July 19

Spoken July 19
Śrī Brahma-saṁhitā, Verse 33
Prabhupāda: " advaitam acyutam anādim ananta-rūpam ādyaṁ purāṇa-puruṣaṁ nava-yauvanaṁ ca vedeṣu durlabham adurlabham ātma-bhaktau govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi [Bs. 5.33]" So advaita. Advaita means without duality. Advaita acyuta,
Bg 1.23 Lecture
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] " yotsyamanan avekse ‘ham ya ete ‘tra samagatah dhartarastrasya durbuddher yuddhe priya-cikirsavahPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: ...tad-gatena manasā paśyanti yaṁ yoginaḥ [SB 12.13.1]. Paśyanti, this word is there. Yoginaḥ paśyanti, they see; dhyānāvasthita, by meditation. Revatīnandana: This is the Sixth Chapter Bhagavad-gītā? Is that what you’re quoting?Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Rev…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: ...is taking place. The rascal Darwin says that it is coming from monkey. Why the monkey does not produce a human being? All rascals. Harāv abhaktasya kuto mahad-guṇāḥ [SB 5.18.12]. Simply rascals. [pause] His name is Neiman? Pradyumna: CouldnPrabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pr…
SB 1.2.18
[recorded on faulty equipment] Prabhupāda: Naṣṭa-prāyeṣv abhadreṣu []. Abhadra. Abhadra, in human understanding, means it is not civilized. In your country you say “the gentleman.” So that gentleman, he is called bhadra, and in India the gentleman is considered as
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: Why you went to Vrindaban, New Vrindaban? Gurudāsa: I associated with Kirtanānanda Mahārāja. Prabhupāda: And? What was the result? Gurudāsa: Well, I’m a little bit stronger in Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Associating with devotees is a wonderful thing. They are really doing a lot of productive service there. They just put in a new road. The palace, theyPrabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Sudām…
SB 6.1.37
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.37 Nitāi: “Śukadeva Gosvāmī continued to speak: After the messengers of Yamarāja thus addressed the Viṣṇudūtas, those perfected beings who are personal associates of Vāsudeva smiled and, with voices resounding as the sound of the cloud, gravely spoke the following words.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Cc. Madhya 20.111
Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 20.111 Pradyumna: [chants verse, etc.] [devotees repeat] [break] " kṛṣṇera svābhāvika tina-śakti-pariṇati cic-chakti jīva-śakti āra māyā-śakti []" [00:53] Translation: “Lord Kṛṣṇa naturally has three energetic transformations, and these are known as the spiritual potency, the living entity potency and the illusory potency.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: We haven’t gotten all of the newspapers yet, but we did get some of them. This is the very popular Daily News. What is the circulation of the Daily News? Few million, isn’t it? Bali-mardana: Millions. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: It’s in the millions. It’s the largest in New York.Bali-mardana:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Bali-mardana:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Tamāl…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Not only our men, outsiders also. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Many outsiders were doing that. Hari-śauri: They like to pull the ropes. It’s a big experience for them. Prabhupāda: [belches loudly] What is this gas? Oxygen? No. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Er, not oxygen. Prabhupāda: They put some gas. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Carbon dioxide. CO2. You should have seen it. It was literally completely filled. When we werePrabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Tamāla K…
Room Conversation with Pranavdas Gupta about Astrology Report
Prabhupāda: There was avocado tree. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Yes, in your garden there. Oh, boy, that was a nice house you had there. Prabhupāda: Hmm. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Big window, picture window looking out to your garden. That Florida property is wonderful. Very, very good property in Florida. They call it New Naimiṣāraṇya. They have ten peacocks flying free, wild peacocks. They trained them. First them put them in a cage and keep them on the ground and feed them and everything. Then, after they get…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: You know that? Are you aware of this plan? Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: Yes. Prabhupāda: One man is kneading flour, five sers, and he’s getting two hundred rupees’ salary, and paratha and halavā. This is management, going on. Now today it has been checked. They are eating paratha and our men are starving. He is getting two hundred rupees, three hundred rupees. This is management. What can be done? And he hasTamāla Kṛṣṇa:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Pra…
Letters July 19
Damodara My dear Damodara, Please accept my blessings for yourself and your good wife, Mrganetridevi Dasi. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 13rd July, 197-0, and I am so glad to know that you are now happily married by Subala at a nice ceremony in Philadelphia.
Hayagriva Sriman Hayagriva Das Adhikary New Vrndavana RD 3, Moundsville, WV 26041 3764 Watseka Ave. Los Angeles, Calif. 90034 My Dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. Since you have gone I have not heard from you, neither do I know whether the property is purchased. I have not heard anything from Kirtanananda also. So I am anxious to know whether the festival in New Vrndavana will take...
Satsvarupa Boston My dear Satsvarupa, Please accept my blessings. So far it is fixed up that I go to New Vrindaban for Janmastami day by the 20th August. So if you like I can go for a few days before to Boston to see your temple and press. You can fix up this program by talking with Hayagriva and let me know. I think everything is going nicely in Boston.
London My dear Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter dated 10th July, 1970. Before that I received one postcard from you in Amsterdam. I was expecting your letter since a long time, but I could understand that you were very busy with Rathayatra festival, and I am very glad to learn that this time you made Lord Jagannatha
Tamala Krsna Paris My dear Tamala, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 10th July, 1970. I have also received news from Syamasundara that the Rathayatra was nicely performed. This is very encouraging. We should concentrate our energy in constructive work. The constructive work is preaching. So this Rathayatra festival is one of the items of our preaching...
Umapati Paris My dear Umapati, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated 12th July, 1970. I understand that the new boy, Harivilasa, is very experienced, so if he is going to be president that is nice. We want a good administration
Baltimore My dear Vrndavana Candra, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 12th July, 1970, and noted the contents. I am very glad that Haladhara has gone to join you in Baltimore center. Now you are three men strong so carry on our program nicely and gradually more sincere souls will come. Do not be disappointed but be always engaged in pushing on Sankirtana,...
Yogesvara London My dear Yogesvara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 13rd July, 1970, along with one poem which I have read and sent on to the editors of BTG. Some time back you sent another poetry which I have also sent to the editors; These poetics are nice, but now if you would write some articles for our BTG that will be even better. Now you have...
Los Angeles My dear Karandhara, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 7/13/72, and I have noted the contents. I have already sent you one telegram “OK SEND KRSNA BOOKS,” so by now I think you have duly forwarded the
Navina Berkeley My dear Navina, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated nil, and I have noted the contents. Regarding your question, what is the position of the women in Krishna Consciousness Movement, we are not responsible for marriages. If you want to get married at your own risk, that is all right, you can get married by the state service and the husband must take...
My dear Karandhara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 12, 1973 and I have carefully studied the contents. Regarding deposits in my bank account, yes, in the future you may make deposits in account number 366 8 80613. In the meantime, I am sending a letter to the Bank of America authorizing them to transfer
Dear Trai Das, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your special delivery letter of July 17, 1973 and I have carefully examined the contents. I am glad to hear from you that everything is in order at our Boston temple and that the house is nearing completion in repairs and rehabilitation. This will very much increase the prestige of our Boston center so that respectable people...

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