Secret of Success

Where: Jul 24′th 2007, Poland.
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 7.7.51-53
Artist: His Holiness Trivikrama Swami
Courtesy: Candrasekhar Acarya Das.
Essence: Because Prahlad has one pointed devotion to please his Spiritual Master, therefore he is not attracted to anything else.. We have to take Srila Prabhupada’s order as our life and soul. Because He is acharya for next 10,000 years. Ultimately we all have to please Him. Under His order, though difficult, we all have to cooperate to push Lord Caitanya’s movement forward. This is secret of success.

Overcome Addiction to Sense gratification

Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 7.7.38
Where: Jul 10′th 2007, Poland.
Courtesy: Candrasekhar Acarya Das.
Essence: “This process chanting, hearing is so easy, why don’t people take it? Because they are addicted to sense gratification. We have to help them overcome this addiction. It is very easy they simply have to hear and chant. And that is our life as tour devotees – Just sit and chant Hare Krishna and go out on streets and dance to the Holy Names.”

Discover the hidden treasure

Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 7.7.30-31
Where: Jul 2′nd 2007, Poland.
Courtesy: Candrasekhar Acarya Das.
Essence: “…Love of Godhead is hidden in the hearts of Pure devotees. But it has to be discovered and enjoyed by sincere seekers of Absolute Truth….Qualified or Unqualified, ignorant or knowledgeable, what ever we may be, if we just join the kirtan of our Spiritual Master, and loudly chant the Holy names of the Lord for benefit of others, eventually cheto darpana marjanam, our hearts will become purified and by Guru’s grace everything we need to know about Krishna will be revealed.”

Greatest Satisfaction

Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 7.7.32
Where: Jul 1′st 2007, Poland.
Courtesy: Candrasekhar Acarya Das.
Essence: “For me greatest satisfaction is when I see people have a genuine change of heart…that’s my goal of life. Because I know that pleases my Spiritual Master more than anything. “

Duties of a Sanyasi

Where: Apr 22’nd 2007, Hungary.
Courtesy: Braja Gopali Dasi.
Essence: “A Sanyasi is not so concerned with the body. He sees the soul. He sees everyone equally. Because he has no envy, is completely satisfied with Krishna Consciousness and has no material aspirations, he is friendly with both the ruffians and the gentle. Sanyasis are meant to go door to door to preach Krishna Consciousness. They voluntarily accept the austerity of travelling and preaching.”

The journey to improve japa.

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Japa retreat, New York, March 28, 2007.
Essence: “By chanting the holy names of the Lord, purification of heart takes place and then the bhakti-lata-bija can actually fructify. We can derive inspiration for our chanting by reading about the philosophy of the holy name as well as reading about the lives of great devotees”

Lord Caitanya – Most Merciful

Verse:  Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Madhya Lila – 14.1-14.
Where: March 22’nd 2007, North Carolina.
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.
Essence: “…This is the great mercy of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, even the most fallen can advance in Krishna Consciousness and can advance to what? the highest stage of Krishna Consciousness, we can go back home back to Godhead, go back to Goloka.”