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Krsna Samhita

Author: Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Year: 1879

Language: English, Sanskrit


The “Song of Krsna” is a unique work by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura. This is a very diverse text, for its introduction describes the cultural legacy and history of India. The ten main chapters describes various aspects of Krsna Conscious philosophy and pastimes. The first portions are descriptions of Vaikuntha (the Lord’s abode), His energies, His incarnations, and three chapters describing the pastimes of Sri Krsna. He follows those up with reflections of Krsna pastimes and the pure emotional feeling in the land of Vraja. He ends it when achievement of Sri Krsna’s lotus feet and characteristic of His associates who have reached His lotus feet. He included a conclusion written in English.


Chapter 1: Vaikuntha Varnanam

Chapter 2: Bhagavac-chakti Varnanam

Chapter 3: Avatara Lila Varnanam

Chapter 4: Krsna Lila Varnanam Part 1

Chapter 5: Krsna Lila Varnanam Part 2

Chapter 6: Krsna Lila Varnanam Part 3

Chapter 7: Krsna Lila Tattva Vicarah

Chapter 8: Vraja Bhava Vicarah

Chapter 9: Krsnapti Varnanam

Chapter 10: Krsnapta Jana Caritam


UPDATED: March 9, 2012