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Classes and Transcripts

· 17 classes on Prema-bhakti-candrika and Siksastakam from Florida, August 2006.
· 17 classes on Upadesamrita from Radha-kunda, January-February 2006.
      · Transcripts of the above, most of them unedited and marked as such.


· Essays on divese themes at Vilasa Kunja —
      Lifestyle | History and Traditions | Sadhana | Siddhanta   ·   Articles and Translations
· An Overview of the Constituents of Rasa (v0.2 - PDF). A summary study of the second division of Rupa Gosvami's Bhakti-rasamrita-sindhu, covering the five constituents of rasa. Incomplete, currently summarizing vibhava, anubhava and sattvika.
· On the Doctrinal Basis of Siddha-pranali (PDF). Establishing the esoteric link to Radha and Krishna. This essay glosses the doctrinal basis of siddha-pranali, a concept at the heart of raganuga-bhakti.
· References to the Hare Krishna Maha-mantra (PDF). A collection of references related with the 32-syllable Hare Krishna Maha-mantra, compiled from sources predating Chaitanya and from the writings of his followers.
· Sac-cid-ananda and the Svarupa of the Jiva (PDF). Reflections on the controversy over the siddha-svarupa's inherence in the living entity and the positions of sat, cit and ananda vis-a-vis hladini, sandhini and samvit in the context.
· The Age of Saints and Wonders (PDF). The age of saints and wonders, the time when devotion flooded hearts, when the sadhakas were enrapt in intense bhajan and attained direct visions of their worshiped deities; when were these blessed days?
· The Brief Essence of Raganuga-bhakti (PDF). An elaborate collection of references from the writings of the Goswamis and several subsequent teachers, stringed together with comments in explaining the theology of raganuga-bhakti.


· Bhagavatamrita-kana (v1.0 - PDF). Visvanatha Cakravarti's summary study of Rupa Gosvami's Laghu-bhagavatamrita. Transliteration and translation. I also have elaborate annotations on this, drawing from the original, but that is as of yet incomplete.
· Madhavotsava-kamalakara (v0.2 - PDF). Springime of Vrindavana in Gita-govinda – Lalita-lavanga-lata... Transliteration, synonyms and translation. This song can be sung daily during the spring-season, starting with Vasanta-pancami.
· Narada-bhakti-sutra (v0.1 - PDF). Transliteration and translation, annotated. An old file, one of my first translations, that probably should be revisited.