The shelter of all worlds – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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The shelter of all worlds – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Glory, glory to Lord Nityananda Candra! He tastes the sweet nectar of samkirtan! He is beyond all the Agama scriptures. He is the root of all transcendental bliss. He is the shelter of all the worlds. He is the master of the devotee’s lives.” 

[ The first line of Song 69 by Rama dasa, from “Prayers of Vaisnava Acaryas,” translated by Kusakratha dasa ]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami on his facebook page on June 27, 2017 – To see original post please click here.

A prayer before japa – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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A prayer before japa – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“The holy name is the purest form of knowledge; it is the best of all vratas or vows and the highest meditation; it gives the most auspicious fruits; it is the greatest renunciation; it is a matchless spiritual activity; it is the most pious of holy works; it is the supreme path of self-realization; it offers the greatest liberation and goal; it is the topmost destination; it is the best devotional service and the most purifying agent; it gives love of Godhead and is the essence of remembrance of the Lord; it is the cause of all causes, the Supreme Absolute Truth; it is the most worshipable object and acts as the supreme guide and spiritual master.” 

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami on his facebook page on January 4, 2017 – To see original post please click here.

“Showing compassion to all living entities” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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“Showing compassion to all living entities” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Showing compassion to all living entities, you will attain self-realization. Giving assurance of safety to all, you will perceive your own self as well as all the universes in Me, and Myself in you.” 

[ Srimad Bhagavatam 3.21.31 ]

Quoted by Indradyumna Swami on his facebook page on June 28, 2017 – To see original post please click here.

“Even one moment of life” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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“Even one moment of life” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Even one moment of life spent cannot be regained for millions of gold coins. Therefore, what greater loss is there than time spent uselessly?” 

[ Canakya Pandit ]

Posted by Indradyumna Swami on his facebook page on January 30, 2017. To see the original post, please click here.

Yudhisthira speaks the most wonderful thing – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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Yudhisthira speaks the most wonderful thing – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Hundreds and thousands of living entities meet death at every moment, but a foolish living being nonetheless thinks himself deathless and does not prepare for death. This is the most amazing thing in this world.” 

[ Mahabharata, Vana-parva 313.116 ]

Posted by Indradyumna Swami on his facebook page on January 29, 2017. To see the original post, please click here.

“In all directions” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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“In all directions” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“May Lord Nrsimhadeva, who appeared as the enemy of Hiranyakasipu, protect me in all directions. His loud laughing vibrated in all directions and caused the pregnant wives of the asuras to have miscarriages. May that Lord be kind enough to protect me in difficult places like the forest and battlefront.” 

[ Srimad Bhagavatam, 6.8.14 ]

Posted by Indradyumna Swami on his facebook page on February 23, 2017. To see the original post, please click here.

Lord Siva loves the devotees of the Lord – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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Lord Siva loves the devotees of the Lord – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Because Lord Shiva is a great devotee of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, he loves all the devotees of the Supreme Lord. Lord Shiva told the Pracetas that because they were devotees of the Lord, he loved them very much. Lord Shiva was not kind and merciful only to the Pracetas; anyone who is a devotee of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is very dear to Lord Shiva. Not only are the devotees dear to Lord Shiva, but he respects them as much as he respects the Supreme Personality of Godhead.”

[ Srimad Bhagavatam 4.24.30, purport ]


Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in a Facebook post from December 19, 2017. To see the original post, please click here.

Obeisances to Lord Siva – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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Obeisances to Lord Siva – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“I offer my obeisances to you who dispel darkness with your three eyes – the moon the sun and fire, and thus cause auspiciousness for all living entities in the universe and whose potency easily defeats thousands of moons and suns.”

[ Verse 3, Sivastakam]


Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in a Facebook post from December 18, 2017. To see the original post, please click here.

“The greatest of Vaisnavas” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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“The greatest of Vaisnavas” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“Just as the Ganga is the greatest of all rivers, Lord Acyuta the supreme among deities and Lord Sambhu [Siva] the greatest of Vaisnavas, so Srimad-Bhagavatam is the greatest of all Puranas.”

[ SB 12.13.16 ]


Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in a Facebook post from December 18, 2017. To see the original post, please click here.

“My life and soul is the most opulent land of Vrindavan” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

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“My life and soul is the most opulent land of Vrindavan” – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

“My life and soul is the most opulent land of Vrindavan, which is overwhelmed by the pastimes of Sri Sri Radha and Krsna, which is decorated with many groves and fountains, which is beautified by khadira and sandalwood forests on the banks of the Kalindi River, which is decorated with many beautiful caves at Govardhan Hill, where eternal good fortune is constantly showering, and where Sri Sri Radha and Krsna constantly perform the most wonderful pastimes.”

[ Srila Prabodhananda Sarasvati, Sri Vrindavana Mahimamrta, Sataka three, Text 60 ]


Written by Indradyumna Swami in a facebook post from December 9, 2017. To see the original post, please click here.