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Los Angeles, October 5, 1972
Prabhupada: Govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami **. So we are worshiping the original person, Govinda. People are embarrassed to find out the cause of all causes. The scientists, the philosophers, they are embarrassed, the religionists. But we have got information of the original cause.
There must be some cause. We do not accept anything as chance. No. There is no chance. There is cause. Everything has got cause. So the original cause is Krsna. So our knowledge is perfect therefore. We know the cause. So you chant this mantra, govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami **, and you will be in full knowledge. Yasmin vijnate sarvam idam vijnatam bhavanti. In the Vedanta-sutra, Vedic language, it is said, "If you know simply Govinda, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, then you know everything. All knowledge is perfect." So try to understand Krsna; then all other categorical knowledge will be revealed. Spiritually, knowledge is revealed. By material senses we try to acquire knowledge, but that is always, remains imperfect. And if you receive knowledge from the original person, then your knowledge is perfect.
So we have started this Krsna consciousness movement to educate people in perfect knowledge. So we have got so many branches, and we have to travel and encourage them. So now I am going to the eastern hemisphere—from the western hemisphere to the eastern hemisphere. So I am going now in San Francisco. From there, I shall go to Hawaii, and then cross the international line, dividing East and West. Then we go to Manila, and therefrom we shall go to India. In Vrndavana we shall have Urja-vrata for one month. You also could observe urja-vrata here from the next Ekadasi, one month. I have already instructed Karandhara to have a sky lamp and put candle in the evening to the Deity for one month. Each one, a small candle should... And then, after Urja-vrata, we have a big engagement in Hyderabad. And then in Bombay, then in Delhi. In this way. So in the meantime you go on with your work, hold the morning class, Bhagavatam. Each verse try to understand scrutinizingly and worship Radha-Krsna. Dress very gorgeously. Offer Them prasadam very gorgeously, and you take remnants of the foodstuff. So in this way keep yourself fit always in Krsna consciousness, and there will be no chance for maya to attack you.
Thank you very much. Hare Krsna. (end)

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