The History & Literature Of The Gaudiya Vaishnavas (Paper Back)

The History & Literature Of The Gaudiya Vaishnavas (Paper Back)

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Preface Dr. Sambidananda Das was an affectionate family disciple of Prabhupad Srila Bhakti Siddhanta saraswati Goswami Thakur, the illustrious founder of Sri Chaitanya Math and its branches Sree Gaudiya Maths. After his post-graduation he was sent by the founder along with a preaching party to London in the year 1934 where at the behest of the founder he made research on the comparative study of Gaudiya Vaishnava Movement and its relation. He submitted his thesis to the London University and got doctorate. Somehow during his life time he could not publish his thesis in book form, now we could have the original manuscripts at our hands earlier. Anyhow after his demise his wife Smt. Mira Das handed over the Manuscript for publishing them as Math publication. She also donated Rs. 15,000/- for this work for the 1st edition and now we bring out the 2nd edition. Although this is a posthumous publication, it supplies very substantial material about the history & literature of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism and their relation to other Medieval Vaishnava Schools. Content 1A General Conception of Bhakti 13 2Difference between Karma, Jnana and Bhakti 15 3 The Object of Gaudiya Vaishnavite Devotion 27 4 Krishnas Lila 29 5 A Broad outline of the experience of Bhakti 30 6 The conception of Radha 34 7 History of Radha Krishna cult38 8 The Representation of Radha-Krishna in Sculptural Art 40 9 An outline of the early history of the Vaishnavas before the time of Sri Chaitanya 42 10 Introduction of Krishna cult 44 11 Sources and background of Gaudiya Vaishnavism 53 12 Sources of Ecstatic Devotional Aspects of Gaudiya Vaishnavism
Book Title The History & Literature Of The Gaudiya Vaishnavas (Paper Back)
Vender Rasbihari Lal & Sons
Preface Dr. Sambidananda Das was an affectionate family disciple of Prabhupad Srila Bhakti Siddhanta saraswati Goswami Thakur, the illustrious founder of Sri Chaitanya Math and its branches Sree Gaudiya Maths. After his post-graduation he was sent by the founder along with a preaching party to London in the year 1934 where at the behest of the founder he made research on the comparative study of Gaudiya Vaishnava Movement and its relation. He submitted his thesis to the London University and got doctorate. Somehow during his life time he could not publish his thesis in book form, now we could have the original manuscripts at our hands earlier. Anyhow after his demise his wife Smt. Mira Das handed over the Manuscript for publishing them as Math publication. She also donated Rs. 15,000/- for this work for the 1st edition and now we bring out the 2nd edition. Although this is a posthumous publication, it supplies very substantial material about the history & literature of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism and their relation to other Medieval Vaishnava Schools. Content 1A General Conception of Bhakti 13 2Difference between Karma, Jnana and Bhakti 15 3 The Object of Gaudiya Vaishnavite Devotion 27 4 Krishnas Lila 29 5 A Broad outline of the experience of Bhakti 30 6 The conception of Radha 34 7 History of Radha Krishna cult38 8 The Representation of Radha-Krishna in Sculptural Art 40 9 An outline of the early history of the Vaishnavas before the time of Sri Chaitanya 42 10 Introduction of Krishna cult 44 11 Sources and background of Gaudiya Vaishnavism 53 12 Sources of Ecstatic Devotional Aspects of Gaudiya Vaishnavism