Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1972-03-11Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Gaurachand Gosvāmī — March 11, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation with Gaurachand Gosvāmī [Room Conversation with Gaurachand Gosvāmī — March 11, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

[Prabhupāda converses in Bengali with guests for a couple of minutes]

Prabhupāda: Where is Kṣīrodakaśāyī? Hmm? So that
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1972-03-12Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Dr. Kapoor — March 12, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation with Dr. Kapoor [Room Conversation with Dr. Kapoor — March 12, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: There is a book, perhaps you might have read, Aquarian Gospel. So in that book I have read there is a Greek word, Christo. Christo...
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1972-10-15Lecture [Intro by Dr. Kapoor]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [Intro by Dr. Kapoor] — October 15, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Lecture [Intro by Dr. Kapoor] [Lecture [Intro by Dr. Kapoor] — October 15, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Dr. Kapoor: ...here at Rādhā-Dāmodara, after his long tour of the world, in which he broadcast the message of Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu in the different
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1972-10-15Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — October 15, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — October 15, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Śyāmasundara: Did Vāsudeva carry Kṛṣṇa across the Yamunā?

Indian man: Yes. Yes.

Śyāmasundara: But their home was somewhere, other place.

Indian man: Huh?

Śyāmasundara:
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1972-10-16NoDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 16, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 16, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “...is a summary study of Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu, which was written in Sanskrit by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda. He was the chief of the six Gosvāmīs who were the direct disciples of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu. When he first met Lord Caitanya, Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda was engaged as a minister in the Muhammadan government of Bengal.
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1972-10-16SB 1.2.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.5 — October 16, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.5 [SB 1.2.5 — October 16, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda:

" ...bhavadbhir loka-maṅgalam yat kṛtaḥ kṛṣṇa-sampraśno yenātmā suprasīdati [SB 1.2.5]"

So the sages in the Naimiṣāraṇya, their inquiry was that
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1972-10-17NoDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 17, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 17, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “...devotional service. Every service has some attractive feature which drives the servitor progressively on and on. Every one of us within this world is perpetually engaged in some sort of service, and the impetus for such service is the pleasure we derive from it. Driven by affection for his wife and children, a family man works day and night. A philanthropist works in the same way for love of t…
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1972-10-17SB 1.2.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.6 — October 17, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [SB 1.2.6 — October 17, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda:

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

“The supreme occupation, dharma, for all humanity is that by which men can attain to loving devotional service unto the transcendental Lord. Such devotional service must be unmotivated and uninterrupted in order to completely satisfy the self.
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1972-10-18NoDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 18, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 18, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: [Hindi with someone] [break]

Pradyumna: [reading] “...cannot steadily remain either in sense enjoyment or in renunciation. Change is going on perpetually, and we cannot be happy in either state because of our eternal constitutional position. Sense gratification does not endure for long, and it is therefore called
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1972-10-18SB 1.2.7plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.7 — October 18, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.7 [SB 1.2.7 — October 18, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: Translation: “By rendering devotional service unto the Personality of Godhead, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, one immediately acquires causeless knowledge and detachment from the world.
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1972-10-19Appearance Dayplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigKṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī’s Appearance Day — October 19, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī’s Appearance Day [Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī’s Appearance Day — October 19, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: Page 39.

Prabhupāda: Hmm? There will is [indistinct].

Pradyumna: Page 39. “I offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu, by whose mercy even a
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1972-10-19NoDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 19, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion

[No audio]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “...happiness immediately terminates with his body as long as his life..., as soon as his life is over. Death is therefore taken as the representative of God for the atheistic class of men. The devotee realizes the presence of God by devotional service, whereas the atheist realizes the presence of God in the shape of death.
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1972-10-19SB 1.2.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.8 — October 19, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.8 [SB 1.2.8 — October 19, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: Translation: “Duties, or dharma, executed by men are only so much useless labor if they do not provoke attraction for the message of the Supreme Lord.” [SB 1.2.8]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-10-20NoDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 20, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 20, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “...particular type of body as a result of his action in the present body. These activities are taken into account by superior authority known as
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1972-10-20SB 1.2.9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.9 — October 20, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.9 [SB 1.2.9 — October 20, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" dharmasya hy āpavargyasya nārtho ‘rthāyopakalpate nārthasya dharmaikāntasya kāmo lābhāya hi smṛtaḥ
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1972-10-21The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 21, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 21, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: ...that just now I have received one newspaper cutting. This is from South Africa. What is the city’s name?

Devotee (1): Durban.

Prabhupāda: Durban. So these two young
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1972-10-21SB 1.2.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.10 — October 21, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.10 [SB 1.2.10 — October 21, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" kāmasya nendriya prītir lābho jīveta yāvatā jīvasya tattva-jijñāsā nārtho yaś ceha karmabhiḥ
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1972-10-22Sannyāsa Initiationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSannyāsa Initiation — October 22, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Sannyāsa Initiation [Sannyāsa Initiation — October 22, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: ...comes from fire, smoke is not acceptable, but fire is acceptable. Similarly, although this māyā, material world, is coming from Kṛṣṇa... Mattaḥ sarvaṁ pravartate
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1972-10-22SB 1.2.11plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.11 — October 22, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.11 [SB 1.2.11 — October 22, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" vadanti tat tattva-vidas tattvaṁ yaj jñānam advayam brahmeti paramātmeti bhagavān iti śabdyate
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1972-10-23The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 23, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 23, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “Generally, neophyte devotees are anxious to see Kṛṣṇa, or God, but God cannot be seen or known by our present materially blunt senses.
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1972-10-23SB 1.2.12plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.12 — October 23, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.12 [SB 1.2.12 — October 23, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" tac chraddadhānā munayo jñāna-vairāgya-yuktayā paśyanty ātmani cātmānaṁ bhaktyā śruta-gṛhītayā
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1972-10-24The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 24, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 24, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “The basic principle of the living condition is that we have a general propensity to love someone. No one can live without loving someone else. This propensity is present in every living being. Even an animal like a tiger has this loving propensity, at least in a dormant stage, and it is certainly present in the human beings. The missing point, however, is where to repose our love so that everyone…
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1972-10-24Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 24, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 24, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: Now in Vṛndāvana here is one temple... There is likely that they cannot [indistinct for several minutes]. Suppose everything is in our hand[?]. How to manage? Therefore accepting the main temple, you have to [indistinct] how to manage. This is between ourself. Suppose if Bharatpur Mahārāja after some time [indistinct]. In this temple also, I am making the important decisions. [break]
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1972-10-24Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 24, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation

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Prabhupāda: We are worshiping with ordinary water.

Devotee (1): And as soon as it touches the Deity, it becomes...

Prabhupāda: As soon as it touches Deities, become Ganges water, Yamuna water. Why Yamuna is so pure? Because Kṛṣṇa touched it. So after touching Kṛṣṇa, the ordinary water become Yamuna. Why not?
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1972-10-24SB 1.2.13plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.13 — October 24, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.13 [SB 1.2.13 — October 24, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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

" ataḥ pumbhir dvija-śreṣṭhā
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1972-10-25Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 25, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 25, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: You have not met?

Gurudāsa: Yes, I have met him. At Janmāṣṭamī two years ago at New Vrindavan.

Pañca-draviḍa: He is coming in on the third shift, I think.
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1972-10-25Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 25, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 25, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Gurudāsa: ...then I must agitate my mind either how to stop the intoxicant or how to get it.

Prabhupāda: And if we get the management of this temple, that will be triumph in [indistinct] Vṛndāvana. It is the most important place.
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1972-10-25Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 25, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 25, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Devotee: Also in Los Angeles they are buying press?

Prabhupāda: That is small press. That is not for printing books; some small pamphlets.

Dr. Kapoor: But this is also being done well. This should be [indistinct].
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1972-10-26The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 26, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 26, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: “The Nectar of Devotion is specifically presented for persons who are now engaged in the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. I beg to offer my sincere thanks to all my friends and disciples who are helping me
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1972-10-26SB 1.2.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.15 — October 26, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.15 [SB 1.2.15 — October 26, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda:

" yad-anudhyāsinā yuktāḥ karma-granthi-nibandhanam chindanti kovidās tasya ko na kuryāt kathā-ratim [SB 1.2.15]"

In the previous verse it is said,

" tasmād ekena manasā
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1972-10-27The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 27, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 27, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “Let me offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda and of Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda, by whose inspiration I have been engaged in the matter of compiling this summary study of
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1972-10-27Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 27, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 27, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: So these people, the sahajiyās, they have become dogs and hogs. Now after this life...

[indistinct---loud kirtana].

For their sinful activities they have become dogs and hogs. Now unconsciously as dogs and hogs they are taking advantage of the Vṛndāvana land. Now they become. Now they will become pure devotees. Just like we see in the life of Bharata Mahārāja: so much austerity, and because a little attachment for…
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1972-10-27SB 1.2.16plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.16 — October 27, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.16 [SB 1.2.16 — October 27, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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

" śuśrūṣoḥ śraddadhānasya vāsudeva-kathā-ruciḥ syān mahat-sevayā viprāḥ
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1972-10-28The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 28, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 28, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “...sometimes divided into four parts, just as the ocean is sometimes divided into four parts, and there are different sections within each of these four divisions. Originally in
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1972-10-28SB 1.2.17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.17 — October 28, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.17 [SB 1.2.17 — October 28, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" śṛṇvatāṁ sva-kathāḥ kṛṣṇaḥ puṇya-śravaṇa-kīrtanaḥ hṛdy antaḥ-stho hy abhadrāṇi
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1972-10-29The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 29, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 29, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “...may be divided into two classes: one class may be for achieving a certain goal, and the other may be for avoiding some unfavorable circumstance. In Sanskrit these activities are called
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1972-10-29SB 1.2.18plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.18 — October 29, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.18 [SB 1.2.18 — October 29, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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

" naṣṭa-prāyeṣv abhadreṣu
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1972-10-30The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 30, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 30, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] 21.

Prabhupāda: Hmm.

Pradyumna: “In the Caitanya-caritāmṛta, by Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī, Lord Caitanya states that it is a fortunate person who comes in contact with a bona fide spiritual master by the grace of Kṛṣṇa. One who is serious about spiritual life is given by Kṛṣṇa the intelligence to come in contact with a bona fide spiritual master.
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1972-10-30SB 1.2.19plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.19 — October 30, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.19 [SB 1.2.19 — October 30, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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

" tadā rajas-tamo-bhāvāḥ
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1972-10-31The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 31, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — October 31, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “...Kṛṣṇa we refer to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, along with His many expansions. He is expanded by His plenary part and parcels, His differentiated parts and parcels and His different energies. Kṛṣṇa, in other words, means everything and includes everything. Generally, however, we should understand Kṛṣṇa to mean Kṛṣṇa and His personal expansions.
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1972-10-31SB 1.2.20plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.20 — October 31, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.20 [SB 1.2.20 — October 31, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" evaṁ prasanna-manaso bhagavad-bhakti-yogataḥ bhagavat-tattva-vijñānaṁ mukta-saṅgasya jāyate
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1972-11-01The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 1, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 1, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “...as given by Rūpa Gosvāmī in Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu, can be summarized thus: his service is favorable and is always in relation to Kṛṣṇa. In order to keep the purity of such Kṛṣṇa conscious activities, one must be freed from all material desires and philosophical speculation. Any desire except for the service of the Lord is called material desire.
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1972-11-01Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — November 1, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — November 1, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Acyutānanda: Gauracandra Gosvāmī is telling Prabhupāda that ah, that it started raining just so that the kīrtana would happen in front of Dāmodara and then it stopped raining so that we could go back into the
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1972-11-01SB 1.2.21plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.21 — November 1, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.21 [SB 1.2.21 — November 1, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" bhidyate hṛdaya-granthiś chidyante sarva-saṁśayāḥ kṣīyante cāsya karmāṇi
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1972-11-02The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 2, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 2, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “So when our senses are engaged for the actual proprietor of the senses, that is called devotional service. In our conditional state, our senses are engaged in serving these bodily demands. When the same senses are engaged in executing the order of Kṛṣṇa, it is called
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1972-11-02SB 1.2.22plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.22 — November 2, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.22 [SB 1.2.22 — November 2, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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

" ato vai kavayo nityaṁ bhaktiṁ paramayā mudā vāsudeve bhagavati
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1972-11-03The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 3, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 3, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading] “4) Pure devotional service is rarely achieved. 5) Those in pure devotional service...”

Prabhupāda: Page number? Page number?

Pradyumna:
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1972-11-03SB 1.2.23plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.23 — November 3, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.23 [SB 1.2.23 — November 3, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" sattvaṁ rajas tama iti prakṛter guṇās tair yuktaḥ paraḥ puruṣa eka ihāsya dhatte
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1972-11-04The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 4, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 4, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [offers obeisances]

" ... sārasvate deve gaura-vāṇī-pracāriṇe nirviśeṣa-śūnyavādi-pāścātya-deśa-tāriṇe"

Prabhupāda: Hmm.

Pradyumna:
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1972-11-04SB 1.2.24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.24 — November 4, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.24 [SB 1.2.24 — November 4, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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

" pārthivād dāruṇo dhūmas
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1972-11-05The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 5, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 5, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “...committed criminal acts but is not yet arrested for them. Now, as soon as he is detected, arrest is awaiting for him..., is awaiting him. Similarly, for some of our sinful activities we are awaiting distresses in the future, and for others, which are mature, we are suffering at the present moment. In this way
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1972-11-05SB 1.2.25plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.25 — November 5, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.25 [SB 1.2.25 — November 5, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" bhejire munayo ‘thāgre bhagavantam adhokṣajam sattvaṁ viśuddhaṁ kṣemāya kalpante ye
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1972-11-06The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 6, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 6, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “...in full Kṛṣṇa consciousness, how is it possible that he has not become purified? It is not possible. [break]

[audio poor until 04:19]
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1972-11-06SB 1.2.26plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.26 — November 6, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.26 [SB 1.2.26 — November 6, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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

" mumukṣavo ghora-rūpān
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1972-11-07The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 7, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 7, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “By performing Vedic ritualistic activities, by giving money in charity and by undergoing austerity, one can temporarily become free from the reactions of sinful activities, but at the next moment he must again become engaged in sinful activities. For example, a person suffering from venereal disease on account of excessive indulgence in sex life has to undergo some severe pain in medical treatme…
Vṛndāvana
1972-11-07Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — November 7, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — November 7, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

[Poor audio]

Guru dāsa: [indistinct] was that there discussion important?

Prabhupāda: Very important.

Guru dāsa: Section of Bhāgavata was it there[?]. [break]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-11-07SB 1.2.27plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.27 — November 7, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.27 [SB 1.2.27 — November 7, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" rajas-tamaḥ-prakṛtayaḥ sama-śīlā bhajanti vai pitṛ-bhūta-prajeśādīn śriyaiśvarya-prajepsavaḥ
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1972-11-08The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 8, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 8, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Prabhupāda: ...stated in the Caitanya-caritāmṛta:

" nitya-siddha kṛṣṇa-bhakti sādhya kabhu naya śravaṇādi-śuddha-citte karaye udaya [Hari-bhakti-vilāsa]
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1972-11-08SB 1.2.28–29plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.28-29 — November 8, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.28–29 [SB 1.2.28-29 — November 8, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" vāsudeva-parā vedā vāsudeva-parā makhāḥ vāsudeva-parā yogā vāsudeva-parāḥ kriyāḥ
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1972-11-09The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 9, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 9, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “Furthermore, a person engaged in Kṛṣṇa consciousness, acting in devotional service, can develop all the good qualities that are generally found in the demigods.
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1972-11-09SB 1.2.30plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.30 — November 9, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.30 [SB 1.2.30 — November 9, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]

" sa evedaṁ sasarjāgre bhagavān ātma-māyayā sad-asad-rūpayā cāsau guṇamayāguṇo vibhuḥ
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1972-11-10Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — November 10, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — November 10, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Guru dāsa: Prabhupāda on a morning walk, 10th of November.

Devotee: [indistinct] in life.

Acyutānanda: What?

Guru dāsa: He said he was very bad.

Acyutānanda: I saw him also. I can see no justification for such cruelty. I do not care to see my two Godbrothers who committed such a crime. I feel that I will not be able to control my anger with them. I feel that they should be asked to leave the society. Whatever your divine grace decid…
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1972-11-10The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 10, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 10, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “Foolishly, people who are enamored of the glimmer of modern materialistic advancement are thinking that the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is for less intelligent men.
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1972-11-10SB 1.2.31plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.31 — November 10, 1972, Vṛndāvana

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.31 [SB 1.2.31 — November 10, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

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