September 27

Spoken September 27
Lecture
Prabhupāda: Govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi. [response] Thank you. So our program is to worship the original Supreme Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa. Govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi. In this material world everyone is trying to get happiness and to get relief from distress. Two things are going on, attempt. There are different processes. Material process is completely absurd. That is already proved. No amount of material comforts or happiness, so-called happiness, can give us …
Śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu and Purport
Prabhupāda: " ...caraṇa-reṇu, śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu, bhajana-anukūla śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu, bhajana-anukūla śuddha-bhakata-caraṇa-reṇu, bhajana-anukūla bhakata-sevā parama-siddhi,Prabhupāda:Kṛṣṇa-kānti:Prabhupāda:Kṛṣṇa-kānti:Prabhupāda:Prabhupāda:Kṛṣṇa-kānti:Prabhupāda:Kṛṣṇa-kānti:Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: Door-to-door storekeeper just to subsist because he had no other means he could not get any good employment but he was nice scientist Dr. of Science or Mr. Mitra. But what could be done? Anyway somehow. So he was manufacturing some household soap not very good quality but still on cycle he was going from shop to shop.Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Svarūpa Dāmodara:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Svarūpa Dāmodara…
SB 1.3.22
Prabhupāda: [leads singing of Jaya Rādhā-Mādhava] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. [devotees offer obeisances] [break] Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 13.4 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " tat kṣetraṁ yac ca yādṛk ca yad vikārī yataś ca yat sa ca yo yat prabhāvaś ca tat samāsena me śṛṇu [Bg. 13.4]" Yesterday we have discussed that two souls, the individual soul and the Supersoul, both of them are living within this body. This body is comparedDevotees:
Arrival Talk
Prabhupāda: So Śrīman Jayapatāka Mahārāja, Bhavānanda Mahārāja and devotees, I thank you very much for keeping this temple, Māyāpur-candrodaya Mandira, so nicely cleansed, and it appears everything is going nicely. So it was the desire of Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura that Europeans and Americans would come here and chant Hare Kṛṣṇa Devotees:
SB 1.2.19
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.19 Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " tadā rajas-tamo-bhāvāḥ kāma-lobhādayaś ca ye ceta etair anāviddhaṁ sthitaṁ sattve prasīdatiPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: [Hindi] ...parks here? Kartikeya: There are many small parks, but biggest park is here. One is at Kankariya, near the lake. That old lake is... A five-hundred-old lake is there. Prabhupāda: This is supposed to be the biggest. Kartikeya: Because here people are only after money, so they are not care to give charity for any park when it is [indistinct]. There is no private charity.Prabhupāda:Madhudviṣa:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Kartikeya:Prabhupāda:Kartikeya:Harikeśa:Kartikeya:Devotee …
Room Conversation [Hindi]
[final proofreading pending] Prabhupāda: So if they are not educated and remain in darkness, of what use is this kind of education? If he does not know what body he is going to acquire in the future and the body he will acquire is from 8400000 species of life, sarva-yoniu . What is the body I will acquire, if he does not know of what use is such education? If today I am a big man and after body change I become a dog, so of what use was my being a ‘big man’ today? It is clearly said, tathā dehān…
SB 1.2.6 [Hindi]
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6 [Hindi] [final proofreading pending] Prabhupāda: " sa vai puṁsāṁ paro dharmo yato bhaktir adhokṣaje ahaituky apratihatā yenātmā suprasīdati [SB 1.2.6]" Dharma, what is dharma (supreme occupation)? Why so much noise? Too much noise! That’s all right!Prabhupāda:Prabhupada:
SB 1.7.32-33
Pradyumna: Translation: “Thus seeing the disturbance of the general populace and the imminent destruction of the planets, Arjuna at once retracted both brahmāstra weapons, as Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa desired.” [break] [leads chanting of synonyms of SB 1.7.33] [break]Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters September 27
My dear Devananda, Please accept my blessings. Your nice letter with deep regard for Guru is quite appropriate. Guru and Krishna are two parallel lines on which the spiritual express runs very smoothly. In the Caitanya Caritamrta it is said “Guru Krsna prasade paya bhakti lata bij(Cc. Madhya 19.151)
My dear Gaurasundara, Please accept my blessings. I was very much anxious to hear from you, and I am so glad to receive your letter dated Sept. 24, 1968, and it is very encouraging. It is by Krishna’s Grace that you have gotten a job as desk clerk. This is another good news. Please continue in that job and try to organize a center in Hawaii, whose description appears to be very attractive like India....
My dear Vamana dasa, Please accept my blessings. I see that you are feeling not well. I advise you therefore to come and live with me so that you can be freed from the doubts. I hope you are chanting regularly at least 16 rounds. Sometimes Maya disturbs us but that does not mean any serious drawback. So if you feel too much uneasy, you can come and live with me for some time, and everything will be...
Portland My dear Danavir, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 11th September, 1971 and have noted the contents. I am so glad to hear how nicely Mrs. Dossa is doing and how she is engaging in devotional activities. She is a neophyte, so try and help her in every activity so that she may become fixed up. And if Chayadevi can help her children I have no objection.
Karandhara Los Angeles My dear Karandhara Das: Please accept my blessings. . I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 12, 1973 and am so glad to learn that you have again ordered to Dai Nippon Printing Co., for so many books This engladdens me when I see our literature very widely distributed. This was the subject matter of my Guru Maharaja
Laguna Beach My dear Rsabhadeva dasa: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 8, 1973. Regarding the initiations I am accepting the following devotees as my initiated disciples: Bhayahari das (Glen,) Visvamitra das (Vern,) Sanka Das (Jim,) Sarvani dasi (Sharon,) and Nirupadi Dasi (Judy). Please see that they all strictly follow our rules and regulations...
Sukadeva 5 My dear Sukadeva Das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 10, 1973. I am accepting Rasala Das (Walter Mason Woods) as my initiated disciple. Please see that he chants Hare Krishna minimum 16 rounds daily on the beads and follows our regulative principles without fail.
Allahabad My dear Doctor Ghosh, Please accept my greetings. I thank you for your letter from Canada dated 1st September, 1976. I hope you have seen all our temples in Canada, especially Toronto where we have got the biggest temple in Canada. Very soon we shall have another big temple in Ottawa. I am hoping to stay in India for some months, and hope to meet you in this time.
New Delhi My dear Gopala Krishna, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 26th inst. and have noted the contents. Hansadutta is not GBC, you are GBC. No, don’t return U.S. Immediately come here and talk with me. Don’

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