September 6

Spoken September 6
Questions and Answers
Prabhupāda: Chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa. This is the price. That’s all. Yes? Guest: You mentioned these miracles. The only miracle [indistinct] who has gone beyond the material encagement. That is what the yogi is trying, is striving to do, trying to go beyond the material nature. When one mentions miracles, it is surely a proof that he has actually transcended this material nature.Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Candanacarya:Prabhupāda:…
SB 1.2.8
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.8 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Canto One, Chapter 2, text number 8. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " dharmaḥ svanuṣṭhitaḥ puṁsāṁPrabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:
SB 7.6.1-2
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1–2 Prabhupāda: " kaumāra ācaret prājño dharmān bhāgavatān iha durlabhaṁ mānuṣaṁ janma tad apy adhruvam arthadam [SB 7.6.1]" " yathā hi puruṣasyeha viṣṇoḥ pādopasarpaṇam yad eṣa sarva-bhūtānāṁ priya ātmeśvaraḥ suhṛtHaṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Girl:Haṁsadūta:Girl:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Guest [man]:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:
SB 5.5.1-8
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.5.1–8 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " ṛṣabha uvāca nāyaṁ deho deha-bhājāṁ nṛlokePrabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:…
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...and tapasya begins, brahmācarya. Brahmācarya. Brahmācarya means completely cessation from sex life. This is brahmācarya. Tapasya begins, austerity. This is the greatest austerity, to cease sex. Tapasā brahmācaryena. Our Vedic civilization, the boys are trained how to become Indian:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Nitāi:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Dhanañjaya:Prabhu…
SB 6.2.2
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.2 Prabhupāda: Begin. Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Sixth Canto, Second Chapter, verse number 2. [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " śrī-viṣṇudūtā ūcuḥPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Garden Conversation
Prabhupāda: Why should we bother this and that? Svayambhūr: Prabhupāda, you wrote in the Caitanya-caritāmṛta that the Caitanya mahā-mantra, śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu nityānanda, there is no offense to that. And so therefore in the Kali-yuga it is actually more beneficialPrabhupāda:Svayambhūr:Prabhupāda:Svayambhūr:Prabhupāda:Svayambhūr:Prabhupāda:Svayambhūr:Prabhupāda:Svayambhūr:Prabhupāda:Svayambhūr:Prabhupāda:Svayambhūr:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prab…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Kṛṣṇa’s bhakti-nitya-siddha is already there. Otherwise it was not possible to become so successful in the foreign countries. They are not fools, accepting something bogus. Harikeśa: Kṛṣṇa consciousness has succeeded amongst all kinds of religions.Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣayānanda:Prabhupāda:Akṣa…
SB 1.7.7
Prabhupāda: " yasyāṁ vai śrūyamāṇāyāṁ kṛṣṇe parama-pūruṣe bhaktir utpadyate puṁsaḥ śoka-moha-bhayāpahā []" Yasyāṁ vai śrūyamāṇāyām. The sātvata-saṁhitā, we have already discussed yesterday morning. Vidvāṁś cakre sātvata-saṁhitāmDevotees:
Letters September 6
B. K. Nehru Dear Shri Nehru: Please accept my greetings. After my arrival in India I advised my disciple Sriman Brahmananda Brahmachary (Mr. Bruce Scharf) to present my books to you personally. I hope by this time you have received my edition of Srimad Bhagwatam and hope that you will enjoy them.
Bhagavan Detroit My dear Bhagavan das, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 4th September, 1971 and have noted the contents. So far your proposal is concerned, when the vote has been tallied and is presented to me at that time I shall give my approval.
Ksirodakasayi Adhikari London Dear Sir: You are requested herewith to proceed to Delhi as soon as possible and be appointed there as Treasurer of the Delhi branch of our society registered in Bombay under the Societies Registration Act of 1860, Maharashtra State, Registration no. Bom. 225/70/70 GBBSD.
Vaikunthanatha Trinidad My dear Vaikunthanatha, Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Saradia. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 22nd August, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. So far going to the moon planet is concerned, don
Buffalo My dear Nari devi dasi: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated nil and have noted the contents. The problems you write of indicate that your spiritual foundation is very weak. To make advancement in Krsna consciousness one must decide whether he is going to be serious or not. If one is actually serious, then by chanting Hare Krsna 16 rounds daily, following...
Sweden Dear Swami Satpremananda Sarasvati: Please accept my best wishes. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July, 1974 and have noted the contents and thank you for it. So far as initiation is concerned, it is best if you live in one of our temples for some time and follow the rules and regulations and chant Hare Krsna on the beads 16 rounds. Then upon recommendation of the temple...
Bhuvaneśvara My dear Gaura Gopala (Govinda?) Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 28, 1976 and have noted the contents with care. Preaching actually done alone, that is the experience we get from the previous acaryas. Caitanya Mahaprabhu was travelling alone and with great difficulty His associates induced Him to accept an assistant.
The Manager Central Bank of India 10 Camac St. Calcutta 700-017 Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir Chattikara Rd. Raman Reti Vrndavana Math. Dist. U.P. Re: FDR in name of Bhaktivedanta Book Trust effected 4-3-76 Dear Sir: With further reference to my letter dated July 10, 1976 I beg to request you to transfer the interest to Vrnda Book Company account until further notice.
Nairobi My dear daughter Rasa lila dasi, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your congratulations letter. Please accept my hearty thanks for your good wishes. Continue your practicing Krsna consciousness by strictly following the four rules and by always chanting at least sixteen rounds daily. These spiritual practices will make us strong and able to defend ourselves from the onslaughts...
Sri Radha Krishna Dhawan Sri Radha Krishna Dhawan 4 & 5 - L Model Town Yanumanagar Ambala Dear Sri Dhawan, Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter dated August 20, 1976 and have noted the contents. The Hyderabad temple has been completed on Janmastami August 18, and the temple is called the Sri Sri Radha Madana Mohana Mandir. You can come and see me here in Vrndavana if you like,...
Sri Rathindranath Ganguly Sri Rathindranath Ganguly 13 E. Dr. N. L. Bhattacarya Rd. P.O. Srampus Dist. Hooghly Dear Sri Ganguly, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 22, 1976 and have noted the contents.
Vidyabadhu Los Angeles My dear Vidyabadhu devi dasi, Please accept my blessings. You and your son should come immediately to Vrndavana and stay under the direction of Gurukula. You may engage as a teacher of young children and your son will be a student. You will be supported by a pension that your husband has now received from the US government.
Vasudeva Lautoka, Fiji My dear Vasudeva, Please accept my blessings. Today I have received a report from Ramesvara Maharaja describing the Grand Opening ceremony of the Sri Krsna-Kaliya Temple at Fiji. I am so much pleased that this occasion has been celebrated so successfully. I pray that Kaliya-Krsna bless you with all intelligence and strength for pushing this great movement of Krsna consciousness...

Share with your friends

Task Runner