Farewell lecture at Woodstock 2008

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Poland, August 03, 2008
Essence: “The magic of the Hare Krsna maha-mantra is that it creates the same blissful atmosphere wherever it is chanted. This is our gift to you from Krsna’s Village of Peace.”

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.”

Sunday Feast lecture – “God, what are You doing here?”

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 4.8
Where: San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 20, 2008
Essence: “The material world is miserable, temporary, and full of ignorance. But still the Lord comes to this world – where the living entities are acting out to be God – out of His intense desire to take us back home with Him to the spiritual world.”

Talk to college students

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Rutgers University, USA, April 10, 2008
Essence: “Modern man wants to go to the space and the moon, but in doing so he has lost track of his real journey – the journey of self-discovery.”

Achieving enlightenment in 2008

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Albany, USA, April 7, 2008
Essence: “Buddha achieved perfect happiness by the process of meditation. In this modern age, we can achieve the same happiness by taking shelter of our Vedic literature that teach us how to reconnect with the Absolute Truth and attain the real goal of life.”

The miracle of Krsna consciousness

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 8.16
Where: Detroit, USA, April 1, 2008
Essence: “Due to illusion, the living entity is very obstinate and determined to chew the chewed remnants of material existence life after life. But the process of Krsna consciousness is so powerful that it can uproot these anarthas of the conditioned soul and fructify the bhakti-lata bija.”