April 2

Spoken April 2
Lecture
Prabhupāda: ...consciousness movement was started five hundred years before by Lord Caitanya. This is not a new movement. Practically, it is as old as the creation of this world, but as things change in course of time, so it required rejuvenation. So this movement was rejuvenated five hundred years ago. Before that, Lord Kṛṣṇa
Lecture [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: So if one becomes a Vaiṣṇava under the principles of Caitanya Mahāprabhu, he can be lifted at once from any abominable condition, śvapacaṁ variṣṭham [SB 7.9.10]. Just like śvapacam, the dog-eater, he becomes variṣṭham, better than a brāhmaṇa.
Hari Hari Biphale
Prabhupāda: " hari hari! bifale janama goṅāinu manuṣya-janama pāiyā, rādhā-kṛṣṇa nā bhajiyā, jāniyā śuniyā biṣa khāinu" [O Lord Hari, I have wasted my life. Although I have taken this rare human birth, I have not served Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa, and thus I have knowingly drunk poison.] " golokera prema-dhana, hari-nāma-saṅkīrtana, rati nā janmilo kene tāy saṁsāra-biṣānale, dibā-niśi hiyā jwale,[The treasure of divine love in Goloka Vṛndāvana has descended as the congregational chanting of Lord H…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: That’s a fact. Today the superior training and intelligence. No so-called gentleman will hear. [indistinct] attention continually. Nobody will hear. They come and hear, they go on. But they were hearing very seriously. Was it not? Śyāmasundara: Yes. Prabhupāda: Questions were intelligent. So all these frustrated boys and girls in the Western world, they are all good candidate. You have to organize to give them; they are searching after.Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupād…
Bg 4.13 Lecture
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " cātur-varṇyaṁ mayā sṛṣṭaṁ guṇa-karma-vibhāgaśaḥ tasya kartāram api māṁ viddhy akartāram avyayam [Bg. 4.13]" [break] [01:40] Translation: “According to the three modes of material nature and the work ascribed to them, the four divisions of human society were created by Me. And although I am the creator of this system, you should know that I am yet the non-doer, being unchangeable.Prabhupāda:Devotees:…
Morning Walk
Chandobhai: " idaṁ tu te guhyatamaṁ pravakṣyāmy anasūyave jñānaṁ vijñāna-sahitaṁ yaj jñātvā mokṣyase ‘śubhāt [Bg. 9.1]" Prabhupāda: Yes, the first qualification is anasūyave. Dr. Patel: Anasūyave, one who is not [indistinct] against God. Prabhupāda: No. One who is not envious. A person generallyDr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Chandobhai:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr…
Cc. Ādi 1.9
Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " māyā-bhartājāṇḍa-saṅghāśrayāṅgaḥ śete sākṣāt kāraṇāmbhodhi-madhye Prabhupāda:Trivikrama:Jagadīśa:Rūpānuga:Prabhupāda:Rūpānuga:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Rūpānuga:Prabhupāda:Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Pañcadraviḍa: ...take the chemicals and combine them together in a test tube so that a soul can enter into that and... Prabhupāda: God is your not father’s servant, that He will arrange to bring the soul. You are God’s servant. Pañcadraviḍa: So you’re... Cannot be done, then?Prabhupāda:Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Pañcadrav…
Morning Walk in the Vṛndāvana Municipal Park [partially recorded]
Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: [Announces] Śrīla Prabhupāda is walking in the Vṛndāvana Municipal Park this morning. He drove here by car in his Mercedes. Now he’s taking walk here. Prabhupāda: Car? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: Yes, car is locked, and the driver of the other car is watching it. [break] Prabhupāda: ...Tripurāri:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tripurāri:Prabhupāda:Tripurāri:Prabhupāda:Ādi-keśava:Prabhupāda:Pañca-draviḍa:Tripurāri:Pañca-draviḍa:Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Pra…
SB 7.9.47
Śāstrījī: [chants slokas, devotees repeat] Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [chants verse; Prabhupāda and devotees respond] [break] " rūpe ime sad-asatī tava veda-sṛṣṭe bījāṅkurāv iva na cānyad arūpakasyaPuṣṭa-Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: So your answer to his question, “Do you consider the message of Jesus Christ to be universal?” You say yes. Prabhupāda: Yes. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Because he says, “Thou shalt not kill.” Prabhupāda: Yes. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: But none of them are following. Prabhupāda: No, all bogus. And going on in the name of Christian.Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Bhavānanda:…
Letters April 2
New York My dear Rayarama, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated March 28, 1968, and I thank you very much for it. I am pleased to hear that you are devoting yourself to the work on Back To Godhead, and it is all right by me if you discontinue the articles on Haridasa Thakura by Professor Sannyal. I know it is difficult to read because it is so presented in a scholarly...
Brahmananda Boston My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 27th March, 1970, and have noted the contents. In the meantime, I have received your letter dated 30th March, 1970, along with the two checks for
St. Louis My dear Vamanadeva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 29th March, 1970. The newspaper portion is very encouraging. They have devoted so much space for describing ourselves. Although there are a few misquotations, never mind, it is a good publicity.
Hamburg My dear Mandali Bhadra, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 12, 1972, and I am very much pleased to hear that your German BTG distribution has gone up to 50,000 last issue, and I very much approve of your ideas for improving it more and more. In the editorial section which you plan to have for the beginning, the point should be stressing on...
Vrindaban My dear Citsukhananda das, Please accept my blessings. The proposed farm project in nothern California is approved by me. Such projects as well as constructing temples, protecting cows, gathering milk, then making ghee, then opening Hare Krishna Restaurants are all good programs for grhasthas.
My dear Niranjana das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 16th March, 1976 and I have noted the contents with care. Concerning your translating into Hindi, you had translated some small books into Hindi, where are they? Please send them to Bombay address. Also, you can write small articles for the Hindi magazine here,
Gainesville My dear Amarendra, Please accept my blessings. You may be knowing that we have formed one party of scientists under the leadership of Sriman Svarupa Damodara prabhu. Also we have formed the Bhaktivedanta Institute for organizing scientific presentations of Krishna Consciousness. This party is our most important preaching arm with which we will be able to destroy the bogus speculation...
My dear Dravida das, Please accept my blessings. You may be knowing that we have formed one party of scientists under the leadership of Sriman Svarupa Damodara prabhu. Also we have formed the Bhaktivedanta Institute for organizing scientific presentations of Krishna Consciousness. This party is our most important preaching arm with which we will be able to destroy the bogus speculation and cheating...
Los Angeles My dear Rameswar, Please accept my blessings. Now we are forming scientists party and we shall try with their help to establish Krishna consciousness as the genuine scientific movement of the world exposing the so-called scientists as nothing but speculators. Svarupa Damodara has received very good response here in India from the scientific community and there is good hope that many...

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