Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1966-11-21Cc. Madhya 20.66–96plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.66-96 — November 21, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.66–96 [Cc. Madhya 20.66-96 — November 21, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" prabhu kahe---‘tomāra dui-bhāi prayāge mililā rūpa, anupama-duṅhe vṛndāvana gelā’"

So Lord Caitanya informed Sanātana Gosvāmī that
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1966-11-22Cc. Madhya 20.100–108plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.100-108 — November 22, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.100–108 [Cc. Madhya 20.100-108 — November 22, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" āpanāra hitāhita kichui nā jāni grāmya-vyavahāre paṇḍita, tāi satya māni"

" kṛpā kari’ yadi more kariyācha uddhāra
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1966-11-22Cc. Madhya 20.97–99plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.97-99 — November 22, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.97–99 [Cc. Madhya 20.97-99 — November 22, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" kṛṣṇa-svarūpa-mādhuryaiś- varya-bhakti-rasāśrayam tattvaṁ sanātanāyeśaḥ kṛpayopadideśa saḥ"

Kṛṣṇa-svarūpa.
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1966-11-23Cc. Madhya 20.118–119plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.118-119 — November 23, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.118–119 [Cc. Madhya 20.118-119 — November 23, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" ...uṭhāya, kabhu narake ḍubāya daṇḍya-jane rājā yena nadīte cubāya"

So Lord Caitanya is explaining the position of the conditioned souls. They are completely under the grip of this material nature. And just like one is seated on the car and the driver drives him
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1966-11-24Cc. Madhya 20.119–121plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.119-121 — November 24, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.119–121 [Cc. Madhya 20.119-121 — November 24, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" bhayaṁ dvitīyābhiniveśataḥ syād īśād apetasya viparyayo ‘smṛtiḥ tan-māyayā ato budha ābhajet taṁ
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1966-11-25Cc. Madhya 20.121–124plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.121-124 — November 25, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.121–124 [Cc. Madhya 20.121-124 — November 25, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" daivī hy eṣā guṇa-mayī mama māyā duratyayā mām eva ye prapadyante māyām etāṁ taranti te [Bg. 7.14]"

So Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu says that this is the condition, suffering condition of the living entities, and he can be rescued by the mercy of
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1966-11-26Cc. Madhya 20.124–125plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.124-125 — November 26, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.124–125 [Cc. Madhya 20.124-125 — November 26, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" veda-śāstra-kahe-‘sambandha’, ‘abhidheya’, ‘prayojana’ ‘kṛṣṇa’-prāpya sambandha, ‘bhakti’
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1966-11-27Cc. Madhya 20.125plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.125 — November 27, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.125 [Cc. Madhya 20.125 — November 27, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" abhidheya-nāma ‘bhakti’, ‘prema’-prayojana puruṣārtha-śiromaṇi prema mahā-dhana"

So after understanding our relationship with Kṛṣṇa
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1966-11-28Cc. Madhya 20.137plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.137 — November 28, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.137 [Cc. Madhya 20.137 — November 28, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" na sādhayati māṁ yogaḥ na sāṅkhyaṁ dharma uddhava na svādhyāyas tapas tyāgaḥ yathā bhaktir mamorjitā"

So Lord Caitanya explained to the poverty-stricken man that simile. The astrologer is foretelling about the poverty-stricken man that
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1966-11-29Cc. Madhya 20.137–142plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.137-142 — November 29, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.137–142 [Cc. Madhya 20.137-142 — November 29, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" na sādhayati māṁ yogaḥ na sāṅkhyaṁ dharma uddhava na svādhyāyas tapas tyāgaḥ yathā bhaktir mamorjitā
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1966-11-30Cc. Madhya 20.142plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.142 — November 30, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.142 [Cc. Madhya 20.142 — November 30, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" dāridrya-nāśa, bhava-kṣaya---premera ‘phala’ naya prema-sukha-bhoga-mukhya prayojana haya"

So by devotional service one should not expect,
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1966-12-01Cc. Madhya 20.144–146plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.144-146 — December 1, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.144–146 [Cc. Madhya 20.144-146 — December 1, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" vedādi sakala śāstre kṛṣṇa-mukhya sambandha tāṅra jñāne ānuṣaṅge yāya māyā-bandha"

Lord Caitanya, summarizing the purport of the Vedic knowledge
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1966-12-03Cc. Madhya 20.146–151plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.146-151 — December 3, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.146–151 [Cc. Madhya 20.146-151 — December 3, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" mukhya-gauṇa-vṛtti, kiṁvā anvaya-vyatireke vedera pratijñā kevala kahaye kṛṣṇake"

So Lord Caitanya says,
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1966-12-05Cc. Madhya 20.152–154plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.152-154 — December 5, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.152–154 [Cc. Madhya 20.152-154 — December 5, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda: So Lord Caitanya is describing about the personal feature of Lord Kṛṣṇa. The [im]personal feature of Lord Kṛṣṇa, as described in the
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1966-12-07Cc. Madhya 20.154–157plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.154-157 — December 7, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.154–157 [Cc. Madhya 20.154-157 — December 7, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" īśvaraḥ paramaḥ kṛṣṇaḥ sac-cid-ānanda-vigrahaḥ anādir ādir govindaḥ sarva-kāraṇa-kāraṇam
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1966-12-11Cc. Madhya 20.156–163plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.156-163 — December 11, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.156–163 [Cc. Madhya 20.156-163 — December 11, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" ete cāṁśa-kalāḥ puṁsaḥ kṛṣṇas tu bhagavān svayam indrāri-vyākulaṁ lokaṁ mṛḍayanti yuge yuge
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1966-12-13Cc. Madhya 20.164–173plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.164-173 — December 13, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.164–173 [Cc. Madhya 20.164-173 — December 13, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" ‘bhaktye’ bhagavānera anubhava-pūrṇa-rūpa eka-i vigrahe tāṅra ananta svarūpa"

Expansion of Kṛṣṇa, that is being described by Lord Caitanya. They are described in different Vedic literatures, and we are getting the information in one place from Lord Caitanya. So that is the advantage, to be in the disciplic succession. To find out in different information from different scriptu…
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1966-12-14Cc. Madhya 20.172plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.172 — December 14, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.172 [Cc. Madhya 20.172 — December 14, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" ananta prakāśe kṛṣṇera nāhi mūrti-bheda ākāra-varṇa-astra-bhede nāma-vibheda"

So Kṛṣṇa has innumerable expansions. So far potency of the Lord is concerned, in those expansions there is no difference of potency, but the different names are due to difference of manifestation. Sometimes the Lord is manifested with two hands, sometimes with four hands. And [in] the four hands there are di…
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1966-12-16Cc. Madhya 20.245–255plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.245-255 — December 16, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.245–255 [Cc. Madhya 20.245-255 — December 16, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" avatāra haya kṛṣṇera ṣaḍ-vidha prakāra puruṣāvatāra eka, līlāvatāra āra"

" guṇāvatāra, āra manvantarāvatāra
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1966-12-17Cc. Madhya 20.255–281plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.255-281 — December 17, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.255–281 [Cc. Madhya 20.255-281 — December 17, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" kriyā-śakti-pradhāna saṅkarṣaṇa balarāma prākṛtāprākṛta-sṛṣṭi karena nirmāṇa"

So out of three transcendental propensities of the Supreme Lord,
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1966-12-18Cc. Madhya 20.281–293plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.281-293 — December 18, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.281–293 [Cc. Madhya 20.281-293 — December 18, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" yasyaika-niśvasita-kālam athāvalambya jīvanti loma-vilajā jagad-aṇḍa-nāthāḥ viṣṇur mahān sa iha yasya kalā-viśeṣo
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1966-12-19Cc. Madhya 20.294–298plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.294-298 — December 19, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.294–298 [Cc. Madhya 20.294-298 — December 19, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" tṛtīya-puruṣa viṣṇu-‘guṇa-avatāra’ dui avatāra-bhitara gaṇanā tāṅhāra"

" virāṭ vyaṣṭi-jīvera teṅho antaryāmī
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1966-12-20Cc. Madhya 20.298plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.298 — December 20, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.298 [Cc. Madhya 20.298 — December 20, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" matsya, kūrma, raghunātha, nṛsiṁha, vāmana varāhādi-lekhā yāṅra nā yāya gaṇana"

Now Lord Caitanya is describing about
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1966-12-21Cc. Madhya 20.313–317plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.313-317 — December 21, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.313–317 [Cc. Madhya 20.313-317 — December 21, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" harir hi nirguṇaḥ sākṣāt puruṣaḥ prakṛteḥ paraḥ sa sarva-dṛg upadraṣṭā taṁ bhajan nirguṇo bhavet
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1966-12-22Cc. Madhya 20.318–329plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.318-329 — December 22, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.318–329 [Cc. Madhya 20.318-329 — December 22, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" sṛjāmi tan-niyukto ‘haṁ haro harati tad-vaśaḥ viśvaṁ puruṣa-rūpena paripāti triśakti-dhṛk"

This is a quotation from
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1966-12-23Cc. Madhya 20.330–335plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.330-335 — December 23, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.330–335 [Cc. Madhya 20.330-335 — December 23, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda: So we have discussed the different names of Manu, the father of man. In different millenniums there are different Manus, and the present Manu is Vaivasvata Manu. Out of the fourteen Manus, now it is, the eighth Manu is going on at the present moment. That means this is about one o
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1966-12-24Cc. Madhya 20.334–341plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.334-341 — December 24, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.334–341 [Cc. Madhya 20.334-341 — December 24, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" satya-yuge dharma-dhyāna karāya ‘śukla’-mūrti dhari’ kardamake vara dilā yeṅho kṛpā kari’"

In the Satya-yuga the incarnation of God is of white color.
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1966-12-25Cc. Madhya 20.337–353plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.337-353 — December 25, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.337–353 [Cc. Madhya 20.337-353 — December 25, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" dvāpare bhagavān śyāmaḥ pīta-vāsā nijāyudhaḥ śrī-vatsādibhir aṅkaiś ca lakṣaṇair upalakṣitaḥ
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1966-12-26Cc. Madhya 20.353–354plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.353-354 — December 26, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.353–354 [Cc. Madhya 20.353-354 — December 26, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" sarvajña munira vākya-śāstra-‘paramāṇa’ āmā-sabā jīvera haya śāstra-dvārā ‘jñāna’"

We should always think that we are in the modes of ignorance. We are just trying to make progress from ignorance to goodness and then transcend. This is the process of spiritual realization. Nobody should think that we are perfect. We cannot be. God is
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1966-12-27Cc. Ādi 3.87–88plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 3.87-88 — December 27, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 3.87–88 [Cc. Ādi 3.87-88 — December 27, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" tvāṁ śīla-rūpa-caritaiḥ parama-prakṛṣṭaiḥ sattvena sāttvikatayā prabalaiś ca śāstraiḥ prakhyāta-daiva-paramārtha-vidāṁ mattaiś ca
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1966-12-28Cc. Madhya 20.354–358plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.354-358 — December 28, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.354–358 [Cc. Madhya 20.354-358 — December 28, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" avatāra nāhi kahe-‘āmi avatāra’ muni saba jāni’ kare lakṣaṇa-vicāra"

So Lord Caitanya says that incarnation, He never advertises Himself that He is
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1966-12-29Cc. Madhya 20.358–359plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.358-359 — December 29, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.358–359 [Cc. Madhya 20.358-359 — December 29, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" bhāgavatārambhe vyāsa maṅgalācaraṇe ‘parameśvara’ nirūpila ei dui lakṣaṇe"

So we have been discussing about the symptoms, characteristics, of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. One characteristic is that is eternally constant, or present with Him, and another characteristic is that it is sometimes manifested, sometimes not manifested. These two characteristics are called the …
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1966-12-31Cc. Madhya 20.367–84plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.367-84 — December 31, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.367–84 [Cc. Madhya 20.367-84 — December 31, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" śaktyāveśāvatāra kṛṣṇera asaṅkhya gaṇana dig-daraśana kari mukhya mukhya jana"

Lord Caitanya says that incarnation of opulence
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1967-01-01Cc. Madhya 20.385–394plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.385-394 — January 1, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.385–394 [Cc. Madhya 20.385-394 — January 1, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" ‘nitya-līlā’ kṛṣṇera sarva-śāstre kaya bujhite nā pāre līlā kemane ‘nitya’ haya"

Nitya means eternal. Kṛṣṇa
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1967-01-02Cc. Madhya 20.391–405plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.391-405 — January 2, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.391–405 [Cc. Madhya 20.391-405 — January 2, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" aiche kṛṣṇera līlā-maṇḍala caudda-manvantare brahmāṇḍa-maṇḍala vyāpi’ krame krame phire"

So we have already discussed how
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1967-01-03Cc. Madhya 21.1–10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 21.1-10 — January 3, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 21.1–10 [Cc. Madhya 21.1-10 — January 3, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" agaty-eka-gatiṁ natvā hīnārthādhika-sādhakam śrī-caitanyaṁ likhāmy asya mādhuryaiśvarya-śīkaram"

Agaty-eka-gatiṁ natvā.
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1967-01-04Cc. Madhya 21.13–49plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 21.13-49 — January 4, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 21.13–49 [Cc. Madhya 21.13-49 — January 4, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda: ...Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare.

" nāntaṁ vidāmy aham amī munayo agrajās te māyā-balasya puruṣasya kuto
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1967-01-05Cc. Madhya 21.49–61plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 21.49-61 — January 5, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 21.49–61 [Cc. Madhya 21.49-61 — January 5, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" goloka-nāmni nija-dhāmni tale ca tasya devī-maheśa-hari-dhāmasu teṣu teṣu te te prabhāva-nicayā vihitāś ca yena
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1967-01-06Cc. Madhya 21.62–67plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 21.62-67 — January 6, 1966, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 21.62–67 [Cc. Madhya 21.62-67 — January 6, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" kṛṣṇe jānāñā dvārī brahmāre lañā gelā kṛṣṇera caraṇe brahmā daṇḍavat kailā"

So we have been discussing, yesterday, Brahmā visiting Kṛṣṇa as four-headed Brahmā. He was little proud that
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1967-01-07Cc. Madhya 22.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 22.5 — January 7, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 22.5 [Cc. Madhya 22.5 — January 7, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" kṛṣṇa bhakti abhidheya sarva śāstre kaya ataeva muni-gaṇa kariyāche niścaya"

So we have just studied the constitutional position of Kṛṣṇa by His original standing as the Supreme Personality of Godhead, His different expansions, incarnations, and how He is situated as the supreme controller of the spiritual and material manifestation. So far, as far as possible, we have studied through the g…
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1967-01-08Cc. Madhya 22.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 22.6 — January 8, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 22.6 [Cc. Madhya 22.6 — January 8, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" śrutir mātā pṛṣṭā diśati bhavad-ārādhana-vidhiṁ yathā mātur vāṇī smṛtir api tathā vakti bhaginī purāṇādyā ye vā sahaja nivahās te tad anugā
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1967-01-09Cc. Madhya 22.11–15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 22.11-15 — January 9, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 22.11–15 [Cc. Madhya 22.11-15 — January 9, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" ‘nitya-mukta’-nitya kṛṣṇa-caraṇe unmukha ‘kṛṣṇa-pāriṣada’ nāma, bhuñje sevā-sukha"

Yesterday we have been discussing two kinds of living entities. One class,
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1967-01-10Cc. Madhya 22.14–20plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 22.14-20 — January 10, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 22.14–20 [Cc. Madhya 22.14-20 — January 10, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" kāma-krodhera dāsa hañā tāra lāthi khāya bhramite bhramite yadi sādhu-vaidya pāya"

So we, the conditioned soul, is just like being kicked up by the material energy from this way to that way. That is our position. And the kicking is by lust and anger.
New York
1967-01-11Cc. Madhya 22.21–28plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 22.21-28 — January 11, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 22.21–28 [Cc. Madhya 22.21-28 — January 11, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda:

" kevala jñāna ‘mukti’ dite nāre bhakti vine kṛṣṇonmukhe sei mukti haya jñāna vinā"

Mukti, liberation... The impersonalists think that simply by cultivating knowledge that
New York
1967-01-15Cc. Madhya 22.27–31plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 22.27-31 — January 15, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 22.27–31 [Cc. Madhya 22.27-31 — January 15, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda: This is a quotation from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Eleventh Canto. It is very nicely compared with the body of the Supreme Lord and our situation in that partic
New York
1967-01-16Cc. Madhya 22.31–33plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 22.31-33 — January 16, 1967, New York

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 22.31–33 [Cc. Madhya 22.31-33 — January 16, 1967, New York]

Prabhupāda: Kṛṣṇa is the original sun; therefore wherever Kṛṣṇa is present there cannot be any ignorance or illusion. Darkness is compared with ignorance, illusion, sleeping, laziness, intoxication, madness; these are all darkness. One who is in the quality of darkness, these things will be visible in his person: too much sleepy, lazy, ignorant. Just opposite, the opposite number of knowledge. So th…
New York
1967-01-20Cc. Madhya 25.19–31plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 25.19-31 — January 20, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 25.19–31 [Cc. Madhya 25.19-31 — January 20, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: ...by Caitanya Mahāprabhu to the Māyāvādī sannyāsīs. They were convinced with the arguments and presentation of Lord Caitanya. And from that day, not only the
San Francisco
1967-01-21Cc. Madhya 25.29plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 25.29 — January 21, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 25.29 [Cc. Madhya 25.29 — January 21, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" ...snapanaṁ paraṁ vijāyate śrī-kṛṣṇa-saṅkīrtanam"

" harer nāma-ślokera yei karilā vyākhyāna sei satya sukhadārtha parama pramāṇa
San Francisco
1967-01-22Cc. Madhya 25.31–38plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 25.31-38 — January 22, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 25.31–38 [Cc. Madhya 25.31-38 — January 22, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: ...Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu the disciple of Prakāśānanda Sarasvatī is quoting one verse from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam in which it is said that simply for understanding, if you waste your time, but if you do not practically apply yourself, then it is simply a waste of time. There is a very nice story. In our college days in logic class of Professor Purnachandra Sen, he cited a very nice exa…
San Francisco
1967-01-23Cc. Madhya 25.36–40plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 25.36-40 — January 23, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 25.36–40 [Cc. Madhya 25.36-40 — January 23, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" nātaḥ paraṁ parama sambhavata yad bhavataḥ svarūpam ānanda-mātram avikalpam aviddha-varcaḥ paśyāmi viśva-sṛjam ekam aviśvam ātman
San Francisco
1967-01-24Cc. Madhya 25.40–50plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 25.40-50 — January 24, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 25.40–50 [Cc. Madhya 25.40-50 — January 24, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" ...saṁsāreṣu narādhamān kṣipāmy ajasram aśubhān āsurīṣv eva yoniṣu"

This is a verse from Bhagavad-gītā,
San Francisco
1967-02-01Cc. Ādi 7.39–47plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.39-47 — February 1, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.39–47 [Cc. Ādi 7.39-47 — February 1, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: ...accustomed to follow the Vedic principles. Just like in Christian religion, those who do not follow the Bible, they are called heathens. Similarly, in Muslim, those who do not follow the Koran, they are called
San Francisco
1967-02-03Cc. Ādi 7.49–65plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.49-65 — February 3, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.49–65 [Cc. Ādi 7.49-65 — February 3, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: While Lord Caitanya was residing at Benares, Rūpa, Sanātana Goswami met Him, and He taught him about Kṛṣṇa consciousness and the procedure to execute Kṛṣṇa consciousness. For two months He instructed.
San Francisco
1967-02-06Cc. Ādi 7.66–76plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.66-76 — February 6, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.66–76 [Cc. Ādi 7.66-76 — February 6, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: So Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Prakāśānanda Sarasvatī, they are now together. Now there will be discussion. Now Prakāśānanda Sarasvatī, he [is] asking Caitanya Mahāprabhu,
San Francisco
1967-02-08Cc. Ādi 7.76–81plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.76-81 — February 8, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.76–81 [Cc. Ādi 7.76-81 — February 8, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" ...harer nāma eva kevalam kalau nāsty eva nāsty eva nāsty eva gatir anyathā [Cc. Ādi 17.21]"

Caitanya Mahāprabhu is explaining His position, why He
San Francisco
1967-02-10Cc. Ādi 7.80–95plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.80-95 — February 10, 1966, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.80–95 [Cc. Ādi 7.80-95 — February 10, 1966, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" ...nāhi mane eta cinti’ nivediluṅ gurura caraṇe [Cc. Ādi 7.80]"

So Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu is describing His practical experience about chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa. When He saw Himself that
San Francisco
1967-02-13Cc. Ādi 7.106–107plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.106-107 — February 13, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.106–107 [Cc. Ādi 7.106-107 — February 13, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" ...īśvara-vacana vyāsa-rūpe kaila yāhā śrī-nārāyaṇa [Cc. Ādi 7.106]"

" bhrama, pramāda, vipralipsā, karaṇāpāṭava
San Francisco
1967-02-15Cc. Ādi 7.107–109plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.107-109 — February 15, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.107–109 [Cc. Ādi 7.107-109 — February 15, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: ...Vedic literature, it is scriptures. It is compiled by the Lord Himself. Religion means the regulation of the Supreme Lord. That
San Francisco
1967-02-18Cc. Ādi 7.108plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.108 — February 18, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.108 [Cc. Ādi 7.108 — February 18, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: Brahman means “the greatest.” So what is the idea of the greatest? The greatest means... That is described by Parāśara-sūtra,
San Francisco
1967-02-20Cc. Ādi 7.109–114plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.109-114 — February 20, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.109–114 [Cc. Ādi 7.109-114 — February 20, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] So Caitanya Mahāprabhu is stressing that to read Vedic literature, Vedānta, Upaniṣad
San Francisco
1967-02-22Cc. Ādi 7.113–17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.113-17 — February 22, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.113–17 [Cc. Ādi 7.113-17 — February 22, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] So there are so many statements in the Upaniṣads about the Absolute Truth being the Supreme Person.
San Francisco
1967-02-24Cc. Ādi 7.118–121plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.118-121 — February 24, 1967, San Francisco

Cc. Ādi-līlā 7.118–121 [Partial Recording] [Cc. Ādi 7.118-121 — February 24, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: Lord Caitanya, from different quotations of Vedas, He establishes that the Supreme Absolute Truth is person. He’s not imperson. And so far Śaṅkarācārya is concerned, he was ordered to preach Māyāvāda philosophy by the Supreme Personality of Godhead for the time being. It is not that this is the only process for realizing the Absolute Truth.
San Francisco
1967-03-18Cc. Ādi 7.149–171plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.149-171 — March 18, 1967, San Francisco

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.149–171 [Cc. Ādi 7.149-171 — March 18, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: ...Māyāvādī sannyāsīs of Benares. There are two kinds of Māyāvādīs. The word Māyāvādī is very significant. I saw yesterday in your
San Francisco
1968-01-08Cc. Madhya 6.254plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.254 — January 8, 1968, Los Angeles

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.254 [Cc. Madhya 6.254 — January 8, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda:

" ...nija-bhakti-yoga- śikṣārtham ekaḥ puruṣaḥ purāṇaḥ śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya-śarīra-dhārī kṛpāmbudhir yas tam ahaṁ prapadye
Los Angeles