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Lord Caitanya was very tall, Srila Prabhupada?

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Conversations and Morning Walks

1972 Conversations and Morning Walks

Oh, yes.

Morning Walk -- October 15, 1972, Vrndavana:

Devotee (1): It's really dark.

Śyāmasundara: Oh, it's dark.

Indian man: (Bengali: Planning to go tomorrow morning?

Prabhupāda: Yes.)

Śyāmasundara: This is Yamunā River, Śrīla Prabhupāda?

Prabhupāda: Yes. Yamunā. This is branch of.

Śyāmasundara: Branch of Yamunā.

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Indian man: You come this place. Come this way.

Devotee: Where is the main Yamunā?

Prabhupāda: Main Yamunā is . . . (indistinct)

Śyāmasundara: It's very strong there . . .

Indian man: (indistinct) . . . Living only one . . . (indistinct)

Śyāmasundara: Thousands of years old.

Indian man: This is . . . footprint of Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu.

Śyāmasundara: Oh.

Prabhupāda: (Bengali: Well the drainage system no more there.

Indian man: No.

Prabhupāda: So the smell is gone.

Indian man: . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Oh.)

Śyāmasundara: This is a ghāṭa?

Prabhupāda: This was formerly a ghāṭa. (indistinct Bengali)

Śyāmasundara: Oh. There's Yamunā out there, is it not?

Indian man: (Bengali: Stairs of the ghāṭa . . . yes, just nearby . . . here is water . . . water was there before . . . even before Kṛṣṇa's time water was available here . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: There was a field here . . .

Indian man: All those destroyed . . . at times here, at times there, like this displaced . . .

Prabhupāda: Like Mayapur.) Here is the footprint of Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu.

Śyāmasundara: Ācchā.

Indian man: He stepped here. Big!

Śyāmasundara: It's very large. Large.

Prabhupāda: (to passer-by) Hare Kṛṣṇa. Jaya.

Devotee: Jaya.

Śyāmasundara: Lord Caitanya was very tall, Śrīla Prabhupāda?

Prabhupāda: Oh, yes.

Child: Haribol!

Prabhupāda: Haribol! (Bengali: This statue looks really good.)

Śyāmasundara: Who is that, Prabhupāda?

Prabhupāda: Gosvāmī. He is one of my eldest Godbrothers.

Śyāmasundara: Oh.

Prabhupāda: He also went to London. Yes. I sometimes speak that he talked with Lord Zetland.

Śyāmasundara: Ahah. But he left no followers there?

(aside) Hare Kṛṣṇa. Thank you very much.

(break) Prabhupāda?

Prabhupāda: Hmm?

Śyāmasundara: When Kṛṣṇa used to come here, was His home in Gokula at that time, or Mathurā?

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Śyāmasundara: And He used to come here for herding cows.

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Devotee (2): But He did not live here.

Śyāmasundara: Was there any palace here?

Prabhupāda: Huh?

Śyāmasundara: Was there any palace here of His parents?

Prabhupāda: They say there is a ghaat (Hindi: Prasada. Thank you. Prasadam from temple, please take.) Huh? (break)

Śyāmasundara: Everyone wants some prasāda. (break)

Prabhupāda: . . . some small feast.

Indian man: (Hindi: someday please do madhukari at some brijwasi home.)

Śyāmasundara: Sarasvatī.

Indian man: (Hindi: We have . . . roti . . . for hunger.)

Prabhupāda: (Bengali: How are you?

Indian man: I stay . . . in this building.

Prabhupāda: Oh . . . (indistinct)

Prabhupāda: Yes, yes. Do you need to go to office?

Indian man: No, no. They have brought me back three times, I fled thrice. Every time they bring me back and say just stay here and have prasada later we shall see.)

Śyāmasundara: I should stay here with Subala Mahārāja?

Prabhupāda: Huh?

Śyāmasundara: I should stay here with Subala Mahārāja?

Prabhupāda: As you like it.

Śyāmasundara: What is that?

Prabhupāda: We shall talk.

Śyāmasundara: Alright.

Page Title:Lord Caitanya was very tall, Srila Prabhupada?
Compiler:Marc, Rishab
Created:29 of Jul, 2011
Totals by Section:BG=0, SB=0, CC=0, OB=0, Lec=0, Con=1, Let=0
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