February 24

Spoken February 24
Cc. Ādi 7.118-121
Prabhupāda: Lord Caitanya, from different quotations of Vedas, He establishes that the Supreme Absolute Truth is person. He’s not imperson. And so far Śaṅkarācārya is concerned, he was ordered to preach Māyāvāda philosophy by the Supreme Personality of Godhead for the time being. It is not that this is the only process for realizing the Absolute Truth.Devotee:Prabhupāda:
Cc. Madhya 20.137-146
Haṁsadūta: The lecture was recorded the morning of 24th March, 1971, at Akasha Ganga, Bombay. Prabhupāda: " ...na sāṅkhyaṁ dharma uddhava na svādhyāyas tapas tyāgo yathā bhaktir mamorjitā" We have explained this verse yesterday, that in order to approach the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:
Lecture
Prabhupāda: ...identified with this material body. This is material life. Actually, I am spirit soul. I am not matter. Everyone can understand it, because the theory that living condition is developed under certain material condition. Just like we see sometimes that one germ is coming out the stool.
Bg 7.9-10 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 7.9–10 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] " puṇyo gandhaḥ pṛthivyāṁ ca tejaś cāsmi vibhāvasau jīvanaṁ sarva-bhūteṣu tapaś cāsmi tapasviṣuPrabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 1.1.3
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.1.3 [translated throughout by Hṛdayānanda] Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] " nigama-kalpa-taror galitaṁ phalaṁHṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Guest:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Guest:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 7.9.17
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.17 Dayānanda: Translation: “O the great Supreme, in every type of body, either in the heavenly planet or in the hellish planet, there are pleasing and not pleasing circumstances on account of combination and separation. But both of them are very, very regrettable position, as if burning in the fire. Although there are many remedial measures to get out of the miserable condition of life, but in the material world any such counteraction is more miserable than the miserable c…
Evening Darśana
Prabhupāda: No light? Hari-śauri: No, the power’s gone off again. They’re not running the generator for some reason. Prabhupāda: No, in daytime there is no need. Rādhā-vallabha: This is 1.1. Prabhupāda: Oh! Thank you very much. First Canto. Hari-śauri: First part. Rāmeśvara: This completes the new style for the First Canto.Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rādhā-vallabha:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Rādhā-vallabha:Prabhupāda:Rādhā-vallabha:Rāmeśvara:Rādhā-vallabha:Rāmeśvara:Prabhup…
Arrival of Devotees
Prabhupāda: That man is unable... [break] What is that? Gargamuni: Well, these are for all the GBC men, special buttons. Prabhupāda: So how are you? Rāmeśvara: [break] I’m very fine, Śrīla Prabhupāda, but how are you feeling? Prabhupāda: I am not feeling very well, but I am living in Vaikuṇṭha. I am not fit for this place. It is Vaikuṇṭha. Hmm?Rāmeśvara:Rādhā-vallabha:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Gargamu…
Letters February 24
My dear Brahmananda, Please accept blessings. Hope you are all doing well. I have not as yet received from you the reply of my letter in which I suggested to negotiate with Mr. Taylor on hire-purchase-scheme which is equally good for Mr. Taylor as well as ourselves. In the meantime I have received one letter from Kirtanananda asking for
My dear Gargamuni, I hope you have duly received my former letter. I have asked the Bank to forward .00 to Montreal from my account knowing that you may not have sufficient money in the society’s account. Have you transferred the amount to my account.
My dear Rayarama, I am in due receipt of your letter. According to our agreement Mr. Ypslantin cannot ask any more. It was understood that further money will be required when the bill is actually in the congress session for consideration. We have already paid him three hundred dollars which was full for dealings in the preliminary stage.
Satsvarupa My dear Satsvarupa, Please accept my blessings. To day I have sent you the first installment of “Narada Bhakti Sutras”. Please let me know how do you like it or if there is any difficulty to understand it. On hearing from you I shall take up the next installment. Here there is no typewriter nor any typist. Neal has not come here. I do not know where he is. Therefore you have to type...
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 19 Feb. 1968, and am so glad to learn that you have delivered the manuscript of Bhagavad-gita to MacMillan & Co. on the date of my Guru Maharaja
Bhagavan Detroit My dear Bhagavan das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 22 February, 1970, with recommendation for initiating Jeanne Clausen. I have immediately chanted the beads and sent them enclosed herewith by Air Mail. Devananda will inform you of this matter by phone tonight after 9:00 p.m. So there will be no difficulty.
Hit Sharanji Scindia House New Delhi My dear Hit Sharanji, Please accept my blessings. I beg to remind herewith of my letter dated February 2, 1970, in which everything was clearly described. In your letter dated January 24, you informed me that two pairs of Murtis were to be received by the 5th of February, but I have not heard anything whether any one of the pairs has already been dispatched....
Gargamuni Gainesville, Florida My dear Gargamuni Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. In continuation of my letter dated 16.2.71, I beg to inform you that there is a good chance for going to East Pakistan. Sudama has written from Tokyo that he has contacted a nice muslim friend from Dacca. His address is as follows:
Meenakatan Hamilton, Ontario; Canada My dear Meenakatan, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your kind letter dated 1st February, 1971 and have noted the contents. I am so glad to hear that you are now at our Hamilton center and how much our movement is being appreciated there. So work enthusiastically along with Dharmaraj and the others to push on this movement and to make Hamilton...
Mr. K. M Diwanji c/o Ambhabhai and Diwanji Attorneys-at-law, Lentin Chamber 2nd Floor, Dalai Street Fort Bombay-1 My dear Diwanji, Please accept my greetings. I have heard from my disciples in Bombay that Mr. A. B. Nair is a little anxious to settle the financial side of our Sales Agreement for the Juhu property, so I am enclosing in his wife
Governor of Orissa, Raj Bhavan, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, INDIA. Cazle Luis Roche No. 61 Colinas De Los Chaguaramos, Caracas, Venezuela Personal. My dear Akbar Ali Khan Sahib, Kindly accept the blessings of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Since you kindly visited our temple in Vrindavana, last year when I was sick, I have not been able to write to you. I am now touring around the world. At present,...
ISKCON – New Delhi Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir, P.O. Sreedham Mayapur, Dist. Nadia, West Bengal. Dear Bhagavat Ashraya Prabhu, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 7th February, 1977 and have noted the contents.
Dhruba Charan Pattanaik Shri Dhruba Charan Pattanaik, Vill: Tamandoo, P.O. Tamandoo, via Janla, Dist. Puri, Orissa. Shri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir, P.O. Sreedham Mayapur, Dist. Nadia, West Bengal. Dear Shri Pattanaik, Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 21-2-77 and have noted the contents.

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