A Month in the Life of Srila Prabhupada - June 1977
- 1 Jun 1 to 30 - Vṛndāvana
The Months in the Life of Srila Prabhupada present 2200+ of his lectures; 905+ of his conversations; 490+ of his morning walks;
65+ of his interviews and 6,570+ of his letters. This listing covers all available material,
- and includes:
- 10,300+ links to Vanisource - our repository of all of Srila Prabhupada's words;
- 470+ short audio clips Nectar Drops from Srila Prabhupada sprinkled throughout the months;
- 1,080 short video clips extracted from lectures, conversations, morning walks or interviews with subtitles in up to 93 languages sprinkled throughout the months;
- 13,350+ concise statements, drawn from Srila Prabhupada's lectures, conversations and letters are 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 Months 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 Day in the Life of Srila Prabhupada
- See also: the Timeline of Srila Prabhupada's Life - June 1977
Jun 1 to 30 - Vṛndāvana
|You are all qualified. I can give you ideas. Now I am doing. So I wanted to see that you are all busy. That I want because now I am becoming invalid. I cannot move very swiftly here and there. But if you move, I take pleasure.|
|If they voluntarily give contribution, that's all right. Otherwise we shall provide. We have got guesthouse. It is very nice. Even they do not pay, we shall pay.|
|Prabhupāda: For starting our museum.|
Svarūpa Dāmodara: In Washington?
Svarūpa Dāmodara: So Ambarīṣa is buying...
Prabhupāda: He is prepared to pay us about two hundred...
|Life is divided into two - that body and the soul. Actually the soul requires satisfaction. So unless the soul approaches Adhoksaja - adhoksaja means beyond the sense perception of bodily understanding - there is no possibility.|
|Keep this institution pure, not that we have to make it impure. Fighting, we want fighting. If we don't get, it will remain vacant, but we don't want to introduce impure. That should be a principle.|
|ISKCON or FISKCON, bring students. (laughter) So that I want. I want the number. It doesn't matter ISKCON or FISKCON.|
|Proselytization will not stand. When one comes to the real understanding of his position, then that will continue. This Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is that. Bringing one to the original position.|
|There is sun, and above that, there is moon. And they are going to moon. They are going nowhere—simply taking laboratory photo, studio, and cheating. Why this cheating can go on? You do not know. That's all. Who is insisting that "We must know"?|
|Guru Mahārāja, he saw this. Now I remember those days, when he was instructing, "Do like this. Do like this." At that time, I could not understand. "Oh, why he's talking to me?" He wanted.|
|What shall I say? He (Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta) was my spiritual master, and whatever he taught, we are speaking, that's all. We don't talk any nonsense.|
|Money is coming there. Guru Maharaja said that "You do the right work, money will come. Money will fall down on your feet." There is no question of flattering. Do. Work sincerely. Everything will come, whatever you want.|
|Our books are sold not for philosophical speculation but practical solution of the problems. The philosophical classes are now being closed everywhere.|