Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1970-06-23NoDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — June 23, 1970, Los Angeles

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — June 23, 1970, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. So we have published our Nectar of Devotion. So every one of you should read this Nectar of Devotion repeatedly. The whole substance of Vaiṣṇava philosophy and activities, everything is there. So every one of you read this
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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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1972-10-17NoDplugin-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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1972-10-18NoDplugin-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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1972-10-19NoDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — October 19, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion

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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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1972-10-20NoDplugin-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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1972-10-21The 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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1972-10-23The 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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1972-10-24The 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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1972-10-26The 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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1972-10-27The 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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1972-10-28The 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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1972-10-29The 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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1972-10-30The 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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1972-10-31The 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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1972-11-01The 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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1972-11-02The 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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1972-11-03The 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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1972-11-04The 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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1972-11-05The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 5, 1972, Vṛndāvana

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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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1972-11-06The 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]

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

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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…
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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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1972-11-09The 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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1972-11-10The 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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The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 11, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] Page number 15. Uh. “In the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam...” Uh. “In the Fifth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Sixth Chapter, eighteenth verse [SB 5.6.18], Nārada also says to Yudhiṣṭhira,
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1972-11-12The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 12, 1972, Vṛndāvana

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — November 12, 1972, Vṛndāvana]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “How Kṛṣṇa becomes attracted by the devotional service of His devotees is described by Nārada in the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Seventh Canto, Tenth Chapter, thirty-seventh verse
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1972-11-13The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — November 13, 1972, Vṛndāvana

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Pradyumna: Uh Page... Uh [indistinct]. “Practice means employing our senses in some particular type of work. Therefore devotional service in practice means utilizing our different sensory organs in service to Kṛṣṇa. Some of the senses are meant for acquiring knowledge, and some are meant for executing the conclusions of our thinking, feeling and willing. So practice means employing both the mind and the senses in pra…
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Pradyumna: Page number 21. [reading:] “Another part of sādhana-bhakti is called rāgānugā. Rāgānugā refers to the point at which, by following the regulative principles, one becomes a little more attached to Kṛṣṇa and executes devotional service out of natural love. For example, a person engaged in devotional service may be ordered to rise early in the morning and offer
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Pradyumna: [reading:] “...who was later to become Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī, took advantage of his brother’s personal money, which had been deposited with a village banker, and escaped from the prison of Hussain Shah. In this way, both brothers joined Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
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Pradyumna: [reading:] “...immediately terminates along with his body 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. At death everything is finished, and one has to begin a new chapter of life in a new situation, perhaps…
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Pradyumna: [reading:] “Bhakti-rasa, however, the mellow relished in the transcendental loving service of the Lord, does not finish with the end of life. It continues perpetually and is therefore called
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Pradyumna: Nectar of Devotion. “This eternal engagement in bhakti-rasa can be understood by a serious student upon studying The Nectar of Devotion. Adoption of bhakti-rasa,
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Pradyumna: [reading] “The process of devotional service as it is recommended in The Nectar of Devotion will gradually elevate one from the material condition of life to the spiritual status, wherein the devotee becomes purified of all designations.
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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 s…
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Pradyumna: [reading] “...propensity expands just as a vibration of light or air expands, but we do not know where it ends. The Nectar of Devotion teaches us the science of loving every one of the living entities perfectly by the easy method of loving Kṛṣṇa. We have failed to create peace and harmony in human society even by such great attempts as the United Nations because we do not know the right method.
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Prabhupāda: [Hindi] Hmm. Read it!

Pradyumna: “As far as material necessities are concerned, the human civilization at the present moment is very much advanced in living comfortably, but still we are not happy because we are missing the point. The material comforts of life alone are not sufficient to make us happy.
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Pradyumna: [reading] ...Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the cause of all causes, the reservoir of all rasas, or relationships, which are called neutrality, or passive adoration; servitorship; friendship; parenthood; conjugal love; comedy; compassion; fear; chivalry; ghastliness; wonder; and devastation. He is the supreme attractive form, and by His universal and transcendental attractive features, He…
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Pradyumna: [reading] “...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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Pradyumna: [reading] “Impersonalists are very fond of merging into the Supreme, like rivers that come down and merge into the ocean. The ocean can be compared with liberation, and the rivers with all the different paths of liberation. The impersonalists are dwelling in the river water, which eventually comes to mix with the ocean. They have no information, however, that within the ocean, as within the river, there are inn…
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Pradyumna: “...is 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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Pradyumna: [reading] “...service, following in the footsteps of previous ācāryas, can be summarized in the following statement by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī: ‘First-class devotional service is known by one
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Mādhavānanda: [reading] “...by certain convictions derived by his own arguments and decisions. Then another person, who may be a greater logician, will nullify these conclusions and establish another thesis. In this way the path of argument will never be safe or conclusive. The
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[indistinct]

Prabhupāda: Page twenty-three open.

Mādhavānanda: Here, twenty-five, page twenty-five.

Prabhupāda: Hmm? Page twenty-five?

Mādhavānanda: Yes.

Prabhupāda:
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Mādhavānanda: [reading] “It is confirmed in the Bhagavad-gītā that after many, many births, when one becomes actually wise, he surrenders unto Vāsudeva, knowing perfectly well that Kṛṣṇa [Vāsudeva] is the origin and cause of all causes. Therefore he sticks to the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa and gradually develops love for Him. Although such a wise man is very dear to Kṛṣṇa, the others are also accepted as very magnanimous beca…
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Bhavānanda: [reading] “...If someone has desire for material enjoyment or for becoming one with the Supreme, these are both considered material concepts.”

Prabhupāda:
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Bhavānanda: [reading] “...devotee is so much attracted to glorification of the pastimes, name, qualities, forms and so forth of the Lord that the devotee does not care for
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Mādhavānanda: [reading] “...Four. Devotional Service Surpasses All Liberation. How much a devotee is seriously attached to the devotional service of the Supreme Personality of Godhead can be understood from the statement of Mahārāja Pṛthu [
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