The Power of Attorney

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 4.8
Where: Zagreb, Croatia, September 3, 2011
Essence: “The supreme Lord is always ready to bestow all His opulence’s on a devotee who wants to spread His glories in the material world. Such a devotee is very powerful, sometimes even more powerful than the Lord Himself. We should seek for the association of such a devotee by which we can actually understand and attain bhakti.”

The Meaning of Acaman

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Zagreb, Croatia, September 3, 2011
Essence: “Yagna brings us into the association of Lord Krsna. It is a ceremony that invokes His presence. He appears in the form of the sacrificial fire and accepts all our offerings. If we want to associate with Him, Syamasundara, the Lord of Vraja, we cannot do that with a dirty heart. We need to become pure both externally and internally.”

Purified Gold

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 1.8.42
Where: Kirtan Mela, Germany, August 30, 2011
Essence: “During the course of our lives we face many difficulties and calamities. Our devotion is tested by the Lord in such situations. But, if we take the shelter of the lotus feet of the Lord then our devotion becomes purified and we can achieve perfection.”

The Power of Associating with Devotees

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Seattle, June 6, 2011
Essence: “Without the association and mercy of devotees we can’t take even one step forward in the process of Krsna consciousness.”

Dance to the Source of Love

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Seattle, June 4, 2011
Essence: “By sound one becomes conditioned and by sound one becomes liberated.”

Advancement in Krsna Consciousness – Vyasa Puja Address

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Dallas, May 29, 2011
Essence: “When we see the enthusiasm of the disciples in their loving relationships with others, when we see how eager they are for kirtan, and when they speak their realizations, we know that they are making real progress in Krsna consciousness.”

Bringing the Troops Home – Vyasa Puja Address

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Ukraine, May 15, 2011
Essence: “If we do not have compassion for our fallen comrades our brothers and sisters, how can we have any real compassion for the people who are non-devotees?”

Growing Younger

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Ukraine, May 14, 2011
Essence: “Nothing in our relationship with our spiritual master is ever insignificant or trivial. For a devotee they mean a lot and are on a deep spiritual platform.”

Brahmanas – Initiation lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Vrindavana, November 20, 2010
Essence: “A Vaisnava is naturally a brahmana and, in fact, above a brahmana because he is situated in transcendence by dint of the nine processes of devotional service.”

The Latin Verb

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 18.65
Where: Coventry, UK, May 3, 2010
Essence: “The root verb of religion is reglio which, in Latin, means “to reconnect with”. The purpose of religion is to revive one’s dormant relationship with God, our eternal father – Krsna.”