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Gaudiya Vedanta Publications Online
United Kingdom (VNN) - Gaudiya Vedanta Publications is happy to announce that all of Srila Narayana Maharaja's books
are now available on-line at its official web site, The Hare Krishna
Tradition. Also available are many books by other Vaishnava acaryas
such as Shrila Rupa Gosvami, Shrila Vishvanatha Cakravarti Thakura,
and Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura. All books are in PDF format and
can be both viewed and printed out on any computer system with
Acrobat Reader 3.0. This revolutionary software programme is available
free to download from Adobe's web site or from compact discs which accompany most computer magazines
these days. The books can be found in the Books section of the
web site as well as in the Lectures section. Look out for many
more titles to be made available in the near future.
Three more of Shrila Narayana Maharaja's recent publications are
available on-line in HTML format from our sister site, The Black Peacock. They are Nectar Sprinkles on Australia, Their Lasting Relation,
and The Pinnacle of Devotion. All three of these books were compiled
from material which Shrila Maharaja spoke in English.
The English translation of Vraja-vilasa-stava together with several
other compositions from Shrila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami's Sti Stavavali
is now complete. These compositions originally appeared in Shrila
Narayana Maharaja's Hindi magazine, Sri Bhagavat Patrika, in the
Also newly available is a collection of Hindi bhajanas which is
comprised of many of the songs which are sung regularly at Shrila
Narayana Maharaja's temple by the local residents of the holy
land of Vrndavana. This book will be useful to anyone travelling
to Srila Maharaja's temple in Mathura.
Second editions of four of Shrila Narayana Maharaja's books have
just been printed in Bath, England. They are The Nectar of Govinda-lila,
Going Beyond Vaikuntha, Bhakti-rasayana and Shri Siksastaka. All
four books represent substantial improvements on their first editions.
The editing and layout have been improved and all books benefit
from being printed to Western standards.
At present Shrila Narayana Maharaja is engaging his disciples
in the production of several new, important Vaishnava literatures.
The translation of Shrila Narayana Maharaja's Hindi edition of
Shrila Rupa Gosvami's Shri Upadeshamrta is now complete and will
be published before the end of this year. It includes the commentaries
of Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and Shrila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati
The English translation of Shrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura's Jaiva-dharma
is also well underway. It will be published gradually in three
volumes. The first volume is scheduled to be printed early next
year. Containing a complete glossary and index, it will be the
first fully authoritative English edition of this great composition
and will be published in first-class style.
Shrila Narayana Maharaja's Hindi edition of Bhagavad-gita is also
being translated. It includes his own commentary as well as the
commentary of Shrila Vishvanatha Cakravarti Thakura. It is a very
large project and will not be completed for at least another year.
This section will be updated every month or so with the latest
news from Gaudiya Vedanta Publications, Shrila Narayana Maharaja's
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