Spoken July 31
Śrī Brahma-saṁhitā, Verse 35
Prabhupāda: Govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi. " eko ‘py asau racayituṁ jagad-aṇḍa-koṭiṁ yac-chaktir asti jagad-aṇḍa-cayā yad-antaḥ aṇḍāntara-stha-paramāṇu-cayāntara-sthaṁ govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmiDevotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:
SB 1.2.5
Prabhupāda: [leads singing of Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [devotees offer obeisances] Prabhupāda: [hums] Wait. Yes. Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Revatīnandana:Pra…
Bg 1.44 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 1.44 Pradyumna: Translation: “Alas, how strange it is that we are preparing to commit greatly sinful acts, driven by the desire to enjoy royal happiness.” Prabhupāda: " aho bata mahat-pāpaṁ kartuṁ vyavasitā vayam yad rājya-sukha-lobhena hantuṁ svajanam udyatāḥDevotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Brahmānanda: ...hired these gangsters, professional gangsters to do this. So now one of these gangsters, he was to give testimony, and now he was killed. So they’re thinking maybe the CIA also is doing that. Prabhupāda: And who is advising CIA? Brahmānanda: The president. Nixon used to use the CIA toPrabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Jagadīśa:Prabhupāda:Jagadīśa:Prabhupāda:Jagadīśa:Prabhupāda:Jagadīśa:Prabhupāda:Jagadīśa:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Jagad…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Why the prison house is filled up with so many criminals? Guest: Why the prison house is filled up? Prabhupāda: Prison house. In the state. Guest: With so many prisoners? Prabhupāda: Yes. Guest: Of course, many people are committing crimes. Prabhupāda: Yes. So that committing crimes is his option, or government canvasses that Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2)…
Bg 10.8 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 10.8 [translated throughout into French] Prabhupāda: " mattaḥ sarvaṁ pravartate iti matvā bhajante māṁ budhā bhāva-samanvitāḥ [Bg. 10.8]" The meaning is, the Supreme Personality of Godhead is the origin of everything. Everything is emanating from Him. When one understands this fact, he becomes Yogeśvara:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk Around Farm
Prabhupāda: Oh. Viśvambhara: ...they produce a type of nut [chestnut]. Prabhupāda: Who eats that? Viśvambhara: We can eat. We roast in the oven. It is very good, offer it to the Deities. Prabhupāda: [break] ...a small potato, in the śukta you gave it? Harikeśa: No, that was radish. Viśvambhara: See from the garden many tomatoes and squash. Cauliflower is coming also. [break]Prabhupāda:Viśvambhara:Prabhupāda:Viśvambhara:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Bhagavān:Viśvambhara:Viśvambhara:Prabhupāda:Viśva…
Room Conversation
Bhūgarbha: Many scholars are appreciating more and more. And on the University of Edmonton, in Alberta, Canada, Dr. Radhakrishnan, he was a linguist, professor of linguistics. He’s a very pious man, and he is writing a book with some other professor in the Religion department on the comparative study of Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhupāda:Bhūgarbha:Prabhu…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Organize it and keep hundreds of books. They will live peacefully. But don’t entangle in sinful activities. Then it will be all right. Such a nice place, the city residents cannot imagine. What a nonsense life---clubs, slaughterhouse, gambling places, drinking house. This is like hell. Try to save people from this hellish condition of life, without any knowledge, like animals. And nature therefore creates a wholesale slaughterhouse in war, to cut throat allHarikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeś…
Meeting With Prabhudas P. Patwaria, Governor of Tamil Nadu
Prabhupāda: ...difficult to go from this room to that room. Unless one or two men help, I cannot go even to the toilet. Governor: I see. Whose treatment is going on? Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: One local kavirāja, Āyurvedic doctor. Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda:Governor:Prabhupāda…
Letters July 31
Gosainji Sri Gorachand Goswami Sebait Sri Radha Damodar ji Temple, Sebakunja Vrindaban. My dear Gosainji, Please accept my dandabats. Tomorrow I am going to Calcutta to catch my ship M.V. Jaladuta and I am starting for U.S.A. by the 10th of August, 1965 reaching New York after a month. And I have sent you one M.O. for Rs 25/-day before yesterday which I hope you have received in the meantime....
My dear Gopala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your letter dated July 26, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding your future settlement in India, You can work in any big city like Bombay or Delhi, because without living in a big city you cannot have a good job. You can also try Calcutta. Calcutta is also a very big industrial city, and if you...
Gurudasa My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of July 28, 1969, and I could not understand from your half-finished letter whether Rathayatra Ceremony was performed according to a subdued program. But I could understand that you are immersed in great confusion on account of the wheels giving way just after starting. I have received one letter from Syamasundara...
My dear Kulasekhara das (Colin Jury), Digvijaya das (Dick Withey), and Tirthapada das (Tim Austin), Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters, sent along with your beads, and I have noted the contents carefully. This initiation ceremony is a Vedic principle to lead a conditioned soul to the higher level of transcendental life. In the
My dear Lilavati, Please accept my blessings: I thank you very much for your letter dated July 23, 1969 and the photographs of your little daughter. These photographs were so nice, and I was very much engladdened to see how jolly Subhadra is. You write that she is already very enthusiastic Sankirtana Party, so train her up very nicely. If such a pious child is trained properly as you and Murari are...
Prabhas Babu My dear Prabhas Babu; I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter, F-54/286, dated July 22, 1969. I have noted that you are going to send the mrdangas more carefully. Yes, I am advising to retire your bill of shipping charges for Rs. 101.50 as soon as we receive instruction from the bank. Yes the books may be gunny packed in cases, and try to charge as low as possible. I understand The...
Subala My dear Subala, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 26, 1969, and I have noted the contents with pleasure. I am glad to learn that the Philadelphians are quickly taking some interest in our Krishna Consciousness Movement, and you are simply standing on the corner wearing robes and the people come to purchase copies of
Syamasundara My dear Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated July 25, 1969 and noted the contents with great encouragement, but at the same time I received one letter from Gurudasa which was not very encouraging. He told me the difficulty that was had in performing the Rathayatra Festival, and I am enclosing a copy of the letter to you which I replied...
Brahmananda , Gargamuni My dear Brahmananda Maharaja and Gargamuni Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your two nice letters along with xerox copy of press meeting. Satsvarupa has sent me the original signed copy and I have replied him separately.
Boston My dear Jadurani, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 28th July, 1970. Krsna can expand Himself in various ways with His different wives. You are not only advanced student in painting, but also in Krsna consciousness, so always pray to Krsna how you shall draw the painting and I think it will come out nice. My another request to you is that because...
Satadhanya My dear Satadhanya, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your kindly letter dated 25th July, 1971. Very soon I am going to Europe; London and Paris, but soon thereafter I will be returning to USA. At that time I may very well visit New Vrindaban. In the mean time you work cooperatively with the others to make our New Vrindaban a very nice place. Then how I can refuse...
Berlin My dear Sivananda, Please accept my blessings. I was so anxious to receive word from you and now I have received your letter post-dated 22nd July, 1971 and after such a long time. Thank you very much. Your letter of appreciation will be published in this years Vyasa Puja publication. I am so pleased to know that in Berlin everything is going on all right. You will be pleased to know that...
Madhudvisa My dear Madhudvisa Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter recommending new Brahmin initiates. Perform a fire ceremony and have a feast. Sacred threads are enclosed. I hope this letter finds you well.
Hansadutta Vrindaban My dear Hansadutta Maharaja; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 24, 1976 and have noted the contents with care. You should carry on your sankirtana movement; you are fit for that. Wherever you like you can make your Hq.
Los Angeles My dear Hrdayananda Maharaja; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of the new KRSNA books and your letter dated July 24, 1976 and with great pleasure I thank you for them. Please offer all the devotees my blessings. Their enthusiasm for distributing my books will please me very much. Not only will I be pleased, but my guru maharaja will also be pleased and they will all be...
Mayapur My dear Jayapataka Maharaja; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated and have noted the contents carefully. Let Prabhu Svarupa transfer the land immediately, we shall do the needful. You are an intelligent boy so you can take it from me that this Haridasapur scheme is for making a link with Bangladesh, so we have to deal from that point of view. Let him collect...
Parmanand Patel Sriman Parmanand Patel Asst. Eng. Division Office Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board Burhanpur Post Bulharpur, Dist.-Khandwa (M.P.) INDIA Dear Sriman Patel; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 3.6.76 which was addressed to Los Angeles now redirected to here. Therefore I am late in replying to your letter.
Bhaktivedanta Manor My dear Rucira dasi: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your gift and note dated. This process of offering whatever one has in one’s possession for the pleasure of the spiritual master or Krsna is recommended in the Bhagavad gita by the Lord Himself when he says,(Bg. 9.27(Bg. 4.34)

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