August 8

Spoken August 8
Bg 4.19-22 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 4.19–22 Prabhupāda: " yasya sarve samārambhāḥ kāma-saṅkalpa-varjitāḥ jñānāgni-dagdha-karmāṇaṁ tam āhuḥ paṇḍitaṁ budhāḥ" " tyaktvā karma-phalāsaṅgaṁ nitya-tṛpto nirāśrayaḥ karmaṇy abhipravṛtto Devotee:Prabhupāda:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Read our Teachings of Lord Caitanya. You will get so many ideas of preaching Caitanya. [break] ...analysis of the social structure of human society. People do not know it, how to make this social structure. There must be brāhmaṇa, kṣatriya, vaiśya, śūdra.Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Guest:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Guest:Devotee (1):Guest:Devotee (1):Guest:D…
Arrival Address
[poor recording] [translated simultaneously into French by devotee] Prabhupāda: So it is said, " bhagavad-bhakti-hīnasya jātiḥśāstraṁ japas tapaḥ aprāṇasyaiva dehasya maṇḍanaṁ loka-rañjanam [Hari-bhakti-sudhodaya 3.11]
Bg 2.8 Lecture
Pradyumna: ...bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " na hi prapaśyāmi mamāpanudyād yac chokam ucchoṣaṇam indriyāṇām avāpya bhūmāv asapatnam ṛddhaṁPrabhupāda:
Morning Walk at Niavaran Park
Hari-śauri: [explaining to Pradyumna how to use the tape recorder for recording the morning walk] See? That shows it’s playing now it is recoding also. You can see here it’s recording. These are already set that is automatic level control, so thats alright. So on the morning walk just take your finger off, just like the early Uher.Jñānagamya:Devotee (1):Jñānagamya:Devotee (2):Devotee (1):Jñānagamya:Devotee (3):Devotee (4):Jñānagamya:Nava-yauvana:Ātreya Ṛṣi:Prabhupā…
Evening Conversation
Ātreya Ṛṣi: Now if there are planets, Śrīla Prabhupāda, like the sun planet, where... Prabhupāda: We get information from the śāstra, every planet is full of life. Atreya Ṛṣi: Yes, that there is life in other, some planets. Prabhupāda: Jana-kīrṇa, this very word is used, Ātreya Ṛṣi:Prabhupāda:Jñānagamya:Prabhupāda:Jñānagamya:Prabhupāda:Jñānagamya:Prabhupāda:Ātreya Ṛṣi:Prabhupāda:Jñānagamya:Prabhupāda:Jñānagamya:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Jñānagamya:Prabhupāda:Ātreya Ṛṣi:Prabhup…
SB 3.22.19
Pradyumna: [chants synonyms, etc.] " ato bhajiṣye samayena sādhvīṁ yāvat tejo bibhṛyād ātmano me ato dharmān pāramahaṁsya-mukhyān śukla-proktān bahu manye ‘vihiṁsrān []" [07:37] Translation: “Therefore I shall accept this chaste girl as my wife, on the condition that after she bears semina from my body, I shall accept the life of devotional service accepted by the most perfect human beings. That process was described by Lord Viṣṇu. It is free from envy.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prab…
Room Conversation
Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: ...the same man that Ātreya Ṛṣi went and met. Prabhupāda: Any sane man will receive our... Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: He’s helping us in Karachi to open a temple now. And in Lebanon also... Prabhupāda: Everyone is accepting. It is for all, even Communist countries. Everyone is accepting our literature, our attempt. ThatGopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Yaśomatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Yaśomatīnandana:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Y…
Letters August 8
Bank Manager From: FOUNDER-SECRETARY: LEAGUE OF DEVOTEES 1975 So. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, Cal. 90034 USA Manager THE BANK OF BARODA 856, Chandni Chowk Delhi-6, INDIA Dear Sir: RE: ACCOUNT #2408 Kindly close this account, and whatever amount is there in credit balance please transfer to my personal account # 1452. Thank you.
Manager The Bank of Baroda Ltd. Post Box No. 1801 Mafatlal House Backbay Reclamation Bombay-1 Dear Sir: RE: ACCOUNT #4996 LEAGUE OF DEVOTEES Kindly close this account, and whatever amount is there in credit balance please transfer to my personal account #4966. Thank you.
Manager of The Bank of Baroda Manager THE BANK OF BARODA LTD 856, Chandni Chowk Delhi-6, INDIA Dear Sir, I thank you very much for your letter #FEX.21/-2295, dated July 28th, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I am enclosing herewith another formal advice on behalf of The League of Devotees for transferring the balance to my account #1452. Please do the needful.
Manager The Bank of Baroda Ltd. Post Box No. 1801 Mafatlal House Backbay Reclamation Bombay-1 Dear Sir, I thank you very much for your letter No. FGN: 14/1026, dated July 30th, 1969. First of all I beg to draw your attention to the credit balance in my SB account #4966. I think the credit balance quotation by you, Rs. 280.55, is not correct. The last balance in my credit on the 24th of July,...
Rupanuga My dear Rupanuga, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your letter of August 3rd, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. In further reference to your question the form of the spirit soul of the conditioned living entity, there is a spiritual form always, but it develops fully only when the living entity goes back to Vaikuntha. This form develops according...
Madhukantha Los Angeles My dear Madhukantha, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 2nd August, 1971 and have noted the contents. So far as your getting yourself married, I have no objection provided you agree to some points. First of all you must promise that you will not separate under any circumstances. This marriage is serious business and not to be taken lightly....
Mexico City My dear Citsukhananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated July 30 and August 4, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am very glad to hear that those boys have joined you, and I have also received one happy report from Daniel that he is living with you and he has no complaints, he is very happy. So you give Daniel all cooperation...
Giriraja Bombay My dear Giriraja, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated July 31, 1972, and I think things are going nicely there, but we must always remember that the Hare Krishna Land Development Trust, the trustees must be such persons who contribute lump sums for developing different parts of the building. I am very pleased that Mr. Kandelwal has contributed...
Detroit My dear Satsvarupa, Please accept my blessings. Thank you very much for your letter dated July 17, 1972, and I am very much pleased to understand from you that your Deity program, the Chicago program, and all other programs in our mid-western U.S.A. zone are very much improving more and more under your management. So far Chicago temple is concerned, they may install Deities later. First let...
Bali-mardana New York My dear Bali-mardana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your books which I find very very nice. Actually this book production is most important, and you have pleased me very much. Just go on and flood the whole world with these Krsna books.
My dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your telegram from New York “Festival extended per letter expect Your Grace 23rd, send details” Here Syamasundara has arranged a gorgeous festival beginning 21st till 27th August. Just see the program.
Dayananda Vrindaban My dear Dayananda das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 10, 1974 and have noted the contents. Regarding the candidates for first initiation, I have initiated them as follows: Gary Dallman
Bombay My dear Giriraja das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated August 7, 1974 hand delivered by Panca Dravida Swami. Regarding the installation ceremony here at Vrindaban, it will be done before next Janmastami, and if the cement can be obtained, it will be done after three months. It is good that you have almost completed the new cement godown and the...
Los Angeles My dear Satsvarupa das Goswami: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 26, 1974 and your Vyasa Puja Offering. It is very encouraging that many professors have purchased books for themselves and are considering to order them for their students. I very much like this program of the standing orders. Try to increase it up to 50,000 such orders from...
Los Angeles My dear Tripurari das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 25, 1974 and have noted the contents. I am glad to learn that in Washington D.C. temple you are engaged also in the Deity worship. It is good, and it is also a good idea of bringing the Deity of Gaura Nitai with you, as you have suggested in a chest. That is how Indian sadhus carry...
Melbourne My dear Amogha das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 15, 1975 and have noted the contents. I think you should take Australian rather than the American passport. The Australian passport is better because it is Commonwealth. So you take the Australian passport, and immediately go to India. We require good men in India now. Indonesia is not a very important...
Jayatirtha Los Angeles My dear Jayatirtha das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 6, 1975 and have noted the contents. Yes, it is all right if you pay something monthly. The monthly dividend is all right. Please send me the balance of the M-V Fund.

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