Spoken June 30
Bg 7.1 and Initiations
Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 and Initiations [Previous radio station recording bleed through] Prabhupāda: [singing of Govindam prayers] [break] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrī Guru and Gauranga. All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [devotees offer obeisances]Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Nanda-kumāra:Prabhupāda:Nanda-kumāra:Prabhupāda:Nanda-kumāra:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Girl devotee:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Devotee:…
Interview
[indistinct, microphone moving] Prabhupāda: ...but our system is... Just like a beautiful dead body. A very beautiful, nice girl, she is appreciated by everyone. But when that girl is dead, then although the body is there, the so-called beauty is there, nobody accepts it. Is it not a fact?Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:Reporter lady:Prabhupāda:…
Lecture at Indians Home
[kīrtana] Prabhupāda: [prema-dhvani] Devotees: All glories to Śrī Guru and Gauranga. All glories to His Divine Grace Śrīla Prabhupāda. [devotees offer obeisances] Prabhupāda: So I will attempt to speak something? [lady makes Hindi comment] So the Indians who are outside India, they have got a special duty. So far our economic condition is concerned, as I explained yesterday, that one is destined to certain material comforts and discomforts, according to his body. Al…
Bg 9.11 Lecture
Pradyumna: ...yakṣeṇa prakṛtiḥ... [Bg. 9.10] Prabhupāda: No. Next verse. This we have discussed last night. Pradyumna: Oh. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " avajānanti māṁ mūḍhā mānuṣīṁ tanum āśritam paraṁ bhāvam ajānanto mama bhūta-maheśvaramPrabhupāda:
Bg 9.1-2 Lecture
Prabhupāda: Śrī-bhagavān uvāca. Devotees: Śrī-bhagavān uvāca. Prabhupāda: " idaṁ tu te guhyatamaṁ pravakṣyāmy anasūyave jñānaṁ vijñāna-sahitaṁ yaj jñātvā mokṣyase ‘śubhāt [Bg. 9.1]" I am speaking... [aside:] that child; disturbance ...from Bhagavad-gītā,Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee (3):Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Devotee (4):Madhudvisa:Prabhupāda:Devotee (5):Madhudvisa:Prabhupāda:Devotees:…
Morning Walk
[in car] Prabhupāda: Nārada Muni was cursed, accepted one curse. And Dakṣa-rāja said that “I curse you that you will [not] stay anywhere.” So he said, “Yes, that is very good for me.” [laughs] He could curse, counter, but he accepted, “Yes, it is a very good curse. I shall not stay anywhere.Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Br…
SB 6.1.17
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.17 Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " sadhrīcīno hy ayaṁ loke panthāḥ kṣemo Prabhupāda:Nitāi:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bhavan’s Journal, Answers to a Questionnaire 2
Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: ...for answers to these questions. Prabhupāda: What they will answer? What do they know? All rascals. Dhṛṣṭadyumna: Śrīla Prabhupāda, you speak perfectly. Prabhupāda: The scientist agrees? [laughter] Dhṛṣṭadyumna: Śrīla Prabhupāda, I have spoken to Tamāla Kṛṣṇa Mahārāja today thePuṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:…
Interview with Mike Darby, Wheeling Intelligencer
[Mike Darby was a long-time admirer of Prabhupāda and was well-informed Kṛṣṇa consciousness] Mike Darby: ...don’t need education, then, to... Prabhupāda: Yes. We are coming from Detroit? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: Detroit, Toronto. Prabhupāda: There are so many factories for four-wheel vehicles, and there is no factory to educate man to the right path. PerhapsMike Darby:Prabhupāda:Mike Darby:Prabhupāda:Mike Darby:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Mike Darby:Prabhupāda:Mike Darby…
SB 7.6.16
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.16 Pradyumna: [leads chanting, etc.] " vidvān apītthaṁ danujāḥ kuṭumbaṁ puṣṇan sva-lokāya na kalpate vai yaḥ svīya-pārakya-vighinna-bhāvas tamaḥ prapadyeta yathā vimūḍhaḥ []" [02:37] Translation: “Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Conversation
Prabhupāda: Guru Mahārāja, he saw this. Now I remember those days, when he was instructing, “Do like this. Do like this.” At that time, I could not understand: “Oh, why he’s talking to me?” He wanted. [aside:] “Jaya Svāmī! Jaya Svāmī. [indistinct]Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Pra…
Conversation with Bhakti-caitanya Swami (New GBC)
Prabhupāda: Because we are Hindu attached, so there is temporary contamination[?]. Tāṁs titikṣasva bhārata [Bg. 2.14]: “Tolerate.” Don’t be puffed up, “Oh, after giving so many...” Oh. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: After you go in the back for a massage, hePrabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Akṣay…
Letter from Yugoslavia “Books!”
Prabhupāda: They are seeking after comfort, but on the contrary, they have to work like an ass. Śatadhanya: To work hard. Prabhupāda: Eh? Śatadhanya: They have to work hard. Prabhupāda: Like an ass. Have you not seen the ass? Can anyone work like that? The animal is so small, and the load is ten times than his bodyTamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa…
Letters June 30
Kirtanananda Moundsville My dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated June 22, 1968, and I have noted the contents. The suggestion of constructing New Vrindaban as I’ve suggested in Hayagriva’s letter is the only method by which we can become successful in constructing the New Vrindaban scheme. But if you have got impediments in the matter, as...
Tokyo My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. With reference to your sales contract with Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., dated 6th June, 1970, Reference No. ODC-OMIS-Q/70-308, I have today opened a letter of credit for ,000 and their expenditure of
Manager Security Pacific Bank Culver City Branch Los Angeles Dear Sir: Re: My account No 836-237 with you Please transfer .00 (Two thousand five hundred and seventeen dollars and no cents) to the First National Bank of Boston, Brighton Avenue Branch, in favor of account No. 516-5642, ISKCON Press, and charge the same to my account as above mentioned.
Nairobi My dear Cyavana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 22 June 1973. We had previously received copies of the Swahili language publication of Topmost Yoga System from Brahmananda Swami and it is very nicely done. This printing and distribution of our literature is most important aspect of our propaganda work.
My dear Giriraja dasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 24, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. I am in the process of answering the questions for Bhavans Journal, and I shall forward this to you when it is completed.
His Holiness Satsvarupa Goswami ISKCON 1014 Emerson St. Evanston, Illinois 60201 My dear Satsvarupa Goswami, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 28, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. We are concerned with service. What is the meaning of the post, that is, president, secretary, etc., etc. I am glad to see that Govardhana is doing nicely. I have...
Bombay My dear Sriman Arjunan, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter and have noted the contents with care. You can come and meet me personally in New York. We shall talk. I will be in New York from July 9th-July 20th, 1976. You can come and stay with me between these dates and when you come we can clear up the whole matter.
Lautoka, Fiji My dear Upendra dasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 20, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. Unless the temple is fully under our control, we are not interested. Then we shall call it back. I will decide on receipt of the reply to this letter to Vasudeva dasa (Mr. Punja). So far the Fiji constitution is concerned, where it says:...
Lautoka, Fiji My dear Vasudeva dasa, Please accept my blessings. In connection with our ISKCON project in Fiji, I beg to inform you that we are managing our Krishna Consciousness Movement by the Governing Body Commission, GBC. We have got 20 GBC

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