The Bhaktirasāmṛtasindhu of Rūpa Gosvāmin

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 2003 - Poetics - 670 pages
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Select Contents: Translation of the Bhaktirasamrtasindhu-Eastern Quadrant: The Categories of Devotion to the Lord-Southern Quadrant: Explanation of the General Characteristics of Devotional Rasa-Western Quadrant: Explanation of the Primary Devotional Rasas-Northern Quadrant: Explanation of the Secondary Devotional Rasas.
  

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Contents

Introduction
xxix
Substantial Excitants
xxxvii
Two Types of Prema 414
xliii
NORTHERN QUADRANT
xlix
The Goal of Knowledge and Renunciation Achieved through Devotion 251253
lii
Contents of Northern Quadrant
2
Explanation of the Categories of Devotion to the Lord
3
Two Types of Respectful Devotional Rasa
4
47 Worthy of Everyones Worship 169170
167
50 Supreme 176179
169
52 Omniscient 182183
171
55 Endowed with Spiritual Powers 192193
173
57 Has Millions of Universes Existing within His Body 199201
175
58 Is the Origin of All Incarnations 202203
177
The Infinite Nature of His Qualities 218219
183
Hari Encompasses All Contradictions 241243
189

Two Ways a Bhava is Born 623
6
Definition of the Highest Devotion 1016
10
The Stages of Love 1520
15
The Six Qualities of Devotion 1743
17
Closing Prayer of Eastern Quadrant
21
The Obstructions of Ordinary Enjoyment and Moksa 2254
22
Love is Fivefold
24
5 Fragrance 363
37
The Seven Types of Secondary Love 4072
40
Three Categories of Devotion
44
34 Silent Chanting 149150
51
35 Praying 151156
53
The Limited Value of Moksa 5557
55
42 Witnessing the Worship 167169
57
Superiority of Govinda over Narayana 5859
58
46 Meditating on the Lord 178182
59
The Universal Eligibility for Bhakti 6071
60
49 Fully Entrusting Ones Self to the Lord 194198
61
50 Offering Things Dear to Oneself 199
63
55 Serving Mathura 211213
67
61 Enjoying the SriBhagavata Purana 226227
69
64 Living in the Blessed Circle of Mathura 235237
71
VaidhI Bhakti Defined in Haribhaktivilasa
72
Definition of a Practice
73
Practices of Vaidhi Bhakti 7495
74
The Manner in which Foundational Emotions become Rasa 79112
79
Indications 8696
86
Illustrated Explanations of the 64 Practices 96237
89
2 Initiation and Instruction Regarding Krsna
98
3 Serving the Guru with Confidence
99
4 Following the Path of the Saints 100102
100
21Pure 102104
102
5 Inquiry into the True Nature of Things
103
6 Renouncing Ordinary Pleasures for the Sake of Krsna
104
7 Living in Sacred Places 105107
105
8 Acceptance of Only What is Necessary
108
9 Honoring the Festival Days of Hari
109
10 Respect for Holy Trees
110
11 Keeping Away from People Who Have Turned Away from Krsna 111112
111
Threefold Division of Devotion 1
112
12 Avoiding the Attendance of Numerous Disciples
113
15 Avoiding Ungenerous Behavior
114
16 Not Being Overwhelmed by Sorrow
115
17 Showing No Disrespect for Other Gods
116
18 Refraining from Causing Distress to Other Beings
117
19 Avoiding Offense in Service and Chanting the Name 118120
118
The Gods of Bhakti Rasas
119
20 Not Tolerating Abuse Toward Krsna
121
21 Wearing the Marks of a Vaisnava
122
22 Wearing the Letters of Haris Name 123124
123
23 Wearing Flower Garlands 125126
125
24 Dancing Before Krsna 127128
127
Emotional Rapture bhavollasa
128
25 Prostrating
129
26 Rising Respectfully from a Seat
130
27 Politely Accompanying
131
28 Visiting Temples 132134
132
Qualities 23217
133
Closing Prayer of Southern Quadrant
134
29 Circumambulation 135136
135
30 Worship 137139
137
31 Assistance in Temples 140143
140
32 Singing
144
33 Congregational Praise 145148
145
22 SelfControlled 105106
151
26 Profound 114116
153
29 Generous 123125
155
31 Brave 129131
157
33 Respectful 135136
159
37 Protective of Those Who have Taken His Shelter 143144
161
40 Captivated by Love 151153
163
44 Impassioner of the World 161163
165
The Presence of Other Emotions in Transitory Emotions 191204
191
The Enhancing Excitants 301384
199
59 Gives Salvation to Slain Enemies 204206
204
The Two Types of Transitory Emotions 205223
205
60 Attracts All Those Who are Absorbed in the Self 207208
207
61 Sweetness of Divine Love Play 209210
209
6 Flutes 364372
217
8 Anklets 375
219
11 Abode 380
221
The Semblance of Transitory Emotions 224231
224
WESTERN QUADRANT
230
The Indications pages 232240
233
7 Mouth Gaping 12
237
12 Whirling 19
239
The Responses pages 242271
241
Definition of Responses
243
The Extraordinary Nature of these Practices
244
Divine Love is the Primary Fruit
245
Ordinarily Prescribed Ritual Actions are Insufficient 246247
246
2 Perspiration 2831
247
Knowledge and Renunciation are of Little Value 248250
248
4 Broken Voice 3742
253
5 Trembling 4346
255
7 Tears 5357
257
8 Loss of Consciousness 5860
259
Smoldering Responses 7172
261
Flaming Responses 7678
263
Four Semblances of Responses 8295
265
The Transitory Emotions pages 272352
273
3 Depression 2125
279
5 Weariness 3134
281
6 Intoxication 3540
283
7 Arrogance 4147
285
8 Apprehension 4853
287
9 Alarm 5458
289
11 Madness 7985
295
12 Dementedness 8689
297
15 Death 99102
301
16 Laziness 103106
303
18 Shame 113117
305
19 Dissimulation 118128
307
20 Recollection 129131
309
21 Speculation 132135
311
23 Understanding 140143
313
24 Contentment 144147
315
26 Impatience 151154
317
The Foundational Emotions pages 354394
354
Eligibility for Vaidhi Bhakti 1416
359
The Nature of Primary Love 38
365
Foundational Emotions 1216
385
Rasa of Companionable Devotion pages 468507
399
Enhancing Excitants 1823
401
Two Types of Peaceful Rasa 3842
407
Responses 4548
453
Three Stages 5659
467
Enhancing Excitants 5785
483
Rasa of Amorous Devotion pages 536546
536
Six States of Humorous Love 1427
551
Definition of the Rasa of Wonderful Devotion 1
561
Definition of the Rasa of Heroic Devotion 1
567
C Hero in Compassion 4754
579
Enhancing Excitants 4
585
Foundational Emotion 716
597
Definition of Rasa of Furious Devotion 1
605
Definition of the Rasa of Abhorrent Devotion 1
611
The Results of Various Combinations 114
619
Secondary Rasas as Principal Rasas 3641
627
The Semblances of Rasas pages 648661
648
Ordinary Dramas 42
659
Bibliography page 667670
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