Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja Ārati
(by Swami B.V. Giri)
jaya jaya gurudeva śrīla narasiṅgha
All glories to the auspicious ārati of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja, who is like a bumblebee at the lotus-feet of Gaura-Rādhā-Dāmodara.
sarva-deśe pracārile siddhānta prakāś
sei hetu su-nāma hailā jagat-guru dās
You have revealed the siddhānta and preached all over the world, therefore you were give the name ‘Jagat-Guru Dāsa’.
ājānu lambita bhuja, nayana-sundara
viśāla lalāṭa śobha, rūpa-manohara
You have long arms, beautiful eyes, a broad forehead and an enchanting form.
tridaṇḍa, tulasī-mālā, kaṣāya-vasana
śobhita sudīrgha-sūtra, tilaka bhūṣaṇa
You are decorated with a tridaṇḍa, tulasī-mālā, saffron cloth, a beautiful long thread and tilaka.
śrīla svāmī, śrīdhar, purī nirdeśa sthāpana
You give proper respect to the process of bhakti and worship the path of rāga. You establish the teachings of your gurus, Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Prabhupāda, Śrīla Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja and Śrīla Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī.
tamo-hanta, ku-siddhānta-kalaṅka vināś
You reveal the philosophy of Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī, Ṭhākura Bhaktivinoda and Sarasvatī Ṭhākura. You remove ignorance and destroy the pollution of bogus philosophies.
sthira, dhīra, su-gambhīra, atyanta-udāra
You are steady, sober, most deep and very magnanimous. You are like a lion who subdues the elephantine atheists, and you distribute divine knowledge.
madhu-raser rūpānuga-bhajana aśray
gaura-vāṇi pracārite tomā sama nāi
You have taken shelter of the sweet rasa of rūpānuga-bhajana. Indeed, there is nobody that preaches the message of Śrī Gaura like you.
vṛndāvane sevā-kuñje prabhupāder pāś
In Sevā-kuñja in Vṛndāvana, you remain close to Śrīla Prabhupāda, where you both sport in the eternal divine pastimes of Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Govinda.
kṛpa kara aparādha kariya marjana
tava pāda-padme tomār dāser nivedana
Be merciful unto me and kindly forgive my offences. This is the prayer of your servant at your lotus feet.
More Articles by Swami B.G. Narasingha
Sarasvatī Prabhupāda Paramparā- Part 2
In ‘Sarasvatī Prabhupāda paramparā – Part 2’ which was posted on VNN in April 1998, Swami B.G. Narasingha continues defending our paramparā from the anti-party, who claim that Bhaktivinoda and Sarasvatī Ṭhākura were conditioned souls. This article was edited and published in Swami Narasingha’s book, “The Authorized Sri Caitanya Saraswat Parampara.”
Purport to Śrīla Prabhupāda-Smaraṇa-Maṅgala Stotram
'Purport to Śrīla Prabhupāda-Smaraṇa-Maṅgala Stotram' was written by Swami B.G. Narasingha in 1994. This was Narasingha Maharaja's brief commentary to his own composition, 'Śrīla Prabhupāda-Smaraṇa-Maṅgala Stotram' which depicts the pastimes of Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda. This was later published in the book 'Prabhupāda Vijaya'.
“Bābājī Sannyāsa” written by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 2002, is in response to questions concerning the awarding of bābājī-veśa in the line of Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura and A.C. Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Prabhupāda.