2002 Letters

2002 Letters2024-01-22T15:44:25+05:30

Letters from the year 2002 written by Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja on various instructive subject matters of Gaudiya philosophy, history and etiquette.

I Cannot Come Without My Ammunition (01/12/02)

I Cannot Come Without My Ammunition (01/12/02) Daṇḍavats B_____ Mahārāja, Hare Kṛṣṇa. I have gone through the email below and I understand your concerns and points. I am certainly not offended. Immediately after the disappearance of Śrīla Purī Mahārāja, I informed some of the devotees that X_Mahārāja and others of their ilk would increase the intensity of their 'sahajiyā’ style preaching, knowing that there Read more...

By |January 12th, 2002|

If You Want to Save Your Countrymen From Sahajiyāism…(01/22/02)

If You Want to Save Your Countrymen From Sahajiyāism…(01/22/02) D___ Dāsa, Hare Kṛṣṇa. Question: Is there any difference in `quality` of love between Rāgātmikas and Rāgānugas? There is quality of difference between every living being and there is quality of difference between the love of all living beings for Śrī Śrī Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa and Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Every living being is a unique Read more...

By |January 22nd, 2002|

The Love of Advaita Ācārya (02/20/02)

The Love of Advaita Ācārya (02/20/02) Dear B____ Prabhu, Hare Kṛṣṇa. Thank you for your email below. Please excuse me if it sounded as though my appreciation and understanding of Śrī Advaita Ācārya was lacking. In general, what you have said below is true, but in particular only Mahāprabhu grants us entrance into the highest transcendental realm of bhakti. All others are simply giving Read more...

By |February 20th, 2002|

Join Me in the Real Spirit of Prabhupāda’s Mission (03/16/02)

Join Me in the Real Spirit of Prabhupāda’s Mission (03/16/02) Daṇḍavats G__ Swami, Hare Kṛṣṇa. My trip went very well. Now I am back in Vermont. About one hour after my arrival in Vermont we received the news via a phone call that Śrīpāda Tamāla-Kṛṣṇa Mahārāja has met with an untimely death while going to Calcutta. This was indeed shocking and very sad news. Certainly Read more...

By |March 16th, 2002|

Questions and Answers on the Paramparā (03/28/02)

Questions and Answers on the Paramparā (03/28/02) Dear M___, Hare Kṛṣṇa. I am happy to read your other email in which you have stated that you have "no doubt" about the paramparā of Śrīla Sarasvatī Ṭhākura and his disciples and grand disciples. I will now briefly reply to some of your questions below. In the paramparā, why is Śrīla Kṛṣṇa Dāsa Kavirāja’s name above that Read more...

By |March 28th, 2002|

There is No Return…(04/02/02)

There is No Return…(04/02/02) Dear Swami ____, Hare Kṛṣṇa. Thank you for your kind email below. I am happy that you are becoming well situated, but there are some adjustments to be made from my side also. When we meet in Hawaii next month I want you to return the śālagrāma-śīla that I gave you when you were in South India a few weeks Read more...

By |April 2nd, 2002|

I Am Making Adjustments of My Own (04/02/02)

I Am Making Adjustments of My Own (04/02/02) Dear Swami ____ Hare Kṛṣṇa. Please excuse me, but I forgot to mention that there will be a problem with your gāyatrī-mantras henceforth. As per my memory, I had given you Gadādhara-mantra and Gadādhara-gāyatrī which we received via the grace of Śrīla Purī Mahārāja — this will now be a problem for you as a disciple Read more...

By |April 2nd, 2002|

Do Not Read Caitanta-caritāmṛta Like a Mundane Book (04/10/02)

Do Not Read Caitanta-caritāmṛta Like a Mundane Book (04/10/02) D__Dāsa, Hare Kṛṣṇa. First, when Mahāprabhu met Rāmānanda Rāya, Śrīla Kṛṣṇa Dāsa Kavirāja quoted from the works of Śrī Rupa, Śrī Sanātana and Śrī Jīva, which were not yet written. Caitanya-caritāmṛta,Madhya-līlā, Chapter 8, verses 69, 70, 84, 111, 143, 150, 161, 188...etc The whole of Caitanya-caritāmṛta is written in Bengali prose. The actual conversation between Read more...

By |April 10th, 2002|

Now You Have Come to Our Relief (04/12/02)

Now You Have Come to Our Relief (04/12/02) My Dear Śrīpāda G____ Mahārāja, Greetings after a long time. My humble obeisances to you. Since there is some lingering talk regarding B____ Mahārāja having taken connection at your lotus feet, we wish to write a few words here. We are all very happy that by higher arrangements you have accepted B____ as your śiṣya and Read more...

By |April 12th, 2002|
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