720523IN.LA
Initiations

Los Angeles, May 23, 1972
Prabhupada: (Devotees chant prayers responsively) Chant. (devotees chant) Names? (japa)
Devotee: Serge?
Prabhupada: You know the rules? What is that?
Devotee: No meat, fish or eggs, no illicit sex, no gambling.
Prabhupada: Thank you. Your name is Suklambara. Suklambara was a great brahmacari devotee of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. You are servant of Suklambara. Hare Krsna.
(Another devotee is called; sounds like Carla) (japa) Kaumudi. Do you know the rules and regulations? Yes, tell. (devotee recites rules) So, your name is Kaumudi dasi. Kaumudi is a nice flower liked by Krsna. (japa)
Next. What is your name? You know the rules and regulations? What is that? (devotee recites rules) Hm. Hare Krsna. So your name is Rupa-manjari dasi. There are different gopis. The assistant gopis is manjaris. So Rupa-manjari, you, this maidservant of Rupa-manjari.
Come on. (another devotee is called) What are the rules? (devotee recites rules) Hm. Thank you. Brahmanya-tirtha dasa. (japa)
Devotee: Will? Will McLoughlin.
Prabhupada: ... just do it nicely. You know the rules and regulation?
Will: ... meat, fish or eggs, no intoxication, no gambling, no illicit sex.
Prabhupada: Hm. Thank you. Varuna dasa. Varunadeva. Varunadeva is the demigod of sea? Yes. You have to control the Pacific Ocean. (laughter) Preaching. (laughter) All the Pacific islands, you have to preach. Is that all right? (laughter) Hare Krsna. Kaumadaki(?)
(another devotee is called) (japa) So you know the rules and regulations? Yes. What are they?
Sheila: ...meat, fish or eggs, no intoxication...
Prabhupada: What is that, next? Four you have not mentioned.
Sheila: I have not mentioned four? No intoxicants, no eating meat, fish or eggs, no gambling and no illicit sex.
Prabhupada: That's all. So your name is Srila dasi, maidservant of the goddess of fortune. Srila. Yes. S-r-i-l-a. (japa)
Devotee: Next, ah, Laurie? Laura?
Prabhupada: (japa) Hm, you know the rules? Yes.
Laura: ...no meat, fish or eggs, no intoxicants, no illicit sex.
Prabhupada: Thank you.
Devotee: Lakanga-manjari dasi ...
Prabhupada: Lakanga? Lavanga.
Devotee: Lakanga ...
Prabhupada: What is the spelling?
Devotee: L-a-k(?)-a-n-g-a. Lavanga. Lavanga-manjari.
Prabhupada: Lavanga-manjari is already there. (japa) The Lavanga is already there. Lavanga manjari, Lavanga-latika. Hm? Ananga-manjari, all right? No. Ananga-manjari is there?
Devotee (2): Yes.
Prabhupada: So all right, Lavanga-manjari. Lavanga-manjari. Assistant of Lavanga-lata. (japa)
Pradyumna: Robert Dorman?
Prabhupada: (japa) You know the rules and regulations? (indistinct) And how many rounds you have to chant? Thank you. Vyasatirtha, one of the acaryas in our sampradaya. Vyasatirtha. Remember; don't forget. (laughter)
Pradyumna: Katherine?
Prabhupada: (japa) Very good. Kala ... What is that? (indistinct) There is no such name. All right, give her name. Kalavati. So your name is Kalavati dasi. You know the rules and regulations?
Kalavati: Yes, Srila Prabhupada.
Prabhupada: Hare Krsna. Come on. Come on, that's all right. Don't take ...
Pradyumna: Dirk.
Prabhupada: You know the rules and regulations? What are they? (indistinct) That's nice. So you are Dattatreya dasa. Dattatreya dasa, the incarnation of Krsna, Dattatreya. Hare Krsna. So arati, begin. Bhaja bhakata-vatsala? (japa) (end)

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