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.”

Time – friend or enemy?

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 3.30.2
Where: Sydney, Dec 5, 2007
Essence: “Time is very difficult to perceive, very subtle and also very powerful. Sages say that under the influence of time everything in the world comes to pass. Based on how one utilizes all-devouring time, it can be one’s friend or greatest enemy.”

Precious Gift – Hare Krishna Chant (Festival Lecture)

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Aug 5′th 2007, Kostryn, Poland.
Ocassion: Wood Stock Festival, 2007 
Courtesy: Candrasekhar Acarya Das.
Essence: “It took you long time to find us..and it took us long time to find you, so please keep in touch. Many of you may feel seperation from Krishna’s village of peace..you can create Spiritual World every where, wherever you go in the world. You just have to chant the Hare Krishna Chant. That’s how Spiritual Life starts, that’s how we go down the Spiritual Path, and that’s how we come to Perfection in this world – The Hare Krishna Chant. We leave you with this Precious gift of chanting Hare Krishna. It is free and it is the greatest treasure…We will miss you. We love all of you..you are our brothers and sisters, part of greater Spiritual Family. You are the most beautiful thing of this festival…We thank all of you very much. We wish you safe journey back home. And don’t forget to chant Hare Krishna and your life will be sublime.”

Universal Song of Peace and Happiness – Festival Lecture

Where: Jul 27′th 2007, Poland.
Courtesy: Candrasekhar Acarya Das.
Essence: “Real key to happiness you see in their (devotees) faces is not the discipline they are following, but the inner joy they are experiencing by chanting names of God – Hare Krsna Hare Krsna…Krsna is very blissful and when you associate with him through his name, you will also become blissful. You can also chant and experience the joy that comes from it. This is universal song of peace and happiness.”

Ultimate Goal of Life – Festival Lecture

Where: Jul 22′nd 2007, Polish Festival, Rewal.
Courtesy: Candrasekhar Acarya Das.
Essence: “We are not the body, but spirit, living spark within this body. We really are somebody, part of God’s family and he loves us. He reciprocates equally with all living entities. But if we leave Spiritual World and are lost in this material world, we are nobody. If we want to be happy we have to go back to Spiritual World…That should be our ultimate goal of life…What is the process to return to Spiritual World? The easiest and most sublime process to awaken love for God is to chant his Holy Names.”

Stop Killing Cows

Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 6.18.51-52.
Where: Apr 25’th 2007, Hungary.
Courtesy: Braja Gopali Dasi.
Essence: “..It is Abosultely wrong to kill cows, however you look at it. There is no excuse, it is wrong, wrong, wrong. It is bad for your health, bad for environment, bad for the soul. Any way you look at it cow killing is wrong.”

Essence of Bhagavad Gita

Where: March 16’th 2007, Atlanta.
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.
Essence: “If you strike that balance between accepting what is necessary for keeping body and soul together and use greater balance of your time for self-realization, there is a good chance that when you leave this body, you have no attachments for this world and all your attachments have gone to God, then punar janma na vidhyate.”