Madhurya Kadambini is the work of Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura, one of the greatest Gaudiya Vaisnava Acaryas. This writing provides scientific analysis of the various stages through which a practicing bhakti-yogi advances. The stages are eloquently described through 8 showers (chapters) offering students an understanding of the symptoms that manifest on the bhakti path and how to skillfully address each one