Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

Filtered by year=1971

DateTypeCity
1971-01-03SB 6.1.56–62plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.56-62 — January 3, 1971, Surat

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.56–62 [SB 6.1.56-62 — January 3, 1971, Surat]

Prabhupāda: [aside:] Just sprinkle, not individual, sprinkle. Minimize time. Don’t waste time. So the point is here that Ajāmila was so qualified just as a brāhmaṇa,
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
1971-01-06SB 6.2.1–5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.1-5 — January 6, 1971, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.1–5 [SB 6.2.1-5 — January 6, 1971, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda: ...authorized is Śukadeva Gosvāmī. You haven’t got to sit here.

" evaṁ te bhagavad-dūtā yamadūtābhibhāṣitam upadhāryātha tān rājan pratyāhur naya-kovidāḥ
Calcutta
1971-01-10SB 6.2.5–8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.5-8 — January 10, 1971, Calcutta

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.5–8 [SB 6.2.5-8 — January 10, 1971, Calcutta]

Prabhupāda:

" yasyāṅke śira ādhāya lokaḥ svapiti nirvṛtaḥ svayaṁ dharmam adharmaṁ vā na hi veda yathā paśuḥ"

" sa kathaṁ nyarpitātmānaṁ kṛta-maitram acetanam
Calcutta
1971-01-15Śrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9–10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9-10 — January 15, 1971, Allahabad

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9–10 [Śrīmad-Bhāgavatām 6.2.9-10 — January 15, 1971, Allahabad]

Haṁsadūta: Sixteen heads arrived at the Kumbha-melā, January 5, 1971. Śrīla Prabhupāda arrived on the morning of January 13, 1971, and the following lectures were recorded beginning January 15, 1971, at the Kumbha-melā, crossing of Kali and Yamunā roads, just across from the Hanumān Mandira, a temple which is said to be at least one million years old. Prabhupāda said it was standing since the time of Lord Rāma…
Allahabad
1971-01-16SB 6.2.11plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.11 — January 16, 1971, Allahabad

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.11 [SB 6.2.11 — January 16, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: [Hindi] [sings maṅgalacaraṇa prayers] [aside:] That’s all right.

" na niṣkṛtair uditair brahma-vādibhis tathā viśuddhyaty aghavān vratādibhiḥ
Allahabad
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
1971-01-17SB 6.2.12–14plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.12-14 — January 17, 1971, Allahabad

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.12–14 [SB 6.2.12-14 — January 17, 1971, Allahabad]

Prabhupāda: There are so many persons following their own principles of religious, ritualistic performances, but... [break] ...by remaining in the same standard. They are not improving. The spiritual life or religious life means that one should make advance towards back to home, back to Godhead, not that religious life should be followed to make some material improvement. That is not religious life.
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
1971-02-09SB 6.3.12–15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.12-15 — February 9, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.12–15 [SB 6.3.12-15 — February 9, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...his position. And from his statements any sane man will understand also his position. Don’t claim that “I am God. I am Supreme.” Just try to understand what is your position. Most insignificant position. How do you claim that you are God?
Gorakhpur
1971-02-10SB 6.3.16–17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.16-17 — February 10, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.16–17 [SB 6.3.16-17 — February 10, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" yaṁ vai na gobhir manasāsubhir vā hṛdā girā vāsu-bhṛto vicakṣate ātmānam antar-hṛdi santam ātmanāṁ [sic:] yac-cakṣur yathaivākṛtayāntaḥ param
Gorakhpur
1971-02-11SB 6.3.18plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.18 — February 11, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.18 [SB 6.3.18 — February 11, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...rakṣanti tad-bhaktimataḥ parebhyo mattaś ca martyān atha sarvataś ca [SB 6.3.18]. So invisible Viṣṇudūtas, they are always traveling. Just like Viṣṇu, Lord Viṣṇu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is all-pervading, He is everywhere, but our present eyes cannot see Him, material eyes. Just like we cannot see even the living entity when he is passing through this body, leaving this body aside, very small. We c…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-12SB 6.3.18–19plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.18-19 — February 12, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.18–19 [SB 6.3.18-19 — February 12, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" bhūtāni viṣṇoḥ sura-pūjitāni durdarśa-liṅgāni mahādbhutāni rakṣanti tad-bhaktimataḥ parebhyo mattaś ca martyān atha sarvataś ca
Gorakhpur
1971-02-13Cc. Madhya 6.149–50plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.149-50 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.149–50 [Cc. Madhya 6.149-50 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" aho bhāgyam aho bhāgyaṁ nanda-gopa-vrajaukasām yan-mitraṁ paramānandaṁ pūrṇaṁ brahma sanātanam"

I think I shall speak in Hindi? What is that? I shall speak in English? Then they will take advantage of. That is
Gorakhpur
1971-02-13SB 6.2.24–25plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.2.24-25 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.24–25 [SB 6.2.24-25 — February 13, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...humbler than the grass and tolerant more than the tree. Tṛṇād api sunīcena taror api sahiṣṇunā, amāninā mānadena. We have to give all respect to everyone. Even one has no respect, he should be also offered respect. In this attitude one can make advancement by chanting this Hare Kṛṣṇa
Gorakhpur
1971-02-14Cc. Madhya 6.151–154plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.151-154 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.151–154 [Cc. Madhya 6.151-154 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: Ataeva śruti kahe brahma-saviśeṣa: God, Brahma, the great. Brahma means the great. Bṛhatvād bṛhannatvāt. The Absolute Truth is the great and can expand also unlimitedly.
Gorakhpur
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
1971-02-14Room 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
1971-02-14SB 6.3.20–23plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.20-23 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.20–23 [SB 6.3.20-23 — February 14, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" svayambhūr nāradaḥ śambhuḥ kumāraḥ kapilo manuḥ prahlādo janako bhīṣmo balir vaiyāsakir vayam [SB 6.3.20]"

Twelve mahājanas, authorities, we have discussed yesterday morning.
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Appearance Dayplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigHis Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, Evening — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, Evening [His Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, Evening — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: Śrī Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Mahārāja, my spiritual master, his advent day today. In 1922, I was at that time very much engaged in Congress activity. I was very much devout follower of Mahātmā Gandhi, and at that time, I was manager also in a very big chemical concern in Ca…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Disappearance, SB 6.3.24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigHis Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, SB 6.3.24 — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur

His Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, SB 6.3.24 [His Divine Grace Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda’s Appearance Day, SB 6.3.24 — February 15, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Mālatī:
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Cc. Madhya 6.154plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.154 — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.154 [Cc. Madhya 6.154 — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: Caitanya Mahāprabhu is quoting from Viṣṇu Purāṇa. As I have told you the other day, there are eighteen purāṇas: sattvika-purāṇa, rajasic-purāṇa,
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Lecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketan — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur

Lecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketan [Lecture at Kṛṣṇa Niketan — February 16, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Haṁsadūta: Morning lecture, recorded the morning of February 16, 1971, at Śrī Kṛṣṇa Niketan, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Prabhupāda: In this connection, the comments of Śrīdhara Swami is very important. He is putting question,
Gorakhpur
1971-02-17Cc. Ādi 7.119plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Ādi 7.119 — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.119 [Cc. Ādi 7.119 — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" viṣṇu-śaktiḥ parā proktā kṣetrajñākhyā tathā parā avidyā-karma-samjñānyā tṛtīyā śaktir iṣyate [Cc. Madhya 6.154]"

So we are discussing three kinds of energy of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Yesterday the question was, some gentleman, that whether the ultimate truth, Absolute Truth, is a person or imperson. There are many impersonalists, and there are many personalists also. The pers…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-17Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur

Lecture [Lecture — February 17, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda: ...giving quotations from many scriptures about the supreme position of chanting the holy name of Kṛṣṇa.

" śravaṇaṁ kīrtanaṁ dhyānaṁ harer adbhuta-karmaṇaḥ janma-karma-guṇānāṁ ca
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
1971-02-18Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur

Lecture [Lecture — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Haṁsadūta: The following lecture was recorded the evening of February 17th, 1971, Śrī Kṛṣṇa-niketana in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. [break]

Prabhupāda: This is the real picture of Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead:
Gorakhpur
1971-02-18SB 6.3.25–26plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.25-26 — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.25–26 [SB 6.3.25-26 — February 18, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" prāyeṇa veda tad idaṁ na mahājano ‘yaṁ devyā vimohita-matir bata māyayālam trayyāṁ jaḍī-kṛta-matir madhu-puṣpitāyāṁ vaitānike mahati karmaṇi yujyamānaḥ
Gorakhpur
1971-02-19Cc. Madhya 6.154–155plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 6.154-155 — February 19, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.154–155 [Cc. Madhya 6.154-155 — February 19, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Prabhupāda:

" ...tathā parā avidyā-karma-saṁjñānyā tṛtīyā śaktir iṣyate"

So there are three kinds of energies. The Supreme Personality of Godhead has got unlimited energies, just like in the sun there is unlimited energy. You can imagine if so much energy is possible in a material thing which is created by God, or Kṛṣṇa, how much energy Kṛṣṇa has got. That can be easily…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-20SB 6.3.27–28plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.3.27-28 — February 20, 1971, Gorakhpur

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.3.27–28 [SB 6.3.27-28 — February 20, 1971, Gorakhpur]

Haṁsadūta: The following lecture was recorded on the morning of February 20, 1971, at Sree Krishna-niketana, Gorakhpur, U.P.

Prabhupāda:

" te deva-siddha-parigīta-pavitra-gāthā
Gorakhpur
1971-02-23Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — February 23, 1971, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — February 23, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: This Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is a self-purification movement. The method is vibration of transcendental sound. This Hare Kṛṣṇa, this sound, is not material sound. It is descended from the spiritual world. Kṛṣṇa and Kṛṣṇa
Bombay
1971-02-24Cc. Madhya 20.137–146plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.137-146 — February 24, 1971, Bombay

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.137–146 [Cc. Madhya 20.137-146 — February 24, 1971, Bombay]

Haṁsadūta: The lecture was recorded the morning of 24th March, 1971, at Akasha Ganga, Bombay.

Prabhupāda:

" ...na sāṅkhyaṁ dharma uddhava
Bombay
1971-03-17Lecture on Teachings of Lord Caitanyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture on Teachings of Lord Caitanya — March 17, 1971, Bombay

Lecture on Teachings of Lord Caitanya [Lecture on Teachings of Lord Caitanya — March 17, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: There are many sat-saṅga society, but in Europe and America, western countries, this is the only, and they have very kindly joined us. So to serve them is our first business. So, we are talking of teachings of Lord Caitanya to Sanātana
Bombay
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
1971-03-18SB 7.7.19–20plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.7.19-20 — March 18, 1971, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.7.19–20 [SB 7.7.19-20 — March 18, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ... vidvān ātmano lakṣaṇaiḥ paraiḥ ahaṁ mamety asad-bhāvaṁ [SB 7.7.19-20]. [aside:] You can sit down this side. Dehādau mohajaṁ tyajet. So, Prahlāda Mahārāja is instructing his demon class friends. They are not demons, but they are sons of demons. Just like you are. [laughter] You are not demons, but you are sons of demons. [chuckles] Is it right? [laughs] But you have no more connection with your demon father. That…
Bombay
1971-03-19SB 10.22.35plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 10.22.35 — March 19, 1971, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 10.22.35 [SB 10.22.35 — March 19, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: There is a verse in the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam,

" etāvaj janma-sāphalyaṁ dehinām iha dehiṣu prāṇair arthair dhiyā vācā śreya-ācaraṇaṁ sadā [SB 10.22.35]
Bombay
1971-03-26Pandal Lecture at Cross Maidanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture at Cross Maidan — March 26, 1971, Bombay

Pandal Lecture at Cross Maidan [Pandal Lecture at Cross Maidan — March 26, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: I think it should be down little. All right. That’s all. Yes. [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] So ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your taking so much trouble in participating with us in this great movement of Kṛṣṇa consciousness. As I am repeatedly placing before you with all humbleness that this movement is very, very much essential, not only at the present moment, but also all th…
Bombay
1971-03-28Bg 7.1–2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1-2 — March 28, 1971, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1–2 [Bg 7.1-2 — March 28, 1971, Bombay]

Haṁsadūta: Śrīla Prabhupāda will lecture from Kṛṣṇa book.

Prabhupāda:

" om ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave-namaḥ
Bombay
1971-03-29Bg 7.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.3 — March 29, 1971, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.3 [Bg 7.3 — March 29, 1971, Bombay]

Haṁsadūta: The following was a wedding and initiation at the Cross Maidan, evening of 29th March, 1971.

Prabhupāda: ...yaḥ smaret puṇḍarīkākṣaṁ sa bāhyābhyantara-śuciḥ śrī-viṣṇu śrī-viṣṇu śrī-viṣṇu.
Bombay
1971-03-30Bg 7.4–5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.4-5 — March 30, 1971, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.4–5 [Bg 7.4-5 — March 30, 1971, Bombay]

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.]
Bombay
1971-03-31Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — March 31, 1971, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — March 31, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your participating in this meeting, Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. This Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is very much authorized. It is nothing like concocted mental speculation. It is authorized on the basis of Vedic knowledge, specifically, directly from the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Kṛṣṇa, five thousand years ago when there was no history o…
Bombay
1971-04-01Bg 7.7plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.7 — April 1, 1971, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.7 [Bg 7.7 — April 1, 1971, Bombay]

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.]
Bombay
1971-04-05Bg 7.11–13plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.11-13 — April 5, 1971, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.11–13 [Bg 7.11-13 — April 5, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare/ Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare. Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your participating in this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. So yesterday we were discussing this verse,
Bombay
1971-04-06Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — April 6, 1971, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — April 6, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, we are very much thankful to you for your kindly participating in this great movement, Hare Kṛṣṇa. This Hare Kṛṣṇa movement is especially meant for this age because for self-realization, although there are many methods recommended in Vedic scriptures, in this age the greatest common factor for self-realization is simply chanting this Hare Kṛṣṇa
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
1971-04-07Bg 7.16plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.16 — April 7, 1971, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.16 [Bg 7.16 — April 7, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...śrī-gurave namaḥ"

" śrī-caitanya-mano-‘bhīṣṭaṁ sthāpitaṁ yena bhū-tale svayaṁ rūpaḥ kadā mahyaṁ dadāti sva-padāntikam"

[When will Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda, who has established within this material world the mission to fulfill the desire of Lord Caitanya, give me shelter under his lotus feet?]
Bombay
1971-04-07Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — April 7, 1971, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — April 7, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly participating in this movement of Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Perhaps this meeting will be ended tomorrow and we shall have a nice procession to Chowpati at 4 p.m., and I hope you will all join us as you are usually doing. Actually, according to Caitanya Mahāprabhu and according to the Vedic instructions, this movement should be continued in eve…
Bombay
1971-04-08Bg 16.2–7plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 16.2-7 — April 8, 1971, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 16.2–7 [Bg 16.2-7 — April 8, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ahiṁsā satyam akrodhas tyāgaḥ śāntir apaiśunam dayā bhūteṣv aloluptvaṁ mārdavaṁ hrīr acāpalam"

" tejaḥ kṣamā dhṛtiḥ śaucam adroho nātimānitā
Bombay
1971-04-09SB 1.8.18–19plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.8.18-19 — April 9, 1971, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.8.18–19 [SB 1.8.18-19 — April 9, 1971, Bombay]

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.]
Bombay
1971-04-10Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — April 10, 1971, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — April 10, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, [applause] we thank you very much for your kindly coming here and participating in this noble movement of Kṛṣṇa consciousness, or
Bombay
1971-04-11Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — April 11, 1971, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — April 11, 1971, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly participating in today’s meeting. And we are known practically all over the world as the Hare Kṛṣṇa people. Wherever we go, they immediately recognize us as the Hare Kṛṣṇa people. So I
Bombay
1971-05-12Lecture at Boys' Schoolplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Boys’ School — May 12, 1971, Sydney

Lecture at Boys’ School [Lecture at Boys’ School — May 12, 1971, Sydney]

[kīrtana]

Prabhupāda: ...very beautiful boys. Why did you not join us, chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa? Is it very difficult? Will you try to chant? Hare. Say Hare.

Audience:
Sydney
1971-05-13Lecture at Wayside Chapelplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture at Wayside Chapel — May 13, 1971, Sydney

Lecture at Wayside Chapel [Lecture at Wayside Chapel — May 13, 1971, Sydney]

[kīrtana]

Bali-mardana: He wants to make an announcement.

Australian man: Just at this point we’d like to welcome tonight Swami Bhaktivedanta here, as well as all of you who are participating in this Family of Man meeting. The Wayside Chapel, of course, is the home of world religion. As a matter of fact, in three weeks time the Sikh community will conduct their major festival here in this very theater, and everybody …
Sydney
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
1971-06-26Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — June 26, 1971, Paris

Lecture [Lecture — June 26, 1971, Paris]

Prabhupāda:

" ...sthāpitaṁ yena bhū-tale svayaṁ rūpaḥ kadā mahyaṁ dadāti sva-padāntikam"

Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your [indistinct] in this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. This movement is especially meant for human society who are serious about fulfillment of the mission of this life. There is a distinction between human life and animal life. Animal life means one who does not know who is the proprietor of the body. Those who a…
Paris
1971-06-26Speech at Olympia Theaterplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSpeech at Olympia Theater — June 26, 1971, Paris

Speech at Olympia Theater [Speech at Olympia Theater — June 26, 1971, Paris]

Prabhupāda: I thank you very much for your kindly participating in this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. This movement is very important. It is a movement to save the human society from a suicidal policy. The suicidal policy is
Paris
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
1971-06-27Ratha-yātrāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRatha-yātrā Lecture — June 27, 1971, San Francisco

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

Prabhupāda: When our eyes are anointed with love of God, we can see Him everywhere. That is the injunction of the śāstras. We have to develop our seeing power by developing love of Godhead.
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
1971-06-28Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — June 28, 1971, San Francisco

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

Prabhupāda: So I am very glad that you are following the footprints of the Gosvāmīs, Six Gosvāmīs. Vande Rūpa-sanātanau raghu-yugau śrī-jīva-gopālakau. Rūpa Gosvāmī, Sanātana Gosvāmī,
San Francisco
1971-06-29Arrival Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigArrival Lecture — June 29, 1971, Los Angeles

Arrival Lecture [Arrival Lecture — June 29, 1971, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: So I am very happy to see you again after eight months, or nine months. Ānandambudhi vardhanam. This movement is not hackneyed. Increasing the ocean of happiness. You have no experience of the ocean increasing. If the ocean increases, then the whole planet will be again overflooded. But this is an ocean of happiness. By chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa
Los Angeles
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
1971-07-01Ratha-yātrāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRatha-yātrā — July 1, 1971, Los Angeles

Ratha-yātrā [Ratha-yātrā — July 1, 1971, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: Veṇum means flute. Kvāṇantam, playing on flute. So this Kṛṣṇa’s flute is not our imagination. It is in the Vedic literature. The Supreme Personality of Godhead is, He likes to play on flute. Just like here in this material world also, there are many boys who like to play on flute. Wherefrom this flute-playing idea came? That answer is given in the
Los Angeles
1971-07-02Initiation Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiation Lecture [partially recorded] — July 2, 1971, Los Angeles

Initiation Lecture [partially recorded] [Initiation Lecture [partially recorded] — July 2, 1971, Los Angeles]

Prabhupāda: ...interested in material profit by devotional service, he is not fit at all to enter into the devotional service. There are
Los Angeles