Writings by Swami B.G. Narasingha

Questions and Answers on Baladeva Tattva

Aug 1 2012 - Krishna Talk 144
We assume that Balarama shouldn’t side with Duryodhana because Duryodhana was a demon. But Duryodhana wasn’t a demon. » more

Tad Visnoh Paramam Padam

Mar 28 2012 - Krishna Talk 139
We are under the watchful eye of the Supreme at all times – therefore there is no need for fear. » more

The Five Precepts of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu

Mar 7 2012 - Krishna Talk 138
There’s a proper way to cultivate Krsna Consciousness and there's a proper line. We have to understand what that is. » more

Srila Sarasvati Thakura’s Disappearance Day

Dec 14 2011 - Krishna Talk 135
The following is a lecture by Srila Narasingha Maharaja on the disappearance day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura. » more

Glorification of Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Oct 21 2011 - Krishna Talk 133
The following lecture was given by Srila Narasingha Maharaja on Srila Sridhara Maharaja’s appearance day in Vrndavana, 1993. » more

Sri Krsna Janmastami

Aug 19 2011 - Krishna Talk 130
Janmastami, the appearance day of Lord Krsna, is the eighth lunar day after the full moon. » more

Makara — Myth or Fact? Dinosaurs in Srimad Bhagavatam

Jul 10 2011 - Krishna Talk 127
Is the Makara a mythical creature or was it actually real? » more

Everything is by Mahaprabhu’s Grace

Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
Mar 16 2011 - Krishna Talk 123
This appearance day of Mahaprabhu is a good day to remember that everything comes by His grace. We should sincerely pray for His grace. » more

Dasa Gosvami and the Unique Position of Govardhana

Nov 6 2010 - Krishna Talk 115
Raghunatha Dasa realized that when Mahaprabhu gave him the Govardhana-sila He was telling him that his eternal place of residence was at Govardhana and that his service should be performed at Radha-kunda. » more

Srila Sridhara Maharaja and the Gem of All Conceptions

Oct 29 2010 - Krishna Talk 114
The following is a transcript of a class given by Srila Narasingha Maharaja on Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja’s appearance day in Vrndavana at Sri Sri Radha-Damodara Temple on 12th October 2009 » more

Mahaprabhu's Mudra

Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
Oct 19 2010 - Krishna Talk 113
If one approaches the Sri Murti of Sri Sri Gaura-Gadadhara one can see the right hand of Sriman Mahaprabhu in the specific pose (mudra) of nija-bhajana-mudram upadisam – instructing the mellows of His own pure devotional service. » more

Guru is One

Oct 2 2010 - Krishna Talk 112
The meaning of the phrase, ‘Guru is one’ is derived from the Sanskrit statement akhanda-guru-tattva. This means the undivided (akhanda) principle of the guru-tattva. This undivided guru-tattva manifests in three aspects, namely caitya-guru, diksa-guru, and siksa-guru respectively. » more

Heresy, Inquisition, Jihad, Fatwa and the Hare Krsnas

Jul 19 2010 - Krishna Talk 110
What do heresy, the Inquisition, jihad and fatwa have in common with some Hare Krsnas? » more

Sriya Suka

Jul 11 2010 - Krishna Talk 109
If you have been attending extensive hari-katha in recent years then you may have heard or read the story of Radha’s parrot generally known as Sriya Suka. » more

Faith confirms the Absolute

Feb 6 2010 - Krishna Talk 106
In his illumination on the eighth verse of Sri Upadesamrta, Srila Sridhara Maharaja discusses faith in relation to what faith is and what it is not. This is the Vedic process of learning. When you learn about something you must also understand what it is not. Take gold for example – when you learn... » more

Yamuna Bridge Construction

Jan 19 2010 - Krishna Talk 105
As many of you may already know, there is a very unsightly bypass bridge being built over the Yamuna River in Vrindavana in the area of Kesighat. This government undertaking is disturbing the beauty and sanctity of Kesighat. Furthermore it seems that the construction is actually illegal but the... » more

Radha-pada Darsana

Nov 6 2009 - Krishna Talk 96
This year, on October 31st, on the Sukla-paksa Trayodasi during the month of Karttika, devotees celebrated the day that Srimati Radharani dressed in Subala-vesa – the dress of the cowherd boy Subala. » more

The Literalist

Oct 30 2009 - Krishna Talk 95
A literal understanding of sastra, as it seems to be regarded in some sections of the greater Vaishnava community, is looked down upon as being neophyte or simply not intellectually satisfying. Some even consider the literal understanding of sastra to be the great enemy of progressive Krsna... » more

Modern Science and the Vedas

Oct 10 2009 - Krishna Talk 92
The Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded for the discovery of the antiproton, demostrated that matter exists as particles and antiparticles. According to one of the fundamental assumptions of the new theory, there may exist another world, or an anti-world, built up of anti-matter. » more

Who Ruled India?

Oct 3 2009 - Krishna Talk 91
“Who Ruled India?” is an interesting question. The history of rule in India goes back to great antiquity, back and back to the days of the Mahabharata (emperors such as Yudhisthira and Pariksit Maharaja) and before that to the days of the Ramayana when Sri Ramacandra sat on the throne of Ayodhya. » more