July 2

Spoken July 2
SB 7.9.8
Prabhupāda: " brahmādayaḥ sura-ganā munayo ‘tha siddhāḥ sattvaikatāna-gatayo vacasāṁ pravāhaiḥ nārādhituṁ puru-guṇair adhunāpi pipruḥ kiṁ toṣṭum arhati sa me harir ugra-jāteḥ []" This is Prahlāda Mahārāja praying. Prayers of Prahlāda Mahārāja is very important, most glorious prayer of Prahlāda Mahārāja. This is after the death of his father, Hiraṇyakaśipu. When Lord Nṛsiṁha appeared, half lion, half man, with terrible sounds, very gigantic form, and within a second He finished tha…
SB 2.1.1-6 Excerpts
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.1.1–6 Excerpts [Prabhupāda and devotees recite verses] Prabhupāda: Śrotavyādīni rājendra nṛṇāṁ santi sahasraśaḥ [SB 2.1.2]. “My dear king...” Śukadeva Gosvāmī is speaking to King Parīkṣit that “There are many subject matters for the persons who are materialistic.Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:
Initiation Lecture [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: ...interested in material profit by devotional service, he is not fit at all to enter into the devotional service. There are... Everyone is trying to become happier, the karmīs, jñānīs, yogis, devotees, because in the material world there is no happiness. So the Dayānanda:Prabhupāda:Girl:Prabhupāda:Boy:Viṣṇujana:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Suruci:Prabhupāda:
Bg 7.1 Lecture
Prabhupāda: [prema-dvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrī Guru and Gauranga. All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [devotees offer obeisances] Hare Kṛṣṇa. All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. Prabhupāda: Hmm. [hums] Yes? Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:P…
Room Conversation with Scientists
Madhudviṣa: Dr. Harrap. Dr. Harrap: How do you do? Dr. Muncey: And Dr. Muncey. Prabhupāda: Ah, thank you very much. Sit down. There is a verse... [aside:] You have got first part? Madhudviṣa: First part. Prabhupāda: Idaṁ hi puṁsas tapasaḥ śrutasya vā. Satsvarūpa: Idam? Prabhupāda: Idaṁ hi puṁsas tapasaḥ śrutasya vā sviṣṭasya sūktasya ca buddhi-dattayoḥ, avicyuto Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Dr. Muncey:Dr. Harrap:Prabh…
Room Conversation, Bhagavad-gītā 16.7-23
Cāru: " pravṛttiṁ ca nivṛttiṁ ca janā na vidur āsurāḥ na śaucaṁ nāpi cācāro na satyaṁ teṣu vidyate [Bg. 16.7]" “Those who are demoniac do not know what is to be done and what is not to be done. Neither cleanliness nor proper behavior nor truth is found in them.Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Cāru:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Cāru:Madhudv…
Morning Walk
[in car] Brahmānanda: Yes. Prabhupāda: So bullet expected also? [laughs] Brahmānanda: All great leaders, they live in constant fear. Prabhupāda: Bhayaṁ dvitīyābhiniveśataḥ syāt [SB 11.2.37]. Everyone, animal up to the king of heaven---always fearful. Ahara-nidra-bhaya-maithunaṁ caAmbarīṣa:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Ambarīṣa:Prabhupāda:Ambarīṣa:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Ambarīṣa:Prabhupāda:Yaduba…
SB 6.1.19
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.19 Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Sixth Canto, First Chapter, text number 19. [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " akṛn manaḥ kṛṣṇa-padāravindayorPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Car Journey and Arrival
[in car from airport] Prabhupāda: ...live? Is he finished, or if somewhere he is still living, nobody knows. You are keeping his memorial, but where is the actual person, they do not know. Suppose I have come here, and all of a sudden I go away, keeping my shirt and coat. And if you worship my shirt and coat and do not take care where I have gone, is that very good intelligence?Bṛṣākapi:Prabhupāda:Bṛṣākapi:Prabhupāda:Rūpānuga:Prabhupāda:Vipina:Prabhupāda:Rūpānuga:Prabhu…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: This is also inhabitable. Where you are going? Take it in writing. Hari-śauri: Now they are putting out the same kind of propaganda Mars that formerly they were putting out the moon---that there may be life---so that they can use that as an excuse to go. I just read a little 8bit where they say that due to information sent back by the last spaceship that they sent to Mars, now they think that therePrabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Puṣṭa Kṛ…
SB 7.6.19
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.19 Pradyumna: Translation: “My dear sons of demons, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Nārāyaṇa, is the original Supersoul, the father of all living entities. Consequently there are no impediments to pleasing Him or worshiping Him under any conditions, whether one be a child or an old man. The relationship between the living entities and the Supreme Personality of Godhead is always a fact, and therefore there is no difficulty in pleasing the Lord.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prab…
Bhū-maṇḍala Diagram Discussion
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: They have to stand up on the chairs because it’s so big. Big project. This is only one drawing. Imagine the planetarium. [break] Yaśodā-nandana: The directions are north, east, south and west. In the middle here, right in the middle, there is Mount Meru, which is very, very small. The scale, it comes to be one centimeterTamāla Kṛṣṇa:Yaśodā-nandana:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Yaśodā-nandana:Bhakti-prema:Yaśodā-nandana:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Yaśodā-nandana:Prabhupāda:Bhakti-prema:Prabhupāda:Bhakti-prema:Yaś…
Room Conversation with Mr. Myer
Prabhupāda: Otherwise he is not my disciple. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: No, he’s not. He didn’t chant sixteen rounds. Prabhupāda: India also, there are selected. Morarji Desai is anxious to see me. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Yeah, whenever your name is brought up, he feels, “Yes, I want to meet him.Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Mr. Myer:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prab…
Letters July 2
Krsna dasa My dear Krishna Das, Please accept my blessings. After receiving your letter of July 2nd, as mentioned above, I have been anxiously awaiting to receive the ticket that you say you have sent. Please write immediately as to the position of this ticket as I am much concerned the situation, (Whether it is lost?). Hope you are well.
My dear Krishna Das, Please accept my blessings. Please let me know why Sivananda is leaving Hamburg all of a sudden. I am surprised please enlighten me, Yours ACB
My dear Mukunda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 28, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents. You say that at present you cannot use instruments in the temple without soundproofing, but I do not know if this means you cannot use even mrdangas and karatala. I understand that soundproofing is very expensive enterprise, and do you have the money...
Prabhas Babu Dear Prabhas Babu, I beg to thank you for your letter (F-235) dated June 26, 1969, and I have noted the contents. That some people in India wish to donate Murtis and musical instruments but the Indian government has no provisions for such donation is most surprising. Hindustan has become independent, but while she was under foreign government she had the liberty to preach her culture...
West Germany My dear Hansadutta das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 10, 1975 and have noted the contents. Regarding the house in Almora, yes it is a good proposal. I shall like to stay there. Almora is a good place. You may go see the house personally.
Denver Dear Kurusrestha, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 2, 1975. Upon your recommendation, I am accepting the following twice born brahmanas; Koshalendra Das Adhikari, Jyoti Das Adhikari. Enclosed please find their threads sanctified by me. I also accept as my initiated disciples the following devotees and their spiritual names follow: Al Rhiener
Padmanabha Denver My dear Padmanabha and Mahojjvala dasi: Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your guru daksine gift and your nice letter expressing your appreciation for your spiritual master. This is the proper way to receive the blessings of Krsna, by begging the mercy of the spiritual master.

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