To purchase books, please visit one of our Centres near you or contact us directly. The online Sri Chaitanya
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book excerpts, please see the links included alongside
the book descrptions a little futher down this page.
spoken books, we have several Spoken Books on an mp3 CDs and DVDs available at the Math.
download full books, complete with diacritics as printed, for private
reading by the devotees:
and Halo (300 K pdf file)
Guru and His Grace (1 MB pdf file)
Sri Prapanna-jivanamritam by Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami
Maharaj. The full, unabridged pdf/internet edition posted online for
download (right click, 'Save As Target...') (15 MB PDF file.) Scanned
and produced for Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math by the sincere service
of the Norwegian devotees.
Sri Prema Dhama Deva Stotram, revised and republished by Sripad
B.P. Janardan Maharaj and offered to the lotus hands of Srila Govinda
Maharaj for His Divine Grace's Sri Vyasa-Puja.
Available here in ready to print PDF format as consecutive
pages (250K) and as a separate file laid out, ready
to print as a booklet (160K).
Subjective Evolution of
Consciousness (620 K pdf file)
Golden Volcano of Divine Love, by Srila B.R. Sridhar Maharaj (2.3 MB pdf file)
Search for Sri Krishna, Reality the beautiful, by Srila B.R. Sridhar
Maharaj (800 K pdf file)
Guidance, by Srila B.S. Govinda Maharaj (600 K pdf file)
- Golden Reflections prepared in two forms by Kundalata Devi Dasi of Russia: as text webpages including a webpage of the scanned pictures; and as a full pdf scan of the entire printed book.
Benedictine Tree of Divine Aspiration, by Srila B.S. Govinda Maharaj
(400 K pdf file)
booklet of mantras used in Deity worship. (80K pdf file)
- Kirttan Guide 7th edition as a pdf download (3.9 MB) in response to the several devotees asking for an alternative to the iPad app released in early 2012.
Guide 4th Edition. Intended as a helpful guide to bhajans and prayers
commonly sung and chanted here at the Math.
Holy Name and The ten offences to be avoided sixth edition.
The pamphlet given out at the time of Harinama initiation: As
sequential pages (823K pdf file) and paginated ready
to print as a booklet on A4 size paper.
This same publication laid out and ready
to print in booklet form on US Letter size paper.
Santo Nombre y las diez ofensas que deben evitarse' the Spanish
edition of 'The Holy Name and The ten offences to be avoided.' As consecutive
pages (300 K pdf file) for ease to read on the screen, or laid
out ready to print (800 K pdf file) as a centre-stapled booklet.
other articles, transcriptions, etc.,
kindly see our texts archive page.
are brief descriptions of a selection of the many English books written
by and about our Founder Acharyya Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami
Maharaj and our President Acharyya Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami
Please also see our Book List for a fuller listing of English books and other
publications [in more than fifteen languages] that have been printed by
or for the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and its affiliated branches worldwide.
Sridhar Maharaj's books
Sri Prapanna Jivanamrtam
Positive and Progressive Immortality
Srila Sridhar Maharaj's Sanskrit devotional treatise on the subject
of Divine Surrender is "the nectar in the life of the surrendered
souls," and has become a standard text-book for devotees everywhere.
It is an essential scripture to be sung and cultivated as a daily
devotional function in the spiritual lives of the surrendered souls
engaged in their search for Sri Krishna.
[Hardbound: 262 Pages]
See what inspired Srila
Sridhar Maharaj to compose this book, and why Srila Govinda Maharaj
says, "This is the first book to read."
The Hidden Treasure of the Sweet Absolute
Srila Sridhar Maharaj's unique commentary and interpretation of
this classic is the key to the Path of Divine Love.
Includes Sanskrit Verse Index and Glossary.
[Hardbound: 374 Pages]
Search For Sri Krishna
Reality the Beautiful
A penetrating look into the Center of the Infinite. Explores the
levels of divine awareness, from Christian mysticism and Vedanta
to the devotional ecstasies of the Goswamis. Reveals the secrets
of transcendence through the medium of Divine Sound. A provocative
guide for your journey inward.
[Paperback: 164 Pages]
Read Two Chapters from
the first book by Srila Sridhar Maharaj to be published in the West.
Guru and His Grace
The Definitive Volume
Srila Sridhar Maharaj explains the universal conception of guru,
and shatters the mindless fanaticism of personality cults. He describes
both the traditional and modern conceptions of guru, how to recognize
a genuine guru, and explains the meanings of different mantras,
their importance, and their effects.
[Paperback: 174 Pages]
The Introduction to Sri
Guru and His Grace -- A 1934 essay by Srila Sridhar Maharaj.
The Preface -- A 1936 essay by
Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad.
Volcano of Divine Love
Mahaprabhu's Life and Precepts
In the agony of separation from Sri Krishna, volcanic eruptions
of ecstasy flow from the heart of Sri
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, and His teachings [Sikshastakam] flow
like streams of golden lava from His lips in this compelling narrative
biography. A penetrating exposition on the psychology of Divine
[Paperback: 188 Pages]
A Tragedy of Separation: the chapter
describing Mahaprabhu's sannyasa ceremony.
Search for the Lost Servant
The Lord's Urgent Campaign
Here we find that although the Lord is full in all respects, still
He feels pangs of separation for every one of us, and He appears
again and again to reclaim us -- to take us back home, back to Godhead.
As we are engaged in the Search for Sri Krishna, He is also engaged
in a Loving Search for His Lost Servants.
[Paperback: 118 Pages]
Read the Introduction to
the Loving Search for the Lost Servant.
Evolution of Consciousness
The Play of the Sweet Absolute
Srila Sridhar Maharaj compares the views of Descartes, Berkeley,
and Hegel in the West, to Buddha, Shankara, and Sri Chaitanya in
the East, and shows that consciousness is not a product of the world
[objective evolution], but that the world is a product of consciousness
[Hardbound: 178 Pages]
An Introduction to Inner Fulfillment
A thought-provoking booklet that serves as an introduction to genuine
spiritual life. Explains the special significance of human life
and makes the prospect of becoming joyfully immortal a reality;
a practical guide for living life more fully every day.
[Booklet: 32 Pages]
His Divine Pastimes and Precepts in Brief
A short biography of Srila Bhakti Rakshak Sridhar Maharaj, written
by Sripad B.A. Sagar Maharaj, it includes a 1985 interview, Srila
Guru Maharaj Remembers, and His Divine Grace's Last
Will and Testament.
[Paperback: 88 Pages]
Guardian of Devotion
Chronicle of a Transcendental Relationship
This little booklet shows the transcendental
relationship between Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj
Prabhupad, the Founder Acharya of ISKCON, Srila Sridhar Maharaj,
the Founder Acharya of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, and Srila
Govinda Maharaj, the President Acharya of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat
[Booklet: 32 Pages]
the full list of Srila Sridhar Maharaj's
Wonderful collection of Srila Govinda Maharaj's talks compiled into a systematic series to present the sweet, affectionate guidance given by the Lord, the stalwart Devotees and the Scriptures to bring us from the plane of suffering and mortality to the joyful, eternal world of service.
(Printed in India. Softbound. 294 pages, 4 illustrations.)
Srila B.S. Govinda Maharaj
concisely reveals how the Srimad-Bhagavatam is the essence
of all philosophy, and that one who tastes this essence will
never be attracted by any other spiritual conception. This
knowledge is our real property and is currently hidden within
our hearts, but it can be revealed through the process of
Produced by Srutasrava Prabhu of California, USA, Bhagavat
Darshan contains a personal and beautiful introduction by
a leading Italian disciple of the author, Krishna Kanta Devi
Dasi. (Printed in India. Hardbound. 64+xxii pages, 22 illustrations.)
Srila Govinda Maharaj reflects on the
early days of the Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and its founder,
Srila B.R. Sridhar Maharaj, on the 50th Anniversary of the founding
of the Math. Includes a chapter on the importance of Srila Sridhar
Maharaj's book, Sri Sri Prapanna Jivanamrtam, a chapter
with an explanation of the Math Logo,
and explains why the Math is considered such a special place.
[Paperback: 70 Pages]
Benedictine Tree of Divine Aspiration
Lectures, interviews, informal discussions,
and beautiful photographs taken from some of the many countries
visited by Srila Govinda Maharaj during his 1992/1993 World
[Paperback: 112 Pages]
Chapter 5 - Life's
Compiled from lectures and letters by
Srila Govinda Maharaj.
Includes glorification by the devotees, discourses by His
Divine Grace, and answers through letters.
the full list of Srila Govinda
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