December 30

Spoken December 30
Bg 10.1 Lecture
Prabhupāda: " śrī-bhagavān uvāca bhūya eva mahā-bāho śṛṇu me paramaṁ vacaḥ yat te ‘haṁ prīyamāṇāya vakṣyāmi hita-kāmyayā [Bg. 10.1]" This verse we have been discussing last meeting. Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead is advising Arjuna that,
Bg 3.18-30 Lecture
Prabhupāda: All glories to the assembled devotees. Devotees: Jaya! Haribol! [cheers] Prabhupāda: Who is reading? Go on. Purport. Yes. Ninety-eight. Oh, yes. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: This is chapter entitled Karma-yoga. Prabhupāda: Yes yes, go on. Go on reading. Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Eighteen: “A self-realized man has no purpose to fulfill in the discharge of his prescribed duties nor has he any reason not to perform such work. Nor has he any need to depend on any other living being Prabhupāda:Tamāla Kṛṣṇa:Pra…
Press Interview
Journalist: ...Cosmic Star and we just changed the name for January, the first issue. The first issue just, well, it’s out, coming off the printer today. Prabhupāda: It is published every month? Journalist: Monthly, that’s correct. And we cover eastern religions. We did a feature article this month on Bishop James Pike, UFOs, astrology. You know Dr. Bode, Frambose Bode from the theolPrabhupāda:Journalist:Prabhupāda:Journalist:Prabhupāda:Journalist:Prabhupāda:Journalist:Prabhup…
Bg 13.3 Lecture
Bhagavad-gītā 13.3 Prabhupāda: " ...sarva-kṣetreṣu bhārata kṣetra-kṣetrajñayor jñānaṁ yat taj jñānaṁ mataṁ mama [Bg. 13.3]" Kṣetra-kṣetrajñayor jñānam. This body and the kṣetra-jña, the owner and the occupier of the body. This subject matter we were discussing last night. It is very easy. I was explaining. Just like this apartment, we are occupying; therefore we are occupier, but we are not the owner. The owner is different person.
Room Conversation
Prabhupāda: First of all you should know that I am not this body. Just like I am not this apartment, similarly, I am not this body. So my body is changing according to my karma. Just like according to my capacity to pay rent, my apartment is changing. Not that because I have come to the first-class apartment, and it is guaranteed that I shall continue.Indian lady:Prabhupāda:Devotee:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian lady:Prabhupāda:Indian lady:Prabhu…
Morning Walk
Śrutakīrti: [introducing tape] , December 30, 1973. [break] Prajāpati: In this morning’s class you were giving us the example of the takeover of the kingship, of the brāhmaṇas getting rid of a bad king. So many times in the literature you’Prabhupāda:Nitāi:Prabhupāda:Nara-nārāyaṇa:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:Prabhupāda:Nalinīkaṇṭha:…
SB 1.16.2
Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [leads chanting of verse] [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] " sa uttarasya tanayām upayema irāvatīm janamejayādīṁś caturas tasyām utpādayat sutānPrabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Pradyumna:Prabhupāda:Devotees:
SB 3.26.21
Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] " yat tat sattva-guṇaṁ svacchaṁ śāntaṁ bhagavataḥ padam yad āhur vāsudevākhyaṁPrabhupāda:Devotees:
Room Conversation
Girirāja: ...cannot accept anything artificial, but Mr. Vijaya cannot keep up to that standard. Prabhupāda: Vinoba Bhave is also not cent percent. Girirāja: Oh, I know. But by chance, on this particular point... Prabhupāda: He has written book, Bhagavad-gītā Pravacana. But in his bhāṣyaGirirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Prabhupāda:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Girirāja:Indian man:Gopāla Kṛṣṇa:Indian man:Prabhupāda:Indian devotee:Prabhupāda:Girirāja:Pra…
Letters December 30
“Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Jayatho” A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami 26 Second Avenue, Apt. # BIR New York, N.Y. 10003, U.S.A. Sripad Narayana Maharaja! Accept my dandavats in this letter. I received your letter dated December 21st and I came to know all the news. I received the passbook and checkbook from Vrndavana Bank. I received the receipts of the deposits. Everything is fine. But the particular work...
Satsvarupa My dear Satsvarupa, Please accept my blessings. I have received back the tape which you have typewritten. The inquiry porce should be force. Today I am sending you two Krishna Conscious lectures, tape recorded into the dictaphone. Please write them properly and send me one copy. The best thing will be as soon as you typewrite the two, send me one copy after editing as you were doing formerly....
Tokyo My dear Sudama, Please accept my blessings, and offer the same to your good wife Cintamani devi Dasi. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 15th December, 1970---as well as the telegram sent on the 16th December. So far as the 10 copies of Japanese BTG sent by you is concerned, they were received by me some time ago and acknowledged in my letter to you dated 5th December, 1970....
Syamasundara My dear Syamasundara, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 26th December, 1970. You write to say that on last Monday morning you were to see Mr. G. R. Jolly, but you talked with Hansadutta by trunk call this morning and you did not mention anything your meeting with Mr. Jolly. If Jolly accepts our terms of Rs. 50,000 down immediately and the...
Tamala Krsna Calcutta My dear Tamala Krsna, Please accept my blessings. I hope everything is going on with you all well in Calcutta, I was expecting your letter at any moment, but I have not received any word from you since you went there. This morning I have sent you one telegram requesting you to send me a complete report immediately.
Tamala Krsna TAMAL KRISHNA, NO LETTER FROM YOU VERY MUCH ANXIOUS FOR BOOKS WIRE ACTUAL SITUATION BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
My dear Ksirodakasayi, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 23rd December, 1971. I am very glad to hear that Hindi BTG is ready for publication. As you have suggested I am enclosing a bank draft for Rs. 4000/- drawn in the favor of Radha Press, Delhi. We cannot pay the Rs. 1000/- asked by Crescent Press for advance towards paper; and Hitsaran Sharma has done...
Madan Mohan Goswami Sri Madan Mohan Goswami, C/O Panchanan Goswami, Sri Govinda Deo Ji’s Temple, Vrindaban, District Mathura. Dear Sir, Replying you registered /A.D. letter dated 22 December, 1971, I beg to inform you that the two rooms and entrance verandah has been in my possession since 1959, but I never saw you in possession of the upper portion of the house. Neither have I had any objection...
My dear Rupanuga, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 12th, 1971. Unfortunately, it did not contain the two Krishna Book samples as I believe you sent them to Madras. But that does not matter, I have understood from your letter the point you wanted to make. Krishna Book should be published with the American University students in mind. Brahmananda...
The Agent of Central Bank of India Camac Street Branch Calcutta Dear Sir: Please refer to the enclosed True Copy of a letter sent by myself on December 3, 1974 by registered mail. Up to this date I have not received any acknowledgement of receipt from you and I am very concerned in this matter. Please inquire as to why it has taken so long and immediately notify me as to whether you have received...

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