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Vaishnava Texts

Bhagavad-gita As It Is - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The Bhagavata - Bhaktivinode Thakkur

Brahma Samhita - Bhakitsiddhana Sarasvati

Kali Santarana Upanishad - (Vedas)

Sri Guru and His Grace - B.R. Sridhar Swami

Selected Excerpts from Srimad Bhagavatam - Trans. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Sri Caitanya Caritamrta (Selected Excerpts) -trans. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Yoga for the Modern Age -A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Chant and be Happy - The power of Mantra Meditation - A.C. Bhakivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Sri Chaitanya Bhagavat - by Vrindaban das Thakkur

Gaudiya Kanthahara

Jaiva-Dharma - By Bhaktivinoda Thakkur

Sri Brhad Bhagatamrtam - by Srila Sanatan Goswami

Life and Precepts of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu - by Srila Bhaktivinode Thakkur

The Vedanta: It's Morphology and Ontology - by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura

Sri Sri Ramananda by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura

Sri Sikastaka - by Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Sri Sri Prapanna-jivanamrtam
Life-Nectar of the Surrendered Souls
Positive and Progressive Immortality by Sri Srimad Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Goswami .

Apasampradayas link:

The Krsna Book, by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Karma and Reincarnation "Coming Back" by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Readings in Vedic Literature by Satsvarupa das Goswami



Florida Vedic College is proud to also have the:
G a u d i y a   V ed a n t a    L i b r a r y
the official library of Sri Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti


The following pages will offer you a wide range of Gaudiya Vaisnava -literature, especially titles published by Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja.

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The Library will publish heaps of new titles in the near future. Please submit your e-mail address in the box at the bottom of the page to receive an update notice as new titles are published online.


Bhakti Rasayana
This edition of Bhakti-rasayana, "The Nectar-tonic of Devotion", is Srila Narayana Maharaja's commentary on twenty-eight of the Bhakti-rasayana -verses, which are the very essence of the Tenth Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam. In gradation these verses glorify the devotion of the different classes of devotees in Vraja, culminating in the superlative bhakti of the vraja-gopis.

For the benefit of people in general, in his Bhakti-tattva-viveka Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has presented the grave and deep conceptions of Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu in the Bengali language in a straightforward and easily understandable manner. The present edition is an English translation of these four essays.

Srila Visvanatha Chakravarti Thakura has compiled a well-known summary of the Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu of Srila Rupa Goswami. This edition includes the sanskrit-commentary of Srila Chakravarti Thakura and the Bindu-vikasini-vrtti -commentary of Srila Narayana Maharaja.

Confidential Secrets of Bhajana
This book is compiled from the lectures of Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja, which were given during the Karttika of 1996 in Vrindavana on the Bhajana-rahasya of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.

Going Beyond Vaikuntha
A collection of lectures which were given by Srila Narayana Maharaja on the Brhat-bhagavatamrta of Srila Sanatana Gosvami, describing the transcendental adventure of Gopa Kumara through the different stages of devotion, leading to the ultimate fulfilment of his heart's desire for Vraja-prema.

Happiness in a Fool's Paradise
Inventions and the advancement of material science are bringing the different parts of the world much closer to each other. Unfortunately, they are also creating many problems. The main problem is that love and affection is disappearing.

Hari Kathamrta Vol.1
Hari-katha is the life-giving elixire for anyone on the path of devotion. This book is a compilation of sweet Hari-katha given by Srila Narayana Maharaja in the Kesavaji Gaudiya Matha in Mathura.

Hari Kathamrta Vol.2
The second volume of Hari-katha, translated from the Hindi and Bengali lectures of Srila Narayana Maharaja, is another exquisite selection of lectures filled with the deep siddhanta of Gaudiya Vaisnavism.

My Siksa Guru and Priya Bandhu
Remembrances of His Divine Grace Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, as compiled from selected interviews, lectures and writings by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja.

Sri Gaudiya Stava Stotram
These exquisite Sanskrit and Bengali compositions are expressions of the beautiful pure devotion which resides within the hearts of the greatest Vaisnava-acaryas. This songbook will certainly prove to be very useful for all sincere sadhakas.

Sri Manah Siksa
Sri Manah Siksa includes thirteen verses by Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami in which Dasa Gosvami instructs his mind in the process of bhajana. The present edition includes the commentary of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura as well as an elaboration on select points by Srila Narayana Maharaja.

Sri Prabandhavali
Observing the festival days outlined in the Vaisnava calendar is an important aspect of devotional practice.This book is a compilation of lectures given by Srila Narayana Maharaja on the appearance- and disappearance days of Sri Bhagavan and the great Gaudiya Vaisnava-acaryas.

Sri Siksastakam
The present edition of Sri Siksastakam includes the original eight instructions of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu with the commentaries of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, and Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja.

Sri Stavamrta-lahari
This book includes 16 astakams from the Sri Stavamrta-lahari. The Stavamrta-lahari is a beautiful collection of poems and prayers by Srila Chakravarti Thakura. A careful student is sure to discover a sweet drop from the current of prema flowing in the inner chambers of his heart.

Sri Upadesamrta
For the benefit of all living beings, Srila Rupa Gosvami churned the ocean of Sriman Mahaprabhu's instructions and extracted the essence in the form of the Sri Upadesamrta. The present edition includes the commentaries of Radha-ramana Gosvami, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura.

Sri Vilapa Kusumanjali -nectar
Sri Vilapa Kusumanjali is an elevated composition of one-hundred and eight verses written by Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami. This book contains nine insightful lectures by Srila Narayana Maharaja on Vilapa-Kusumanjali.

Stava-mala is a collection of beautiful prayers by Srila Rupa Gosvami. This edition contains excerpts from the Stava-mala, as translated from the Hindi edition of Srila Narayana Maharaja.

The Butter Thief
"Why have You come here? Did You come to steal butter?" "No, no, mother, I was searching for my calf. I was playing with him today, and and he ran away. So I followed him, and he jumped in this pot." "Oh, Your calf has jumped in this pot, has he?" "Yes, mother."

The Essence of Bhagavad-gita
This is a summary work examining the man-mana bhava-verse, the essence of the Bhagavad-gita. This publication offers vivid illustrations of the practical application of this verse with many pastimes of Krishna and of great saintly predecessors.

The Nectar of Govinda-lila
The Nectar of Govinda-lila includes an extensive commentary on the man-mana bhava -verse, the jewel of the Bhagavad-gita. You'll also find two chapters discussing Basanta Pancami and Nisanta-bhajana.

To Be Controlled by Love
There is a place where being controlled is so lovely and full of affection that it makes us really happy. This control with love begins with service to Gurudeva. Even Krishna wants to be controlled by His friends' love and affection for Him.

This edition of Venu-gita is the beautiful commentary of Srila Narayana Maharaja on the 21st chapter of the 10th Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, entitled Venu-gita, "The Song of Krishna's flute", which is spoken by the cowherd damsels of Vraja in their deep emotional turmoil upon hearing the sound of Sri Krishna's flute.

This telling of the Ramayana story was adopted by Larry Tominberg for classroom use...

The Temple President by Swami B.A. Paramadvaiti
A guide for all who care about spiritual community life Zip-file (New: Zip-file includes the HTML version; ca 110 kb)

Our Family - The Gaudiya Math by Swami B.A. Paramadvaiti
A study of the expansion of Gaudiya Vaisnavism and the many branches developing around the Gaudiya Math. Zip-file (New: Only the Zip-file includes the final version as a Word document; ca. 80 kb)

Vaishnava Ecology by Swami B.A. Paramadvaiti



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