This article is being presented in honor of the divine appearance day of the original pioneer of the Krishna consciousness movement, His Divine Grace Sri Srimad Bhaktivinoda Thakur, Sept. 27 (U.S.)/ Sept. 28 (India), 2023. namo bhaktivinodaya sac-cid-ananda-namine gaura-shakti-svarupaya rupanuga-varaya te I offer my respectful obeisances unto Saccidananda Bhaktivinoda, who is transcendental energy of Caitanya
‘Gata-varsha’ (The Last Year) is an editorial written by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura for Sajjana Tosani, Vol.12, Issue 1 in 1900. The Thakura reviews the spiritual achievements made during the last year, and predicts that in future, people from all nations will come to the birthplace of Mahaprabhu. He also mentions his son, Siddhanta Sarasvati in
Thu, September 01, 2022 by Sunanda Das
On September 8, 2022, Gaudiya Vaishnavas worldwide will celebrate the holy appearance day of His Divine Grace Srila Saccidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakur, the pioneer of the Krishna consciousness movement in the modern world. We all owe an eternal debt of gratitude to this great acharya for bringing the mercy of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu into our lives.
Wed, December 08, 2021 by Sunanda Das
Sri Navadvipa-Dham Mahatmya by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur represents the revelation of the glories of the Holy Places of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s birth and early life’s pastimes in Navadvipa, equating the entire Navadvipa mandala to Vrindaban. Its nine islands represent the nine processes of devotional service. This edition, translated by His Holiness Bhanu Swami and prepared
As one of the recent acharyas in the Gaudiya Vaishnava sampradaya from Lord Caitanya, His Divine Grace Srila Saccidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakur made many predictions about the spread of the sankirtana movement throughout the world. He was undoubtedly an empowered Gaudiya Vaishnava visionary authorized by Mahaprabhu to preach and distribute the Holy Names, and was able
Thu, October 11, 2018 by Sunanda Das
This is the 4th and final part of this series of articles. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 can be found here. It is the most important because it presents from Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura’s Navadvipa Dhama Mahatmya and Jaiva Dharma the glories of Gauda-mandala in West Bengal, the hundred-petaled lotus with the eight-petaled lotus
The appearance day of His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur, the pioneer of spreading Krishna consciousness throughout the world, is upon us, and it is a time of great celebration and rejoicing, for without his efforts, we would not have the Hare Krishna Movement and the most auspicious opportunity to go back to Godhead. Srila
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur is one of the most important acaryas in our Gaudiya line. He can be seen as the father of modern-day Krishna Consciousness. He, along with his son Bhaktisiddhanta, created an explosion of preaching all over India, and he was also the first Vaisnava to send books to the west.