April 26

Spoken April 26
Lecture Engagement and Prasāda Distribution
Prabhupāda: This age is called, according to the Vedic language, Kali. Kali-yuga means the age of disagreement and dissension. So in the Vedas it is recommended that kṛte yad dhyāyato viṣṇu [SB 12.3.52]. In the Golden AgeGuest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (3):Prabhupāda:Guest (3):Prabhupāda:Guest (4):Prabhupāda:Gue…
SB 2.9.7
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] " ..āsthāya vimṛśya tad-dhitaṁ tapasy upādiṣṭa ivādadhe manaḥ []" Prabhupāda: Now, chant. Recite. [devotees chant verse] " niśamya tad-vaktṛ-didṛkṣayā diśo vilokya tatrānyad apaśyamānaḥ svadhiṣṇyam āsthāya vimṛśya tad-dhitaṁPrabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Devotee:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Devotee: [introducing recording] Prabhupāda’s morning walk. Los Angeles, April 26, 1973. Prabhupāda: ... animals not willing to die. Why? What is the psychology? Nobody wants to die. Svarūpa Dāmodara: They will ask, “How do I know that animals do not want to die?Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Lady Passerby:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabh…
SB 1.8.34
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.8.34 [japa] Devotees: Jaya Śrīla Prabhupāda! [curtains open, greeting Deities; Govindam playing] [break] [01:13] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat]Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:…
Interview with Minister
Prabhupāda: They spend so much money for spreading Christianity in this country. What we are spending in the foreign countries? Minister: The last time in our state, in this [indistinct], sent thirteen lakhs in America to provide one temples, Veṅkaṭeśvara temple, and [Hindi] Vighneśvara temple there.Prabhupāda:Minister:Prabhupāda:Minister:Prabhupāda:Minister:Prabhupāda:Minister:Prabhupāda:Minister:Prabhupāda:Minister:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Minister:Indian man:…
Room Conversation
Satsvarūpa: Secretary, he said, “You write in your books that your movement by Lord Caitanya is the..., as if it’s the most exclusive thing.” He said, “But actually, in India the Rāmānuja is a more prominent Vaiṣṇava sect.” So, as I understand our claim, itPrabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda:Mr. Iyengar:Prabhupāda…
SB 1.2.11
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda having discussion with devotee in background: “I will speak in English. Give him mic, mic. ThatPrabhupāda:Mahāṁśa:Prabhupāda:
Bg 9.10 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 9.10 Prabhupāda: Text number 10: " mayādhyakṣeṇa prakṛtiḥ sūyate sa-carācaram hetunānena kaunteya jagad viparivartate [Bg. 9.10]" [devotees repeat word for word, then line by line] [01:12] As Kṛṣṇa said previously, mayā tatam idaṁ sarvam:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...mām abhijānāti. By bhakti one can understand Kṛṣṇa. Gurukṛpā: Then they say that understanding means to come to understand that Kṛṣṇa is just the Brahman. Prabhupāda: Eh? Gurukṛpā: That understanding means that Kṛṣṇa’s Brahman only. Prabhupāda: Why? Gurukṛpā: Kṛṣṇa is representative of Brahman.Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gurukṛpā:Prabhupāda:Gurukṛpā:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee…
Letters April 26
Montreal My dear Janardana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 12, and postdated on April 24, 1968, with enclosure of letter from Kirtanananda Swami dated April 7, 1968. I am so glad to learn that your examination in M.A. is successful, and I hope very soon you will have your Ph.D. degrees, both titles engaged in the service of the Lord. There are...
My dear Tamala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 19, 1969, along with a pamphlet regarding your UCLA meeting. The pamphlet is very nicely done, and you have diagnosed the disease very well, increasing the material temperature to 107 degrees and calling death immediately. I think by the Grace of Krishna you are getting good inspiration from...
Vrndavanesvari My dear Vrndavanesvari, Please accept my blessings. I am so pleased to receive your letter dated April 18, 1969 here in Boston. I am glad to learn that little Muradvaja is now become recovered from the fever he experienced in Los Angeles, and I am also glad to learn that Mandali Bhadra has already begun the translation work. It is Krishna
Hamburg My dear Hansadutta, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 22nd April, 1970. Til now I have received none of the amounts mentioned by you. So far Berkeley amount is concerned, I understand that they are going to purchase a house, so it will be utilized for that purpose. So far the other amount, I have not yet received any intimation from the bank.
Himavati Hamburg My dear Himavati, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated sometime April, and I am so glad to learn that you are making advance in Krishna Consciousness as it is scheduled. It appears that you are on the attachment platform, this is very good. The next platform is ecstasy, and then pure love of God. So stick to your duties at the present moment,...
Ksirodakasayi My dear Ksirodakasayi, Please accept my blessings. Since a long time I have not heard from you. I hope you are well in Krishna Consciousness. Please let me know what you are doing. I am anxiously awaiting your reply. Your ever well-wisher,
Paris My dear Woompati, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated 14th and 21st April, 1970, respectively, and I am very glad to receive good news that your Krishna work is going on nicely. You have selected your bride, Ilavati, who I think is a French girl, so I think this marriage will be nice. But our all selection should be with a view to serve Krishna, that...
Karandhara Los Angeles My dear Karandhara, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 19th April, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. So far as recording record albums is concerned, I can go there by the end of May, at the present I am going to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 30th April and then I shall be going to Calcutta via Sydney, Australia by the 14th May. They...
Manager Punjab National Bank P.O. Vrndavana Dt. Mathura Dear Sir: Re: My Savings Fund Account No. 2913 with you. I am enclosing herewith my passbook for the above account and the relative unused checks (two only), which please receive and transfer all the balance including interest to your Calcutta Branch at Brabourne Road for credit of my Savings Fund Account No.
New York My dear Bali Mardana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 19, 1972, along with the French and German BTG’s and other literature. They are very nice. I am very much encouraged by the increase in literature publication by ISKCON Press and also by the distribution by New York Temple. But they do not pay their bills, Karandhara is here and he...
Dayananda My dear Dayananda, letter dated April 16, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great pleasure. Yes, I am hoping that Lord Jagannatha may attract me to come to London this year. I shall be very glad to come there if He displays His opulence from that side so that I may be attracted by Him. Actually, I have just received invitation today from Harivilas prabhu inviting me to come to one...
Gargamuni Bombay My dear Gargamuni, Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter dated 15/4/72, and I have noted the contents. Soon there are many men coming to India from USA and England, so you can take five men and do the needful, just as Tamala Krishna is doing at Mayapur. Ask Karandhara to send them immediately. They have spent Rs. 90/- for one hut and Rs. 1800/- in Vrindaban for...
Madhudvisa Bombay My dear Madhudvisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 19/4/72, and I have noted the contents. I think as you have described everything is going nicely in Bombay, and I have no objection if you feel like going to Australia for heading up the Sankirtana party there and managing things in general.

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