September 7

Spoken September 7
Bg 6.11-21 Lecture
Prabhupāda: In India there are some selected places, very sacred place, and the yogis, generally, they go there and sit there alone in a sacred place and as prescribed in the Bhagavad-gītā and perform there. Yoga-āsana cannot be executed in a public place, so that, in assembly. Now, so far this
SB 7.9.19
Prabhupāda: " ...majjato nauḥ taptasya tat-pratividhir ya ihāñjaseṣṭas tāvad tanu-bhrtāṁ tvad-upekṣitānām []" Prahlāda Mahārāja says... He’s praying to Lord Nṛsiṁha. He says, bālasya neha śaraṇaṁ pitarau nṛsiṁha: “My dear Lord, it is not that the parents can give all protection to the childrenSB 4.8.4Cc. Ādi 1.90
Initiation Lecture [partially recorded]
Prabhupāda: So this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement... They are trying to go to the nature. Just like there is a propaganda, nature means to become animal. They live like animals, naked. They have sex life on the street. They say it is freedom. But the rascals do not know there is no freedom at all. Where is freedom? So long you are under the grip of material nature,
SB 1.2.9
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.9 Devotee: ...ber 7th, 1972 at the new temple room at Bhahulavan, New Vrindavan, 7pm. Prabhupāda: [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrī Guru and Gauranga. All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda! [devotees offer obeisances] Pradyumna: Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:PrabhupādaSB 4.8.4Cc. Ādi 1.90Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:
Bg 18.41 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " brāhmaṇa-kṣatriya-viśāṁ śūdrāṇāṁ ca parantapa karmāṇi pravibhaktāni svabhāva-prabhavair guṇaiḥ [Bg. 18.41]" I shall try to explain the social structure of the human society as they are described in the Bhagavad-gītā. In previous chapters Śrī Kṛṣṇa has explained: Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūt…
Lecture at Uppsala University Faculty, Bhagavad-gītā 13.1
[] Prabhupāda: So I shall try to discuss Bhagavad-gītā, Thirteenth Chapter, in which nature, the enjoyer, and consciousness is described. [Bg. 13.1] Śrī arjuna uvāca. Arjuna belonged to the royal family of the Pāṇḍavas, and he was friend of Kṛṣṇa. So there was a fight between two groups of cousin-brothers, the Kauravas and the Pāṇḍavas. So ArjunaDevotees:Prabhupāda:Guest:Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Pr…
SB 5.5.1-2
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.5.1–2 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 nṛ-lokePrabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 6.2.3
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.3 Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Sixth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Second Chapter, verse number three. [leads chanting of verse, etc.]Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Garden Conversation
Prabhupāda: ...of United Nation. [Hindi] ...practically they do. Hindu, Musselman, Christian, Jews, African, and so... Dr. O.B.L. Kapoor: Real United Nations. Prabhupāda: Yes. The real United Nation. Samaḥ sarveṣu bhūteṣu [Bg. 18.54]. [Hindi] Kṛṣṇotkīrtana-gāna. Not otherwise. In some place I said that this United NationHari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Dr. Kapoor:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Dr. Kapoor:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Dr. Kapoor:Hari-śauri:G…
Garden Conversation
Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: That Blitz article, I wrote a reply and sent it to Krishna Modi, the member of Parliament, and he’s going to discuss it with the other members of Parliament. What I did... Prabhupāda: But this article is in our favor. Gopāla Kṛṣṇa: No, no, the previous one. Prabhupāda: So, but Mr. Modi said that we donGopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: ...forest, naked, renounced, eating fruits, but debauch number one. Markaṭa-vairāgya. There are so many vairāgīs. Markaṭa. Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura has said, ei ‘ta kali-celā: here is a disciple of Kali. Nāke tilaka galāi mālā:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prab…
SB 1.7.8
[recording suffers from print-through] Prabhupāda: He’s not here? Paṇḍita? Where he is? Hari-śauri: Oh, he’s here. Prabhupāda: Read it. [hums] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Yasyām?Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters September 7
All Devotees ALL GLORIES TO SRI GURU AND GAURANGA MEMO TO ALL DEVOTEES RE: NEW VRINDABAN I have just returned from a two days stay at our newest center New Vrindaban in Moundsville, West Virginia, near Wheeling. This New Vrindaban is under the direction of Sriman Hayagriva and Kirtanananda Maharaja and promises to be a great step forward for Krishna Consciousness in America.
My dear Sivananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 1, 1968, and I am glad that you are getting some encouragement in Berlin. I request you not to leave Berlin. I request that you please try to establish a center there at any cost. In your last letter you informed me that there is good chance of your getting work on a salary of
Advaita My dear Advaita, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your letter dated September 3rd 1969 and your Vyasa Puja gift of 50 dollars. On Vyasa Puja day we had a very nice ceremony in the temple where the Vyasa Puja booklet was read aloud by Hayagriva, who is travelling with me during this European tour. On the morning of the same day there was an initiation ceremony held...
Madhudvisa My dear Madhudvisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your letter (undated) and the enclosed check for 100 dollars for my book fund. Also I very much appreciated the poem that you have written for Vyasa Puja Ceremony, and because it was too late for being published in the Vyasa Puja booklet, I have handed it over to Hayagriva for publication in
Manager The Punjab National Bank Vrindaban, Mathura U.P. INDIA Dear Sir, REF: Your letter dated 25th August 1969, addressed to Messrs. United Shipping Corporation (14/2 Old China Bazar Street---Room No. 18, Calcutta) in the matter of shipment of 8 cases
My dear Uddhava, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated September 2nd, 1969 along with your check for 50 dollars and the velvet covering for my Bhagavad-gita As It Is, so nicely made. Now you are happy with your wife, Lilasukha, and that is also very pleasing to me. Most of my disciples who are preaching are married couples. As such, I hope both you and your wife will...
Caitanya My dear Caitanya Devi Dasi, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 30th August, 1971, and have noted the contents. Yes, Krishna has saved you from such a serious position. So now you should feel very much obliged to Krishna and chant Hare Krishna Mantra more enthusiastically. It is a fact that Krishna has saved you. Yamaraja couldn
Austin My dear Sankarasan, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 2nd September, 1971 and have noted the contents. Also I have received the three checks enclosed for .00, .50 and .76 respectively and I thank you very much for the same. Also I have seen the clipping of Visnujana Maharaja speaking with the mayor. It appears that he is doing very nicely there,...
My dear Madhudvisa, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters and Vyasa Puja offerings dated August 26, 1972. Your presentation of Vyasa Puja offering stands first. You are eligible for the first prize. Although it is imagination, still it is so nicely descriptive and systematic, that it proves how much you have perfect knowledge in other fields of activities, namely...
My dear Tamala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 31, 1972 from Calcutta, and immediately on receipt of the letter, I have sent you a telegram to the Vrindaban address as advised by you, confirming your proposal for the Hyderabad program from November 17 to December 10. My immediate program is that I shall remain in Vrindaban from October 15 to November...
Batu Gopala Cleveland My dear Batugopala das; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 21, with enclosed photographs. So Kirtanananda Maharaja has installed Deities. But without twenty devotees how you can have Deities? Your men are coming and going so why you are having Deity installation? You must have twenty devotees. Kirtanananda Maharaja, he should supply...
Bombay My dear Bhogilal Patel: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter forwarded by Giriraja as well as your telegram dated September 6, 1974 regarding the Haridwar bungalow. I thank you very much for it, and when I am fit, I will take advantage of it.
Santa Cruz My dear Cidananda das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your five letters. I am glad to know that you are in good health and practicing Krishna consciousness nicely. So far the question of marriage, this is generally not the concern of a sannyasi. Therefore I have asked the temple presidents to take care of this matter in a mature and responsible way. I therefore request...
Lautoka, Fiji Dear Deoji Punja: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated August 7, 1974 forwarded to me from USA. So I thank you very much for your sympathy. I have written to Subaladas Swami to accept your invitation, and I understand that you are arranging for his tickets. So please keep me informed of the progress there. Hare Krishna.
Geneva My dear Gurugauranga das; Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Sept, 1 1974 and have noted the contents. Regarding the marriage of Ramiya devi dasi; you can find out a suitable boy there, I think that Bhagavan das can arrange this. It is not necessary for Bilvamangala to marry this particular girl, another can be found out. Regarding the remarks of Prof. Jean...
Los Angeles My dear Hansadutta das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated August 10, 1974 forwarded from Bombay. The photo you have sent is a nice picture. I am getting it framed. So in Germany when I was there I was very, very hopeful. There is good scope for preaching Krsna consciousness there. The people there are very intelligent. They are prepared to accept...
Hyderabad Dear Mr. Apparao; Please accept my best wishes. I thank you for your letter dated nil and I am very glad to note your enthusiasm for becoming Krishna conscious. Actually we can see that by so much material endeavor, no one is becoming satisfied or happy. Rather the world is becoming a more hellish place to live. Therefore one who is able to take to Krishna consciousness is considered the...
Atlanta My dear Balavanta das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated with enclosed check for . Thank you very much. I am very glad to hear that everything is going on nicely, especially your developing your new 250-acre farm. Yes, if you can get the government to support our project, that would be big triumph for us. They are spending millions and millions of dollars...
Kaumadaki Los Angeles My dear Kaumadaki devi dasi, Please accept my blessings. This is to acknowledge reciept of your Sri Vyasa Puja offering, August 30, 1975. Thank you very much for it. Your ever well wisher, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami ACBS/BS/mdd
Mahavirya Hyderabad Dear Mahavirya das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 9, 1975 redirected from Los Angeles. I am very glad to hear that you are working so nicely in developing the project there. It is very important, and I am very encouraged that you are taking it seriously.
Sri P.R. Jalan Kunjlal Street Upper Bazzar Ranchi, Bihar 834001 Dear Parasuram Jalan, Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 1, 1975. Becoming a life member of this movement is not the necessary thing. Life membership is a side issue. We want people like you to co-operate with this movement. We want you to work for this movement. This is essential. You must...
Spiritual Sky Culver City My dear Stokakrsna das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated and have noted the contents. Yes, you can come here and I know you can do many things, but whether you will stay here. It’s like Nanda Kumara. He came and after one day he wanted to leave and return. So you should not uselessly spend money. If you are going to come, then you...
Auckland My dear Yasomatinandana das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 11, 1975 with the enclosed letter from Laksmana devi dasi. I have already sent a telegram that I accept her for brahminical initiation.
Mayapur My dear Jayapataka Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. Here is a Bengali letter from Sri Kamal Krsna das. The letter speaks for itself. He wants to live in our Mayapur Center. You can call him, talk to him and if he is useful give him shelter. He is very much anxious to live in our place.
Los Angeles My dear Radhavallabha das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated August 25 and 31 and have noted the contents. Concerning the editing of Jayadvaita Prabhu, whatever he does is approved by me. I have confidence in him. Your changes which I have seen of the sanskrit synonyms is also approved by me. Tanmayataya refers to the fact that the trees and the father...

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