Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1975-10-01Arrival Receptionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Reception — October 1, 1975, Mauritius

Arrival Reception [Arrival Reception — October 1, 1975, Mauritius]

Indian Official: ...to have you among us. And we welcome you on behalf of the people of Mauritius to this island and hope you will enjoy your short stay here. And Swāmījī, how long are you going to stay here?
1975-10-01Arrival Addressplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Address — October 1, 1975, Mauritius

Arrival Address [Arrival Address — October 1, 1975, Mauritius]


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

[child making noises]

Devotee: The child has to go. [pause]
1975-10-01Bg 2.11plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 2.11 — October 1, 1975, Mauritius

Bhagavad-gītā 2.11 [Bg 2.11 — October 1, 1975, Mauritius]

Harikeśa: Bhagavad-gītā As It Is, Chapter Two, text 11. [leads chanting of verse, etc.]

" śrī bhagavān uvāca aśocyān anvaśocas tvaṁ prajñā-vādāṁś ca bhāṣase gatāsūn agatāsūṁś ca
1975-10-02Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — October 2, 1975, Mauritius

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — October 2, 1975, Mauritius]

Prabhupāda: ...dangerously atheistic. Atheism they have spread. “There is no God---science.” [break]

Brahmānanda: ...possible to be a scientist and also be God conscious. Why not use science
1975-10-02Press Conferenceplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPress Conference — October 2, 1975, Mauritius

Press Conference [Press Conference — October 2, 1975, Mauritius]

Prabhupāda: So this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement means we are trying to eradicate this conception of life, bodily conception of life. The animals... An animal, he is also thinking,
1975-10-02SB 7.5.30plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.5.30 — October 2, 1975, Mauritius

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.5.30 [SB 7.5.30 — October 2, 1975, Mauritius]

Harikeśa: Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Seventh Canto, Fifth Chapter, thirtieth verse. [leads chanting of verse, etc.]

" prahlāda uvāca matir na kṛṣṇe parataḥ svato vā mitho
1975-10-03Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — October 3, 1975, Mauritius

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — October 3, 1975, Mauritius]

Prabhupāda: [indistinct] ...a man will think that “I shall be happy in this material world,” he’ll not be able to take Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Cyavana: The slightest tinge of a material desire will force him to take another body. Is that it?
1975-10-04Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — October 4, 1975, Mauritius

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — October 4, 1975, Mauritius]

Cyavana: ...they’re trying to convert the Hindus to Christianity, the children. [break]

Prabhupāda: ...Christian missionaries. They are trying to convert others, but they are closing their churches. They are selling their churches to us.
1975-10-04Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 4, 1975, Mauritius

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 4, 1975, Mauritius]

[Prabhupāda is taking breakfast prasādam]

Brahmānanda: ...it becomes a young man, but the same scar is on his body. So they will say it’s the same body.

Prabhupāda: But the size of the body has changed.
1975-10-04SB 7.5.31plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.5.31 — October 4, 1975, Mauritius

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.5.31 [SB 7.5.31 — October 4, 1975, Mauritius]

Harikeśa: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Seventh Canto, Fifth Canto, thirty-first verse. [leads chanting of verse, etc.]
1975-10-05Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — October 5, 1975, Mauritius

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — October 5, 1975, Mauritius]

Prabhupāda: ...similarly, this planet is also an island in the air. [break] These new boys, they are understanding our philosophy?

Cyavana: Yes, gradually. They are attracted.

1975-10-05Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 5, 1975, Mauritius

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 5, 1975, Mauritius]

Guest (1) [Indian man]: [Hindi]

Prabhupāda: English.

Brahmānanda: Śrīla Prabhupāda will speak in English or Hindi?

Guest (1): ...you know Hindi.

Prabhupāda: Which you...
1975-10-05SB 1.2.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.6 — October 5, 1975, Mauritius

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [SB 1.2.6 — October 5, 1975, Mauritius]


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

This is a verse from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, First Canto, Chapter Two, text number six. There was a big meeting of great sages, saintly persons, about 2,500 years ago at Naimiṣāraṇya. Naimiṣāraṇya still
1975-10-25Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — October 25, 1975, Mauritius

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — October 25, 1975, Mauritius]

Harikeśa: By chemically changing the genes in the living being we can, before conception, make a superior...

Prabhupāda: You can... First of all you be beaten with shoes. That’s all. Then you can.
1975-10-26Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — October 26, 1975, Mauritius

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — October 26, 1975, Mauritius]

Prabhupāda: So the news was there that Jesus Christ, after crucification, he was alive, and he went to... [aside:] Not so near. And he went to Kashmir. So by the yogic process, in samādhi