Quotes and Excerpts of Swami B.G. Narasingha

Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja has shared his wisdom and insights through various articles, books, lectures, and letters. These quotes and excerpts have been carefully curated and organized into the following categories to make it easy for readers to find inspiration and guidance on specific topics:

  • Anarthas and Offenses: highlighting the need to clear unwanted obstructions in the heart.

  • Dhāma-tattva: the spiritual nature of the holy places of pilgrimage in the tradition of Bhakti yoga.

  • Faith (Śraddhā): the importance of having faith in God and guru as a foundation for spiritual growth.

  • Family Life: the role of family in spiritual development and the importance of balancing family responsibilities with spiritual practices.

  • Guru-tattva: the spiritual nature of the guru and the importance of the guru-disciple relationship in the practice of Bhakti yoga.

  • Knowledge: the proper acquisition of spiritual knowledge in pursuit of self-realization.

  • Nāma-tattva: the spiritual significance of the holy names of God in the practice of Bhakti yoga.

  • Preaching: the importance of spreading the teachings of Bhakti yoga and the role of the spiritual teacher in preaching.

  • Pride: the dangers of pride and the importance of humility in spiritual growth.

  • Quarrelling: the detrimental effects of quarrelling and the importance of maintaining peaceful relationships amongst devotees.

  • Sādhana-bhakti: the practice of Bhakti yoga and the various methods for attaining devotion to Kṛṣṇa.

  • Sādhu-saṅga: the importance of association with saintly persons in spiritual growth.

  • Sannyāsa: the renounced order of life and its role in preaching.

  • Śāstra: the study of scripture and its practical application in devotional life.

  • Service: the role of service in spiritual development and it’s essential role in real spiritual realisation.

  • Society Consciousness & Institutions: the role of society and institutions in supporting or hindering spiritual growth and the importance of Kṛṣṇa consciousness over society consciousness.

By reading these quotes and excerpts, our hope is that readers will gain a deeper understanding of the teachings of Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja and be able to apply them to their own lives.