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  • A Treasure Trove of Vaishnava Literature

    The library is home to the collection of  thousands of works, including the personal diary of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, some original handwritten articles by Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, and a 200-page songbook handwritten by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.

  • Hari Sauri Retires, Bhaktivedanta Research Centre Continues

    Hari Sauri, well-known for his Transcendental Diary book series about his time as Srila Prabhupada’s personal servant, served with the BRC since its inception in June 2009. From the beginning he was instrumental in its work collecting and preserving important historical documents of ISKCON’s Gaudiya Vaishnava lineage, according to Srila Prabhupada’s instructions. 

  • Bhaktivedanta Research Centre Acquires Manuscripts From Advaita Acharya’s Line

    The Bhaktivedanta Research Centre in Kolkata has added some new treasures to its vast library of over 15,000 works that includes many important and rare works by Vaishnava acharyas. Amongst the recent acquisitions are seven hand-written manuscripts donated by Sri Sanjay Goswami of Vrindavan, a 14th generation descendent from Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s intimate associate Sri Advaita Acharya.

  • President of India Lays Foundation Stone of Lord Caitanya Museum

    The museum will have artifacts, books, scriptures, manuscripts, letters, personal belongings of Lord Chaitanya and His associates.

  • BRC Acquires Ancient Documents from Bhaktivinode Birthplace
    The library of ISKCON’s Bhaktivedanta Research Centre (BRC) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India has been acquiring rare and precious Gaudiya Vaishnava works since it opened in June 2009. And this year it added one of its most exciting acquisitions yet to its existing library of 15,000 works.
  • Bhaktivedanta Research Centre Expands Library to 15,000 Works
    The library catalog of the Bhaktivedanta Research Centre (BRC) in Kolkata, India—which opened in June 2009 and aims to be an easily accessible resource of all Gaudiya Vaishnava literature—has expanded from 3,500 titles in October 2010 to an amazing 15,000 works today.
  • Bhaktivedanta Research Centre Saves Rare Literary Treasures
    The BRC is preserving many rare and out of print treasures, including a copy of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati's personal diary, and a handwritten copy of the Madhya lila of Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita dating back almost 400 years.
  • New Service Opportunity: Head Librarian

    The Bhaktivedanta Research Centre (BRC) situated at 110A Motilal Nehru Road, Kolkata 700029 is seeking a creative and enthusiastic librarian. The successful applicant should ideally hold an MLS or B. Lib. Sci or have on-site experience of information management and be able and willing to lead a variety of services in the development of the BRC library.