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Fruits and Flowers: The Devotees of Moscow – Indradyumna Swami Nectar

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Fruits and Flowers: The Devotees of Moscow – Indradyumna Swami Nectar

The last stop of Indrayumna Swami’s Russian tour was Moscow, Russia. In a youtube video filmed in Moscow, Indradyumna Swami glorifies his Spiritual Master, Srila Prabhupada:

“We’ve also come with a sense of nostalgia, because this is where our Spiritual Master, Srila Prabhupada, came during his visit in 1971. Actually, there’s a number of well-known photos of Prabhupada, walking up toward Red Square, walking through Red Square, looking up at St. Basil’s Cathedral. It was during Prabhupada’s visit here that he met Professor Kotovsky. They had some discussion about Krishna Consciousness and just as significant is when Prabhupada’s secretary at that time, Syamasundara das, during a shopping spree getting some fruits and vegetables for Srila Prabhupada, he met one young boy interested. Anatoli came back to Srila Prabhupada’s hotel room and spent a significant amount of time with Srila Prabhupada for a few days speaking about Krishna Consciousness. And by Prabhupada’s boundless mercy, that young man became his first and only Russian disciple, and Ananta Santi, as he was initiated, did a significant amount of service in this country. He also traveled all over the country and preached Krishna Consciousness. So in this way Srila Prabhupada planted the first seed of Krishna Consciousness here in Russia and our good fortune has been during the last few weeks to travel the length and breadth of this country and inspire the devotees who came about as a result of that preaching. A seed grows into eventually a beautiful tree and produces fruits and flowers, so the fruits and flowers of Srila Prabhupada’s preaching up to the present day and certainly for many centuries to come is all the very beautiful devotees who have come forth.”

To listen to one of Indradyumna Swami’s classes delivered in Moscow, please visit his youtube channel.

For more on Indradyumna Swami’s transcendental travels and lectures, please visit Indradyumna Swami’s facebook and his lecture site at Narottam. On Indradyumna Swami’s official Youtube Channel, you can find many kirtans and classes from his ongoing Russian tour.

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