Literary Works of Narahari Chakravarti
Naraharis position in Vrindavan helped him to exhibit the legends and other particulars related to Vrindavan in his works. Followings are the works of Narahari Chakravarti:
Bhaktiratnakara: It is the most important and elaborate piece of work done by Narahari Chakravarti. The book shows the progress of Vaishnavism from Chaitanyas time to 17th century. Srinivasa, Narottama and Shyamananda have occupied an important mention in this book. The work is consisted of 18000 couplets or 36000 lines with considerable number of Sanskrit texts in support of his descriptions and quotes from Chaitanya Charitamrta and Chaitanya Bhagavata. Bhaktiratnakara is divided into 15 tarangas.
Narottama Vilasa: This work of 12 chapters deals with the life of Narottama. It was written after Bhaktiratnakara with better command over Bengali style and treatment of the subject. Narahari also gives an account of his life at the end of Narottama Vilasa. He speaks of his father's Guru Vishwanath Chakravarti at considerable length in this account.
Gauracharita Chintamani: It is a collection of lyrics devoted to the description of the incidents of Chaitanya's life.
Anuraga Valli: It is a historical work based on Vaishnavism.
Bahirmukha Prakasa: This work is a theological treatise.
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