Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sanatana’s dream

According to Sanatana’s nephew JivaGoswami, one night when Sanatana wasjust a boy, he dreamt that a brahmin cameand gave him a copy of the Sr imadBhagavatam. Early the next morning, thesame brahmin that he saw in his dream arr ived a t the i r hous e and gave him thePurana. From then on, Sanatana would readthat scripture every day. Later on, while hewas living at Ramakeli, he wrote a commentary, called Dashama Tippani, on thetenth skandha of the Bhagavatam. He alsowrote at this time a book called SadacharPaddhati, containing the daily rites and duties of the four castes.

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