Jaiva dharma - narration
Here are the first 25 chapters of Jaiva-dharma. This text was written by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura, translated by Śrīman Sarvabhāvana dāsa.
The spiritual novel by Bhaktivinoda Thakura Jaiva dharma reveals the ultimate development of the path of pure devotion. Jaiva Dharma gives an unprecedented and poignant analysis of many vital topics, such as, bhagavata tattva, the truth regarding Sri Bhagavan, jiva tattva, the truth regarding the jivas, sakti tattva, the truth regarding Bhagavans potencies, the conditioned and liberated states of the jivas, a comparative study of the nature of karma, jnana and bhakti, regulated and spontaneous devotional service, vaidhi and raganuga bhakti and the ultimate goal or perfection.