Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1970-11-02Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — November 2, 1970, Bombay

Lecture [Lecture — November 2, 1970, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Before speaking on the verses already quoted by my disciples, I may be permitted to read a portion of my preface to the Hare Kṛṣṇa Movement. Those who are my, our life members, they have got the
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1970-11-04Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — November 4, 1970, Bombay

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

Prabhupāda: One of our relatives, long, long ago, he happened to be, as my grandmother..., my cousin’s, oh, grandfather. He went to England in those old days and he became a parsiyas[?] doctor, very
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1970-11-06SB 6.1.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.6 — November 6, 1970, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.6 [SB 6.1.6 — November 6, 1970, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...mahā-bhāga yathaiva narakān naraā nānogra-yātanān neyāt tan me vyākhyātum arhasi [SB 6.1.6]"

There was topics of the different hellish conditions of life according to different sinful activities. There is description in the
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1970-11-07Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — November 7, 1970, Bombay

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — November 7, 1970, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...śikṣāṣṭaka. Śikṣa means instruction, and aṣṭaka means eight. He has given us eight verses to understand this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement, and I shall try to explain. Please hear attentively.
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1970-11-07Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — November 7, 1970, Bombay

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

Prabhupāda: These are also done within these five years.

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

Guest (2): Yes, it’s a wonderful thing. I was all the while imagining, imagining
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1970-11-10Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — November 10, 1970, Bombay

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — November 10, 1970, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...but Vedas indicate that He is the supreme eternal, nityo nityānām. There are many eternals, many millions and trillions of eternals, but He is the supreme eternal.
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1970-11-10SB 6.1.14plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.14 — November 10, 1970, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.14 [SB 6.1.14 — November 10, 1970, Bombay]

[begins with short conversation with devotees]

Prabhupāda: [chants verse] It is recording? [break] We have to... Nobody is preparing that way. So when Guptas[?] took you from the train, where did you stay?
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1970-11-15SB 6.1.19 and Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 6.1.19 and Conversation — November 15, 1970, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.19 and Conversation [SB 6.1.19 and Conversation — November 15, 1970, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: So I will have to inform that man he’ll come at about ten.

Haṁsadūta: He’ll come in time tonight? It’s on the way to Gorakhpur?
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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
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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
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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
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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…
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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…
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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]
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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…
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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
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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.
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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.]
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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…
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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.]
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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,
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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
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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
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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?]
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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…
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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
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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.]
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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
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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
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1972-02-06Conversation [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation [Hindi] — February 6, 1972, Bombay

Room Conversation [Hindi] [Room Conversation [Hindi] — February 6, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-03-17Initiations and Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInitiations and Lecture — March 17, 1972, Bombay

Initiations and Lecture [Initiations and Lecture — March 17, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...God consciousness at the present moment...

[break] ...“all-attractive.” This is the Sanskrit word meaning, “all-attractive,” paraṁ brahma. So unless God is all-attractive, how He can be God? So,
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1972-03-17Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — March 17, 1972, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — March 17, 1972, Bombay]

Devotee: ...absolutely quiet.

Prabhupāda: [leads jaya rādhā-mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much.

Devotees: All glories to Śrī Guru and Gauranga.

[06:30]

Prabhupāda: Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your kindly participating in this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. It is already known to you that we are trying to spread this Kṛṣṇa consciousness all over the world. I was ordered by my spiritual master to go to the We…
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1972-03-18Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — March 18, 1972, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — March 18, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: I thank you very much for your coming here and participating in this great movement, Kṛṣṇa consciousness. The Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is already there in the
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1972-03-19Pandal Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture — March 19, 1972, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Pandal Lecture — March 19, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: Now when I was coming on the dais, one gentleman remarked that “Your this movement will help forgetful Indians who are trying to forget God.” Not only in India; throughout the whole world they are trying to forget God. And this forgetfulness of our relationship with God is material condition. Material life and spiritual life, the difference is that when we forget God, that is material. And when we are fully conscious of God, t…
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1972-03-20Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture — March 20, 1972, Bombay

Lecture [Lecture — March 20, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: They think so’ham means “I am the Supreme.” But that is not possible. How you are supreme? If you are supreme, why you have become like cats and dogs? They say, “It is my līlā,”
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1972-03-21SB 1.1.1plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.1.1 — March 21, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.1.1 [SB 1.1.1 — March 21, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: The first verse of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, First Canto, First Chapter, janmādy asya yato [SB 1.1.1]: the original source of everything, that is the Absolute Truth, yataḥ, from which or from whom everything is emanating. That is the Absolute Truth. And what is the nature of that Absolute Truth? He is senscient. He is not a dead stone. He is completely conscious,
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1972-03-22SB 1.1.1–2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.1.1-2 — March 22, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.1.1–2 [SB 1.1.1-2 — March 22, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...dhāmnā svena sadā nirasta-kuhakaṁ satyaṁ paraṁ dhīmahi [SB 1.1.1]"

So Śrīla Vyāsadeva, our first predecessor in the disciplic chain of guru-paramparā.
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1972-03-24SB 1.3.43 [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.3.43 [partially recorded] — March 24, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.3.43 [partially recorded] [SB 1.3.43 [partially recorded] — March 24, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...just like when we at night, we are naṣṭa-dṛśām. Even though we have got these eyes, we cannot see; we require light. For a moment there was no electric light
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1972-03-25Bg 7.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.6 — March 25, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.6 [Bg 7.6 — March 25, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...bhūtāni sarvāṇīty upadhāraya ahaṁ kṛtsnasya jagataḥ prabhavaḥ pralayas tathā [Bg. 7.6]"

So, as we have explained last morning, all these different forms, both living and not living,
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1972-03-25SB 1.2.5 [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.5 [partially recorded] — March 25, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.5 [partially recorded] [SB 1.2.5 [partially recorded] — March 25, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...for your kindly participating in this great movement coming from India. So we are discussing the answer given by Sūta Gosvāmī to the saintly persons,
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1972-03-26Bg 7.9plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.9 — March 26, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.9 [Bg 7.9 — March 26, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...jīvanaṁ sarva-bhūtānām jīvanaṁ sarva-bhūteṣu tapaś cāsmi tapasviṣu [Bg. 7.9]"

So if we want to realize God, it is very simple; there is no difficulty. But unfortunately we do not want. That is our disease. Somebody has objection to go to the temple:
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1972-03-26SB 1.2.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.6 — March 26, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [SB 1.2.6 — March 26, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...paro dharmo yato bhaktir adhokṣaje ahaituky apratihatā yayātmā suprasīdati... samprasīdati [SB 1.2.6]"

So this morning one gentleman was asking me, “Why there are so many religions in the world?
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1972-03-27Bg 7.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.10 — March 27, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.10 [Bg 7.10 — March 27, 1972, Bombay]

Śyāmasundara: Morning, March 27th, 1972, morning lecture, Juhu.

Prabhupāda:

" ...bhūtānāṁ viddhi pārtha sanātanam buddhir buddhimatām asmi tejas tejasvinām aham [Bg. 7.10]"

Now Kṛṣṇa says,
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1972-03-27Lecture [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture [partially recorded] — March 27, 1972, Bombay

Lecture [partially recorded] [Lecture [partially recorded] — March 27, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...ignorance, this is ignorance. Therefore jñāna and vairāgya is stressed here. So Caitanya Mahāprabhu, Śrī Kṛṣṇa.... Śrī Kṛṣṇa, our original father,
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1972-03-28Bg 7.1 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 [Hindi] — March 28, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Hindi] [Bg 7.1 [Hindi] — March 28, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...manāḥ pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]"
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1972-03-29Bg 7.1 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.1 [Hindi] — March 29, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 [Hindi] [Bg 7.1 [Hindi] — March 29, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]"
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1972-03-30Pandal Lecture [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPandal Lecture [Hindi] — March 30, 1972, Bombay

Pandal Lecture [Hindi] [Pandal Lecture [Hindi] — March 30, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-12-19Bg 7.4plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.4 — December 19, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.4 [Bg 7.4 — December 19, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...vāyuḥkhaṁ mano buddhir eva ca ahaṅkāra itīyaṁ me bhinnā prakṛtir aṣṭadhā [Bg. 7.4]"

So shall I speak in English?

Devotees: Yes.

Prabhupāda: Because if I speak in Hindi, these people cannot understand.
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1972-12-20Lecture, Manipurin Dancing Group, the Zaveri Sistersplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLecture, Manipurin Dancing Group, the Zaveri Sisters — December 20, 1972, Bombay

Lecture, Manipurin Dancing Group, the Zaveri Sisters [Lecture, Manipurin Dancing Group, the Zaveri Sisters — December 20, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: ...chief devotee of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu he said, rādhā kṛṣṇa-praṇaya-vikṛtir [
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1972-12-26The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — December 26, 1972, Bombay

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — December 26, 1972, Bombay]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “...who was later to become Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī, took advantage of his brother’s personal money, which had been deposited with a village banker, and escaped from the prison of Hussain Shah. In this way, both brothers joined Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
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1972-12-26SB 1.2.8plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.8 — December 26, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.8 [SB 1.2.8 — December 26, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...puṁsāṁ viṣvaksena-kathāsu-yaḥ notpādayed yadi ratiṁ śrama eva hi kevalam [SB 1.2.8]"

Svanuṣṭhitasya dharmasya, discharging one’s own occupational duties.
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1972-12-27The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — December 27, 1972, Bombay

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — December 27, 1972, Bombay]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “...immediately terminates along with his body as soon as his life is over. Death is therefore taken as the representative of God for the atheistic class of men. The devotee realizes the presence of God by devotional service, whereas the atheist realizes the presence of God in the shape of death. At death everything is finished, and one has to begin a new chapter of life in a new situation, perhaps…
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1972-12-27Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 27, 1972, Bombay

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 27, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: They think that “Now I have become this position, it will continue.” But how long it will continue? They do not care for this.

" śeṣāḥ sthāvaram icchanti
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1972-12-28The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — December 28, 1972, Bombay

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — December 28, 1972, Bombay]

Pradyumna: [reading:] “Bhakti-rasa, however, the mellow relished in the transcendental loving service of the Lord, does not finish with the end of life. It continues perpetually and is therefore called
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1972-12-28SB 1.2.10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 1.2.10 — December 28, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.10 [SB 1.2.10 — December 28, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: Somebody is talking...

" kāmasya nendriya-prītir lābho jīveta yāvatā jīvasya tattva-jijñāsā nārtho yaś ceha karmabhiḥ [SB 1.2.10]"

This verse we have been discussing for the last few days, it is very important, especially for the modern civilized man, that they
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1972-12-29Bg 13.1–2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 13.1-2 — December 29, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 13.1–2 [Bg 13.1-2 — December 29, 1972, Bombay]

Pradyumna: Translation: “Arjuna said: O my dear Kṛṣṇa, I wish to know about prakṛti, nature; puruṣa, or the enjoyer; and the field and the knower of the field; and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. The Blessed Lord then said: This body, O son of Kuntī, is called the field, and one who knows this body
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1972-12-29SB Lecture [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB Lecture [Hindi] — December 29, 1972, Bombay

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Lecture [Hindi] [SB Lecture [Hindi] — December 29, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:
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1972-12-30Bg 13.3plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 13.3 — December 30, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 13.3 [Bg 13.3 — December 30, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...sarva-kṣetreṣu bhārata kṣetra-kṣetrajñayor jñānaṁ yat taj jñānaṁ mataṁ mama [Bg. 13.3]"

Kṣetra-kṣetrajñayor jñānam. This body and the kṣetra-jña,
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1972-12-30Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — December 30, 1972, Bombay

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — December 30, 1972, Bombay]

Prabhupāda: First of all you should know that I am not this body. Just like I am not this apartment, similarly, I am not this body. So my body is changing according to my karma. Just like according to my capacity to pay rent, my apartment is changing. Not that because I have come to the first-class apartment, and it is guaranteed that I shall continue.
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1972-12-31Bg 13.2–4plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 13.2-4 — December 31, 1972, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 13.2–4 [Bg 13.2-4 — December 31, 1972, Bombay]

Pradyumna: “I am also the knower in all bodies, and to understand this body and its owner is called knowledge. That is my opinion.” [Bg. 13.3]

Prabhupāda: So everyone, everyone gives his opinion. Kṛṣṇa also says opinion. So whose opinion we shall accept? If we take votes, whose opinion we shall accept? Kṛṣṇa says,
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1973-01-01Bg 7.13 [Hindi]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBg 7.13 [Hindi] — January 1, 1973, Bombay

Bhagavad-gītā 7.13 [Hindi] [Bg 7.13 [Hindi] — January 1, 1973, Bombay]

Prabhupāda:

" ...ebhiḥ sarvam idaṁ jagat mohitaṁ nābhijānāti mām ebhyaḥ param avyayam [Bg. 7.13]"
Bombay
1973-01-01The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 1, 1973, Bombay

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 1, 1973, Bombay]

Pradyumna: Nectar of Devotion. “This eternal engagement in bhakti-rasa can be understood by a serious student upon studying The Nectar of Devotion. Adoption of bhakti-rasa,
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1973-01-02The Nectar of Devotionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Nectar of Devotion — January 2, 1973, Bombay

The Nectar of Devotion [The Nectar of Devotion — January 2, 1973, Bombay]

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Pradyumna: [reading] “The process of devotional service as it is recommended in The Nectar of Devotion will gradually elevate one from the material condition of life to the spiritual status, wherein the devotee becomes purified of all designations.
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1973-01-03Bs. Lectureplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrī Brahma-saṁhitā — January 3, 1973, Bombay

Śrī Brahma-saṁhitā [Śrī Brahma-saṁhitā — January 3, 1973, Bombay]

Devotees: [chant Brahma-saṁhitā verses]

" cintāmaṇi-prakara-sadmasu kalpa-vṛkṣa- lakṣāvṛteṣu surabhīr abhipālayantam lakṣmī-sahasra-śata-sambhrama-sevyamānaṁ
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