The journey to improve japa.

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Japa retreat, New York, March 28, 2007.
Essence: “By chanting the holy names of the Lord, purification of heart takes place and then the bhakti-lata-bija can actually fructify. We can derive inspiration for our chanting by reading about the philosophy of the holy name as well as reading about the lives of great devotees”

Goal of human form of life.

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita – 7.3.
Where: New Windsor, USA, March 24, 2007.
Essence: “The goal of human form of life is to awaken our divine consciousness and awaken our dormant love for God. In this age of Kali this can be very easily achieved by chanting the holy names of the Lord: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare.”

Lord Caitanya – Most Merciful

Verse:  Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Madhya Lila – 14.1-14.
Where: March 22’nd 2007, North Carolina.
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.
Essence: “…This is the great mercy of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, even the most fallen can advance in Krishna Consciousness and can advance to what? the highest stage of Krishna Consciousness, we can go back home back to Godhead, go back to Goloka.”

Wake up from sleep of Material Existence

Where: March 21’st 2007, Alachua.
Essence: “…in the false dream of material happiness, there is no real future, there is disappointment.”
Courtesy: Alachua Live.

Beware of the demoniac

Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 7.2.46
Where: Mar 19’th 2007, Alachua.
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.
Essence: “..All this knowledge doesn’t make Hiranyakasipu wise, leaving apart being called as a devotee. Sometimes little knowledge is more dangerous than no knowledge.”

Important ingredient of chanting

Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 7.5.11
Where: Mar 18′th 2007, Alachua.
Occasion: Sunday Love Feast.
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.
Essence: “Chanting Hare Krsna is the basic activity in Krishna consciousness. But quality of that chanting is important..What is the most important ingredient of chanting? It is humility”

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.”

Right Order

Where: March 15’th 2007, Atlanta.
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatham – 1.2.17
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.
Essence: “When we are diseased, we consider sense gratification which is very bitter to be sweet. But after we advance sometime in Krishna Consciousness, then what happens? That we consider sweet (sense gratification) we realize it is bitter..and the Holy Name which we consider to be bitter, we don’t have any taste, eventually when we get cured, we think it is sweet. Then everything is in right order.”

Initiation Lecture – Glories of the Holy Name

Ocassion: Initiation. 
Where: Mar 15’th 2007, Atlanta.
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.
Essence:  …Holy Name is the mercy incarnation..it is the easy and sublime means of deliverance in kali yuga….

How to understand Absolute truth

Verse:  Srimad Bhagavatham – 1.3.37.
Where: March 14’th 2007, Atlanta.
Essence: “…how can we understand that which is transcendental with these imperfect material senses.”
Courtesy: Cintamani Dasi.