March 27

Spoken March 27
Morning Walk at Stow Lake
Prabhupāda: Chant. Devotee [1] [girl] [sings]: Śrīvāsādi-gaura-bhakta-vṛnda. Prabhupāda: Yes. You learn this song. " śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu nityānanda śrī-advaita gadādhara śrīvāsādi-gaura-bhakta-vṛnda" Chant this when dancing. " śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu nityānanda[I offer my obeisances to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya, Prabhu Nityānanda, Śrī Advaita, Gadādhara, Śrīvāsa and all others in the line of devotion.]Syamasundara:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee [2] [boy]:Prabhu…
Śrī Rāma-Navamī
[kīrtana] Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] " rāmādi mūrtiṣu kalā-niyamena tiṣṭhan nānāvatāram akarod bhuvaneṣu kintu kṛṣṇaḥ svayaṁ samabhavat paramaḥ pumān yo govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi [Bs. 5.39]
Bg 7.10 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 7.10 Śyāmasundara: Morning, March 27th, 1972, morning lecture, Juhu. Prabhupāda: " ...bhūtānāṁ viddhi pārtha sanātanam buddhir buddhimatām asmi tejas tejasvinām aham [Bg. 7.10]" Now Kṛṣṇa says, bījaṁ māṁ sarva-bhūtānāṁ. Bījaṁ means seed.
Lecture [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: ...ignorance, this is ignorance. Therefore jñāna and vairāgya is stressed here. So Caitanya Mahāprabhu, Śrī Kṛṣṇa.... Śrī Kṛṣṇa, our original father, ahaṁ bīja-pradaḥ pita [Bg. 14.4], He is not very happy to see that we are struggling very hard within this material world for sense gratification. Only our objective is sense gratification. Therefore He comes out of compassion:
Bg 4.7 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 4.7 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] " yadā yadā hi dharmasya glānir bhavati bhārata abhyutthānam adharmasyaPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Dr. Patel: ...first thing they did was the tower. Prabhupāda: Why they could not make otherwise? Why like a bird? Indian man (1): God only knows. Dr. Patel: Kṛṣṇa knows. Prabhupāda: Kṛṣṇa knows. He has imitated Kṛṣṇa’s plan. Kṛṣṇa has made so many birds. So you cannot make any other size. That is the version of the Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:P…
Roof Conversation
Prabhupāda: So in the beginning, before the creation, God is existing; and after the creation, when the creation is annihilated, He will be existing. This is called transcendental position. Pañcadraviḍa: Purport: The position of the Lord is always transcendental, because the causal and effectual energies required for the creationPrabhupāda:Bhava-bhūti:Prabhupāda:Bhava-bhūti:Prabhupāda:Bhava-bhūti:Prabhupāda:Bhava-bhūti:Prabhupāda:Bhava-bhūti:Prabhupāda:Bhava-bhūti:Prabhupāda:…
Cc. Ādi 1.3
Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " yad advaitaṁ brahmopaniṣadi tad apy asya tanu-bhā ya ātmāntaryāmī puruṣa iti so asya aṁśa-vibhavaḥPrabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Conversation with the GBC
Ātreya Ṛṣi: ...has done, and what everyone likes to do. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Yeah. Prabhupāda: That’s all right. Ātreya Ṛṣi: And then we will decide. Jayatīrtha: That’s nice. That’s nice. So I can go on and read these...? Prabhupāda: Yes. Jayatīrtha: I hope this isn’t, er... Anyway, this is discussing the responsibilities of the GBC men in their zones. So wePrabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tam…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: [indistinct] So if you combine together and go to any scientist, you challenge and prove scientifically. And still he sees it mistake. You do not know what is life’s position, but we shall. Life is different. Yayedaṁ dhāryate jagat [Bg. 7.5]. Without life, this matter has no value. This room is well decorated, well furnished. Why? Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūp…
Room Conversation
Hari-śauri: Once this scientific basis is established, then everybody will be finished. Prabhupāda: It is very easy. There is a superior element---life. On account of that superior element, the inferior element has got meaning. Otherwise it has no meaning. Hari-śauri: No one serves a dead body. Push it in the ground and let it rot.Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Pra…
Room Conversation with Ratan Singh Rajda (Member of Parliament)
Girirāja: I told him that you had agreed to wait to meet him. He said, “This is wonderful. I have been pining for his darśana.” Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: This guy? Girirāja: He said, “Now we must have rāma-rājya.” He said, “That is why I must meet your Guru Mahārāja before I go back to Delhi tomorrow.Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Girirāja:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Girirāja:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Mr. Rajda:G…
Room Conversation
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: If these men will give a little bit of aural reception, then they can get their misgivings, misunderstandings, cleared away by speaking with you. But they will have to be ready to hear submissively, and they have to be intelligent. Before I ever came to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, I would have always understood that religion meant sectarian. That is a common idea. Someone sees a Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:…
Letters March 27
Pujyapada Kesava Maharaja [It is an extract from a 1949 letter of Srila Prabhupada. The original letter was in Bengali, and was reprinted, along with this translation, in the summer 2001 edition of Rays of the Harmonist, a magazine published by followers of HH Narayana Maharaja.
Hayagriva My dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of March 21, 1969, and have noted the contents carefully. Yes, you can begin negotiations and as soon as I shall go there, we shall see and if possible we shall purchase the property.
Bank of Baroda Bank of Baroda Delhi Dear Sir: Re: My S.B. Account No. 1452 with you. I shall thank you to close my above Savings Bank Account with you and transfer the entire balance with interest to your Reclamation Branch for the credit of my Savings Bank Account No. 4966 with them. The relative passbook is enclosed herewith.
Toronto My dear Jagadisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated February 15, 1972 and March 11, 1972 and I have noted the contents. I am so glad to hear how you are expanding the book distribution program so rapidly. The more this literature is read and distributed, the more the world will be filled with auspicity. Please continue this program with ever-increasing...
Dear Mukunda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of 21 March and I have examined the contents. That the standard of Krsna Consciousness deteriorated while you were away two weeks, and three brahmacaris have left Bhaktivedanta Manor is not good. But neither do I think your proposals are very good for organizing a strong center by stopping Revatinandana Swami

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