April 14

Spoken April 14
Town Hall Lecture
Prabhupāda: So Śrīman Hanumān-prasāda Gosvāmī, he has spoken something Kṛṣṇa’s representative. So naturally, question may be raised that how I became Kṛṣṇa’s representative. Kṛṣṇa appeared five thousand years ago. I am recently born, say, seventy-six years ago. How I became KṛṣṇaŚyāmasundara:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Woman guest (1):Prabhupāda:Woman guest (2):Śyāmasundara:Woman guest (2):Devotee:Prabhup…
SB 1.8.22
Prabhupāda: [leads singing of Jaya rādhā-mādhava] [04:59] [prema-dhvāṇī prayers] Thank you very much. Hare Kṛṣṇa [break] [05:56] Pradyumna: ...vate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 4.25 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 4.25 Pradyumna: Translation: “Some yogīs perfectly worship the demigods by offering different sacrifices to them, and some of them offer sacrifices in the fire of the Supreme Brahman.” Prabhupāda: There are different types of yajña, sacrifices, and the person who offers sacrifices, he is called
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...find out wine and woman. That’s all. Girirāja: [reading from Kṛṣṇa book] “While they were thus enjoying themselves...” Prabhupāda: But in America I don’t think there is such thing. Dr. Patel: Because, these nightclubs and all these things is of this type. Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa.Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Yaśomatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Pate…
Life Member House Lecture
Prabhupāda: [indistinct] this, I can keep it, no? This I can keep it, no? Devotee: [indistinct] be so loud. Prabhupāda: Alright. So Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura has sung, kīṭa janma hao yathā tuyā dāsa, bahir nā brahma janme nāhi mora āsa. Kītā janma hao yathā tuyā dāsa. Tuyā dāsa
Lecture on Science of Kṛṣṇa
Prabhupāda: [break] ...śakti, śaktimān. The Supreme Lord is śaktimān. Just like the sun and the sunshine and the sun-god, and practically they are one. From the sun-god there is... The abode of the sun-god is the sun globe, and the shining of the sun globe is also sunshine. So in one sense they are one; in other sense they are different. Just like the sunshine is reaching here, it does not mean the sun globe is reaching here. That is also explained in the Indian lady:Prabhupāda:Indian lady:Prabh…
Conversation with Devotees
Prabhupāda: “...to take the credit. And what is your credit? It is already there for millions of years. Why you are anxious to produce this? Without your help it is being produced. So why you spending our hard-earned money and cheating us? You are cheater. You should be punished. These things are already going on. For you there is no scarcity of life. Then why you are spending our tax to show your talent? What is your talent? You are simply cheating usYaśodānandana:Pr…
Morning Walk
Dr. Patel: ...saṅkalpa. Prabhupāda: When I was a child my father gave me one air(red?) gun. And then I was not more than eight years. Then, after getting one, I said, “I must have another one.” “Eh?” Then father said, “Why another one? You have got already one.Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Girirāja:Dr. Patel:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Saurabha:Viśāla:Prabhupāda:Viśāla:Prabhupāda:Viśāla:Prabhupāda:Viśāla:Prabhupāda:Viśāla:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: How can young man [indistinct] understand the aim of life? It is stated in [indistinct]. They are being educated by the [indistinct], but they do not know what is the aim of life. What kind of education? Devotee: Śrīla Prabhupāda, I was reading an examination book in Bengal when we were in that small village. And under the psychology section they have one question, Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Guest:Prabhupāda:Dev…
SB 7.12.3
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.12.3 Pradyumna: Translation: “Being called by the spiritual master, one should study the Vedic mantras regularly, and every day, before beginning his study and at the end of the study, the disciple should offer respectfully his obeisances unto the spiritual master.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters April 14
Janardana My dear Janardana, Please accept my blessings. I hope you have duly received the note sent for your grandmother. Although we have spent .00 till now for my permanent Visa, our Lawyer is not yet successful. He does not advise me to cross the borders of U.S.A. otherwise the Visa which is now extended to February 1969, will be cancelled. And I cannot return to U.S.A. It is very difficult to...
“Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Jayatho” By Air Mail Registered Post International Society for Krsna Consciousness, Inc. Twenty-Six Second Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10003 Telephone: 674-7428 Acarya: Swami A.C. Bhaktivedanta Trustees: Larry Bogart
San Francisco My dear Madhudvisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your descriptive letter dated 6th April, 1970, introducing a new chapter in the history of your country---Lord Caitanya’s Birthday ceremony publicly demonstrated. Please try to serve the foretelling of Lord Caitanya in this way, and as you write to say that 5,000 people danced without being requested,...
Tamala Krsna Paris My dear Tamala, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 6th April, 1970, and I am so glad that you are now married with Madri Dasi. Please accept my blessings both of you and be happy and preach Krishna Consciousness.
Dr. G.G. Godson Prem Versha 46 Passey Road Pattala (Punjab) Patiala My dear Dr. Godson, Please accept my blessings. Yes, you are certainly welcome to come and live with us and try to understand our philosophy. If a personality like you will join this institution, it will be a great asset. So for the present I am here in Bombay at the following address: Akash-Ganga Bldg. 7th floor; 89 Warden Road;...
Boston My dear Satsvarupa, Please accept my blessings. One of our life members here in India, and our good patron as well, has requested some back issues of BTG. So please send him as many back issues as are available, and if there are none there, then you may instruct Karandhara to do the same. Otherwise just you send some; not that both send. His name and address is as follows:
Bhavananda Calcutta My dear Bhavananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 4, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great pleasure and relief, because my special interest is in Mayapur, that we shall make it especially to glorify Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu in the best manner of programs, constructing buildings, preaching, Sankirtana, like that. Now...
Hasyapriya Los Angeles My dear Hasyapriya das, Please accept my blessings. I have received one telephone call from Srutakirti who is presently with our Ambarisa das in Boston. They are attempting to open a beautiful Hare Krishna Restaurant there and they say it is a good place. Ambarisa is prepared to make substantial investment to do this and the problem is that they require some householders to...

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