The Loyal Disciple – Initiation Lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.9.28
Where: Vrindavana, India, November 27, 2011

Simple Living, High Thinking Seminar Part 2: Need or Greed

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Ukraine, September 11, 2011

The Most Merciful

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 1.8.21
Where: Poland, July 04, 2011
Essence: “The dust from the lotus feet of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu while dancing in the kirtan would make a cloud of dust in the air that would go elsewhere remotely and shower the causeless mercy on others by which they would immediately develop ecstatic symptoms of Love of God. This is Caitanya Mahaprabhu.”

One Step Closer to the Goal – Initiation Lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 7.14
Where: Vrindavana, India, October 14, 2010
Essence: When a disciple was afraid of not being forgiven by Srila Prabhupada for any offenses he might commit, Srila Prabhupada replied, “If I don’t forgive you, Krsna will forgive you and if Krsna doesn’t forgive you, Radharani will forgive you. So stay with us. There is always hope.”

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.”

Chaste to the Mission, Opening Address – Summer Tour Festival

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Poland, July 5, 2010
Essence: “If we make the mission of our spiritual master as our priority, then that chastity will produce amazing results.”

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.”

Memories of the Pioneer Days in ISKCON – II

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Sydney, Australia, January 17, 2010
Essence: There were 2,500 people and pin drop silence. I was so amazed. Looking at Srila Prabhupada, I thought “Only you could do this Srila Prabhupada. Being a swan-like messenger of Lord Krsna, only you could draw a crowd like this.”

Memories of the Pioneer Days in ISKCON – I

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Sydney, Australia, January 9, 2010
Essence: Srila Prabhupada told us “if you go to some place for the first time and chant Hare Krsna, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura personally accompanies you.” So it was always a competition among the Sankirtan devotees to go some place new.

Spoils of war

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.8.34
Where: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, May 21, 2008
Essence: “Hiranyakasipu was a great demon who had conquered the three worlds and sat proudly on his throne in the heavenly planets. Lord Nrsimhadeva, by the forceful display of His power, defeated him and took pleasure in sitting on that very same throne.”