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Disappearance Of Srila Jiva Goswami
Sri Jiva Jivanamrtam (Part 2)
The Form Of Beauty
Spiritual Vitality
Bala Krishna: The Supreme Son
Tantric Literature And Gaudiya Vaishnavism
Bhagavad-gita: Essence Of The Upanishads
On Faith
Finding A Qualified Guru: The Search Within
Gita, Sukriti, Sannyas
Sridhara Maharaj Did Not Support Ritvik Doctrine
'Anayaradhita', The Highest Worship
Only By The Grace Of Nitai
The Mystic Poetry Of Rupa Goswami
Controversy Explored: 'Sri Guru Parampara'
'Uttarayana', The Path Of Light And Darkness
Bhagavat Purana: A Vedanta Of Aesthetics
With The Help Of The Demons
With The Help Of The Demons, Continued
Contradictions: Real Or Apparent?
Myth And Meaning
Hari Katha: 'The Sun Is Setting..."
Morality - And Beyond
Notes From The Dhama
Rasa-Tattva 'Fundamentals'
"Declare It Boldly!"
He Gave Us Everything
Q&A: Smaranam: From Nama To Lila
Advaita & The Bhagavad Gita
'Doyal Nitai, Doyal Nitai'
More Notes From The Dhama
Moral Judgment, Part II
Narasinghadeva And Caitanya Lila
Radha Bhagavata And 'Gayatri Bhasya'
Sri Gita: 'The Door Of Vraja Bhakti'
Sri Gita: Feeling & Philosophy
Sri Gita: 'Homeland Of The Heart
Sri Gita: 'Their Perfection Knows Perfection'
Sri Gita: 'Mahat Tattva, Maha-Bhuta'
Sri Gita: 'Sweet Devotion'
Q&A: 'Diksa Mantra And Nama Prabhu'
BBT Meeting In LA
Bhakti: Religious Or Experiential?
Q&A: Sahajiya And Rasika Bhakta
Coloring The Heart
Q&A: 'Ragas & Ekadasi'
Q&A: 'Bhagavatam, Murti Pratistha'
Introducing CD Sanga
Hari Katha: 'This Is Vrindavan'
Sri Gita: 'The Cakra Of Life'
'A Beautiful Dark Son': The Glory Of Krishna's Birth
The 'Soul Of Srila Prabhupada'
Q&A: 'By Affection's Force'
Controlling Spiritual Emotion
Broken Links And Empowered Mantras
Allegory, Mythology And Lila
Lila, Oneness And The Will Of God
Krishna: Contradictions And Synthesis
Catud-sloki 'The Godhood Of Godhead'
Catuh-sloki 'The Dark Night Of The Soul'
Catuh-sloki 'With Powerful Brilliance'
Sri Guru: 'The Country Of Love'
Sadhana-Siddha, Nitya-Siddha
Mercy In The Face Of Justice
Nitya & Sadhana - Both Are Siddha
Komala Sraddha To Guru-Nistha
One Life Time Or Many Life Times
More Than One Guru?
The Spiritual Cloud Of Unknowing
Maya Or Magic
Vrindavan Sanga, March 2000
The Fruit And The Seed
Sri Gita: 'Please Believe Me!'
Sri Gita 4.2, 'Parampara And Noncomformity'
Vrindavan Sanga: 'Our Two Sweet Gods'
Know Your Position On The Spiritual Ladder
Responsibility, Commitment And Sex
Gaura Gadadhara: 'The Highest Ideal'
Internet Sankirtana: 'Silencing The Abuse'
Prabhupada, Subala And Sakhya Rasa
Siksa And Diksa: 'Acknowledging Spirituality From Wherever It Comes'
Gambling & Cheaters: 'Bet On Krsna'
Srila Prabhupada: Sakhya Or Srngara-rasa?
Preaching, Highest Rasa, And Bhaktivinoda Parivar
Gadadhara Pandita: 'Harmonizing Differences'
Substance Over Form: 'The Color Of One's Cloth'
Nistha: 'Into The Valley Of Love Of God'
Women, Degradation And Trust
Ekadasi: 'Residing Closer To The Lord'
Govardhan Lila: 'Endearing Aspirations'
Q&A: 'Follow Your Ruci'
Guru Tattva: 'Relative And Absolute'
Battle Of Kuruksetra: 'History, Myth, Or Lila'?
Lord Siva: 'The Glance Of Love'
Sri Caitanya: 'The Soul Of Krsna'
A Question Of Faith: 'Find A Mahajan.'
ISKCON, Exile And Conflicting Vows
Nrsingha-lila: 'From Selfish Desire To The Spiritual World'
Criticism And The Gift Of Prasada
Women, Intelligence, And Interpretation
Defective Scriptures? 'The Gem Has Many Facets'
Bhagavad-gita: Is Feeling And Philosophy
Bhakti Tattva Viveka, Siddha-Deha, And Suddha-Nama
Ultimate And Practical Reality
The Relativity Of Scripture
From Honoring All Beings To Causeless Love
Rasa-Lila: The Essence Of Krishna Bhakti
Scripture: Literal And Allegorical
Arya Samaj And The Bhagavatam
Gaudiya Vedanta And Saguna Brahman
B.V. Tripurari Swami on Tamal Krsna Goswami
Sakti And Supreme Sakti
Initiation From Sri Guru
Rama Navami
Rice Once High In Price Has No Value
Sectarianism And Divine Faith
Taking Shelter Of A Bona Fide Spiritual Master
Moksa And Mayavada
Women And The Gayatri Mantra
Harinama And Diksa Mantra
Lilas, Avataras, And Demons
The Brahma Sutras Of Badarayana
Sri Caitanya And Madhvacarya: Different Angles Of Vision
Ekadasi: The Day Of God
Receiving Mantra Diksa By Tape Recording
Chanting The Holy Name Of God
The Reality Of Mahaprabhu In Scripture
Bhavollasa Rati: Love For Radha-Krsna Combined
Bhagavad-Gita Leads To Vrndavana
Women And Sannyasa
Rama And Raganuga-Bhakti
Inspiration, Self-deception, And More On Women And Sannyasa
Sri Guru And His Grace
The Possibility Of Changing Rasa
The Dearmost Friend Of Krsna
Good Qualities And The Superlative Devotee
The Eternal Principles Of The Bhagavata School
Religion And Psychology
The War In Iraq
The Sun And The Moon
Sri Ramanuja And The Inseparability Of Brahman
Black And White To Shades Of Gray
The Essence Of Varnasrama Dharma
Aprthak-Siddhi And Acintya Sakti
Liberation And The Will Of God
The Magic Of Diksa
The Bank Account Of Karma
Eagerness For Vraja Bhakti
War And Transcendence
Vaisnava Controversies
Gaudiya Matha And Lalita Prasada
Sincerity And The Grace Of God
Women Diksa-Gurus
When Invaders Destroy The Deity
Jiva Tattva
Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura And Raganuga Bhakti
From Bhagavad-Gita To The Bhagavatam
Going To Mars
Creation, Evolution, And The Big Bang
Sannyasa In Modern Times
Krsnanusilanam: The Culture Of Krsna Consciousness
Jesus And The Raga-Marg
The Ultimate Goal Of Gaudiya Vaisnavism
Ista Devata

Swami B.V. Tripurari

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About the Author:
It is difficult to find someone from the West who understands and can articulate the theory behind an Eastern mystical tradition in our language. It is even more difficuly to find a modern mystic. In Swami Tripurari we have both: a traditional mystic who can articulate the teachings of an ancient spiritual tradition. A compelling speaker - to hear him and be in his presence is itself a spiritual experience.

Swami Tripurari has spent his adult life as a Hindu monastic. Awarded the renounced order (sannyasa) in 1975, Swami has studied under numerous spiritual masters, principal of whom are Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja of the Gaudiya Vedanta lineage. He has been dubbed by popular writers "the contemporary voice of Vaishnavism." Read widely, his books are sold all over the world.

Swami Tripurari is the foremost Western exponent of the Gaudiya Vedanta lineage. He is the founder of the Gaudiya Vaishnava Society and vice president of the World Vaishnava Association. Author, poet, and spiritual teacher, Swami has written several books, including Rasa: Love Relationships in Transcendence, Ancient Wisdom for Modern Ignorance, Tattva-sandarbha: Sacred India's Philosophy of Ecstacy, Joy of Self, and Form of Beauty.


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