March 8

Spoken March 8
SB 7.6.3-4
[incomplete lecture] Prabhupāda: ...a little endeavor, and it will come. So you haven’t got to engage your major portion of time for this purpose. Because according to your body, the necessities are already there. How there are...? How can I believe that there is already the necessities of my life? He is giving a very nice example, that Viṣṇujana:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prab…
Bg 9.2-3 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 9.2–3 Prabhupāda: " rāja-vidyā rāja-guhyaṁ pavitram idam uttamam... [Bg. 9.2]" [aside:] Why not this fan? Devotee: [indistinct] Prabhupāda: " ...pratyakṣāvagamaṁ dharmyaṁ su-sukhaṁ kartum avyayam [Bg. 9.2]" This verse we have been discussing... [break]
Arrival Address
Prabhupāda: So how many devotees are there now? Haṁsadūta: Eighty. Prabhupāda: Eighteen? Haṁsadūta: Eighty. Prabhupāda: Eighty. Haṁsadūta: Yes. Prabhupāda: That’s nice. So Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura has sung, jay sakal bipod... [aside:] It is going now. Jāy sakal’bipod, gāi bhaktivinod, jakhon ami o-nām gai, rādhā-kṛṣṇa bolo bolo, bolo re sobāi.Devotees:
Bhajans and Room Conversation
[Prabhupāda plays harmonium and sings “Gāy gorā madhur sware” for a few minutes] Prabhupāda: Just try. Haṁsadūta: I can’t. No one can do like you do. Prabhupāda: Gāy gorācand madhur sware. [break] I think I have sung this song. Huh? [break] [Prabhupāda continues playing and singing for a few more minutes]Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:…
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...there should be any difference of amongst ourselves. We may differ from other philosophers, but why there should be any difference of philosophy amongst ourselves? Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: There seems to be some philosophical difference. Prabhupāda: That I am asking. What is that philosophical difference? [break]Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Siddha-svarūpānanda:Madhudviṣa:Siddha-svarūpānanda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Siddha-svarūpānanda:Madhudviṣa:Siddha-svarūpānanda:Madhudviṣa:Siddha-svarū…
SB 7.9.30
Śāstrījī: " oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ" Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [chants verse; Prabhupāda and devotees respond. Prabhupāda queries Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters March 8
ISKCON Atlanta, ACBS/nkd L.A. 3/8/68 (?) My Satsvarupa, I have duly received your reports of Istagosti. They are very much interesting. Smt. Jadurani’s replies are very appropriate also(?). I am glad to learn that both in N.Y. and Boston the propaganda work is going on nicely. Similar reports are from Montreal. In San Francisco the kirtan is very nicely going on. I am leaving S. F. today. The...
Raj Dewan Dear Sriman Raj Dewan, I am so pleased to receive your letter dated Feb. 20th, 1969, Swami B. D. Madhava of Sri Caitanya Gaudiya Math has kindly requested you to contact me so I am so much thankful to both of you. He is my God-brother. The books mentioned by you can exactly be had from Gaudiya Math, Kali Prasad Cakravarti Lane, Bagh Bazar, Calcutta-3, India. Some of the books mentioned...
Satsvarupa My dear Satsvarupa, Please accept my blessings, and offer the same to my beloved daughter, Srimati Jadurani. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Feb. 2, 1969, as well as of Feb. 5, 1969. I plan to go to New York by the first week of April, so you can arrange your scheduled meetings on the 24th by which time I shall be ready to go to Boston.
My dear Tamala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I have received one letter from United Shipping Corporation, and the copy of the proforma invoice is as follow: 1 pce. First Class Harmonium @.00 = .00 2 pcs. First Class Mrdangas @.75 = .50 5 prs. Big Navadvipa Karatalas @
Syamasundara My dear Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 3 March, 1970, along with the “Govindam” record. The record is so nice that I am playing it at least once in a day and it is giving me transcendental pleasure with tears in my eyes. I am sure this record will be the first-class
My dear Turya dasa: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 29th January 1973 and I have examined the contents carefully. Your project for a Temple sounds all right to me, and even if you don’t get that particular building, Radha-Krsna Deities are approved for the present Temple. Of course, I want that you can work out all these kinds of details with Karandhara,...
Personal My dear Sripada Madhava Maharaja, Please accept my humble dandavats. I thank you very much for your letter dated Feb. 5th, 1975, addressed to our Hawaii temple. I started from Bombay on the 24th of January, and then via Hong Kong and Tokyo, I reached Hawaii on the 29th of January. Then, I left Hawaii for Los Angeles and Mexico. From Mexico, I went to Caracas, South American countries, Miami,...
Robert Dallas My dear Robert, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated February 18, 1976 and I have noted the contents with care. You mention that the scientists try “to simplify the problem at hand by neglecting any complex factors that may be present.
Melbourne My dear Samjata dasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 13 February, 1976 with enclosed daksina and I thank you very much. Now you must very strictly follow the orders of your spiritual master by chanting 16 rounds of japa daily and accepting the 4 restrictions; no illicit sex life, no intoxication, no gambling, and no meat-eating. In this way you will...

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