April 4

Spoken April 4
Bg 4.15 Lecture
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " evaṁ jñātvā kṛtaṁ karma pūrvair api mumukṣubhiḥ kuru karmaiva tasmāt tvaṁ pūrvaiḥ pūrvataraṁ kṛtam [Bg. 4.15]" [break] [01:11] Translation: “All the liberated souls in ancient times acted with this understanding and so attained liberation. Therefore, as the ancients, you should perform your duty in this divine consciousness.Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: You get credit just by cramming. Girirāja: " arjuna uvāca mad anugrahāya paramaṁ guhyam adhyātma-samjñitam" Prabhupāda: Ah, read it. Girirāja: " yat tvayoktaṁ vacas tena moho ‘yaṁ vigato mama [Bg. 11.1]" “Arjuna said: I have heard Your instruction on confidential spiritual matters, which You have so kindly delivered unto me, and my illusion is now dispelled.Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Pra…
Cc. Ādi 1.11
Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " yasyāṁśāṁśāṁśaḥ parātmākhilānāṁ poṣṭā viṣṇur bhāti dugdhābdhi-śāyīPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk [World War III]
Rūpānuga: [indistinct] Intoxication. Prabhupāda: Hmm? These are all. Rūpānuga: Technology. Prabhupāda: Yes. Rūpānuga: So many gadgets to... Prabhupāda: Anthropomorphis... What is called? Anthropology. Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: University of Avidyā. Prabhupāda: Yes. [chuckles] Right you are. Avidyāra bhore. Kota nidrā jāo māyā avidyāra bhore.Pañcadraviḍa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Devotees:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Still, due to Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement, Ramakishna Mission is no more very important. [break] What is that? [break] This morning also. Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: Yes. Prabhupāda: Yes. Nalinī-kānta: You said that we’ve been spending so many lifetimes suffering the birth, death, disease and old age, why not just give this one lifetime, following these principles, these four principles, and then become immortal?Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Nalinī-kānta:Prabhupāda:Nalinī-kānta:Prabhupāda:N…
Initiation Talk [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: ...that we [indistinct] accepted devotees from any part of the world. Kirāta-hūṇāndhra-pulinda-pulkaśā ābhīra-śumbhā yavanāḥ khasādayaḥ [SB 2.4.18]. Just immediately we initiated a devotee, Bhṛgu Muni dāsa. He is from Iran. So Caitanya MahāprabhuDevotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: All of them are South African? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: No, actually, he’s from South Africa and he’s from South Africa. These two devotees are going down for the first time, and Jagat-guru was preaching there once before. Prabhupāda: So they will get visa? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: They don’t require visa except for Jagat-guru. HePrabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Jagat-guru:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa …
SB 7.9.49
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.49 Śāstrījī: [chants slokas] Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, 7.9.49. [chants verse; Prabhupāda and devotees respond] [break] " naite guṇā na guṇino mahad-ādayo ye Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters April 4
Dr. Balwant Singh General Secretary, Mahatma Gandhi Organization P.O. Box 784 Georgetown GUYANA My dear Dr. Singh, Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 23d March, 1971 and have noted the contents. I am so pleased that you have taken my two young disciples, Vaikunthanatha and Saradia, from Trinidad for preaching work. It is so kind of you that you are appreciating...
Montreal My dear Gopala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 9th February, 1971 and have noted the contents. So far as your working engagement is concerned, certainly you are not a karmi. Any person whose constant occupation is Krishna Consciousness, he is not a karmi; he is a devotee in all circumstances. So you should accept the best source of monetary...
Nayanabhirama Philadelphia My dear Nayana Bhirama, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 28th February and 17th March, 1971 respectively and have noted the contents carefully. Also I have received the two articles enclosed and I am so glad that they were well received by respectable persons. They are fine publicity for our society.
Georgetown, Guyana My dear Vaikunthanatha and Saradia, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your very encouraging letter dated 21st March, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad and proud of you that you two young boy and girl have gone to Trinidad to preach the mission of Lord Caitanya and you have impressed the public so nicely by your preaching work. May...
Visnujana Austin, Texas My dear Son, Visnujana Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 25th March, 1971 and have noted the contents. Because I have been very busy with the movement which is going on here, I haven
Bhavananda My dear Bhavananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 27, 1972, and with great sorrow I have noted the contents. I had also very much affection for Amrtananda, but if, as you report, there was some connection with Krishna at the last moment, then we have not to doubt that he will get good opportunity to advance further in Krishna Consciousness,...
Rupanuga My dear Rupanuga, Please accept my blessings. I am in due reciept of your letter dated March 30, 1972 and the contents have greatly surprised me. I had no intimation that you all GBC members have met and decided such big big issues without consulting me. So I have issued one letter in this regard to all of you and you may take note that I consider that both the meeting and the resolution...
Tehran Dear Atreya Rsi, Please accept my blessings. Very suddenly Tamala Krsna Goswami underwent treatment for a surgical operation for a hernia. Now he is completely invalid and cannot move. It will take two weeks more to recover, and then he desires to go to the U.S.A. for preaching work, and retire from the GBC.
Dear Tejyas, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of March 27th with check book and statement. In your footnote you have given discouraging information the land in Kalkaji. The best thing is if you three, Saurabha, Gurudasa and yourself jointly inspect the land and see if you can utilize it for our purpose. We can use any land, but if you think it will be very, very difficult...

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