Guard against vaisnava aparadh

Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
Where: Saubari-muni ashram, Vrindavana, Nov 1, 2007
Essence: “Bhakti is the permanent asset which even death cannot take away. Nevertheless we see that a vaisnava aparadh can take those assets from you. How careful we should be of vaisnava aparadh?”

Katha at Sri Govinda-kunda

Artists: His Holiness B.B. Govinda Swami, His Holiness Indradyumna Swami, His Grace Dina bandhu prabhu, Sri Prahlad prabhu
Where: Sri Govinda-kunda, Vrindavana, Oct 30, 2007
Pastimes:

  • Sri Sri Radha Krsna’s boat pastime at Manasi-ganga.
  • Origin of Manasi-ganga.
  • Krsna lifting the Govardhan hill.
  • Krsna’s wonderful dance and accepting Sri Radha as His dance guru.
  • Sri Madhavendra Puri re-establishing Gopal’s worship.
  • Appearance of Sri Radha-kunda

    Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
    Where: Sri Radha-kunda, Vrindavana, Oct 29, 2007
    Essence: “To facilitate Sri Sri Radha Krsna’s lilas, these transcendental places also appear in various ways through various pastimes. This appearance of Radha-kunda and Syama-kunda is a very nice pastime.”

    Pastimes of Sri Syamananda pandit

    Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
    Where: Sri Sri Radha Syamasundara temple, Vrindavana, Oct 28, 2007
    Essence: “There are many pastimes connected to Syamananda pandit, we just told the summary of pastime of how he gets his instruction and how he finds Srimati Radharani’s ankle bracelet.”

    Pastimes at Ter kadamba

    Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
    Where: Ter kadamba, Vrindavana, Oct 28, 2007
    Pastimes:

  • Krsna’s pastimes with the cowherd boys.
  • Sri Sri Radha Krsna’s first meeting of a day.
  • Sri Radhika brings sweet rice to Srila Rupa Goswami
  • Remembering Srila Prabhupada’s sacrifice

    Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami
    Where: Sri Sri Radha Damodara temple, Vrindavana, Oct 27, 2007
    Essence: “We should not forget sacrifice Srila Prabhupada made in coming to the West. He could have stayed here in Vrindavan like other sadhus and retire. But where will we all be? Just close your eyes and imagine where we will be if Prabhupada hadn’t come to the West.”

    Chastising the Kaliya serpent

    Artists: His Holiness B.B.Govinda Swami, His Holiness Indradyumna Swami and Sri Prahlad prabhu.
    Where: Vrindavana, Oct 26, 2007
    Essence: “We want to identify with Vraja-vasis, but hearing the words of Kaliya may be we should identify with Kaliya and see what he did to become favored by the Vraja-vasis. That’s how we enter into Vrindavana, by the mercy of the Vaishnavas.”

    Give mercy a chance

    Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami.
    Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 3.19.30
    Where: Vrindavana, Oct 26, 2007
    Essence: “If Lord’s mercy is powerful enough to deliver demons like Hiranyakasipu, Hiranyaksa, Ravana and Kumbhakarna, it should be powerful enough to deliver us. But we should give that mercy a chance by chanting attentively with reverence, affection and eventually with love.”

    Take shelter of the Lord

    Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami.
    Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.5.41
    Where: Moscow, Sep 25, 2007, Russian yatra festival.
    Essence: “Let us take shelter of Lord Narsingadeva to purify our hearts and make us fearless in our duties of preaching Krishna consciousness. Philosophy is there. Example is there. What more do we need?”

    Vaisnava aparadha – greatest danger

    Artist: His Holiness Indradyumna Swami.
    Verse: Srimad Bhagavatam – 7.9.13
    Where: Moscow, Sep 24, 2007, Russian yatra festival.
    ssence: “One can make tremendous progress by chanting the Holy Names of the Lord. But while chanting, if one commits offenses consciously or unconsciously to one who is very dear to the Lord – Lord’s devotee, then spiritual progress will be very slow and it may even be stopped for this lifetime.”

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