Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1976-07-29Arrival at Farmplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival at Farm — July 29, 1976, New Māyāpur

Arrival at Farm [Arrival at Farm — July 29, 1976, New Māyāpur]

[at apartment at chateau]

Bhagavān: Most are at the farm, waiting. Here there is about sixty; the rest are there. They told me that after I told them that you might not come, the next morning at
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1976-07-31Bg 10.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 10.8 — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur

Bhagavad-gītā 10.8 [Bg 10.8 — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur]

[translated throughout into French]

Prabhupāda:

" mattaḥ sarvaṁ pravartate iti matvā bhajante māṁ budhā bhāva-samanvitāḥ [Bg. 10.8]"

The meaning is, the Supreme Personality of Godhead is the origin of everything. Everything is emanating from Him. When one understands this fact, he becomes
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1976-07-31Morning Walk Around Farmplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk Around Farm — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur

Morning Walk Around Farm [Morning Walk Around Farm — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: Oh.

Viśvambhara: ...they produce a type of nut [chestnut].

Prabhupāda: Who eats that?

Viśvambhara: We can eat. We roast in the oven. It is very good, offer it to the Deities.
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1976-07-31Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Bhūgarbha: Many scholars are appreciating more and more. And on the University of Edmonton, in Alberta, Canada, Dr. Radhakrishnan, he was a linguist, professor of linguistics. He
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1976-07-31Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 31, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: Organize it and keep hundreds of books. They will live peacefully. But don’t entangle in sinful activities. Then it will be all right. Such a nice place, the city residents cannot imagine. What a nonsense life
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1976-08-02Lecture During Walk [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture During Walk [partially recorded] — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur

Lecture During Walk [partially recorded] [Lecture During Walk [partially recorded] — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: ...yenātmā samprasīdati. Yena-ātmā samprasīdati [SB 1.2.6]. If you want to please yourself... Everyone is trying to please himself, but here is the formula:
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1976-08-02Morning Walk Around Groundsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk Around Grounds — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur

Morning Walk Around Grounds [Morning Walk Around Grounds — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: It requires much water. Then sow grains. [break]

Devotee (1): This is from the previous owner, Prabhupāda. He’s agreed to take the graves away. He is simply finding another place for them. It
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1976-08-02Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Hari-śauri: The whole country could be like this if everybody was Kṛṣṇa conscious.

Prabhupāda: Very peacefully you can live. In the city you go, thousands of cars are running
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1976-08-02Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: Jaya. [devotees offers obeisances] So Aniruddha, you are going to stay here? You are going to stay? That’s nice. He’s a big devotee. He says, “I am big devotee.
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1976-08-02Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 2, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: Hmm? You can say?

Harikeśa: There are two sons? And a friend asked what was his... One was very dark... [laughter] Not Prabhupāda.

Prabhupāda: Indian system is, the bridegroom
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1976-08-03Bg 9.34plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.34 — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur

Bhagavad-gītā 9.34 [Bg 9.34 — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur]

[lecture takes place in the garden in the afternoon, under a tree]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads devotees in chanting]
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1976-08-03Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: ...any expert in your country who can fry food grains in hot sand.

Bhagavān: Like they make puffed rice, I think, like that. I don’t think so. They do it by machine.
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1976-08-03Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: The whole world is becoming CIA. [laughter] We can say that “All right, the Americans have sent their CIA, but why the Germans’ business there? They are also CIA?
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1976-08-03Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation With French Commander — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation With French Commander [Room Conversation With French Commander — August 3, 1976, New Māyāpur]

French Saṅkīrtana Devotee: Śrīla Prabhupāda? This is a family from Corsica. We met them on saṅkīrtana. They are really nice devotees of Krsna. They chant Hare Krsna and
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1976-08-04Bg 4.24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.24 — August 4, 1976, New Māyāpur

Bhagavad-gītā 4.24 [Bg 4.24 — August 4, 1976, New Māyāpur]

[class is held outside, in garden]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads devotees in chanting]
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1976-08-04Evening Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigEvening Walk [partially recorded] — August 4, 1976, New Māyāpur

Evening Walk [partially recorded] [Evening Walk [partially recorded] — August 4, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: Oh, can I see? [break]

Bhagavān: [aside:] Is it clean? Carnations, and these are gladiolus, for the vases, those long flowers. This is the chili peppers over here, green peppers. What
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1976-08-04Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 4, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 4, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: So what happened to the tickets?

Harikeśa: The tickets are being locked up in the safe right now. They’re going to..., they’re going to bring the tickets tomorrow to this city called Tours, which is very nearby. They have an Air France office, and we can have it converted there. So everything
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1976-08-05Bg 15.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 15.15 — August 5, 1976, New Māyāpur

Bhagavad-gītā 15.15 [Bg 15.15 — August 5, 1976, New Māyāpur]

[class held outside, in the evening]

Prabhupāda: So read something. [indistinct]

Hari-śauri: [indistinct] Where is Pradyumna?

Jayatīrtha: Panditjī? Haben sie ein buch? [do you have a book?]
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1976-08-05Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Professor Francois Chenique — August 5, 1976, New Māyāpur

Room Conversation with Professor Francois Chenique [Room Conversation with Professor Francois Chenique — August 5, 1976, New Māyāpur]

Prabhupāda: How are you?

Hari-śauri: No, this is not him. This is a devotee.

Yogeśvara: Professor’s upstairs putting on a
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1976-08-05Meeting with Bruno Gnan, Italian Printerplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMeeting with Bruno Gnan, Italian Printer — August 5, 1976, New Māyāpur

Meeting with Bruno Gnan, Italian Printer [Meeting with Bruno Gnan, Italian Printer — August 5, 1976, New Māyāpur]

[devotee translates throughout; Italian printer, Bruno, speaks in French]

Prabhupāda: [looking at book] Very nice. Hare Kṛṣṇa, thank you. Very nice.
New Māyāpur