September 2

Spoken September 2
Bg 6.1-4 Lecture
Prabhupāda: We have finished the Fifth Chapter of Bhagavad-gītā. Today we shall begin the Sixth Chapter. In the Sixth Chapter you’ll find the process of yoga. You have heard many times of the yoga system. That yoga system is approved by Bhagavad-gītā. But the system of yoga as prescribed in the
Interview with the New York Times
[No audio] [An interview held during the Bhāgavata Dharma Discourses in New Vrindavan. Śrīla Prabhupāda is interviewed by John Nordheimer of the New York Times.] Prabhupāda: When we speak of Kṛṣṇa, we mean God. Everyone has some vague idea of God, but no clear idea. Therefore God descends to show what He is. If we speculate on God, someone will think one thing and another person will think another. This is the result of speculation. But if God Himself comes and shows Himself as He is and speak…
Śrī Vyāsa-pūjā Address
Prabhupāda: [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [obeisances] Viṣṇujana: Flowers will now be offered to the spiritual master in succession, starting with sannyāsīs, temple presidents and so forth. And then the guests are also invited to join in offering flowers at the lotus feet of the spiritual master. Please do not throw the flowers right on the body of Śrīla Prabhupāda, but on his lotus feet, please. And we will circumambulate, if you can. [break]De…
Bg 2.32 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 2.32 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " yadṛcchayā copapannaṁ svarga-dvāram apāvṛtam Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:
Room Conversation with Indian Guests
Guest (1): ...Yes, yes. I ask him why, after such a long lapse of time we could see this trait of Hindu dharma. Prabhupāda.: Yes. Not Hindu dharma... Guest: Or Vedic dharma. Prabhupāda: ...but spiritual, satisfaction of spiritual starvation. Because we are spiritual being. That I was trying to explain, that we have bodily necessities, at the same time we have spiritual necessities. This Western civilization, they are simply after the bodily necessities. Just like here is a qualified medical m…
SB 6.1.66
Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Sixth Canto, First Chapter, verse number 66. [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " atas tataś copaninye nyāyato ‘nyāyato dhanaṁPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk [partially recorded]
Atīndra: ...Kṛṣṇa. So how are we to understand the name of the spiritual master? In kīrtana when we chant the name of the spiritual master, is that as spiritually potent? Prabhupāda: Answer. Lokanātha: You have to understand the position of Vaiṣṇava. Vaiṣṇava’Prabhupāda:Atīndra:Lokanātha:Prabhupāda:Lokanātha:Prabhupāda:Lokanātha:Prabhupāda:Lokanātha:Prabhupāda:Atīndra:Prabhupāda:Lokanātha:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Kṛṣṇa dāsa [child]:Prabhupāda…
Letters September 2
Kathmandu My dear Gargamuni Swami, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 25th August, 1971 and have noted the contents. I hope you have received my last letter dated 27th August, 1971 and Bali Mardan and Madhavananda should have arrived there by now.
Jagadisa Toronto My dear Jagadisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 27th August, 1971 and I thank you very much for the same. It is very much encouraging to hear that you have opened one center in Ottawa and soon will start another in London, Ontario. You have got complete capacity to spread this Krishna Consciousness movement. That is a fact. So work...
Jayapataka Calcutta My dear Jayapataka Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 25th August, 1971 along with trial balance and balance sheet but I do not follow the debit and credit side. Generally debit side means receiver
Madhudvisa My dear Madhudvisa Swami, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 22nd August, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. There is some contemplation for my going to Africa on my way to India so if that settlement is made then I shall go there for a few days and then come to Bombay. If no settlement is made then I am coming directly to Bombay and...
Sivananda Berlin My dear Sivananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 29th August, 1971 and have noted the contents. Vanaprastha asrama can be taken even in the presence of the wife. Not that because your wife has left you have to take vanaprastha. That depends on your choice. In one sense if your wife has actually left you it is a blessing. Better to...
Lalitananda Kenmore, New York My dear Lalitananda, Please accept my blessings. Thank you very much for your letter dated August 26, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully, along with your check for , which has been duly deposited in my Book Fund. Thank you very much. As for your questions, Lalitananda means one who takes his pleasure from Lalita, who is one of the chief Gopis around Krishna....
Omkara Los Angeles My dear Omkara dasi: Please accept my blessings. I have seen your letter dated August 17, 1975 and have noted the contents. I never said there should be no more marriage. By all means legally you can get married. How can I object? They misunderstand me. Unless it is there from me in writing, there are so many things that

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