Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1970-12-15Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 15, 1970, Surat

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 15, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: You understand what is the meaning of Bhāgavata, this word, Bhāgavata? You understand? These are the common questions. If you do not understand this common question then how you can instruct others?
1970-12-15SB 6.1.27plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.27 — December 15, 1970, Indore

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.27 [SB 6.1.27 — December 15, 1970, Indore]

Prabhupāda: ...all sinful contamination. Therefore purposely they commit sinful activity and chant Hare Kṛṣṇa to counteract. That is also greatest offense, that “Because I am chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa
1973-12-15Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — December 15, 1973, Los Angeles

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — December 15, 1973, Los Angeles]

Svarūpa Dāmodara: The sky is quite clear.

Prabhupāda: Yes. Can you change it? Can you change it?

Svarūpa Dāmodara: No. [laughter]

Prabhupāda: Then what kind of scientist you are?
Los Angeles
1973-12-15SB 1.15.37plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.15.37 — December 15, 1973, Los Angeles

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.15.37 [SB 1.15.37 — December 15, 1973, Los Angeles]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" yudhiṣṭhiras tat parisarpaṇaṁ budhaḥ pure ca rāṣṭre ca gṛhe tathātmani vibhāvya lobhānṛta-jihma-hiṁsanādy-
Los Angeles
1974-12-15SB 3.26.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 3.26.3 — December 15, 1974, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.26.3 [SB 3.26.3 — December 15, 1974, Bombay]

Devotee: [leads chanting] [devotees repeat]

" anādir ātmā puruṣo nirguṇaḥ prakṛteḥ paraḥ pratyag-dhāmā svayaṁ-jyotir viśvaṁ yena samanvitam [SB 3.26.3]"

1976-12-15Bg 16.7plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 16.7 — December 15, 1976, Hyderabad

Bhagavad-gītā 16.7 [Bg 16.7 — December 15, 1976, Hyderabad]


" pravṛttiṁ ca nivṛttiṁ ca janā na vidur āsurāḥ na śaucaṁ nāpi cācāro na satyaṁ teṣu vidyate [Bg. 16.7]"

So this asuric public, they do not know which way their destination is. They say it is self-interest, but these rascals, they do not know what is the self-interest, because their very beginning of life is mistaken. They are thinking this body is the self. So how they will know self-interest? The basic principle is…