Spoken February 28
Talk with Bob Cohen
[loud loudspeaker with Giriraja giving lecture in background] Prabhupāda: You are feeling warm? Bob: Just tight. Prabhupāda: Too tight. Bob: I was cold before. [break] Thank you so much for allowing me to ask my questions. Prabhupāda: No, that is my mission, that people should understand the science of God. Because I am convinced that itBob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:Prabhupāda:Bob:P…
Lecture
Prabhupāda: " ...na tvaṁ neme janādipāḥ na caiva na bhaviśyāmaḥ sarve vayam ataḥ param [Bg. 2.12]" This verse partially I explained last night, this is very important subject matter. Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead... Bhagavad-gītā
Morning Walk
[poor audio] Amogha: Yes. Easy Journey, Topmost Yoga, Back to Godhead. Prabhupāda: Kṛṣṇa trilogy, you have got? Amogha: I have volume 1 and volume 3, but my volume 2, they are all finished. But I’ve ordered them from Karāndhara. [pause] [break] [on walk]Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Devotee (3):Prabhupāda:Amogha:Devotee (3):Prabhupāda:Devotee (3):Prabhupāda:Devotee (3):Prabhupāda:Devotee (3):Prabhupāda:Devotee (3):Prabhupāda:Devot…
Room Conversation
[poor audio---microphone too far away] Prabhupāda: You learn this local language [indistinct] and try to take classes in [indistinct]. Amogha: What did you take? Guest: Hindi. Prabhupāda: He has written that poetry. Guest: Yes, yes. Amogha: Yes. He’s very nice. Actually he wants to become initiated, but he canPrabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Pra…
Room Conversation
[poor audio] Japanese Guest: ...[indistinct] born in Tokyo. Prabhupāda: We have got our branch in Tokyo. Japanese Guest: [Japanese] Prabhupāda: So you are trying to understand our philosophy, Kṛṣṇa consciousness? Japanese Guest: Philosophy of, yes, yes... Hong Kong branch. [Japanese] ...Prabhupāda:Amogha:Japanese Guest:Prabhupāda:Japanese Guest:Prabhupāda:Japanese Guest:Prabhupāda:Japanese Guest:Prabhupāda:Japanese Guest:Prabhupāda:Japanese Guest:Prabhupāda:Japanese Guest…
Room Conversation [Hindi]
[poor audio]
Arrival Address
Prabhupāda: [indistinct] So I am very glad to see you, and I am coming first of all Mexico City? Hmm? Śrutakīrti: Yes. Prabhupāda: So Mexico City, then Caracas, then... Śrutakīrti: Miami. Prabhupāda: Miami. So I see your temple is the best. Devotees: Jaya! Haribol! Prabhupāda: So Caitanya Mahāprabhu is very kind. Parama karuṇa, pahū dui jana.Devotees:
Purport to Parama Koruṇa
Prabhupāda: ...pahū dui jana. Pahū means prabhu. The shortcut is pahū. Prabhu, lord, or master. So these prabhu, two, two prabhus, Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Nityānanda Prabhu. Caitanya Mahāprabhu is addressed as Mahāprabhu, Mahā-puruṣa. And others, they are addressed as Devotees:
Room Conversation with Svarūpa Dāmodara
Prabhupāda: ...Is it not fact? If sexual intercourse is the beginning of life, then why it is not always successful? We say that when the life, living entity, is there in the semina and it is put into the woman’s womb, then body develops. Therefore, the beginning is the life. This is practical. And this life is the part and parcel of the supreme life. Therefore the beginning is God. Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Sv…
Morning Walk [partially recorded]
[low level audio] Prabhupāda: So anyone who is not Kṛṣṇa conscious, he’s māyayāpahṛta-jñāna [Bg. 7.15]. He’s a [indistinct]. He’s madman. Actually everyone is mad. That is the medical report. [pause] Prabhupāda: Do they give some present? No. Kīrtirāja: Not some present, but evenPrabhupāda:Kīrtirāja:Prabhupāda:Kīrtirāja:Prabhupāda:Dayānanda:Prabhupāda:Dayānanda:Kīrtirāja:Prabhupāda:Kīrtirāja:Prabhupāda:Kīrtirāja:Dayānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Kīrtirāja:Prabhupāda:Kīrtirāja:Prabhupād…
SB 7.9.21
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.21 Śāstrījī: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " nārāyaṇaṁ namaskṛtya naraṁ caiva narottamam devīṁ sarasvatīṁ vyāsaṁDayānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation with Svarūpa Dāmodara
Prabhupāda: ... make there the varṇāśrama established, brāhmaṇa, kṣatriya, vaiśya, śūdra---division, scientific division of the society. Ideal state. Just like the legislative assembly, they should be composed of men with complete brahminical culture. And the ministers, president, they should be Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupād…
Conversation with Italian Woman with Translator
Prabhupāda: ...otherwise we are all part and parcel of God. [translated into Italian throughout for woman guest] When we realize this, then our life is perfect. Italian woman: [Italian---translated into English by translator throughout] Translator: She’s saying that after rediscovering of last past lifePrabhupāda:Translator:Prabhupāda:Translator:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Translator:Prabhupāda:Translator:Prabhupāda:Translator:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Translator:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa…
Room Conversation
Hari-śauri: [chuckling] I was thinking there’s a verse in one of the Vedas that describes a woman’s heart is like a razor. [break] The chief guest was here. Prabhupāda: Yes? Hari-śauri: Yes. Prabhupāda: Who was he? Hari-śauri: He was the man that offered you his obeisances when you just got out the car, just before we entered thePrabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prab…
SB 7.9.8
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.8 Pradyumna: Translation: “Prahlāda Mahārāja prayed: How is it possible for me, who have been born in a family of asuras, to offer suitable prayers to satisfy the Supreme Personality of Godhead? Even until now, all the demigods, headed by Lord Brahmā, and all the saintly persons could not satisfy the Lord by streams of excellent words, although such persons are very qualified, being in the mode of goodness. Then what is to be said of me? I am not at all qualified.Prabhupād…
Letters February 28
Hon. Sardar Dr. Vallavbhaiji Patel Deputy Prime Minister, Government of India, New Delhi. Revered Sir, May your honour accept my humble namaskara. Your honour is well known as the iron man of India but I know that you the most practical man who can take things as they are. With this idea in view I venture to approach your honour for submitting the following few lines for your consideration and...
Mukunda, Janaki San Francisco Dear Mukunda and Janaki, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letters of Feb. 24 and 25, 1968, and I have noted the contents. Yes, if you can find out some distributing agent for our Back to Godhead, that is very good. Please do it. I have received both dictaphone machines, and the new one is working nicely. The foreign one I have yet to test at...
My dear Mukunda, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated February 23, 1969, and I have noted the contents with much pleasure. I am enclosing herewith the copy of Easy Journey To Other Planets. Also enclosed is some pages of
Agent Bank of Baroda 86 Chandni Chowk Branch Mohan Mansion Delhi-6, India Dear Sir: Re: My savings bank account No. 1452 With reference to your letter No. FEX.22/-277, I beg to inform you that your Calcutta office denies to have received any amount from your transfer of Rs. 6,000 as per your debit note dated 22.1.70. Their letter Number is SB/34/1109, dated 18 February, 1970.
Bank of Baroda Manager Bank of Baroda India Exchange Branch Box 313 Calcutta-1, India Dear Sir: Re: My savings bank account No. 29/12802 I beg to thank you for your letter number SB/34/1109, dated 18 February, 1970. Please let me know how the certificates should be duly discharged by me.
My dear Hit Sharanji, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter No. DJT/, dated 21 February, 1970. In the meantime, I have sent you one reminder dated 24 February, 1970, in this connection. So as advised previously, I may again repeat the same that if Scindia Steam Navigation Co. has not as yet replied my letter or your letter, then the Murtis should be dispatched without...
to the international unabridged, the same principle is there. Similarly in mathematics beginning from 1,2,3, adding and subtracting, etc. up to higher mathematics, just like calculus, the 1,2,3, adding and subtracting is still there. But basic math taught to children and higher math to the college man. In this way by Krishna Consciousness we can solve all the dogmatic confusions and speculations. This...
INDIAN POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS DEPARTMENT TELEGRAM SHYAMSUNDER ISKCON AKASH GANGA 7 89 WARDEN ROAD BOMBAY 26 SENDING SEVEN STRONGMEN IMMEDIATELY PROCEEDING THERE IS NO QUESTION OF CANCELLING CROSSMAIDAN. BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
Vrindaban My dear Aksayananda Swami, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 23rd February, 1976. If we get chance, we must open a center in Kanpur. It is a very important city in India. I heard that there was someone who was willing to give us a house. Kanpur is the third most important city in India next to Calcutta and Bombay. We must open a center there,...
c/o ISKCON, 103, Sector 23 A, Chandigarh 160023 Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir, P.O. Sreedham Mayapur, Dist. Nadia, West Bengal. My dear Chaityaguru Prabhu, Please accept my blessings. I have just sent you a telegram reading as follows: “COME MAYAPUR IMMEDIATELY SANNYAS CEREMONY”

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