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T. Krsna dasa

I am interested in Chaitanya Vaishnavism. This site is inspired by the teachings of Sri Satyanarayana dasa Babaji, scholar and practitioner.

Śrīmatī Devakī’s Prayers to Śrī Kṛṣṇa

The prayers of Śrīmatī Devakī to Śrī Kṛṣṇa appear in the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam SB 10.3.24–28. In it, she establishes Śrī Kṛṣṇa as the Supreme Reality, the ultimate object of achievement. We present Śrī Babaji’s translations below. रूपं यत् तत् प्राहुरव्यक्तमाद्यं ब्रह्म ज्योतिर्निर्गुणं निर्विकारम् सत्तामात्रं निर्विशेषं निरीहं स त्वं […]

Who is ‘Sat’ in ‘Sat-saṅga’?

Sat-saṅga, the company of the ‘Sat’ or the devotees of Bhagavān is rightly understood to be crucial in one’s turning toward Bhagavān. Śrī Jīva Goswami explains this in detail in the Bhakti Sandarbha where he cites several verses from the Bhāgavata. Misunderstanding such verses, many think that bhakti […]

Prayers of the Devas to Śrī Kṛṣṇa in Devakī’s Womb

The prayers of Devas to Śrī Kṛṣṇa in Devakī’s Womb appear in the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam SB 10.2.26-41. We present Babaji’s translations below. सत्यव्रतं सत्यपरं त्रिसत्यंसत्यस्य योनिं निहितं च सत्ये सत्यस्य सत्यमृतसत्यनेत्रंसत्यात्मकं त्वां शरणं प्रपन्ना: satya-vrataṁ satya-paraṁ tri-satyaṁ satyasya yoniṁ nihitaṁ ca satyesatyasya satyam ṛta-satya-netraṁ satyātmakaṁ tvāṁ śaraṇaṁ prapannāḥ […]