‘Siddha Deha Revealed’ was written by Swami B.G. Narasingha in 1992 for Gauḍīya Vedānta magazine. This article was originally written when one of Narasingha Maharaja’s close sannyāsī godbrothers became bewildered by a new book describing siddha-praṇālī, siddha-deha etc. Swami Narasingha explains the true understanding according to our paramparā.
‘The Secret of Prema – Rasika or Sahajiyā?’ was written by Swami Narasingha in 1996 for Gauḍīya Vedānta magazine. In this article, Narasingha Maharaja discusses the topic of rāgānuga-bhakti and how such a method should not be taken cheaply.
‘Rūpānuga Bhajana' is an article written by Swami B.G. Narasingha in 1992. Narasingha Maharaja delineates what it means to be a rūpānuga in the Gauḍīya sampradāya, and explains the unique position of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda.
'Preaching is the Essence' was written in 1998 by Swami B.G. Narasingha. In this article, Narasingha Maharaja discusses what is preaching and what a devotee is supposed to preach. Are we to preach and print books about higher topics. Is that real preaching? This article was later printed in the book, 'Śrī Caitanya Saraswat Parampara.'
'A Particle of Dust' was written by Swami Narasingha in June 2000. In this essay, Narasingha Maharaja answers the question, "Should a devotee aspire to become a mañjarī?" What is the highest aspiration for a Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava?
‘A Little Distant and Below’ was written by Śrīla B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 1996 as a letter to some of his godbrothers and godsisters in his mission. In this letter, Narasiṅgha Mahārāja discusses an article by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja (‘Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread’) which explains how higher topics of kṛṣṇa-līlā should be dealt with.
“The Importance of Mahāprabhu” is a previously unpublished article written by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 1998 in response to a question concerning the divinity of Mahāprabhu in regards to the verse ‘ārādhyo bhagavān vrajeśa tanayas.’ This article ends abruptly, so it is possible that Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja never completed it.
“Hearing From a Rāsikācārya” was written in August 2000 by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja. In this important article, Mahārāja explains how the previous ācāryas have warned immature sādhakas not to stray into ‘dangerous waters’ by gate-crashing into the higher līlās of Rādhā-Govinda. He also stresses the importance of anartha-nivṛtti and nāma-saṅkīrtana.
"The Greatness of the Gauḍīya Line" is an article written by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 1998 wherein Mahārāja specifically discusses the importance of rasa-tattva, and how the Gauḍīyas are different to other Vaiṣṇava schools of thought.
“Gītā-Govinda Revisited” is a previously unpublished article written in 2010 by Śrīla B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja. In this essay, Narasiṅgha Mahārāja answers a devotee’s questions concerning Jayadeva Gosvāmī’s work who asks if the warnings given by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja and other ācāryas concerning higher literature are still relevant today.
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