July 11

Spoken July 11
Lecture
Prabhupāda: ...the spiritual platform. The past, present and future calculation is according to this body. That there are different calculation, it is scientifically proved---relativity, law of relativity. This world’s past, present and future is different from the past, present, future of ordinary man. The ant
Room Conversation with Sumati Morarjee
Prabhupāda: [Hindi conversation with Sumati Morarjee] [to Śyāmasundara:] You understand what is kesar? Kesar is saffron. Saffron. Sumati Morarjee: You know saffron? When you prepare milk from Swāmījī, you got dry ginger powder, put a little, and little saffron.Śyāmasundara:Sumati Morarjee:Prabhupāda:Sumati Morarjee:Prabhupāda:Sumati Morarjee:Prabhupāda:Sumati Morarjee:Prabhupāda:Sumati Morarjee:Prabhupāda:Sumati Morarjee:Prabhupāda:Sumati Morarjee:Prabhu…
Bg 1.6-7 Lecture
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of synonyms to Bg. 1.6] yudhāmanyuḥ---Yudhāmanyu; ca---and; vikrāntaḥ---mighty; uttamaujāḥ---Uttamaujā; ca---and; vīryavān---very powerful; saubhadraḥ---the son of Subhadrā; draupadeyāḥ---the sons of Draupadī; caPrabhupāda:
Room Conversation with Guest
Prabhupāda: So I do not know why these people protest against me. Kṛṣṇa says, Śukadeva Gosvāmī says, Caitanya Mahāprabhu says. I do not know what Śaṅkarācārya says, but... Indian guest: When, when advaita-darśana was the main doctrine of Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indian guest:Prabhupāda:Indi…
Room Conversation with Indian Guest
Prabhupāda: ...accepted in that group. Indian man (1): Suppose if somebody is absolutely ignorant ... Prabhupāda: So therefore there should be education. Why the śāstras are there? Why guru is there? Tad-vijñānārthaṁ sa gurum evābhigacchet [MU 1.2.12]. You must accept guruIndian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (2):Prabhupāda:
Room Conversation with Father Tanner and Mrs. Wells
Father Tanner: ...any compulsive behavior? Prabhupāda: Because we follow Vedic principles. So Vedas declare that these four kinds of activity, they are sinful. So we accept. Our authority is Veda, just like lawyer’s authority is law book.Father Tanner:Prabhupāda:Father Tanner:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Father Tanner:Prabhupāda:Father Tanner:Prabhupāda:Father Tanner:Prabhupāda:Father Tanner:Prabhupāda:Father Tanner:Prabhupāda:Father Tanner:Prabhupā…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: When the destiny of the people are to be controlled, there must be very, very intelligent man. That is Vedic civilization. There is standard aims and objects on which the people should be trained up. That is varṇāśrama-dharma. Viṣṇur ārādhana,Satsvarūpa:Prabhupāda:Kṛṣṇa-bhāminī:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Kṛṣṇa-bhāminī:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:
SB 1.16.21
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.16.21 Prabhupāda: [leads singing of Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] [break] [04:27] Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " arakṣyamāṇāḥ striya urvi bālānPrabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Arrival Lecture
Prabhupāda: Where is Gurudāsa? I don’t see him. Jayatīrtha: He hasn’t arrived yet from the airport. Prabhupāda: When you have come? Bhūgarbha: I have come two and a half weeks ago. Prabhupāda: Eh? Bhūgarbha: two and a half weeks ago. Prabhupāda: So thank you very much for your kind reception. The press reporter, they were asking me that we make distinction between man, woman, and black, white. We make distinction not in that way. We say that so long you are on the material plat…
Arrival
[at airport] Woman reporter [Anne Jackson]: It’s been reported that the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement has been what some people would consider sexist or racist, because certain propensities for women and for blacks have been defined, either by the devotees or by the Vedic scriptures, IBrahmānanda:Anne Jackson:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Anne Jackson:Prabhupāda:Male Reporter (2):Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Male Reporter (2):Anne Jackson:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Male Reporter (…
Bābājī Initiation
Prabhupāda: ...I am accepting this dress following the footprints of other ācāryas. This dress was accepted by Rūpa Gosvāmī, not ordinary person. The six Gosvāmīs, they accepted. It is called paramahaṁsa stage, sannyāsī’s highest stage. Sannyāsī has got four stages: Devotees:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...Kṛṣṇa’s... [break] Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: ...hoping to bring the buses here to take a photograph with you, Śrīla Prabhupāda, this morning. [break] Śrī Govinda: ...Mr. Chandra Ahuja Tir[?]. He has loaned us the Continental, which we have been using to drive you in. Prabhupāda: Hmm?Śrī Govinda:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tripurāri:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devot…
SB 6.1.26
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.26 Prabhupāda: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees chant responsively] " bhuñjānaḥ prapiban khādan bālakaṁ sneha-yantritaḥ bhojayan pāyayan mūḍho na vedāgatam antakam []" Bhuñjāna,Devotees:
Cc. Madhya 20.105
Prabhupāda: [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. [chants: Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting, etc.]Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭadyumna:Prabhupāda:Dhṛ…
Evening Darśana
Prabhupāda: “I take away as death.” Whatever they are accumulating, everything will be taken away at the time of death. [indistinct] They are simply collecting, accumulating, discovering---forgetting that everything will be taken away at the time of death. Discover something which can check death, there will be no more death. That is real discovery. What do you think?Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Devotee:Prabhupāda:Guest (1):B…
Morning Walk
[in car] Prabhupāda: I spoke this cosmic manifestation, where is Vaikuṇṭha, where is... This is a church? Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Second Church of Christ Scientist. Hari-śauri: Was it a Catholic church or..., where you went? Rāmeśvara: The Library Party said that everywhere they go in India, they find that you went there first with your first three volumes of Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Rāmeśvara…
Letters July 11
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I hope things are going on in New York very nicely, but I have not heard from you since coming here. On the plane I had no inconvenience, and I ate all the puris brought by Kirtanananda. Sometimes on the way there was little jerking (air pockets) and I got little nervous. Anyway I got down safely and was received by the anxious devotees...
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letters dated July 7th and 8th, 1969, and I beg to acknowledge receipt of your check for ,000. Regarding your price quotation of ,850 for printing soft-covered editions of
My dear Jadurani, Please accept my blessings. I hope now you are well. You can therefore begin painting nicely Krishna picture from Tape No. 13. Read the subject matter when it is typed & draw pictures accordingly as many as possible. ACB
My dear Murari, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 6, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am so pleased to learn that you have obtained a permit for soliciting on Sankirtana Party, and now you are collecting
My dear Sivananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated by the post office on July 2, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I have received one letter from Krishna Das dated July 2nd, wherein he states “I have sent to you the ticket to Europe on the 23rd of June. Have you received it yet?
Hamburg My dear Hansadutta, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 1st July, 1970, and noted the contents carefully. Regarding printing of French and German editions of BTG, Brahmananda has already made arrangement with Japan so for the time being you get the French and German editions printed in Japan.
Boston My dear Jadurani, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 3rd July, 1970, and noted the contents. I am very satisfied to see how nicely you are rendering the transcendental subject matters of Srimad-Bhagavatam in the matter of painting pictures for our literatures. So I am very much pleased with your picture for the cover of
Boston My dear Pradyumna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your two letters, one dated 6th July, 1970, and the other listing Sanskrit points from Tape #43, Chapter 90 of KRSNA. So I have noted the corrections in each case and I am returning the sheets to you herewith.
Boston My dear Uddhava, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 6th July, 1970, along with the blueprint copy of the Lord in the Heart. Thank you very much. It is alright to go ahead with the printing of this second chapter. I have approved all the questionable points noted by Pradyumna, so it is alright.
Kuala Lumpur My dear Bali-mardana, Please accept my blessings. I have not heard from you in such a long time and am anxious to know what is your program there in Kuala Lumpur; how long will you be staying, how construction is going on, what plans are being made there, etc. So please let me know all the details as soon as possible.
Gurudasa Vrindaban My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter from Vrindaban dated July 5, 1972, and I am pleased to note the progress with Mr. Keating. You can send me the letters and documents as soon as possible, and we can use them in our propaganda work. I have sent one letter to Ish Kumar Puri, copy to you under separate cover. As for size of plates from...
Subala Vrindaban My dear Subala, Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter from Kanpur dated July 2, 1972, and I have noted the contents therein. Yes, singhania will not help us very much, but if he wants to sponsor a ten-day “Hare Krishna Festival
Ambarisa Boston My dear Ambarisa dasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 27, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. You should not pay anything without my permission. Who has requested you to give them money? What is this nonsense? Now, you don
Chandigarh My dear Caitya Guru das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 5, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. Very good. Every thing that you have stated sounds very nice. You are experienced man so do it very conscientiously. Your sign reads(Bg. 6.47)
Mayapur My dear Gargamuni Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your telegram and I have informed Gopala Krishna to supply you with the needed books. However, he has complained that you have a large debt to the BBT and you are not paying it off. So I request you to gradually reimburse the BBT in Bombay.
My dear Gopala Krishna das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 26, 1976 with enclosed photos of the New Delhi Temple. So many people are coming to the New Delhi Temple because of the nice Deity worship. This is very good. Keep the standard of Deity worship very nicely.
Krishna Mahesavari Krishna das Mahesavari, Son of Lava Pokaar das Sharma Gali, P.O. Hatras U.P. India Dear Krishna das, Mahesavari, Please accept my greetings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter (Hindi postcard) addressed to my Vrindaban Mandir address. You
Ramesvara My dear Ramesvara Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. Please find enclosed one bank draft 1-8/210, 4 (number 262) for the amount of U.S. dollars 1,737.00 (one thousand seven hundred and thirty seven). This is for deposit in the Bank of America on favor of ISKCON Mayapur-Vrindaban Fund a/c no. 6004-07143. Kindly send me the deposit slip when the transaction is completed.
Yasodanananda Hyderabad My dear Yasodananandan Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 8, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. It is a good idea to use the money which had been collected in Madras to complete the Hyderabad Temple. The immediate necessity must be met first.
Ahmedabad My dear Yasomatinandana das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your new Gujarati magazine with enclosed letter dated June 28, 1976, and I thank you very much. Your program in Ahmedabad is very encouraging. Do it. Why not take the government land immediately. If you can publish these magazines you will get many supporters and sympathizers. If the order department in Bombay...

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