Now or never

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Penn State university, Pennsylvania, USA, April 24, 2008
Essence: “According to the Bhagavad Gita, there are 8,400,000 species of life, out of which the human form of life is very special. And, now that we have come to this human form of life, it’s time to go within and inquire about our real spiritual nature and graduate from this school life to the spiritual kingdom.”

Impetus to love

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Toronto, Canada, April 4, 2008
Essence: “By the causeless mercy of the holy name, sometimes even a neophyte devotee can experience deep spiritual emotions in the association of advanced devotees during congregational chanting. This gives us an impetus to go on in our devotional life and achieve love of God.”

The great bargain – Initiation lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 4.34
Where: Detroit, USA, April 2, 2008
Essence: “In Kali-yuga, there is a permanent sale going on. The most precious gift of Krsna consciousness is being distributed absolutely free. So, come on, open your doors, and take advantage of this great bargain.”

Be in this world but not of this world

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 3.30.9
Where: Sydney, Dec 11, 2007
Essence: “To go to Goloka, we should be convinced of futility of material existence. In these verses of Srimad Bhagavatam, horrific nature of the material world is described. But if one is sinless, pure and strict in practicing Krsna consciousness, these things have no effect.”

Seeing Krsna’s presence

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami 
Where: Moscow, Sep 18, 2007.
Essence: “If you have a spiritual master, then you know that the Lord is present and has given His blessings to you. Also, we can really appreciate the Lord in our lives primarily through His holy names.”

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.”