April 13

Spoken April 13
SB 11.3.21
[bhajana] [japa] [prema-dhvani for initiation] [break] Prabhupāda: Who is playing harmonium? Somebody is playing? No? Bali-mardana: Ṛṣi, Ṛṣi Kumāra. Devotee: Ṛṣi Kumāra. Prabhupāda: Begin. [kīrtana, prema-dhvani] Hare Kṛṣṇa. Hm? " tasmād guruṁ prapadyeta jijñāsuḥ śreya uttamam
Arrival Lecture
Prabhupāda: [leads singing of Jaya rādhā-mādhava] [prema-dvani prayers] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [break] [06:12] Prabhupāda: So I am very glad to see you again. And especially to see Śrīman Rādhā-Mādhava, Gaura-Nitāi is being worshiped nicely. Thank you very much.Devotees:
SB 1.8.21
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.8.21 Pradyumna: Translation: “Let me therefore offer my respectful obeisances unto the Lord, who has become the son of Vasudeva, the pleasure of Devakī, the boy of Nanda and the other cowherd men of Vṛndāvana, and the enlivener of the cows and senses.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 4.24 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 4.24 Pradyumna: Because of his full contribution to spiritual activities in which the consummation is absolute and that which is offered is of the same spiritual nature. Prabhupāda: " brahmārpaṇaṁ brahma havir brahmāgnau brahmaṇā hutam brahmaiva tena gantavyaṁ
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...all the leaders. " piśācī paile yena mati-cchana haya māyār grasta jīvera se dāsa upajaya [Prema-vivarta]" [break] ...must have undergone severe austerities and penances and developed his spiritual consciousness. Then he can be priest. Not any man with a sacred thread and Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Pra…
SB 5.5.2
Prabhupāda: " ...mahat-sevāṁ dvāram āhur vimuktes tamo-dvāraṁ yoṣitāṁ saṅgi-saṅgam []" For two days we have explained mahat-sevāṁ dvāram āhur vimukteḥ. People have forgotten at the present moment what is the meaning of mukti. They do not know practically. Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Acyutānanda:Prabhupāda:Pañcadrav…
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: We have already constructed for our residential quarters. That is already there, very big. Such a big building is not there in that district. Indian man (1): [Hindi] Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: Actually, Prabhupāda is doing everything. We are simply like puppets. He tells us what to do. Transcendental management.Indian man (2):Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Indian man (2):Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:…
SB 7.12.2
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.12.2 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [chants verse; devotees respond] Also there is reading samāhitaḥ. Japan brahma samāhitaḥ or japan brahma sanātanam?Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Now you have to do so many things. [laughs] Again, another burden. You have to do all these things. So how your preaching? Girirāja: Very good. Haridāsa had gone to Poona, and in two days he made four Life Members, and he was getting a chance to meet some big people, so he asked me to come. It was very nice. I met one young man, thirty years old. HePrabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Pr…
Letters April 13
Allston, MA My dear Jadurani, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter post-dated April 11, and this is the first time I received your letter finished in three lines, so I can understand that you have been depressed by receiving my last letter. The idea is that there is a story,
Yadunandana Allston, MA My dear Yadunandana, Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to receive your letter, and I am very happy to learn that you are all coming to N.Y. to meet me on the 17th. We are starting at 9:00 a.m., and will reach there 4:45 p.m., N.Y. time. Regarding your questions, how material things dissolve, I may give you one example: Material manifestation is temporary, as it...
My dear Pradyumna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 9, 1969, and I have noted the contents with pleasure. I am instructing Tamala Krishna in Los Angeles to allow Jaya Gopala come to join you immediately, so I think this will be of great help to your work there. I was in San Francisco and there were three meetings there in the University campuses,...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia My dear Bali-mardana, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 3rd March, 1971 and have noted the contents. I have received one letter from Air India and they are prepared to give the tickets for going to Sydney. But your assistant in Sydney writes that he cannot spare the money for other passengers. So I am prepared to go alone. But you are not...
Dinesh Candra, Krsna Devi Boston My dear Dinesh Candra and Krsna Devi, Please accept my blessings. Last time I heard from you, you wanted to go to Jerusalem to start one center there and I agreed. Almost everything was settled up. What happened next? I thought that you had already gone. Presently I am making plans for going to Australia, Malaysia, and Russia also and I was planning to go to Jerusalem...
Mukunda London My dear Mukunda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters, one undated and one dated 24th March, 1971, respectively, and have noted the contents. It is very much encouraging to hear that the incense business is beginning to flourish and by that program you are paying off your debts. So continue it vigorously and recooperate your financial position.
Tulsi, Bhakta dasa, Pat, Sandy, Bill, Geoffrey, Terry San Diego My dear Tulsi das, Bhakta das, Pat, Sandy, Bill, Geoffrey, and Terry Prabhus, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your kind letters dated 1st March, 1971 requesting that I visit San Diego temple upon my return to U.S.A. Thank you for your invitation. When I go to L.A. next time, I will be sure to visit San Diego...
Vrindaban Candra Philadelphia My dear Vrindaban Candra, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 18th February, 1971 and have noted the contents. You write to say that this Hare Krishna Movement is perfect in all respects. Thank you very much. And it is a fact that
Bali-mardana Brooklyn Dear Bali Mardan, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge your letter of April 29, 1974 with copy of the ,000 check. I have also received a telegram from you today reading “Money traced to Central Bank of India Madurai 1 Tamil Nadu South PO Box 8 Second cable sent to transfer funds to Bombay Gowali Branch
Calcutta Dear Gargamuni Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of April 4, 1974, and I have noted the contents. I am glad to hear that the Calcutta temple is progressing nicely under your direction, that devotees are going out daily distributing books and collecting. As far as my meeting with the indutrialist G.D. Kothari and others to discuss building...
Calcutta Dear Vrindaban, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter in Bengal dated April 9, 1974 and beg to inform you we are still prepared to purchase the house at 72 Mahatma Gandhi Road, according to the terms already given. If the sellers are prepared to sell the house on the same terms we are ready. That is, Rs three lakhs, or Rs 60,000 for each of the five parties. There...
Karandhara Los Angeles My dear Karandhara das, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 30, 1976 and I have noted the contents with care. Concerning your going to South America to assist there, if you like there is no need to go immediately. First you can complete the exhibit there in Los Angeles. There is no need to go immediately.
Smt. & Sri Sadajiwatlal Chandulal Bahl Bombay My dear Smt. and Sri Sadajiwatlal Chandulal Bahl, Please accept my blessings to you and your family. I received your kind invitation to attend your daughter’s wedding and I thank you. As you know we are constructing the Hare Krishna Land project in Juhu Beach and we trust that you and your family members will take advantage of the facilities for generations...
Vrindaban Chandra De Sriman Vrindaban Chandra De, Vrinda Book Co., 30/1B, College Row, Calcutta-700-009, W. Bengal Hare Krishna Land, Juhu Road, Juhu, Bombay 400-054 My dear Vrindaban, Please accept my blessings. With further reference to my letter dated 7/4/76, I beg to enclose herewith a

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