September 15

Spoken September 15
Conway Hall Lecture
Prabhupāda: [chants maṅgalācaraṇa prayers] Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your coming to this meeting, saṅkīrtana movement. This saṅkīrtana movement is very authorized, according to Vedic literature. Most of you are well acquainted with the studies of Devotees:Prabhupāda:Guest [1] [Indian man]:Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Guest [2] [Indian woman]:Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (2):Prabhupāda:Guest…
Morning Walk
[in a car] Prabhupāda: Relative means. Relativity to the human society, so a dog is enjoying sex life on the street, why don’t you do that? Devotee: Well there are coming to that, practically. They make advance in sex pleasure. Prabhupāda: That is the statement in the Devotee:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Śyāmasundara:Pra…
SB 1.3.9
[no audio] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Canto One, Chapter 3, text 9. [leads chanting of verse] [devotees repeat] " turye dharma-kalā-sarge nara-nārāyaṇāv ṛṣī bhūtvātmopaśamopetam akarod duścaraṁ tapaḥPrabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...Brahmānanda explain. Trying for sense gratification. They do not know it, that what is the purpose of life. Brahmānanda: That is their ignorance. Prabhupāda: So our mission is to eradicate this ignorance, that they are living in a wrong conception of life. That is the point. The human society is making so-called progress under wrong conception of life. Hmm? What is the answer? Therefore they have been described as Vāsughoṣa:Prabhupāda:Vāsughoṣa:Prabhupāda:Dhṛṣṭaketu:Prabhupāda:V…
SB 6.2.13
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.13 Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Sixth Canto, Second Chapter, verse number thirteen. [leads chanting of verse, etc.]Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 1.7.18
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.7.18 Pradyumna: [chants verse] " tam āpatantaṁ sa vilakṣya dūrāt kumāra-hodvigna-manā rathena parādravat prāṇa-parīpsur urvyāṁ yāvad-gamaṁ rudra-bhayād yathā kaḥ []" [00:32] Translation: “Aśvatthāmā, the murderer of the princes, seeing from a great distance Arjuna coming at him with great speed, fled in his chariot, panic-stricken, just to save his life, as Brahmā fled in fear from Śiva.Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:De…
Letters September 15
Acyutananda My dear Acyutananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your note along with Jaya Govinda’s. The Bengali which you’ve written are simply nonsense. They are full of mistakes. And each and every word is misspelled. Just like you have written,
Dear Jaya Govinda: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Sept. 9. Previous to this I received one letter dated in Sept. The problem is that Rs. 2000/- lie in the hand of Hitsaranji, and I don’t think I’ll receive back this money very soon. Therefore, your staying in Delhi has no use for me. So far your studying Bengali and Hindi, it is not at all important for the...
Parvat Maharaja My dear Parvat Maharaja, Please accept my respectful obeisances. Sometime back, I wrote you one letter but I did not receive any reply. I am very much obliged to you that you have proposed to help Jaya Govinda his visa trouble. But I don
Sivananda My dear Sivananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated Sept. 10, 1968, just after posting my reply to your letter dated Sept. 9. The coincidence that as soon as you received my letter for opening the Berlin center immediately, Krishna has sent you immediately a check for 200 American dollars
My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of the 13rd Sept., and I am so glad to learn that you are active in preaching Krishna Consciousness in London. You all 3 couples are expert in the matter of preaching Krishna Consciousness, and your last effort in the matter of performing Ratha Yatra festival was so successful. So I am sure by your combined effort in...
Upendra My dear Upendra, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 10th, 1969 and I have also duly received the Bhakti-sastri examinations from Seattle temple on the same day. I was very pleased to learn of the elaborate way in which you celebrated the Janmastami Day and Vyasa Puja Day ceremonies. The articles in the local papers which you have forwarded to me...
Calcutta My dear Gargamuni, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter from Calcutta dated September 5, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. Yes, you wait there for me and be engaged as you are doing, chanting, reading, etc. Nobody is your enemy, rest assured. All of your godbrothers are as good as you are. So you remain peacefully in Calcutta and you shall remain with...
Resolution BHAKTIVEDANTA BOOK TRUST RESOLUTION The written resignation of Kelly Gifford Smith (Karandhara das Adhikari) is hereby accepted by the trustees of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. Hans Kary (Hansadutta das Adhikari) is hereby appointed as a Bhaktivedanta Book Trust trustee to replace Kelly Smith.
Detroit My dear Ambarisa das: Please accept my blessings. The land at Kuruksetra is now available to us. So you can come and join me. If you meet me in Nairobi at the third week of October, then we can come to India together. I hope this meets you in good health.
Giriraja Bombay My dear Giriraja das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 6th, 1975 and have noted the contents. Regarding the tax question, our Krishna consciousness movement is cultural. We are preaching Bhagavad-gita As It Is. Our mission is to spread the instructions of Krishna so that people may become happy, hopeful, and peaceful. The central point...
Kirtiraja Los Angeles My dear Kirtiraja das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated September 7 & 8th and have noted the contents and the enclosures. The reviews are very nice. He has written that people will want to learn Bengali just to read Caitanya Caritamrta. That was the prediction of my Guru Maharaja. This is very enlivening. Get all these appreciations published...
NOTE TO ALL GBC MEMBERS: Please let it be known that Nitai has become a venomous serpent. Be careful of him. Your ever well-wisher, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami ACBS/hs

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