пятница, 6 ноября 2015 г.

Charming Places

If you ever read "Shree Saubhagya-Lakshmi-Tantram" (I have a copy in Hindi) you should know that in one of the Chapters the favourite dwelling places of Shreemati Lakshmi-Devi are listed (and, by the way, afterwards - the favourite habitations of Alakshmi enumerated too). 

As for Krishna, most of all He loves to

"SHREE NARADA PANCARATRAM", English translation by Swami Vijnanananda, Parimal Sanskrit Series 36

UPDATE FROM 01-FEB-2018: I have added new enhanced scan of this Grantha (much better quality), you can find download links below and in the following post - http://vishnudut1926.blogspot.ru/2018/02/enhanced-scan-narada-pancharatram.html 

DOWNLOAD (English-Sanskrit, ENHANCED SCAN from 01-FEB-2018):

English annotation by Vishnudut1926: I fell in love with this Agama, as Tantra it is very simple, but very impressive! The Bhakti and Sadhana Khandas are truly fascinating!

The parlance of "Shree Narada-PanchaRatra" is rather simple and the appeal is definitely to common Bhakti folk (apart from more intellectual and highbrow Orthodox "Shree PanchaRatra", for example, "Shree Lakshmi-Tantra").

Sometimes "Shree Narada-PanchaRatra" is confused with "Shree Narada-Purana", because from one point "Shree Narada-Purana" gets very Tantric twist and becomes fully fledged Vaishnava-Shakti-Tantra.

But please don't confuse. Let's compare in brief, please see the following graph (backup on box, dropbox, minus, skydrive):