September 11

Spoken September 11
Bg 7.2 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " jñānaṁ te ‘haṁ sa-vijñānam idaṁ vakṣyāmy aśeṣataḥ yaj jñātvā neha bhūyo ‘nyaj jñātavyam avaśiṣyate [Bg. 7.2]" We have been discussing this verse, what is knowledge. Knowledge means how this universe is working, what is the working force, what is the energy. Just like scientists, they are searching out different energies. Just like this earth is floating on weightlessness. Such a huge mass of material body with so many mountains, so many seas, oceans, skyscraper houses, citie…
Arrival Address
[kīrtana] Prabhupāda: ...but I’m not very much fond of reception. I want to know how people give reception to this movement. That is my concern. Devotees: Haribol! Reporter: How long will you be in England, sir? Prabhupāda: England, I think I am coming for the second time. Last time, in 1967, when I was going to India I stayed here for two days only and then went away. Practically, this is the first time I have come.Reporter:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Mukunda:Reporter:Prabhupāda:Devotees…
Room Conversation With John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and George Harrison
George Harrison: Don’t mind. Prabhupāda: Give this garland. Śyāmasundara: Haribol. George Harrison: Thank you. Hare Kṛṣṇa. Prabhupāda: This Kṛṣṇa’s blessings. George Harrison: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Prabhupāda: Yes. There is a verse in Bhagavad-gītā, " yad yad ācarati śreṣṭhasJohn Lennon:Prabhupāda:John Lennon:Prabhupāda:John Lennon:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Devotee:John Lennon:Prabhupāda:John Lennon:Gurudāsa:John Lennon:Gurudāsa:Prabhupād…
SB 7.7.28, 32-35
Prabhupāda: to make progress in bhakti-yoga, or bīja-nirharaṇam. I have explained several times, bīja-nirharaṇam [SB 7.7.28]. There is bīja, the propensity for lording it over the material nature, resources, that is the bīja of materialistic life. How to become a very great personality within this material world. The [I offer my respects to Rādhārāṇī, whose bodily complexion is like molten gold and who is the Queen of Vṛndāvana. You are the daughter of King Vṛṣabhānu, and You are very dea…
SB 2.1.2
Svarūpa Dāmodara: Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam class, Dallas, September 11th 1972. Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse, etc.] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " śrotavyādīni rājendra nṛṇāṁ santi sahasraśaḥ apaśyatām ātma-tattvaṁ gṛheṣu gṛha-medhinām []" Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:
Garden Conversation
Prabhupāda: It will go on like that. In America, in Moscow, why you are envious of me? That disease is there. His enviousness is a different quality. Actually, comparing with America, the people are more happy in America, not in Russia. It’Brahmānanda:Gurudāsa:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Brahmānanda:Devotee (1):Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupād…
SB 6.2.8
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.8 Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " etenaiva hy aghono ‘sya kṛtaṁ syād agha-niṣkṛtaṁPrabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Saurabha: Bombay. Prabhupāda: So first of all finish your construction. Then you go to [indistinct]. Saurabha: No, but I mean they are carving the wood and everything, the shape of the... Prabhupāda: Now, we shall bring priests from Hyderabad. Saurabha: Ah. That is the technical thing. But I was speaking regarding the construction, because I want to know whether you want to have the [break] bathing ceremony only taking place on the opening day, or also later on the facility canPrabhupā…
Room Conversation
[discussing a recent Blitz article favorable to Sai Baba; Prabhupāda wants the devotees to write a response] Prabhupāda: “The Baba personifies Him[?].” Hari-śauri: Yes. He said, “Baba personifies this philosophy,” that’s God in man and man in God is the basis of religion. Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Hari-śauri:Pradyumna:Prabhu…
SB 1.7.12
Pradyumna: Translation: “Sūta Gosvāmī thus addressed the ṛṣis headed by Śaunaka: Now I shall begin the transcendental narration of the Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa and topics of the birth, activities and deliverance of King Parīkṣit, the sage amongst kings, as well as topics of the renunciation of the worldly order by the sons of Pāṇḍu.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters September 11
Melbourne My dear Bhurijana das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated August 22, 29th and September 5th with enclosed Dollars 50.00, 159.61, and 126.50. You say that someday you hope to be useful, but you are already useful
Sri Ramchandra Chabriaji Soa Palaco Road 26, Strand Road Bombay-1 My dear Sri Ramchandra Chabriaji: Please accept my blessings. Here in Vrindaban we have constructed one Guest House by our Krishna Balarama Mandir. The Guest House contains 44 Guest Rooms not including the rooms for our own men.
Sudama Tampa, Florida My dear Sudama Maharaja: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 20, 1975 and have noted the contents. I am glad that you are doing nicely in Krishna consciousness, and that you are reading my books and preaching. Tamala Krishna Goswami also gave me a good report of your activities. So now continue.
Balarama Melbourne My dear Balarama das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 10th August 1976 and have noted the contents. However the enclosed daksina never arrived for at customs all currencies are confiscated. Therefore do not send cash in the mails again. The beads are duly chanted upon and are enclosed within along with one brahmana thread. The names are, for...
Hansadutta Vrindaban My dear Hansadutta Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 8 September 1976 and have noted the contents. On your recommendation I am accepting David Davidson as my first initiated disciple. His name shall be Visnudutta das. Also on your recommendation I am accepting Parajnana das brahmacari as my second initiated disciple and the thread...
Laguna Beach My dear Revatinandana Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 13 August 1976 and have noted the contents with care. On your recommendation I am accepting Simhesvara das brahmacari as brahmana and his thread is enclosed within. The name of Tyaga dasa may be given to Terry Gardner and the name Sarana devi dasa may be given to Sandra Joaquim.
Sukadeva Honolulu My dear Sukadeva das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 16, 1976 and have noted the contents. On your recommendation I am accepting the following devotees for initiation: First Initiation

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