Bhakti Siddhānta (Devotional Conclusions)
In this article 'Bhakti Siddhānta (Devotional Conclusions)' Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura delineates the foundational elements of bhakti (sambandha, abhidheya and prayojana) drawn from the vedic conclusions and establishes the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam as the ripened fruit of these literatures. This article was originally published in Bengali in Vol. 21, Issue 10 of Śrī Sajjana Toṣaṇī, January 1919 and translated by Sanātana Dāsa.
Preface to the Upadeśāmṛta
The following is the preface to the Upadeśāmṛta of Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī with the illuminations of Śrīla Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja by Śrīpāda Bhakti kiśora Āraṇya Mahārāja.
Gīta Govinda Revisited
“Gīta Govinda Revisited” is an unpublished article written in 2010 by Śrīla B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja. In this essay, Narasiṅgha Mahārāja answers a devotee’s questions concerning Jayadeva Gosvāmī’s work who asks if the warnings given by Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja and other ācāryas concerning higher literature are still relevant today. This follows another article on the same topic Gītā-Govinda of Jayadeva Gosvāmī
Change, Change, Change!
In “Change, Change, Change!” Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja discusses a change in Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura’s poem on Hari Dāsa Ṭhākura, and goes on to discuss the controversial changes in Śrīla Prabhupāda’s original books.
The History of the Bhagavad-gītā
"The History of the Bhagavad-gītā' by Swami B.V. Giri explains something of the background of the circumstances leading up to the war at Kurukṣetra and the various ācāryas who have commented on the Gītā. This essay was originally included in Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja's publication of the Bhagavad-gītā.
The Position of The Bhāgavata Amongst Religious Scriptures
The following Bengali lecture was given by Śrīla Śrīdhara Maharaja at the Sārasvata Śravaṇa Sadana, at 7:00pm on 6th June, 1937. In this talk, Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja describes the supremacy of the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam in relation to all other śāstras and how it is the essence of all religious texts. This lecture was translated by Swami B.V. Giri and Sanātana Dāsa.
Greater Than the Upaniṣads and the Vedas
(In the following discourse Śrīla Śrīdhara Mahārāja explains that one who is in the service of full-fledged theism, whatever inspiration comes in them, for the service of preaching that truth, that is more valuable than the Upaniṣads, Vedas, and other revealed scripture.
‘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).
Jesus in the Vedas
In 'Jesus in the Vedas' Swami B.V. Giri looks at the prediction of Jesus in India found in the Bhaviṣya Purāṇa and shows how this section seems to have been interpolated by the British.
Gītā-Govinda of Jayadeva Gosvāmī
‘Gītā Govinda of Jayadeva Gosvāmī' was written by Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in September 2005. This article addresses a particular group of devotees who published an English translation of Gītā Govinda, who begged the question that is was necessary to distribute this high literature to one and all.