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Sri Hari-bhakti-vilasa (Volume One): Vilasas 1-5 ((With Transliteration and English Translation))
Sri Hari-bhakti-vilasa (Volume One): Vilasas 1-5 ((With Transliteration and English Translation))
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About the Book:

There are two kinds of Vedic literature-fruitive and transcendental. Those who are inclined toward the fruitive division naturally have no interest in transcendental literature. Human beings mould their lives, actions, concepts and conclusions according to their own taste. For this reason, the smartas also have more faith in the literature of their choice. Because they are not qualified to study transcendental literature, they lack faith in them. That is the arrangement of the creator. There is no doubt that there is a confidential purpose behind this. The purpose is that if one remains fixed in his own position, according to his qualifications, he will gradually make advancement. As soon one gives up the duties pertaining to his position, he becomes degraded.

When human beings are engaged in fruitive activities, they are called karmis, and when they are engaged in devotional service, they are called devotees. As long as one is attached to the performance of fruitive activities, he should follow the path of smarta because it will be beneficial for him. If he somehow transcends the platform of fruitive activities and enters onto the platform of devotional service, he will naturally develop a taste for spiritual life. That is why the creator has made two sets of literature-fruitive and transcendental.

Back of Book:

In order to arrange for the observance of vows and rituals for those who desire to obtain the ultimate goal of life, krsna-prema, the most merciful Lord Gaurahari, who is the deliverer of the people of Kali-yuga, instructed His associate, Srila Sanatana Gosvami, to compose the Vaisnava smrti, Sri Hari-bhakti-vilasa.

The responsibility for accumulating evidence for the subject matters specified by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu was entrusted to Sri Gopala Bhatta Gosvami. That is why, in each chapter, Srila Sanatana Gosvami has mentioned the name of Gopala Bhatta Gosvami. Srila Sanatana Gosvami has also written a commentary called Digdarsini for the easy and proper understanding of this literature.

CONTENTS

FIRST VILASA1
In the first vilasa, the following subjects are covered-the need for taking shelter at the lotus feet of a spiritual master, the characteristics of a bona-fide spiritual master; the symptoms of a genuine disciple, the spiritual master's and the disciple's tests of one another, the process for worshiping the spiritual master, the prayer of a disciple, the glories of the Supreme Lord, the glories of Vaisnava mantras, the qualified candidate for chanting these mantras, the processes of purification, and the processes for purifying mantras.
SECOND VILASA71
In the second vilasa, the process of initiation is described.
THIRD VILASA135
In the third vilasa, the following subjects are discussed-the proper code of conduct for a devotee, rising every day at the time of brahma-muhurta (one hour and thirty-six minutes before sunrise) to chant the glories of Krsna, washing the face, cleansing the teeth, wearing fresh cloth, hearing and chanting about the pastimes of Krsna in the morning, waking up the Deity while playing musical instruments, removing flowers from the alter, offering mangala-arati, the proper way to pass urine and stool; cleaning the body; rinsing the mouth; cleaning the teeth, which is to be performed right after getting up from bed; the morning bath; chanting mantras; and worshiping the Lord in the water.
FOURTH VILASA233
In the fourth vilasa, the following subjects are discussed-cleansing the Lord's temple, drawing auspicious signs like the svastika, erecting flags, purifying the containers and clothes of the Deities, picking tulasi leaves, collecting flowers, taking a mid-day bath at home with warm water if there is no holy river available nearby, wearing clothes, the proper sitting place, and decorating one's body with marks of tilaka made from gopi-candana. After putting on tilaka, one should decorate his body with various auspicious marks, wear tulasi beads, sit at home and chant the gayatri mantra, worship the spiritual master, and recite prayer in praise of the spiritual master.
FIFTH VILASA331
In the fifth vilasa, the following are discussed-the worship of the doors of the temple, the proper dsana for worshiping the Lord; placing pots of arghya and other substances in their proper places; putting the necessary ingredients in the pots, such as padya; installing auspicious water pots; praying to the Lord for removing all obstacles; offering obeisances to the spiritual master; purifying oneself; the proper breathing process, the nyasas, five kinds of mudras, meditation on Krsna, worshiping Krsna in the mind, the proper place of worship, the Deity form of the Lord, the salagrama-silas, Dvaraka-silas, and purifying all of the ingredients for worship.


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Sri Hari-bhakti-vilasa (Volume One): Vilasas 1-5 ((With Transliteration and English Translation))

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About the Book:

There are two kinds of Vedic literature-fruitive and transcendental. Those who are inclined toward the fruitive division naturally have no interest in transcendental literature. Human beings mould their lives, actions, concepts and conclusions according to their own taste. For this reason, the smartas also have more faith in the literature of their choice. Because they are not qualified to study transcendental literature, they lack faith in them. That is the arrangement of the creator. There is no doubt that there is a confidential purpose behind this. The purpose is that if one remains fixed in his own position, according to his qualifications, he will gradually make advancement. As soon one gives up the duties pertaining to his position, he becomes degraded.

When human beings are engaged in fruitive activities, they are called karmis, and when they are engaged in devotional service, they are called devotees. As long as one is attached to the performance of fruitive activities, he should follow the path of smarta because it will be beneficial for him. If he somehow transcends the platform of fruitive activities and enters onto the platform of devotional service, he will naturally develop a taste for spiritual life. That is why the creator has made two sets of literature-fruitive and transcendental.

Back of Book:

In order to arrange for the observance of vows and rituals for those who desire to obtain the ultimate goal of life, krsna-prema, the most merciful Lord Gaurahari, who is the deliverer of the people of Kali-yuga, instructed His associate, Srila Sanatana Gosvami, to compose the Vaisnava smrti, Sri Hari-bhakti-vilasa.

The responsibility for accumulating evidence for the subject matters specified by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu was entrusted to Sri Gopala Bhatta Gosvami. That is why, in each chapter, Srila Sanatana Gosvami has mentioned the name of Gopala Bhatta Gosvami. Srila Sanatana Gosvami has also written a commentary called Digdarsini for the easy and proper understanding of this literature.

CONTENTS

FIRST VILASA1
In the first vilasa, the following subjects are covered-the need for taking shelter at the lotus feet of a spiritual master, the characteristics of a bona-fide spiritual master; the symptoms of a genuine disciple, the spiritual master's and the disciple's tests of one another, the process for worshiping the spiritual master, the prayer of a disciple, the glories of the Supreme Lord, the glories of Vaisnava mantras, the qualified candidate for chanting these mantras, the processes of purification, and the processes for purifying mantras.
SECOND VILASA71
In the second vilasa, the process of initiation is described.
THIRD VILASA135
In the third vilasa, the following subjects are discussed-the proper code of conduct for a devotee, rising every day at the time of brahma-muhurta (one hour and thirty-six minutes before sunrise) to chant the glories of Krsna, washing the face, cleansing the teeth, wearing fresh cloth, hearing and chanting about the pastimes of Krsna in the morning, waking up the Deity while playing musical instruments, removing flowers from the alter, offering mangala-arati, the proper way to pass urine and stool; cleaning the body; rinsing the mouth; cleaning the teeth, which is to be performed right after getting up from bed; the morning bath; chanting mantras; and worshiping the Lord in the water.
FOURTH VILASA233
In the fourth vilasa, the following subjects are discussed-cleansing the Lord's temple, drawing auspicious signs like the svastika, erecting flags, purifying the containers and clothes of the Deities, picking tulasi leaves, collecting flowers, taking a mid-day bath at home with warm water if there is no holy river available nearby, wearing clothes, the proper sitting place, and decorating one's body with marks of tilaka made from gopi-candana. After putting on tilaka, one should decorate his body with various auspicious marks, wear tulasi beads, sit at home and chant the gayatri mantra, worship the spiritual master, and recite prayer in praise of the spiritual master.
FIFTH VILASA331
In the fifth vilasa, the following are discussed-the worship of the doors of the temple, the proper dsana for worshiping the Lord; placing pots of arghya and other substances in their proper places; putting the necessary ingredients in the pots, such as padya; installing auspicious water pots; praying to the Lord for removing all obstacles; offering obeisances to the spiritual master; purifying oneself; the proper breathing process, the nyasas, five kinds of mudras, meditation on Krsna, worshiping Krsna in the mind, the proper place of worship, the Deity form of the Lord, the salagrama-silas, Dvaraka-silas, and purifying all of the ingredients for worship.


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