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By Tamal Krishna Goswami,Graham M. Schweig

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhup?da (1896-1977), founding father of the Hare Krishna move, 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 specialists and his glossy Western readership and utilizing his writings as blueprints for religious swap and a revolution in realization. He needed to converse the language of a humans drastically disparate from the unique recipients of his tradition's scriptures with no compromising constancy to the tradition.

Tamal Krishna Goswami claims that the social clinical, philosophical, and 'insider' varieties 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 wide variety of 'vedic' subject material is ruled via the axiomatic fact: Krishna is the ultimate character of Godhead.

Goswami's educational education on the collage of Cambridge, his thirty years' event as a practitioner and instructor, and his large interactions with Prabhupada as either own secretary and managerial consultant, afforded him a distinct chance to appreciate and light up the theological contribution of Prabhupada. during this paintings, Goswami proves that the voice of the scholar-practitioner might be in detail attached together with his culture whereas maintaining a mature severe stance relative to his topic. A dwelling Theology of Krishna Bhakti contains a severe creation and end through Graham M. Schweig.

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