January 24

Spoken January 24
Cc. Madhya 25.40-50
Prabhupāda: " ...saṁsāreṣu narādhamān kṣipāmy ajasram aśubhān āsurīṣv eva yoniṣu" This is a verse from Bhagavad-gītā, that those who are deriding upon God, “God, there is no God; I am God,” they are called asuras. Asuras, atheists, or demons. The demons
Cc. Madhya 8.128
Prabhupāda: " kibā vipra, kibā nyāsī, śūdra kene naya yei kṛṣṇa-tattva-vettā, sei ‘guru’ haya []" This verse we were discussing last night, Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s statement that Kṛṣṇa consciousness is not reserved for any particular person or nation or religion. [translated into Oriya throughout by Gaura-Govinda] The central point is that one must understand what is Kṛṣṇa. The other day somebody inquired, Hari-śauri:Gaura-Govinda:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Gaura-Govinda:Prabhupāda…
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: Gurukṛpa Mahārāja, what is the benefit of this modern education? Gurukṛpa: No benefit. It makes them an ass. Prabhupāda: Making them demons, that’s all. Gurukṛpa: They become puffed-up, thinking they know something. They don’t know anything. Prabhupāda: Not only that; modern educated youths, they are not inclined to come to the farm. So theySatsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Gurukṛpa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:…
Room Conversation
[loud kīrtana in background] Prabhupāda: The small Deity? Gurukṛpa: Yes. Prabhupāda: He was carried with me. So he was taking care of the Deity, giving massage and cooking. Devānanda also doing that. The rascal gone, left, hippie, doing... Gurukṛpa: Yes, smoking gañja.Prabhupāda:Gurukṛpa:Prabhupāda:Gurukṛpa:Prabhupāda:Gurukṛpa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Gurukṛpa:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Gurukṛpa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śaur…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: That is the difference in... [break] Satsvarūpa: Then, in years to come---like five years, ten years, twenty years---how will we be able to keep up our relationship with the universities that we have now? Now they think highly of us, that wePrabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhup…
Letters January 24
Jagadisa Toronto Dear Jagadisa, Please accept my blessings. Enclosed is a copy of a letter I have recently received from Bahudak, president of our Vancouver temple within your jurisdiction as GBC of Canada. Bahudak’s description of his plans to move to a farm are not clear, nor have I received any letter from you in this regard, as he implies. What will be the program at this farm? How will people...
Sri Debasis Bagahi Sri Debasis Bagahi New Delhi Dear Sri Bagchi ji, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 26th December, 1976, which has only now just caught up with me as I was travelling. Please go on with your translation work. When I see the translation, then we shall consider the honorarium. I am presently in Mayapur and will be remaining here until...
Prasadam Distributing International 4350 Von Karman---Penthouse Newport Beach, California U.S.A. Dear Alex, Bob, Drdhavrata, Gupta, Rsabhadeva and Stan, Please accept my blessings. I have received your invitation to the opening of Prasadam Distributing International Inc., and I found it nicely presented. Krsna will give you intelligence how to engage in honest, brilliant, glorious work on His behalf....
Sriman Swarupa Damodar das Brahmachary c/o ISKCON/ Hare Krishna Land Juhu Beach, Bombay 400 054 Nayapalli P.O. Bhubaneswara 12 Dist. Puri, Orissa Dear Swarupa Damodar, Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of January 15, and have studied the contents. I was very much anxious to hear from you, and now I hear you have gone to Manipur. You can do good work there.

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