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A Living Theology of Krishna Bhakti: Essential Teachings of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Tamal Krishna Goswami and Graham M. Schweig

Abstract

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896–1977), founder of the Hare Krishna Movement, traced his lineage to the fifteenth-century Indian saint Sri Caitanya. He authored more than fifty volumes of English translation and commentaries on Sanskrit and Bengali texts, serving as a medium between these distant authorities and his modern Western readership and using his writings as blueprints for spiritual change and a revolution in consciousness. He had to speak the language of a people vastly disparate from the original recipients of his tradition's scriptures, without compromising fidelity to th ... More

Keywords: A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Hare Krishna Movement, Sri Caitanya, Sanskrit, Bengali, great utterance, living theology, bhakti, Godhead

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199796632
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796632.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tamal Krishna Goswami, author
University of Cambridge

Graham M. Schweig, editor
Christopher Newport University

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