May 6

Spoken May 6
Brāhmaṇa Initiation Lecture with Professor O’Connell
Prabhupāda: We are very glad to receive Professor O’Connell in this auspicious meeting. And it will be very nice, because he’s studying the process of Caitanya philosophy. And this ceremony is one of the functions in devotional service. We have got a big bookOConnell:Prabhupāda:
Wedding Ceremony and Lecture
Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. So this is very simple method: chant, dance, eat nicely, and realize God. First of all give to the audience, then... [devotees chanting japa] Why don’t you collect something, door? Right side bride, left side bridegroom. Jāhnavā: Right side bride. [wedding fire sacrifice begins]Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Himāvatī:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa[?]:Prabhupāda:Rukmiṇī:Prabhupāda:[I offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of my spiritual master and of all the other prec…
Śrī Īśopaniṣad, Mantra 2-4
[devotees chant Invocation and first two mantras] Prabhupāda: Again from the beginning. [devotees repeat] Again. [devotees repeat] This is very important verse. Evaṁ tvayi nānyathe..., nānyathā ato asti na karma lipyate nare. If you know it that everything belongs to Kṛṣṇa, in this way if you live for hundreds of years and do your duties, there will be no reaction. The very thing is confirmed in the Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:
Arrival Lecture
@note: 720506AR-HONOLULU = 760506LE-HONOLULU [?] Prabhupāda: [prema-dvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [Obeisances] Prabhupāda: So, boys and girls who are kindly present here to cooperate with this movement, Hare Kṛṣṇa movement, I thank you very much for your coming here and participating with us.
SB 1.8.44
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.8.44 Prabhupāda: Go on. Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " sūta uvāca pṛthayetthaṁ kala-padaiḥ Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...[break] ...speak in all language, even in the animal, birds’ language. Babhudaka. Dr. Patel: Keśi-nisūdana. Prabhupāda: Huh? Dr. Patel: Keśi. Prabhupāda: Keśi-nisūdana. Yadubara: [continuing the reading] “Keśi rushed toward with Lord with great...” [break] Prabhupāda: ...control his mouth.Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Yadubara:Prabhupāda:Dr. Patel:Prabhupāda:Yadubara:Prabhupāda:Yadubara:Prabhupāda:Yadubara:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupād…
Evening Discussion
Amogha: I should continue? Paramahaṁsa: Well, it makes some discussion. Amogha: Oh, I see. Prabhupāda: Where is difficulty to understand? If it is not understood, put your question and try to understand. Amogha: In verses like this one, when there is the multi-use of one word, like the word Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Paramahaṁsa:Prabhupāda:Paramahaṁsa:Prabhupāda:Paramahaṁsa:Prabhupāda:Paramahaṁsa:Prabhupāda:Paramahaṁsa:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha:Prabhupāda:Amogha…
Lecture
Prabhupāda: So boys and girls who are kindly present here to cooperate with this movement, Hare Kṛṣṇa movement, I thank you very much for your coming here and participating with us. This Hare Kṛṣṇa movement was started five hundred years ago by Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu. He appeared in India, Bengal. There is a district called Nadia, or Navadvīpa. In the latter part of the fifteenth century He appeared, and when He was only twenty-four years old, a young manDevotee:Guest:Prabhupāda…
SB 6.1.2
Devotees: oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Prabhupāda: Second verse. [leads devotees in chanting] " pravṛtti-lakṣaṇaś caiva traiguṇya-viṣayo mune yo ‘sāv alīna-prakṛter guṇa-sargaḥ punaḥ punaḥ []" [01:23] So Parīkṣit Mahārāja is trying to understand Devotees:
Letters May 6
My dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. You have nicely done ____ Lord Caitanya Drama 1st Act. It is nicely done literature but when playing you will have to make it cut short otherwise it will take too long a time. I have given it over to Rayarama for reading.
Upendra My dear Upendra, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of May 4, 1967 and I am concerned your __ for army mobilization. I am enclosing herewith a letter you may present to the authority and as a Divinity Student you must not be sent to the field. Chant Hare Krishna. Krishna will save you. Present our prospectus and all newspaper cuttings. Some new cuttings I am enclosing...
Los Angeles My dear Mukunda, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your nice letter of April 28,1968, written in your own handwriting. Yes, I am keeping well by the Grace of my Guru Maharaja, and I am working also on Srimad-Bhagavatam as well as for a nice edition of Caitanya Caritamrta. The Teachings of Lord Caitanya is being printed, 5000 copies in Japan; and the Bhagavad-gita As...
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 2, 1969 on your new letter-heading, “Iskcon Books.” Regarding the MacMillan Company’s printing Srimad-Bhagavatam, we may note herewith that the MacMillan
My dear Revatinandana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 1, 1969, and I have signed the letter to the draft board as you have requested. If it will be of help to you, I shall also send you one certificate stating that you are my disciple. I thank you very much for the nice sentiments you have expressed, and surely this nice attitude will be a great asset...
My dear Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated May 1, 1969, delivered by special express mail is very much thought-provoking. Actually, if we get that church in negotiation, it will be a great achievement. Mr. George Harrison is sometimes coming forward to help us and sometimes he is not straightforward. But because he is chanting Hare Krishna and he has some faith in Krishna,...
Tamala Krsna My dear Tamala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your very nice letter dated May 2, 1969, and the attitude which you are now maintaining for rendering service to Krishna will certainly induce Him to bestow you with all His blessings more and more. I am sending herewith one program for the 18th of May which may be called Noukabihar. The song in this...
Gurudasa London My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 30th April, 1970, and I have noted the contents carefully. I have also received the list of all the cities and towns in England, and thank you very much. It is my desire that you open a center in each and every one of these places, and that will help to fulfill the prophecy of Lord Caitanya that...
Kirtanananda My dear Kirtanananda Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 3rd May, 1970, and beg to thank you very much for your kind sentiments. Yes, if it is any credit for me, that is what you have written that I tried to give aural reception to the words of my Spiritual Master, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Maharaja, and thus I tried to engage...
Syamasundara My dear Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. Please inform me the purchase of our house in Bombay. Send a telegram to Sydney as follows: ISKCON 118 Oxford Street Paddington Sydney, Australia I hope this letter meets you in good health.
Syamasundara My dear Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. I’m very glad to inform you that we have reached Malaysia very shortly, that on my arrival there was nice meeting, and then we have come outside the city. Yesterday I was very busy all day.
Tamala Krsna My dear Tamala, Please accept my blessings. You’ll be glad to know that I have come to Malaysia. On Monday night there was a good meeting upon my arrival, and then yesterday I was all day busy in attending three or four meetings. All of them were very big meetings, and this place appears to be very prospective for our preaching work. People are inclined to give us land and a house....
Atreya Rsi Brooklyn My dear Atreya Rsi, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your special delivery letter dated May 4, 1973. Regarding Navayauvana Prabhu in Chicago going with you to Iran; yes it is all right. He is anxious to go so he can accompany you and help to begin one center in that country.
New York My dear Bali-mardana, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated April 29, 1973. Regarding the estimates for the two Bengali books, please get estimates from Dai Nippon. I am pleased to learn that the devotees who will be going to India are taking twenty paintings with them to our Mayapur center. I want that all rooms and verandas and especially the Deity hall...
Vrndavana My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 25 April, 1973 and I am very much pleased to have the report of activities in Vrndavana. Kindly send me such report at least twice in a month.
Hansadutta My dear Hansadutta, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 2, 1973. I am very glad to hear how our festival program is going on so nicely in Germany. These festivals will be successful all over the world. As GBC member it is your duty to carefully make a broad program for implementing Krsna Consciousness in every sphere of life, in this way we...
Baltimore My dear Sama, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated April 25, 1973. Thank you very much for sincerely pushing on Lord Caitanya’s Sankirtana Movement in the city of Baltimore. Try to always increase the distribution of my books more and more. This is our most important program for reaching the lost souls of Kali Yuga. We have to educate men the absolute...
Vrindaban My dear Aksayananda Swami, Please accept my blessings. We have just come from Fiji Island where we are to build our first temple outside India. This Krishna Kaliya Temple will be in many respects similar to the Vrindaban Temple as regarding the architectural work. Therefore, I am requesting you to make photos of the altars, and give detailed dimensions of the same, as well as the Vyasasana....
Brisakapi Potomac, Maryland My dear Brisakapi, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 2, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. I also am desirous of visiting Washington, as I have never before been there. I am presently scheduled to go to Washington, D.C. from July 2 to July 9. I am looking forward to meeting with one State Department official, a Mr. Twohi,...
Los Angeles My dear Jagadisa das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated April 29, 1976, along with photocopy of your letter concerning the organization of Gurukula. You have some experience now with Gurukula, so your full-time engagement should now be how to organize the Gurukulas all over the world. Do it very nicely and thoughtfully. So far your plans are concerned...
My dear beloved disciples, Please accept my blessings. I know that over the past years you have suffered so many tribulations to push forward Krsna consciousness in Germany. But this has not stopped you from your determination to serve the cause of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. A devotee is pleased when there is difficulty, for in these difficulties he is forced to remember Krsna. We cannot expect that...
Frankfurt My dear Harikesa Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your zonal report for the month of April, dated April 27th, 1977. Regarding the Arabic translation, whether it is good or bad, something should be printed. As you have suggested, let it be printed in India. Our good friend Mr. Brij Ratan Mohatta volunteered to help pay the printing costs of Arabic publication....

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