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751225 - Morning Walk - Sanand

His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

751225MW-SANAND - December 25, 1975 - 04:11 Minutes

Prabhupāda: . . . naturally.

Devotee: That was . . . (indistinct)

Yaśomatīnandana: Gradually they will start going around naked.

Prabhupāda: No, they have already become. That is already advanced, to become naked. That rascal . . . what is his name?

Yaśomatīnandana: Rajneesh.

Prabhupāda: No, no. That group, Beat . . . Beatle.

Haṁsadūta: Oh, Lennon.

Prabhupāda: Lennon. Yes. He has kept a very big photo, naked, near his fireplace. (chuckles) I was talking with him in his house and saw the photograph. And he is not at all ashamed.

Yaśomatīnandana: Because most of the gurus that he met, they enjoyed it.

Prabhupāda: Long hairs, naked . . . (indistinct) . . . what is his . . . yogurt? No.

Haṁsadūta: Yoko. Yoko, his wife.

Prabhupāda: Yes. (chuckles) She is great philosopher. She was talking with me like a great philosopher. (break) . . . head of the Beatles?

Haṁsadūta: Actually, Lennon was.

Prabhupāda: He was the head.

Haṁsadūta: He was the most outstanding . . .

Prabhupāda: Directing, managing director.

Haṁsadūta: Managing type, yes.

Prabhupāda: And next, George.

Haṁsadūta: No, George was always considered to be in the back, the background man.

Prabhupāda: Last prentice. (aside) Hare Kṛṣṇa. Jaya. Mataji ka darshan hoga kya abhi? (Will it be possible to meet with the mataji now?)

Indian man: Ho jayega. Ayega. Ho jayega. Taiyar hi hai. (Yes, there will be a meeting. She is almost ready.)

Haṁsadūta: George is also again smoking and drinking.

Prabhupāda: Ācchā?

Haṁsadūta: Because he always has to keep that kind of company in order to produce his records.

Prabhupāda: No, no, he is very nice boy. I have studied. Very good boy, George. He showed me in Bombay. He came to see me in Bombay.

Haṁsadūta: Just recently?

Prabhupāda: No, last year.

Haṁsadūta: Two years ago.

Prabhupāda: He is keeping Jagannātha within his beadbag and chanting.

Haṁsadūta: Just before I came to India, Mukunda met him for about two hours. He said he was very friendly, and he would arrange a ninety-nine-year lease for us and give us the right to the . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: No, he's always good boy. What is the time now?

Hari-śauri: A quarter to eight.

Yaśomatīnandana: Sun shines very late, the sun rises.

Prabhupāda: Because it is in the west. The sun rises from the east, so from Calcutta to here there must be one hour difference. (end)