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.”

Second Birth – Initiation Lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.9.28
Where: Dallas, May 30, 2011
Essence:“The essence of our relationship with our spiritual master is that we learn from him and apply his teachings in our lives.”

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.”

Importance of Festivals

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Dallas, May 28, 2011
Essence: “When we come to festivals and give our heart to the festival, listen with a desire to advance, apply the knowledge the speaker has spoken in our lives, chant from the heart and dance in kirtan we make a quantum leap in our devotional lives.”

Father Pierre

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Mumbai, September 19, 2010
Essence: Father Pierre’s note read:  “In my 45 years of being a priest here, I have not learnt as much as I have learnt from you in the last week, nor have I enjoyed so much, nor have I become closer to my God as I have with all of you.”

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.”

Please Never Leave Me Behind

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.6.1
Where: Bhaktivedanta Manor, England, April 30, 2010
Essence: “The Holy name is most merciful in the situation where we are sharing it with others. That is the sublimity of devotional service. If we can all be in this sharing mood as brahmacaris, grhasthas, vanaprasthas or sannyasis – the combined effort will be very powerful.”