Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Living will also be glorious.
Prabhupāda: Yes. Let us see. As Kṛṣṇa desires. All right. Thank you. Would you like to send to that Navadvīpa astrologer?
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Yes, I'm going to write to Jayapatākā this evening. I'll give him the information.
Prabhupāda: You have got the janma?
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Oh, yes. I'll have Abhirāma write this... What he has given, I'll have him write it up and add it to that other report. I have a file I'm keeping in case you want to hear again. Pradyumna is here, Śrīla Prabhupāda. Would you like to hear Caitanya-caritāmṛta?
Prabhupāda: Yes. (break) Can you guarantee life? Then you are controller. Your so-called advanced medicine or advanced knowledge has no meaning. You have to die. Then where is the value of your empty voice?
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: What, Prabhupāda? Empty voice.
Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Empty promises. It says (reading from an article by Dr. Kovoor, president of the Sri Lanka branch of the Rationalist Society), "Even babies are born with a set of genetically determined behavior patterns known as instincts, but with no knowledge. Knowledge has to be put into the brain of a child through the five senses. If a child is born bereft of the five senses, it will grow like a vegetable, without a mind, although it has a..."
Prabhupāda: So why a child is bereft of senses and why the others not? Who controls it?