Lectures & Conversations with His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuhpada

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1976-07-02Car Journey and Arrivalplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCar Journey and Arrival — July 2, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Car Journey and Arrival [Car Journey and Arrival — July 2, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

[in car from airport]

Prabhupāda: ...live? Is he finished, or if somewhere he is still living, nobody knows. You are keeping his memorial, but where is the actual person, they do not know. Suppose I have come here, and all of a sudden I go away, keeping my shirt and coat. And if you worship my shirt and coat and do not take care where I have gone, is that very good intelligence?
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-03Morning Walk [partially recorded]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk [partially recorded] — July 3, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Morning Walk [partially recorded] [Morning Walk [partially recorded] — July 3, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: What is that building?

Bṛṣākapi: This is the neighborhood. It is a very rich neighborhood, Prabhupāda. Very wealthy. This is the most wealthy neighborhood, practically all of America. The builders are putting up houses all in here, just like that house over there.
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1976-07-03Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 3, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 3, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Bṛṣākapi: ...we have ordered. They will be arriving in two months. Also we have Prabhupāda-Bhaktisiddhānta deities. They will be coming also. We will be the first in America to have Prabhupāda, Bhaktisiddhānta and Sītā-Rāma.
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-03SB 7.6.20–23plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSB 7.6.20-23 — July 3, 1976, Washington D.C.

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.20–23 [SB 7.6.20-23 — July 3, 1976, Washington D.C.]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting, etc.]
Washington D.C.
1976-07-03Slideshow Discussionsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_big“Life Comes From Life” Slideshow Discussions — July 3, 1976, Washington, D.C.

“Life Comes From Life” Slideshow Discussions [“Life Comes From Life” Slideshow Discussions — July 3, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: Some talking? There is no talking?

Svarūpa Dāmodara: Pardon, Prabhupāda?

Prabhupāda: This slide
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1976-07-04Cc. Madhya 20.98–99plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.98-99 — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.98–99 [Cc. Madhya 20.98-99 — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting, etc.]
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-04Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

[in car: loud tape of “Hare Krishna Happening” Album, with Prabhupāda chanting, playing in background]

Rūpānuga: ...and how we danced at the end? You were dancing with karatālas
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-04Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: ...punaḥ punaś carvita carvaṇānām [SB 7.5.30], again spend millions of dollars. And our rascal Indian leaders, they are also. What is that here, she has remarked, “
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-04Slideshow Discussionsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_big“Life Comes From Life” Slideshow Discussions — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.

“Life Comes From Life” Slideshow Discussions [“Life Comes From Life” Slideshow Discussions — July 4, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Rūpānuga: Svarūpa Dāmodara Prabhu, You want to ask some questions?

Svarūpa Dāmodara: Yes.

Prabhupāda: What is that? Astronomical chart?
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-05Cc. Madhya 20.100plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.100 — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.100 [Cc. Madhya 20.100 — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting, etc.]
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-05Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

[in car]

Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: Śrīla Prabhupāda, as young children we used to have to put our hand over our heart and say a pledge to the flag, in America. And if one didn’t say it, they were thrown out of school.
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-05Conversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 1]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 1] — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Conversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 1] [Conversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 1] — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: Everyone is engaged in the business of sense gratification. Just like last night millions of men went to see the firework. So the firework, as well as the people went to see there, the expenditure was very heavy, I think, total?
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1976-07-05Conversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 2]plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigConversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 2] — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Conversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 2] [Conversation with Dr. Shaligram Shukla [Part 2] — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Dr. Shaligram Shukla: There are certain hymns in Vedas which are so personal and [indistinct]. And I don’t find anything in
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1976-07-05Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

[Prabhupāda is being massaged]

Prabhupāda: First try to point out as many as you can. And our view is they are wholesale mistaken. They are imperfect, speculating.

Svarūpa Dāmodara:
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1976-07-05Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 5, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: One, the origin of life, and the other, planetary system. There is no knowledge. They are simply speculating.

Rākṣana: It is correct that the illumination of the moon is caused by the movements of the vegetation on the surface?
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-06Tenth Anniversary Addressplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTenth Anniversary Address — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Tenth Anniversary Address [Tenth Anniversary Address — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Rūpānuga: In July 1966, Śrīla Prabhupāda in New York City formed the International Society for Kṛṣṇa Consciousness Incorporated. Śrīla Prabhupāda mentioned this morning he was asked to call it the
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1976-07-06Cc. Madhya 20.101plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.101 — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.101 [Cc. Madhya 20.101 — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Pradyumna: ...te vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting, etc.]

"
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-06Evening Darśanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigEvening Darśana — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Evening Darśana [Evening Darśana — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: ...cure the diseased condition of our existence, and then it will be cured. For that purpose, we have to execute austerity, penance, tapasā brahmacaryeṇa śamena damena ca
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1976-07-06Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: You economically prove that Kṛṣṇa consciousness is simple and inexpensive life.

Devotees: Yes, jaya. Mercy.

Prabhupāda: Food, diet, living condition, healthy, hygienic, everything. You prove that this is the best way of life. That
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-06Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation With Scientists — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation With Scientists [Room Conversation With Scientists — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

[in car]

Rūpānuga: ...n-a-m.

Prabhupāda: n-a-m, nam.

Prabhupāda: j-ñ-a.

Rūpānuga: Is it hyphenated? Sa, hyphen?

Prabhupāda: Yes. I have given the spelling. Or Pradyumna can give it to you.
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1976-07-06Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: ...and it is a fact, he did not fix it. I wanted both of you to take various detailed photographs of that Capitol.

Yadubara: The Capitol Building. For what purpose, Śrīla Prabhupāda?
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1976-07-06Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation [Room Conversation — July 6, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Rūpānuga: ...how you explained that our movement is eternal.

Prabhupāda: Hmm? [laughs] Yes.

Rūpānuga: Just so they don’t think it is only ten years old.

[devotees bring in a cake, which Prabhupāda distributes, eating, etc.]
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1976-07-07Evening Darśanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigEvening Darśana — July 7, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Evening Darśana [Evening Darśana — July 7, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Bṛṣākapi: These are the Flemings, Prabhupāda. You are a professor?

Professor Flemings: Well, I’m retired.

Bṛṣākapi: Retired professor? From what school?

Professor Flemings:
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1976-07-08Cc. Madhya 20.103plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCc. Madhya 20.103 — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.103 [Cc. Madhya 20.103 — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting, etc.]
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-08Evening Darśanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigEvening Darśana — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Evening Darśana [Evening Darśana — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Vipina: He would like to know if you have any questions in particular you might like to ask.

Guest: No.

Vipina: No? Jaya.

Prabhupāda: [Hindi] [break] Hmm.

Svarūpa Dāmodara:
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1976-07-08Interviewplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigInterview and Conversation — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Interview and Conversation [Interview and Conversation — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Bṛṣākapi: She’s from a religious, er... She reports on a religious, er... And this is Channel 4, TV.

[background talk setting up cameras, etc.]

Hari-śauri:
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1976-07-08Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Dr. Sharma — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation with Dr. Sharma [Room Conversation with Dr. Sharma — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Prabhupāda: Give little, a small pot.

Hari-śauri: Some prasādam?

Dr. Sharma: Prabhupāda, you have given such beautiful temples, so many devotees, now to have a point of jump so that all India and all the world and other people can join in this. Your answers today were very penetrating. That can help a lot, saying that people can work outside but still be devotees, and if they can chant, if t…
Washington, D.C.
1976-07-08Room Conversationplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRoom Conversation with Scientists — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Room Conversation with Scientists [Room Conversation with Scientists — July 8, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Svarūpa Dāmodara: There is an international meeting coming up next year on the origin of life, in Japan, Tokyo. They have an international body called International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life, and there are participants from all over the world actually. They held this meeting once every four years. Next one is scheduled to be in Tokyo. We were thinking that if we get some mate…
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1976-07-09Morning Walkplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigMorning Walk — July 9, 1976, Washington, D.C.

Morning Walk [Morning Walk — July 9, 1976, Washington, D.C.]

Svarūpa Dāmodara: He wants to help us. He has many degrees---in chemistry, in pathology, in engineering. He said if we have an institute like this...

Prabhupāda: Hmm.

Svarūpa Dāmodara:
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