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Even in my absence many centers are developing. When I came back to India this time... There were thirty-five or thirty-two centers. Now it is forty-two

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"Even in my absence many centers are developing. When I came back to India this time, there were thirty-five or thirty-two centers. Now it is forty-two"

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Srimad-Bhagavatam Lectures

Even in my absence many centers are developing. When I came back to India this time... There were thirty-five or thirty-two centers. Now it is forty-two.


Lecture on SB 6.1.22-25 - Indore, December 13, 1970:

Yamunā: You'll find Americans . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Yes. Even in my absence many centers are developing. When I came back to India this time, there were thirty-five or thirty-two centers. Now it is forty-two.

Haṁsadūta: (indistinct) . . . on Kṛṣṇa.

Prabhupāda: Yes. They are increasing.

Devotees: . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Here, India difficulty—we have to make them forget all nonsense he has learned. That is the difficulty. And here, there in America I got all nice blank slates, and whatever I say they accepted, and improvement is immediately there. And here the people are coming to test me, to talk with me nonsense and waste my time.

Guest (6): The ones who have come here, they are not aware of this morning . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: But they are not genuine. That is the difficulty. They want . . . they come, and as soon as they say: "Oh, Swāmījī is speaking something against our conviction," they reject that.

Guest (6): But are they aware that . . .?

Prabhupāda: No, even they are aware, so many came, and they are not coming. Because the nonsense was stopped, they are that, "Oh, Swāmījī is . . ." They have not come. They want that whatever nonsense they have learned, I have to confirm: "Yes, it is right." Just like the Ramakrishna Mission says: "Whatever you do, it is all right," I have to say that. Then I am good. And as soon as I say: "You are wrong, nonsense, rascal. You do not know anything . . ." (laughter) Satyaṁ bruyāt priyaṁ bruyāt mā bruyāt satyam apriyam. You tell truth, but it must be very palatable. If you say truth unpalatable, then you will create enemies. But how can I do so in the spiritual knowledge?

Guest (7): In the Bhāgavata (indistinct). I get up at four o'clock in the morning (indistinct).

Prabhupāda: There is a proverb that "If you go to a prostitute, go in the morning. (laughter) Not at night." (laughs) In the morning you will see her real beauty.

Give some prasādam to the . . .

Devotee: . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: All right. I am not . . . (break) Prasādam should be taken in any condition. This dhoop is very nice, though.

Guest (8): Yes . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Where is . . .? What is the brand of this dhoop? It is locally manufactured? No.

Guest (8): No, no . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Where is?

Guest (8): . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Yes, it is very good. No, it is very good. So that discussion we shall have private? All right. So let us go to the other room.