Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1970-12-15Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 15, 1970, Surat

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 15, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: You understand what is the meaning of Bhāgavata, this word, Bhāgavata? You understand? These are the common questions. If you do not understand this common question then how you can instruct others?
1970-12-16SB 6.1.32plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.32 — December 16, 1970, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.32 [SB 6.1.32 — December 16, 1970, Surat]


" ke yūyaṁ pratiṣeddhāro dharma-rājasya śāsanam ūcur niṣedhitās tāṁs te vaisvasvata-puraḥ saraḥ [SB 6.1.32]"

So the constables of Yamarāja inquired from the Vaikuṇṭhadūta, the messengers of Vaikuṇṭha, that
1970-12-17Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 17, 1970, Surat

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 17, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: That is the same...

Guest [1] [Indian man]: Māyāvādīs may die like that, imagining... [Hindi] Ara saba bhṛtya.

Prabhupāda: Yes. They are after, inquiring after Brahmān, but nobody could give them. So they have got it. Now they are taking it. This is stage. [Hindi] That is the stage,
1970-12-17SB 6.1.27–34plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.27-34 — December 17, 1970, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.27–34 [SB 6.1.27-34 — December 17, 1970, Surat]


" sa evaṁ vartamānaḥ ajñaḥ mṛtyu-kāla upasthite matiṁ cakāra tanaye bāle nārāyaṇa-āhvaye [SB 6.1.27]"

So Ajāmila, at the point of his death, just remembered his youngest son, who was named Nārāyaṇa. So the Nārāyaṇa, very name, has got the full potency of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Nārāyaṇa. That is the secret of this
1970-12-19SB 6.1.34–39plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.34-39 — December 19, 1970, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.34–39 [SB 6.1.34-39 — December 19, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: There are so many ladies.

Guest (1): And there are so many English devotees.

Prabhupāda: Eh?

Guest (1): English devotees.

Prabhupāda: That’s all right. [Hindi] So the constables of Yamarāja, they are describing the bodily features of the Viṣṇudūta. You can have an idea of the Viṣṇuloka, or Vaikuṇṭhaloka. From this study, we have to understand that there is a spiritual sky, and that is far, far extensive than t…
1970-12-21Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 21, 1970, Surat

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 21, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: So your father has got personality. And why the ultimate Godhead is not a person? What is this philosophy? If God is father, He must be person. How you can prove God imperson? Eh?
1970-12-21SB 6.1.39–40plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.39-40 — December 21, 1970, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.39–40 [SB 6.1.39-40 — December 21, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: That is the material disease. Therefore Caitanya Mahāprabhu says, ceto-darpaṇa-mārjanam [Cc. Antya 20.12]. This roguism has to be purged. Then talk of spiritualism. At heart, dirty things are so much hugely accumulated by millions of years
1970-12-22SB 6.1.40plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.40 — December 22, 1970, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.40 [SB 6.1.40 — December 22, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: So those who attend lecture will kindly sit down. Speaking in English for the majority.

Haṁsadūta: Following lecture is recorded on the morning of the twenty second, December nineteen seventy one, nineteen seventy, Surat, India.
1970-12-23SB 6.1.41–42plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.41-42 — December 23, 1970, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.41–42 [SB 6.1.41-42 — December 23, 1970, Surat]

Prabhupāda: ...means Vedic injunction, and Vedic injunction means directly the Supreme Personality of Godhead. This is the sum and substance. Dharma means approved by the
1971-01-03SB 6.1.56–62plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.56-62 — January 3, 1971, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.56–62 [SB 6.1.56-62 — January 3, 1971, Surat]

Prabhupāda: [aside:] Just sprinkle, not individual, sprinkle. Minimize time. Don’t waste time. So the point is here that Ajāmila was so qualified just as a brāhmaṇa,