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761002 - Morning Walk - Vrndavana

His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

761002MW-VRNDAVAN - October 02, 1976 - 03:03 Minutes

Prabhupāda: . . . up and down. If we keep the temple clean, then our heart will be cleansed. This is the process. (break) . . . should be engaged in flower business, in dress business, light and interesting to them. They should not be given any heavy work. Cooking, helping cooking, cutting the vegetables. (break) . . . women should be engaged in something. That is wanted. (break) And to paint these panels also.

Haṁsadūta: Yes, outside. So it will be painted. These decorations. Oh, the panels here?

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Haṁsadūta: You mean the panels. Yes, inside and outside.

Prabhupāda: There are so many pictures. And what is that boy?

Hari-śauri: Viṣṇu dāsa.

Prabhupāda: He can do every panel in three days.

Haṁsadūta: I've written him that Prabhupāda suggested he might come and do it.

Prabhupāda: He knows the art, how to do it. (break) . . . unique, American. What is this American? I could not reach. (break) . . . conditioner, to keep the air conditioner. There was . . . (indistinct)

Haṁsadūta: In some temples which are built like this with a courtyard, they put a screen over the top so that the birds don't come in. Can we do that, or is that because . . .

Prabhupāda: No, monkeys.

Haṁsadūta: Oh, for monkeys. It keeps the birds out, too. We have so many birds that come in. They always sleep in the tree, and they pass stool all over the place.

Hari-śauri: Pigeons too.

Haṁsadūta: Yes, pigeons and small birds. In the lamps they are, in the fans they are.

Prabhupāda: Pigeons will come. (laughs) They'll enter within.

Devotee: In the grills.

Haṁsadūta: Yes, but even here a screen can be put.

Devotee: Every year we'll have to change the screen.

Haṁsadūta: It is too much endeavor.

Prabhupāda: "Much ado about nothing." (break) . . . (indistinct) . . . or not?

Akṣayānanda: Now I don't know. Previously they were . . . (end)