The Nectar of Devotion

The Complete Science of Bhakti-yoga

A summary study of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu

Dedication: TO THE SIX GOSVĀMĪS OF VṚNDĀVANA

Preface

Introduction

CHAPTER ONE: Characteristics of Pure Devotional Service

CHAPTER TWO: The First Stages of Devotion

CHAPTER THREE: Eligibility of the Candidate for Accepting Devotional Service

CHAPTER FOUR: Devotional Service Surpasses All Liberation

CHAPTER FIVE: The Purity of Devotional Service

CHAPTER SIX: How to Discharge Devotional Service

CHAPTER SEVEN: Evidence Regarding Devotional Principles

CHAPTER EIGHT: Offenses to Be Avoided

CHAPTER NINE: Further Consideration of Devotional Principles

CHAPTER TEN: Techniques of Hearing and Remembering

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Aspects of Transcendental Service

CHAPTER TWELVE: Further Aspects of Transcendental Service

CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Five Potent Forms of Devotional Service

CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Devotional Qualifications

CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Spontaneous Devotional Service

CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Spontaneous Devotion Further Described

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Ecstatic Love

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Character of One In Ecstatic Love

CHAPTER NINETEEN: Devotional Service In Pure Love of God

CHAPTER TWENTY: Transcendental Mellow

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: Qualities of Śrī Kṛṣṇa

CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: Qualities of Kṛṣṇa Further Explained

CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: Kṛṣṇa’s Personality

CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: Further Traits of Śrī Kṛṣṇa

CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: Devotees of Kṛṣṇa

CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: Stimulation for Ecstatic Love

CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN: Symptoms of Ecstatic Love

CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT: Existential Ecstatic Love

CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE: Expressions of Love for Kṛṣṇa

CHAPTER THIRTY: Further Features of Ecstatic Love for Kṛṣṇa

CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE: Additional Symptoms

CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO: Symptoms of Continuous Ecstasy

CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE: Indirect Expressions of Ecstatic Love

CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR: The Nectar of Devotion

CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE: Neutral Love of God

CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX: Transcendental Affection (Servitude)

CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN: Impetuses for Kṛṣṇa’s Service

CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT: Indifference and Separation

CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE: Ways of Meeting Kṛṣṇa

CHAPTER FORTY: Reverential Devotion of Sons and Other Subordinates

CHAPTER FORTY-ONE: Fraternal Devotion

CHAPTER FORTY-TWO: Fraternal Loving Affairs

CHAPTER FORTY-THREE: Parenthood

CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR: Devotional Service In Conjugal Love

CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE: Laughing Ecstasy

CHAPTER FORTY-SIX: Astonishment and Chivalry

CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN: Compassion and Anger

CHAPTER FORTY-EIGHT: Dread and Ghastliness

CHAPTER FORTY-NINE: Mixing of Rasas

CHAPTER FIFTY: Further Analysis of Mixed Rasas

CHAPTER FIFTY-ONE: Perverted Expression of Mellows

Concluding Words