September 16

Spoken September 16
Bg 6.40-42 Lecture
[kīrtana---Prabhupāda tells the devotees to chant one round---someone yells “I’m God” and yells something that sounds like “Om” over and over but sounds more like a cow mooing real slow. He yells and screams, “I’m God! I’m God!” and leaves. Devotees and Prabhupāda continue Prabhupāda:Woman:Prabhupāda:Govinda dasi:Prabhupāda:
Prabhupāda: They are working so hard, just like animals, simply for sense gratification. That is the beginning of His speech. But the human form of life is meant for saving time for spiritual cultivation. We should be satisfied with the bare necessities of life, and the time should be saved to cultivate self-realization. That is the basic principle of Vedic civilization. Therefore in Vedic civilization a certain period is devoted for accepting renounced order of life, Devotees:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: ...side, very painful. Little, little. A small tree [indistinct; waves crashing on beach in background] Geonkhali, Geonkhali. That place is known as Geonkhali. Devotee: [Hindi] Prabhupāda: [Hindi] Near, almost near the sea. Svarūpa Dāmodara: I saw in an article, Śrīla Prabhupāda, one scientist saidPrabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa…
SB 1.3.10, Rādhāṣṭami
Prabhupāda: [japa] [Govindam prayers playing; sings along] [leads singing of Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [obeisances] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Jayatīrtha:
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: All the Vaiṣṇavas, they are expert. Just like Rūpa, Sanātana, expert management. [indistinct] expert, even in worldly affairs. Not that “I am so much big devotee that I cannot manage worldly affairs.” Expert. Must be expert. Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Harikeśa:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁsadūta:Prabhupāda:Haṁ…
SB 1.7.19
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.7.19 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [chants verse] Prabhupāda: [to person fanning] Slow, just to drive the flies. " yadāśaraṇam ātmānam aikṣata śrānta-vājinamPradyumna: Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters September 16
Gosvami Maharaja My dear Sripada Gosvami Maharaja, Please accept my respectful obeisances. I am in due receipt of your kind letter dated the 14th instant and I have noted the contents very carefully. I am glad that you have come back to Calcutta from the inundated area of Orissa and am more glad to learn that your holiness is trying to return to Delhi for creating a peaceful atmosphere here.
His Holiness Sripada Bhakti Sundar Govinda Maharaja Sri Caitanya Saraswat Math Kolergunj P.O. Navadvipa, Dist. Nadia (W.Beng.) My dear Sripada Govinda Maharaja, This morning I received two copies of your “Gaudiya Darshan” and I was very glad to see its appearance. When I was at Mathura I heard from Spd. Kesava Maharaja and so also I heard it from Spd Goswami Maharaja that His Holiness Sripada...
My dear Jayananda, Please accept my blessings. I’m so glad to receive your letter of Aug 30, and I know also that you are a sincere devotee of Lord Krishna. When you drive your car you always chant “Hare Krishna” and when I was by your side I could understand how heartily you have accepted the philosophy of Krishna Consciousness. Krishna is very kind to all but He is especially kind to his sincere...
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated September 13rd, 1969. Regarding the press purchasing, it must proceed on, and Krishna will help you. Don’t worry. I understand that you require approximately
Yamuna My dear Yamuna, Please accept my blessings. I am so much pleased to receive your letter dated Hrsikesa 22, 484 Caitanya Era and I am so glad to learn that our London Temple is very, very well managed under your supervision. Kindly continue this standard of Temple management
Gurudasa Delhi My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Yamuna. I am in due receipt of your letters dated 30th August and 6th September, 1971, respectively and have noted the contents carefully. Also enclosed was a copy of the letter to Hans Roy Gupta from K. C. Pant. Thank you for securing this nice letter. You should send a copy of this letter to all our...
My dear Tamala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 7th September, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. So far taking collections of Rs. 25,000/ each from 100 men if you can make this program successful, then you will fulfill the desire of Krishna very brilliantly. We must have a nice center at Mayapur because we are expecting there students...
All Glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga! Dear Please accept my most humble obeisances at your feet. Prabhupada just spoke with me regarding the distribution of foreign (other than English) language literature. His direction is that 10% of the gross income on the sales of all of our literatures, books, and magazines, should be sent to The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. The BBT is financing many world-wide...
My dear Bhagavan Das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 6.9.73 and have noted the contents. It is all very much encouraging to me. You have got a good temple and good number of devotees, so now you just utilize them in Krsna
Madhavananda Bhaktivedanta Manor My dear Madhavananda Das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 10, 1974 hand delivered by Paramahamsa Swami with enclosed color photos and cans of ghee. Your success there has given me great pleasure, and I thank you very much for your sincere service in fulfilling the mission of my Guru Maharaja. In the foreign...
The Manager Bank of America Branch #600, Main Office Los Angeles, Cal. U.S.A. Dear Sir: I have advised Liberty Bank, Main Office, Honolulu, Hawaii to transfer ,000.00 to you in favor of our account #6004-7143, International Society for Krishna Consciousness Inc. Mayapur-Vrindaban Fund.

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