710721 - Lecture Initiation - New York
Prabhupāda: What is your name? Eh?
Aravinda: Kaṅkā dāsī.
Prabhupāda: Kaṅkā. Your name is Kaṅkā dāsī, the daughter of a great king. All our, I mean, girl disciples are named great devotees' daughter or wife, like that. So you know what is the rules and regulation?
Prabhupāda: Tell me.
Kaṅkā: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no gambling, no intoxication.
Prabhupāda: And what is your name, spiritual?
Kaṅkā: (prompted by Aravinda) Kaṅkā?
Prabhupāda: You forget immediately? Hare Kṛṣṇa. All right. How many rounds you will chant?
Kaṅkā: Sixteen rounds a day.
Kaṅkā: More if I can.
Prabhupāda: Thank you. Come on. Next.
Prabhupāda: Rāṣṭrapālikā: governess, governeress. Is that?
Prabhupāda: Governess? Governess. You have to govern. So what are the rules and regulations?
Rāṣṭrapālikā: No meat-eating, no intoxication, no illicit sex, no gambling.
Prabhupāda: Who is your husband? Who is your husband?
Rāṣṭrapālikā: Nitāi dāsa.
Prabhupāda: Nitāi dāsa. That's all right. Hare Kṛṣṇa.
Prabhupāda: Eh? Vidarbha-sūtā. Vidarbha-sūtā means the wife of Lord Rāmacandra. Come on. You are married? No, not yet. All right. Come on, next.
Prabhupāda: Vilāsinī. Vilāsinī means who enjoys with Kṛṣṇa. Come on.
Prabhupāda: Uṣika is Brahmā's another name, Uśik-kṣayā. So you know the rules and regulations? What are they?
Uṣika: No illicit sex, no meat-eating, no gambling, no intoxication.
Prabhupāda: Thank you. Ceto-darpaṇa-marjanaṁ bhava-mahā-dāvāgni-nirvāpaṇam (CC Antya 20.12).
Prabhupāda: Rāmapāda? R-o?
Prabhupāda: All right. So there was a great ṛṣi, Romaharṣaṇa, Romaharṣaṇa. So his disciple or servant. Yes. Hare Kṛṣṇa. No, that's all right. Come on.
Prabhupāda: Cedirāja. Cedirāja was Kṛṣṇa's aunt's husband. In connection with Kṛṣṇa. He was a great king. His son, Cedirāja's son, was Kṛṣṇa's cousin-brother but greatest enemy. Yes. Kṛṣṇa killed him. Yes. Come on.
Aravinda: Kuśakratha dāsa.
Prabhupāda: Kuśakratha. Kuśakratha. You know the rules and regulation? Yes. What are they?
Kuśakratha: No meat-eating, no gambling, no illicit sex, uh, no intoxication.
Prabhupāda: Which you like best? Which of them?
Kuśakratha: You are reading my mind, Śrīla Prabhupāda.
Prabhupāda:All right. Don't do that again.
Prabhupāda: Kirtīrāja. "The king who is famous." Who is that king who is famous, very? Do you know? No? Kṛṣṇa.What are the rules?
Kirtīrāja: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no gambling and no intoxication.
Prabhupāda: Thank you.
Aravinda: Kaṁsā. Kaṁsā devi.
Prabhupāda: Kaṁsā was the sister of King Kaṁsa. Kaṁsā was not bad, but Kaṁsa was bad. Yes. Come on.
So is there any thread?
Aravinda: Yes. There's seven gāyatrīs, four threads.
Aravinda: Four threads, seven gāyatrīs in all.
Prabhupāda: So they may come after. Hare Kṛṣṇa.
Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. All glories to the pure devotee. (end)