February 25

Spoken February 25
Lecture [partially recorded]
[Poor Recording] Prabhupāda: ...all politicians, let them come and study. [break] ...this is not a movement sentimental. No. It is scientific. That is why one should... [indistinct] ...Christian, anyone, because it is science. Automatic, “Two plus two equal to four.
Room Conversation, Bhagavad-gītā 9.34
Devotee: ...mām evaiṣyasi yuktvaivam ātmānaṁ mat-parāyanaḥ [Bg. 9.34]. Prabhupāda: [indistinct] Devotee: Again? Prabhupāda: Yes, now. Read the translation. Devotee: Translation: “Engage your mind always in thinking of Me. Offer obeisances and worship Me. Being completely absorbed in Me, surely you will come to Me.Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhup…
Bg 7.11-12 Lecture
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " balaṁ balavatāṁ cāhaṁ kāma-rāga-vivarjitam dharmāviruddho bhūteṣu kāmo ‘smi bharatarṣabha [Bg. 7.11]" [break] Translation: “I am the strength of the strong, devoid of passion and desire. I am sex life which is not contrary to religious principles, O Lord of the Bhāratas, Arjuna.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk, partially recorded
Prabhupāda: Janārdana [Hindi]. Mr. Sar: His doctor. Yesterday I talked with doctor, no? That he is coming with Swāmījī? Devotee: Eh? Mr. Sar: Yesterday I talked doctor. Devotee: Oh, yes, yes. Prabhupāda: Eh? Dr. Patel: He comes from London, and he has received a telephone from him in London, when he was coming.Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:I…
Arrival Lecture
Devotee: Jaya Śrīla Prabhupāda. Prabhupāda: So I am very glad to see this Miami temple. Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Nityānanda has come here. It is great fortune for you. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu appeared for delivering all kinds of fallen souls in this age. Śrīla Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura sings, Devotees:
Bg 13.1-2 Lecture
Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verses, etc.] " arjuna uvāca prakṛtiṁ puruṣaṁ caiva kṣetraṁ kṣetra-jñam eva ca etad veditum icchāmiPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Departure Lecture
[translated throughout by Hṛdayānanda] Prabhupāda: So I thank you very much for your kindly receiving me in this temple, and I was very happy. So my request is that you continue your devotional service very faithfully and rigidly, then in this life you will be able to see Kṛṣṇa face to face. That is a fact.Devotees:
Morning Walk [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: ...intelligence. Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: Yes. Prabhupāda: That is decision, that from this Western world, they haven’t got to take anything. If they have got to take anything, it is from India. That they have decided. And that’s a fact. Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: Once they buy, then the other Eastern European countries will also buy, may buy.Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Dayānanda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Subhaga[?]:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣ…
SB 7.9.18
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.18 Dayānanda: Translation: “O my Lord Nṛsiṁha, in this way, just being engaged in Your transcendental loving service, I shall be able to associate with devotees who are liberated souls, haṁsas, and thus, being completely uncontaminated by the association of three modes of material nature, it will be possible for me to chant the glories of Your Lordship, who is so dear to me. I shall chant Your glories, fully following the footprints of Lord Brahmā and his disciplic success…
Evening Darśana
Bali-mardana: Six rupees! [laughing] Prabhupāda: Six rupees. Bali-mardana: For a mṛdaṅga. [laughing] Prabhupāda: And a small mṛdaṅga I gave to my youngest son---three rupees. [laughter] So it is long..., not long ago, say forty years ago. So it was, smaller, three rupees, and bigger, ten to twelve rupees, like that. So what your purchasing house?Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:…
Room Conversation
Bali-mardana: Yeah. They call it “the train.” It’s bigger than a train. Prabhupāda: No, rooms are nice? Bali-mardana: Yes. They’re not quite complete, but it’s very comfortable. Prabhupāda: So I am requesting you that from India you take books and distribute, and in exchange, half the money you send us in powdered milk and Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Bali-mardana:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Bali-mardana:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla …
Room Conversation With Artists and About BTG
[Hari-śauri explaining to Tamāl Kṛṣṇa on how to record Prabhupāda] Prabhupāda: Statement of account? [break] Rāmeśvara: Statement of accounts, Hari-śauri? Prabhupāda: No, you asked him to give report? Rāmeśvara: Oh, you mean in Los Angeles? Prabhupāda: Yes. Rāmeśvara: Oh, you want a statement... Hari-śauri:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Muralīdh…
SB 7.9.5
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.5 Pradyumna: Translation: “When Lord Nṛsiṁha-deva saw the small boy Prahlāda Mahārāja prostrated at the soles of His lotus feet, He became most ecstatic in affection toward His devotee. Raising Prahlāda, the Lord placed His lotus hand upon the boyPrabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:
Letters February 25
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, I have sent you three four letter consecutively but I have received no reply. Please reply those letter as well as let me know if my presence is required in N.Y. on account C. B.S. show. Also let me know whether you have received the consignment from India.
Karunamayi San Francisco My dear Karunamayi Dasi, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your nice letter dated Feb. 15, 1968, and I thank you very much for it. I can see how you are advancing in Krishna Consciousness by the feelings expressed therein, and I am so glad you are feeling such transcendental pleasure in serving the Lord. This transcendental pleasure is unlimited and increases...
Pradyumna My dear Pradyumna, Please accept my blessings. I am very much satisfied with your transliteration and request you to transliterate the 2nd Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, and the original text is sent herewith. Please find. On your completion of the transliteration, the original copy may be sent directly to the following address: Hitsaran Sharma, Radha Press, 993/3 Main Road, Gandhi Nagar,...
My dear Bhurijana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 22, 1969, and I was so much engladdened to note the contents. I am so pleased with your sincere efforts to succeed in this Chapel Hill center program. I think that by now Tosana Krishna has already joined you there and I am sending him a set of beads by separate post.
Indira My dear Indira, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated February 14, 1969, along with the very nice pictures you have sent to me. I thank you very much for this and I am always very pleased with your sincere efforts to serve Krishna.
Nara-narayana My dear Nara Narayana, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated February 14, 1969, and I am just now having the opportunity of replying to your inquiries. So far as the Deities are concerned, this has been discussed many times, so just do it nicely using your best judgment to make Them like the Deities which are there in N.Y. with you as far as possible....
Bhurijana Auckland My dear Bhurijana das, Please accept my blessings. I have recently thought of a scheme to increase funds in our BBT account. I would like to send Indian goods to you for sales to the devotees and others. In the beginning I can have cloth sent, especially saris. So many others are doing it successfully, we can also be successful. I will have the papers sent through Lloyd
Dina Dayala Athens My dear Dina Dayala das, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 6, 1976. It is nice to hear that your activities are going on successfully in Athens. Caitanya Mahaprabhu says, prithivite ache yata nagar adi gram sarvasa . . . so now it is actually becoming a fact. This movement is being spread everywhere. Maintain your activities...
Nitai Vrindaban My dear Nitai, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 17 February, 1976. We will wait for the letter from Giridhari Lal. As for the college, anyway take some affiliation, that will help students to come here on student visa.
Ramesvara Dear Ramesvara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of BBT trustee’s report dated February 13, 1976. Regarding the devotees coming to Mayapur-Vrindaban, I would have liked they come all at least once in a year, so let the other trustees consider. If they come once every five years, then it will be five years vacant. the installment plan is better.
London My dear Vicitravirya das, Please accept my blessings. I have recently thought of a scheme to increase funds in our BBT account. I would like to send Indian goods to you for sales to the devotees and others. In the beginning I can have cloth sent, especially saris. So many others are doing it successfully, we also can be successful. I will have the papers sent through my personal account in...

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