By Tamal Krishna Goswami,Graham M. Schweig

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhup?da (1896-1977), founding father of the Hare Krishna circulate, traced his lineage to the fifteenth-century Indian saint Sri Chaitanya. He authored greater than fifty volumes of English translation and commentaries on Sanskrit and Bengali texts, serving as a medium among those far away professionals and his smooth Western readership and utilizing his writings as blueprints for non secular swap and a revolution in attention. He needed to converse the language of a humans drastically disparate from the unique recipients of his tradition's scriptures with out compromising constancy to the tradition.

Tamal Krishna Goswami claims that the social clinical, philosophical, and 'insider' kinds of research formerly utilized have did not clarify the presence of a robust interpretative device-a mahavakya or 'great utterance'-that governs and pervades Prabhupada's 'living theology' of devotion on bhakti. For Prabhupada, the big variety of 'vedic' subject material is ruled by means of the axiomatic fact: Krishna is the very best character of Godhead.

Goswami's educational education on the collage of Cambridge, his thirty years' event as a practitioner and instructor, and his wide interactions with Prabhupada as either own secretary and managerial consultant, afforded him a different chance to appreciate and light up the theological contribution of Prabhupada. during this paintings, Goswami proves that the voice of the scholar-practitioner will be in detail attached along with his culture whereas maintaining a mature serious stance relative to his topic. A residing Theology of Krishna Bhakti incorporates a serious advent and end by means of Graham M. Schweig.

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