Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1971-01-06Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — January 6, 1971, Calcutta

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — January 6, 1971, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: Mosquito?

Devotee (1): Yes.

Prabhupāda: Oh. [laughter] Many, many? Without mosquito curtain you cannot sleep.

Devotee (1): No, we can sleep. At Advaita Bhavan there
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1971-01-06SB 6.2.1–5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.1-5 — January 6, 1971, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.1–5 [SB 6.2.1-5 — January 6, 1971, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...authorized is Śukadeva Gosvāmī. You haven’t got to sit here.

" evaṁ te bhagavad-dūtā yamadūtābhibhāṣitam upadhāryātha tān rājan pratyāhur naya-kovidāḥ
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1971-01-10SB 6.2.5–8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.5-8 — January 10, 1971, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.5–8 [SB 6.2.5-8 — January 10, 1971, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" yasyāṅke śira ādhāya lokaḥ svapiti nirvṛtaḥ svayaṁ dharmam adharmaṁ vā na hi veda yathā paśuḥ"

" sa kathaṁ nyarpitātmānaṁ kṛta-maitram acetanam
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1972-02-23Bg 16.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 16.5 — February 23, 1972, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 16.5 [Bg 16.5 — February 23, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" nibandhāyāsurī matā mā śucaḥ sampadaṁ daivīm abhijāto ‘si pāṇḍava Bg. 16.5"

Arjuna is advised by Kṛṣṇa. He has described before the..., what is daivī sampati
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1972-02-23SB 1.2.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.6 — February 23, 1972, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [SB 1.2.6 — February 23, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" ...sa vai puṁsāṁ paro dharmo yato bhaktir adhokṣaje... [SB 1.2.6]"

[baby crying] [Hindi]

Somehow or other we have to turn to Kṛṣṇa consciousness. That is the aim of life. This human form of life is meant for this purpose,
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1972-02-24Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — February 24, 1972, Calcutta

Lecture [Lecture — February 24, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...identified with this material body. This is material life. Actually, I am spirit soul. I am not matter. Everyone can understand it, because the theory that living condition is developed under certain material condition. Just like we see sometimes that one germ is coming out the stool.
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1972-03-04Lecture [Bengali]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [Bengali] — March 4, 1972, Calcutta

Lecture [Bengali] [Lecture [Bengali] — March 4, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-03-05SB 7.9.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.8 — March 5, 1972, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.8 [SB 7.9.8 — March 5, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: English. Yesterday I spoke in Bengali, is that alright?

Devotee: [Bengali]

Prabhupāda: What shall I say?

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Speak English. English.

Prabhupāda: You requested me to speak in English.
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1972-03-06SB 7.9.8–9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.8-9 — March 6, 1972, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.8–9 [SB 7.9.8-9 — March 6, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: Prahlāda Mahārāja is considering himself to be unfit for worshiping the Lord. He says, kiṁ toṣṭum arhati sa me harir ugra-jāteḥ [SB 7.9.8]. Ugra-jāteḥ, as I was speaking yesterday, that chili, chili caste, those who are very much in fallen condition by quality. His quality
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1972-03-07Bg 9.2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.2 — March 7, 1972, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 9.2 [Bg 9.2 — March 7, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...read today some verses from the Ninth Chapter, Bhagavad-gītā.

" rāja-vidyā rāja-guhyaṁ pavitram idam uttamam pratyakṣāvagamaṁ dharmyaṁ su-sukhaṁ kartum avyayam
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1972-03-07SB 7.9.9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.9 — March 7, 1972, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.9 [SB 7.9.9 — March 7, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: We are talking of Prahlāda Mahārāja’s prayer. He was thinking himself unfit for offering prayers to the Lord. But still, because he was requested by the great demigods headed by Lord Brahmā and others, he thought that material qualification, namely high parentage, riches, beauty, bodily strength, yogic power, all of them are not qualification for becoming a devotee or qualified to approach the Supreme Personality of Godhea…
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1972-03-08Bg 9.2–3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.2-3 — March 8, 1972, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 9.2–3 [Bg 9.2-3 — March 8, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" rāja-vidyā rāja-guhyaṁ pavitram idam uttamam... [Bg. 9.2]"

[aside:] Why not this fan?

Devotee: [indistinct]

Prabhupāda:

" ...pratyakṣāvagamaṁ dharmyaṁ su-sukhaṁ kartum avyayam
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1972-03-09Bg 9.4–6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.4-6 — March 9, 1972, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 9.4–6 [Bg 9.4-6 — March 9, 1972, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" mayā tatam idaṁ sarvaṁ jagad avyakta-mūrtinā mat-sthāni sarva-bhūtāni na cāhaṁ teṣv avasthitaḥ [Bg. 9.4]"

This verse, we have been discussing last night, this is distinct explanation of impersonalism and personalism. Actually, there cannot be any impersonal idea. Here Kṛṣṇa says,
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1973-01-25The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 25, 1973, Calcutta

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 25, 1973, Calcutta]

Mādhavānanda: [reading] “...by certain convictions derived by his own arguments and decisions. Then another person, who may be a greater logician, will nullify these conclusions and establish another thesis. In this way the path of argument will never be safe or conclusive. The
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1973-01-26Sannyāsa Initiation Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSannyāsa Initiation Lecture — January 26, 1973, Calcutta

Sannyāsa Initiation Lecture [Sannyāsa Initiation Lecture — January 26, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ... and sat means om tat sat, the Absolute Truth. Sannyāsa.

[aside:] So stop that sound.

So renouncement, simply giving up something, is not very good idea. You must have something better.
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1973-01-27Bg 7.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 — January 27, 1973, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Bg 7.1 — January 27, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: We are reciting from Bhagavad-gītā, Seventh Chapter [Bg. 7.1]. The yoga system is called attachment for Kṛṣṇa, or kṛṣṇa-yoga. Yoga means connecting, link, and if we always keep ourself connecting link with Kṛṣṇa, then we become the topmost
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1973-01-27The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 27, 1973, Calcutta

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 27, 1973, Calcutta]

[indistinct]

Prabhupāda: Page twenty-three open.

Mādhavānanda: Here, twenty-five, page twenty-five.

Prabhupāda: Hmm? Page twenty-five?

Mādhavānanda: Yes.

Prabhupāda:
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1973-01-28The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 28, 1973, Calcutta

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 28, 1973, Calcutta]

Mādhavānanda: [reading] “It is confirmed in the Bhagavad-gītā that after many, many births, when one becomes actually wise, he surrenders unto Vāsudeva, knowing perfectly well that Kṛṣṇa [Vāsudeva] is the origin and cause of all causes. Therefore he sticks to the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa and gradually develops love for Him. Although such a wise man is very dear to Kṛṣṇa, the others are also accepted as very magnanimous beca…
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1973-01-29Lecture at Universityplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at University — January 29, 1973, Calcutta

Lecture at University [Lecture at University — January 29, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: Śrī Gosvāmīpāda, Mr. Motilal, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly inviting me in this meeting to serve you to some extent according to my capacity.
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1973-01-29The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 29, 1973, Calcutta

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 29, 1973, Calcutta]

Bhavānanda: [reading] “...If someone has desire for material enjoyment or for becoming one with the Supreme, these are both considered material concepts.”

Prabhupāda:
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1973-01-30Lecture at Bhārata Chamber of Commerceplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Bhārata Chamber of Commerce — January 30, 1973, Calcutta

Lecture at Bhārata Chamber of Commerce [Lecture at Bhārata Chamber of Commerce — January 30, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" oṁ ajñāna timirāndhasya jñānāñjana śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ [Śrī guru-praṇāma]
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1973-01-30The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 30, 1973, Calcutta

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 30, 1973, Calcutta]

Bhavānanda: [reading] “...devotee is so much attracted to glorification of the pastimes, name, qualities, forms and so forth of the Lord that the devotee does not care for
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1973-01-31Lecture at Indo-American Societyplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Indo-American Society — January 31, 1973, Calcutta

Lecture at Indo-American Society [Lecture at Indo-American Society — January 31, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: Mr. Allen, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly inviting me to speak something about East and West. Of course, I have got considerable experience now because I am wandering East and West, not only once, at least twice, thrice in a year. So far Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is concerned, we have no such thing, East and West. Just like the sun rises from the eastern h…
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1973-01-31The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 31, 1973, Calcutta

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 31, 1973, Calcutta]

Mādhavānanda: [reading] “...Four. Devotional Service Surpasses All Liberation. How much a devotee is seriously attached to the devotional service of the Supreme Personality of Godhead can be understood from the statement of Mahārāja Pṛthu [
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1973-03-05Bg 2.12plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 2.12 — March 5, 1973, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 2.12 [Bg 2.12 — March 5, 1973, Calcutta]

[kīrtana] [break]

Prabhupāda: [chants prema-dhvani prayers] [break]

[12:53]

" na tv evāhaṁ jātu nāsaṁ na tvaṁ neme janādhipāḥ na caiva na bhaviṣyāmaḥ sarve vayam ataḥ param
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1973-03-06Bg 10.1–3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 10.1-3 — March 6, 1973, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 10.1–3 [Bg 10.1-3 — March 6, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: This is Bhagavad-gītā.

" śrī-bhagavān uvāca..."

[aside:] That’s all right.

" bhūya eva mahā-bāho śṛṇu me paramaṁ vacaḥ yat te ‘haṁ prīyamāṇāya
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1973-03-12Lecture [Bengali]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [Bengali] — March 12, 1973, Calcutta

Lecture [Bengali] [Lecture [Bengali] — March 12, 1973, Calcutta]
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1973-03-13Lecture [Bengali]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [Bengali] — March 13, 1973, Calcutta

Lecture [Lecture [Bengali] — March 13, 1973, Calcutta]
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1973-03-18Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — March 18, 1973, Calcutta

Lecture [Lecture — March 18, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...he is speaking about knowledge, perfect knowledge. Knowledge received from common man or any person within this material world, infected with four kinds of defects, cannot be perfect. The so-called scientists, philosophers, mental speculators or dramatists or writers, as we experience, their talkings all are nonsense
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1973-06-29Bg 9.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.10 — June 29, 1973, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 9.10 [Bg 9.10 — June 29, 1973, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...Nobel Prize. He came to California University. So he was lecturing on his theory that life has begun by combination of certain chemicals. He has mentioned those chemicals. But in that meeting, there was a member, he
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1973-06-30Bg 9.11plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.11 — June 30, 1973, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 9.11 [Bg 9.11 — June 30, 1973, Calcutta]

Pradyumna: ...yakṣeṇa prakṛtiḥ... [Bg. 9.10]

Prabhupāda: No. Next verse. This we have discussed last night.

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

" avajānanti māṁ mūḍhā
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1974-02-26Bg 15.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 15.1 — February 26, 1974, Calcutta

Bhagavad-gītā 15.1 [Bg 15.1 — February 26, 1974, Calcutta]

Nitāi: Translation: “The Blessed Lord said: There is a banyan tree which has its roots upward and its branches downward, whose leaves are the Vedic hymns. One who knows this tree is the knower of the Vedas.
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1974-02-27SB 1.2.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.6 — February 27, 1974, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [SB 1.2.6 — February 27, 1974, Calcutta]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [devotees repeat]

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

Prabhupāda:
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1974-03-10Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture Bengali — March 10, 1974, Calcutta

Lecture [Lecture Bengali — March 10, 1974, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" vande ‘haṁ śrī-guroḥ śrī-yuta-pada-kamalaṁ śrī-gurūn vaiṣṇavāṁś ca śrī-rūpaṁ sāgrajātaṁ saha-gaṇa-raghunāthānvitaṁ taṁ sa-jīvam sādvaitaṁ sāvadhūtaṁ parijana-sahitaṁ kṛṣṇa-caitanya-devaṁ
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1974-09-23Rādhāṣṭamīplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmatī Rādhārāṇī’s Appearance Day, Bhagavad-gītā 4.10 — September 23, 1974, Calcutta

Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī’s Appearance Day, Bhagavad-gītā 4.10 [Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī’s Appearance Day, Bhagavad-gītā 4.10 — September 23, 1974, Calcutta]

Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.]
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1974-09-26SB 1.2.18plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.18 — September 26, 1974, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.18 [SB 1.2.18 — September 26, 1974, Calcutta]

Bhāgavata: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.]

" naṣṭa-prāyeṣv abhadreṣu
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1974-09-27SB 1.2.19plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.19 — September 27, 1974, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.19 [SB 1.2.19 — September 27, 1974, Calcutta]

Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.]

" tadā rajas-tamo-bhāvāḥ
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1975-03-20Arrival Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Lecture — March 20, 1975, Calcutta

Arrival Lecture [Arrival Lecture — March 20, 1975, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: So this time within two months, from 26th February?

Devotee: Twenty-fourth January.

Prabhupāda: 24th January to 15th March---less than two months---I had the opportunity to go round over the world. From Bombay I went to Hong Kong, then from Hong Kong to Tokyo, Japan; from Tokyo to Honolulu, Honolulu to Mexico City, then Venezuela. Caracas
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1975-03-21Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Press Representative — March 21, 1975, Calcutta

Room Conversation with Press Representative [Room Conversation with Press Representative — March 21, 1975, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...different desires, they are getting different conditions of life. Therefore we find so many species and forms of life.
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1975-03-21SB 1.2.6 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.6 [Hindi] — March 21, 1975, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [Hindi] [SB 1.2.6 [Hindi] — March 21, 1975, Calcutta]

Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.]

" sa vai puṁsāṁ paro dharmo
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1975-03-22SB 1.2.7 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.7 [Hindi] — March 22, 1975, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.7 [Hindi] [SB 1.2.7 [Hindi] — March 22, 1975, Calcutta]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.]

"
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1975-03-23SB 1.2.8 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.8 [Hindi] — March 23, 1975, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.8 [Hindi] [SB 1.2.8 [Hindi] — March 23, 1975, Calcutta]

[final proofreading pending]

Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.]
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1976-01-13Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — January 13, 1976, Calcutta

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — January 13, 1976, Calcutta]

Devotees: Haribol. Haribol. Haribol. Haribol. [break]

Prabhupāda: How do you like this idea?

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: At Victoria...

Prabhupāda: Anywhere, as we are walking, the saṅkīrtana.
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1976-01-13SB 5.5.2 [Bengali]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 5.5.2 [Bengali] — January 13, 1976, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.5.2 [Bengali] [SB 5.5.2 [Bengali] — January 13, 1976, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" mahat-sevāṁ dvāram āhur vimuktes tamo-dvāraṁ yoṣitāṁ saṅgi-saṅgam mahāntas te sama-cittāḥ praśāntā vimanyavaḥ suhṛdaḥ sādhavo ye
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1976-01-14SB 5.5.2 [Bengali]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 5.5.2 [Bengali] — January 14, 1976, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.5.2 [Bengali] [SB 5.5.2 [Bengali] — January 14, 1976, Calcutta]

" mahat-sevāṁ dvāram āhur vimuktes tamo-dvāraṁ yoṣitāṁ saṅgi-saṅgam mahāntas te sama-cittāḥ praśāntā vimanyavaḥ suhṛdaḥ sādhavo ye
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1976-01-15Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — January 15, 1976, Calcutta

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — January 15, 1976, Calcutta]

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: ...real ones agree.

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: I think this is their hospital here.

Prabhupāda: This is?

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: One of them, yes. I think they have
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1976-03-22Arrival Talkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Talk — March 22, 1976, Calcutta

Arrival Talk [Arrival Talk — March 22, 1976, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: So I must first of all thank you for decorating Rādhā-Mādhava so nicely. So we are coming from Māyāpur, from the birthplace of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. And Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu is combination of Rādhā-Mādhava.
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1976-03-23SB 7.9.43plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.43 — March 23, 1976, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.43 [SB 7.9.43 — March 23, 1976, Calcutta]

Śāstrījī:

" oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ"

Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.
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1976-03-24Talk at Rādhā-Govinda Mandirplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk at Rādhā-Govinda Mandir — March 24, 1976, Calcutta

Talk at Rādhā-Govinda Mandir [Talk at Rādhā-Govinda Mandir — March 24, 1976, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: [Bengali] This Rādhā-Govinda Deity is very old Deity of the Mullik family. I think not less than two hundred years ago this Deity was established by the mother of Kashinath Mullik. I think you might have heard, another Kashi
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1977-01-16Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — January 16, 1977, Calcutta

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — January 16, 1977, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: But one cannot give up the family life, and it was an opportunity to give up family life. So it is blessing in disguise.

Abhirāma: I’m sometimes thinking that if my activities were more purified
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1977-01-16Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation on 1976 Book Scores — January 16, 1977, Calcutta

Room Conversation on 1976 Book Scores [Room Conversation on 1976 Book Scores — January 16, 1977, Calcutta]

Rāmeśvara: This is a very bad picture. It makes the devotee look very strange. And they have this elaborate ghee holder.

Prabhupāda: This is our men?
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1977-01-16Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — January 16, 1977, Calcutta

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — January 16, 1977, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: We are discussing some subject matter from Reader’s Digest about the next two hundred years, how things will happen. The scientist proposing that they’ll control the laws of nature, and they will produce food from garbage
Calcutta
1977-02-04Arrival Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Lecture — February 4, 1977, Calcutta

Arrival Lecture [Arrival Lecture — February 4, 1977, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" śrī-vigrahārādhana-nitya-nānā- śṛṅgāra-tan-mandira-mārjanādau yuktasya bhaktaṁś ca niyuñjato ‘pi vande guroḥ śrī-caraṇāravindam"

So who has decorated?
Calcutta
1977-02-04Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — February 4, 1977, Calcutta

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — February 4, 1977, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: So to approach a puffed-up man, falsely puffed-up man... Just like sometimes father begs from the son, “Oh, my dear child, oh, you are very... Give me this hundred rupees
Calcutta
1977-02-04Conversation [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation [partially recorded] — February 4, 1977, Calcutta

Conversation [partially recorded] [Conversation [partially recorded] — February 4, 1977, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...lords, they are selling their property.

Devotee: Yes.

Bhāgavata: What did Mr. Bajoria say about the Purī house?

Prabhupāda: Practically he avoided.
Calcutta
1977-02-05Car Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCar Conversation — February 5, 1977, Calcutta

Car Conversation [Car Conversation — February 5, 1977, Calcutta]

Jayapatākā: ...and you do little work and get more money. You can buy radio and tape recorder. And working in the field, that is not noble.

Prabhupāda: Just see how foolish leaders. In the field there is food. They will not work for the food. [break]
Calcutta
1977-02-06SB 1.8.18 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.8.18 [Hindi] — February 6, 1977, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.8.18 [Hindi] [SB 1.8.18 [Hindi] — February 6, 1977, Calcutta]

Devotee: Śrīmatī Kuntī said: O Kṛṣṇa, I offer my obeisances unto You because You are the original personality and are unaffected by the qualities of the material world. You are existing both within and without everything, yet You are invisible to all.
Calcutta