Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

Filtered by type=Song Purport

DateTypeCity
1966-03-30Bhajahū Re Manaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Bhajahū Re Mana — March 30, 1966, New York

Purport to Bhajahū Re Mana [Purport to Bhajahū Re Mana — March 30, 1966, New York]

Prabhupāda: This is a song which a devotee is praying and asking his mind, bhajahū re mana. Mana means mind. Because, at the present moment, our mind is the driver, and this body is just like a car
New York
1966-11-05Bs. 32 and 38plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Brahma-saṁhitā Verses 32 and 38 — November 5, 1966, New York

Purport to Brahma-saṁhitā Verses 32 and 38 [Purport to Brahma-saṁhitā Verses 32 and 38 — November 5, 1966, New York]

[Prabhupāda sings]

Prabhupāda: This verse is particularly important because it describes the significance of sac-cid-ānanda-vigrahaḥ
New York
1967-03-16Bhajahu Re Manaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Bhajahu Re Mana — March 16, 1967, San Francisco

Purport to Bhajahu Re Mana [Purport to Bhajahu Re Mana — March 16, 1967, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: Bhajahū re mana śrī-nanda-nandana-abhaya-caraṇāravinda re. Bhaja, bhaja means worship; hu, hello; mana, mind. The poet Govinda dāsa, a great philosopher and devotee of the Lord, he is praying. He is requesting his mind, because mind is the friend and mind is the enemy of everyone. If one can train his mind in Kṛṣṇa consciousness, then he is successful. If he cannot train his mind, then life is fa…
San Francisco
1968-01-06Gaurāṅga Bolite Habeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe — January 5, 1968, Los Angeles

Purport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe [Purport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe — January 5, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: This is a song sung by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura. He says, “When that day will come, that I shall sing simply Lord Caitanya’
Los Angeles
1968-07-17Śrī-Kṛṣṇa-Caitanya Prabhuplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport excerpt to Śrī-Kṛṣṇa-Caitanya Prabhu, Partially Recorded — July 17, 1968, Montreal

Purport excerpt to Śrī-Kṛṣṇa-Caitanya Prabhu, Partially Recorded [Purport excerpt to Śrī-Kṛṣṇa-Caitanya Prabhu, Partially Recorded — July 17, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: This is a prayer to Lord Caitanya. The devotee is saying,
Montreal
1968-12-21Nitāi-Pada-Kamalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Nitāi-Pada-Kamala — December 21, 1968, Los Angeles

Purport to Nitāi-Pada-Kamala [Purport to Nitāi-Pada-Kamala — December 21, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Nitāi-pada-kamala, koṭi-candra-suśītala, je chāyāy jagata jurāy. This is a very nice song sung by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura. He is advising that
Los Angeles
1968-12-25Prayers by King Kulaśekharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Prayers by King Kulaśekhara — December 25, 1968, Los Angeles

Purport to Prayers by King Kulaśekhara [Purport to Prayers by King Kulaśekhara — December 25, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: ...verse was sung by King Kulaśekhara, a great king, and, at the same time, a great devotee of the Lord. His songs are recorded in the book known as
Los Angeles
1968-12-26Prayers to the Six Gosvāmīsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSpelling of Prayers to the Six Gosvāmīs — December 26, 1968, Los Angeles

Spelling of Prayers to the Six Gosvāmīs [Spelling of Prayers to the Six Gosvāmīs — December 26, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: K-r-i-s-h-n-o-t, kṛṣṇot. Then next word, kīrtana, k-i-r-t-a-n-a. Kṛṣṇotkīrtana-gāna, g-a-n-a. This
Los Angeles
1968-12-26Hari Hari Biphaleplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport & Explanation to Hari Hari Biphale — December 26, 1968, Los Angeles

Purport & Explanation to Hari Hari Biphale [Purport & Explanation to Hari Hari Biphale — December 26, 1968, Los Angeles]

Pradyumna: Hari hari biphale, janama...

Prabhupāda: Goṅāinu. G-o-y-a-i-n-u. [Bengali phonetic spelling sometimes does not match the BBT standard diacritics used for Bengali.
Los Angeles
1968-12-28Śrī Śrī Śikṣāṣṭakamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Śrī Śrī Śikṣāṣṭakam [partially recorded] — December 28, 1968, Los Angeles

Purport to Śrī Śrī Śikṣāṣṭakam [partially recorded] [Purport to Śrī Śrī Śikṣāṣṭakam [partially recorded] — December 28, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: [chants first four verses] Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu instructed His disciples to write books on the science of Kṛṣṇa consciousness. A task which those who follow Him have continued to carry out down to the present day. The elaboration and exposition on the philosophy taught by Lord Caitanya are in fact the most voluminous, exacting, and consistent…
Los Angeles
1968-12-29Gaurāṅga Bolite Habeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe — December 29, 1968, Los Angeles

Purport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe [Purport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe — December 29, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: This song was sung by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura, a great devotee-ācārya in the disciplic succession of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava Sampradāya. Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava Sampradāya means the disciplic succession who are coming down from Lord Caitanya. So this Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura has written many songs, and it is recognized as a authority by all the Vaiṣṇavas. He has sung the songs in simple Bengali languag…
Los Angeles
1968-12-31Ārati Songplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSpelling of Ārati Song — December 31, 1968, Los Angeles

Spelling of Ārati Song [Spelling of Ārati Song — December 31, 1968, Los Angeles]

Pradyumna: Jāhnave. Next one.

Prabhupāda: Jāhnave. Jāhnavī. Jāhnavī means the Ganges.

Pradyumna: Taṭa.

Prabhupāda: Taṭa, bank.

Pradyumna: Vane.

Prabhupāda:
Los Angeles
1969-01-02Śrī-Śrī-Gurv-aṣṭakamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Śrī-Śrī-Gurv-aṣṭakam — January 2, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Śrī-Śrī-Gurv-aṣṭakam [Purport to Śrī-Śrī-Gurv-aṣṭakam — January 2, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda:

" saṁsāra-dāvānala-līḍha-loka- trāṇāya kāruṇya-ghanāghanatvam prāptasya kalyāṇa-guṇārṇavasya
Los Angeles
1969-01-04Parama Koruṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Parama Koruṇa — January 4, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Parama Koruṇa [Purport to Parama Koruṇa — January 4, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Parama koruṇa, pahū dui jana, nitāi gauracandra. This is a song by Locana dāsa Ṭhākura, a great devotee and ācārya of the Gauḍīya-sampradāya.
Los Angeles
1969-01-06Gaurāṇgera Duṭi Padaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Gaurāṇgera Duṭi Pada — January 6, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Gaurāṇgera Duṭi Pada [Purport to Gaurāṇgera Duṭi Pada — January 6, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Gaurāṅgera duṭi pada, yāra dhana sampada, sei jāne bhakati-rasa-sāra. This is another song composed by Narottama das Ṭhākura, and he says that
Los Angeles
1969-01-07Bhajahū Re Manaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Bhajahū Re Mana — January 7, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Bhajahū Re Mana [Purport to Bhajahū Re Mana — January 7, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Bhajahū re mana, śrī-nanda-nandana-abhaya-caraṇāravinda re. This is a song composed by Govinda dāsa, a great poet and Vaiṣṇava. He says, addressing his own mind Because mind is the center of all elevation. In the
Los Angeles
1969-01-08Maṅgalācaraṇa Prayersplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to the Maṅgalācaraṇa Prayers — January 8, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to the Maṅgalācaraṇa Prayers [Purport to the Maṅgalācaraṇa Prayers — January 8, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Vande ‘ham means “I am offering my respectful obeisances.” Vande. V-a-n-d-e. Vande means “offering my respectful obeisances.
Los Angeles
1969-01-09Gaurāṅga Bolite Habeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe — January 9, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe [Purport to Gaurāṅga Bolite Habe — January 9, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: This nice song was sung by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura, one of the great ācāryas of the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava sampradāya. That is the sect of Vaisnavism started by Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Gauḍīya means belonging to Bengal. There are five Gauḍa-deśa in the northern part of India, out of which, part of Bengal, West Bengal, is called Gauḍa-deśa. So Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura…
Los Angeles
1969-01-10Gaura Pahūplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Gaura Pahū — January 10, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Gaura Pahū [Purport to Gaura Pahū — January 10, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Gaura pahū nā bhajiyā goinu, prema-rathana-dhana helāya hārāiṅu. This is another song by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura. He’s saying that “I have invited my spiritual death by not worshiping Lord Caitanya.
Los Angeles
1969-01-11Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Prabhuplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Prabhu — January 11, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Prabhu [Purport to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Prabhu — January 11, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu doyā koro more, tomā binā ke doyālu jagata-māyāre. This is a song composed by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura. He is praying Lord Caitanya that
Los Angeles
1969-01-16Parama Koruṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Parama Koruṇa — January 16, 1969, Los Angeles

Purport to Parama Koruṇa [Purport to Parama Koruṇa — January 16, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Parama koruṇa, pahū dui jana, nitāi gauracandra. This is a song sung by Locana dāsa Ṭhākura, a great devotee of Lord Caitanya, almost contemporary. He wrote one book,
Los Angeles
1969-01-31Nitāi-Pada-Kamalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLord Nityānanda Prabhu’s Appearance Day — January 31, 1969, Los Angeles

Lord Nityānanda Prabhu’s Appearance Day [Lord Nityānanda Prabhu’s Appearance Day — January 31, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: [sings]

" nitāi-pada-kamala, koṭi-candra-suśītala, je chāyāy jagata jurāy heno nitāi bine bhāi, rādhā-kṛṣṇa pāite nāi,
Los Angeles
1969-05-20Jīv Jāgoplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Jīv Jāgo — May 20, 1969, Columbus

Purport to Jīv Jāgo [Purport to Jīv Jāgo — May 20, 1969, Columbus]

Prabhupāda: Jīv jāgo, jīv jāgo, gauracānda bole. Jīv means the living entities. Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu is asking all living entities to “Wake up. Please wake up. Please get up.
Columbus
1969-09-10Hari Hari Biphaleplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Hari Hari Biphale — September 10, 1969, Hamburg

Purport to Hari Hari Biphale [Purport to Hari Hari Biphale — September 10, 1969, Hamburg]

Prabhupāda: ...biphale janama goṅāinu. This is a song sung by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura, a very stalwart ācārya in the line of Caitanya Mahāprabhu’
Hamburg
1970-08-02Nṛsiṁha Prayersplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Nṛsiṁha Prayers — August 2, 1970, Los Angeles

Purport to Nṛsiṁha Prayers [Purport to Nṛsiṁha Prayers — August 2, 1970, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Devotees: Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Prabhupāda: Everything all right?

Devotees: Jaya.

Prabhupāda: Chant Nṛsiṁha mantra.
Los Angeles
1971-02-14Jaya Rādhā-Mādhavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Purport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava [Purport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...gopī-jana-vallabha giri-vara-dhārī, yasoda-nandana braja-jana-rañjana yamunā-tīra-vana-cārī. This small song you can practice. The tune I can give you. [Prabhupāda sings each line and devotees respond, then with
Gorakhpur
1971-07-10Hare Krishna Maha Mantraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Hare Krishna Maha Mantra — July 10, 1971, Los Angeles

Purport to Hare Krishna Maha Mantra [Purport to Hare Krishna Maha Mantra — July 10, 1971, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: So this mahā-mantra, Hare Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Hare Hare, is being chanted by Brahmā with his four mouths.
Los Angeles
1971-07-20Jaya Rādhā-Mādhavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava — July 20, 1971, New York

Purport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava [Purport to Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava — July 20, 1971, New York]

Prabhupāda: So you know this song Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava?

Devotees: Jaya!

Prabhupāda: So you can follow me?

Devotees: Jaya! Haribol! (Śrīla Prabhupāda leads singing of
New York
1972-04-02Hari Hari Biphaleplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigHari Hari Biphale — April 2, 1972, Sydney

Hari Hari Biphale [Hari Hari Biphale — April 2, 1972, Sydney ]

Prabhupāda:

" hari hari! bifale janama goṅāinu manuṣya-janama pāiyā, rādhā-kṛṣṇa nā bhajiyā, jāniyā śuniyā biṣa khāinu"

[O Lord Hari, I have wasted my life. Although I have taken this rare human birth, I have not served Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa, and thus I have knowingly drunk poison.]
Sydney
1972-05-27Bhajahū Re Manaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Bhajahū Re Mana — May 27, 1972, Los Angeles

Purport to Bhajahū Re Mana [Purport to Bhajahū Re Mana — May 27, 1972, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: So this song was sung by Govinda dāsa. Govinda-dāsa-abhilāsa re. What is his desire? Abhilāsa means desire. Bhajahū re mana śrī-nanda-nandana:
Los Angeles
1972-09-22Mānasa Deha Geha and Purportplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMānasa Deha Geha and Purport — September 22, 1972, Los Angeles

Mānasa Deha Geha and Purport [Mānasa Deha Geha and Purport — September 22, 1972, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: [Playing the harmonium, singing the musical notes ṣa, ṛ, gā, ma, pa, dha, ni, low and high, high and low etc. Instructing Svarūpa Dāmodara dāsa] [Hindi]
Los Angeles
1972-09-23Nitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigNitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāra — September 23, 1972, Los Angeles

Nitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāra [Nitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāra — September 23, 1972, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: [harmonium, mṛdaṅga, karatālas]

[02:00] [break] play like this...

[plays mṛdaṅga]

Can you play like this...

[plays mṛdaṅga, vocalises beat]
Los Angeles
1972-09-24Nitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigNitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāra and Purport — September 24, 1972, Los Angeles

Nitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāra and Purport [Nitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāra and Purport — September 24, 1972, Los Angeles]

[harmonium]

Prabhupāda: So you are beginning from here?

Devotee: Yes

Prabhupāda: Play like this. [taṁburā tuning] [indistinct]
Los Angeles
1972-09-25Jaya Rādhe Jaya Kṛṣṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigJaya Rādhe Jaya Kṛṣṇa — September 25, 1972, Los Angeles

Jaya Rādhe Jaya Kṛṣṇa [Jaya Rādhe Jaya Kṛṣṇa — September 25, 1972, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: I can sit here... Book?

Kṛṣṇa-kānti: Yes, you can hold the book so that you don’t have to turn... [break]

[harmonium]

Kṛṣṇa-kānti:
Los Angeles
1972-09-26Anādi karama-phale and Purportplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigAnādi karama-phale and Purport — September 26, 1972, Los Angeles

Anādi karama-phale and Purport [Anādi karama-phale and Purport — September 26, 1972, Los Angeles]

[sound muffled]

" anādi’ karama-phale poḍi’ bhavārnava-jale toribāre nā dekhi upāy toribāre nā dekhi upāy e-viṣaya.. e-viṣaya-halāhale divā-niśi hiyā jwale
Los Angeles
1972-09-27Śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu and Purportplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu and Purport — September 27, 1972, Los Angeles

Śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu and Purport [Śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu and Purport — September 27, 1972, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda:

" ...caraṇa-reṇu, śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu, bhajana-anukūla śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu,
Los Angeles
1972-10-02Āmār Jīvan with Purportplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigĀmār Jīvan with Purport — October 2, 1972, Los Angeles

Āmār Jīvan with Purport [Āmār Jīvan with Purport — October 2, 1972, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda:

" āmāra jīvana sadā pāpe rata nāhiko puṇyera leṣa āmāra jīvana sadā pāpe rata nāhiko puṇyera leṣa parere udvega diyāchi ye koto
Los Angeles
1975-02-28Parama Koruṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPurport to Parama Koruṇa — February 28, 1975, Atlanta

Purport to Parama Koruṇa [Purport to Parama Koruṇa — February 28, 1975, Atlanta]

Prabhupāda: ...pahū dui jana. Pahū means prabhu. The shortcut is pahū. Prabhu, lord, or master. So these prabhu, two, two prabhus, Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Nityānanda Prabhu. Caitanya Mahāprabhu is addressed as Mahāprabhu, Mahā-puruṣa. And others, they are addressed as
Atlanta