July 29

Spoken July 29
Bg 4.12-13 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 4.12–13 Prabhupāda: " kāṅkṣantaḥ karmaṇāṁ siddhiṁ yajanta iha devatāḥ kṣipraṁ hi mānuṣe loke siddhir bhavati karma-jā" People, they are naturally following leadership, but they do not want to follow the leadership of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. Because they want immediate relief from the miseries of this world. They do not want a permanent solution of all miseries. Kṛṣṇa, if we accept the leadership of Kṛṣṇa, then in this very life we can make a solution of all the miseries of material exist…
Initiation of Bali-mardana Dāsā
Prabhupāda: Two brahmacārīs will be initiated in Kṛṣṇa consciousness. You can come forward. Yes. [break] ...means the beginning and the beginning of Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Because at the present moment we are merged into non-Kṛṣṇa consciousnessGirl:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Bill:Prabhupāda:Bali-mardana:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:
Arrival Lecture
Prabhupāda: We see you chanting the mahā-mantra. Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu predicted that in every village, town, country on the surface of the globe this saṅkīrtana movement will be spreading. So we are very much obliged to you that in this remote place, which is thousands and thousands miles away from Lord CaitanyaDevotee (1):Woman Guest:Prabhupāda:Woman Guest:Prabhupāda:Woman Guest:Prabhupāda:Woman Guest:Prabhupāda:Woman Guest:Prabhupāda:Woman Guest:Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Devotee (1):Prabhupād…
Bg 7.1 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 7.1 Prabhupāda: Where is my spectacles? " mayy āsakta-manāḥ pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]" Lord Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, speaking the topmost form of yoga system. In the Sixth Chapter of Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Prabhupāda:
Television Interview
Interviewer: As confirmed by all the Vedic scriptures and by the great sages in the disciplic succession, He has a body made of eternity, bliss, and all knowledge. God has infinite forms and expansions. But of all His forms, His original form, His transcendental form, is as a cowherd boy. A form which He reveals only to His most confidential devotees. So go the teachings of Kṛṣṇa as laid down in the Vedic literature. And of the sages in the disciplic succession, which I men…
Interview
er: This is being recorded on videotape, so it will be broadcast later. Prabhupāda: Yes. er: Not right now, but later on... [break] ...very little this... Prabhupāda: [laughs] er: Yes. So if I ask questions which, you know, sound sort of ignorant... Prabhupāda: [laughs] Yes, I shaller:Prabhupāda:er:Prabhupāda:er:Prabhupāda:er:Prabhupāda:er:Prabhupāda:er:Prabhupāda:er:Prabhupāda:er:Prabhu…
Bg 1.41-42 Lecture
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] " saṅkaro narakāyaiva kula-ghnānāṁ kulasya ca patanti pitaro hy eṣāṁ lupta-piṇḍodaka-kriyāḥPrabhupādaSB 4.8.4Cc. Ādi 1.90Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
[in car] Prabhupāda: ...and artificially they construct big, big cities. Jagadīśa: We made a wrong turn. Prabhupāda: Wrong? Jagadīśa: Wrong turn we made back at the beginning of the street. [break] Prabhupāda: ...coming. Why? Brahmānanda: This is more pleasant. Satsvarūpa: In a newspaper report, Śrīla Prabhupāda, India, it said that the mass of people in the rural areas didnPrabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Satsvarūpa:Dayānanda:Satsvarūpa:Dayānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda…
SB 6.1.47
Nitāi: “Just as this present springtime indicates the nature of the past springtimes and the future springtimes, similarly, this life of happiness, distress or a mixture of both gives evidence of religious and irreligious activities of past and future lives.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Arrival at Farm
[at apartment at chateau] Bhagavān: Most are at the farm, waiting. Here there is sixty; the rest are there. They told me that after I told them that you might not come, the next morning at maṅgala ārtik no one was dancing. Prabhupāda: [laughs] I know that. Therefore I come in this old age to encourage the devotees. [coughs] Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare.Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:P…
Letters July 29
Messrs Atmaram and Sons English Department Kashmiri Gate Delhi 6. Att: Sri Ishkumar Dear Sir: I beg to inform you that I have come back from the U.S.A. in an unwell condition; therefore I cannot come to see you personally at the present time. But I request you to send me a statement of account at my Vrindaban address listed above.
I, the undersigned, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, presently author of the following books: Krsna; Nectar of Devotion; Easy Journey to Other Planets; Isopanisad; Bhagavad-gita As It Is; Srimad-Bhagavatam; Teachings of Lord Caitanya; Krsna Consciousness: The Topmost Yoga System,
Citsukhananda Mexico City My dear Citsukhananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter from Mexico City dated July 17, 1972, and I have noted the contents. I am also eager to come there but immediately I am in Europe. But I promise I will go again, and I will let you know when I can come. I also want that you take that place at Puerto Vallarta from our Daniel. I like that...
[ The condition of this letter is very poor. ] My dear Gargamuni, Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter from Dvaraka dated July 17, 1972, and with great pleasure I have noted the contents. I am very glad to hear that your Sankirtana party is having such great success all over Gujarat province and I am very much pleased upon you. This is actually Lord Caitanya
Madhudvisa My dear Madhudvisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 19, 1972. One thing is, I have just received on July 25, 1972, the following telegram from Mohanananda; “Obeisances I am not offended mismanaging book fund Madhudvisa Swami is responsible why must I receive blame against my wishes.
Gandhi Gram Road, Juhu, Bombay 54 RESOLUTION At the meeting of the members of the Bureau of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness held at their Head Office at the Hare Krishna Land, Gandhi Gram Road, Juhu, Bombay on the 29 July, 1974 the following was resolved:
Deoji Punja Lautoka, Fiji My dear Deoji Punja: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 28, 1975 with enclosed plans for the Fiji temple. Regarding the land, if it cannot be transferred then you should give the use of the land to ISKCON with a formal lease for 99 years with an option to renew. Your purpose that the land cannot be transferred will be served because...
Honolulu My dear Gurukrpa Swami: Please accept my blessings. From your telephone conversation with Brahmananda Swami I understand you have paid DNP another ,000.00. You are keeping 10 men there in Japan, and even if the collection will not be so much as you were doing, that is all right, just as long as it goes on. Regarding setting up a jewelry business in Japan, that is all right. That the men...
Hansadutta Bhaktivedanta Manor My dear Hansadutta das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 21, 1975 and have read the contents carefully. I am very glad that you had a nice Ratha Yatra there, and that even more people attended this year. It doesn
Los Angeles My dear Tulsi das: Please accept my blessings. Upon your request I accept the following as my disciples and their names are: Mihallais Gitsis---Nandagopa dasa; Jamie Cray---Mahapurusa dasa; Terry Dann---Priyatmaja dasa; and James Mason---
Mantrini My dear Mantrini devi dasi: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your offering of July 27, 1976 of 108 pounds and I thank you very much for it. Actually you are correct, it is not possible for the disciple to repay the debt to the spiritual master. Therefore the disciple remains eternally indebted to the spiritual master and continually works in such a way that the spiritual...
Mr. B. J. Murdock Manager, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. Naviti St. P.O. Box 56 Lautoka, Fiji Dear Sir: In regards the loan of ,000.00 solicited by Deoji Punja in the name of ISKCON, or any other loans solicited in the name of ISKCON, as the Founder-Acarya and final authority on all ISKCON matters please be informed that until you receive authorization from me you may kindly wait...
Odette My dear Odette: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your poem offering and I want to thank you very much for it. I have appreciated the sentiments expressed within and I hope that you will continue to advance more and more in your Krsna consciousness.
Vasudeva My dear Vasudeva das; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of the undated joint letter from you and Upendra dasa and have noted the contents with care. Regarding the situation in Fiji, it is necessary that we come to a proper understanding as to the status of the land and the organization of ISKCON Fiji itself. The first point is that the governing board of ISKCON may have yourself...
Yasodanandana My dear Yasodanandana Swami: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 17 July 1976 and have noted the contents. In regards to your point on the brahmanas being dispersed all over the world, Rsabhadeva’s sons were both brahmanas and ksatriyas and were throughout the world. The sons of Nava Yogendra were the brahmanas and another son

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