Ujjvala Nilamani

Ujjvala Nilamani

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Ujjvala Nilamani

Translated By Bhanu Swami

Ujjvala-nilamani is a supplement to Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu, which describes all the rasa, yet the conjugal one only in brief. Ujjvala-nilamani describes the conjugal rasa in great detail, following the general pattern of analyzing vibhavas, anubhavas, vyabhicari-bhavas, sattvika-bhavas and sthayi-bhavas. Parakiya and svakiya forms of love are discussed. Jiva Goswami in his commentary justifies svakiya whereas Visvanatha Cakravarti accepts parakiya as stronger.

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Ujjvala Nilamani

Translated By Bhanu Swami

Ujjvala-nilamani is a supplement to Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu, which describes all the rasa, yet the conjugal one only in brief. Ujjvala-nilamani describes the conjugal rasa in great detail, following the general pattern of analyzing vibhavas, anubhavas, vyabhicari-bhavas, sattvika-bhavas and sthayi-bhavas. Parakiya and svakiya forms of love are discussed. Jiva Goswami in his commentary justifies svakiya whereas Visvanatha Cakravarti accepts parakiya as stronger.

 The contents includes chapters such : Types of Heros, Assistants of Krsna, Krsna’s Beloveds, Description of Radha, Varieties of Heroines, Varieties of Group Leaders, Varieties of Messengers of The Heroine, The Sakhis of the Heroine, Uddipanas for Ujjvala-Rasa, Anubhavas, Sattvika Bhavas, Vyabhicari Bhavas, Sthayi Bhavas, Types of Srngara-rasa.