Archive for the ‘Surrender’ Category

Keep the Flame Burning

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Adi Lila – 7.23
Where: Poland, July 09, 2012

“Another reminder to my disciples; please listen to “Keep the Flame Burning,” posted on July 10 on www.narottam.com.
One day the responsibility for spreading this movement will be in your hands”.

Captain of the Ship

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, May 5, 2012

End of the Rainbow

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.10.29
Where: Mayapur, India, March 01, 2012

You are my Deity

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Vrindavana, November 19, 2010
Essence: In his offering to Tamal Krishna Goswami, Balarama Dasa said, “These days, all the devotees have their Deities. But Guru Maharaja, you were my Deity. You were be-all and end-all of my existence. How can I live now in your separation?”

The Rewards of Sincere Surrender – Initiation Lecture

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Hong Kong, November 16, 2009
Essence: “People are wandering aimlessly just living their destiny, without a spiritual master. However, when they surrender unto the spiritual master, he takes charge and by his grace everything comes.”

Just be good devotees

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 1.15.36
Where: Hong Kong, Jan 21, 2008
Essence: “The protection of the Lord comes in proportion to our surrender. If we are sincere in following the regulative principles and help our spiritual master the best we can, in spreading the sankirtana movement, we can also experience protection, mercy and love in our lives. So, don’t be in anxiety – just be good devotees.”

Be in this world but not of this world

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 3.30.9
Where: Sydney, Dec 11, 2007
Essence: “To go to Goloka, we should be convinced of futility of material existence. In these verses of Srimad Bhagavatam, horrific nature of the material world is described. But if one is sinless, pure and strict in practicing Krsna consciousness, these things have no effect.”

Purpose of creation

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse:  Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 9.6
Where: Sydney, Dec 5, 2007
Essence: “More important than knowing how the universe is created, it is important to know why it is created. Scientists are interested in knowing the how and the details. We are interested in knowing the why. We will tell them what it is all about – to bring us ultimately to the point of surrender to God.”

How to become dear to the Lord

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse:  Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Madhya Lila – 14.1-22.
Where: Sri Jagannatha puri, Nov 21, 2007
Essence: “It is no secret how one can endear oneself to Krsna through love which is expressed by service. We should be able to accept any service on behalf of Guru and Gauranga and especially the service of spreading Lord Caitanya’s movement all over the world.”

Material Nature

Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita 7.14.
Where: April 21′st 2006.
Courtesy: Ganga das, ISKCON Boston.
Essence: [please suggest one!].

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