Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

Filtered by year=1968

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1966-08-14Bg 4.34, Q & Aplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.34, Q & A — August 14, 1968, New York

Bhagavad-gītā 4.34, Questions & Answers [Bg 4.34, Q & A — August 14, 1968, New York]

Prabhupāda: Brahman and Supersoul, we have been discussing this morning... Perhaps just we began the verse and you have forgot. Just like myself, I am soul, the spiritual soul. My place is within this heart. Now, in the medical science, they have found it that the heart is the center of all vitality of this body. Modern materialistic science they have found that whatever we are eating, it is going to the stomac…
New York
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
1968-01-08Cc. 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
1968-01-10SB 1.5.2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.5.2 — January 10, 1968, Los Angeles

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.5.2 [SB 1.5.2 — January 10, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda:

" pārāśarya mahā-bhāga bhavataḥ kaccid ātmanā parituṣyati śārīra ātmā mānasa eva vā [SB 1.5.2]"

I am just quoting Sanskrit mantras before you. You may not understand the language, but the vibration of the sound, the Sanskrit
Los Angeles
1968-01-12SB 1.5.4plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.5.4 — January 12, 1968, Los Angeles

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.5.4 [SB 1.5.4 — January 12, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: ...akṛtārtha iva prabho [SB 1.5.4]. The question of Nārada to Vyāsadeva his disciple, that “My dear disciple Vyāsadeva, you have thoroughly inquired,” jijñāsā, adhītam. Adhītam
Los Angeles
1968-02-01Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInterview — February 1, 1968, Los Angeles

Interview [Interview — February 1, 1968, Los Angeles]

Interviewer: I think the first question is kind of basic, is why is everything always taped at all the...

Prabhupāda: Because we have got so many branches, they want to hear me, my singing, my speech, therefore they record it and send it to different branches. We have got thirteen, fourteen branches: one in New York, one in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Buffalo, Boston, Montreal, Vancouver, London, Hamburg. We have got so many branches.
Los Angeles
1968-02-02Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — February 2, 1968, Los Angeles

Lecture [Lecture — February 2, 1968, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda:

" vairāgya-vidyā-nija-bhakti-yoga- śikṣārtham ekaḥ puruṣaḥ purāṇaḥ śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya-śarīra-dhārī kṛpāmbudhir yas tam ahaṁ prapadye [Cc. Madhya 6.254]"

This verse was composed by Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya. You know Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya? You have not heard?
Los Angeles
1968-03-09Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInterview — March 9, 1968, San Francisco

Interview [Interview — March 9, 1968, San Francisco]

Interviewer: Your Grace, what is the basis of your teachings?

Prabhupāda: The basis of this teaching is Bhagavad-gītā As It Is. I have already published my book, this Bhagavad-gītā As It Is.
San Francisco
1968-03-10Initiation Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation Lecture — March 10, 1968, San Francisco

Initiation Lecture [Initiation Lecture — March 10, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: The meaning of this mantra is apavitraḥ pavitro vā. Apavitraḥ means unclean and pavitra means clean. So anyone who may be unclean or clean, it doesn’t matter.
San Francisco
1968-03-12Radio Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRadio Interview — March 12, 1968, San Francisco

Radio Interview [Radio Interview — March 12, 1968, San Francisco]

Interviewer: Swami, will you get a little closer to that microphone, if you will. You are the head of ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

Prabhupāda: Yes.
San Francisco
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
1968-03-15SB 7.6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.1 — March 15, 1968, San Francisco

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1 [SB 7.6.1 — March 15, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: Yamunā?

Yamunā: Swamiji?

Prabhupāda: It is not working, I think. [break]

" ...ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur-unmīlitaṁ yena
San Francisco
1968-03-16SB 7.6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.1 [Partially Recorded] — March 16, 1968, San Francisco

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1 [Partially Recorded] [SB 7.6.1 [Partially Recorded] — March 16, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: The soul is the production of Kṛṣṇa. Therefore ultimately, He is our dearmost friend. We are trying to love somebody. That somebody is a perverted reflection of Kṛṣṇa. Actually
San Francisco
1968-03-17Bg 7.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 — March 17, 1968, San Francisco

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Bg 7.1 — March 17, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" mayy āsakta-manāḥ pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]"

Mayy āsakta. Mayy means “unto Me.
San Francisco
1968-03-18SB 12.2.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 12.2.1 — March 18, 1968, San Francisco

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 12.2.1 [SB 12.2.1 — March 18, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" tataś cānu-dinaṁ dharmaḥ satyaṁ śaucaṁ kṣamā dayā kālena balinā rājan naṅkṣyaty āyur balaṁ smṛtiḥ [SB 12.2.1]"

Today we shall discuss about the prominent symptoms of this age. This book,
San Francisco
1968-03-20Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — March 20, 1968, San Francisco

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — March 20, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: The symptoms of Kali-yuga have already begun, five thousand years past. And it will increase. [break] ...proud of advancing, but these things are important items of human civilization. They are decreasing. [break]
San Francisco
1968-03-23Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk at Stow Lake — March 23, 1968, San Francisco

Morning Walk at Stow Lake [Morning Walk at Stow Lake — March 23, 1968, San Francisco]

Devotee [1] [girl]: March 23rd, Stow Lake, walk with Swamiji.

Prabhupāda: First thing is that calculation of Candra, moon planet, there are different views. Different scientists, they have different views. It is not a standard. They have not agreed to the
San Francisco
1968-03-24Initiation Viṣṇujanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation Viṣṇujana — March 24, 1968, San Francisco

Initiation Ceremony of Viṣṇujana [Initiation Viṣṇujana — March 24, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: Nama.

Viṣṇujana: Nama.

Prabhupāda: Om.

Viṣṇujana: Om.

Prabhupāda: Viṣṇu [repeats each word] pādāya kṛṣṇa preṣṭhāya bhū-tale śrīmate bhaktivedānta svāmin iti nāmine.
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
1968-03-26Bg 7.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 — March 26, 1968, San Francisco

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Bg 7.1 — March 26, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda:

" mayy āsakta-manāḥ pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]"

So Kṛṣṇa is describing personally. Kṛṣṇa
San Francisco
1968-03-27Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk at Stow Lake — March 27, 1968, San Francisco

Morning Walk at Stow Lake [Morning Walk at Stow Lake — March 27, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: Chant.

Devotee [1] [girl] [sings]: Śrīvāsādi-gaura-bhakta-vṛnda.

Prabhupāda: Yes. You learn this song.

" śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu nityānanda
San Francisco
1968-03-28SB 1.3.1–3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.3.1-3 — March 28, 1968, San Francisco

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.3.1–3 [SB 1.3.1-3 — March 28, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: You read from the third chapter. [break]

Upendra: ...concerning “Description of Incarnations of Godhead” Translation: “Sūta said, In the beginning of the creation the Lord first of all expanded Himself in the universal form of
San Francisco
1968-04-02Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — April 2, 1968, San Francisco

Lecture [Lecture — April 2, 1968, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: ...consciousness movement was started five hundred years before by Lord Caitanya. This is not a new movement. Practically, it is as old as the creation of this world, but as things change in course of time, so it required rejuvenation. So this movement was rejuvenated about five hundred years ago. Before that, Lord Kṛṣṇa
San Francisco
1968-05-04SB 5.5.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 5.5.3 — May 4, 1968, Boston

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.5.3 [SB 5.5.3 — May 4, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: Just like in the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam there are description of great..., twelve great souls. Twelve great souls. They are just like svayambhūr nāradaḥ śambhuḥ kumāraḥ kapilo manuḥ
Boston
1968-05-05Lecture M.I.T.plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture to Technology Students [M.I.T.] — May 5, 1968, Boston

Lecture to Technology Students [M.I.T.] [Lecture to Technology Students [M.I.T.] — May 5, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda:

" oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ"

[I offer my respectful obeisances unto my spiritual master, who with the torchlight of knowledge has opened my eyes, which were blinded by the darkness of ignorance.]
Boston
1968-05-06Brāhmaṇa Initiationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBrāhmaṇa Initiation Lecture with Professor O’Connell — May 6, 1968, Boston

Brāhmaṇa Initiation Lecture with Professor O’Connell [Brāhmaṇa Initiation Lecture with Professor O’Connell — May 6, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: We are very glad to receive Professor O’Connell in this auspicious meeting. And it will be very nice, because he
Boston
1968-05-07Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture: “Nobody Wants to Die” — May 7, 1968, Boston

Lecture: “Nobody Wants to Die” [Lecture: “Nobody Wants to Die” — May 7, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: So actually everyone is trying to live. Nobody wants to die. Why this psychological desire is there? I want to live. That, that means that he is eternal. Therefore he wants to live. That is confirmed in the
Boston
1968-05-08Lecture at Engagementplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Engagement — May 8, 1968, Boston

Lecture at Engagement [Lecture at Engagement — May 8, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: You can speak? You can take this.

Brahmānanda: My name is Brahmānanda Dāsa Brahmacārī. I’m the president of the New York chapter of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. The International Society for Krishna Consciousness was established in 1966 by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, who had come to this country from Calcutta, India, to preach the science of God realization which is recommende…
Boston
1968-05-08SB 7.6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.1 — May 8, 1968, Boston

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1 [SB 7.6.1 — May 8, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: ...from Prahlāda Mahārāja’s instruction, I’ll request you to practice another prayer. I’ll pray the last line, govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi. You’
Boston
1968-05-09Comment on Paintingplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigComment on Painting — May 9, 1968, Boston

Comment on Painting [Comment on Painting — May 9, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: I have to thank Jadurāṇī for nice pictures. She is giving us light about spiritual understanding. So Kṛṣṇa will bless her with greater energy for Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Thank you. So this picture, Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa, with His associates just joined into the picture
Boston
1968-05-09Gāyatrī Mantra Initiationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigGāyatrī Mantra Initiation — May 9, 1968, Boston

Gāyatrī Mantra Initiation [Gāyatrī Mantra Initiation — May 9, 1968, Boston]

Prabhupāda: “...such things in devotion and love,” aśnāmi, “I eat.” So one’s purpose is served. If Kṛṣṇa accepts something from a person, that is the perfection of life. So there are many things, but today we are observing this ceremony, and the other day we also observed. Six boys were offered this facility of this second initiation stage, and today also, they have come from New York because I
Boston
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
1968-06-03Bg 7.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.3 — June 3, 1968, Montreal

Bhagavad-gītā 7.3 [Bg 7.3 — June 3, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: That Mr What is his name?

Janārdana: Paramahamsa? [?]

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Janārdana: I guess he’s not here this evening.

Prabhupāda: Oh. So, I forgot to bring my watch. What is the time now? So classes end? From seven to
Montreal
1968-06-10Bg 4.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.5 — June 10, 1968, Montreal

Bhagavad-gītā 4.5 [Bg 4.5 — June 10, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" śrī bhagavān uvāca bahūni me vyatītāni janmāni tava cārjuna tāny ahaṁ veda sarvāṇi na tvaṁ vettha parantapa"

Now Kṛṣṇa is explaining to Arjuna the difference between a living entity and the Supreme Personality of Godhead. It is very distinct here that both you and Me had many, many, many other appearances and disappearances.
Montreal
1968-06-10SB 7.6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.1 — June 10, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1 [SB 7.6.1 — June 10, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" kaumāra ācaret prājño dharmān bhāgavatān iha durlabhaṁ mānuṣaṁ janma tad apy adhruvam arthadam [SB 7.6.1]"

This instruction of Prahlāda Mahārāja to his class fellows we are discussing for the last few days. His point of view is that this
Montreal
1968-06-11Lecture at a Schoolplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at a School — June 11, 1968, Montreal

Lecture at a School [Lecture at a School — June 11, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: Is it working?

Devotee: Yes.

Prabhupāda: So one intelligent boy should come forward. Who is intelligent, most intelligent boy? You come forward? Come on. Eh? Somebody come forward, some of the boys. Come on. You come on. No? All right. Very good. Stand up here. Can you say what is this? What is this?
Montreal
1968-06-12SB 7.6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.1 — June 12, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1 [SB 7.6.1 — June 12, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" ...sādvaitaṁ sāvadhūtaṁ parijana-sahitaṁ kṛṣṇa-caitanya-devaṁ śrī-rādhā-kṛṣṇa-pādān saha-gaṇa-lalitā-śrī-viśākhānvitāṁś ca
Montreal
1968-06-13Bg 4.7plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.7 — June 13, 1968, Montreal

Bhagavad-gītā 4.7 [Bg 4.7 — June 13, 1968, Montreal]

[Kīrtana followed by Prema-dhvani prayers]

Prabhupāda:

" yadā yadā hi dharmasya glānir bhavati bhārata abhyutthānam adharmasya tadātmānaṁ sṛjāmy aham [Bg. 4.7]"

In last night we have discussed that how the Supreme Personality of Godhead, He descends, what is the reason of His descending on this material platform. That we have partially discussed last night, that although He is the supreme authority of all energies, although He is unbo…
Montreal
1968-06-14Bg 4.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.8 — June 14, 1968, Montreal

Bhagavad-gītā 4.8 [Bg 4.8 — June 14, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: Why he is standing there? Come. Come here.

Om ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā, cakṣur-unmīlitaṁ yena... Sit down. Tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ.

[I offer my respectful obeisances unto my spiritual master, who with the torchlight of knowledge has opened my eyes, which were blinded by the darkness of ignorance.]
Montreal
1968-06-15Lecture Engagementplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture Engagement — June 15, 1968, Montreal

Lecture Engagement [Lecture Engagement — June 15, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, this Kṛṣṇa conscious movement is reviving our original consciousness. At the present moment, due to our long association with matter, the consciousness has become contaminated, just like when the rain water falls down from the cloud, the water is uncontaminated, distilled water, pure, but as soon as the water falls down on this earth, it becomes mixed up with so man…
Montreal
1968-06-16SB 7.6.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.3 — June 16, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.3 [SB 7.6.3 — June 16, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalacaraṇa prayers] So we have discussed some of the symptoms of this age. There is a long list of other symptoms. We have summarily discussed some of the symptoms over the last few days, and again we are going to the Kṛṣṇa conscious movement of the boy Prahlāda, who was teaching or agitating his class fellows to become Kṛṣṇa conscious.
Montreal
1968-06-19Bg 4.9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.9 — June 19, 1968, Montreal

Bhagavad-gītā 4.9 [Bg 4.9 — June 19, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" om ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur-unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ"

[I offer my respectful obeisances unto my spiritual master, who with the torchlight of knowledge has opened my eyes, which were blinded by the darkness of ignorance.]
Montreal
1968-06-20SB 1.4.25plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.4.25 — June 20, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.4.25 [SB 1.4.25 — June 20, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur-unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śri-gurave namaḥ"

[I offer my respectful obeisances unto my spiritual master, who with the torchlight of knowledge has opened my eyes, which were blinded by the darkness of ignorance.]
Montreal
1968-06-23SB 7.6.6–9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.6-9 — June 23, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.6–9 [SB 7.6.6-9 — June 23, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalacaraṇa] So Prahlāda Mahārāja’s proposal is that kaumāra ācaret prājñaḥ. Intelligent Who is intelligent? He should begin Kṛṣṇa consciousness from childhood. Not that we have to wait. And he is presenting an analytical study of the whole life, that unless we begin Kṛṣṇa consciousness from childhood, hardly there will be opportunity to practice this transcendental method. Because in the beginning he has sai…
Montreal
1968-06-26Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — June 26, 1968, Montreal

Lecture [Lecture — June 26, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: ...how Kṛṣṇa’s money is being stolen by this coward. Stena eva sa ucyate [Bg. 3.12]. Anyone who is using Kṛṣṇa’s money without acknowledging, he is a thief. That is stated in the Bhagavad-gītā. Stena eva sa ucyate:
Montreal
1968-06-29Lecture [Partially Recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [Partially Recorded] — June 29, 1968, Montreal

Lecture [Partially Recorded] [Lecture [Partially Recorded] — June 29, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: ...ātmā and Paramātmā the same, but quantitatively ātmā and Paramātmā different. So the Supersoul is present everywhere. Supersoul is present within you, Supersoul is present within me, Supersoul is present in all ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls present here. But
Montreal
1968-07-01SB 7.9.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.8 — July 1, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.8 [SB 7.9.8 — July 1, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" brahmādayaḥ sura-gaṇā-munayo ‘tha siddhāḥ sattvaikatāna-gatayo vacasāṁ pravāhaiḥ nārādhituṁ puru-guṇair adhunāpi pipruḥ kiṁ toṣṭum arhati sa me harir ugra-jāteḥ
Montreal
1968-07-02SB 7.9.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.8 — July 2, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.8 [SB 7.9.8 — July 2, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" brahmādayaḥ sura-ganā munayo ‘tha siddhāḥ sattvaikatāna-gatayo vacasāṁ pravāhaiḥ nārādhituṁ puru-guṇair adhunāpi pipruḥ kiṁ toṣṭum arhati sa me harir ugra-jāteḥ
Montreal
1968-07-04SB 7.9.9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.9 — July 4, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.9 [SB 7.9.9 — July 4, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" manye dhanābhijana-rūpa-tapaḥ-śrutaujas- tejaḥ-prabhāva-bala-pauruṣa-buddhi-yogāḥ nārādhanāya hi bhavanti parasya puṁso bhaktyā tutoṣa bhagavān gaja yūtha pāya
Montreal
1968-07-06SB 7.9.9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.9 — July 6, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.9 [SB 7.9.9 — July 6, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" manye dhanābhijana-rūpa-tapaḥ-śrutaujas- tejaḥ-prabhāva-bala-pauruṣa-buddhi-yogaḥ nārādhanāya hi bhavanti parasya puṁso bhaktyā tutoṣa bhagavān gaja-yūtha-pāya
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1968-07-09SB 7.9.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.10 — July 9, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.10 [SB 7.9.10 — July 9, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: Prahlāda Mahārāja has decided that any material qualification is not, I mean to say, the prerogative or any preferential admission or fee for entering into the kingdom of God. So he is explaining furthermore how it is so. He says,
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1968-07-10SB 7.9.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.10 — July 10, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.10 [SB 7.9.10 — July 10, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" viprād dvi-ṣaḍ-guṇa-yutād aravinda-nābha- pādāravinda-vimukhāt śvapacaṁ variṣṭham manye tad-arpita-mano-vacanehitārtha- prāṇaṁ punāti sa-kulaṁ na tu bhūrimānaḥ
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1968-07-12SB 7.9.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.10 — July 12, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.10 [SB 7.9.10 — July 12, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" viprād dvi-ṣaḍ-guṇa-yutād aravinda-nābha- pādāravinda-vimukhāt śvapacaṁ variṣṭham manye tad-arpita-mano-vacanehitārtha- prāṇaṁ punāti sa kulaṁ na tu bhūrimānaḥ
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1968-07-14SB 7.9.10–11plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.10-11 — July 14, 1968, Montreal

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.10–11 [SB 7.9.10-11 — July 14, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" ...manye tad-arpita-mano vacanehitārtha- prāṇaṁ punāti sa kulaṁ na tu bhūri-mānaḥ [SB 7.9.10]"

So simply by becoming proud that “I have got so much material acquisition,
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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
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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,
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1968-07-18Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — July 18, 1968, Montreal

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — July 18, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: Cloud cannot cover the sun. There may be a cloud overcast in the sky for hundred miles, but even hundred miles, is it possible to cover the sun, hundred miles cloud? The sun is itself so many hundreds of thousand times more than this earth. So
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1968-07-20Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — July 20, 1968, Montreal

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — July 20, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: It is simply troublesome, kleśa. Kleśa means troublesome. Because they cannot concentrate. Avyaktā hi gatir duḥkhaṁ dehavadbhir avāpyate. Those who have accepted this body, for them, to think of something impersonal is simply artificial, is simply artificial. Therefore the impersonalists or the void philosophers, their process of so-called yoga is simply troublesome, and maybe some profit there, bu…
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1968-07-22Weddingplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigWedding Lecture — July 22, 1968, Montreal

Paramānanda & Satyabhāmā’s Wedding [Wedding Lecture — July 22, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: Gurudāsa, you don’t feel?

Gurudāsa: Yes, very good.

Prabhupāda: This last verse... It is not last. It is the third of Brahma-sūtra, Brahma-saṁhitā. Ālola-candraka-lasad-vanamālya-vaṁśī-ratnaṅgadaṁ praṇaya-keli-kalā-vilāsam
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1968-07-24Initiation of Jayapatāka Dāsāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation of Jayapatāka Dāsā — July 24, 1968, Montreal

Initiation of Jayapatāka Dāsā [Initiation of Jayapatāka Dāsā — July 24, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: You begin from this big bead, Hare Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Hare Hare, Hare Rāma Hare Rāma Rāma Rāma Hare Hare, and then after finishing, begin second. In this way, there are 108, one, two, three. Come to this point, then begin from this point. You are following? Then come to this. In this way, one, two, three, four, sixteen rounds, at least. If you can increase more, that…
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1968-07-26Initiation of Satyabhāmā Dāsīplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation of Satyabhāmā Dāsī — July 26, 1968, Montreal

Initiation of Satyabhāmā Dāsī [Initiation of Satyabhāmā Dāsī — July 26, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: ...auspicious day because it is all arrangement of His Divine Grace Oṁ Viṣṇupāda Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda, my [Prabhupāda
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1968-07-27Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — July 27, 1968, Montreal

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — July 27, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda:

" ...caitanya prabhu-nityānanda śrī-advaita gadādhara śrīvāsādi-gaura-bhakta-vṛnda"

" pañca-tattvātmakaṁ kṛṣṇaṁ bhakta-rūpa svarūpakam
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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.
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1968-07-28Speech to Indian Audienceplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSpeech to Indian Audience — July 28, 1968, Montreal

Speech to Indian Audience [Speech to Indian Audience — July 28, 1968, Montreal]

Prabhupāda: ...vijayate śrī-kṛṣṇa-saṅkīrtanam. Lord Caitanya instructed this verse. He gave us eight verses, known as Śikṣāṣṭaka. Śikṣa means
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