October 26

Spoken October 26
Bg 8.5 Lecture
Prabhupāda: There is a story. In a cowshed there was fire. So after that incidence, the cow, as soon as the cow sees something red, oh, they began to disturb, “Oh, there is fire.” Similarly, here, tasting the bitterness of so-called rascaldom, they think that Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa is also similar rascaldom. So we shall begin? So when they have sent the file? Did you ask?Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:[I offer my respectful obeisances unto my spiritual master, who with the torchlight of know…
Prabhupāda: In our last meeting we were discussing. Why people are forced to commit sinful activities? This point is also discussed in the Bhagavad-gītā. Arjuna inquired from Kṛṣṇa, “What is that thing which forces a man to commit sinful activities?”
The Nectar of Devotion
Pradyumna: “ is specifically presented for persons who are now engaged in the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. I beg to offer my sincere thanks to all my friends and disciples who are helping me...” Prabhupāda: That’Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:
SB 1.2.15
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.15 Prabhupāda: " yad-anudhyāsinā yuktāḥ karma-granthi-nibandhanam chindanti kovidās tasya ko na kuryāt kathā-ratim []" In the previous verse it is said, " tasmād ekena manasā bhagavān sātvatāṁ patiḥ śrotavyaḥ kīrtitavyaś caDevotees:Prabhupāda:
Bg 7.1 Lecture [Hindi]
Pradyumna: “Now hear, O son of Pṛthā, how by practicing yoga in full consciousness of Me, with mind attached to Me, you can know Me in full, free from doubt.” [Bg. 7.1] Prabhupāda: So, which language I shall use? English or Hindi? If I speak in Hindi... Guest: [indistinct] Prabhupāda: But if I speak in Hindi theyDevotee:Prabhupāda:
Conversation at Airport
Prabhupāda: So our Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is to educate people to understand the value of life. The modern system of education and civilization is so degraded that people have forgotten the value of life. Generally, in this material world, everyone is forgetful of the value of life, but the human form of life is a chance to awaken the importance of life.Brahmānanda:Śyāmasundara:Prabhupāda:Guest (1) [Indian man]:Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest (1):Prabhupāda:Guest…
Conversation [Hindi]
SB 1.8.46
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " vyāsādyair īśvarehājñaiḥ kṛṣṇenādbhuta-karmaṇā prabodhito ‘pītihāsair nābudhyata śucārpitaḥ []" [break] [01:08]Prabhupāda:
Morning Walk
Prabhupāda: So the news was there that Jesus Christ, after crucification, he was alive, and he went to... [aside:] Not so near. And he went to Kashmir. So by the yogic process, in samādhi one can remain alive although superficially he is seen that he is killed. That is possible. Hiraṇyakaśipu did that. He was undergoing Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Cyavana:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupād…
SB 3.28.17
Harikeśa: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Canto Three, Chapter Twenty-eight, verse seventeen. [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " apīcya-darśanaṁ śaśvatPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Pṛthu-putra: He asks how many pages. Yogānanda asks how many... Because they say that you sent a newsletter to all the GBCs. He asks how many pages was the newsletter. And I said just two lines. Prabhupāda: Newspaper? Hari-śauri: Newsletter to the GBC. Prabhupāda: What is that newsletter? Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Pṛthu-putra:Prabhupāda:Dhanañjaya:Prabhupāda:Dhanañjaya:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Pṛthu-putra:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:Hari-śauri:Prabhupāda:…
SB 5.5.4
Pradyumna: Translation: “When a person considers sense gratification the aim of life, he certainly becomes mad after materialistic living and engages in all kinds of sinful activity. He does not know that due to his past misdeeds he has already received a body which, although temporary, is the cause of his misery. Actually, the living entity should not have taken on a material body, but he has been awarded the material body for sense gratification. Therefore I think it not befitting an intellige…
Room Conversation
[Haṁsadūta leading loud kīrtana in background] Prabhupāda: So this makara-dhvaja, I think not acting. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: It’s not acting? How can you tell so soon? Prabhupāda: Hmm? Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: How can you tell so soon? Prabhupāda: Hmm? Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: How are you able to tell so soon after taking? Wouldn’t it take a few days to feel the results?Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Bhavānanda:Śatadhanya:Bhavānanda:Śatadhanya:Prabhupāda:Śatadhanya:Bhavānanda:Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Pra…
Letters October 26
26 Second Avenue Apartment B I R New York 10003 USA Sripad Narayana Maharaja, Accept my dandavats. I last wrote to you on the 28th of September, and I also sent you a check for Rs 1500/-. I still haven’t received any letter from you, and I am worried. Please make me happy by writing me a letter as soon as you finish reading this one. Please let me know if all the goods have been purchased. If...
My dear Jadurani, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Oct. 20 & I am very glad to note the contents. The brahmacarini asrama is not yet started. You should not bother it at the present moment. When the brahmacarini asrama is established then you should consider going. Most probably I also will go to San Francisco directly from India. When I am there I shall see if...
My dear Gargamuni, Please accept my greetings and blessings of Lord Krishna. I am in due receipt of your letter of 10/18/68. I am very much perplexed to know that you are not feeling comfortable at the care of your parents. If your parents don’t receive you as their beloved son, I don
Nayanabhirama Philadelphia My dear Nayana Bhirama, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 11th, 1970, and noted the contents with satisfaction. It is most important if you arrange lectures and kirtanas at the schools and colleges because the more intelligent young boys and girls of your country are very much eager to understand this Krishna Consciousness...
Cyavana Nairobi My dear Cyavana, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated October 16 and 9, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. Brahmananda is collecting many life-members in Zambia, and if there is financial crisis there in Nairobi, why not he should send you the money he is collecting? He is not going to open centres there, there are not enough...
Dinatarini dasi My dear Dinatarini dasi, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 11, 1972, and I have appreciated very much your kind sentiments. Yes, I am very pleased to see how our children in Dallas school are making such nice advancement in Krishna Consciousness happy life. Small children are just like animals and they have to be t rained how to...
My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 12/10/76. Cyavana has misspent, that is clear. Therefore, indirectly we are responsible because we could not control him. Slack management Arrange things so that in the future these things may not occur.

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