August 21

Spoken August 21
Bg 4.37-40 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " yathaidhāṁsi samiddho ‘gnir bhasmasāt kurute ‘rjuna jñānāgniḥ sarva-karmāṇi bhasmasāt kurute tathā [Bg. 4.37]" Yathā, “as,” as an edhāṁsi. Edhāṁsi means “fuel.” Sammidho ‘gniḥ, “blazing fire.” Bhasmasāt, “turns into ashes.Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Disciple:Prabhupāda:Disciple:Prabhupāda:Disciple:Prabhupāda:
SB 7.9.13
Prabhupāda: " sarve hy amī vidhi-karās tava sattva-dhāmno brahmādayo vayam iveśa na codvijantaḥ ksemāya bhūtaya utātma-sukhāya cāsya vikrīḍitaṁ bhagavato rucirāvatāraiḥ []" Prahlāda Mahārāja is induced to pray Lord Nṛsiṁha-deva to pacify. He was in violent feature. So heYoung man:Prabhupāda:Young woman:Prabhupāda:Young woman:Prabhupāda:Young woman:Prabhupāda:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Class must be. Without hearing, everything will be tainted. [knock on door] Yes? Haṁsadūta: Prabhupāda, what do you think the German translation work? I mean... Prabhupāda: It must go on. Haṁsadūta: I know it must go on. But isn’t there some way to increase it, to make it go more quickly?Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Pra…
SB 1.2.18
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.18 [Govindam prayers playing] [Prabhupāda sings along] Prabhupāda: [sings Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [indistinct] Mṛdaṅga. [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. All glories to Śrī Guru and Gauranga. [devotees offer obeisances]Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:
Bg 2.15 Lecture
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [break] " yaṁ hi na vyathayanty ete puruṣaṁ puruṣarṣabha sama-duḥkha-sukhaṁ dhīraṁ so ‘mṛtatvāya kalpate [Bg. 2.15]" [00:35] Translation: Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Śrī Śrī Rādhā Gokulānanda Deity Installation, Brahmā-saṁhitā 5.43
Prabhupāda: " ...hari-dhāmasu teṣu teṣu te te prabhāva-nīcayā vihitaś ca yena... [Bs. 5.43]." " goloka-nāmni nija-dhāmni tale ca tasya devī-maheṣa-hari-dhāmasu teṣu teṣu te te prabhāva-nīcayā vihitaś ca yena govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmiDevotees:
Janmāṣṭamī Lecture
Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] " oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ" " śrī-caitanya-mano-‘bhīṣṭaṁ sthāpitaṁ yena bhū-tale
Room Conversation with Lalita Bose
Prabhupāda: [Bengali] Exactly what Kṛṣṇa has said. Our mission... [Bengali] Yāre dekha, tāre kaha ‘kṛṣṇa’-upadeśa [Cc. Madhya 7.128]. Bās. If you speak what Kṛṣṇa has instructed, you become guru. But if you make your own concoction, own invention, thenLalita Bose:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Lalita Bose:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Lalita Bose:Prabhupāda:Lalita Bose:Prabhupāda:L…
Room Conversation
Jayapatākā: I was with him when he posted the letter. Prabhupāda: But where is that? Jayapatākā: I’ll ask him when I see him. Prabhupāda: You have got any copy? No. Jayapatākā: I didn’t keep a copy. Prabhupāda: When they submit? Quarterly? Jayapatākā: Yes. Prabhupāda: Part of the money is contribution for construction of my house. Ten thousand. Ten thousand dollars?Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Jayapatākā:Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Prabhupāda…
Room Conversation About Blitz News Clipping
Prabhupāda: What is [indistinct]? There is appreciation. And send all these newspaper clippings us in Hyderabad... Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: Yes, I’m sending that to... Prabhupāda: ...how they are receiving. Gargamuni: I had those printed up now. Hari-śauri: Even the chief minister.Prabhupāda:Gargamuni:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Pradyumna:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Pradyumna:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Pr…
Letters August 21
26 Second Avenue - B1 New York, NY 10003 USA Phone: 212-674-7428 Sripad Narayana Maharaja, Please accept my dandavats and also please take my blessings. I think that now you are forgetting me. I will never forget you, but I see that you are forgetting me. How are you? I hope you are all kusala (well and happy) in every way. Now I am staying at the above address. In the middle of September I think...
Acyutananda, Jayagovinda Dear Acyutananda and Jaya Govinda, Please accept my blessings. I have received so many letters from both of you and I am replying today summarily, especially your joint letter dated July 27, 1968, and Jaya Govinda’s letter dated August 19, 1968. The first thing, I warn Acyutananda, do not try to initiate. You are not in a proper position now to initiate anyone. Besides...
Girish 1975 So. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, Cal. 90034 My Dear Girish, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for the beautiful ornaments that you have so kindly sent for my Deities. Immediately upon receipt of them I have placed these ornaments upon Sri Sri Radha Krishna, and they are looking very gorgeous. So your gift has been very successful, and surely Krishna will bless you for...
Kirtanananda 1975 So. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, Cal. 90034 My Dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of 12 August, 1969, sent along with a package of sandesh. I am sorry that I was not able to see how you have nicely made the sandesh because upon arrival it was found to have gone bad. So I do not think it will be practical to continue sending foodstuffs...
His Holiness Swami B.S. Bhagavata Maharaja Revered Sripada Bhagavata Maharaja, Kindly accept my humble obeisances. I beg to thank you very much for your letter dated 8th July, 1969, postmarked the 8th of August, 1969. I see this letter was addressed to me in New Vrindaban, and from there it was redirected to Los Angeles. I understand that you addressed another letter to me dated 6th June, 1969 addressed...
Yadubara My dear Yadubara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated August 10, 1972. Regarding printing BTG Hindi in India your scheme to print them in Bombay is accepted by me. So you do the needful being contact with Ramananda.
Abhirama Miami My dear Abhirama das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 18, 1975, and upon your recommendation I am accepting the following as my initiated disciples and their names are: Sunil Awatramani---
Gurudasa Laguna Beach My dear Gurudasa Swami: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 6, 1975 and have noted the contents. The purpose of sannyasa is that now one has no hindrances for preaching work. The purpose is to increase preaching. So if one takes sannyasa and does not increase preaching, then there is no value. So you take this opportunity seriously, and...
Nityananda New Orleans My dear Nityananda Das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 5, 1975 and have noted the contents. The news clipping was nice. Regarding your festival of Ratha Yatra, you have got my blessings. Either with or without my presence, you will be successful, so do not worry(Bg. 3.14)
Ramesvara Los Angeles My dear Ramesvara das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 12, 1975 and have noted the contents. Yes, when Krsna was present, the religious principles were going on nicely, but when He retired back to His abode, then deterioration infiltrated. But Srimad-Bhagavatam is the sunshine Purana by Vyasadeva to open the eyes of the conditioned...

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