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Jaiva-dharma the essential function of the soul by Bhaktibinoda Ṭhakkura

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Published by Gauḍīya Vedānta Publications in Mathura .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementBhaktivinoda Ṭhākura ; translated under the guidance of Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Mahārāja.
LC ClassificationsBL1284.545 .T4313 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 1077 p. ;
Number of Pages1077
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20248861M
ISBN 1081867373G1

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The title of the book ‘Jaiva Dharma’ indicated that it deals with religion or the essential and natural characteristics of the individual souls. The human beings consist of soul which is pure ‘chit’ or spirit and a physical body of five elements viz. earth, water, fire, air and ether into which it is dissolved and a subtle body composed.   jaiva Dharma. Chapter 1. The Living Entities Eternal Religion and his Transitional Reli-gions. Duties. Jambudvipa is the worthiest planet in the solar system. Jaiva Dharma by Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja from Only Genuine .   Gaudiya Vedanta Publications is organizing a series of free online courses. The first one, focusing on Jaiva-dharma is scheduled to begin April 9, The facilitator will be the kind and.   Jaiva Dharma answers all these questions and a whole lot more. It is pure nectar from cover to cover. If there is any one book on spiritual knowledge you should own it is this one. Aspiring for service of my most beloved Srila Gurudeva Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaj, Srila Prabhupada and all the soft-hearted Vaisnavas! Subala Sakha dasa.