Some forgetting is good. Prabhupada says, "We have to forgive and forget, or how can we live?" Forget grudges and forgive minor offenses that people may commit against us. We should never forget Krish
Giriraj Swami : One day in Surat when Srila Prabhupada was taking his massage, I asked, "How can we deal with envy?" I knew that I was envious, and I knew that envy was bad. Before I asked the questio
Ravindra Swarupa das: She was interviewing him the day after the Rathayatra. The reporter said to him, "Devotees told me during the parade that there were invisible beings flying overhead showeri
Udayananda : Once, not long before Prabhupada left his body, he called Bhakti-caru Swami over. Maharaj went to Prabhupada with a humble service mood and Prabhupada talked to him in Bengali. Bhakti-car
In Calcutta in 1971, Yamuna dasi was bringing Prabhupada his lunch. Prabhupada asked her if she was teaching the girls how to cook. At that point, Kausalya dasi, who was outside the room, spoke up and
Nara-Narayana: When Srila Prabhupada came to New Vrindavan, he came into a midst of a bunch of people who were essentially squabbling. Every time they squabbled, they'd run upstairs and make their
Prabhupada had a small band of disciples in San Francisco-not more than fifteen-but they were becoming intensely attached to him, especially since his poignant departure and now his return into their
Word got around that Prabhupada-whose disciples were chanting downtown every day-was himself chanting Hare Krishna and speaking in the temple on Roosevelt Way. A local TV station came out one evening
This morning he called in Jayapataka Maharaja and Bhavananda Maharaja and said, on thinking it over, that it was not a good idea to invite this one favorable Godbrother to come and live with him becau
In class this morning Srila Prabhupada accepted that devotees are all brainwashed. But his view of what that means is a lot different from the pejorative connotations of the karmis.
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Prabhupada gave his final class here in Vrindavana. After lecturing for five weeks on the teachings of Lord Rishabhadeva, it seemed appropriate it was about the Lord's disappearance from the planet: "
In the evening lecture there was more. Prabhupada spoke on a Bhagavatam verse before a room so crowded with guests that they were also standing in the adjoining room, straining to see and hear.
We went to Navadvipa to visit Srila Prabhupada's Godbrother, Sridhara Maharaja. We went all the way by car. We had to take a crazy motorized barge across the Ganges. It was a steel, broken-down contra
As evening arati went on downstairs Prabhupada talked in his room with his Godbrother Damodara Maharaja, Harikesa, and a few other visitors about the difficulties of preaching. Damodara Maharaja is a
Aniruddha : One morning I was sitting on the steps that led to
Prabhupada's apartment, telling a devotee some stories about
Prabhupada, and when I turned around, Prabhupada was
Just at sunrise, Prabhupada went out by car beyond the boundaries of Vrindavana village and a few kilometers down Chattikara Road, got down, and entered a small forest. His pace was unhurried, and he
Srila Prabhupada chose to rest on the balcony rather than his room because of the heat. From 11:15 P.M. until 12:10 A.M. he took his massage, and then he rose around 2:00 A.M. Then, between 3:00 A.M.
Ambarisa das : We did some programs also at the University of Michigan. Because I was the driver, I wanted to get Prabhupada as close to the door as I could. So one time I drove through these bushes a