June 26

Spoken June 26
Lecture
Prabhupāda: ...how Kṛṣṇa’s money is being stolen by this coward. Stena eva sa ucyate [Bg. 3.12]. Anyone who is using Kṛṣṇa’s money without acknowledging, he is a thief. That is stated in the Bhagavad-gītā. Stena eva sa ucyate: he’s a thief. So in this material world, one who has no Kṛṣṇa consciousness, one who is not using things in Kṛṣṇa consciousnessJanārdana:Prabhupāda:Guest:Devotee:Guest:Prabhupāda:
Lecture
Prabhupāda: " ...sthāpitaṁ yena bhū-tale svayaṁ rūpaḥ kadā mahyaṁ dadāti sva-padāntikam" Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your [indistinct] in this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. This movement is especially meant for human society who are serious fulfillment of the mission of this life. There is a distinction between human life and animal life. Animal life means one who does not know who is the proprietor of the body. Those who are under the concept of this material body…
Speech at Olympia Theater
Prabhupāda: I thank you very much for your kindly participating in this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. This movement is very important. It is a movement to save the human society from a suicidal policy. The suicidal policy is... Just this evening I expressed my desires to the press conference that the human society is being misled by leaders who are blind themselves. Take for example just like there a few blind men, and one, another blind man, is proposing to help them, crossing over the street. …
Garden Conversation
Prabhupāda: ...achedyam. These are the... Achedya, can be cut into pieces. [indistinct] cannot be burned. Now the physist, chemist, they have got experience, everything burns, everything is melted; therefore it is metaphysical. What is metaphysical? What is the meaning of Devotee:Prabhupāda:Atreya Ṛṣi:Prabhupāda:Atreya Ṛṣi:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Devotee (1):Svarūpa Dāmodara:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):P…
SB 2.4.2
Pradyumna: ...bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] Prabhupāda: This, you can recite this, verse number two? Pradyumna: Two. [leads chanting of verse] " ātma-jāyā-sutāgāra-Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 1.10.13
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " sarve te ‘nimiṣair akṣais tam anu druta-cetasaḥ vīkṣantaḥ sneha-sambaddhā vicelus tatra tatra ha []" [break] sarve---all; te---they; animiṣaiḥ---without twinkling of the eyes; Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Devotee:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Bhavānanda:Prabhupāda:Bhavānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Prad…
SB 2.1.1-5
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.1.1–5 Prabhupāda: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verses] " varīyān eṣa te praśnaḥ kṛto loka-hitaṁ nṛpa ātmavit-sammataḥ puṁsāṁ śrotavyādiṣu yaḥ paraḥDevotees:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Gopī-kanta:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotees:…
Morning Walk
[in car] Prabhupāda: ...dark? Jayatīrtha: It seems to be... Prabhupāda: Cloudy. Brahmānanda: Very cloudy today. Jayatīrtha: Yes, cloudy. [break] ...June in the history of Los Angeles. Prabhupāda: Ācchā? Jayatīrtha: Yes. It was warmer in January, the paper says, than now. Just during the day. [break] Prabhupāda: ...Brahmānanda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Devotee (2):Prabhup…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: So you have given up the Vaiṣṇava-sadācāra for business selling. So you can be dangerous for that. Devotee (1): But we have also maintained the Vaiṣṇava-sadācāra. They didn’t tell us... Prabhupāda: That’s all right. You do that. But they do not see whether you are maintaining.Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):P…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: I think it is locked. [break] ...but if you keep account, that means your [indistinct]. Rāmeśvara: Yes. Prabhupāda: Then you will have to sign, that you will receive payment by checks. Rāmeśvara: I will have to sign that I...? Prabhupāda: This payment Book Trust has paid... Rāmeśvara: Yes. Prabhupāda: ...Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvar…
SB 6.1.13-14
Santoṣa: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " tapasā brahmacaryeṇa śamena ca damena ca tyāgena satya-śaucābhyāṁ yamena niyamena vāPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 16.1-16, Garden Discussion
Dhṛṣṭadyumna: “...performance of sacrifice, study of the Vedas, austerity and simplicity, nonviolence, truthfulness, freedom from anger, renunciation, tranquillity, aversion to fault-finding, compassion and freedom from covetousness, gentleness, modesty and steady determination, vigor, forgiveness, fortitude, cleanliness, freedom from envy and the passion for honorPrabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Kulādri:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyu…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: [indistinct] ...the pilot for 747, paying him a large sum of money. And here is airplane, everything complete with a pilot. Create by your scientific brain. Rascal, you are so proud of your scientific... Hari-śauri: In Māyāpur, you said that the mosquito’Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: So, in Detroit they do not go on the street? Hari-śauri: No, not in the local neighborhood. Prabhupāda: So far, there was no disturbance. Hari-śauri: No, not while we were there. Prabhupāda: No, before that. Hari-śauri: No, they haven’t reported any disturbance. Prabhupāda: And the black man, they come also?Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:…
SB 7.6.10
Pradyumna: Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Canto Seven, Chapter Six, text number 10. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and Devotees repeat] [break] " ko nv artha-tṛṣṇāṁ visṛjetPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Marble Shop Visit
Hari-śauri: [announces] Prabhupāda visits the marble shop. [break] Kīrtanānanda: This is a cutting table, Śrīla Prabhupāda. Here’s is a diamond saw. When you cut marble you have to use water, so it automatically shoots water out. Devotee: You can make the cut if you want to.Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Children:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabh…
Gurukula Inspection
Bhagatjī: First the gurukula children are there. We have to see to the comforts of the gurukula children. Prabhupāda: Their comforts first. They have done very nice. [Hindi conversation] Brahmacārī gurukule vasan dāntaḥ guror hitan [SB 7.12.1]. [Hindi conversation] Bhagatjī:Guṇārṇava:Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Guṇārṇava:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Devotee:Guṇārṇava:Prabhupāda:Guṇārṇava:Prabhupāda:Yaśodānandana:Dr. Sharma…
Conversation with Surendra Kumar and O.B.L. Kapoor
Surendra Kumar: ...that you must make an application of forty to fifty people who Prabhupāda wants that they should be given permanent nationality. Prabhupāda: So keeping... Surendra Kumar: Also that we will consider. Prabhupāda: ...Surendrajī here, you make this application draft.Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Surendra Kumar:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Surendra Kumar:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Surendra Kumar:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Surendra Kumar:Gopāl…
Letters June 26
Mukunda My dear Mukunda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 20, 1967. Although I am passing through critical stages of my health, still good reports from San Francisco, Montreal, and New York are giving me life. I understand that the certificate which you were to receive by registered post was dispatched from Calcutta on 2 May by ordinary mail, and it might...
My dear Sripad Tirtha Maharaj (Maharij), Kindly accept my obeisances (obiesences). I am in due receipt of your letter dated 17 June 1967, and I thank you very much for the same. My present position is on the margin;sometimes I feel normal and sometimes I feel abnormal. Anyway, the boys here are taking best possible care for me, and I am getting, day by day, improved. They have taken a house for my...
Hansadutta My dear Hansadutta, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 22, 1969, and I have noted the contents. As you know that in the beginning of the Sankirtana Party, first I suggested to you, and you formed a small party in New York and began to perform Sankirtana in the parks. To some extent this was successful. Then gradually this idea was taken by...
Dinesh My dear Dinesh, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 12th June, 1970, and noted the contents. I have also received the copy of the letter which you have submitted to the Embassy of India. Regarding this permission from the Indian Consulate, it must be taken somehow or other. It is very important.
Bombay My dear Mahabuddhi das and other members of the library party, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter with enclosed reviews and I thank you very much. The reviews were particularly important. Why don’t you try to arrange with India to extend visa somehow or other? I am very much encouraged by the efforts and response that you are getting from the universities and...

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