January 12

Spoken January 12
SB 1.5.4
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.5.4 Prabhupāda: ...akṛtārtha iva prabho []. The question of Nārada to Vyāsadeva his disciple, that “My dear disciple Vyāsadeva, you have thoroughly inquired,” jijñāsā, adhītam. Adhītam means, “You have studied thoroughly.”
Bg 4.34-39 Lecture
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 Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhu…
SB 5th Canto, Pandal Lecture
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5th Canto, Pandal Lecture Prabhupāda: Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, pañcama skandha, Fifth Canto. There are twelve cantos, skandhas, or division, of the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam amalaṁ purāṇaṁ yad vaiṣṇavānāṁ priyamDevotees:
Morning Walk
Nitāi: , January 12th, 1974, Los Angeles. [break] Prabhupāda: ...accepting a leader, one has to consider what is the position of the leader. They do not take such account. Now they calculate if the leader is very cunning, then he is qualified. They think that politics means cheating, cunning, bluffing. That is good qualification. Lloyd George, sometimes before he came, he said, Prajāpati:Prabhupāda:Prajāpati:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Sva…
SB 1.16.17
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.16.17 Prabhupāda: Yes. Go on. Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " tasyaivaṁ vartamānasya pūrveṣāṁ vṛttim anvahamPrabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 3.26.35-36
Nitāi: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [devotees repeat] " nabhasaḥ śabda-tanmātrāt kāla-gatyā vikurvataḥ sparśo ‘bhavat tato vāyus tvak sparśasya ca saṅgrahaḥ [SB 3.26.35]" Sound. [break] [01:11] “From ethereal existence, which evolves from sound, the next transformation takes place under the impulse of time, and thus the subtle element touch and thence air and sense of touch become prominent.Prabhupāda:Nitāi:Prabhupāda:Nitāi:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...finalization. Huh? Festival? Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: Finalized the dates of the festival. Prabhupāda: Or by telephone. What is this? Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: Actually, I have to know today whether he’s got the Ramlila Ground or not. Prabhupāda: What is that ground? Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: Ramlila Ground for the festival. He was trying for that. [break]Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:P…
SB 5.5.1 [Hindi]
Prabhupāda: " nāyaṁ deho deha-bhājāṁ nṛ-loke kaṣṭān kāmān arhate viḍ-bhujāṁ ye tapo divyaṁ putrakā yena sattvaṁ śuddhyed yasmād brahma-saukhyaṁ tv anantam [SB 5.5.1]"
Letters January 12
My dear Hansadutta, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 9, 1969. Krishna is pleased upon you so that He is responding to your sincere service. In the Bhagavad-gita the Lord says that He responds proportionately along with the degree of surrender to Him by the devotee. So the spiritual progress that you are making now is duly being responded to by Krishna....
Kirtanananda My dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 31, 1968, and I thank you for your good wishes for the new year. Please accept the same from my side. So far as we are concerned, our new year is every day because Krishna belongs to the nitya lila. Nitya lila means that all of His Pastimes are going on in either of the so many...
London My dear Tamala, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 7, 1970 and noted the contents. The sentiments that you have expressed in your letter are all due to my Guru Maharaja who has deputed me to pick up all good souls like you in this part of the world. Fortunately, we are now together and with great enthusiasm and patience let us erect this mission...
Sukadeva Seattle My dear Sukadeva das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Dec. 25, 1976 and have noted the contents. I have also just received one letter from Gandharva das. I have requested him to come to India and live with me for some time. I think that will solve this problem.
Bombay Dear Visvadharini dasi, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 9.1.77 and have noted the contents. Our strength is in following the regulative principles and chanting 16 rounds japa. Then Krsna will give you protection. We do(SB 2.1.4)

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