August 24

Spoken August 24
Bg 4.39-5.3 Lecture
Prabhupāda: Just like the roaring of a lion drives away the big elephants from the forest---whenever there is roaring of a lion, even the big animals like elephants, they go away---similarly, this vibration of transcendental sound will cleanse the elephants of dirtiness in the mind. We have accumulated dirtiness in our mind after many, many births, and that is a huge garbage. So this transcendental sound is just like the roaring of lion, and it will clear all the garbages accumulated.Student:Pra…
Bg 4.1 Lecture
Prabhupāda: Dr. Murti, how are you? Dr. Murti: Fine. Prabhupāda: Thank you. Come forward. All come forward. Janārdana: Swamiji, you’ll have to excuse me just a few minutes early. I have an appointment with many people this evening. Prabhupāda: Oh. At 8 o’clock you want to leave? That’s all right. This is microphone for speaking, like this? Hare Kṛṣṇa. [someone begins to play harmonium] It has to be like this. All right. I can try. This is also [indistinct]. Hare Kṛṣṇa. So just begin Prabhupā…
SB 1.2.3
Prabhupāda: " yaḥ svānubhāvam akhila-śruti-sāram ekam adhyātma-dīpam atititīrṣatāṁ tamo ‘ndham saṁsāriṇāṁ karuṇayāha purāṇa-guhyaṁ taṁ vyāsa-sūnum upayāmi guruṁ munīnām []" So, yaḥ svānubhāvam akhila-śruti-sāram ekam. AkhilaPradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:
SB 1.2.21 and Initiations
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.21 and Initiations Prabhupāda: [sings Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to you Prabhupāda. [devotees offer obeisances] Prabhupāda: Hmm. Begin. [05:41] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee…
Bg 2.18 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 2.18 Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " antavanta ime dehā nityasyoktāḥ śarīriṇaḥ anāśino ‘prameyasya tasmād yudhyasva bhārata [Bg. 2.18]" [break] [00:23] Translation: “Only the material body of the indestructible, immeasurable and eternal living entity is subject to destruction; therefore fight, O descendant of Bharata.Prabhupāda:Woman devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Brahmānanda: ...six and 1975 is seventy-nine years? Prabhupāda: Seventy-nine complete. Now, from first September, eightieth begins. Beginning eightieth. The age is taken... So we are not going to... Where? Harikeśa: Actually we don’t know. [shouting] Get Tejiyas. Where is Tejiyas?Devotee (1):Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Brahmānanda:Jayapatāka:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Madira:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Jayapatāka:Prabhu…
Morning Walk [partially recorded]
Mahāṁsa: ...thousand feet. Prabhupāda: No. What trees? Mahāṁsa: All flowers, shade and more fruit trees. six or twelve varieties of mangoes. Prabhupāda: That’s nice. Passerby: Mahārāja! Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Jaya. Indian man: [Hindi] Big men, every nation, big. Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Mahāṁsa: There’s Muslims who go to the mosque in the morning just here. TherePrabhupāda:Devotee:Mahāṁsa:Harikeśa:
Meeting with Mr. Raju, Endowments Commissioner
Prabhupāda: But we are so... [aside:] You can keep it there now. Keep. So we do not believe in these things, that there is Bhagavān, and Bhagavān comes, He has got a mission. Do you believe in these things? Frankly speaking, do you believe in these things? Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Mr. Raju:PrabhupādaSB 4.8.4Cc. Ādi 1.90Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Mr. Raju:Prabhupāda:Mr…
Room Conversation
Indian man: [indistinct] Prabhupāda: I have got a sister. She is three years younger than me. So sometimes I chastise her like anything, because we have the same feeling. She is younger. Seventy-seven years, younger sister. But the feeling is there, younger. You know I sometimes chastise her.Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Harikeśa:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Harikeśa:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Vāsughoṣa[?]:Prabhupāda:Vāsughoṣa[?]:…
Room Conversation with Tirupati Paṇḍita and Government Minister
Prabhupāda: Nowadays people are taking to the imagination of industry. But we don’t find in Bhagavad-gītā, there is any suggestion for industry. Kṛṣṇa said... [aside:] It started? Hari-śauri: Yes. It’s recording. Prabhupāda: No, no, you stop this. Hari-śauri: You want to play this tape back?Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍita:Prabhupāda:Paṇḍ…
Letters August 24
Whatever progress I am making, I think it is due to that. I am very glad you are doing your best to open a branch at L. A. When I return to Delhi I shall enquire of the Gita (Gira) Press there, as you requested. If you have not done so, please send the monthly
Roland Michener (Governor-General of Canada) His Excellency the Right Honorable Roland Michener Governor-General of Canada Government House Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Your Excellency, ISKCON (the International Society of Krishna Consciousness) is a non-lucrative organization, whose purpose is to promote the well-being of human society by drawing its attention to God. We are a non-sectarian society,...
West Berlin My dear Son, Brahmacari Sivananda, Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter dated August 21, 1968, and I declare herewith that Krishna desired you to go to Amsterdam, and therefore, you are not admitted in England. I have seen also the description of your little activities in Amsterdam, but I could not understand the language. But one thing I observed in that article,...
Danavir My dear Danavir, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 17th August, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I was very much shocked on hearing of the accidental death of Professor Dosa. I am sending herewith one letter for his wife which please hand over to her and give her all solace. Everything is under Krishna
Hamburg My dear Hansadutta, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 21st August, 1971 and have noted the contents. If I was misinformed, forget this incident and go on with your duty. Stress on Sankirtana performance and distribution of BTG. Our program is simple. You are a senior member of our society. So if you strictly follow our rules and regulations, chanting...
My dear Madhudvisa Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 18th August, 1971 and have noted the contents. You should not close any deal the house of Dr. Bali without seeing it. Actually there is no need of seeing the house at this time. If I go to Madras, then at that time I shall see it and we shall purchase it by local contribution. See the copy of the letter...
Vamanadeva St. Louis My dear Vamanadeva, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 19th August, 1971 and have noted the contents. The beads enclosed have been chanted and are enclosed herewith along with one letter for Sravaniya Devi Dasi.
Certification (for Jayapataka) CERTIFICATE OF CHARACTER In the matter of an application for a certificate of naturalization under the Citizenship Act, 1955, made by my disciple Jayapataka Swami/ Gordon John Erdman I, Sri A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami aged 79 years by occupation the Founder-Acarya: International Society for Krishna Consciousness son of His Divine Grace Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati...

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