760615IN.DET
Initiations

Detroit, June 15, 1976
Prabhupada: You go on with your mantra. You can perform bathing ceremony. (chants Brahma-samhita and Caitanya-caritamrta Adi-lila slokas responsively for installation of Gaura-Nitai Deities) That's all. Now what is next? [break] What are the regulative principles?
Initiate: No illicit sex, no intoxication, no gambling, (pauses) no eating meat.
Prabhupada: Yes. (laughter)
Pusta Krsna: Mitratmaja dasa.
Prabhupada: Your name is Mitratmaja. Hare Krsna.
Prabhupada: Oh, he is not shaven-headed? You have not shaven your head? Why you have not shaven your head?
Randy: Umm, because I have a full-time job. I work in a company.
Prabhupada: Hmm? What is that full-time job?
Madhavananda: He's working at a very responsible job.
Prabhupada: Somewhere. Where?
Madhavananda: At Burroughs Corporation.
Prabhupada: All right. So what are the rules and regulations?
Randy: The four principles are no meat-eating, no gambling, no intoxication, no illicit sex life.
Prabhupada: So, what?
Pusta Krsna: Ramiya.
Prabhupada: Ramiya dasa. Hare Krsna.
Pusta Krsna: Jim prabhu, Jim from Detroit.
Prabhupada: Tad-viddhi pranipatena [Bg. 4.34]. Pranipatena. This is pranipat. So what are the rules and regulations?
Jim: No eating of meat, fish or eggs, no illicit sex, no intoxication, and no speculation.
Pusta Krsna: Jiyatulya.
Prabhupada: Jiyatulya dasa.
Pusta Krsna: John from Detroit. Not John D., just John.
Prabhupada: Hmm. You are also responsible officer?
Madhavananda: Yes.
Prabhupada: So what are the rules and regulations?
John: No illicit sex life, no meat-eating, no gambling and no intoxication.
Pusta Krsna: Jusya.
Prabhupada: Jusya dasa. Hare Krsna.
Pusta Krsna: Margaret.
Prabhupada: Hare Krsna. You know what are the rules and regulations?
Margaret: No meat-eating, no illicit sex life, no intoxication, and no gambling.
Prabhupada: She's married.
Madhavananda: To that boy
Pusta Krsna: Mihira-kanya.
Prabhupada: Mihira-kanya.
Pusta Krsna: John D.? From Detroit. John D.
Prabhupada: (japa) What are the rules and regulations?
John D.: No gambling, no intoxication, no illicit sex, no intoxication, no eating meat.
Prabhupada: Parampara das.
Pusta Krsna: From Chicago, Glenn.
Prabhupada: What are the rules and regulations?
Glenn: One must not engage in meat-eating, illicit sex, gambling or mental speculation, or intoxication.
Prabhupada: Thank you.
Prabhupada: Gaura dasa. (japa)
Pusta Krsna: Jim from Chicago. Ann Arbor, Miles from Ann Arbor.
Dhrstadyumna: He's working, Srila Prabhupada.
Prabhupada: So, what are the rules and regulations.
Initiate: No meat-eating, no illicit sex life, no intoxication and no gambling.
Pusta Krsna: Mitravan dasa.
Prabhupada: Mitravan dasa. Come on.
Mitravan: Jaya Srila Prabhupada.
Prabhupada: Hare Krsna.
Pusta Krsna: Linda from Ann Arbor.
Prabhupada: (japa) What are the rules and regulations?
Prabhupada: Amara is male name. Amara. Make it Amara. Amara. Amara dasi. Hare Krsna. Come on.
Pusta Krsna: Matthew from St. Louis.
Prabhupada: (japa) What are the rules and regulations?
Matthew: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no gambling, no intoxication.
Prabhupada: Hmm. What is name?
Prabhupada: Mathura-pati das.
Pusta Krsna: Jim from (indistinct).
Prabhupada: What are the rules and regulations?
Jim: No illicit sex, no meat-eating, no intoxication, no gambling.
Prabhupada: Citta-vrata dasa.
Pusta Krsna: From the Radha-Damodara traveling party, Lenny.
Prabhupada: (japa) What are the rules and regulations?
Lenny: No meat, fish or eggs, no intoxication, no gambling, no illicit sex.
Prabhupada: Cakri dasa.
Pusta Krsna: John?
Prabhupada: You did not... What are the rules and regulations? (japa) What are the rules and regulations?
John: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no intoxication, and no gambling.
Pusta Krsna: Sasvata.
Prabhupada: Sasvata dasa. Hare Krsna.
Pusta Krsna: John prabhu, from Radha-Damodara party, is he here? John Rhode? Is he here? Lazlow?
Prabhupada: (japa) What are the rules and regulations?
Lazlow: No illicit sex, no meat-eating, no intoxication and no gambling.
Prabhupada: Visva das.
Pusta Krsna: Jim from Chicago.
Prabhupada: What are the rules and regulations?
Jim: No meat-eating, no intoxication, no illicit sex, no gambling.
Pusta Krsna: Jitendriya.
Prabhupada: Jitendriya das.
Prabhupada: (japa) What are the rules and regulations? [break]
Pusta Krsna: Sergio! (devotee comes up)
Prabhupada: What are the rules and regulations? Huh? What are the rules and regulations?
Sergio: No meat, fish or egg eating, no gambling, no intoxication, no illicit sex.
Pusta Krsna: Sankhi.
Prabhupada: Sankha dasa.
Pusta Krsna: Henry?
Prabhupada: What are the rules and regulations?
Henry: No meat-eating, no gambling, no illicit sex, no intoxication.
Prabhupada: Ajnaya das.
Pusta Krsna: Are there any prabhus I may have overlooked? First initiations?
Prabhupada: Now, where is the yajna? Will perform yajna? Begin, begin. (japa) Begin, begin. (gives some instructions) (fire sacrifice continues, Pradyumna recites prayers) (end)

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