Prayer to the Six Gosvāmīs by Śrīnivāsa Ācārya (Śrī Babaji’s translation) (1) kṛṣṇotkīrtana-gāna-nartana-parau premāmṛtāmbho-nidhī dhīrādhīra-jana-priyau priya-karau nirmatsarau pūjitau śrī-caitanya-kṛpā-bharau bhuvi bhuvo bhārāvahantārakau vande rūpa-sanātanau raghu-yugau śrī-jīva-gopālakau I offer my respectful obeisances unto Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī, Śrī Sanātana Gosvāmī, Śrī Raghunātha Bhaṭṭa Gosvāmī, Śrī Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī, Śrī Jīva […]
T. Krsna dasa
I am interested in Chaitanya Vaishnavism. This site is inspired by the teachings of Sri Satyanarayana dasa Babaji, scholar and practitioner.
This is one of my favorite prayers. We present Śrī Babaji’s translations below.
The Prayers of the Vedas personified appear in the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam SB 10.87.14–18. We present Babaji’s translations below. जय जय जह्यजामजित दोषगृभीतगुणांत्वमसि यदात्मना समवरुद्धसमस्तभग:अगजगदोकसामखिलशक्त्यवबोधक तेक्वचिदजयात्मना च चरतोऽनुचरेन्निगम: jaya jaya jahy ajām ajita doṣa-gṛbhīta-guṇāṁtvam asi yad ātmanā samavaruddha-samasta-bhagaḥaga-jagad-okasām akhila-śakty-avabodhaka tekvacid ajayātmanā ca carato ’nucaren nigamaḥ Be victorious! Be glorious! […]
“So you want to be a Hindu again, is it?” – sneered one person when I announced that I was leaving a modern Caitanya sect. I looked the person steadily in the eye, and responded, “I was born a Hindu and never stopped being one”. Most Hindus do […]
Definitions of viśeṣaṇa, upādhi and upalakṣaṇa.
We present Śrī Babaji’s translations of the famous Śrī Dāmodarāṣṭaka from the Padma Purāṇa.
What does the word apasiddhānta mean? How is a seeker to diagnose whether he or she is being taught apasiddhāntas? I have been thinking of this question specifically in the context of the Caitanya sampradāya. In science, there is the notion of ‘error’ between a ground truth value […]
To what extent can such adjustments be made without totally obscuring the sampradāya?
Uddhava’s praise of the gopīs appears in the Bhāgavata purāṇa 10.47.58-63. We present Śrī Babaji’s translations below.
We present Śrī Babaji’s commentary and translations of the famous Bhramara Gītā from the Bhāgavatam 10.47.12–21 below.
We present Śrī Babaji’s translation of the famous eight instructions by Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
Frequently one comes across the concept that Kṛṣṇa’s names are Kṛṣṇa Himself. The reason this is a difficult concept is that śabda or a word, in our experience, at best gives parokṣa jñāna or knowledge that is obstructed from the seer or subject’s perception in some way. If […]