We cannot be happy without satisfying our fundamental desire to love. Discover all the intricacies of spiritual love, bhakti in this devotional classic.
This is a summary study of Bhakti-rasamrita-sindhu, the Vaishnava classic written by Rupa Goswami that analyzes the various stages of bhakti (devotion) as a methodical practice resulting in love of God.
Rupa Goswami uses a metaphor comparing an ocean (sindhu) to a devotional relationship with God.
The title of the book conveys that loving relationships are enjoyable like sweet nectar and deep like an ocean. However, devotion is truly only meant for the supreme beloved, Krishna. The chapters in the book such as the first stages of devotion, the purity of devotional service, eligibility of a candidate for accepting devotional services helps the reader to understand systematically the intricacies of devotional service.
Srila Prabhupada has written this summary study to show the essential understanding of the practices and ideals of Krishna consciousness, and to introduce the Western world to the beauty of devotional concepts.
The spiritually thirsty can develop their relationship with Krishna by drinking from the unlimited reservoir of The Nectar of Devotion. Drink deeply.