Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1971-02-09SB 6.3.12–15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.12-15 — February 9, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.12–15 [SB 6.3.12-15 — February 9, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...his position. And from his statements any sane man will understand also his position. Don’t claim that “I am God. I am Supreme.” Just try to understand what is your position. Most insignificant position. How do you claim that you are God?
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1971-02-10SB 6.3.16–17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.16-17 — February 10, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.16–17 [SB 6.3.16-17 — February 10, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" yaṁ vai na gobhir manasāsubhir vā hṛdā girā vāsu-bhṛto vicakṣate ātmānam antar-hṛdi santam ātmanāṁ [sic:] yac-cakṣur yathaivākṛtayāntaḥ param
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1971-02-11SB 6.3.18plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.18 — February 11, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.18 [SB 6.3.18 — February 11, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...rakṣanti tad-bhaktimataḥ parebhyo mattaś ca martyān atha sarvataś ca [SB 6.3.18]. So invisible Viṣṇudūtas, they are always traveling. Just like Viṣṇu, Lord Viṣṇu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is all-pervading, He is everywhere, but our present eyes cannot see Him, material eyes. Just like we cannot see even the living entity when he is passing through this body, leaving this body aside, very small. We c…
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1971-02-12SB 6.3.18–19plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.18-19 — February 12, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.18–19 [SB 6.3.18-19 — February 12, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" bhūtāni viṣṇoḥ sura-pūjitāni durdarśa-liṅgāni mahādbhutāni rakṣanti tad-bhaktimataḥ parebhyo mattaś ca martyān atha sarvataś ca
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1971-02-13Cc. Madhya 6.149–50plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.149-50 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.149–50 [Cc. Madhya 6.149-50 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" aho bhāgyam aho bhāgyaṁ nanda-gopa-vrajaukasām yan-mitraṁ paramānandaṁ pūrṇaṁ brahma sanātanam"

I think I shall speak in Hindi? What is that? I shall speak in English? Then they will take advantage of. That is
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1971-02-13SB 6.2.24–25plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.24-25 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.24–25 [SB 6.2.24-25 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...humbler than the grass and tolerant more than the tree. Tṛṇād api sunīcena taror api sahiṣṇunā, amāninā mānadena. We have to give all respect to everyone. Even one has no respect, he should be also offered respect. In this attitude one can make advancement by chanting this Hare Kṛṣṇa
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1971-02-14Cc. Madhya 6.151–154plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.151-154 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.151–154 [Cc. Madhya 6.151-154 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: Ataeva śruti kahe brahma-saviśeṣa: God, Brahma, the great. Brahma means the great. Bṛhatvād bṛhannatvāt. The Absolute Truth is the great and can expand also unlimitedly.
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1971-02-14Jaya Rādhā-Mādhavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Purport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava [Purport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...gopī-jana-vallabha giri-vara-dhārī, yasoda-nandana braja-jana-rañjana yamunā-tīra-vana-cārī. This small song you can practice. The tune I can give you. [Prabhupāda sings each line and devotees respond, then with
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1971-02-14Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...my Guru Mahārāja was in his last days, these rascal doctors injected... Our, this Kuñjabihārī, Tīrtha Mahārāja brought so many big, big doctors. And he protested,
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1971-02-14SB 6.3.20–23plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.20-23 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.20–23 [SB 6.3.20-23 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" svayambhūr nāradaḥ śambhuḥ kumāraḥ kapilo manuḥ prahlādo janako bhīṣmo balir vaiyāsakir vayam [SB 6.3.20]"

Twelve mahājanas, authorities, we have discussed yesterday morning.
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1971-02-15Appearance Dayplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigHis Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, Evening — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, Evening [His Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, Evening — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: Śrī Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Mahārāja, my spiritual master, his advent day today. In 1922, I was at that time very much engaged in Congress activity. I was very much devout follower of Mahātmā Gandhi, and at that time, I was manager also in a very big chemical concern in Ca…
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1971-02-15Disappearance, SB 6.3.24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigHis Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, SB 6.3.24 — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur

His Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, SB 6.3.24 [His Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, SB 6.3.24 — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Mālatī:
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1971-02-16Cc. Madhya 6.154plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.154 — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.154 [Cc. Madhya 6.154 — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: Caitanya Mahāprabhu is quoting from Viṣṇu Purāṇa. As I have told you the other day, there are eighteen purāṇas: sattvika-purāṇa, rajasic-purāṇa,
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1971-02-16Lecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketan — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur

Lecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketan [Lecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketan — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Haṁsadūta: Morning lecture, recorded the morning of February 16, 1971, at Śrī Kṛṣṇa Niketan, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Prabhupāda: In this connection, the comments of Śrīdhara Swami is very important. He is putting question,
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1971-02-17Cc. Ādi 7.119plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.119 — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.119 [Cc. Ādi 7.119 — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" viṣṇu-śaktiḥ parā proktā kṣetrajñākhyā tathā parā avidyā-karma-samjñānyā tṛtīyā śaktir iṣyate [Cc. Madhya 6.154]"

So we are discussing three kinds of energy of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Yesterday the question was, some gentleman, that whether the ultimate truth, Absolute Truth, is a person or imperson. There are many impersonalists, and there are many personalists also. The pers…
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1971-02-17Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur

Lecture [Lecture — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...giving quotations from many scriptures about the supreme position of chanting the holy name of Kṛṣṇa.

" śravaṇaṁ kīrtanaṁ dhyānaṁ harer adbhuta-karmaṇaḥ janma-karma-guṇānāṁ ca
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1971-02-17Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Devotee: ...then why is any one activity of Kṛṣṇa consciousness better than another one? Why is any one way of serving Kṛṣṇa better than another? For example, with chanting of the sixteen rounds. Suppose that you
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1971-02-18Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur

Lecture [Lecture — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Haṁsadūta: The following lecture was recorded the evening of February 17th, 1971, Śrī Kṛṣṇa-niketana in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. [break]

Prabhupāda: This is the real picture of Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead:
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1971-02-18SB 6.3.25–26plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.25-26 — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.25–26 [SB 6.3.25-26 — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" prāyeṇa veda tad idaṁ na mahājano ‘yaṁ devyā vimohita-matir bata māyayālam trayyāṁ jaḍī-kṛta-matir madhu-puṣpitāyāṁ vaitānike mahati karmaṇi yujyamānaḥ
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1971-02-19Cc. Madhya 6.154–155plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.154-155 — February 19, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.154–155 [Cc. Madhya 6.154-155 — February 19, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" ...tathā parā avidyā-karma-saṁjñānyā tṛtīyā śaktir iṣyate"

So there are three kinds of energies. The Supreme Personality of Godhead has got unlimited energies, just like in the sun there is unlimited energy. You can imagine if so much energy is possible in a material thing which is created by God, or Kṛṣṇa, how much energy Kṛṣṇa has got. That can be easily…
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1971-02-20SB 6.3.27–28plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.27-28 — February 20, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.27–28 [SB 6.3.27-28 — February 20, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Haṁsadūta: The following lecture was recorded on the morning of February 20, 1971, at Sree Krishna-niketana, Gorakhpur, U.P.

Prabhupāda:

" te deva-siddha-parigīta-pavitra-gāthā
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