The Bhaktirasamrtasindhu of Rupa Gosvamin (2vol in 1)

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Bhakti or devotional love is the weay of directly encountering the rasa in human experience. A glimpse of the rasa accomplished is available in the encounter of Uddhava and the Gopis. To logically establish the path of rasa was the endeavour of the thinkers of vrndavan at the 16th century intellectual and cultural centre of the Vraja region. Sri Rupa Goswami, a direct disciple of Lord Sri chaitanya Mahaprabhu, was a shining member of the six Goswamis. The human consciousness could reach the ocean of rasa through Sri Rupa Goswami's unique "Sri Bhaktirasamrtasindhu" If there is an experience to be express and meaningful, it has to be guided by a grammar or a Sastra. The famous trilogy of Bhaktirasamritasindhu, UIjvalanilamani and Natakachandrika of Srila Rupa Goswami provided for the first time a total sastra of Bhaktirasa. It is felt that this book be made available to the english world as well. The present edition includes the original Sanskrit and the translation explaining the intricate points of the text.

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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....Haberman's translation is fluid and free from error.......sanskrit text is on the left hand page and the translation is on the right. This is of great help to sanskritists great interest to graduate students & scholars without expertise in sanskrit as well as to scholars with general interests in Indian aesthetics, aesthetic theory and devotional practice. --- Religious studies Review Vol. 30, No. 2,3, April/July 2004

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Book Description Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/MLBD, New Delhi, India, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Bhakti or devotional love is the way of directly encountering the rasa in human )experience. The aesthetic experience of rasa which is available to human beings was somehow not fully manifested and established from the 'intellectual' point of view. A glimpse of the rasa accomplished is available in the encounter of Uddhava and gopis. Humans by nature are rational and logical beings. They prefer logical conclusions which have universal applicability. To logically establish the path of rasa was the endeavour of the seekers and thinkers of V?ndavana, which emerged as the seventeenth century intellectual, cultural and spiritual centre of the Vraja region. Sri Rupa Gosvamin, a direct disciple of Sri Caitanya, was a shining member of the team of six Gosvamins. For him the emotionally experienced bhaktiprema-rasa is equally knowable and communicable. The human consciousness could reach the ocean of rasa through Sri Bhaktirasam?tasindhu. If there is an experience, it can be expressed and for an expression to be meaningful it has to be guided by a "grammar" or a Sastra. The famous trilogy of Bhaktirasam?tasindhu, Ujjvalanilama?i and Niitakacandrikia of Sri Rupa Gosvamin provided for the first time a total Sastra of bhaktirasa.It is felt that the Bhaktirasam?tasindhu be made available to the English-knowing world as well. David Haberman has fulfilled this need by undertaking the stupendous task of translating this definitive text on bhakti rasa into English. The present edition includes the original Sanskrit in Devanagar1, Haberman's translation and exegetical notes explaining all the intricate points of the text. An exhaustive table of contents and elaborate introduction, glossary and bibliography have greatly enhanced the value of the edition.Printed Pages: 744. Seller Inventory # 101665

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