September 24

Spoken September 24
Interview
[a tape is being played of the interview] Prabhupāda: ...Personality of Godhead, who stops our struggle for existence and raises to the platform of eternal life, bliss, and knowledge. To be more clear, everyone is trying to get eternal life. The whole human society is trying to get the highest perfection of knowledge, and they are trying also, by so many methods, to become happy, blissful. But they are being confused and baffled. Therefore if we take to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, these things will be…
Room Conversation about Marriage
Prabhupāda: I understand that she, she felt some inconvenience, that girl, in your company. Govinda dāsī [whispers]: Harṣarāṇī! You’re making... Prabhupāda: So she was... Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: I told her, I said, if she wished to come with us, [break] that only married women could come with us. I told her that. Because it was not good for men, unmarried men, Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: When the cause is there, they throw it, everything, and go away. Similarly, this material world, the activities of the material world is like that. Somewhere digging and somewhere piling. Somebody is independent and somebody is dependent. Somebody is very luxurious, somebodyGuest [1] [Indian man]:Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Devotee girl:Prabhupāda:Yamunā:Prab…
Nitāi Guṇa Mani Āmāra and Purport
[harmonium] Prabhupāda: So you are beginning from here? Devotee: Yes Prabhupāda: Play like this. [taṁburā tuning] [indistinct] [harmonium tuning]. You cannot play. There. Play it nicely. [chants 3 times] " nitāi guṇa-maṇi āmār nitāi guṇa-maṇi āniyā premer vanyā bhāsāilo avanīKarāndhara:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
[in car] Prabhupāda: That is our theory, we believe God exists. But if you want to see, “Show me that He exists,” that is nonsense. Svarūpa Dāmodara: Hm. Prabhupāda: Because you cannot see. But you have to admit that God exists... And He is a person, by reason. So far our reason goes, that is stated in the Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Karāndhara:Prabhupāda:Karāndhara:Prabhupāda:Ka…
SB 1.3.19
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.3.19 Prabhupāda: [Govindam prayers playing; sings along] [leads singing of Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [obeisances] [break] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 13.1-2 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 13.1–2 Prabhupāda: “Nature, the Enjoyer and Consciousness.” This is the Thirteenth Chapter of Bhagavad-gītā. The Lord is describing what is this material nature, who is the enjoyer of this material nature and what is the consciousness. Devotees:
SB 1.7.27
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [chants verse] " śrī-bhagavān uvāca vetthedaṁ droṇa-putrasya brāhmam astraṁ pradarśitam naivāsau veda saṁhāraṁPrabhupādaSB 4.8.4Cc. Ādi 1.90Devotees:
Letters September 24
Bali-mardana My dear Bali-mardana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated Sept. 17th, 1970. In the meantime I have also replied your last letter in which I have informed you that if you take more interest in preaching work absolutely, you may be relieved from the Governing Body Commission.
Victoria, B.C., Canada My dear Gaura Hari, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your very encouraging letter dated 4th September, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. Your service is most valuable in spreading this cult of Caitanya Mahaprabhu. The process you have adopted is just right for preaching Caitanya Mahaprabhu
8311 E. Jefferson Detroit, Mich 48214 My dear Govardhan Das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 7, 1973 and am pleased to accept the following students as my initiated disciples: Triyogi dasa (Mike Slockman); Udayananda dasa (Randy Cieslak); Yajnavalkya dasa (James Schwartz); Visalaksa dasa (Robert Richardson); Nistraigunya dasa (Steven Forbes);...
Gurudasa Bhaktivedanta Manor My dear Gurudasa, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 1st inst. and have noted the contents. Harikesa has gone there to Poland to preach as you are doing, so take him with you. I have given him
Honolulu My dear Sukadeva, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 7th inst. and have noted the contents. Gurukrpa Swami is coming there, and whatever he may advise may be done, regarding the deities. I hope this meets you in good health.
Yasomatinandana Ahmedabad My dear Yasomatinandana, Please accept my blessings. I am in receipt of your letter dated 19th inst. and copy of Gujarati magazine. It appears to be nice. So you have got a new house very suitable for our purpose; it is very nice. So try to purchase some land as soon as possible(Bg. 4.7)

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