Spoken October 23
Bg 7.28-8.6 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " yeṣāṁ tv anta-gataṁ pāpaṁ janānāṁ puṇya-karmaṇām te dvandva-moha-nirmuktā bhajante māṁ dṛḍha-vratāḥ [Bg. 7.28]" This verse we have been discussing last day. Dvandva-moha. Dvandva-moha, this duality, that “You are..., you have got different interest, I have got different interest,
SB 2.1.2-5
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.1.2–5 Prabhupāda: They have come here to become technologist. They have lost all interest of this, in original Vedic culture. [pause] " om ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ yena tasmai śrī-gurave namaḥ[I offer my respectful obeisances unto my spiritual master, who with the torchlight of knowledge has opened my eyes, which were blinded by the darkness of ignorance.][When will Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda, who has established within this material …
The Nectar of Devotion
Pradyumna: [reading] “Generally, neophyte devotees are anxious to see Kṛṣṇa, or God, but God cannot be seen or known by our present materially blunt senses. Prabhupāda: Hmm. Pradyumna: The process of devotional service as it is recommended in Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 1.2.12
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.12 Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " tac chraddadhānā munayo jñāna-vairāgya-yuktayā paśyanty ātmani cātmānaṁ bhaktyā śruta-gṛhītayā []" [00:38] [break] “...truth is realized by the seriously inquisitive student or sage who is well equipped with knowledge and who has become detached by rendering devotional service and hearing the Vedānta-śruti.Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Bg 13.24 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 13.24 Pradyumna: Translation: “One who understands this philosophy concerning material nature, the living entity and the interaction of the modes of nature is sure to attain liberation. He will not take birth here again, regardless of his present position.Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:
SB 1.8.43
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.8.43 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " śrī-kṛṣṇa kṛṣṇa-sakha vṛṣṇy-ṛṣabhāvani-dhrug- rājanya-vaṁśa-dahanānapavarga-vīryaPrabhupāda:
SB 5.5.1
Pradyumna: ...vāsudevāya, oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Chants verse] [devotees repeat] " ṛṣabha uvāca nāyaṁ deho deha-bhājāṁ nṛloke kaṣṭān kāmān arhate viḍ-bhujāṁ ye tapo divyaṁ putrakā yena sattvaṁ śuddhyed yasmād brahma-saukhyaṁ tv anantamPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Letters October 23
Lilavati My dear Lilavati, Please accept my blessings. I’m just in receipt of your letter. Your child should be named Subhadra, the name that you have already chosen, this is nice. Regarding the horoscope, it is a nice idea and if I meet a good astrologer I shall try to get one for your little child. I
Damodara My dear Damodara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 14, 1969 and your check for . Also I have duly received your maintenance check. I am pleased that you are trying to obtain a very nice house in the city. Washington is a very important city, so if you can develop a nice center, it will be a great achievement for our society. If Mr. Dhyani...
Jai Kirtanananda Maharaj Ki jai! Jai Kirtanananda Maharaj Ki jai! My Dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter dated October 20, 1969. Now I am very much hopeful that New Vrindaban will develop very nicely under your good care. You had a very successful meeting in the University, and that is wanted. As soon as you get some opportunity you should immediately...
My dear Acyutananda and Kirtanananda Maharajas, Please accept my blessings. I have not heard from either of you since my coming this side to Bombay, so I am very anxious to know how you are each making life members. I wrote one letter to P. M. Thakura to be delivered by one of our men personally. Whether it has been delivered? Where is the big key for Vrindaban? Devananda Maharaja has taken the smaller...
Los Angeles My dear Karandhara, Please accept my blessings. Since a very long time I have not received any word from you. I hope everything is going on well with you in our Los Angeles World Headquarters. Please send me a report of your general activities in Los Angeles Temple and also your Governing Body Commission activities.
My dear Madhudvisa Maharaja, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 15, 1970. I am so much pleases that you are carrying on the Street Sankirtana Party as we have instituted in the Western countries even though you have sometimes only one companion. This spirit is most satisfactory and this work is proven as the basis of our successful movement in the...
Tamala Krsna, Syamasundara Bombay My dear Tamala Krsna and Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. I hope you and your good wives as well as Srimat Sarasvati are all well. I have safely arrived in Amritsar and we are being very well cared for at the Vedant Niketan. The people and also the Sannyasis here are very much liking our Sankirtana Movement, so things are going on nicely.
Bloomington, Indiana My dear Narottamananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 9, 1972, and I have noted with great pleasure that you are opening a new centre in Bloomington, Indiana. You are fixing up your new place very nicely, that will attract men to come there. But always remember that our first business is preaching and distributing literatures,...
My dear Soucharya devi, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 8, 1972 and I have noted the contents carefully. You are feeling some discomfort in your life in Krishna Consciousness, but I can assure you that this is only temporary condition of little importance, because main thing is that somehow or other you have got a little attraction for Krishna...
Los Angeles My dear Karandhara Das: Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 13, 1973 and I have noted the contents with great concern. So you may immediately send Nitai Das here to me in India and he may remain with me to do this work.
Vrindaban Dear Behari das: Please accept my best wishes. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 12/10/74 and have noted the contents. I could have recommended something for you, but you could not reply me a proper account, what was collected and what was spent. Several times you gave me different figures, so how can I recommend you.

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