The Gaudiya Treasures of Bengal – Part 1 (An ecstatic ride across ancient spiritual Bengal): Burdwan, Bankura & Kolkata archives


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‘The Gaudiya Treasures of Bengal’ takes its readers for an ecstatic ride across the lengths and breadths of Spiritual Bengal.The objective of this book is to apprise the general populace of the great spiritual heritage of Bengal that has largely been forgotten over time. Great stalwarts have graced these lands and led their exemplary lives demonstrating the path of perfection.This book makes a genuine attempt to rediscover these holy pastime places and relive once more the awe inspiring sweet pastimes of these great Vaishnavas. The various chapters introduce these great vaishnavas to the readers, relates their wonderful pastimes and also provides an easy ‘How to Reach’ to their respective pastime places(dhams).Each chapter is filled with attractive images of the pastime places, worshipable deities,etc which makes going through them all the more relishable.Anyone who serves and glorifies these dhams is entitled to receive their causeless mercy, which is available in abundance till this day.This particular episode of the book especially deals with the various pastime places situated within the jurisdiction of Burdwan,Bankura and Kolkata.The ancient spiritual knowledge that has originated from Sri Krishna and has flown down through Lord Brahma,Sri Madhvacharya and later freely distributed by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Nityananda Prabhu is the primary subject of discussion in this book.Great Vaishnavas have since graced this lineage and influenced the lives of millions of people with their teachings and examples, the effect of which is clearly visible in the Indian society ,even after so many centuries.’The Gaudiya Treasures of Bengal’ is a landmark in this journey towards deciphering, serving and seeking blessings of these various branches and sub-branches of Lord Caitanya’s desire tree of devotional service.May the qualities and pastimes of Lord Caitanya and His beloved associates be forever the treasured object of our meditation.

Key Highlights from the Book –

1. Burdwan archives – this covers significant pastime places like the sripats of Krishnadasa Kaviraja Goswami, Vrindavana Das Thakura , Locana Das Thakura, etc
2. Bankura archives – This includes the heart melting pastimes of Sri Madana Mohana, Srinivasa acharya, Birhambir, and the glories of Bishnupur.
3. Kolkata – All the significat pastime places of Kolkata are covered. This also includes all the pastime places of Srila Prabhupada, rarely known residence of Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura in the city, etc
4. Overview of Gaudiya Vaishnava Philosophy

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