February 26

Spoken February 26
Lecture [Bengali]
Prabhupāda:
Bg 2.12 Lecture [Hindi]
Prabhupāda: " na tv evāhaṁ jātu nāsaṁ na tvaṁ neme janādhipāḥ na caiva na bhaviṣyāmaḥ sarve vayam ataḥ param [Bg. 2.12]"
Room Conversation, Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.5.31-33
Prabhupāda: " andhā yathāndhair upanīyamānās te ‘pīśa-tantryām uru-dāmni baddhāḥ na te viduḥ svārtha-gatiṁ hi viṣṇuṁ durāśayā ye bahir-artha-māninaḥ [SB 7.5.31]" " matir na kṛṣṇe parataḥ svato vā mitho ‘bhipadyeta gṛha-vratānām Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda…
Room Conversation Hindi and English
[Hindi conversation with another guest] Guest (1): No, I came to beg namaskār. Amogha: Very soon the man from department of religion will be coming. Guest (1): Minister of religion. [Hindi] Amogha: Yes. [Hindi conversation between guests and Śrīla Prabhupāda with occasional English words and phrases interspersed; other guests arrive]Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Mr. G. Puja:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Mr. G. Puja:P…
Bg 15.1 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 15.1 Nitāi: Translation: “The Blessed Lord said: There is a banyan tree which has its roots upward and its branches downward, whose leaves are the Vedic hymns. One who knows this tree is the knower of the Vedas.” Purport: “After the discussion of the importance of Prabhupāda:Nitāi:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:
Bg 13.3 Lecture
Nitāi: “O scion of Bharata, you should understand that I am also the knower in all bodies, and to understand this body and its owner is called knowledge. That is My opinion.” Prabhupāda: " kṣetra-jñaṁ cāpi māṁ viddhi sarva-kṣetreṣu bhārata kṣetra-kṣetrajñayor jñānaṁDevotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Young child:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...no more desire of material enjoyment, he is fit for sannyāsa. Anyone who sees, “Oh, this car is very nice. This beautiful wife is very..., very beautiful woman is very nice,” he should not think of taking sannyāsa. Viṣa-bhakṣaṇād apy asādhuDevotees:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Dayānanda:Prabhupāda:Dayānanda:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:P…
SB 7.9.19
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.19 Śāstrījī: [chants verse; Prabhupāda and devotees chant responsively] " bālasya neha śaraṇaṁ pitarau nṛsiṁha nārtasya cāgadam udanvati majjato nauḥ taptasya tat-pratividhir ya ihāñjaseṣṭas tāvad vibho tanu-bhṛtāṁ tvad-upekṣitānāmDayānanda:Prabhupāda:Dayānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Evening Darśana
[Hindi] Prabhupāda: So this... Very pleasant. Very pleasant. [break] [indistinct] And the other thing is the owner of the body. So which is important, the body or the owner of the body? You or I...[?] Which is important? Indian man (1): Actually, I have thought, I have returned many times, because I did not want any material gain, but was my firm faith, that what attracted me was the worth not of my personal ability but abilities of many other people.Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):…
Interview
[First 28 minutes of audio is talk between 2 interviewers and Prabhupada in Hindi, discussing, among other things, books produced in other languages. A few English words interjected.] er (1): Come closer. Prabhupāda: They were the first recruits. er (1): Ah, they were the first conscious people of the Western world. [laughter]Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:er (1):Prabhupāda:er (1):Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:er (1):Brahmānanda:er (1):Brahmān…
SB 7.9.6
Devotee: ...sa tat-kara-sparśa-dhutākhilāśubhaḥ [break] [continues leading chanting of verse, but he and devotees stumble over pronunciation] Prabhupāda: Tat-kara-sparśa-dhuta-akhila-aśubhaḥ. Devotee: [chants, but devotees still having problems with pronunciation] Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters February 26
Andrea Temple c/o General Delivery Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas My dear Andrea Temple, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Feb. 20, 1968, and it is very encouraging to me. I am so happy to hear that, by Krishna
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Feb. 24, along with two copies of letters, one from Purusottama das Brahmacari at Vrindaban, another from Teen Activity Center of Kings. This letter from the Activity Center is very hopeful for our Kirtana propaganda. I am very much ambitious for leading a Kirtana party, especially all over your...
My dear Pradyumna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 19, 1969, and I am pleased that you are doing very nicely in your center. The pictures which you have sent are also very nice. I am going to New York by the first of April or by the end of March. From there I shall go to your side, Columbus and New Vrindaban.
Detroit My dear Dinadayadri, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 22 February, 1970, together with your beads and recommendation from Sriman Bhagavan dasa for your initiation. I am very glad to accept you as my initiated disciple, and I have already returned your beads duly chanted upon by me. Your spiritual name is Dinadayadri Dasi. Please be very careful to follow...
My dear Jayatirtha and Ramesvara, Please accept my blessings. I have today advised the Bank of America, Los Angeles branch to transfer the whole amount of the two fixed deposits to their Bombay branch, account number 16026, in favor of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Mayapur Vrndavana Fund).
Justice A.C. Sen Calcutta Dear Sir, All Glories to Lord Sri Krishna. I understand from our Life Member Sri Saral Kumar Das Gupta that you are interested in Krishna Consciousness Movement. I therefore invite you to come to Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir to stay with us and see our Krishna Conscious activities here.
Jayananda Los Angeles My dear Jayananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 21st, 1977, and I thank you for the check as well as the nice sentiments you have expressed. In the beginning you also gave me

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