Writings by Swami B.G. Narasingha

Big Fish in a Small Pond

Jun 16 2018 - Krishna Talk 213
If Srila Tirtha Maharaja had actually accepted our Guru Maharaja’s request back in 1965, then there would be no ISKCON! » more

My Diksa & Siksa-Gurus

Jun 13 2018 - Krishna Talk 212
I received hari-nama from Srila B.P. Puri Maharaja, gayatri from Srila B.R. Sridhara Maharaja and sannyasa from Srila Prabhupada » more

Guru-padasraya

Jun 10 2018 - Krishna Talk 211
“Who am I serving? Under who's asraya am I reading and hearing hari-katha?” Reading sastra without asraya of our guru is knowledge-seeking » more

Diksa & Siksa

Jun 7 2018 - Krishna Talk 209
There are probably 100 initiating gurus in the Hare Krsna movement, but a vast majority of them are simply institutional gurus » more

Adhoksaja Visnu And Srila Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaja

Apr 15 2018 - Krishna Talk 208
Our story begins in 1888, with the appearance of Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaja in a renowned brahmana Goswami family of the Nityananda-vamsa lineage » more

Instructing the Guru

Apr 7 2018 - Krishna Talk 207
How are we to understand that a disciple appears to be instructing her guru? » more

Change, Change, Change!

Apr 2 2018 - Krishna Talk 204
It seems that the conditioned souls of this world are infected with the disease of ‘change’ – addicted to changing everything—change, change, change! » more

An Open Letter to the Iskcon GBC

Nov 10 2017 - Krishna Talk 202
The following is a letter written in response to an Iskcon GBC in relation to the recent Krishna Talk article 201, “Gaura-Radha-Madhava and the Temple of Misunderstanding”. » more

Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava And the Temple of Misunderstanding

Nov 1 2017 - Krishna Talk 201
The main drift of this article is to recall to memory the establishing of the Deities of Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava at Mayapura by His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada during his manifest lila, and to draw attention to how the present institution of ISCON has unfortunately gone astray from the proper... » more

The Mystery of the History of the Lila of Damodara

Oct 27 2017 - Krishna Talk 200
Devotees throng by the tens and hundreds of thousands every year, and especially during the month of Karttika, to have darsana of Sri Sri Radha-Damodara and to circumambulate the temple. The Deity of Damodara with Sri Radha to His left and Sri Lalita to His right is the eternal blackish form of Sri... » more

The Sindhu River – How India Got Her Name

Sindhu river
Apr 17 2017 - Krishna Talk 197
The Sindhu River is one of the great holy rivers of India, from which the name of India is derived. » more

The Appearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu – the Golden Avatara. The Advent of the Holy Name and the Sankirtana Movement

Mar 10 2017 - Krishna Talk 196
The following is a compendium of verses and quotes about the apppearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and the advent of the Holy Name and the Sankirtana Movement, compiled by Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja and Swami B.V. Giri. » more

Srila Prabhupada Lila-Smarana-Mangala-Stotram & Purport

Srila Prabhupada
Nov 18 2015 - Krishna Talk 194
Let us always remember our Divine Master, His Divine Grace, as an eternal servant and resident of the eternal pastimes of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda. » more

Srila Prabhupada's Antya-Lila

Nov 15 2015 - Krishna Talk 193
The following talk was given by Swami Narasingha on the occasion of Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day in 2002 » more

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