Entries by Indradyumna Swami

Bell metal to gold – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

Bell metal to gold – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami “As bell metal is turned to gold when mixed with mercury in an alchemical process, so one who is properly trained and initiated by a bona fide spiritual master immediately becomes a brahmana.” [Sanatana Goswami, Hari-bhakti-vilasa 2.12] Quoted by Indradyumna Swami in his diary; August […]

Victory of sankirtan – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

Victory of sankirtan – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami “Victory! Victory! Victory! I behold something wonderful! All the inauspiciousness of the living entities is destroyed. No one is going to hell. Yamaraja has no more work to do and the effects of Kali-yuga have ceased to exist. This is because all over the world an increasing number […]

The supreme occupation – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami

The supreme occupation – Verse quoted by Indradyumna Swami sa vai puṁsāṁ paro dharmo yato bhaktir adhokṣaje ahaituky apratihatā yayātmā suprasīdati “The supreme occupation for all humanity is that by which men can attain to loving devotional service unto the transcendent Lord. Such devotional service must be unmotivated and uninterrupted to completely satisfy the self.” [SB 1.2.6] […]