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Vaishnava Saints

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Item Code: IDK662
Author: Ananta Shakti Das, and Vishaka Devi Dasi
Publisher: Torchlight Publshing
Edition: 2003
Pages: 125 (Illustrated Throughout In Full Color and B/W)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 11.0" X 8.5"
weigh of book 468 gms.
Introduction

Vaishnava means a devotee of Krishna or Vishnu. A pure Vaishnava automatically possesses all saintly qualities. Of such persons some are satisfied with their own spiritual development and devote themselves to personal worship of the lord. Others feeling great compassion for the fallen souls work tirelessly to deliver them.

Our saintly heroes set the ideal example of how to follow the godly way of life and they are therefore called acharyas (those who teach by example). They form a line of spiritual masters who descend from the spiritual world just for our benefit.

By reading of their uncommon activities we can learn about the character of pure devotes and understand how they dedicate themselves to the mission of God. By attentively studying such wonderful stories and pastimes one naturally loses taste for worldly affairs.

This is the mercy of great saints. Let us pray they will always be present in our minds and hearts and guide us book to the shelter of the spiritual world.

Regarding the lives of the saints sometimes different versions of the same story are told. A good example is that if the anklebell pastime in the life of Shyamananda Pandit. In making a choice we have chosen purely on an arbitrary basis as our main objective is simply to glorify the acharyas whose pastimes are as numerous as the leaves humbly present them herein.

 

Contents

 

   
Introduction vi
The six Goswamis of Vrindavan xv
Rupa Goswami 1
Sanatan Goswami 9
Raghunath Bhatta Goswami 17
Raghunath Das Goswami 23
Gopal Bhatta Goswami 31
Jiva Goswami 37
Shrinivas Acharya 43
Narohttam Das Thakur 55
Shyamananda Pandit 65
Vishvnath Chakravarti Thakur 75
Baladev Vidyabushan 81
Jagannath Das Babaji 87
Bhaktivinda Thakur 93
Gaura Kishor Das Babaji 99
Bhaktisiddhanta Sarawati Goswami Maharaj 107
His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada 117
Bibliography 125

 

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