Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1972-12-05Rotary Club Lecture, Bhagavad-gītā 2.24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRotary Club Lecture, Bhagavad-gītā 2.24 — December 5, 1972, Ahmedabad

Rotary Club Lecture, Bhagavad-gītā 2.24 [Rotary Club Lecture, Bhagavad-gītā 2.24 — December 5, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: Rotarians, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly inviting me this evening to speak something on
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1972-12-06Bg 2.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 2.1 — December 6, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 2.1 [Bg 2.1 — December 6, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: [maṅgalācaraṇa prayers]

" śrī-caitanya-mano-‘bhīṣṭaṁ sthāpitaṁ yena bhūtale svayaṁ rūpaḥ kadā mahyaṁ dadāti sva-padāntikam"

" he kṛṣṇa karuṇā-sindho dīna-bandho jagat-pate
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1972-12-07Bg 2.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 2.1 — December 7, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 2.1 [Bg 2.1 — December 7, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda:

" ...uvāca taṁ tathā kṛpayāviṣṭam aśru-pūrṇākulekṣaṇam viṣīdantam idaṁ vākyam uvāca madhusūdanaḥ [Bg. 2.1]"

Madhusūdana. Kṛṣṇa is described here as Madhusūdana, the killer of the demon Madhu.
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1972-12-08Rotary Club Addressplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRotary Club Address — December 8, 1972, Ahmedabad

Rotary Club Address [Rotary Club Address — December 8, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: Mr. President, Rotarians, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly inviting me to speak before you on the subject matter “The Present Need of the Human Society.
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1972-12-08Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — December 8, 1972, Ahmedabad

Lecture [Lecture — December 8, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: ...yesterday the definition of Bhagavān, ṣaḍ-aiśvarya-pūrṇa-bhagavān [Cc. Madhya 25.33]: all riches, all strength, all reputation, all beauty, all knowledge and all renunciation. Complete. Because I have got mill
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1972-12-09Bg 18.67–69plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 18.67-69 — December 9, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 18.67–69 [Bg 18.67-69 — December 9, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: ...about Kṛṣṇa’s forbidding Arjuna not to speak this Bhagavad-gītā to a person who is not very much advanced in austerity and penance. The verse is on the Eighteenth Chapter, verse number 67, in which Kṛṣṇa says to Arjuna,
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1972-12-10Bg 18.67plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 18.67 — December 10, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 18.67 [Bg 18.67 — December 10, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda:

" idaṁ te nātapaskāya nābhaktāya kadācana na cāśuśruṣave vācyaṁ na ca māṁ yo ‘bhyasūyati [Bg. 18.67]"

So we were discussing this verse yesterday. So there are persons
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1972-12-10Lecture [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [Hindi] — December 10, 1972, Ahmedabad

Lecture [Hindi] [Lecture [Hindi] — December 10, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-12-10Conversation [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation [Hindi] — December 10, 1972, Ahmedabad

Room Conversation [Hindi] [Room Conversation [Hindi] — December 10, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-12-11Bg 2.2–6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 2.2-6 — December 11, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 2.2–6 [Bg 2.2-6 — December 11, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda:

" kutas tvā kaśmalam idaṁ viṣame samupasthitam anārya-juṣṭam asvargyam akīrti-karam arjuna [Bg. 2.2]"

Anārya-juṣṭam, “not at all befitting a man who knows the progressive values of life.
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1972-12-12Bg 6.47plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.47 — December 12, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 6.47 [Bg 6.47 — December 12, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: So we have been discussing Bhagavad-gītā. In Second Chapter, the Lord has very elaborately explained the constitutional position of the living entity, and the whole first portion of the six chapters
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1972-12-13Bg 7.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 — December 13, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Bg 7.1 — December 13, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda:

" mayy āsakta-manāḥ pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayam samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]"

So by the end of the Sixth Chapter, Kṛṣṇa has explained the
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1972-12-14Bg 7.1–3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1-3 — December 14, 1972, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1–3 [Bg 7.1-3 — December 14, 1972, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda:

" ...pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]"

So Kṛṣṇa is advising simply by increasing your attachment for Kṛṣṇa, simply always being absorbed in the thought of Kṛṣṇa, we can be eligible to understand the whole knowledge, complete knowledge, without any doubt. By our mental speculation we acquire knowledge, but there are so many doubts. So many doubts.…
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1975-09-25Bg 7.1 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 [Hindi] — September 25, 1975, Ahmedabad

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Hindi] [Bg 7.1 Hindi — September 25, 1975, Ahmedabad]

[final proofreading pending]

Prabhupada:

" śrī bhagavān uvāca mayy āsakta-manāḥ pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu
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1975-09-25Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — September 25, 1975, Ahmedabad

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — September 25, 1975, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: Society has lost this saṁskāra process; therefore they remain in the animal platform. Janmanā jāyate śūdra saṁskārad bhaved dvijaḥ. When a person is born even in human society, he remains a
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1975-09-26Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — September 26, 1975, Ahmedabad

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — September 26, 1975, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: ...position is if you can get a bungalow like this, and two cars, good wife, then life is successful. Is it not?

Kartikeya: Yes, I think.

Prabhupāda: Never mind “I am going to be a dog next life.
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1975-09-27Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — September 27, 1975, Ahmedabad

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — September 27, 1975, Ahmedabad]

Prabhupāda: [Hindi] ...parks here?

Kartikeya: There are many small parks, but biggest park is here. One is at Kankariya, near the lake. That old lake is... A five-hundred-old lake is there.
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1975-09-27Conversation [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation [Hindi] — September 27, 1975, Ahmedabad

Room Conversation [Hindi] [Room Conversation [Hindi] — September 27, 1975, Ahmedabad]

[final proofreading pending]

Prabhupāda: So if they are not educated and remain in darkness, of what use is this kind of education? If he does not know what body he is going to acquire in the future and the body he will acquire is from 8400000 species of life, sarva-yoniu . What is the body I will acquire, if he does not know of what use is such education? If today I am a big man and after body change I becom…
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1975-09-27SB 1.2.6 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.6 [Hindi] — September 27, 1975, Ahmedabad

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [Hindi] [SB 1.2.6 [Hindi] — September 27, 1975, Ahmedabad]

[final proofreading pending]

Prabhupāda:

" sa vai puṁsāṁ paro dharmo yato bhaktir adhokṣaje ahaituky apratihatā yenātmā suprasīdati [SB 1.2.6]"

Dharma, what is dharma (supreme occupation)?
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1975-09-29Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — September 29, 1975, Ahmedabad

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — September 29, 1975, Ahmedabad]

Kartikeya: The outside of garden may not be open...

Brahmānanda: Park gate is closed.

Kartikeya: We can walk on the road.

Prabhupāda: All right. When it is open?

Kartikeya: Normally six. [break]
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