Duties of a Sanyasi

Where: Apr 22’nd 2007, Hungary.
Courtesy: Braja Gopali Dasi.
Essence: “A Sanyasi is not so concerned with the body. He sees the soul. He sees everyone equally. Because he has no envy, is completely satisfied with Krishna Consciousness and has no material aspirations, he is friendly with both the ruffians and the gentle. Sanyasis are meant to go door to door to preach Krishna Consciousness. They voluntarily accept the austerity of travelling and preaching.”

How to become Atmarama

Verse: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Madhya Lila – 24.283-284.
Where: Apr 21’st 2007, Hungary.
Courtesy: Braja Gopali Dasi.
Essence: “…If we can become free from tendency towards pride and chant Hare Krishna as Maha Prabhu wants us to chant in the trinad api verse,  then against all odds, in Kali yuga we can become Atmarama.”

Arrival Address in Hungary

Where: Apr 20’th 2007, Hungary.
Courtesy: Braja Gopali Dasi.
Essence: [please suggest one!]

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”