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Latest Published Manuscript
Prema Bhakti Candrika
Author: Narottama Das Thakura
Year Published: 1724
Pages / Folios: 17
Prema Bhakti Candrika, “The Moonlight of Loving Devotional Service,” is a work in Bengali language, made of songs, poems, and prayers, composed by Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura around 400 years ago.
It is also known as Sri Rupanuga-Gita, since it is considered to contain in essence the main teachings of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, as expressed by Srila Rupa Gosvami.
Original Manuscript Location: Late Mohit Ray personal collection (Krishnanagar)