Initiation of Baradraj and Chandanacarya Dasas
Boston, May 4, 1969
Prabhupada: ...radha srila govinda-devau presthalibhih sevyamanau smarami. (devotees chant responsively) Sriman rasa-rasarambhi vamsi-vata-tata-sthitah karsan venu-svanair gopir gopinathah sriye 'stu nah. Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare. All right. Chant Hare Krsna. Give me your beads. (japa) Begin from here. Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare. Then take next. In this way you'll come this side. You don't cross this. Again begin here, and come to this. Such sixteen rounds must be done every day. Your spiritual name is Chandanacarya dasa. Chandanacarya. C-h-a-n-d-a-n-c-h-a-r-y-a dasa. Chandanacarya, a great preacher of this Krsna consciousness movement. So you are servant of that. You have to preach very nicely. Bow down.
(devotees repeat responsively) Now chant Hare Krsna and be happy. Take this. (japa) You could not secure like that? This is all right. (japa) Put in your bag and do... (japa) Begin from here, Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare. Next. In this way come to this point, again like that. And where is that chart, the ten kinds of offenses and the regulative principles?
Hamsaduta: I have it in Montreal. They have that. They already have that, Prabhupada. Yes.
Prabhupada: You must give them copies. Is there any name Madana-mohana dasa? Yes? There is? So his name should be Baradraj. B-a-r-a-d, Baradraj, r-a-j, Baradraj. Baradraj is another name of Lord Visnu. Baradraj dasa Brahmacari. All right. Just bow down. Bow down. Bow down.
(devotees repeat) All right. Take your beads. Be happy. Baradraj. Hare Krsna. (japa) Chant. (japa) Keep it there. You can keep it.
Saradiya: You want to move more closer?
Prabhupada: You can keep it.
Candanacarya: Put it down?
om apavitrah pavitro va
sarvavastham gato 'pi va
yah smaret pundarikaksam
sa bahyabhyantara sucih
sri visnu sri visnu sri visnu
Devotees: Careful, careful.
Prabhupada: Here. Not at me. (chants prayers) Now each one, banana. Stand up. Namo brahmanya-devaya go-brahmana-hitaya ca. Stand up. Namo brahmanya-devaya go-brahmana-hitaya ca jagad-dhitaya krsnaya govindaya namo namah. (repeats twice with devotees responding) Now put silently. Namo brahmanya-devaya go-brahmana-hitaya ca. Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare. Now bow down, namo om visnu-padaya. (devotees offer obeisances) (end)
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