September 1

Spoken September 1
Initiations
Prabhupāda: [japa] Kīrtanānanda: Has everyone finished? [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " oṁ apavitraḥ pavitro vā sarvāvasthāṁ gato ‘pi vā yaḥ smaret puṇḍarīkākṣaṁ sa bahyābhyantara-śuciḥ [Garuḍa Purāṇa]" " śrī-viṣṇu śrī-viṣṇu śrī-viṣṇuPrabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrta…
Janmāṣṭamī, Kṛṣṇa Book Reading
Prabhupāda: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Jaya. Devotee: Jaya Śrīla Prabhupāda! [devotees chanting in the background] Prabhupāda: Where is Kṛṣṇa book? Devotees: Kṛṣṇa book? Prabhupāda: Kṛṣṇa book? Kṛṣṇa book? Kīrtanānanda: There are getting it, Prabhupāda. It is coming.Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Hṛdayānanda:Kīrtanānanda:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Pra…
SB 1.2.1
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " vyāsa uvāca iti sampraśna saṁhṛṣṭo viprāṇāṁ raumaharṣaṇiḥ pratipūjya vacas teṣāṁ pravaktum upacakrame []" Prabhupāda: [indistinct] Devotee: I will. Prabhupāda: " iti sampraśna saṁhṛṣṭoDevotee:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Kīrtanānanda:Devotee (1):Guest (1):Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Lady Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (3):Prabhupāda:Guest (4):Prabhupād…
Bg 2.31 Lecture
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " sva-dharmam api cāvekṣya na vikampitum arhasi dharmyāddhi yuddhāc chreyo ‘nyat kṣatriyasya na vidyate [Bg. 2.31]" [break] [00:33] Translation: Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:
Room Conversation with Peter
Prabhupāda: ...that there is no brain behind this creation. How foolish they are. Peter: Yes. Prabhupāda: There is no brain in this artistic work. And how wonderfully, because it is automatically coming, artist. Anything you take, flower. So, without brain how this thing can happen? But these rascals, they do not understand. They say Peter:Prabhupāda:Peter:Prabhupāda:Peter:Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Peter:Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Prabhupāda:Śrutakīrti:Peter:Prabhupāda:Peter:Prabhupāda:Peter…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: So you can test. Just like if you are eating, you can understand how much you are getting strength, how much you are satisfied. You haven’t got to ask anybody. Similarly, if you are actually engaged in religious principles, the test is how much you are detached from material attraction and how much you are attached to God. This is the test. Anyone can see whether I am increasing my attachment for dog or whether I am increasing my attachment for God. ThatGuest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhup…
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: They make analysis: “This is good; this is bad.” The whole thing is bad, they do not understand. Dvaite bhadrābhadra sakale samana, ei bhala ei manda saba manodharma. A mental concoction we analyze: “This is good; this is...” And because the whole population is such rascals, therefore we see whole world they are creating government, they are making this advancement, takingBrahmānanda:Devotee:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānand…
SB 6.1.64-65
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.64–65 Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Sixth Canto, First Chapter, verse number 64. [leads chanting of verse, etc] [indistinct] " tām eva toṣayām āsaPrabhupāda:
Evening Darśana
Prabhupāda: ...required to kill somebody, he’ll do that---if it is required for his sense gratification. There are many instances that a woman is addicted to another man, and she has killed her husband, killed her son. Why? Sense gratification. I have seen one woman, my GodbrotherIndian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhup…
Letters September 1
Gita Mandir Trust Secretary Sri Gita Mandir Trust, Gita Mandir Road, Ahmedabad. Dear Sir, I am so much obliged to your kindly conveying the blessings of Reverend Swamiji 108 Sri Srimad Vidyanandji Maharaja. I am very glad to learn that your program for preaching in the foreign countries, is still under consideration. I beg to submit herewith my missionary views in respect of preaching
Gurudasa Delhi My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 26th August, 1971 and have noted the contents. So far Indira Gandhi is concerned, I have replied that point in Tamala’s letter enclosed. If you can arrange one meeting between her and myself that will be very nice.
Tamala Krsna Delhi My dear Tamala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 26th August, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I am glad that you have admitted the GBC members not very appropriately discharging their duty. I do not mind this discrepancy but you should be alert; you and all GBC members. We are now growing in volume all over the...
London and Paris My dear Hansadutta and Bhagavan das: Please accept my blessings. I have received one letter from Alanatha das Brahmacari, President of ISKCON Stockholm, in which he reports that there is much interest in Krishna consciousness in Eastern European countries. He is recommending two boys for initiation from Czechoslovakia. I do not know the language otherwise I would have gone there....
Sao Paulo, Brazil My dear Jagajivan das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 27, 1976 and have noted the contents with care. I am very pleased that you have taken up this mission of spreading the Krsna consciousness movement all over the world. This is the wish of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu that,(Cc. Madhya 7.128)

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