Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1969-01-01Bg 3.31–43plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 3.31-43 — January 1, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 3.31–43 [Bg 3.31-43 — January 1, 1969, Los Angeles]

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: We’re reading from Bhagavad-gītā As It Is, in the chapter entitled Karma-Yoga, page 104, verse thirty-one. “One who executes his duty according to My injunction and who follows this teaching faithfully becomes free from the bondage of fruitive actions
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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
1969-01-03Bg 4.1–6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.1-6 — January 3, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 4.1–6 [Bg 4.1-6 — January 3, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Where is the book? All right. Page?

Madhudviṣa: Page 108.

Prabhupāda: Page?

Madhudviṣa: One hundred eight. The beginning of Chapter Four.

Prabhupāda: All right. Begin. Read.
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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
1969-01-06Bg 4.7–10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.7-10 — January 6, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 4.7–10 [Bg 4.7-10 — January 6, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Feeling all right? [pause] Page?

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: One-hundred-thirteen. Verse seven? “Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bhārata, and a predominant rise of irreligion
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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
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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
1969-01-08Bg 4.11–18plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.11-18 — January 8, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 4.11–18 [Bg 4.11-18 — January 8, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: This is page one-hundred-eighteen, yes.

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: “All of them as they surrender unto Me, I reward accordingly. Everyone follows My path in all respects, O son of Pṛthā.
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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.
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1969-01-09Bg 4.19–25plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.19-25 — January 9, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 4.19–25 [Bg 4.19-25 — January 9, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Page? Hm? Who will read? You’ll read? Yes. Which page?

Devotee: One-hundred-twenty-three.

Devotee: “Transcendental Knowledge.” Text number nineteen. “One is understood to be in full knowledge whose every act is devoid of desire for sense gratification. He is said by sages to be a worker whose fruitive action is burned up by the fire of perfect knowledge.
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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…
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1969-01-10Initiationsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiations — January 10, 1969, Los Angeles

Initiations [Initiations — January 10, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: So what is the name?

Pradyumna: Ṛṣabhadeva.

Prabhupāda: Huh? Ṛṣabhadeva, yes. Ṛṣabhadeva is the, was a emperor of the world, and He was incarnation of Kṛṣṇa. So Ṛṣabhadeva dāsa. You are not Ṛṣabhadeva, but you are servant of Ṛṣabhadeva. Always remember it. When we give some spiritual name, that is Kṛṣṇa
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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.
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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
1969-01-12Bg 4.34–39plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.34-39 — January 12, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 4.34–39 [Bg 4.34-39 — January 12, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Page... page.

Madhudviṣa: Verse thirty-four: “Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized soul can impart knowledge unto you because he has seen the truth
Los Angeles
1969-01-13Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — January 13, 1969, Los Angeles

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — January 13, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: We are all in ignorance, in the darkness of ignorance. Ajñāna-timirāndhasya. So the disciple is praying that “I am... I was in the darkness of ignorance,
Los Angeles
1969-01-14Bg 4.39–42plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 4.39-42 — January 14, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 4.39–42 [Bg 4.39-42 — January 14, 1969, Los Angeles]

Revatīnandana: Chapter Four, verse thirty-nine, page 131.

Prabhupāda: Page?

Revatīnandana: One-hundred-thirty-one. “A faithful man who is absorbed in transcendental knowledge and who subdues his senses, quickly attains the supreme spiritual peace
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1969-01-15Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — January 15, 1969, Los Angeles

Lecture [Lecture — January 15, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: So this yoga system, bhakti-yoga, means to concentrate only to Kṛṣṇa. Kṛṣṇa, when we speak of Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa and His expansion also... In the Brahma-saṁhitā Kṛṣṇa
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,
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1969-01-19Sunday Feast Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSunday Feast Lecture — January 19, 1969, Los Angeles

Sunday Feast Lecture [Sunday Feast Lecture — January 19, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: The real meaning of Sanskrit means “reform.” It is not whimsical, just like in English language, “beauty but, peauty put.” It is not like that. Every word, every syllable has got a symbolic meaning.
Los Angeles
1969-01-20SB 5.5.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 5.5.1 — January 20, 1969, Los Angeles

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.5.1 [SB 5.5.1 — January 20, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: [aside:] Where is that table light? Table light? [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] In the last meeting we are discussing about the life of a fallen brāhmaṇa,
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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…
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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,
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1969-02-07Appearance Dayplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Appearance Day, Lecture — February 7, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Appearance Day, Lecture [Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Appearance Day, Lecture — February 7, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: ...means a broader heart. They are not satisfied simply by his personal comfort. In political history also, you will find so many great leaders. They sacrificed their own comforts. In your country there was George Washington. He sacrificed so many. There were other leaders. In every country, in political field. Similarly, social field …
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1969-02-08Bg 5.17–24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 5.17-24 — February 8, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 5.17–24 [Bg 5.17-24 — February 8, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: All glories to the assembled devotees.

Devotees: All glories to Sri Guru... Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Prabhupāda: Page number?

Devotee: Page one hundred and forty four.
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1969-02-09Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — February 9, 1969, Los Angeles

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — February 9, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: ...it is taken orphans are very much forlorn. But in the presence of parents also, many children are suffering. And [in] the presence of good medicine, good physician, many people are dying. It is not guaranteed. Suppose one is diseased, suffering. If you engage good, qualified physician, good medicine, and therefore there is no guarantee of cure. No. There is no guarantee. The medical practi…
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1969-02-10Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — February 10, 1969, Los Angeles

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — February 10, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: After each and every verse we chant, govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi. Similarly, we repeat Kṛṣṇa---Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare/ Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare. Why we repeat? The more we repeat means we learn to love. That is required. Anything which you do not love, you cannot repeat. It will be disgusting. Anything, any word you take, if you simply repe…
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1969-02-12Bg 5.26–29plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 5.26-29 — February 12, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 5.26–29 [Bg 5.26-29 — February 12, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: “Those who are free from anger and all material desires, who are self-realized, self-disciplined and constantly endeavoring for perfection, are assured of liberation in the Supreme in the very near future
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1969-02-12Radio Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRadio Interview — February 12, 1969, Los Angeles

Radio Interview [Radio Interview — February 12, 1969, Los Angeles]

Interviewer: We have with us in the studio the head and founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, and I think that his name is pronounced Bhaktivedanta, Swami A.C. Bhaktivedanta.
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1969-02-12Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — February 12, 1969, Los Angeles

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — February 12, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: ...controlling the mind and the senses. So a devotee says that to control the mind and senses, that is also required, but if one has gotten the mercy of Caitanya Mahāprabhu
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1969-02-13Bg 6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.1 — February 13, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.1 [Bg 6.1 — February 13, 1969, Los Angeles]

Devotee: Verse number one. “The Blessed Lord said, ‘One who is unattached to the fruits of his work and works as he is obligated, is in the renounced order of life and he is the true mystic. Not he who lights no fire and performs no work
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1969-02-14Bg 6.2–5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.2-5 — February 14, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.2–5 [Bg 6.2-5 — February 14, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Who is reading?

Devotee: Verse number two. “What is called renunciation is the same as yoga, or linking oneself with the Supreme, for no one can become a yogi unless he renounces the desire for sense gratification
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1969-02-15Bg 6.6–12plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.6-12 — February 15, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.6–12 [Bg 6.6-12 — February 15, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: All glories to the assembled devotees.

Devotees: All glories to you Prabhupāda.

Devotee: “For him who has conquered his mind, it is the best of friends. But one who has failed to do so, his very mind will be the greatest enemy
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1969-02-16Bg 6.13–15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.13-15 — February 16, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.13–15 [Bg 6.13-15 — February 16, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Sāṅkhya-yoga is the aṣṭāṅga-yoga. This sitting posture and meditation, this is called sāṅkhya-yoga. And jñāna-yoga means by, through philosophical process. By analytical process what is Brahman and what is not Brahman.
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1969-02-17Bg 6.16–24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.16-24 — February 17, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.16–24 [Bg 6.16-24 — February 17, 1969, Los Angeles]

Devotee: Verse sixteen: “There is no possibility of one’s becoming a yogi, O Arjuna, if one eats too much, or eats too little, sleeps too much or does not sleep enough [Bg. 6.16].
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1969-02-18Bg 6.25–29plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.25-29 — February 18, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.25–29 [Bg 6.25-29 — February 18, 1969, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Page hundred and fifty-six.

Viṣṇujana: “Gradually, step by step, with full conviction, one should become situated in trance by means of intelligence, and thus the mind should be fixed on the Self alone and should think of nothing else
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1969-02-19Bg 6.30–34plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.30-34 — February 19, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.30–34 [Bg 6.30-34 — February 19, 1969, Los Angeles]

Viṣṇujana: Verse thirty: “For one who sees Me everywhere and sees everything in Me, I am never lost, nor is he ever lost to Me [Bg. 6.34].”

Prabhupāda: That’s all. How you can [laughs] be lost of Kṛṣṇa? That is
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1969-02-20Bg 6.35–45plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.35-45 — February 20, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.35–45 [Bg 6.35-45 — February 20, 1969, Los Angeles]

Devotee: Verse thirty-five: “The Blessed Lord said: O mighty armed son of Kuntī, it is undoubtedly very difficult to curb the restless mind, but it is possible by constant practice and by detachment.
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1969-02-21Bg 6.46–47plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 6.46-47 — February 21, 1969, Los Angeles

Bhagavad-gītā 6.46–47 [Bg 6.46-47 — February 21, 1969, Los Angeles]

Devotee: “A yogi is greater than the ascetic, greater than the empiricist and greater than the fruitive worker. Therefore, O Arjuna, in all circumstances, be a yogi.”

Prabhupāda:
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1969-03-05Lecture-Day after Śrī Gaura-Pūrṇimāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture-Day after Śrī Gaura-Pūrṇimā — March 5, 1969, Hawaii

Lecture-Day after Śrī Gaura-Pūrṇimā [Lecture-Day after Śrī Gaura-Pūrṇimā — March 5, 1969, Hawaii]

Prabhupāda: Today is the second day of Lord Caitanya’s birth ceremony. The Lord has appeared yesterday, 4th March. Not exactly 4th March. It is called, according to Vedic calendar, Gaura pūrṇimā, the full moon day of the month of Phālguna. Phālguna means up to 15th March. From 15th February to 14th March is the month of Phālguna according to Bengali calendar. And on the month of Phālguna, the full …
Hawaii
1969-03-21SB 7.9.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.8 — March 21, 1969, Hawaii

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.8 [SB 7.9.8 — March 21, 1969, Hawaii]

Prabhupāda:

" brahmādayaḥ sura-gaṇā munayo ‘tha siddhāḥ sattvaikatāna gatayo vacasāṁ pravāhaiḥ nārādhituṁ puru-guṇair adhunāpi pipruḥ kiṁ toṣṭum arhati sa me harir ugra-jāteḥ
Hawaii
1969-03-23Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — March 23, 1969, Hawaii

Lecture [Lecture — March 23, 1969, Hawaii]

Prabhupāda: So the first question is, “What is the practice you preach?” Yes. We are preaching the original practice. Practice means which is practically done. And sometimes things are impractical when they are unnatural, and natural things can be practiced very easily. So our preaching is to reinstate the living soul to his original condition. The original condition of living being is part and parcel of the Supreme Lord. As such, the part and parcel i…
Hawaii
1969-03-24SB 7.9.11–13plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.9.11-13 — March 24, 1969, Hawaii

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.11–13 [SB 7.9.11-13 — March 24, 1969, Hawaii]

Prabhupāda: [maṅgalācaraṇa] It is very nicely decorated. Yes. Buddhi-yogaṁ dadāmi tam. This is the result of sincere devotion. Just like when you give me massaging, I say,
Hawaii
1969-03-25Initiationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation — March 25, 1969, Hawaii

Initiation [Initiation — March 25, 1969, Hawaii]

Prabhupāda: So now you come here. You have given... There is no āsana, sitting? Give him one piece of... So I shall perform this initiation ceremony. If you kindly sit, you can see. [break] I am traveling everywhere. Next I am going to San Francisco. But my disciples, they will stay here. This Gaurasundara dāsa, Mr. Gary, he will live here with his wife. Yes. So temple, if people come, that is temple. You see? That is temple. And if we, suppose, …
Hawaii
1969-03-27Śrī Rāma-Navamīplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrī Rāma-Navamī — March 27, 1969, Hawaii

Śrī Rāma-Navamī, Lord Rāmacandra’s Appearance Day [Śrī Rāma-Navamī — March 27, 1969, Hawaii]

[kīrtana]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers]

" rāmādi mūrtiṣu kalā-niyamena tiṣṭhan nānāvatāram akarod bhuvaneṣu kintu
Hawaii
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
1969-03-30Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — March 30, 1969, Hawaii

Lecture [Lecture — March 30, 1969, Hawaii]

[Gaurasundara lectures for about 25 minutes, then asks for questions]

Prabhupāda: Yes, you can question about the speaking.

Guest: Could you elaborate a little bit on the point of debate of Kṛṣṇa manifesting everything, and therefore He
Hawaii
1969-03-31SB 7.6.9–17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.9-17 — March 31, 1969, San Francisco

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.9–17 [SB 7.6.9-17 — March 31, 1969, San Francisco]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers]

It is not working?

Devotee: The extension cord. [pause]

Prabhupāda:

" ko gṛheṣu pumān saktam ātmānam ajitendriyaḥ
San Francisco
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
1969-04-09Śrīla Prabhupāda and Disciples Speakplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīla Prabhupāda and Disciples Speak — April 9, 1969, New York

Śrīla Prabhupāda and Disciples Speak [Śrīla Prabhupāda and Disciples Speak — April 9, 1969, New York]

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. So today you speak something, I shall hear. Yes. Any of you can speak something from Śikṣāṣṭaka? Yes? Stand up.
New York
1969-04-09SB 7.6.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.1 — April 9, 1969, New York

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1 [SB 7.6.1 — April 9, 1969, New York]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers]

Boys and girls, today I shall explain to you the importance of Kṛṣṇa consciousness as it was conceived by one of the greatest devotees in this disciplic succession. You know we are under disciplic succession. We do not manufacture anything by mental concoction. We do not approve that method. We receive knowledge from the authorities and out of such many
New York
1969-04-10SB 2.1.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 2.1.1 — April 10, 1969, New York

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.1.1 [SB 2.1.1 — April 10, 1969, New York]

Prabhupāda: Feeling all right?

Devotees: Jaya!

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Mantra?

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhaga...

Prabhupāda: Not this. First of all Īśopaniṣad. Yes. Īśopaniṣad.
New York
1969-04-11Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — April 11, 1969, New York

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — April 11, 1969, New York]

Prabhupāda: ...society. Lokānāṁ hita-kāriṇau. So loka-hitam. Varīyān eṣa te praśnaḥ [SB 2.1.1]. Varīyān means glorify; eṣa, this; praśnaḥ, question;
New York
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
1969-04-12Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — April 12, 1969, New York

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — April 12, 1969, New York]

Prabhupāda: ...how to love God. It is not our proposition that you are Christian, you become Hindu, or you are Muhammadan, you become Christian, increase our numerical strength. We don
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
1969-04-13SB 11.3.21plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 11.3.21 — April 13, 1969, New York

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 11.3.21 [SB 11.3.21 — April 13, 1969, New York]

[bhajana] [japa] [prema-dhvani for initiation] [break]

Prabhupāda: Who is playing harmonium? Somebody is playing? No?

Bali-mardana: Ṛṣi, Ṛṣi Kumāra.

Devotee: Ṛṣi Kumāra.
New York
1969-04-16Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — April 16, 1969, New York

Lecture [Lecture — April 16, 1969, New York]

Prabhupāda: Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Second Canto. Second Canto is not yet published. First Canto is published, our English translation. So, the Mahārāja King Parīkṣit, he was cursed by a brāhmaṇa
New York
1969-04-17Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — April 17, 1969, New York

Lecture [Lecture — April 17, 1969, New York]

[Prabhupāda singing along with “Govindam” record]

Prabhupāda: Thank you very much. Everything all right?

Devotees: Jaya.

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. [chuckles] Ārādhito yadi haris tapasā tataḥ kim
New York
1969-04-23Engagement Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigEngagement Lecture — April 23, 1969, Buffalo

Engagement Lecture [Engagement Lecture — April 23, 1969, Buffalo]

Prabhupāda: ...cakṣur-unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ.

" om ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ
Buffalo
1969-04-25Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — April 25, 1969, Boston

Lecture [Lecture — April 25, 1969, Boston]

Prabhupāda: When I was in Buffalo, my last lecture was at Buffalo University college. So I began a series of lecture for the young boys and girls. This series of lecture is not manufactured by me. Our process is not manufacturing. The Vedic process is not personal opinion. Our process is simply to carry the transcendental message to the people. Our system is so nice that we haven
Boston
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
1969-04-26Lecture Engagement and Prasāda Distributionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture Engagement and Prasāda Distribution — April 26, 1969, Boston

Lecture Engagement and Prasāda Distribution [Lecture Engagement and Prasāda Distribution — April 26, 1969, Boston]

Prabhupāda: This age is called, according to the Vedic language, Kali. Kali-yuga means the age of disagreement and dissension. So in the
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