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710722 - Lecture Initiation - New York

His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

710722IN-NEW_YORK - July 22, 1971 - 07:55 Minutes

Aravinda: . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Come on.

Aravinda: One at a time.

Prabhupāda: One at a time. (japa) Hmm . . .

Aravinda: Vince. Śruta-kīrti.

Prabhupāda: Śruta-kīrti. Whose activities are well famous. Come on. What are the rules?

Śruta-kīrti: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no intoxication . . .

Prabhupāda: How many rounds you'll chant?

Śruta-kīrti: Around twenty.

Prabhupāda: Huh?

Śruta-kīrti: Around twenty.

Prabhupāda: All right. (japa)

Aravinda: Sudhamani.

Prabhupāda: Sudhamani. Sudhamani, yes. Brilliant night. You know the rules? That's all right.

Aravinda: Puravī. Puravī.

Prabhupāda: Puravī. Puravī means eastern, not western. Come on.

Devotee: Are these your beads?

Aravinda: Śrutadeva.

Prabhupāda: Śrutadeva. Śrutadeva means Viṣṇu. Hare Kṛṣṇa. Come on. You know the rules and regulation? Yes. Come on. Next. Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa. Yes. (japa)

Aravinda: Harikeśa.

Prabhupāda: Harikeśa.Harikeśa means hairs of God. Hare Kṛṣṇa. Hmm.

Aravinda: Ravindra-svarūpa.

Prabhupāda: Ravindra-svarūpa. "Just like sunshine." Hare Kṛṣṇa. Come on. You know the rules and regulation? Come on. Who is it? Hmm. What is name?

Aravinda: Rohiṇīdevī.

Prabhupāda: Rohiṇīdevī. Rohiṇī is the mother of Balarāma.

Aravinda: Devamīda.

Prabhupāda: Devamīra.

Aravinda: Devamīra.Vijaya-dvaja.

Prabhupāda: Vijaya-dvaja. Victory flag. Victory flag. His flag is victorious. Come on. Vijaya-dvaja. That means Kṛṣṇa. Hare Kṛṣṇa.

Aravinda: Madirā.

Prabhupāda: Madirā. Madirā means intoxication. So you be intoxicated by chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa. So after performing yajña . . .

Aravinda: (indistinct) . . . now?

Prabhupāda: I am going. They may come in my room.

Aravinda: After the yajña?

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Aravinda: Okay. After the yajña the brāhmiṇs, those who are going to be second-initiated, can come to Prabhupāda's room to receive their threads.

Devotees: All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. (end)