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The Nectar of Devotion

The Complete Science of Bhakti-yoga

A summary study of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu

CHAPTER ONE: Characteristics of Pure Devotional Service
CHAPTER TWO: The First Stages of Devotion
CHAPTER THREE: Eligibility of the Candidate for Accepting Devotional Service
CHAPTER FOUR: Devotional Service Surpasses All Liberation
CHAPTER FIVE: The Purity of Devotional Service
CHAPTER SIX: How to Discharge Devotional Service
CHAPTER SEVEN: Evidence Regarding Devotional Principles
CHAPTER EIGHT: Offenses to Be Avoided
CHAPTER NINE: Further Consideration of Devotional Principles
CHAPTER TEN: Techniques of Hearing and Remembering
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Aspects of Transcendental Service
CHAPTER TWELVE: Further Aspects of Transcendental Service
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Five Potent Forms of Devotional Service
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Devotional Qualifications
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Spontaneous Devotional Service
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Spontaneous Devotion Further Described
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Character of One In Ecstatic Love
CHAPTER NINETEEN: Devotional Service In Pure Love of God
CHAPTER TWENTY: Transcendental Mellow
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: Qualities of Śrī Kṛṣṇa
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: Qualities of Kṛṣṇa Further Explained
CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: Kṛṣṇa’s Personality
CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: Further Traits of Śrī Kṛṣṇa
CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: Devotees of Kṛṣṇa
CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: Stimulation for Ecstatic Love
CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN: Symptoms of Ecstatic Love
CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT: Existential Ecstatic Love
CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE: Expressions of Love for Kṛṣṇa
CHAPTER THIRTY: Further Features of Ecstatic Love for Kṛṣṇa
CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE: Additional Symptoms
CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO: Symptoms of Continuous Ecstasy
CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE: Indirect Expressions of Ecstatic Love
CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR: The Nectar of Devotion
CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE: Neutral Love of God
CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX: Transcendental Affection (Servitude)
CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN: Impetuses for Kṛṣṇa’s Service
CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT: Indifference and Separation
CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE: Ways of Meeting Kṛṣṇa
CHAPTER FORTY: Reverential Devotion of Sons and Other Subordinates
CHAPTER FORTY-ONE: Fraternal Devotion
CHAPTER FORTY-TWO: Fraternal Loving Affairs
CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR: Devotional Service In Conjugal Love
CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE: Laughing Ecstasy
CHAPTER FORTY-SIX: Astonishment and Chivalry
CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN: Compassion and Anger
CHAPTER FORTY-EIGHT: Dread and Ghastliness
CHAPTER FIFTY: Further Analysis of Mixed Rasas
CHAPTER FIFTY-ONE: Perverted Expression of Mellows