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This is my prayer – Radhastami Lecture 2008

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: New Vraja-Dhama, Hungary, September 7, 2008
Essence: “O all-auspicious Krishna! May You be victorious! You perform all kinds of sweet pastimes. Let my name also be there when You count Sri Radha’s associates. This is my prayer. Although I am covered by material consciousness I can still aspire for this. O Lord, may my prayer be fulfilled.”

Look before you leap

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.10.8
Where: New Vraja-Dhama, Hungrary, September 6, 2008
Essence: ”A conditioned soul in this material world guided by imperfect senses and clogged by the fog of illusion cannot see where the path of pravrtti or sense gratification is leading. However, if he takes shelter of the transcendental radar of guru, sadhu and sastra, he can see things in their proper perspective and will be saved from the misery of this material existence.”

Glories of Sri Lalita

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: New Vraja-Dhama, Hungary, September 5, 2008
Essence: Srila Raghunatha dasa Goswami writes: “Radharani is embraced by Lalita. She considers Lalita more dear than her own life. She is devoted to Lalita’s protection and She is submissive to Lalita’s wishes.”

Double Trouble

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 4.18.9-10
Where: Budapest, Hungrary, September 5, 2008
Essence: “The world is suffering today because we are taking resources from Mother Nature without the sanction of the Supreme Lord, denying His existence, and even worse using those resources either for sense gratification or for exploiting others.”

Temple of the heart

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 4.14.41
Where: Budapest, Hungary, May 27, 2008
Essence: “For sankirtan devotees, the temple of the heart is the streets of the modern cities where they relish the nectar of spreading this transcendental knowledge of Krsna consciousness to the most ignorant.”

The glories of Rupa Goswami

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Antya Lila – 1.186-188
Where: Budapest, Hungary, May 24, 2008
Essence: “Srila Rupa Goswami was empowered by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu to reveal to the whole world the confidential reasons for the Lord’s appearance in this material world. He understood the mind of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, and was able to fulfill His mission -  to disseminate this transcendental knowledge of the holy names everywhere.”

Men of courage

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 4.14.38
Where: Budapest, Hungary, May 23, 2008
Essence: “Heroism, power, determination, resourcefulness, courage in battle, generosity and leadership are all lacking in modern times. Lord Caitanya’s sankirtan movement is the only thing that can overcome this tide of Kali-yuga.”

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