Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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DateTypeCity
1968-03-13Talk in Studioplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk in Studio — March 13, 1968, San Francisco

Talk in Studio [Talk in Studio — March 13, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: What is this maker, the trademark?

Gargamuni: Concord.

Prabhupāda: Concord, yes. Concord is famous tape recorder company. [tapping microphone] It is all right?

Yamunā:
San Francisco
1968-03-25Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — March 25, 1968, San Francisco

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — March 25, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: “...you, under the direction of Lord Śiva. I worshiped Lord Śiva very successfully, and I prayed from him some sources of my happiness. So he has directed me to see you, that you have got that thing. So please give me that.
San Francisco
1968-05-30Talk After Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk After Lecture — May 30, 1968, Boston

Talk After Lecture [Talk After Lecture — May 30, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: When the result of the karma is offered to God, then it is karma-yoga.

Satsvarūpa: Swamiji? Can I make an announcement? Swamiji has said there are fifty important pilgrimage cities in India, but as far as we
Boston
1968-07-16Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 16, 1968, Montreal

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 16, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: Very soon we shall have our own publication. Macmillan Company. [pause] What is your report?

Devotee: I had a rough day today.

Prabhupāda: Huh?

Devotee: I didn’t get any new members today. I went all over
Montreal
1968-07-27Religious Groupplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation with Religious Group — July 27, 1968, Montreal

Conversation with Religious Group [Conversation with Religious Group — July 27, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: I am imperfect. That’s all right. But I know what is perfection.

Guest (1): I cannot see that. [laughs]

Prabhupāda: No. Don’t laugh. Suppose you are here. You have to go to London. If you have purchased the ticket for London and if you are sure that you have got an aeroplane, so even you have not gone to reach London, but you are sure that you are going to London.
Montreal
1968-08-15Conversation Devoteesplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation with Devotees — August 15, 1968, Montreal

Conversation with Devotees [Conversation with Devotees — August 15, 1968, Montreal]

[After kirtan devotees chanting japa in background]

Prabhupāda: Your child is very nice. It does not cry. [laughter] Hare Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Hare Hare, Hare Rāma Hare Rāma Rāma Rāma Hare Hare. So your starting is very nice.
Montreal
1968-09-24Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation about Marriage — September 24, 1968, Seattle

Room Conversation about Marriage [Room Conversation about Marriage — September 24, 1968, Seattle]

Prabhupāda: I understand that she, she felt some inconvenience, that girl, in your company.

Govinda dāsī [whispers]: Harṣarāṇī! You’re making
Seattle
1968-10-18Talkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk — October 18, 1968, Seattle

Talk [Talk — October 18, 1968, Seattle]

Prabhupāda: When you go to a medical man do you ask him whether he is Christian or Hindu? I am asking you. Suppose you go to a medical man, do you ask him, “Are you Christian or Muslim or Hindu?” Do you ask him?
Seattle
1968-10-20Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 20, 1968, Seattle

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 20, 1968, Seattle]

Prabhupāda: ...the whole atmosphere, you should come and disturb. You are making... You cannot understand? And the whole attention is diverted to you. So harā, harā is the form of the word
Seattle
1968-10-27Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — October 27, 1968, Montreal

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — October 27, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: You can plaster together, up and down, and each and every one of them is separately sevenfold covered. The watery portion is beyond the sevenfold coverings. And each covering is ten times more expansive than the previous covering. The Personality of Godhead creates all such universes by His breathing period, lies above the cluster of the universes.
Montreal
1968-11-08Brahma-saṁhitā, verse 29plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk After Lecture [Brahma-saṁhitā, verse 29] — November 8, 1968, Los Angeles

Talk After Lecture [Brahma-saṁhitā, verse 29] [Talk After Lecture [Brahma-saṁhitā, verse 29] — November 8, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Who has seen that house? Dayānanda? You saw?

Dayānanda: No.

Prabhupāda: Any of the brahmacārīs?
Los Angeles
1968-11-08Prasāda After Kīrtanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk During Prasāda After Kīrtana — November 8, 1968, Los Angeles

Talk During Prasāda After Kīrtana [Talk During Prasāda After Kīrtana — November 8, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: What is this? Oh. For taking?

Viṣṇujana: Would you like a plate, Swamiji?

Prabhupāda: No, no. A sannyāsī should always take in his hand. That is the system. Not in a plate. That means if you take in a plate, you
Los Angeles
1968-11-29Talk Before Classplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk Before Class — November 29, 1968, Los Angeles

Talk Before Class [Talk Before Class — November 29, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Who has taken your Deity?

Vīrabhadra: Who has taken Him? I don’t know. Somebody, they broke in the house, they took one typewriter and the sewing machine and I think it
Los Angeles
1969-01-20Talk Before Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTalk Before Lecture — January 20, 1969, Los Angeles

Talk Before Lecture [Talk Before Lecture — January 20, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: ...ornament Kṛṣṇa, the more you become rich. The reflection, Kṛṣṇa being richly dressed, richly fed, it will be reflected on you. Kṛṣṇa is not in necessity, but we should dress Kṛṣṇa with the first quality ornaments. In India the Deities, They are given very, very valuable jewelry. The Mohammedans were attracted for these jewelries, and they came to India to plunder the temples to get the jewelries. Still, tem…
Los Angeles
1969-03-28Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation — March 28, 1969, Hawaii

Conversation [Conversation — March 28, 1969, Hawaii]

Prabhupāda: What is that?

Govinda dāsī: I was going to turn it on without you knowing it, but you noticed.

Prabhupāda: Huh?

Govinda dāsī: I was going to turn it on so I could tape what you were saying without you noticing, but you noticed.
Hawaii
1969-04-01SB 1.2.1–34plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation Including Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.1-34 Recitation & Explanation — April 1, 1969, San Francisco

Conversation Including Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.1–34 Recitation & Explanation [Conversation Including Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.1-34 Recitation & Explanation — April 1, 1969, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: “So we want to see him naked in this assembly.
San Francisco
1969-04-11Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — April 11, 1969, New York

Thank you very much. Hare Kṛṣṇa. [end]Room Conversation [Room Conversation — April 11, 1969, New York]

Prabhupāda: Oh, Mr. Murti, I’m very glad to see you. Come here in front. How do you like this movement? Huh?

Mr. Murti: [inaudible]
New York
1969-04-12Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — April 12, 1969, New York

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — April 12, 1969, New York]

Brahmānanda: It’s the capital.

Gargamuni: Tallahassee.

Prabhupāda: Miami is the capital.

Brahmānanda: No. Miami is a big tourist city.

Prabhupāda: Oh.

Janārdana: It’s all tourist, the whole place.
New York
1969-04-25Prabhupāda Listeningplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPrabhupāda Listening to Recording of His Own — April 25, 1969, Boston

Prabhupāda Listening to Recording of His Own [Prabhupāda Listening to Recording of His Own — April 25, 1969, Boston]

[Following is a transcription of the recording being played back as Prabhupāda listens.]

Prabhupāda: So if you have got any question, you can ask.
Boston
1969-04-27Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — April 27, 1969, Boston

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — April 27, 1969, Boston]

Prabhupāda: So we take account of past, present, future of this creation. When I say, “Some years ago I was there,” that means within this creation. It does not go some years in your past creation. Do you follow what I say? Are you following what I am saying?
Boston
1969-04-29Before Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation Before Lecture — April 29, 1969, Boston

Conversation Before Lecture [Conversation Before Lecture — April 29, 1969, Boston]

Miss Rose: It’s not in good order Swamiji.

Prabhupāda: Eh?

Miss Rose: It’s not in good order.

Prabhupāda: Which order?

Miss Rose: Well, my house where I live.
Boston
1969-04-30Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — April 30, 1969, Boston

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — April 30, 1969, Boston]

Prabhupāda: These four things, namely birth, death, old age, and disease will accompany you. Therefore in the Bhagavad-gītā it is said that mad-dhāma gatvā punar janma na vidyate.
Boston
1969-05-10Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — May 10, 1969, Columbus

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — May 10, 1969, Columbus]

Prabhupāda: Param Brahman. Param means the chief, param.

Kīrtanānanda: Param Brahman.

Prabhupāda: Param Brahman. We are all Brahmans. Ahaṁ brahmāsmi. Every one of us, living entity, Brahman. But He is the chief Brahman. Just like you are all Americans, but your president is the chief American. Do you understand? So similarly, Kṛṣṇa is the chief Brahman. You are all Brahman, but He is the chief Brahman. Is it clear? That…
Columbus
1969-05-11Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 11, 1969, Columbus

Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg [Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 11, 1969, Columbus]

Allen Ginsberg: Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Allen Ginsberg: So, we will sing tomorrow.

Prabhupāda: Yes. [laughs]

Allen Ginsberg:
Columbus
1969-05-12Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 12, 1969, Columbus

Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg [Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 12, 1969, Columbus]

Allen Ginsberg: It becomes more and more widespread and is more and more acceptable to people...

Prabhupāda: A Bengali woman is here, that Lekha? She can come and you can give.
Columbus
1969-05-13Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 13, 1969, Columbus

Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg [Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 13, 1969, Columbus]

Prabhupāda: What is called? Lunatic, compact in thought. [chuckles] So Kṛṣṇa lover is also another kind of lunatic effect.

Allen Ginsberg:
Columbus
1969-05-14Allen Ginsbergplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 14, 1969, Columbus

Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg [Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg — May 14, 1969, Columbus]

Prabhupāda: ...six or seven years old, my father was worshiping, so I wanted to imitate. I asked him that “Give me Deity.” So he gave me.
Columbus
1969-06-09Meeting Devoteesplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMeeting with Devotees — June 9, 1969, New Vrindaban

Meeting with Devotees [Meeting with Devotees — June 9, 1969, New Vrindaban]

Prabhupāda: In the Caitanya-caritāmṛta it is said, ekale īśvara kṛṣṇa ara saba bhṛtya [Cc. Ādi 5.142]. [baby making noises] [aside:] He will disturb. Īśvara. Īśvara means master or the controller. Actually only Kṛṣṇa is master. Even Lord Śiva, Lord Brahmā, or incarnation of Viṣṇu, all of them are, in one sense, even Rādhārāṇī, all are servants.
New Vrindaban
1969-09-09Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — September 9, 1969, Hamburg

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — September 9, 1969, Hamburg]

Prabhupāda: ...Prabhu, you understand English?

Woman: Yes.

Prabhupāda: You stay with your son?

Woman: No. I am ...[unclear].

Prabhupāda: So why don’t you stay here and join your son for preaching Kṛṣṇa consciousness? Because your son is so good, you must be good. Because a son cannot be good unless the mother is good. Because son inherits the mother
Hamburg
1969-09-11John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Georgeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation With John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and George Harrison — September 11, 1969, London

Room Conversation With John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and George Harrison [Room Conversation With John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and George Harrison — September 11, 1969, London]

George Harrison: Don’t mind.

Prabhupāda: Give this garland.

Śyāmasundara: Haribol.
London
1969-09-24Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — September 24, 1969, London

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — September 24, 1969, London]

Prabhupāda: When the cause is there, they throw it, everything, and go away. Similarly, this material world, the activities of the material world is like that. Somewhere digging and somewhere piling. Somebody is independent and somebody is dependent. Somebody is very luxurious, somebody
London
1969-12-23Discussion Guestsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDiscussion with Guests — December 23, 1969, Boston

Discussion with Guests [Discussion with Guests — December 23, 1969, Boston]

Prabhupāda: That you have to test. Now I have given you this one formula. By following any guru or any principle, if you actually develop your love of God, then it is nice. Otherwise it is useless waste of time. That is the test. But they, so far I know, these yogis, they are themselves God. They say that everyone is God. And who is dog? So I think it is not very congenial. How everyone can be God? Then what is the mean…
Boston
1969-12-24New Vrindaban Gurukulaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDiscussion about New Vrindaban Gurukula — December 24, 1969, Boston

Discussion about New Vrindaban Gurukula [Discussion about New Vrindaban Gurukula — December 24, 1969, Boston]

Prabhupāda: ...form a committee from education in your...

Hayagrīva: They have to be taught reading, and for this they have primers.
Boston
1969-12-24Discussion BTG Staffplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDiscussion with BTG Staff — December 24, 1969, Boston

Discussion with BTG Staff [Discussion with BTG Staff — December 24, 1969, Boston]

Prabhupāda: This Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is composed of four different stages. The first stage is to understand the relationship with Godhead, or Kṛṣṇa. Because the conditioned souls at the present moment, they have forgotten self. They have forgotten their relationship with Kṛṣṇa. Actually the relationship is there, eternal, but under the influence of
Boston
1970-11-04Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — November 4, 1970, Bombay

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — November 4, 1970, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: One of our relatives, long, long ago, he happened to be, as my grandmother..., my cousin’s, oh, grandfather. He went to England in those old days and he became a parsiyas[?] doctor, very
Bombay
1970-11-07Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — November 7, 1970, Bombay

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — November 7, 1970, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: These are also done within these five years.

Guest (1): And that too, in the foreign countries, to establish that, it is...

Guest (2): Yes, it’s a wonderful thing. I was all the while imagining, imagining
Bombay
1970-12-12Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 12, 1970, Indore

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 12, 1970, Indore]

Prabhupāda: For young man, the more he sleeps, he is dead. He’s a dead body. A child, if he overeats, if he overeats, then it is not bad for him. So anyone overeats, it is bad, specially for old man. And if child gets diarrhea, it is good for him. When a old man gets diarrhea, it is death for him. Child gets diarrhea means whatever poisons he has acquired he gets out. His health becomes renovated. And old man, if he gets diarrhea…
Indore
1970-12-13Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 13, 1970, Indore

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 13, 1970, Indore]

Prabhupāda: ...your devatā finished. But your relationship with Kṛṣṇa will never finish---nityo nityānāṁ---because you are nitya, Kṛṣṇa is nitya. That relationship, we have to reestablish that relation. That is the function of the human body. If you are simply busy with this temporary nature, then you are losing time. The temporary relationship will
Indore
1970-12-13Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 13, 1970, Indore

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 13, 1970, Indore]

Prabhupāda: You have heard about our philosophy? You have heard about our philosophy?

Guest [1] [Indian man]: Whatever I have read, but, you see, I don’t believe what I have read. I believe only whatever I have talked to you, whatever you have said.
Indore
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?
Surat
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,
Surat
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?
Surat
1971-01-06Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — January 6, 1971, Calcutta

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — January 6, 1971, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: Mosquito?

Devotee (1): Yes.

Prabhupāda: Oh. [laughter] Many, many? Without mosquito curtain you cannot sleep.

Devotee (1): No, we can sleep. At Advaita Bhavan there
Calcutta
1971-01-17Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — January 17, 1971, Allahabad

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — January 17, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: Vivekananda has influence here in higher class, among the educated class. They talk about Vivekananda and this and that, nonsense. In your country, fortunately, that opposition was not there. There was no influence of Vivekananda class men. Here amongst the educated class there is influence of all these rascals, Vivekananda, Aurobindo, and
Allahabad
1971-01-18Discussionsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDiscussions — January 18, 1971, Allahabad

Discussions [Discussions — January 18, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: ...a bona fide spiritual master. Bona fide spiritual master means who carries out the order of higher authorities. Otherwise he is not spiritual master. Anyone who manufactures his own process of religion, that is rascaldom.
Allahabad
1971-02-14Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...my Guru Mahārāja was in his last days, these rascal doctors injected... Our, this Kuñjabihārī, Tīrtha Mahārāja brought so many big, big doctors. And he protested,
Gorakhpur
1971-02-17Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Devotee: ...then why is any one activity of Kṛṣṇa consciousness better than another one? Why is any one way of serving Kṛṣṇa better than another? For example, with chanting of the sixteen rounds. Suppose that you
Gorakhpur
1971-03-18Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation [partially recorded] — March 18, 1971, Bombay

Room Conversation [partially recorded] [Room Conversation [partially recorded] — March 18, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: Whenever there is sun, there is sunlight, immediately. Where there is light, immediately there is illumination. Just like a drop of poison. You just take a drop of poison as soon as it touches the tongue immediately it expands all over the whole body and it make the whole blood, water, dead. How it expands, a small grain of potassium cyanide? Simply a grain immediately [indistinc…
Bombay
1971-04-06Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — April 6, 1971, Bombay

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — April 6, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...therefore they are coming to these things. Process of killing is different because in this age if you simply kill all the pāpīs, then there will be no more existence because everybody is
Bombay
1971-06-22Conversation with Prof. Kotovskyplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation with Prof. Kotovsky — June 22, 1971, Moscow

Conversation with Prof. Kotovsky [Conversation with Prof. Kotovsky — June 22, 1971, Moscow]

Prabhupāda: Modern sociology is targeting the state or the people as the owner of a certain state, but our Vedic conception is īśāvāsyam idaṁ sarvaṁ:
Moscow
1971-06-27Ratha-yātrāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRatha-yātrā — June 27, 1971, San Francisco

Ratha-yātrā [Ratha-yātrā — June 27, 1971, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: Jagannātha svāmī nayana-pathagāmī bhavatu me. [crowd repeats] Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare/ Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare. [crowd repeats] Thank you very much. Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly participating in this great Ratha-yatra festival. I have already explained what is this Ratha-yatra festival. It is in commemoration of a grand visit by Lord Kṛṣṇa along with His …
San Francisco
1971-06-28Darśanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigDarśana — June 28, 1971, San Francisco

Darśana [Darśana — June 28, 1971, San Francisco]

[sounds of devotees entering, offering obeisances, chanting japa]

Prabhupāda: Jayānanda, how are you? So you are married now? Eh? So where is your marriage presentation?

Jayānanda: Pardon?
San Francisco
1971-06-29Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — June 29, 1971, Los Angeles

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — June 29, 1971, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Some time must be taken, but unlimited time, unlimited expenditure, that’s not good. Ten percent. You produce books. Take ten percent. You may have more than 1,500. You may have more than that. They were to send me one card. There are no letters from them?
Los Angeles
1971-07-18Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 18, 1971, Detroit

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 18, 1971, Detroit]

Mohsin Hassan: ...quite, came four weeks ago, and I received the response from you. I think I had a [indistinct] with me, and you indicated that you would like to meet me and give me some hint, a suggestion for my thesis writing. So here I am first to introduce myself to you and hope to learn some more about the objective of the movement. Maybe I could put in the thesis.
Detroit
1971-07-20Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 20, 1971, New York

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 20, 1971, New York]

Devotee (1): And here is the... I found the tape, [indistinct] ask you to put it on.

Prabhupāda: [indistinct] has come?

Devotee (1): Yes, [indistinct] has come. Here is the foot pedal [indistinct] and earplug. Is there an outlet here, Śrīla Prabhupāda?
New York
1971-08-05Press Conferenceplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTemple Press Conference — August 5, 1971, London

Temple Press Conference [Temple Press Conference — August 5, 1971, London]

Prabhupāda: It’s Kṛṣṇa’s mission to awaken man’s original consciousness. At the present moment we have got designated consciousness. I am thinking “I am Indian,
London
1971-08-09Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation [partially recorded] — August 9, 1971, London

Room Conversation [partially recorded] [Room Conversation [partially recorded] — August 9, 1971, London]

Prabhupāda: Therefore His teachings, crude, teachings, cannot be now applied to the modern advanced educated people. That was suitable for those people. Now people have advanced in science, in philosophy. Now God consciousness
London
1971-08-10Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 10, 1971, London

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 10, 1971, London]

Śyāmasundara: There’s already a big church on it.

Dhanañjaya: That may be better, because there’s more space there.

Śyāmasundara: We haven’t seen it yet. We haven’t gone inside yet.
London
1971-08-15Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 15, 1971, London

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 15, 1971, London]

Prabhupāda: Simply we shall sell retail in our saṅkīrtana. Let them sell to the bookstore. We shall not sell a single copy to the bookstore, or wholesaler. We shall simply sell in our
London
1971-08-21Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — August 21, 1971, London

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — August 21, 1971, London]

Prabhupāda: Class must be. Without hearing, everything will be tainted. [knock on door] Yes?

Haṁsadūta: Prabhupāda, what do you think about the German translation work? I mean
London
1971-09-03Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — September 3, 1971, London

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — September 3, 1971, London]

Prabhupāda: ...colleges, universities, that will be very nice.

Ravīndra-svarūpa: I wrote you a while ago. I was working on a doctorate dissertation.

Prabhupāda: Huh?

Ravīndra-svarūpa:
London
1971-09-05Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Dr. Weir — September 5, 1971, London

Room Conversation with Dr. Weir [Room Conversation with Dr. Weir — September 5, 1971, London]

Dr. Weir: Swamiji you’ll be glad to know your society like ours is worldwide and not based upon color, creed, or designations

Prabhupāda: Yes, designation means falsely identifying that I am this body. Now the soul is in this body. Next time the soul is in another body. So according to the body we are having designations. As soon as we get American body, I think myself American. Next life, if I get a …
London
1971-11-10Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Mayor — November 10, 1971, New Delhi

Room Conversation with Mayor [Room Conversation with Mayor — November 10, 1971, New Delhi]

Prabhupāda: So only you have got only mṛdaṅga? Why?

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: I think more are coming from Calcutta. Śyāmasundara called me.

Prabhupāda:
New Delhi
1971-11-11Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — November 11, 1971, New Delhi

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — November 11, 1971, New Delhi]

Tejas: So this is Sri Madan. He is architect.

Prabhupāda: Madan Mohan.

Tejas: And this is Sri...

Prabhupāda: [indistinct] [break] Patraṁ puṣpaṁ phalaṁ toyam [Bg. 9.26]. Then?
New Delhi