Spoken March 31
SB 7.6.9-17
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.9–17 Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] It is not working? Devotee: The extension cord. [pause] Prabhupāda: " ko gṛheṣu pumān saktam ātmānam ajitendriyaḥ sneha-pāśair dṛḍhair baddham utsaheta vimocitum [SB 7.6.9]" Now, Prahlāda Mahārāja is describing how Kṛṣṇa consciousness can be practiced. His proposition is to his friends, young friends, that Kṛṣṇa conscious should be practiced from very childhood. And he has explained very nicely that as we grow, most…
Pandal Lecture
Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your participating in this meeting, Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. This Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is very much authorized. It is nothing like concocted mental speculation. It is authorized on the basis of Vedic knowledge, specifically, directly from the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Kṛṣṇa, five thousand years ago when there was no history of other religion. In the modern age, any r…
Bg 4.11 Lecture
Prabhupāda: [Chanting jaya rādhā-mādhava] [break] [01:02] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] " ye yathā māṁ prapadyante tāṁs tathaiva bhajāmy ahamPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ... your attachment. And that is also stated in the Fourth..., vīta-rāga-bhaya... [Bg. 2.56] Man-mayā mad-āśrayaḥ... Mr. Sar: Samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]. Prabhupāda: So this is the process. If you want to know God---Kṛṣṇa means GodDr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Mr. Sar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Sar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Sar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Sar:Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (2):Prabhupāda:Mr. Sar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Sar:Indian m…
Cc. Ādi 1.7
Nitāi: “May Śrī Nityānanda Rāma be the object of my constant remembrance. Saṅkarṣaṇa, Śeṣa Nāga and the Viṣṇus who lie on the Kāraṇa Ocean, the Garbha Ocean and ocean of milk are His plenary portions and the portions of His plenary portions.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Conversation with Devotees
Acyutānanda: ...stuff His ears up when anyone would refer to Him as God. He wants to be known as a devotee. But we worship Him as God, in the same line as Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa. Prabhupāda: Hm. Acyutānanda: So how do we understand that? Prabhupāda: Hmm? Acyutānanda: That Lord Caitanya doesnPrabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Pra…
SB 7.5.23-24
Prabhupāda: So our Kṛṣṇa-Balarāma temple is known as angrezi temple. It is full with angrezi. [pause] Prabhupāda: " śravaṇaṁ kīrtanaṁ viṣṇoḥ smaraṇaṁ pāda-sevanam arcanaṁ vandanaṁ dāsyaṁ sakhyam ātma-nivedanam" " iti puṁsārpitā viṣṇauDevotees:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: ...Bengal is little educated. In the Bengali, it is called rural relationship. Lokanātha: Prasādam distribution could be very successful. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: So Śrīla Prabhupāda, generally visitors will not come up here, right? Because now that Girirāja is here, if you can explain to him what, you know, the policy as it should bePrabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Dr. Sharma:Prabhupāda:Dr. Sharma:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Prab…
Room Conversation [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: ...and bangle, and tink-tink-tink. Then he took away another bangle, again tink-tink-tink. Another bangle, again tink-tink-tink. When there was only one, there was no tink-tink-tink. Hari-śauri: Right. Prabhupāda: So remain always one and read books. Then there will be no noise. And as soon as you become two, Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:
Room Conversation with Scientists, Svarūpa Dāmodara and Dr. Sharma
Prabhupāda: Here Jagannātha Svāmī is the same. So it is desired that the Svāmī should be in a very nicer place, that there is no deridation of the Svāmī, the exaltation of the Svāmī. So therefore the rascal does not know what is analogy. Analogy does not mean dissimilar.Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:…
Letters March 31
Brijratanji Bombay My dear Brijratanji, Kindly accept my greetings. I hope you are quite well in all respects by the Grace of the Lord. I beg to inform you that an international congress for cultivating Human Spirit is going to be held in Japan in the month of May 1961 and you will be glad to know that the Japanese organizers have invited me to attend the congress. They have already taken from...
Sri M.M. Malhotra Ministry of Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs. Government of India New Delhi. Dear Sri Malhotra, Thank you for your D.O.No.25(16)/61-r-II dated the 27th instant with enclosure. I have now come to Delhi and staying at the above camp address for expediting the matter and therefore further correspondence maybe made to my above camp address.
Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd Deputy Manager, The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. Scindia House, Dougall Road ballard estate, Bombay-1. Dear Sir, Kindly refer to your letter No. OPD/FREE/369 dated 30/12/58 and I beg to inform you that you agreed to give me 50% concession from India to U.S.A. and I had to postpone my journey for not being able to pay you even 50% charges. I am a Sannyasi...
Rameswar Dayalaji Birla Sri Rameswar Dayalaji Birla Birla House Mt. Pleasant Road Bombay-6 My dear Rameswar Dayalaji Birla, Please accept my greetings. With reference to my interview with you yesterday evening, I beg to inform you that my attempt to exhibit the Krishna Consciousness Movement to the Bombay public is still going on at the Cross Maidan, and it has become very successful. Similar...
My dear Karandhara: Please accept my blessings and I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 22nd March. There is no need of adding further Deities. Once installed it cannot be changed. Do not make it childish, too much addition of Deities will encumber us. At first, either Panca Tattva or Gaura-Nitai Deities may be installed, taking care that there is sufficient space. There is no need...
Edward New York My dear Edward, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 31-1-76 which has only now reached me here in Bombay. It is difficult to send things through the mail, so better if you go to our New York temple for getting prasadam. Krishna is absolute so prasadam offered in our temple in New York is as good and the same as the prasadam from here. I...
Lilavati Bhaktivedanta Manor My dear Lilavati, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated December 3, 1976, along with the enclosed manuscript. Your letter has taken a very long time to reach me. Our literature is not sentimental stories. It is meant to be understood by the intelligent class of men. Children and those with child-like mentalities will do better to chant...

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