New Issue of Sri Krishna Kathamrita Magazine
Posted December 22, 2004
Lord Shiva, the Greatest Vaishnava, Part Two This latest issue of Sri Krishna Kathamrita Magazine edition continues from issue #7 by focusing on the topic of Lord Shiva, the greatest Vaishnava. It particularly examines Shiva's service and pastimes in the sacred land of Vrindavan. It contains more color pages, artwork and photos than any previous edition of Sri Krishna Kathamrita. The topics include:
- The Worship of Lord Shiva
Excerpts from Srila Jiva Goswami's "Bhakti-sandarbha"
- Questions about Lord Shiva
From the writings of Srila Thakur Bhaktivinode
- Lord Shiva, the Greatest Vaishnava, Part Two
More questions about Lord Shiva, with answers from the teachings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
- How Vishnu Gave His Names to the Gods
Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami, speaking from Srila Baladev Vidyabhusa's "Siddhanta Ratnam", describes how the names, "Shiva", "Brahma", "Indra", etc. are actually originally names of Lord Vishnu.
- Lord Shiva in Vraja
An extensive compilation of histories of the deities, sacred places, stories, and art work concerning Lord Shiva in the land of Krishna.
- Nandeshwar Mahadeva
The amazing story of how Shiva came to stay near Krishna's home in Nandagaon. Told by Sri Deena Bandhu Das.
- Shiva's Nama-Bhajan
Stories from various Puranas describing Lord Shiva's ecstatic chanting of Krishna's names.
- Mahaprabhu in the Mood of Shiva
Exploration of an esoteric pastime of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as given in various literatures including, "Sri Caitanya-caritamrta" by Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj, "Sri Caitanya-Bhagavata" by Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur, "Sri Caitanya-mangala" by Srila Lochan Das Thakur, "Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Mahakavya" by Srila Kavi Karnapur and "Sri Caitanya-carita" by Srila Murari Gupta.
- Kirtanas for Gopishwar Mahadeva
First time translations of traditional songs and prayers offered to the guardian of Vrindavan Dham.
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