Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1975-08-07Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — August 7, 1975, Toronto

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — August 7, 1975, Toronto]

Prabhupāda: Hmm.

Jagadīśa: Yesterday I saw a statistic saying that in the United States, 21% of the population is in poverty.

Prabhupāda: Hmm. So?

Brahmānanda: But that poverty means that they earn five thousand dollars or less. Less than five thousand is the line.
Toronto
1976-06-17Arrival Addressplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Address — June 17, 1976, Toronto

Arrival Address

[No Audio]

Prabhupāda: I thank you very much for arranging this nice temple in Toronto. So actually, this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is the basic principle of united nations. Last night two Christian fathers came to see me in Detroit. So we were talking about this movement. So we explained
Toronto
1976-06-17Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — June 17, 1976, Toronto

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — June 17, 1976, Toronto]

Prabhupāda: ...except London. Haṁsadūta, when he was GBC... He’s still GBC?

Jagadīśa: Haṁsadūta?

Prabhupāda: That part? No.

Jagadīśa: No, Jayatīrtha is.

Prabhupāda:
Toronto
1976-06-17Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — June 17, 1976, Toronto

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — June 17, 1976, Toronto]

Hari-śauri: The thing that came up when we were into doing the political thing a little bit, they were asking..., one of the major issues always in political battles is how would you control inflation, how would you solve the inflation problem?
Toronto
1976-06-17SB 7.6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.1 — June 17, 1976, Toronto

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1 [SB 7.6.1 — June 17, 1976, Toronto]

Pradyumna: Translation: “Prahlāda Mahārāja said: One who is sufficiently intelligent should use the human form of body from the very beginning of life, in other words, from the tender age of childhood, to practise the activities of devotional service, giving up all other engagements. The human body is most rarely achieved, and although temporary, like other bodies, it is meaningful because in human life one can perform devotional servi…
Toronto
1976-06-18Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInterview with Professors — June 18, 1976, Toronto

Interview with Professors O’Connell, Motilal and Shivaram [Interview with Professors — June 18, 1976, Toronto]

Prabhupāda: Yes?

Viśvakarmā: Professor O’Connell came over to the temple when this..., some man came, Ted Patrick, he came to Toronto last year
Toronto
1976-06-18Initiation Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation Lecture — June 18, 1976, Toronto

Initiation Lecture [Initiation Lecture — June 18, 1976, Toronto]

Prabhupāda: [prema-dhvani] [devotees offer obeisances]

Pradyumna: Acama has finished. Ten offenses.

Prabhupāda: You have said? So I have to speak something?

Pradyumna: If you like. There are some Indians, if you want to speak.
Toronto
1976-06-18Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInterview with Kathy Kerr Reporter from The Star — June 18, 1976, Toronto

Interview with Kathy Kerr Reporter from The Star [Interview with Kathy Kerr Reporter from The Star — June 18, 1976, Toronto]

Kathy Kerr: Umm, I was wondering what brings you to Canada right now. Is it some particular occasion you’re [indistinct]?
Toronto
1976-06-18Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — June 18, 1976, Toronto

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — June 18, 1976, Toronto]

Viśvakarmā: Soon they will be able to sell it to us. [Prabhupāda laughs] Then we’ll make a walkway across.

Prabhupāda: Harer nāma, harer nāma [Cc. Ādi 17.21]. [break]

Indian (1): Where there’s the cold, it is like a demoniac place, cold. Is it right?
Toronto
1976-06-18Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — June 18, 1976, Toronto

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — June 18, 1976, Toronto]

Prabhupāda: If we say all these things, they will cut my head. [laughs] Therefore I don’t say in the public meeting all these things. But it is actually dog’s race. No value. Actually, no value. We cannot give any value to this type of civilization, running like dog with car.
Toronto
1976-06-18SB 7.6.2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.2 — June 18, 1976, Toronto

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.2 [SB 7.6.2 — June 18, 1976, Toronto]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads devotees in chanting etc.] [break]

" yathā hi puruṣasyeha viṣṇoḥ pādopasarpaṇam yadā eṣa sarva-bhūtānāṁ
Toronto
1976-06-19Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚubhavilāsa Home Engagement — June 19, 1976, Toronto

Śubhavilāsa Home Engagement [Śubhavilāsa Home Engagement — June 19, 1976, Toronto]

Prabhupāda: Who will talk? You can speak.

Satsvarūpa: So last year, at this time, a year ago, Śrīla Prabhupāda came to Śubhavilāsa’s house as part of his visit to Toronto. At that time Toronto ISKCON had only a small temple which they
Toronto
1976-06-19Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — June 19, 1976, Toronto

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — June 19, 1976, Toronto]

Prabhupāda: ...to live like them, to dance like them, to dress like them, to smoke like them, to stand like them. [laughter]

Hari-śauri: What... Bara? That means?

Prabhupāda: Bara-sāb. Bara-sāb
Toronto
1976-06-19SB 7.6.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.3 — June 19, 1976, Toronto

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.3 [SB 7.6.3 — June 19, 1976, Toronto]

Pradyumna: Translation: “Prahlāda Mahārāja continued: My dear friends born of demoniac families, the happiness perceived with reference to the sense objects by contact with the body can be obtained in any form of life, according to one
Toronto
1976-06-20Bg 9.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 9.3 — June 20, 1976, Toronto

Bhagavad-gītā 9.3 [Bg 9.3 — June 20, 1976, Toronto]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting]

Prabhupāda: Hmm. Chant. Go on.

" aśraddadhānāḥ puruṣā
Toronto
1976-06-20Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — June 20, 1976, Toronto

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — June 20, 1976, Toronto]

Satsvarūpa: Of course, evolutionary theory is that in the beginning, all the different species weren’t there. Only simple forms, and then they..., more complex ones came about.

Prabhupāda:
Toronto
1976-06-20SB 7.6.4plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.4 — June 20, 1976, Toronto

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.4 [SB 7.6.4 — June 20, 1976, Toronto]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Devotees repeat] [leads chanting, etc.]

" tat-prayāso na kartavyo
Toronto
1976-06-21Airport and carplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation in Airport and Car to New Vrindavan — June 21, 1976, Toronto, New Vrindavan

Conversation in Airport and Car to New Vrindavan [Conversation in Airport and Car to New Vrindavan — June 21, 1976, Toronto, New Vrindavan]

[at airport; noise of airport announcements throughout]

Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: ...Chapter,

" man-manā bhava mad-bhakto
Toronto & New Vrindavan
1976-06-21Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — June 21, 1976, Toronto

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — June 21, 1976, Toronto]

Hari-śauri: It’s recording now.

Indian man: Kṛṣṇa has made lot of things for human beings to enjoy---the trees and rivers and... [break]

Prabhupāda: That is the Vedic version---pūrṇam idam
Toronto
1976-06-21SB 7.6.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.5 — June 21, 1976, Toronto

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.5 [SB 7.6.5 — June 21, 1976, Toronto]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees respond] [leads chanting, etc.]

" tato yateta kuśalaḥ
Toronto