July 23

Spoken July 23
Initiations
Aravinda: Mamatā. Prabhupāda: Mamatā. Mamatā: Mamatā? Prabhupāda: M-a-m-a-t-a. Mamatā devī, “one who is very affectionate to everyone.” Come on. You know the rules and regulation? What are those? Mamatā: No meat-eating, no taking of intoxicants, no illicit sex, and no gambling. Prabhupāda: ThatMamatā:Prabhupāda:Ādi-pati:Prabhupāda:Ādi-pati:Trivikrama:Prabhupāda:Ādi-pati:Prabhupāda:Ādi-pati:Prabhupāda:Ādi-pati:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Pr…
Presentation Excerpt
Guild member: ...here are made of a very inferior metal, in fact in lead. But we couldn’t think anything better than having this badge made for you in solid gold, twenty-four carat. And hereby we present it on behalf of the members of the Guild to you, our most beloved leader.Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Guild member:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:
Bg 1.30 Lecture
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " na ca śaknomy avasthātuṁ bhramatīva ca me manaḥ nimittāni ca paśyāmi viparītāni keśavaPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation with Lord Fenner Brockway
Śyāmasundara: Prabhupāda, this is Lord Fenner Brockway. Prabhupāda: I’m so glad to... Śyāmasundara: And... Prabhupāda: So you were born in Calcutta? Lord Brockway: Yes, a little before you. [laughter] Prabhupāda: Oh. So how long you remained after your birth? Lord Brockway: I only remained in India for four years.Prabhupāda:Lord Brockway:Prabhupāda:Lord Brockway:Prabhupāda:Lord Brockway:Prabhupāda:Lord Brockway:Prabhupāda:Lord Brockway:Prabhupād…
Room Conversation with Mr. & Mrs James Williams
Mr. Williams: We were there last year, and I was there before, also. Prabhupāda: Ah. Mr. Williams: It is an interesting place, isn’t it? But there are... Prabhupāda: There are big, big professors, but they said that there is no life after death.Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. Williams:Prabhupāda:Mr. William…
SB 1.2.6
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " sa vai puṁsāṁ paro dharmo yato bhaktir adhokṣajePrabhupāda:
SB 6.1.42
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.42 Kṛṣṇa-kānti: [introducing recording; testing microphone] Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam class, Sixth Canto, First Chapter, text forty-two, recorded June 23rd, 1975. Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Nitāi:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Cc. Madhya 20.113
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [chants verse, etc.] " śaktayaḥ sarva-bhāvānām acintya-jñāna-gocarāḥ yato ‘to brahmaṇas tās tu sargādyā bhāva-śaktayaḥ bhavanti taptatāṁ śreṣṭhaPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Interview with Colin Cross Religion Editor of The Observer
Prabhupāda: I think I saw you before? No. Mukunda: Śrīla Prabhupāda, this is Mr. Colin Cross, who is the religious correspondent for The Observer. This is His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami. And this is Tony McGraw, who is a photographer. Jayatīrtha: The Observer is one of the most respected newspapers.Prabhupāda:Colin Cross:Jayatīrtha:Colin Cross:Prabhupāda:Colin Cross:Prabhupāda:Colin Cross:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Mukunda:Prabhupāda:Colin Cross:Prabhupāda:Colin Cross:Prabhupāda:Colin C…
Letters July 23
Babhru 439 HENRY STREET, BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11231 – Tel.: 596-9658 My dear Babhru (William), Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your very kind letter dated 19th July, and you will be glad to know that I have gladly accepted you as my duly initiated disciple. Your beads have been duly chanted on by me and they are enclosed herewith. Your spiritual name is Babhru Das Brahmachary. Babhru...
Madhudvisa Bombay My dear Madhudvisa Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 10th July, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. So far the Vakil Little Gibbs House is concerned, the offer mentioned by you is all right, but one point is that Mr. Vakil must take the responsibility of vacating the tenants on the first floor. We cannot become involved...
Los Angeles My dear Vrndavana Candra, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 20th July, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. So far as mixing with society, we can do it. That is all right. But simply for jobs sake, we cannot. To mix with them intimately is not good. So that should be avoided. Lord Caitanya never said stop mixing with nondevotees. He was...
Hayagriva das Adhikary C/o ISKCON New Vrindaban ISKCON Paris (reply ISKCON London) My dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 17, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. Yes, I shall do as you have requested by informing Karandhar that henceforward he should send you
Jayadeva My dear Jayadeva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 1, 1972, and I have noted the contents. Krishna’s plan becomes very easy for us when we follow Krishna’s orders, otherwise, we are following Maya
Damodara Dear Damodara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of you letter dated July 19, 1973 and I have carefully considered the contents. Yes, I have recently received a full report from Rupanuga Maharaja on the activities of the Washington D.C. and especially how you are most enthusiastic book distribution and that you are fixing to purchase the house. I am very glad that...
Dear Jagadisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 17, 1973 and I have considered the contents carefully. There is no objection to going in western clothes in order to distribute my books. It is not necessary that we always wear the robes, but we should always keep sikha and teelock. However, a wig or hat may be worn as you describe. We have to take...
Karandhara Los Angeles Dear Karandhara, Please accept my blessings. Enclosed please find three checks. Please deposit them in my Bank of America Account no 366/8-80613, and send me duplicate receipt. Your ever well-wisher, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Sukadeva Seattle Dear Sukadeva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of July 19, 1973 and I have carefully considered the contents. Regarding the starting of a society newsletter, I think there is no need for it. Do not unnecessarily increase your responsibilities. What responsibilities you have make perfect. Besides, we already have our society journal, Back...
Hyderabad My dear Abhinanda and Gopesvara das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 15, 1975 from Bhuvaneśvara and was very glad to read the contents how you are selling books there. You have done a great service, and I am very pleased with you. So far for selling books in India, we do not require a license. We are already selling our books there. From where...
Bank of America Bank of America Express Towers, Nariman Point Bombay, INDIA Att: The Manager Dear Sir: Enclosed please find a copy of the cable transfer advice No. 177654 from Bank of America Branch No. 553, San Francisco to your bank in favor of INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR KRISHNA CONSCIOUSNESS A/c. No. 16026 for the amount of Dollars 24,846.39 (twenty four thousand eight hundred forty six and...
Cyavana Nairobi My dear Cyavana Swami: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 2, 1975 and have noted the contents. I am glad to see that you are working enthusiastically there in Africa to spread Lord Caitanya’
Vrindaban My dear Dhananjaya das: Please accept my blessings. Enclosed please find a copy of my letter dated July 23, 1975 to Syndicate Bank, Vrindaban. Please take the copy and go there and take information whether they have received the amount and done it according to my instructions, and reply to me.
Giriraja Bombay My dear Giriraja das: Please accept my blessings. Enclosed find a copy of my letter to Bank of America, Bombay. Please take this copy to the Manager and see whether they have made the Fixed Deposit in the name of Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.

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