Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Gods > Krishna > Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna
Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna
Description

Foreword

It pleases me immensely to know that Devi Vanamali, the author of this admirable book on the life of Bhagavan (Lord) Sri Krishna, wants me to write a few words by way of an introductory appreciation and suggestion. I have gone through this book carefully and my first impression after reading it was that this is the first attempt perhaps ever made by a scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation. What charmed me especially was the perspicacious and deeply touching style and expression in which the whole story is told so beautifully and so comprehensively.

Usually, devotees of Lord Sri Krishna confine their attention to the childhood and boyhood days of Krishna in Gokula, Vrindavana, and Mathura and even if they are a little more extended, the writings generally add only the events in Dwaraka, of Sri Krishna's regime and His social greatness as delineated in the Shrimad Bhagavatha Mahapurana.

Very few pay sufficient attention to the wonderful deeds of the towering Krishna of the Mahabharata, without which facet of His life the great story would remain incomplete. It is delightful to observe that Mata Devi Vanamali has not omitted any salient feature and has managed to press into her book the essentials of the story as we have in both the Shrimad Bhagavatha and the Mahabharata.

The divine play of the child in Vrindavana, the serious posture of a mature potentate in Dwaraka, and the transcendent power exhibited in the Mahabharata constitute the three sections in the book of Sri Krishna's life. The author of this book is not merely a devotee in the ordinary sense of the term, but one who has endeavoured to saturate her very life with Krishna bhakti, due to which speciality in her, the work glows with a fervour of spirit and a radiance of clarity in presentation. A book written by a seeker who veritably lives in the presence of the Lord will no doubt have the magnetic influence it will obviously exert on every reader of this divine saga, this chronicle of God come fully in visible form.

A reading of the life of Sri Krishna will not only be a rewarding treat, as an enchanting vision of the deeds of the Divine Superman, but also charge the reader's personality with an energy and vigour not to be had on this earth.

May works of this kind see the light of day in more and more numbers, for the blessing of all humankind.

Swami Krishnananda

General Secretary
Divine Life Society
Rishikesh, India

Back Of Book


"Till My advent O Uddhava, a dip in the Ganga was supposed to eradicate all sins, but now a dip in the holy story of My Life is enough to cleanse the sins of a thousand life-times. He who listens to the story of My Life sanctifies himself."

Lord Krishna in the Sreemad Bhagvatha Purana


"I know of no Reality other than Lord Krishna, whose face is as radiant as the full moon, whose colour is that of the fully laden rain cloud, whose eyes are large and lustrous as the petals of a lotus, whose lips are red as the bimba berry, whose hands are adorned with the flute, and who is clad in resplendent garments."

Madhusudana Saraswathi


"This is the first attempt perhaps ever made by scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation!"

Swami Krishnanadaji Maharaj
'Divine Life Society', Rishikesh
 

 
CONTENTS
 
  Benediction viii
  Foreword ix
  Introduction xv
 
BOOK ONE
BALA-LILA-THE PLAY OF THE CHILD
 
1. The Advent 3
2. The Birth of the Unborn 13
3. The Divine Infant 19
4. The Butter Thief 28
5. Bondage of the Boundless 36
6. Brahma Bemused 45
7. The Enchanting Flute 57
8. Krishna Lifts the Mountain 66
9. The Divine Lover 71
10. The Lord of Vraja 82
 
BOOK TWO
RAJA-LILA-THE ROYAL GAME
 
11. The Prophecy Fulfilled 93
12. Uddhava at Gokula 102
13. Lord of Dwaraka 113
14. Abduction of Rukmini 125
15. The Cursed Gem 135
16. The Pandavas 143
17. The Divine Husband 155
18. The Sons of Krishna 164
19. The Divine Ruler 173
20. The Rajasuya Sacrifice 183
 
BOOK THREE
UTTAMA-LILA-THE GAME SUPREME
 
21. The Gambling Match 201
22. The Exile 212
23. The Lord as Ambassador 227
24. Declaration of War 245
25. Srimad Bhagavad Gita 262
26. The Mahabharata War 278
27. The End of the War 293
28. The Advice of Bhishma 314
29. The Story of Sudama 329
30. Dharma Rules Supreme 339
31. The Curse of the Sages 352
32. Advice to Uddhava 363
33. The Death of the Deathless 375
  Epilogue-Lila-the Cosmic Play 388
  List of Mantras with Meanings 392
  List of Characters 395
  Glossary 405

Sample Pages

















Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna

Item Code:
IDJ094
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2010
ISBN:
9788190286923
Language:
English
Size:
8.5" X 6.1"
Pages:
414 (6 Colored Illustrations)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 680 gms
Price:
$40.00   Shipping Free
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 38455 times since 1st Oct, 2019

Foreword

It pleases me immensely to know that Devi Vanamali, the author of this admirable book on the life of Bhagavan (Lord) Sri Krishna, wants me to write a few words by way of an introductory appreciation and suggestion. I have gone through this book carefully and my first impression after reading it was that this is the first attempt perhaps ever made by a scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation. What charmed me especially was the perspicacious and deeply touching style and expression in which the whole story is told so beautifully and so comprehensively.

Usually, devotees of Lord Sri Krishna confine their attention to the childhood and boyhood days of Krishna in Gokula, Vrindavana, and Mathura and even if they are a little more extended, the writings generally add only the events in Dwaraka, of Sri Krishna's regime and His social greatness as delineated in the Shrimad Bhagavatha Mahapurana.

Very few pay sufficient attention to the wonderful deeds of the towering Krishna of the Mahabharata, without which facet of His life the great story would remain incomplete. It is delightful to observe that Mata Devi Vanamali has not omitted any salient feature and has managed to press into her book the essentials of the story as we have in both the Shrimad Bhagavatha and the Mahabharata.

The divine play of the child in Vrindavana, the serious posture of a mature potentate in Dwaraka, and the transcendent power exhibited in the Mahabharata constitute the three sections in the book of Sri Krishna's life. The author of this book is not merely a devotee in the ordinary sense of the term, but one who has endeavoured to saturate her very life with Krishna bhakti, due to which speciality in her, the work glows with a fervour of spirit and a radiance of clarity in presentation. A book written by a seeker who veritably lives in the presence of the Lord will no doubt have the magnetic influence it will obviously exert on every reader of this divine saga, this chronicle of God come fully in visible form.

A reading of the life of Sri Krishna will not only be a rewarding treat, as an enchanting vision of the deeds of the Divine Superman, but also charge the reader's personality with an energy and vigour not to be had on this earth.

May works of this kind see the light of day in more and more numbers, for the blessing of all humankind.

Swami Krishnananda

General Secretary
Divine Life Society
Rishikesh, India

Back Of Book


"Till My advent O Uddhava, a dip in the Ganga was supposed to eradicate all sins, but now a dip in the holy story of My Life is enough to cleanse the sins of a thousand life-times. He who listens to the story of My Life sanctifies himself."

Lord Krishna in the Sreemad Bhagvatha Purana


"I know of no Reality other than Lord Krishna, whose face is as radiant as the full moon, whose colour is that of the fully laden rain cloud, whose eyes are large and lustrous as the petals of a lotus, whose lips are red as the bimba berry, whose hands are adorned with the flute, and who is clad in resplendent garments."

Madhusudana Saraswathi


"This is the first attempt perhaps ever made by scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation!"

Swami Krishnanadaji Maharaj
'Divine Life Society', Rishikesh
 

 
CONTENTS
 
  Benediction viii
  Foreword ix
  Introduction xv
 
BOOK ONE
BALA-LILA-THE PLAY OF THE CHILD
 
1. The Advent 3
2. The Birth of the Unborn 13
3. The Divine Infant 19
4. The Butter Thief 28
5. Bondage of the Boundless 36
6. Brahma Bemused 45
7. The Enchanting Flute 57
8. Krishna Lifts the Mountain 66
9. The Divine Lover 71
10. The Lord of Vraja 82
 
BOOK TWO
RAJA-LILA-THE ROYAL GAME
 
11. The Prophecy Fulfilled 93
12. Uddhava at Gokula 102
13. Lord of Dwaraka 113
14. Abduction of Rukmini 125
15. The Cursed Gem 135
16. The Pandavas 143
17. The Divine Husband 155
18. The Sons of Krishna 164
19. The Divine Ruler 173
20. The Rajasuya Sacrifice 183
 
BOOK THREE
UTTAMA-LILA-THE GAME SUPREME
 
21. The Gambling Match 201
22. The Exile 212
23. The Lord as Ambassador 227
24. Declaration of War 245
25. Srimad Bhagavad Gita 262
26. The Mahabharata War 278
27. The End of the War 293
28. The Advice of Bhishma 314
29. The Story of Sudama 329
30. Dharma Rules Supreme 339
31. The Curse of the Sages 352
32. Advice to Uddhava 363
33. The Death of the Deathless 375
  Epilogue-Lila-the Cosmic Play 388
  List of Mantras with Meanings 392
  List of Characters 395
  Glossary 405

Sample Pages

















Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna (Hindu | Books)

Shri Krishna Leela (Spectacles and Miracles of Lord Krishna)
by Dr. Mahendra Mittal
Paperback (Edition: 2018)
Manoj Publications, Delhi
Item Code: NAM836
$24.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
KRISHNA LEELA (The Impact of Shri Krishna on Bharat's Spiritual Culture)
Deal 20% Off
by Mani Sahukar
Paperback (Edition: 1985)
Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD856
$8.50$6.80
You save: $1.70 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Krishna Leela
Item Code: IDK214
$19.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hinduism Quiz – The Krishna Leela
Deal 20% Off
by S.P. Singh
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
Dreamland Publications
Item Code: IHL161
$11.00$8.80
You save: $2.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Lord Krishna: His Lilas and Teachings
by Swami Sivananda
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
The Divine Life Society
Item Code: IHL482
$18.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shri Radharaman Gita - Nitya Lila
by Vaisnavacharya Chandan Goswami
PAPERBACK (Edition: 2019)
Radha Raman
Item Code: NAU924
$19.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Damodar Lila
Item Code: NAU912
$13.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thanks Exotic India, I just received a set of two volume books: Brahmasutra Catuhsutri Sankara Bhasyam
I Gede Tunas
You guys are beyond amazing. The books you provide not many places have and I for one am so thankful to have found you.
Lulian, UK
This is my first purchase from Exotic India and its really good to have such store with online buying option. Thanks, looking ahead to purchase many more such exotic product from you.
Probir, UAE
I received the kaftan today via FedEx. Your care in sending the order, packaging and methods, are exquisite. You have dressed my body in comfort and fashion for my constrained quarantine in the several kaftans ordered in the last 6 months. And I gifted my sister with one of the orders. So pleased to have made a connection with you.
EB Cuya FIGG, USA
Thank you for your wonderful service and amazing book selection. We are long time customers and have never been disappointed by your great store. Thank you and we will continue to shop at your store
Michael, USA
I am extremely happy with the two I have already received!
Robert, UK
I have just received the top and it is beautiful 
Parvathi, Malaysia
I received ordered books in perfect condition. Thank You!
Vladimirs, Sweden
You offer the best services for books, which normally others cannot provide.
Dr. Lagdhir, India
A wonderful and amazing company...Exotic India.
Scott, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2021 © Exotic India