Swami B.G. Narasingha

Srila Bhakti Gaurava Narasingha Maharaja first came in contact with his spiritual master, His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Svami Prabhupada in the summer of 1967 in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, but it was not until 1970 that he took hari-nama initiation from Srila Prabhupada in Los Angeles, thus becoming his duly initiated disciple. At his initiation ceremony, Maharaja received the name, Jagat-guru Dasa Brahmacari.

After his initiation, Narasingha Maharaja engaged himself in the process of studying Srila Prabhupada's books, sankirtana,and book distribution as his life and soul.

In 1971 Maharaja received mantra-diksa (gayatri initiation). In 1972 Maharaja was requested by Srila Prabhupada to go to Africa for preaching. After two years of preaching in East Africa, Maharaja went to South Africa and thereafter Maharaja went to North Africa, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Emirates preaching the message of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

Due to the many dangerous risks that Maharaja took on repeated occasions to serve Srila Prabhupada in Africa and muslim countries, Maharaja became known amongst Srila Prabhupada's disciples as a fearless preacher of Krsna consciousness.

In 1976 Maharaja traveled to Sridhama Mayapura, the birth site of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, where Srila Prabhupada awarded him the status of sannyasa and the title of Svami. In the year that followed Maharaja's taking sannyasa he was in close association with Srila Prabhupada in Mayapura, Hyderabad, Allahabad, and Vrndavana.

In the last days of Srila Prabhupada's manifest pastimes on the earth...

Articles

Can the Guru Make Mistakes?

May 30 2014 - Krishna Talk 181
There is a danger for the disciple if he considers the so-called mistakes of his guru to arise from the conditioning of the three modes of material nature. » more

Acaryas at Sri Sri Radha-Damodara Temple, Vrindavana

Jan 12 2014 - Krishna Talk 175
Contrary to the beliefs and speculations of some narrow-minded and unrealized persons, these statements are true to the smallest detail. » more

Rupanuga Bhajana

Dec 12 2013 - Krishna Talk 174
We have to conduct ourselves in such a way that naturally we can connect with that highest, purest spiritual conception from here. » more

Planets of Faith

Nov 14 2013 - Krishna Talk 172
Sraddha, faith proper, is the instrument to understand and to know the higher subjective realm. » more

Pilgrimage to Vrndavana-dhama

Oct 18 2013 - Krishna Talk 169
“Is my love for Krsna so great that He is bound to appear before my eyes?” Should we make Krsna the object of our eye-enjoyment? » more

The Post of Guru

Sep 28 2013 - Krishna Talk 166
It is not objective but subjective. The knowledge of the position of the guru descends from above. » more

The Unique Contributions of Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Aug 5 2013 - Krishna Talk 163
The glories of Srila Sridhara Maharaja are many and they are all deep like an ocean of transcendental nectar. » more

UFOs – Is Anyone Out There?

Apr 14 2013 - Krishna Talk 159
Have intelligent beings visited our planet before? Many people believe they have. » more

Mahaprabhu as Rasaraja-Mahabhava

Mar 26 2013 - Krishna Talk 158
On the basis of the identity if Sri Krsna Caitanya given in the sastra and sung by the acaryas, it is Sri Caitanya alone who is properly known as ‘Mahaprabhu.’ » more

The Case of Subhadra

Jan 9 2013 - Krishna Talk 154
"Is Subhadra Yogamaya?" The answer many of us have heard is "Yes" and rightfully so. But it is not as easy as all that. » more

Books

Bhagavad Gita - Sri Krsna's Illuminations on the Perfection of Yoga

Srimad Bhagavad Gita
The Anuvrtti commentary of Srila B.G. Narasingha Maharaja provides readers with a lucid explanation of this classical ancient Sanskrit text. Simple, yet profound, this unique edition of the Bhagavad-gita is a must for practitioners and seekers alike. » more

Audio

Gaura Purnima

Mar 22 2013 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
When Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu appeared about 520 years ago, the Holy Name also appeared with Him. Previously the Holy Name was hidden in the Vedas. Mahaprabhu has appeared along with His topmost devotee in one form. » more

Radhastami

Sep 8 2008 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
The worship of Krsna is not complete without the worship of His sakti, His energy, and Srimati Radharani is the principle energy. » more

Gadadhara Pandita Appearance Day

Apr 27 2006 - Audio
Govindaji Gardens
Gadadhara Pandita was born on Amavasya (the dark moon night). He represents the most submissive aspect of Srimati Radharani. Those with the divine eye consider Gadadhara Pandita to be the topmost devotee of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. » more

Video

Govardhana Puja 2005

Nov 2 2013 - Video
Govindaji Gardens
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The following is a class by Srila Bhakti Gaurava Narasingha Maharaja given in the occasion of Sri Govardhana Puja at Govindaji Gardens on November 3rd 2005. » more

Sri Narasimha Caturdasi 2006

May 4 2012 - Video
Govindaji Gardens
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Gaura Purnima 2003

Mar 10 2012 - Video
Govindaji Gardens
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The Following is a Class by Srila Narasingha Maharaja given at Govindaji Gardens on Gaura Purnima on 18th March 2003. » more