Archive for the ‘Bhagavad Gita’ Category

Glory of India

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Surat, Gujarat,  Feb 09, 2014

The Power of Attorney

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 4.8
Where: Zagreb, Croatia, September 3, 2011
Essence: “The supreme Lord is always ready to bestow all His opulence’s on a devotee who wants to spread His glories in the material world. Such a devotee is very powerful, sometimes even more powerful than the Lord Himself. We should seek for the association of such a devotee by which we can actually understand and attain bhakti.”

One Step Closer to the Goal – Initiation Lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 7.14
Where: Vrindavana, India, October 14, 2010
Essence: When a disciple was afraid of not being forgiven by Srila Prabhupada for any offenses he might commit, Srila Prabhupada replied, “If I don’t forgive you, Krsna will forgive you and if Krsna doesn’t forgive you, Radharani will forgive you. So stay with us. There is always hope.”

The Latin Verb

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 18.65
Where: Coventry, UK, May 3, 2010
Essence: “The root verb of religion is reglio which, in Latin, means “to reconnect with”. The purpose of religion is to revive one’s dormant relationship with God, our eternal father – Krsna.”

Slow but Steady Wins the Race

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 6.41-43
Where: Sydney, Australia, November 22, 2009
Essence: ““More than the donations, flowers or garlands, the spiritual master is most pleased when he sees his disciple conquering material desires and developing some attraction to the service of Radha and Krsna.”

Rain Drops

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 10.8
Where: Krasnoyarsk, Russia, May 25, 2009
Essence: “A rain drop is in a pure uncontaminated state until it touches the muddy ground. Similarly, the living entity is uncontaminated until it falls down into this material world. And that contamination is the misidentification with the body.”

The Woodsman

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 15.7
Where: Omsk, Russia, May 24, 2009
Essence: “We should be very careful about what we desire because it may actually be fulfilled.”

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.”

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.”

Give More Than You Take

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 18.65
Where: Washigton DC, USA, Mar 1, 2009
Essence: “The formula for any successful loving relationship is to give more than what we take. By keeping good association, we can develop unmotivated and uninterrupted devotional service to the Lord, and share the good fortune with others.”

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