Entries by syamala

Conflict resolution

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Where: Seattle, Mar 19, 2008 Essence: “The solution to all conflicts in the human society is to recognize what we have in common instead of the differences. When we have such a change of consciousness, we can all live harmoniously even in this world.”

Dealing with separation

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Where: Seattle, Mar 18, 2008 Essence: “At some point in this temporary world, we have to face separation from our loved ones. One can be equipoised in all circumstances by being fixed in transcendental knowledge. Therefore, always be engaged in Krsna consciousness and your future will be bright!”

Spiritualize your relationships

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Where: Seattle, Mar 18, 2008 Essence: “Material relationships based on sense gratification, as near and dear as they are, are the cause of bondage and degradation. So, see the wife, the husband, friends and society as spirit souls and base your relationships in Krsna consciousness and become liberated and go back […]

Vrindavana Bhajan – Introduction

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Where: Seattle, Mar 17, 2008 Essence: In Vrindavana Bhajan, Srila Prabhupada gives us insight into his own heart at the juncture of renouncing material life altogether. This bhajana has two parts: 1. Reflections on being forced to give up the material life and 2. Trying to see the will of Krsna in […]

Perfect leadership

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 1.15.38 Where: Hong Kong, Jan 25, 2008 Essence: “Modern kings should learn how to perform yajna for prosperous life, how to encourage people in religious activity, how to protect the innocent and how to conduct civilized warfare. The government should pass laws that any aspiring politician […]

Goal of chanting – Initiation lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Where: Hong Kong, Jan 24, 2008 Essence: “After years of attentive chanting, when we eventually chant purely, one tear will glide down our cheeks. That tear is more valuable than all the gold in the world. That is the goal of chanting.”

The ultimate medicine

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Where: Hong Kong, Jan 23, 2008 Essence: “When we are diseased, the only thought in our mind is to quickly become cured. Similarly, we should be eager to get cured of the disease of material existence. Chanting Hare Krsna is the ultimate medicine to cure this disease once and for […]

Just be good devotees

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 1.15.36 Where: Hong Kong, Jan 21, 2008 Essence: “The protection of the Lord comes in proportion to our surrender. If we are sincere in following the regulative principles and help our spiritual master the best we can, in spreading the sankirtana movement, we can also experience […]

Real friendship – arrival address

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Where: Hong Kong, Jan 20, 2008 Essence: “Real friendship is not based on sharing the same material desire, but having the same desire to serve the spiritual master or Krsna in a particular way. We should all develop such deep spiritual friendships. Otherwise, we will try to seek such friendship […]

Holy Name – the sound incarnation

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 4.8 Where: New Varsana, New Zealand, Jan 12, 2008 Essence: “Like the other incarnations, holy name – the sound incarnation of the Lord delivers the devotees, annihilates the demoniac mentality and establishes dharma. Therefore, having obtained the association of the holy name, one should feel very […]