Prabhupada Articles

Prabupada Lecture – London, 1973


Lecture dhṛtarāṣṭra uvācadharma-kṣetre kuru-kṣetresamavetā yuyutsavaḥmāmakāḥ pāṇḍavāś caivakim akurvata sañjaya Prabhupāda: Now, in your leisure hour you will try to repeat and get by heart some of the ślokas. That will be very nice. Go on.Pradyumna: [leads chanting of synonyms]dhṛtarāṣṭraḥ---King Dhṛtarāṣṭra; uvāca---said; dharma-kṣetre---in the place of pilgrimage; kuru-kṣetre---in the place named Kurukṣetra; [...]

Prabupada Lecture – London, 19732023-01-13T10:59:39+00:00

Prabupada Lecture – Philadelphia, 1976


Lecture Srila Prabhupada Evening lecture at Gita Nagari farm Philadelphia, July 15, 1976 There is no other controller above Kṛṣṇa; therefore He is the supreme controller, īśvaraḥ paramaḥ kṛṣṇaḥ [Bs. 5.1], the supreme controller. The supreme controller, He is giving us instruction. If we follow His instruction, very simple, [...]

Prabupada Lecture – Philadelphia, 19762022-09-06T14:07:43+00:00

Prabupada Lecture


Lecture ŚB 1.17.3 गां च धर्मदुघां दीनां भृशं शूद्रपदाहताम् । विवत्सामाश्रुवदनां क्षामां यवसमिच्छतीम् ॥ ३ ॥ gāṁ ca dharma-dughāṁ dīnāṁ bhṛśaṁ śūdra-padāhatām vivatsām āśru-vadanāṁ kṣāmāṁ yavasam icchatīm SYNONYMS gām — the cow; ca — also; dharma-dughām — beneficial because one can draw religion from her; dīnām — now rendered [...]

Prabupada Lecture2022-08-08T12:39:25+00:00

Prabupada Story


Room conversation Mauritius, October 5th, 1975 Guest (2) (Indian man): Now the program in the village, Swamijī, how to... Prabhupāda: Village... Just like you acquire some land. That you will get. It is not very... Is it difficult? Guest (2): No, sir. Prabhupāda: Just we are doing so many places. So you produce [...]

Prabupada Story2022-06-27T05:10:52+00:00

Conversation on Train to Allahabad


Conversation on Train to Allahabad January 11, 1977, India Prabhupāda: … We have come to the open field. How it is nice. And so long we were passing through that congested areas-hellish, simply hellish. And now here is open space. How it is nice. Hari-śauri: To enter into a city is [...]

Conversation on Train to Allahabad2022-04-26T11:32:20+00:00

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.10.4


Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.10.4 London, November 25, 1973 Pradyumna: (leads chanting, etc.) kāmaṁ vavarṣa parjanyaḥ sarva-kāma-dughā mahī siṣicuḥ sma vrajān gāvaḥ payasodhasvatīr mudā [SB 1.10.4] Translation: "During the reign of Mahārāja Yudhiṣṭhira, the clouds showered all the water that people needed, and the earth produced all the necessities of man in profusion. Due to its fatty milk bag and cheerful attitude, the cow [...]

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.10.42022-03-28T14:25:59+00:00

Srila Prabhupada conversation about banking collapse


Srila Prabhupada about the collapse of artificial banking and farm self-sufficiency January 21, 1977, Bhubaneswar Rāmeśvara: There was one question I had, Śrīla Prabhupāda. You have written in the third volume of the First Canto different instructions for the age of Kali, how there’ll be compulsory marriage and so on [...]

Srila Prabhupada conversation about banking collapse2022-02-27T05:50:06+00:00

Morning Walk


Morning Walk Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: Sometimes the argument is put forward that in places where's there is not sufficient food and shelter and things like this, these problems should be solved first before the problem of spiritual life. Prabhupāda: Yes. Why don't you solve? There are so many land. Come here and grow [...]

Morning Walk2021-12-30T08:05:35+00:00

Vaishnava Communities


Vaishnava Communities – the Gateway to Satya-yuga It’s no secret that we are living in the sub period of the Golden Age inside the age of Kali-yuga.  But what does that practically mean? And how does that correlate with what we can see now? COVID, lockdown, people dying, including [...]

Vaishnava Communities2021-11-30T18:27:34+00:00

Learn to love the natural mode of life


Learn to love the natural mode of life This conversation between His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and some of his disciples took place at New Vrindaban, West Virginia, USA, on June 24, 1976. Disciple: Srila Prabhupada, once you said, “The tractor – this is the cause of [...]

Learn to love the natural mode of life2021-11-04T15:16:46+00:00