2015 Letters

2015 Letters2022-06-29T04:50:53+05:30

Letters from the year 2015 written by Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja on various instructive subject matters of Gaudiya philosophy, history and etiquette.

Start changing course and I cannot guarantee the outcome (01/18/15)

Start changing course and I cannot guarantee the outcome (01/18/15) Dear _______, I agree fully with what you are saying. At ______ all the devotees should continue doing everything as they were when i was personally there. No need to change any of our standards. I am not in favor of the old Iskcon look. We do not want to be identified with those Read more...

By |January 18th, 2015|

“Dear Abby” (02/02/15)

"Dear Abby" (02/02/15) I have given our devotees plenty to learn and standards to come up to. So devotees should focus on that...how to please guru and Krishna. Not that guru is a place to dump my daily problems, like "Dear Abby". I think you get my point. SN

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Our standards (02/03/15)

Our standards (02/03/15) What is needed is discrimination. How to deal differently with different devotees, but at the same time keeping our own standards. For example; Any connection with  _____ cannot preach in our mission at all. _______ Mahārāja being a Prabhupāda and Śrīdhara Mahārāja follower...no problem for him to lecture, lead kīrtana and ‘jaya oṁ’ prayers. Because we have great regard for those Read more...

By |February 3rd, 2015|

The leaders have to lead in the right direction (02/04/15)

The leaders have to lead in the right direction (02/04/15) Now the leaders have to lead in the right direction. Mostly that is what everyone is doing. It is actually only ______ who keeps trying to turn the ship. He doesn't mean any harm, he just doesn’t follow me. He keeps doing his thing and that is always a deviation and a problem. SN Read more...

By |February 4th, 2015|

Limiting our interactions (02/05/15)

Limiting our interactions (02/05/15) _____ is a bundle of contaminations. Probably the best thing would be that until i return to _____ we should limit our interactions with devotees from other missions. Limit meaning only when really, really necessary.

By |February 5th, 2015|

There is a much better life ahead (03/02/15)

There is a much better life ahead (03/02/15) Dear ______ The temple/āśrama building is looking very good. I can see everything is professional quality with more important added bhakti. Gaura Haribol! Looking forward to being there personally in future. I hope ______ is strong and holds his ground for a better life. His wife is nice, but too much envy and hassle from that Read more...

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Raw Milk Is Best! (04/12/15)

Raw Milk Is Best! (04/12/15) Dear J_____, Yes, it is more difficult outside India. In western countries it is difficult to get good milk that comes from cared for cows. Warm milk is required for the healthy and mental growth of children at least to the age of 25. That is the Vedic way. The solution to the dairy problem is the family cow Read more...

By |April 12th, 2015|

Brahmānanda Prabhu (07/09/15)

Brahmānanda Prabhu (07/09/15) Dear ______, My humble daṇḍavats. Glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. I have been meaning to write for some time. Of course you must have heard that Brahmānanda Prabhu left his body a few weeks ago in Vṛndāvana. I had visited Brahmānanda a few years ago. We had lunch together at his apartment and some sweet talks. I was hoping to have his Read more...

By |July 9th, 2015|

Nothing in this material world matters more than our spiritual practices (07/12/15)

Nothing in this material world matters more than our spiritual practices (07/12/15) Dear ______, Thank you so much for the nice email full of affection for this fallen soul. By the grace of Bhagavān i have wonderful well-wishers such as yourself. Sorry to hear that the wife isn't progressing spiritually. One day she may wake up to discover that NOTHING in this material world Read more...

By |July 12th, 2015|
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