October 27

Spoken October 27
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: You can plaster together, up and down, and each and every one of them is separately sevenfold covered. The watery portion is beyond the sevenfold coverings. And each covering is ten times more expansive than the previous covering. The Personality of Godhead creates all such universes by His breathing period, lies above the cluster of the universes.Janārdana:Prabhupāda:Janārdana:Prabhupāda:Janārdana:Prabhupāda:Janārdana:Prabhupāda:Janārdana:Prabhupāda:Janārdana:Prabhupāda:Janārdana:Pr…
The Nectar of Devotion
Pradyumna: [reading] “Let me offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī Prabhupāda and of Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda, by whose inspiration I have been engaged in the matter of compiling this summary study of Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:…
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: So these people, the sahajiyās, they have become dogs and hogs. Now after this life... [indistinct---loud kirtana]. For their sinful activities they have become dogs and hogs. Now unconsciously as dogs and hogs they are taking advantage of the Vṛndāvana land. Now they become. Now they will become pure devotees. Just like we see in the life of Bharata Mahārāja: so much austerity, and because a little attachment for the deer, the next life he was taken[?]. The next life he was taken[…
SB 1.2.16
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.16 Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " śuśrūṣoḥ śraddadhānasya vāsudeva-kathā-ruciḥ syān mahat-sevayā viprāḥ puṇya-tīrtha-niṣevaṇāt Prabhupāda:
SB 1.8.47
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " āha rājā dharma-sutaś cintayan suhṛdāṁ vadham prākṛtenātmanā viprāḥ sneha-moha-vaśaṁ gataḥPrabhupāda:
Bg 7.1 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " śrī bhagavān uvāca mayy āsakta-manāḥ pārtha yogaṁ yuñjan mad-āśrayaḥ asaṁśayaṁ samagraṁ māṁ yathā jñāsyasi tac chṛṇu [Bg. 7.1]" Kṛṣṇa, Bhagavān, the Supreme... Bhagavān means... Bhaga means opulence. Just like we use the word Devotees:Prabhupāda:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Devotee (2):Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Indian man (1):Prabhupāda:Indian man (2):Prabhupāda:Guest (3):Prabhupāda:Devotee (4):Prabhupāda:Indian man (4):Prabhupāda:Guest (5):Prabhupāda:Guest (5):Prabhupāda:Guest (5):…
SB 3.28.18
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.28.18 Harikeśa: Page number 1192. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Third Canto, Twenty-eighth Chapter, text number eighteen. [leads chanting of verse, etc.]Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa:Devotee (1):Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Brahmānanda:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 5.5.5
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.5.5 Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse and synonyms] " parābhavas tāvad abodha-jāto yāvan na jijñāsata ātma-tattvam yāvat kriyās tāvad idaṁ mano vai karmātmakaṁ yena śarīra-bandhaḥ []" [02:14] Translation: “As long as one does not inquire the spiritual values of life, one is defeated and subjected to miseries arising from ignorance. Be it sinful or pious, Prabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation with Hari Prasad Badruka
Prabhupāda: Hmm. Pañca-draviḍa: Shall we continue reading, Śrīla Prabhupāda? Prabhupāda: Yes. Pañca-draviḍa: This is the chapter “Description of the Rāsa Dance.” [break] Prabhupāda: It will be bhavauṣadhi. So there is no other... I shall ask, whenever I require it, fruit juice. That is my food, and this Śatadhanya:Prabhupāda:Śatadhanya:Prabhupāda:Devotees:Prabhupāda:Śatadhanya:Prabhupāda:Hari Prasad:Prabhupāda:Hari Prasad:Pañca-draviḍa:Prabhupāda:H…
Śrīmad-Bhagavatam Dictation SB 10.13.62
Pradyumna: Brahmā... [break] Prabhupāda: They bow down like stick. This is called daṇḍavat. Daṇḍa means “stick”; vat means “like.” When you fall down, just like a stick falls, before superior, that is called daṇḍavat.Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:…
Letters October 27
Sumati Morarjee Madam Sumati Morarji Baisaheba, Please accept my greetings. I am very glad to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 9th instant and have noted the contents. Since I have landed in U.S.A. I have improved in my health and I am very glad to see that in America practically everything is available for our Indian vegetarian dishes. By the grace of Lord Krishna the American are prosperous...
My dear Rayarama, Please accept my blessings. My blessings are for you for the latest nice edition of BTG’s. I am so pleased for your sincere endeavour for improving the quality & quantity of BTG. Krishna is helping you in this endeavour & he will help you more & more for your sincerity. Our circulation manager, Sriman Gargamuni, is surely taking great interest in seeling the copies. Regarding Kirtanananda...
Brahmananda My dear Brahmananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated October 18, and October 20, 1969. Regarding Isopanisad, enclosed please find the glossary that Satsvarupa has sent to me for making corrections. From now on all of our writings should be presented in the scholarly manner, so all spelling and diacritic marks must be done correctly. I have...
My dear Paramananda, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated October 21, 1969, and I am so glad to learn that a Krishna Conscious male child has been born now. His name should be Premananda Brahmacari. Premananda means one who is always absorbed in love of Krishna. So take care of this nice child and raise him along with the other boys in New Vrindaban so that a new...
Sai My dear Sai, Please accept my greetings. I am very glad to learn from my disciple, Srimati Govinda Dasi, that you are reading our books and literature with some interest. It has given me much satisfaction, and if you read our Srimad-Bhagavatam you will find there what is the distinction between realization of
My dear Upendra, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated October 16, 1969 and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the “Prabhupada’s Table”, from the next year you will be getting so many books for selling. I have now made a policy that as soon as my books are printed in the press I shall distribute them in all the centers along with the respective bills....
Amsterdam My dear Aksayananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 13, 1972, and I have very much appreciated also the copy of latest BTG in Dutch language, and I have shown it to some of my Godbrothers and other visitors here. I am happy to hear all of the programs there in Amsterdam temple are going on nicely, and I think you are the best man to...
New Vrindaban My dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 19, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. Now we are in Radha-Damodara Temple staying, and the programme of speaking morning and evening in the courtyard is going on very nicely. It is the same peaceful atmosphere as your New Vrindaban, and just as in New Vrindaban everyone...
Los Angeles My dear Jayatirtha das: Please accept my blessings. I understand from Bhavananda and Jayapataka that you have agreed to give Dollars 8,000.00 from BBT funds for construction of the second story of the Kitchen here. So, you can do this. The money may be sent to Gargamuni Swami in Calcutta, and he will forward here.
Bahudak My dear Bahudak, Please accept my blessings. I am in receipt of your request for initiations. Upon your recommendation I will accept the following devotees for first initiation, as well as the ones you have recommended for second initiation. Hold a fire ceremony and instruct the devotees to follow the regulative principles and to chant a minimum of 16 rounds every day. Play the tape of me...
My dear Manidhara and Rohini Suta, Please accept my blessings. I have received a Letter from Jayatirtha saying that you have distributed in one week 522 and 521 big books respectively. This is very wonderful. I thank you so much. Ye yatha mam prapadyante tams tathaiva bhajamy aha(Bg. 4.11)

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