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Dedication
TO THE SIX GOSVĀMĪS OF VṚNDĀVANA nānā-śāstra-vicāraṇaika-nipuṇau sad-dharma-saṁsthāpakau lokānāṁ hita-kāriṇau tri-bhuvane mānyau śaraṇyākarau rādhā-kṛṣṇa-padāravinda-bhajanānandena mattālikau vande rūpa-sanātanau raghu-yugau śrī-jīva-gopālakau “I ...
Preface
The Nectar of Devotion is a summary study of Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu, which was written in Sanskrit by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda. ...
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Reverential Devotion of Sons and Other Subordinates True reverential devotion is exhibited by persons who think themselves subordinate to Kṛṣṇa ...
CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
Fraternal Devotion When a devotee is permanently situated in devotional service, and by different symptoms of ecstasy he has developed ...
CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
Fraternal Loving Affairs Kṛṣṇa’s age, His beauty, His bugle, His flute, His conch shell and His pleasing attitude all provoke ...
CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
Parenthood When ecstatic love develops into the relationship of parenthood and becomes steadily established, the relationship is called vātsalya-rasa. The ...
CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
Devotional Service In Conjugal Love A pure devotee’s attraction to Kṛṣṇa in conjugal love is called devotional service in conjugal ...
CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
Laughing Ecstasy In the fourth division of Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu, Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī has described seven kinds of indirect ecstasies of devotional ...
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Astonishment and Chivalry ASTONISHMENT The ecstasy of astonishment in devotional service is perceived in two ways: directly, by the experience ...
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Compassion and Anger COMPASSION When the ecstasy of devotional service produces some kind of lamentation in connection with Kṛṣṇa, it ...
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Dread and Ghastliness DREAD In ecstatic love for Kṛṣṇa in dread, there are two causes of fear: either Kṛṣṇa Himself ...
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Mixing of Rasas As already described, there are twelve different kinds of rasas, or ecstatic relationships that are shared with ...