‘Śāstra-nindā – Rejecting the Śāstra’ was written by Swami Narasingha in 1996. This short article is in response to a statement made by a sannyāsī against the śāstra. Narasingha Maharaja then explains the severity of śāstra-nindā as a nāma-aparādha.
‘Sacred Architecture’ by Swami Narasingha was first published in Clarion Call magazine, Vol.2 issue 1 in 1989. In this essay, Narasingha Maharaja explains the intricate science of Vāstu Śāstra in relation to the building of temples in India.
'Ṛg Veda' is an unfinished article by Swami B.G. Narasingha that he wrote in 1998. In this essay, Narasingha Maharaja comments on the famous ṛk from the Ṛg Veda, tad viṣṇoh paramaṁ padaṁ and connects it with the concept of consciousness.
'Modern Science and the Vedas' was written by Swami Narasingha in October 2009. In this article, Narasingha Maharaja explains that the scientific theories such as parallel universes, string theory and dark matter may already have been explained in the Vedas, and in particular, in the philosophical system of Sāṅkhya.
‘The Literalist’, an article written by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in October 2009, deals with the literal and non-literal interpretation of śāstra, looking at both sides and giving examples from a neutral perspective (taṭasthā vicāra).
“Have the Vedas Advanced Civilization?” was a short article written by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 2000 in response to a question by a young Indian student. Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja responds by defining civilization, and giving examples of how the Vedas have helped mankind.
“Conversations on Oṁ,” written in 1996 by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja, gives an explanation derived from the Gopāla Tāpanī Upaniṣad on the orgin of oṁkāra, as accepted by the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava sampradāya.
In “Change, Change, Change!” written in 2018, Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja discusses a change in Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura’s poem on Haridāsa Ṭhākura, and goes on to discuss the controversial changes in Śrīla Prabhupāda’s original books.
Bhakti Gaurava Vani – The Teachings of Swami B.G. Narasingha has been created for the benefit all the disciples, well-wishers, friends and admirers of Srila Bhakti Gaurava Narasingha Maharaja. Here you will find a comprehensive collection of articles, books, audio lectures, photos and much more, spoken and authored by Narasingha Maharaja. Read More…