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720311 - Conversation B - Vrndavana

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



720311R1-VRNDAVAN - March 11, 1972 - 17:26 Minutes



(Conversation with Gaurachand Gosvami At the Radha-Damodara Temple)

Prabhupāda: (Bengali with guests)

Prabhupāda: . . . whatever you do is fine with me . . . I have no objection.

Gaurachand Gosvami: Everything is carrying on fine..carrying on.

Prabhupāda: Carrying on?

Gaurachand Gosvami: It is carrying on the way it has since the fore-fathers time . . . The offerings are sometimes more..sometimes less.

Prabhupāda: Hmm . . .

Devotee: He means it is carrying on.

Gaurachand Gosvami: I am getting help the devotees . . . they are offering service . . . they are rendering all kinds of service. Love for devotional service needs to be there . . . the ones who have that love for devotional service, they can render all kinds of service. Such persons can offer service to repair Their kitchen, Their bedrooms, the temple too can be repaired. Samadhis too . . . all these things. Desire to render devotional service has to be there, and when the opportunity arises, they will get the service done.

(Soft chanting of japa)

Prabhupāda: Where is Kṣīrodakaśāyī? Hmm? So that . . . You want to go immediately?

Kṣīrodakaśāyī: Quarter to eleven I give the time to start from here to reach . . .

Prabhupāda: What is the time now?

Kṣīrodakaśāyī: Twenty past . . .

Devotee: Ten fifteen.

Kṣīrodakaśāyī: Quarter past ten.

Prabhupāda: So you want the check immediately?

Kṣīrodakaśāyī: We have to buy the stamp, Prabhupāda.

Prabhupāda: No, the check will not buy stamp; you have to take money.

Kṣīrodakaśāyī: Yes, I will give the check to the man, and then he will give the cash to . . . before we go to Mathurā.

(japa)

Prabhupāda: Regarding this matter, we will have to discuss, and go quickly. What kind? Are you going to give us a proposal? Otherwise, how can say?

Gaurachand Gosvami: As you feel is appropriate, is fine . . . proposal or not.

Prabhupāda: Both you brothers discuss together and decide.

Gaurachand Gosvami: For us, whatever Maharaja decides is all right.

Devotee: . . . (indistinct)

Gaurachand Gosvami: What needs to be done. Let him say what he would like to do.

Prabhupāda: That you two brothers sit together and decide.

Gaurachand Gosvami: Yes, all right.

Prabhupāda: As you decide, I am willing. (end)