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The Path of Perfection

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 3.5.1
Where: Washington DC, USA, Feb 28, 2009
Essence: “The spiritual master is like a doctor for the soul. By following his prescription the disease of material existence is cured, and in due course of time, one achieves perfection in devotional life.”

Dear to His Heart

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 11.5.35
Where: Laguna Beach, USA, Mar 14, 2009
Essence: ”The Lord is not so interested in having to maintain the conditioned souls in the material world. Rather, it is getting them out of the holocaust of material existence and taking them back to Godhead that’s really dear to His heart.”

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.”

Why Didn’t You Do It?

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 5.19.10
Where: Washington DC, USA, Feb 28, 2009
Essence: ”Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu could have liberated all the three worlds in an instant, if He had desired to do so. But He wanted His pure devotee, Srila Prabhupada, to do it because He takes pleasure in making His devotees famous.”

Coming and Going

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Detroit, USA, Feb 16, 2009
Essence: “Our entrance into this life and our departure are very mysterious and fascinating things. They capture the attention of everyone – except a learned sage who is in full knowledge of the reality.”

Radio Interview with Indradyumna Swami and Sri Prahlada Das at Dallas

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami and Sri Prahlada Das
Where: Dallas, USA, Feb 14, 2009
Essence: “Our message to the people of India is that we should not make material progress at the expense of our spiritual culture. They both can, in fact, go together very nicely.”

By the will of Providence

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam - 8.3.17
Where: Alachua, USA, Feb 12, 2009
Essence: “Just as the light of the dawn precedes the rising of sun, the mercy of a devotee precedes the mercy of the Lord.”

The Life and Times of Narottam das Thakura – Part 2

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Alachua, USA, Feb 10, 2009
Essence: “Digvijay Pandit, who was an invincible scholar of his time, was easily defeated by the disciples of Srila Narottam das Thakura. In this way, Narottam das Thakura transformed many fallen souls into highly qualified Vaisnavas who, in turn, preached the Gaudiya Vaisnava philosophy to many others.”

The Life and Times of Narottam das Thakura – Part 1

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Alachua, USA, Feb 9, 2009
Essence: “Srila Narottam das Thakura was empowered by Lord Caitanya to establish a new type of kirtan that mesmerized the whole world. Even the Gandharvas were put to shame by his dancing and singing.”

Who can stop Him?

Speaker: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Verse: Srimad Bhagavad Gita - 4.9
Where: Atlanta, USA, Feb 8, 2009
Essence: “Sometimes, when the situation in this material world gets so much out of hand that even the combined efforts of the liberated souls are not very effective, the Lord Himself comes to rescue His devotees.”

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