October 24

Spoken October 24
The Nectar of Devotion
Pradyumna: [reading] “The basic principle of the living condition is that we have a general propensity to love someone. No one can live without loving someone else. This propensity is present in every living being. Even an animal like a tiger has this loving propensity, at least in a dormant stage, and it is certainly present in the human beings. The missing point, however, is where to repose our love so that everyone can become happy.Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumn…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: Now in Vṛndāvana here is one temple... There is likely that they cannot [indistinct for several minutes]. Suppose everything is in our hand[?]. How to manage? Therefore accepting the main temple, you have to [indistinct] how to manage. This is between ourself. Suppose if Bharatpur Mahārāja after some time [indistinct]. In this temple also, I am making the important decisions. [break] Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Gurudāsa:Prabhupāda:Gu…
Room Conversation
[No audio] Prabhupāda: We are worshiping with ordinary water. Devotee (1): And as soon as it touches the Deity, it becomes... Prabhupāda: As soon as it touches Deities, become Ganges water, Yamuna water. Why Yamuna is so pure? Because Kṛṣṇa touched it. So after touching Kṛṣṇa, the ordinary water become Yamuna. Why not?Devotee (1):Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Prabhupāda:Devo…
SB 1.2.13
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.13 Pradyumna: ...vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " ataḥ pumbhir dvija-śreṣṭhā varṇāśrama-vibhāgaśaḥ svanuṣṭhitasya dharmasyaPrabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 1.8.44
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " sūta uvāca pṛthayetthaṁ kala-padaiḥ pariṇūtākhilodayaḥ mandaṁ jahāsa vaikuṇṭhoPrabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:
SB 5.5.2
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of synonyms] " ... suhṛdaḥ sādhavo ye []" [00:29] Translation: “One can attain the path of liberation from material bondage only by rendering service to highly advanced spiritual personalities. These personalities are impersonalists and devotees. Whether one wants to merge into the LordPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: They spoke with Mr. Bangor, B. N. Bangor. He didn’t know anybody. He spoke with Mr. Bajoria. He also did not know anybody. They had not yet spoken with Mr. Jalan. Our feeling was that to bring a kavirāja, Rāmānuja kavirāja, is not difficult from wherever we areBhavānanda:Prabhupāda:Bhavānanda:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Hari-śauri:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabh…
Letters October 24
Kapiladev My dear Kapiladev, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 18, 1969 and have carefully noted the contents. It doesn’t matter that you were unable to remain in Vancouver because now you are serving Krishna in the Seattle temple. This is the meaning of transcendental. The devotee of Krishna is beyond the touch of time and space because these...
Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Giriraja, Bhavananda My dear Karandhara, Tamala Krishna, Giriraja, and Bhavananda, Please accept my blessings. I am just now in receipt of your letter dated October 20, 1972, and Visakha dasi has just arrived and has told that you have not received any letter from me, and that you have sent several telegrams and letters. I have not received all of them I think. I received...
Lisboa, Portugal My dear Frederico: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated October 3, 1974 and have noted the contents. I am very glad to learn that you are translating the Bhagavad-gita As It Is into Portuguese. Be careful not to change anything but present it exactly as it is. This is how we receive Bhagavad-gita through the disciplic succession as stated in the Fourth...
Jayatirtha, Sudama My dear Jayatirtha and Sudama Goswami: Please accept my blessings. I am writing you because I have not received any letter from either of you regarding the banking business with Liberty Bank, Honolulu. I am very much anxious to know this banking affair, so why are you not informing me anything? I have sent them my passbook and a withdrawal slip to pay Dollars 35,000.00 to Bank...
Washington, D.C. My dear Srutadeva das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your Sankirtana newsletters No. 23 & 24. These statistics are very nice. I like very much to receive the report of my book sales. I think it also gives encouragement to the devotees who distribute the books. Here at Mayapur my guru maharaj was printing one paper. It was selling for only a few paise. Sometimes...
Toronto My dear Uttama Sloka das: Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 27, 1974 with enclosed plans for the new temple and it is all very nice. You are taking on a big responsibility, and I am very pleased. Toronto I think is a very important city in Canada, and it is fitting that you are contemplating to make a first class temple there. Do everything very...
My dear jayatirtha das, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of the September BBt Trustees report with enclosed report of Mayapur-Vrindaban Fund, Bank of America account number 6004-07143, for the months of July, August, and September 1975.
My dear Narahari, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated October 11, 1976. I’m happy to hear how nicely things are going at our Miami temple. Upon your recommendation I accept the devotees you have requested initiation for. Robin Teter
Radha-sarana My dear Radha-sarana, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter to my secretary dated October 2, 1976. According to your recommendation I am accepting for second initiation Amala-harinama das Brahmacari and Viraja dasi. Now hold a fire ceremony for attendance of devotees only. You must be sure that these devotees are very strictly following the regulative principles...
Sivani My dear Sivani, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated October 11, 1976. I am forwarding your letter to Jayapataka Maharaja in Mayapur. He will contact you whether it is alright for you to come there to work for Krsna as you have requested. Please take this Krsna consciousness very seriously and make your life perfect.

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