The Pilot Light

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 18.66
Where: Barnaul, Russia, May 20, 2009
Essence: “Our hearts are full of nasty material desires like lust, anger, and greed. But deep within that filth of the heart is the seed of love of God which, when watered regularly, will grow and fructify producing fruits of love for Radha and Krsna.”

The Razor’s Edge

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Ekaterinburg, Russia, May 17, 2009
Essence: “Sincerity means whenever you have a choice between maya and Krsna, you always choose Krsna.”

My Very Best Friend

Speaker: His Holiness B.B Govinda Swami
Where: Ekaterinburg, Russia, May 16, 2009
Essence: “If I could fly and had two wings, one would be Indradyumna Swami and the other would be Sivarama Swami.”

Amazing Grace

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 3.5.1
Where: Ekaterinburg, Russia, May 16, 2009
Essence: “The two most important assets in our devotional lives are the Holy name and the association of devotees. We have been blessed with this amazing grace and should take full advantage of it.”

The Russian Veda

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 4.7.41
Where: Vladimir, Russia, May 14, 2009
Essence: “King Vladimir killed anyone who did not follow Christianity and wiped out any trace of the ancient pagan culture present during his time. However, it is still reflected in the language as the Russian Veda.”

Break on Through to the Other Side

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 7.3
Where: Vladimir, Russia, May 13, 2009
Essence: “The human form of life is compared to a boat, the spiritual master is the captain and the sastras are favorable breeze that help the living entity cross over this vast ocean of material existence.”

Changing a Leopard’s Spots – Arrival Address

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Vladimir, Russia, May 12, 2009
Essence: “Give up the sand bags of material desires and let the Helium of the Hare Krishna maha-mantra take you back home, back to Godhead.”