By SRIL JAGADANADA PANDIT
Anyone who reads Prema-vivarta, a book composed by Jagadananda Pandita, can understand the nature of divine love. Moreover, he achieves ecstatic love for Krishna (Chaitanya Charitamrita, Antya, 12.154).Srila Jagadananda Pandita is widely believed to be the manifestation of Satyabhama devi. He had accompanied Lord Gauranga in all of His exalted pastimes.This is the only book that has been composed by Srila Jagadananda Pandita. This book is full of his emotions, ecstasies, and reflections. The pastimes described in this book are done so in a very sweet loving manner, as though he is recollecting about a very close friend. There are also several pastimes recited in 'Prema Vivarta' that are not to be found anywhere else. Interlaced within these narrations are fathomless expressions of love in separation, which characterizes the mood with which the devotees of Lord Gaurangasundara serve Him. Hence this book is immensely valuable to the followers of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. We (Diptiman Gaurahari das & Diptimayi Vishnupriya devi dasi) consider ourselves supremely blessed to have been able to translate this book in English and make it accessible to devotees across the world. We hope that our humble service pleases our spiritual master and Srila Jagadananda Pandita. May the tales of his service and teachings be eternally celebrated in this world.