Writings: Siddhanta

Vaishnava Seva

Sep 8 2022 - Krishna Talk 243
Vaishnavas might be householders or renunciants, but in vaiṣhṇava-seva, it is not merely the devotee’s ashrama that commands respect. Rather, gradation among Vaiṣhṇavas is gauged according to their advancement in bhakti. » more

The Ten Offences to the Holy Name of Kṛṣṇa

Sep 7 2022 - Krishna Talk 242
For the holy name to take effect, in the Garuḍa Purāṇa, ten offences to the holy name are listed that must be avoided. One should simply avoid them. It is not difficult. One or two take a little more practice than the others. The last one is the biggest hangup. The first one is the worst of all,... » more

Virāṭ-rūpa — The Universal Form

Jul 15 2022 - Article
In this article we shall learn more about the ontology of the virāṭ-rūpa as a non-eternal material form superimposed on the spiritual form of the Lord, the subjective nature of the vision of virāṭ, and the special type of divine eyes (divya cakṣu) required to view it, the nature of worship of the... » more

The Resolve of Mahaprabhu's Devotees

Apr 18 2022 - Krishna Talk 240
Through Mahāprabhu one can understand everything — what we are, who we are, where we come from, and what is the purpose of our existence? All fulfillment of the soul can be achieved at the Lotus feet of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. This is the bold proclamation of His devotees. » more

Initiation and Beyond

Feb 5 2022 - Krishna Talk 239
Initiation is a noble prospect that you are put in connection with. But so much will have to come from our side, the disciple, in order to progress. » more

The Legacy

Oct 12 2021 - Krishna Talk 238
Śrīla Prabhupāda has written that, “Satisfaction of the self realized spiritual master is the secret of success in spiritual life.” In essence, this refers to service that is known to be what the spiritual master desires, wherever and whenever it is performed. » more

Initiation into Spritual Life

Oct 4 2021 - Krishna Talk 237
The good preceptor although he appears to belong to this world is not really of this world. No one who belongs to this world can deliver us from worldliness. The good preceptor is a denizen of the spiritual world who has been enabled by the will of God to appear in this world in order to enable us... » more

Systematic Knowledge & Real Progress

Vyasadeva
Sep 25 2021 - Krishna Talk 236
Progress means to leave the former position, and go forward. But only the one who is hopeful of a bright future, should leave the former position and advance. Those of doubtful mentality, suspicious mentality, it is better for them to stick to the former position, which is their already... » more

The Bhagavata — Its Philosophy, Its Ethics, and Its Theology

Sukadeva Goswami Speaking Bhagavatam
Sep 20 2021 - Krishna Talk 234
The Vaiṣṇava is ready to honour all great men without distinction of caste, because they are filled with the energy of God. See how universal is the religion of Bhāgavata. It is not intended for a certain class of the Hindus alone but it is a gift to man at large in whatever country he is born and... » more

Our Approach to the Higher Plane

Krishna with the Gopis
Sep 17 2021 - Krishna Talk 233
Not to minimise the rāsa-līla of Kṛṣṇa, but one should not jump over all that Kṛṣṇa has said, and all that Kṛṣṇa has done, and arrive at the most esoteric part of Kṛṣṇa's līla. If one does this, then one will face problems and even possible destruction. » more

The Greatest Gift - Part 2

Pilgrims at Kumbha Mela
May 23 2021 - Krishna Talk 232
We are very far from the Infinite, yet the simple process of chanting His Holy Name, which is non-different from the Lord Himself, allows us to touch His essence, to experience a closeness with Him and His wonderful pastimes. » more

On Hankering and Satisfaction

May 14 2021 - Krishna Talk 231
Don't feel satisfied, try to feel an increased necessity. Within this hankering comes the feeling of fulfilment also. Just fulfilment, as it stands alone, is not in our favor. It will not bring us and keep us in touch with the devotees in this life. It will not enable us to substantially remain in... » more

The Greatest Gift - Part 1

May 1 2021 - Krishna Talk 230
Devotional life or Bhakti-yoga is a science which follows very exact guidelines — which are both very easy to follow and at the same time difficult for many, because their feet may be firmly rooted in material desires and sinful activities. Yet the Holy Name chanted purely will pull them out of the... » more

The Divine Intervention of Sri Nityananda Prabhu

Feb 25 2021 - Krishna Talk 229
If someone says I accept the divinity of Mahāprabhu but not the divinity of Nityānanda Prabhu, then he is a philosopher of this half-hen philosophy. The whole thing is spoiled. So from Nityānanda Prabhu, our fortune begins. » more

Keeping the Vision

Jan 9 2021 - Krishna Talk 228
By the constant process of hearing, chanting and associating we will grow more and more to that more substantial plane where faith is the most important thing and where we find ourselves always in the position of surrender and catching everything coming from above instead of just struggling up the... » more

Tad Visnoh Paramam Padam

Apr 17 2019 - Krishna Talk 139
Nos movemos bajo el ojo siempre presente del Señor Supremo de todos los tiempos. – Estamos bajo su mirada, bajo su cuidado, estamos bajo. » more

Sri Sri Radha-Krsna – The Fountainhead of All Tattvas


Sep 2 2018 - Krishna Talk 216
Just as Sri Krsna is the universal father, Sri Radha is the universal mother. Both of them are fundamentally the same. » more

The Removal of Anarthas

Aug 17 2018 - Krishna Talk 215
From Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusini by Sarasvati Thakura, with commentary by Swami B.G. Narasingha. » more

The History of the Bhagavad Gita

Nov 30 2017 - Krishna Talk 203
The following article is presented on Sri Gita Jayanti, the 5144th anniversary of Sri Krsna speaking the Bhagavad-gita. » more

Become Guru!

Mar 22 2016 - Krishna Talk 195
You become a guru. Don't adulterate krsna-upadesa like a rascal or nonsense. Present it as it is, Bhagavad-gita. » more

Sri Govardhana Puja

Nov 11 2015 - Krishna Talk 192
One may say, “This cannot be relied upon.” Come with trust! He is the controller of everything. In other cases also He showed miracles to Brahma and others who opposed. He is the Master of miracles. » more

The Position of The Bhagavata Amongst Religious Scriptures

Aug 14 2015 - Krishna Talk 191
There are more than a thousand philosophies known as ‘dharma’ present in this world, but they are not of equal value. » more

Narasingha Caturdasi

May 2 2015 - Krishna Talk 190
We are devotees, or rather we want to be devotees, so our great need is for the grace of Nrsimhadeva, » more

Topics in Praise of Sri Ganga-Devi (Sri Sri Ganga-devir-mahatmya Visaye Arthavada)

Dec 4 2014 - Krishna Talk 187
Only those who are most fortunate can realize the supreme qualities of Ganga. » more

The Secret of the Destruction of Devaki’s Six Unborn Children

Aug 16 2014 - Krishna Talk 185
How is it possible that six mundane children could enter the womb of Devaki, who is the personification of pure goodness? » more