Bhakti Ratnavali contains devotional elements of the Srimad-Bhagwatam Purana, compiled by Sage Vyasa. The Bhagawatam is the most revered Hindu religious scripture and has been translated into several Indian languages. The Bhakti Ratnavali was translated from its original Sanskritised version, compiled by Sage Vishnupuri, into Assamese by Sri Madhabdeva.
This work by Pranabananda Pathak, remains the author's second attempt at translating verses of the Bhakti cult from regional Assamese into English, the first being Naam Ghosha: Hymns to the Blessed Lord. It has been very well received all over Assam and amongst the Assamese people all over the world.