Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā

The Flowering Vine of Devotion to Lord Hari

by Sarasvati Thkura | 14,715 words

The book contains the essence on how devotees develop love of Krishna, and how they bring Krishna under control through their love....

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navadhā bhakti-bhāvena
    sarvadā bhavitātmanaām
yeṣāṃ punar viṣeṣeṇa
    jīvānāṃ hari-kīrtanam

navadhā—in nine ways; bhakti—of pure devotional service; bhāvena—with the state; sarvada—always; bhavitā—manifested; ātmanām—of the self; yeṣām—of whom; punaḥ—nevertheless; viṣeṣeṇa—specifically; jīvānām—life and soul; hari—of Lord Hari; kīrtanam—the glorification;

Although the devotees are constantly engaged in Lord Hari'sdevotional service in nine ways, the glorification of the Lord isespecially their life and soul.Note: the nine methods of devotional service are: hearing aboutthe Lord, chanting His glories, remembering Him, serving His lotus feet, worshipping Him, offering obeisances, serving, befriending Him, and surrendering everything to Him.


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