740110IN.LA
Initiations

Los Angeles, January 10, 1974
Prabhupada: (All spiritual names first told to Srila Prabhupada by Karandhara dasa) So your spiritual name is Manobhirama. Manobhirama. Manobhirama is Krsna, who pleases everyone's mind. (pause)
There is all neckbeads, everyone? You knows the rules and regulation? Dhanurdhari. Not left. Yes. Dhanurdhari. Dhanurdhari is Lord Ramacandra's name. (pause)
You know the rules and regulation? Here, take. Your spiritual name Gambhira dasa. Very grave. That is Krsna. (pause)
Banke-bihari. Banke means curved. Krsna stands always this. That is Banke-bihari. He is not very straight, Krsna. People are crooked, so He is the most crooked. (pause)
Hari-sevika. Hari-sevika, "maidservant of Krsna." [break]
Greedy for Krsna. Tatra leulyam eka laulyam. To get Krsna, you have only one price: to become greedy for Krsna. That's all. That is the only... [break] Tatra laulyam ekalam mulyam na janma-kotibhih sukrtibhir labhyate. (pause)
Divya. Divya. Your spiritual name is Divya. Divya means spiritual. (pause)
Dhira-seva. Dhira-lalita. Dhira-seva? No. Dhira-sevi. She is woman. You know all the rules and regulation? Your name is Dhira-sevi. Krsna is Dhira. Dhira-lalita. (pause)
Sajjana-jivana. You know rules and regulations? Yes. Sajjana-jivana. Sajjana-jivana. Her life is very gentle.
So thank you very much. Now begin chanting and yajna. Yajnaih sankirtanaih prayair yajanti hi su-medhasah [SB 11.5.32]. That is the yajna, sankirtana. (end)

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