Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1972-04-05Bg 13.2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 13.2 — April 5, 1972, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 13.2 [Bg 13.2 — April 5, 1972, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda:

" idaṁ śarīraṁ kaunteya kṣetram ity abhidhīyate etad yo vetti taṁ prāhuḥ kṣetra-jñaḥ iti tad-vidaḥ [Bg. 13.2]"

We are discussing about this body and the owner of the body. Just like this room and the occupier of the room. Because we are all occupying this room just now, it does not mean the room and we are identical. Try to understand this point. The room is matter, but we are living entities. If you simply try to unders…
Melbourne
1972-04-06Deity Installation, Wedding and Initiationsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDeity Installation, Wedding and Initiations — April 6, 1972, Melbourne

Deity Installation, Wedding and Initiations [Deity Installation, Wedding and Initiations — April 6, 1972, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...or one is situated in his external existence, if he happens to remember Kṛṣṇa or Viṣṇu, puṇḍarīkākṣam, sa bahyābhyantara-śuciḥ
Melbourne
1972-04-06Lecture at Tarrawarra Abbeyplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Tarrawarra Abbey — April 6, 1972, Melbourne

Lecture at Tarrawarra Abbey [Lecture at Tarrawarra Abbey — April 6, 1972, Melbourne]

[introducing; sounds of devotees setting up in background]

Hanumān:

" ...bhū-tale śrīmate bhaktisiddhānta-svāmin iti nāmine"

" om ajñāna-timirāndhasya
Melbourne
1972-04-07Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Maharishi Impersonalists — April 7, 1972, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Maharishi Impersonalists [Room Conversation with Maharishi Impersonalists — April 7, 1972, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: You are all individuals. Every one of us is individual. So how you conceive of merging? Suppose, just like we are here
Melbourne
1973-02-11Bg 3.36–37plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 3.36-37 — February 11, 1973, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 3.36–37 [Bg 3.36-37 — February 11, 1973, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda:

" atha kena prayukto ‘yaṁ pāpaṁ carati pūruṣaḥ anicchann api vārṣṇeya balād iva niyojitaḥ"

" kāma eṣa krodha eṣa rajo-guṇa-samudbhavaḥ
Melbourne
1974-06-25Bg 13.22–24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 13.22-24 — June 25, 1974, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 13.22–24 [Bg 13.22-24 — June 25, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse]

" puruṣaḥ prakṛti-stho
Melbourne
1974-06-26SB 2.1.1–5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 2.1.1-5 — June 26, 1974, Melbourne

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.1.1–5 [SB 2.1.1-5 — June 26, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verses]

" varīyān eṣa te praśnaḥ kṛto loka-hitaṁ nṛpa
Melbourne
1974-06-27Bg 3.27 at Town Hallplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 3.27 at Town Hall — June 27, 1974, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 3.27 at Town Hall [Bg 3.27 at Town Hall — June 27, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat]

" prakṛteḥ kriyamāṇāni guṇaiḥ karmāṇi sarvaśaḥ
Melbourne
1974-06-27Morning Walk, partially recordedplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk, partially recorded — June 27, 1974, Melbourne

Morning Walk, partially recorded [Morning Walk, partially recorded — June 27, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...has got the body of a tree and one has got the body of human being, demigod. So the reason is kāraṇam---kāraṇam means reason---guṇa-saṅgo
Melbourne
1974-06-28Lecture at St. Pascal’s Franciscan Seminaryplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at St. Pascal’s Franciscan Seminary — June 28, 1974, Melbourne

Lecture at St. Pascal’s Franciscan Seminary [Lecture at St. Pascal’s Franciscan Seminary — June 28, 1974, Melbourne]

Father Greene: ...there is more to life than what we see and touch and hear, that there is a need for salvation, redemption, in one form or another. And that both these ideas, that we do not live on bread alone and that we need salvation, lead us to agree that there is something beyond this life which we can call at least in general, to use a technical word, the Transcendence. I …
Melbourne
1974-06-28Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Reverend Gordon Powell — June 28, 1974, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Reverend Gordon Powell [Room Conversation with Reverend Gordon Powell — June 28, 1974, Melbourne]

Reverend Powell: Your people have a serenity that many Western people don’t have. What..., what is the secret of serenity? And is it
Melbourne
1974-06-29Bg 7.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 — June 29, 1974, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Bg 7.1 — June 29, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: So here it is said that asaṁśayam. Asaṁśayam means without doubt. Without doubt. And samagram, samagram means in complete. Those who are philosophers, speculating what is God, what is the Absolute Truth, they cannot know. That is stated in the
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1974-06-29Reporters’ Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigReporters’ Interview — June 29, 1974, Melbourne

Reporters’ Interview [Reporters’ Interview — June 29, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...comfortable, it will never be. Do you understand this? Fish is taken from the water and you put on the land, so you may give the fish very velvet cushion and anything, all nice thing, but will the fish will be comfortable?
Melbourne
1974-06-29Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — June 29, 1974, Melbourne

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — June 29, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...in the beautiful tomb. Then how do you go? Either hell or heaven, that doesn’t matter. So how do you go there?

Madhudviṣa: They say that the material body and the soul join back together again at the end.
Melbourne
1974-06-29Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — June 29, 1974, Melbourne

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — June 29, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...dollar, three quarter.

Satsvarūpa: Yes.

Prabhupāda: And in your country...

Satsvarūpa: That would cost around fifteen dollars or something.

Prabhupāda: Just see. Still, India, I am surprised.
Melbourne
1974-06-29Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Bishop Kelly — June 29, 1974, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Bishop Kelly [Room Conversation with Bishop Kelly — June 29, 1974, Melbourne]

Bishop Kelly: Are you feeling the cold in Melbourne, Your Grace?

Prabhupāda: This heating is there. [laughs]

Bishop Kelly: Ah, yes. But when you go outside do you feel
Melbourne
1974-06-30Bg 9.1–2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.1-2 — June 30, 1974, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.1–2 [Bg 9.1-2 — June 30, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: Śrī-bhagavān uvāca.

Devotees: Śrī-bhagavān uvāca.

Prabhupāda:

" idaṁ tu te guhyatamaṁ pravakṣyāmy anasūyave jñānaṁ vijñāna-sahitaṁ yaj jñātvā mokṣyase
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1974-07-01Initiationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation Ceremony — July 1, 1974, Melbourne

Initiation Ceremony [Initiation Ceremony — July 1, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...puṇḍarīkākṣaṁ sa bahyābhyantaraḥ śuciḥ [Garuḍa Purāṇa]:

“I offer my respectful obeisances whose name, holy name, by remembering, by chanting, one becomes purified in either condition, purified or impurified,
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1974-07-01La Trobe University Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLa Trobe University Lecture — July 1, 1974, Melbourne

La Trobe University Lecture [La Trobe University Lecture — July 1, 1974, Melbourne]

Madhudviṣa: This afternoon His Divine Grace will be speaking from the Bhagavad-gītā As It Is. Some of you university students are familiar with the book the
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1974-07-01Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Bhūrijana and Other Devotees — July 1, 1974, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Bhūrijana and Other Devotees [Room Conversation with Bhūrijana and Other Devotees — July 1, 1974, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: That is sense. [laughs] Otherwise nonsense, that’s all. It is up to us to take up the sense or nonsense. The direction is there. What Arjuna said?
Melbourne
1974-07-02Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Scientists — July 2, 1974, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Scientists [Room Conversation with Scientists — July 2, 1974, Melbourne]

Madhudviṣa: Dr. Harrap.

Dr. Harrap: How do you do?

Dr. Muncey: And Dr. Muncey.

Prabhupāda: Ah, thank you very much. Sit down. There is a verse...
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1974-07-02Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation, Bhagavad-gītā 16.7-23 — July 2, 1974, Melbourne

Room Conversation, Bhagavad-gītā 16.7–23 [Room Conversation, Bhagavad-gītā 16.7-23 — July 2, 1974, Melbourne]

Cāru:

" pravṛttiṁ ca nivṛttiṁ ca janā na vidur āsurāḥ na śaucaṁ nāpi cācāro na satyaṁ teṣu vidyate
Melbourne
1975-05-19Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — May 19, 1975, Melbourne

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — May 19, 1975, Melbourne]

[in car]

Paramahaṁsa: ...purports. And that purport that you gave is very, very...

Prabhupāda: Basic.

Paramahaṁsa: Yeah. It explains it very clearly. That will clear up any misconception.
Melbourne
1975-05-19Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Journalist — May 19, 1975, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Journalist [Room Conversation with Journalist — May 19, 1975, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: [indistinct] ...because the whole world was merged into water. So evolution takes place from aquatics, fish. Then, as the water dries up, there was vegetation, plants. Plants, creepers, trees. Then, gradually, the insects, moths, reptiles, serpents, they come out. And then, from insects, the birds, varieties of birds. There are three million kinds of birds. And aquatics, 900,000. And elev…
Melbourne
1975-05-19Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Jesuit — May 19, 1975, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Jesuit [Room Conversation with Jesuit — May 19, 1975, Melbourne]

Jesuit: How are you? Pleased to meet you. Good of you to see me.

Prabhupāda: Yes

Jesuit: I’ve been in India just once.

Prabhupāda: Oh.

Jesuit: I was over in Calcutta.
Melbourne
1975-05-19SB Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB Lecture — May 19, 1975, Melbourne

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Lecture [SB Lecture — May 19, 1975, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat]

Hmm. This is a conversation between Mahārāja Parīkṣit and Śukadeva Gosvāmī. Mahārāja Parīkṣit, five thousand years ago he was the emperor of the whole world. Formerly, up to five thousand years ago, the whole world was being controlled and ruled over by kings whose capital was Hastināpura, New Delhi. There was o…
Melbourne
1975-05-20Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardensplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk in the Botanical Gardens — May 20, 1975, Melbourne

Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardens [Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardens — May 20, 1975, Melbourne]

Śrutakīrti: The following is Śrīla Prabhupāda’s morning walk in the Melbourne Botanical Gardens on May 20th, 1975. [break]

Prabhupāda:
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1975-05-20Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Dr. Copeland, Professor of Modern Indian History — May 20, 1975, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Dr. Copeland, Professor of Modern Indian History [Room Conversation with Dr. Copeland, Professor of Modern Indian History — May 20, 1975, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...Mahārāja and his father, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura. They wanted to preach. And Caitanya Mahāprabhu also wanted to preach. [break]
Melbourne
1975-05-20SB 6.1.1–4plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.1-4 — May 20, 1975, Melbourne

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.1–4 [SB 6.1.1-4 — May 20, 1975, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: [chants verses, devotees chant responsively]

" rāja uvāca nivṛtti-mārgaḥ kathita ādau bhagavatā yathā krama-yogopalabdhena brahmaṇā yad asaṁsṛtiḥ
Melbourne
1975-05-21Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — May 21, 1975, Melbourne

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — May 21, 1975, Melbourne]

[in car]

Madhudviṣa: ...cannot become a medical practitioner by simply reading the books. He must study under a medical practitioner. So in the case of your books, is it possible to become a devotee without actually having personal association with you? Just by reading your books?
Melbourne
1975-05-21Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Director of Research of the Dept. of Social Welfare — May 21, 1975, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Director of Research of the Dept. of Social Welfare [Room Conversation with Director of Research of the Dept. of Social Welfare — May 21, 1975, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: The defect of the Western country is practically there is no social structure. The father, mother, they divorce, and the children become careless. Most cases this is defect.
Melbourne
1975-05-21SB 6.1.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.1 — May 21, 1975, Melbourne

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.1 [SB 6.1.1 — May 21, 1975, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...sudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees chant responsively]

" rajovaca pravṛtti-mārgaḥ kathita ādau bhagavatā yathā
Melbourne
1975-05-22Morning Walk in Botanical Gardensplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk in Botanical Gardens — May 22, 1975, Melbourne

Morning Walk in Botanical Gardens [Morning Walk in Botanical Gardens — May 22, 1975, Melbourne]

Śrutakīrti: [introducing recording] The following is Śrīla Prabhupāda’s morning walk, which takes place in Melbourne, Australia, Botanical Gardens on May 22, 1975. [break]
Melbourne
1975-05-22Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Two Lawyers and Photographer — May 22, 1975, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Two Lawyers and Photographer [Room Conversation with Two Lawyers and Photographer — May 22, 1975, Melbourne]

Madhudviṣa: ...who are here, they would like to have your association, [laughter] more personal association.

Prabhupāda:
Melbourne
1975-05-22Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Raymond Lopez, Wally Strobes, Bob Bourne — May 22, 1975, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Raymond Lopez, Wally Strobes, Bob Bourne [Room Conversation with Raymond Lopez, Wally Strobes, Bob Bourne — May 22, 1975, Melbourne]

Madhudviṣa: ...one of our very dear friends, Raymond Lopez. He is a barrister and a visitor who has helped us out tremendously with some of the legal dealings that we
Melbourne
1975-05-22SB 6.1.1–2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.1-2 — May 22, 1975, Melbourne

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.1–2 [SB 6.1.1-2 — May 22, 1975, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...mo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees chant responsively].

So,

" nivṛtti-mārgaḥ kathita ādau bhagavatā yathā krama-yogopalabdhena
Melbourne
1975-05-23Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardensplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk in the Botanical Gardens — May 23, 1975, Melbourne

Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardens [Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardens — May 23, 1975, Melbourne]

Śrutakīrti: [introducing recording] The following is Prabhupāda’s final morning walk in Melbourne, Australia, in the Botanical Gardens on May 23rd, 1975.
Melbourne
1976-04-19Arrival Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Lecture — April 19, 1976, Melbourne

Arrival Lecture [Arrival Lecture — April 19, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda:

" ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur-unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ [Mangalācaraṇa]"

Now the time is too late. I wish to take my bath. I
Melbourne
1976-04-19Bg 9.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.1 — April 19, 1976, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.1 [Bg 9.1 — April 19, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: [Chants jaya rādhā-mādhava] [prema-dhvani]

[06:02] So we have advertised Bhagavad-gītā, so we can read from the Ninth Chapter or from the beginning, as you like. Which one will be nice?
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1976-04-20Bg 9.2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.2 — April 20, 1976, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.2 [Bg 9.2 — April 20, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: [leads devotees in chanting]

" rāja-vidyā rāja-guhyaṁ pavitram idam uttamam pratyakṣāvagamaṁ dharmyaṁ susukhaṁ kartum avyayam [Bg. 9.2]"

[00:57]

So this knowledge, as we have begun yesterday, that
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1976-04-20Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation & TV Interview with Mike Barron — April 20, 1976, Melbourne

Room Conversation & TV Interview with Mike Barron [Room Conversation & TV Interview with Mike Barron — April 20, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: But still, he did it. Arjuna, in the beginning, thought that he should not kill. Come on.

Devotee (1):
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1976-04-20Recording of TV Interview [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRecording of TV Interview [partially recorded] — April 20, 1976, Melbourne

Recording of TV Interview [partially recorded] [Recording of TV Interview [partially recorded] — April 20, 1976, Melbourne]

[The following is a recording of a radio broadcast comprised of exerpts from the full interview in the file 760420R1-MELBOURNE]
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1976-04-21Bg 9.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.3 — April 21, 1976, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.3 [Bg 9.3 — April 21, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: [leads devotees in chanting]

" aśraddadhānāḥ puruṣā dharmasyāsya parantapa aprāpya māṁ nivartante mṛtyu-saṁsāra-vartmani [Bg. 9.3]"

[01:33]

So aśraddadhānāḥ:
Melbourne
1976-04-21Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — April 21, 1976, Melbourne

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — April 21, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: They’ll never accept it. But if they simply accept chanting, it will work. [tape of Prabhupāda chanting Govindam prayers in background] [break] ...say on these big, big buildings, but chant Hare Kṛṣṇa.
Melbourne
1976-04-22Bg 9.4plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.4 — April 22, 1976, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.4 [Bg 9.4 — April 22, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: [chants verse; devotees respond]

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

[01:18]

So this is the fourth verse of the subject matter, the confidential and the king of knowledge, to understand God. This is the subject matter. So yesterday we discussed that
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1976-04-22Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — April 22, 1976, Melbourne

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — April 22, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: What is that?

Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: The machine, I forgot to turn it..., one knob down. I wanted to tape what you were saying, because... [break] We find actually it
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1976-04-22Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — April 22, 1976, Melbourne

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — April 22, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...but they do not change the body, and [indistinct]. Immediately they are lost. That they do not know how to keep clean. So in India there is no question how to keep clean. They do not know. They
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1976-04-22Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Guests — April 22, 1976, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Guests [Room Conversation with Guests — April 22, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: We have come to give this message of Kṛṣṇa. That is our business. We are not tourists.

Michael Gordon: What does being a devotee of Kṛṣṇa involve? Does it
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1976-04-23Bg 9.4plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.4 — April 23, 1976, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.4 [Bg 9.4 — April 23, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: [leads devotees in chanting]

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

[01:20]

So God... Sometimes some foolish question is there,
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1976-04-23Initiation Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation Lecture [partially recorded] — April 23, 1976, Melbourne

Initiation Lecture [partially recorded] [Initiation Lecture [partially recorded] — April 23, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...in the Caitanya-caritāmṛta, while teaching Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī, Caitanya Mahāprabhu said,

" ei rūpe brahmāṇḍa bhramite kona bhāgyavān jīva
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1976-04-23Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Minister Dixon, State Minister for Social Services — April 23, 1976, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Minister Dixon, State Minister for Social Services [Room Conversation with Minister Dixon, State Minister for Social Services — April 23, 1976, Melbourne]

Devotee (1): ...social welfare, and also he’s minister for sport and recreation. He has come to see you, and this is his secretary.
Melbourne
1976-04-23Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Mormons — April 23, 1976, Melbourne

Room Conversation with Mormons [Room Conversation with Mormons — April 23, 1976, Melbourne]

Guest (2): ...interesting. I see Elder Forester and myself, we feel that we’re called to God through a living prophet ourselves. And our feeling is in our own hearts we feel that we have a living feeling in what we call a testimony of Christ. And we feel that he is our savior and that he did atone for the sins of the world. And we were wondering what your feelings were about this.
Melbourne
1976-04-24Bg 9.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.5 — April 24, 1976, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.5 [Bg 9.5 — April 24, 1976, Melbourne]

Devotees: Jaya.

Prabhupāda: Text number five. [leads devotee recitation]

" na ca mat-sthāni bhūtāni paśya me yogam aiśvaram bhūta-bhṛn na ca bhūta-stho mamātmā bhūta-bhāvanaḥ
Melbourne
1976-04-24Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — April 24, 1976, Melbourne

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — April 24, 1976, Melbourne]

Gurukṛpā: ...they can’t believe it.

Prabhupāda: But actually we are doing that. Still they do not believe? What kind of mūḍha? Eh? So many of our devotees, they do not work. How they are living?
Melbourne
1976-04-26Bg 9.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.10 — April 26, 1976, Melbourne

Bhagavad-gītā 9.10 [Bg 9.10 — April 26, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: Text number 10:

" mayādhyakṣeṇa prakṛtiḥ sūyate sa-carācaram hetunānena kaunteya jagad viparivartate [Bg. 9.10]"

[devotees repeat word for word, then line by line]
Melbourne
1976-04-26Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — April 26, 1976, Melbourne

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — April 26, 1976, Melbourne]

Prabhupāda: ...mām abhijānāti. By bhakti one can understand Kṛṣṇa.

Gurukṛpā: Then they say that understanding means to come to understand that Kṛṣṇa is just the Brahman.
Melbourne