710725 - Lecture Initiation - New York

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



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710725IN-NEW YORK - July 25, 1971 - 07:39 Minutes



Prabhupāda: You know the rules and regulation? What are they?

Devotee: No illicit sex, no meat-eating, no intoxication, no gambling.

Prabhupāda: Thank you.

Viṣṇujana: Jīmūta.

Prabhupāda: Jīmūta-bhāva. Jīmūta. A great king, devotee. Come on. Next? Harer nāma harer nāma harer nāmaiva kevalam (CC Adi 17.21). You know the rules and regulation? Rules and regulation?

Devotee: Yes.

Prabhupāda: Yes. What is that?

Devotee: . . . (indistinct)

Viṣṇujana: Pañcaratna.

Prabhupāda: Pañcaratna dāsa. Hare Kṛṣṇa. Pañca means five; ratna means jewels. Hare Kṛṣṇa. (japa) You know the rules?

Devotee: (indistinct) . . . no meat-eating, no illicit sex, no gambling.

Viṣṇujana: Navaratna.

Prabhupāda: Navaratna. Navaratha. Nine chariots. Hare Kṛṣṇa. Come on. "One who has got nine chariots." (japa)

Viṣṇujana: Aṣṭaratha.

Prabhupāda: Aṣṭaratha, "One who has got eight chariots." Hare Kṛṣṇa. (japa)

You know the rules and regulation?

Viṣṇujana: Patrick. Daśaratha.

Prabhupāda: Daśaratha, the father of Lord Rāmacandra. Hare Kṛṣṇa. "Who could drive his chariot from ten directions." Hare Kṛṣṇa. (japa)

Viṣṇujana: Daśarha.

Prabhupāda: Daśarha, a king in the dynasty in which Lord Kṛṣṇa appeared. Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Viṣṇujana: Next? Pay obeisances to Prabhupāda.

Prabhupāda: You know the rules and regulation? What are they?

Girl devotee: No illicit . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: How many rounds you will chant?

Girl devotee: Sixteen.

Prabhupāda: Very good. Come on. What is her name?

Viṣṇujana: Śaśimukhi.

Prabhupāda: Śaśimukhi. Śaśi means moon, and mukhi means face.

Devotees: Ah!

Prabhupāda: Very fortunate name. Come on. So . . .?

Viṣṇujana: Mahāmāyā.

Prabhupāda: Mahāmāyā. Mahāmāyā, the illusory energy. (laughter) (chuckles) So illusory energy is not bad. Illusory energy is another face of Rādhārāṇī. Those who do not want to worship Kṛṣṇa, for them illusory energy is there. Come on. You know the rules and regulation? Hare Kṛṣṇa. Come on.

Viṣṇujana: Hemalatā.

Prabhupāda: Hemalatā, golden leaf. (japa)

Viṣṇujana: Saptaratha.

Prabhupāda: Saptaratha, "one who drives seven chariots." Hare Kṛṣṇa.

(aside) Take care . . . (indistinct)

Devotees: All glories to you, Śrīla Prabhupāda. (end)