Bhakti or devotion to God is one of the most essential aspects of spiritual practice. There are two standard works on bhakti: The Sandilya Bhakti Sutras and the Narada Bhakti Sutras. The former deals with the philosophy behind the practice of bhakti whereas the latter deals with its practical aspects. This booklet is a companion volume to the Narada Bhakti Sutras-A Study published earlier in February 1193. it can serve as an introduction to the study of the original sutras.
Those of the readers interested in a more detailed study of the same may please go through my work Sandilya Bhakti Sutras with Svapnesvara Bhasya (translated with annotations) published by the University of Mysore.
|The Doctrine of Bhakti was not imported||5|
|Its Vedic Origin||8|
|The Bhagavata Religion||10|
|The Sutras of Narada and Sandilya||12|
|Sandilya, the Sutrakara||16|
|Svapnesvara, the Bhasyakara||21|
|The Philosophy of Sandilya Bhakti Sutras||26|