Volume 14, Chapter 14 “The Line up” July 31, 2017 I was in a cheerful mood when I awoke on the last day of the first half of our summer tour. All twenty-four of our festival programs along the Baltic Sea coast in Poland so far had been…

I Shall Not Pass This Way Again - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 13 “I Shall Not Pass This Way Again” July 23, 2017 I am aware that my biological clock is winding down. There is no use denying it. It is real. Not only am I in my late sixties, but I have also survived two deadly bouts…

That Special Song - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 12 “That Special Song” July 18, 2017 I awoke at 3:30 a.m. as the first rays of Eastern Europe’s summer sun peeked through my window. I was confused. Where am I? Nothing in the room seemed familiar. Since my travels…

O Resident of Kailash! - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 11 O Resident of Kailash! November 7, 2016 - by Indradyumna Swami My fascination with Tibet began in the 1960s. I was fifteen, and the hippie movement, with its unconventional philosophies and ways of life, had just…

Back in Town - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 10 Back in Town August 26, 2016 - by Indradyumna Swami For years we have taken pride in doing our summer festival in Kolobrzeg, one of the biggest and most popular tourist destinations along the Baltic Sea coast in Poland.…

I Could Do This Forever - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 9 I Could Do This Forever July 28, 2016 - by Indradyumna Swami I settled into the science classroom in the school that would once again be our base for our summer festival tour. The walls were crowded with test…

The Light of the Soul - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 8 The Light of the Soul March 4, 2016 - by Indradyumna Swami “Welcome home!” Mahavan dasa, a Russian disciple, greeted me as I came out of New Delhi’s slick new airport terminal, tired after my flight from Bangalore.…

The Singing Janitor - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 7 The Singing Janitor February 21, 2016 - by Indradyumna Swami Whenever I come to Mumbai I stay at the home of my disciple Narottam Dasa Thakur Das and his wife Manjari Devi Dasi. Today, Narottam had come with me to…

Touching the Feet of the Gods - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 6 Touching the Feet of the Gods September 23, 2015 - by Indradyumna Swami Time passes quickly when you are doing something you love, and since the devotees love spreading Krsna consciousness, the summer flew by. Our…

Our Happy Summer Days - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 5 Our Happy Summer Days August 17, 2015 - by Indradyumna Swami After a month of harinams and festivals and a mammoth three-day Woodstock festival, our tour devotees were exhausted. When I mentioned during a meeting…

Inspiring the Inspired - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 4 Inspiring the Inspired October 12, 2014 - by Indradyumna Swami Our team of 300 devotees was exhausted. We had already done 24 festivals along the Baltic Sea coast plus a “Krsna’s Village of Peace” festival…

Forever Your Servant - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 3 Forever Your Servant August 18, 2014 - by Indradyumna Swami Dear Srila Prabhupada, Please accept my most humble obeisances in the dust of your lotus feet. Once again, I stand before you on the annual occasion…

A Thousand Lectures on the Absolute Truth - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 2 A Thousand Lectures on the Absolute Truth August 8, 2014 - by Indradyumna Swami It was a week after the Sadhu Sanga Retreat in North Carolina last May, and I was in Los Angeles waiting to board a flight to London…

He Was A Great Saintly Person - by Indradyumna Swami

Volume 14, Chapter 1 He Was A Great Saintly Person February 8, 2014 - by Indradyumna Swami In December of 1970, Srila Prabhupada spent fourteen days in Surat, India, with twenty-five of his Western disciples. Five years earlier, he had…