August 23

Spoken August 23
Lecture [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: So to love Kṛṣṇa we don’t require anything. Ahaituky apratihatā. It is open for everyone, but we should learn to sacrifice for Kṛṣṇa. That is the sign of love. Yat karoṣi yad aśnāsi yaj juhoṣi [Bg. 9.27]. If you
SB 1.2.20
[Govindam prayers playing] Prabhupāda: [sings Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. All glories to Śrī Guru and Gauranga. [devotees offer obeisances] Prabhupāda: Hmm. Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 2.17 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 2.17 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " avināśi tu tad viddhi yena sarvam idaṁ tatam vināśam avyayasyāsyaPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Lecture, “What is Religion?”
Prabhupāda: Today’s subject matter is “What is Religion?” So we are reciting some verses from the Sixth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, where the subject matter, dharma, is discussed. It is said that dharmaṁ tu sākṣād bhagavat-praṇītamBhagavān:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk in Public Gardens
Mahāṁsa: It’s just a club for children, for playing. That’s all. [break] Prabhupāda: We shall go this way or this way? Mahāṁsa: If you like you can go... This will be moist. Harikeśa: There’s no real path there. Mahāṁsa: There’s a path over here. Why don’t you go around here? This is an archaeological museum, Prabhupāda.Matunga:Devotee:Devotee (2):Devotee:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Mahāṁsa:Prabhupāda:Mahāṁsa:Prabhupāda:Vāsughoṣa:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Mahāṁsa:Prabhupāda:Matunga:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:P…
Letters August 23
Vrndaban, India My dear Sripada Bon Maharaja, kindly accept my humble dandabats. I beg to inform you that many of my American disciples have become seriously interested in the philosophy of Krishna Conscious. They want to come to Vrindaban to study the Krishna philosophy as authorized by explained by the Gosvamis and specifically by Jiva Goswami in his six Sandarbha. Some of them are U. s of U.S.A....
Kirtanananda, Hayagriva Jaya Om Visnupada Paramahamsa Parivrajakacarya Astottara Sata (108) Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Prabhupada Ki Jaya Namah Om Visnupadaya Krsnapresthaya Bhutale Srimate Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Iti Namine Jaya Sriman Hayagriva Brahmacari Prabhu Ki Jaya
Unknown Brahman realization is considered catastrophic in the sense if one does not make further progress to Krishna Consciousness. The less intelligent class of men give more stress on the Brahman realization and they take it as final, so this conclusion is a catastrophe. Because one has to make further progress for Paramatma realization, and further progress for God realization. If one finalizes...
New Vrindaban My dear Gargamuni Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. When I was in L.A. sometimes one month back I received two letters from you and Brahmananda Maharaja. Since then I have not heard from you. Although I was expecting your letters every moment. I was personally asking everyone your touring and I have already inquired from Rupanuga Prabhu your address.
Bombay My dear Giriraja Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter and the nice Vyasa Puja offering you have sent. I have sent it to Satsvarupa Goswami for printing in the BTG. Writing is a very important part of our work and satsvarupa is always anxious to have new material from the devotees for expanding the BTG. You have a nice talent for writing, practice makes perfect,...
Delhi Sri G.L. Kapoor; Please find below my testimonial in honor of Sumati Morarji. “Madame Sumati Morarji is a great friend of our Krishna Consciousness Movement. I first met her in connection with the printing of my Srimad-Bhagavatam and she was so kind as to immediately pay me 500 Rupees for it. Later on, in 1965 when I wanted to go to the USA, I appealed to this benevolent lady again to carry...
Los Angeles My dear Ramesvara Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of the BBT Trustees report and have heard your proposal for funding the Mayapur project. Yes your proposal sounds very nice and you may do it. It is very good that this project be a world-wide effort.
Sriman Paramanand Patel c/o Yoga Vidyalaya Ashram Rajnandjaon M.P. Dear Sri Paramanand Patel, Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 16 August 1976 and have noted the contents with care. I have already left Bombay and I presently am at my Hyderabad center, leaving for Delhi on the 25th of August. I shall remain there up to September 2nd or 3rd and then we shall go...
Auckland, New Zealand My dear Tusta Krsna Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of 10 August 1976 and have noted the contents. Your idea and completion of the kirtana hall etc. is very nice. You can visit our farm projects at New Vrndavana and the New York Farm in Port Royal, Pennsylvania. They do everything very nicely and you can develop your farm on their model....

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