A Day in the Life of Srila Prabhupada - December 04
Srila Prabhupada's letters, lectures and conversations throughout consecutive years
- Click on the year dates to go to the Timeline of Srila Prabhupada's Life for that year.
- This listing covers all available material and includes:
- 10,300+ links to Vanisource - our repository of all of Srila Prabhupada's words;
- 450+ short audio clips - Nectar Drops from Srila Prabhupada sprinkled throughout the months;
- 1,080 short video clips extracted from lectures, conversations, morning walks and interviews, with subtitles in up to 88 languages, sprinkled throughout the months;
- 13,350+ concise statements, drawn from Srila Prabhupada's lectures, conversations and letters, highlighted within quoteboxes;
- For further study on the different subjects addressed, each statement links to the various categories in our thematic section of Vanipedia named Vaniquotes.
These statements from the Days in the Life of Srila Prabhupada offer unparalleled insights into his devotional character; his vision to re-spiritualize human society; his dedication to translate, publish & distribute his books; his expertise to tirelessly lead & manage his worldwide movement; his empowered ability to encourage, care for, train & clearly communicate the disciplines he expects from all his disciples as he engages them in their pursuit of Krsna consciousness & performance of missionary activities. Through all these situations one can also experience how Srila Prahhupada consistently represents the pure teachings of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu and His associates.
- See also: A Month in the Life of Srila Prabhupada.
1966 - December 04
|Life is going on. "I have become befooled, so I don't want that my son will be intelligent. Let him become befooled. Let him become befooled." This is called punaḥ punaś carvita-carvaṇānām (SB 7.5.30), repeatedly chewing the chewed.|
1968 - December 04
|Our point is to always follow the example of the acaryas and this will bring us to the perfectional stages with no doubt.|
1969 - December 04
|I was very much shocked to learn that you have again met with some motor accident on the way, and perhaps this is the second time you have broken your leg. So I do not know why such things are happening.|
1971 - December 04
|I am very much pleased by this travelling Sankirtana program. Kindly execute it nicely, and sell as many books and magazines as possible, so that by reading Krishna philosophy, and by seeing you, they will become fully convinced.|
1973 - December 04
|Yes we require all of our books to be translated into Spanish. In this connection please contact our Haihaya Prabhu at our Mexico City branch or Citsukhananda Prabhu at our Caracas branch as they are managing Spanish translating.|
|Regarding the farm in Gainesville, yes we require land for food grain production. One of our programs should be to send food grains to India for Vrindaban and Mayapur. If we distribute profusely prasadam we will become very popular.|
1974 - December 04
|God is eternal, and His instruction is also eternal. And the followers are also eternal. There is nothing new.|
|I understand Parivrajakacarya Swami is teaching a course combining both hatha and bhakti yoga to attract the people. This is a very good idea. Somehow or other inject the bhakti yoga. That will save them from the degradations of sense gratification.|
|Japanese people are giving money, even more than America; that is preaching. Somehow or other they are giving service to the Lord. This is wanted.|
1975 - December 04
|Always think of Him. Always become His devotee. Worship Him. Offer your obeisances. That's all. That is for you.|
|So there is a big field, in India 600,000,000 people. In every home there should be at least one BBT publication, so the field is very big.|
|The program you have suggested can be discussed at the Mayapur GBC meeting. At Mayapur each year a program is chalked out for the entire year, and that is to be executed till the GBC meets again.|
|I am pleased that you are selling my books, this is superior engagement, so please continue and increase it more and more.|
1976 - December 04
|Prabhupāda: Arabians come here, I know.|
Vāsughoṣa: In Bombay also, all the big hotels are filled with Arabians.
Devotee (1): This Taj and Oberoi, so many are there.
Prabhupāda: India has good income from Arabian tourist.
|Regarding the Narayana Kavaca mantra, the Hare Krsna mantra is everything. But, I think that you are working too hard. Your illness is the result of too hard work.|