Introduction and Contents

His Divine Grace

Srila Gour Govinda Swami

Acarya Thakura

Devotional Life History

Selected Chapters From the Biography
of His Divine Grace Srila Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja
One Who is Embraced by Krsna

Volume 1, 1929-1978

Published by Tattva-Vicar Publications, Australia
Compiled by Nimai Pandit dasa, a senior disciple of His Divine Grace Srila Gour Govinda Swami.
Second Volume of this biography will be available through Tattva-Vicar Publications, shortly.
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Krsna Lingita Vigraha Krsna Lingita Vigraha
Dedication Dedication: Krsnalingita-Vigraha
Forward Forward : Krsnalingita-Vigraha
Chapter 1 Gadai Giri – A Village of Devotees
Chapter 2 The Custodians of the Gopala Jiu Temple – Gadai Giri
Chapter 3 The Holy Appearance of HDG Srila Gour Govinda Swami
Chapter 4
Early Life
Chapter 5 The Move to Gadai Giri
Chapter 6 Bauribandhu Giri
Chapter 7 Early Teaching Years
Chapter 8 Marriage & Family Life
Chapter 9 1973, Preaching is Greater Than Material Life
Chapter 10 Sri Krsna, Sannyasa & Brajabandhu
Chapter 11 Rama-navami 1974
Chapter 12 The Vanaprastha-asram
Chapter 13 Haridwar, Hrsikesha and the Yogis
Chapter 14 Srila Gour Gopalananda Meets HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada
Chapter 15 Sunday 15th September, 1974 at Midday
Chapter 16 Gour Gopalananda Dasa and ISKCON
Chapter 17 The Glories of Sri Bhubaneswar Dham
Chapter 18 Vaisnava Ksetra – Bhubaneswar Dham
Chapter 19 The First Visit Back to Bhubaneswar
Chapter 20 Sannyasi Thakura
Chapter 21 Depend on Sri Krsna
Chapter 22 On the Land in Bhubaneswar
Chapter 23 The Arrival of the First Devotees
Chapter 24 A Temple in Bhubaneswar, Just Like the Jagannatha Puri Temple
Chapter 25 The Kumbha-mela
Chapter 26 Srila Prabhupada in Bhubaneswar Part I
Chapter 27 In Puri with Srila Prabhupada
Chapter 28 Srila Prabhupada in Bhubaneswar, Part II
Chapter 29 Srila Gour Govinda Maharaja – An Exalted Personality
Chapter 30 Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai Come to Bhubaneswar
Chapter 31 Srila Gour Govinda Swami – A Special Personality
Chapter 32 The Hidden Acarya – Gupta-Acarya
Appendix At Lord Siva’s Invitation


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