July 26

Spoken July 26
Initiation of Satyabhāmā Dāsī
Prabhupāda: ...auspicious day because it is all arrangement of His Divine Grace Oṁ Viṣṇupāda Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda, my [Prabhupāda’s voice chokes up] beloved spiritual master. He is seeing. He had a great desire to preach Lord CaitanyaUmāpati:Prabhupāda:Satyabhāmā:Prabhupāda:
Śrī Brahma-saṁhitā, Verse 32
Prabhupāda: " aṅgāni yasya sakalendriya-vṛtti-manti paśyanti pānti kalayanti ciraṁ jaganti ānanda-cinmaya-sad-ujjvala-vigrahasya govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi [Bs. 5.32]" (aside:) Why not sit comfortably? Please. There is ample space in the front. You can move. So Govinda,
Initiation and Brahma-saṁhitā Lecture
Prabhupāda: Govinda means who gives pleasure to the cows, who gives pleasure to the senses. He’s Govinda. Go means..., another meaning is earth. So He gives pleasure. Kṛṣṇa is all pleasure potency. And ādi-puruṣa. Ādi-puruṣam,
Initiations and Sannyāsa
Aravinda: Nārāyaṇa dāsa. Prabhupāda: Nārāyaṇa dāsa. You know the rules and regulations? Thank you. Take this. Hare Kṛṣṇa. Come on. This Deity photograph, this? Aravinda: Pompā dāsī. Prabhupāda: Pompā dāsī. Pompā is the sacred river. Flow with Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Hare Kṛṣṇa.Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Madhupurī:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Candanācārya:Prayāg:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:P…
Initiations
Aravinda: Yogamāyā dāsī. Prabhupāda: Yogamāyā. Yogamāyā, the internal energy of Kṛṣṇa. You are the servant of internal energy. Come on. What are the rules and regulations? Yogamāyā: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no gambling, no intoxication. Prabhupāda: So you agree? Yogamāyā: (laughs) Yes.Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Gandharvikā:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Charaṇi:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:Prabhupāda:Aravinda:P…
Bg 1.36 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 1.36 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] " pāpam evāśrayed asmān hatvaitān ātatāyinaḥ tasmān nārha vayaṁ hantuṁPrabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation with Graham Hill
Prabhupāda: But death is compelling me to die. There is no science, no philosophy, no hero to conquer over this death. This is our philosophy: how to conquer over the race between life and death. [aside:] Now you find out that verse,Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Graham Hill:Prabhupāda:Graham Hill:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Pradyumna:Graham Hill:Prabhupāda:Graham Hill:Prabhupāda:Graham Hill:Prabhupāda:Graham Hill:Prabhupā…
Morning Walk
Brahmānanda: ...shortage that they will make processes for eating the seaweed. Prabhupāda: They are already doing that. Rāmeśvara: It is considered a health food in many vegetarian restaurants. They import it as a health food. Prabhupāda: That Ahmedabad, that gentleman in his house, you were guestJayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Rāmeśvara:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:T…
Room Conversation with Prof. Servas
Prabhupāda: But everyone wants sunshine. Why in one place denied, and one place there is sunshine? You are not free. Even though you want sunshine, there is no sunshine. So how you feel free? You bring sunshine. But that is not happening. There is superior arrangement. So to accept that superior arrangement, that is real business, not to declare freedom falsely. That is not possible. If I say, Jayatīrtha:Ṛṣabhadeva:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Ṛṣabhadeva:Prabhupāda:…
SB 6.1.45
Nitāi: Translation: “In this life, any person, to the proportionate degree of the varieties of work, either religious or irreligious, as they are performed in the next life also, the same person to the same degree, the same variety, the resultant action of his karma must enjoy or suffer.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Conversation with George Harrison
[Prabhupāda is very hoarse; he is conducting the conversation from his bed] George Harrison: How do you feel? Prabhupāda: I have old man’s disease, cough and cold, so coughing. But still, work is going on, and I shall complete eighty years this month. September, eighty-one. So now, due to age, it is becoming little difficult.George Harrison:Prabhupāda:George Harrison:Prabhupāda:George Harrison:Prabhupāda:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:George Harrison:Prabhupāda:George…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Very good. Generally you are preaching here, preaching nice? Pṛthu-putra: Oh, yes. Prabhupāda: You know French? Pṛthu-putra: Yes, I am from France originally. Prabhupāda: So, what is your new publication? Bhagavān: So I have a big surprise. Jayatīrtha: Whew! Wow! It’s fabulous! Wow! Prabhupāda: Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.Hari-śauri:Bhagavān:Jayatīrtha:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Pṛthu-putra:Bhagavān:Pṛth…
Room Conversation Gaurasundara, Dr. Kapoor
Gaurasundara: ...just wanted to come and see you for a while. Prabhupāda: Why not stay here for some time? [pause] Where is Govinda dāsī? Gaurasundara: She’s in Hawaii. Prabhupāda: So what are your activities now? Gaurasundara: In Hawaii we have Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa Deities, so having bathing, Deity worship and reading your books twice a day.Prabhupāda:Gaurasundara:Prabhupāda:Gaurasundara:Prabhupāda:Gaurasundara:Prabhupāda:Gaurasundara:Prabhupāda:Gaurasundara:Prabhupāda:Gaurasundara:Prabhupāda:Gauras…
Letters July 26
“Children” at New York Dear “children” at New York, Please accept my blessings. We had a very nice plane ride here to New Delhi, although it took somewhat longer than we had anticipated. We arrived in London on schedule Sunday morning, and Kirtanananda gave me a massage, and then I took shower bath and rested until afternoon. We boarded the plane for Moscow and no more than we got in our...
Yamuna London My dear Yamuna, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 12 July, 1970, and noted the contents. I have also received the pera and it is very nice. I know that you prepare everything very carefully for the Deities. You can offer the Deities as many varieties of sweetmeats as possible.
Karandhara Los Angeles My dear Karandhara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated 7/22/73. Everything you have arranged is in order. I have signed the cards. All cheques issued should be entered into the Account Book, and an informing letter should be written regarding: to whom the cheque was made and what purpose: and send one copy to me and one to Bali Mardan....
Atlanta My dear Balavanta das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 9, 1974 and have noted the contents. Regarding the initiations, I am pleased to inform you that I have initiated them as follows: Mike Munoz
Daughters London My dear Daughters: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your notes, and I thank you very much for your daksine. It was a very nice visit to the Bury Place temple. It is from there that we started our London activities, and I am so glad to see that the Deities are being decorated there the best. You are all working very hard, and this will not go in vain. Whatever...
Honolulu My dear Sudama Maharaja: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 18, 1974 and have noted the contents. Regarding the initiations, I have duly initiated them as follows: Matt Johnson---Mahaksa Greg Price
My dear Aksayananda Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated June 22, and July 3. So I am glad to know that you have had successful program in Kampoor. Yes, I think I remember Radha Krsna in Sadaf Agharwal from Kampoor. What was the name of his shop, is it a bottle shop? Yes, this traveling preaching program is a good idea. It is very nice, and you are a good...
Dinanatha N. Mishra Sriman D.N. Mishra 179, Balarama Dey Street Calcutta-6 My dear Dinanatha: Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 27, 1975 and have noted the contents. Regarding seeing your book on Lord Ramacandra partly translated into English, I am very much eager to see it. I am returning to India by the month of October, therefore there is no hurry. When...
Governor of Uttar Pradesh Raj Bhavan Lucknow, U.P. INDIA Dear Dr. Channa Reddy, Please accept my best wishes. I thank you for your letter dated June 14, 1975 and have noted the contents carefully. As you are also touring very widely within India, I also am touring very widely all over the world. From Australia I went to Fiji, then to Honolulu, Hawaii. From there I went to Los Angeles, then Denver,...
G.L. Nanda Sriman Gulzari Lal Nanda 5, Tughlak Road New Delhi - 11, INDIA 641 Ramona Ave., Laguna Beach, Ca. 92651 USA Dear Sriman Nandaji, Please accept my greetings. Since I last wrote you my letter dated June 14, 1975, I have received one encouraging letter from Dr. Channa Reddy, Governor of Uttar Pradesh. He is very enthusiastic in this project. So I am very anxiously awaiting your reply...
Niranjana Glasgow My dear Niranjana dasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 14, 1975. Regarding the temple that Ramananda is expecting to construct, who will pay for it? Has he mentioned this to you? Anyway, I will be speaking with him when I next go to India. I thank you for your report of the Rathayatra. Please ask Hansadutta to send me a complete report...
Sarvavit Mombassa, Kenya My dear Sarvavit dasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 15th, and I am very glad to read the contents. I am glad to learn that you are getting good training by Cyavana Maharaja and you should take your post of temple president as a very serious matter. It is your responsibility to always exhibit a Krsna conscious example. You should...
Vrnda Winnipeg, Canada Dear Vrnda devi dasi, Please accept my blessings. I am in receipt of your letter, undated. Regarding the booklet, “A Guide to the Care of Srimate Tulasi devi,” yes, the book is very nice. It is approved. But one thing is that no sprays can be used, not at all. Tulasi is a worshipable plant so there is no question of using any sprays. The best thing is to simply daily water...
My dear Jayapataka Maharaja; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 21, 1976 and have noted the contents with care. Regarding your meeting me to discuss the land acquisition matter, I shall inform you later on as to my arrival time in India. For the time being I shall stay at the farm in France. But as far as going to see the Chief Minister is concerned, let him...

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