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By Ravi M, Dr Gupta

In the 16th century, the saint and pupil Sri Caitanya set in movement a wave of devotion to Krishna that begun in japanese India and has now discovered its method worldwide. Caitanya taught that the top goal of existence is to boost selfless love for God Krishna, the blue-hued cowherd boy who spoke the Bhagavad Gita. even supposing just a handful of poetry is attributed to Caitanya, his devotional theology used to be expounded and systematized by way of his fans in an enormous array of poetical, philosophical, and formality literature.

This booklet presents a thematic research of Caitanya Vaishnava philosophy, introducing key thinkers and concepts within the early culture, utilizing Sanskrit and Bengali assets that experience seldom been studied in English. The booklet addresses significant parts of the culture, together with epistemology, ontology, aesthetics, ethics, and heritage, and each bankruptcy contains suitable readings from basic sources.

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