Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1971-01-15Śrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9–10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9-10 — January 15, 1971, Allahabad

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9–10 [Śrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9-10 — January 15, 1971, Allahabad]

Haṁsadūta: Sixteen heads arrived at the Kumbha-melā, January 5, 1971. Śrīla Prabhupāda arrived on the morning of January 13, 1971, and the following lectures were recorded beginning January 15, 1971, at the Kumbha-melā, crossing of Kali and Yamunā roads, just across from the Hanumān Mandira, a temple which is said to be at least one million years old. Prabhupāda said it was standing since the time of Lord Rāma…
1971-01-16SB 6.2.11plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.11 — January 16, 1971, Allahabad

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.11 [SB 6.2.11 — January 16, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: [Hindi] [sings maṅgalacaraṇa prayers] [aside:] That’s all right.

" na niṣkṛtair uditair brahma-vādibhis tathā viśuddhyaty aghavān vratādibhiḥ
1971-01-17Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — January 17, 1971, Allahabad

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — January 17, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: Vivekananda has influence here in higher class, among the educated class. They talk about Vivekananda and this and that, nonsense. In your country, fortunately, that opposition was not there. There was no influence of Vivekananda class men. Here amongst the educated class there is influence of all these rascals, Vivekananda, Aurobindo, and
1971-01-17SB 6.2.12–14plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.12-14 — January 17, 1971, Allahabad

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.12–14 [SB 6.2.12-14 — January 17, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: There are so many persons following their own principles of religious, ritualistic performances, but... [break] ...by remaining in the same standard. They are not improving. The spiritual life or religious life means that one should make advance towards back to home, back to Godhead, not that religious life should be followed to make some material improvement. That is not religious life.
1971-01-18Discussionsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDiscussions — January 18, 1971, Allahabad

Discussions [Discussions — January 18, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: ...a bona fide spiritual master. Bona fide spiritual master means who carries out the order of higher authorities. Otherwise he is not spiritual master. Anyone who manufactures his own process of religion, that is rascaldom.
1977-01-13Lecture at Kumbha-melāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Kumbha-melā — January 13, 1977, Allahabad

Lecture at Kumbha-melā [Lecture at Kumbha-melā — January 13, 1977, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: [indistinct] ...the Personality of Godhead, He has come down. He comes,

" yadā yadā hi dharmasya glānir bhavati bhārata [Bg. 4.7]"

That is one of the pastimes: to deliver the fallen souls. Fallen souls means anyone who is in this material world, beginning from Brahmā down to the small ant, all of them are fallen. It is simply degree of position. Just like in the prison house everyone is a criminal. On…
1977-01-13Conversation and Instruction On New Movieplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation and Instruction On New Movie — January 13, 1977, Allahabad

Conversation and Instruction On New Movie [Conversation and Instruction On New Movie — January 13, 1977, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: These are weapons. That was the only endeavor, how legally he could occupy the bricks and stones of Gauḍīya Math. That
1977-01-15Morning Lecture at Kumbha-melāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Lecture at Kumbha-melā — January 15, 1977, Allahabad

Morning Lecture at Kumbha-melā [Morning Lecture at Kumbha-melā — January 15, 1977, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: So people do not understand that there is life after death. But Bhagavān says, “Yes, there is life after death.” Tathā dehāntara-prāptiḥ
1977-01-15Conversation in carplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation in car — January 15, 1977, Allahabad

Conversation in car [Conversation in car — January 15, 1977, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: ...in Western countries, fifty years. Twenty years in Durban and thirty years in England.

Gurudāsa: Twenty years in...?

Prabhupāda: In Durban. South Africa. Fighting with General Smuts to give Indians equal rights. They are very conservative. At heart they want