August 2

Spoken August 2
SB 1.2.5
Prabhupāda: " munayaḥ sādhu pṛṣṭo ‘haṁ bhavadbhir loka-maṅgalam yat kṛtaḥ kṛṣṇa-sampraśno yenātmā suprasīdati []" This is a whole conversation between great sage, Sūta Gosvāmī, and many brāhmaṇas assembled in Naimiṣāraṇya. [aside:] What is this child?Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:
Purport to Nṛsiṁha Prayers
Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Devotees: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Prabhupāda: Everything all right? Devotees: Jaya. Prabhupāda: Chant Nṛsiṁha mantra. [they chant together] " namas te narasiṁhāya prahlādāhlāda-dāyine hiraṇyakaśipor vakṣaḥ- śilā-ṭaṅka-nakhālaye" " ito nṛsiṁhaḥ parato nṛsiṁho
Room Conversation with Ian Polsen
Prabhupāda: ...and if we repeat that, what is our fault? [laughter] [Hindi], Caturbhuja. [Hindi] We say Kṛṣṇa said that “He is a rascal who does not surrender unto Me.” [laughs] Kṛṣṇa has chastised in so many places. Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Polsen:Prabhupāda:Ian Po…
SB 1.1.23
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.1.23 Prabhupāda: Hmm. Read it. Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " brūhi yogeśvare kṛṣṇe brahmaṇye dharma-varmaṇi svāṁ kāṣṭhām adhunopetePrabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 4.10 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " vīta-rāga-bhaya-krodhā man-mayā mām upāśritāḥ bahavo jñāna-tapasā pūtā mad-bhāvam āgatāḥ [Bg. 4.10]" Bhāvam means nature also. Just like we call nature sva-bhāva, sva-bhāva. So mad-bhāvam... This is one nature, this material nature. This is also KṛṣṇaDevotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Lecture During Walk [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: ...yenātmā samprasīdati. Yena-ātmā samprasīdati [SB 1.2.6]. If you want to please yourself... Everyone is trying to please himself, but here is the formula: yenātmā samprasīdati. Ātmā means soul, the Supersoul, the mind and the body also. According to the different position, the Devotees:
Morning Walk Around Grounds
Prabhupāda: It requires much water. Then sow grains. [break] Devotee (1): This is from the previous owner, Prabhupāda. He’s agreed to take the graves away. He is simply finding another place for them. It’s part of the contract we made with him, that he had to remove them.Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Devotee (1):Bhagavān:Devotee (2):Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Devotee (2):Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Devo…
Room Conversation
Hari-śauri: The whole country could be like this if everybody was Kṛṣṇa conscious. Prabhupāda: Very peacefully you can live. In the city you go, thousands of cars are running---ror-ror-ror-ror-ror-ror-ror-ror-ror. What is called? Flyway, expressway, downway. Every ten yards stop for the light. [laughter] How artificial life. And with all these things, if people would have been happy, all right. But theyHari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Jaya. [devotees offers obeisances] So Aniruddha, you are going to stay here? You are going to stay? That’s nice. He’s a big devotee. He says, “I am big devotee.” Hmm. [pause] Prabhupāda: So chant Hare Kṛṣṇa. [devotees and gurukulaPrabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotees:Bhagavān:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Mālatī:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Mālatī:Prab…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Hmm? You can say? Harikeśa: There are two sons? And a friend asked what was his... One was very dark... [laughter] Not Prabhupāda. Prabhupāda: Indian system is, the bridegroom... So when the man went to see the bridegroom, his father called his son, bridegroom’s father, Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:H…
Letters August 2
My dear Harbanslal Ji, I am very glad to learn that you have now gone to foreign countries for tour on business as well as cultural mission and I hope that you are enjoying there both your good health as well as the trouting experience. We had a German friend Indian domiciled for the last 20 years who is a great scholar in several languages. He used to say that in Germany specially, wherever an Indian...
My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. In continuation of yesterday’s letter signed by Kirtanananda, I may further inform you that the MacMillan contract is very important. I have already confirmed the terms, and you are herewith authorized to sign on my behalf. If the contract is bona fide, then there is no need of printing the books at my responsibility either in Japan or in India. I...
My dear Ann Clifford, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 25, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am pleased to learn that you have become interested in Krishna Consciousness through living at the Krishna House in Montreal and associating with the devotees there. Your return address is not at this Krishna House, and I hope that you are attending the...
My dear Gaurasundara, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 30 July, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am always encouraged to learn of the nice activities of our Hawaii Iskcon as they go on under your direction. These concerts which you are attending will not go in vain, because all of these people who are now hearing these vibrations of Hare Krishna...
Calcutta My dear Acyutananda and Jayapataka, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your telegram reading as follows: “Krishnas provided six months free house nine rooms occupy August fourth” I hope by the time this letter reaches you, you might have already occupied the house, so reply me this letter to London address 7 Bury Place, London, W.C.1. I am going there for a...
Anuradha (Jan), Bhaktilata (Becky), Rama Tulasi (Tina) Denver My dear daughters, Please accept my blessings. Upon the recommendation of Tulasi I have gladly consented to accept you as my duly initiated disciples. I have duly chanted your beads, and they have been dispatched by separate post. I have given you the spiritual names as follows:
New Orleans My dear Nityananda das; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter and have noted the contents with care. On your recommendation I am accepting the following disciples for first and second initiation: First Initiation
Embassy of the USA The Embassy of the United States of America, Dept. of Immigration and Visa, New Delhi Re: Extension of the validity of my Alien Registration Receipt, Card No. A-17978480. Dear Sir, I left the United States of America in July of 1976. As I am planning to go to the United States shortly, and as over one year has passed since I was last there, I am requesting your good office...

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