4 2014 - Krishna Talk 187
Only those who are most fortunate can realize the supreme qualities of Ganga. » more

Gitara Janma-rahasya

Sep 9 2013 - Krishna Talk 164
By preaching the devotional processes of hearing and chanting, I establish the jiva’s eternal constitutional position. » more

Vaisnava Ninda

Jul 7 2013 - Krishna Talk 161
Discussing the faults of a Vaisnava without a virtuous intention results in vaisnava-aparadha. » more

Envy

Feb 24 2012 - Krishna Talk 137
Whoever feels pleasure at the distress of others can never display mercy to the jivas. » more

The Bhagavata

Date Unknown - Article
We love to read a book which we never read before. We are anxious to gather whatever information is contained in it and with such acquirement our curiosity stops. This mode of study prevails amongst a great number of readers, who are great men in their own estimation as well as in the estimation of... » more

Deliberations on the Origin of the Soul

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Jaiva Dharma - Chapter 15. Translated from the original Bengali by leading Bengali devotee scholars; disciples of and under the direction of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura. Published by Sri Gaudiya Math, Madras. » more

The Ten Maxims of Sri Krishna Caitanya - Sri Dasamula-niryas

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The transcendental wisdom of the ten maxim is being enumerated in ten verses - svatah siddho vedah haridayita-vedyhah prabhrtitah (the Vedic scriptures are the only source of all authoritative wisdom according to words mentioned therein, viz., 'asya maha to bhutasya nisvasitametat'[Rk Veda] etc. » more

Sri Sri Sva-Niyama-Dvadasakam - Self-imposed regulative principles

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12 Verses of My Own SELF-IMPOSED REGULATIVE PRINCIPLES » more