March 23

Spoken March 23
Jagannātha Deities Installation, SB 1.2.13-14
Prabhupāda: Without devotion, simply we go on hearing for millions of years, oh, that will not also not earn[?]. It is here... Bhaktyā śruta-gṛhītayā. This is the process of understanding absolute knowledge. Please note these points, what are the process. First thing is that one must be faithful. Second thing is that he must be thoughtful. The third thing is that he must have knowledge. What is that knowledge? Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (3):Prabhupāda:Gu…
Morning Walk at Stow Lake
Devotee [1] [girl]: March 23rd, Stow Lake, walk with Swamiji. Prabhupāda: First thing is that calculation of Candra, moon planet, there are different views. Different scientists, they have different views. It is not a standard. They have not agreed to the... Somebody says something, somebody says another thing. Speculation. ThatŚarādīyā:Prabhupāda:Mālatī:Prabhupāda:Mālatī:Prabhupāda:Mālatī:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Mālatī:Prabhupāda:Mālatī:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):P…
Lecture
Prabhupāda: So the first question is, “What is the practice you preach?” Yes. We are preaching the original practice. Practice means which is practically done. And sometimes things are impractical when they are unnatural, and natural things can be practiced very easily. So our preaching is to reinstate the living soul to his original condition. The original condition of living being is part and parcel of the Supreme Lord. As such, the part and parcel is meant for rendering service to the whole. …
Bg 4.3 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 4.3 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " sa evāyaṁ mayā te ‘dya yogaḥ proktaḥ purātanaḥ bhakto ‘si me sakhā ceti rahasyaṁ hy etad uttamam [Bg. 4.3]" [break] [01:37]Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: The point is that these daityas are elected by the daityas. Dr. Patel: Now, sometimes even they were liked, the daityas. When they have the samudra-mathana, even the devas went to the daityas to help them. So it is... I mean, that is not so. We have to take the help of Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Trivikrama:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Indian man (2):Dr. Patel:Indian man (2):Dr. Patel:Prabh…
Arrival Talk in Room
Prabhupāda: ...offering his blessings upon you. You are fulfilling his mission. He wanted that European, American should come here. It is all Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura’s blessing. Hare Kṛṣṇa. So there is no scarcity of space for keeping all the devotees? Bhavānanda:Prabhupāda:Bhavānanda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Ātreya …
SB 1.2.8 [Hindi]
[final proofreading pending] Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " dharmaḥ svanuṣṭhitaḥ puṁsāṁ viṣvaksena-kathāsu yaḥPrabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupada:Prabhupada:Devotees:Devotee:Prabhupada:Devotee:Prabhupada:
SB 7.9.43
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.43 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.Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 2.3.18-19
Prabhupāda: ...Bhavānanda Swami, to recite two or three verses from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, which is the theme of our Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. Read it. The verse begins with taravaḥ kiṁ na jīvanti. Read that verse. Bhavānanda: " taravaḥ kiṁ na jīvantiPrabhupāda:Girirāja:Lokanātha:Girirāja:Lady:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (3):Prabhupāda:Guest (4):Prabhupāda:Guest (5):Prabhupāda:Guest (6):Prabhupāda:Guest (7):Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Bhavānanda:Prabh…
Letters March 23
Pradyumna Allston, MA My dear Pradyumna, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated March 20, 1968, regarding your illness. So long we have got this material body, the miseries will be coming and going, simply we have to tolerate them and try to make advancement in Krishna Consciousness as best we can. I am forwarding your letter to Brahmananda for taking care of your hospital...
Rayarama My dear Rayarama, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated March 20, 1968, and I thank you for it very much. I am happy to hear you have finished Teachings of Lord Caitanya, and it is all turning out very encouraging. Brahmananda has done nicely both the Gita and TLC, now he has to make sales organization and that credit is awaiting him.
United Shipping Corporation United Shipping Corporation 14/2, Old China Bazar Street Room No. 18, Calcutta 1. Dear Sirs, In reference to your letter No. F-38/I-138, dated March 18, 1968, addressed to my New York office, I beg to send you herewith four copies of invoices, as requested by you, with certificate of statement that previously I did not import any books against Rs 33,705/86.
My dear Dayala Nitai, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your very nice letter of March 19th, and I can understand how you are feeling. Yes, you must fix up in your mind to spread this message to the French population with our BTG and other books, that is my request. I thank you for sending me the second copy of BTG French edition. So now my only request to you, and especially both...
My dear Himavati, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your nice long letter of March 17, 1969, and I thank you very much for it. Your feelings of appreciation are too much kind, and I can see you are making good advancement with your humble attitude of service to the Lord and His devotees. This is very nice. Yes that is the way
Sriman Hayagriva Das Adhikary New Vrndavana RD3, Moundsville, WV 26041, U.S.A. Akash-Ganga, 89, Warden Road; Bombay-26; India My Dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Shamadasi and your brave son Samba. I was very glad to hear from you and the news that you have expanded our New Vrndavana scheme by purchasing the land on the opposite ridge is most encouraging....
Jananivasa My dear Jananivasa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 19th February, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to note how things are steadily improving there in Columbus center, with new devotees coming, and that you are to acquire a new temple in the busiest quarter of town. That is very encouraging. Maitahili Devi is coming...
Giriraja Calcutta My dear Giriraja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of March 13, 1972, and I am very glad to inform you that today we have laid down the cornerstone for our Bombay Center here in Juhu, and the ceremony was very wonderful with many important people attending. I am very much glad that you are doing so nicely in Calcutta by making many Life Members...
Niranjana Varanasi My dear Niranjana: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 12th of March and I have examined the contents with care. I think because I am travelling so much there is some problem in your letters reaching me. But now I want to leave so much travelling up to my able disciples and finish my translating work. So in a few days I am going to...
Batu Gopala Cleveland Dear Batua Gopala, Please accept my blessings. I have accepted the devotees recommended by you for first initiations, and their spiritual names are as follows. Dan McGready---Divyanga dasa Michelle---Maharajani devi dasi Paula
New Vrindaban Dear Kirtanananda Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I have received from you the name of one devotee recommended for second initiation, namely Anadih das Brahmacari. So I am enclosing sacred thread and gayatri mantra. Have him hear the tape of me chanting the mantra through his right ear. Give him all good instruction and incorporate him into the New Vrindaban scheme according to...
Mukunda Bhaktivedanta Manor Dear Mukunda, Please accept my blessings. Enclosed please find a recent letter which was mailed and addressed to me, by Sarva Suhrit. By this letter he has put into writing his criminal intentions. I think you know him also, and there is no telling what he may actually attempt to do. Therefore I want you to go to the proper Scotland Yard investigators and present the...

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