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Initiations

New York, July 22, 1971
Aravinda: Sruta-kirti.
Prabhupada: Sruta-kirti, whose activities are well famous. Come on. What are the rules?
Sruta-kirti: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no intoxication, no gambling.
Prabhupada: How many rounds you'll chant?
Sruta-kirti: Around twenty.
Prabhupada: All right. (japa—break) Sudhamani. Sudhamani, yes. Brilliant night. You know the rules? Yes. (japa)
Aravinda: Puravi.
Prabhupada: Puravi. Puravi means eastern, not western.
Devotee: Are these your beads? (devotee offers obeisances)
Prabhupada: Srutadeva. Srutadeva means Visnu. You know the rules and regulations? (Srutadeva offers obeisances) Chant Hare Krsna. Here.
Devotee: Harikesa.
Prabhupada: Harikesa. (Harikesa offers obeisances) Harikesa means hairs of God. Hare Krsna.
Devotee: Ravindra-svarupa.
Prabhupada: Ravindra-svarupa. Just like sunshine. Hare Krsna. Come on. You know the rules and regulations? (devotees chanting japa)
Devotee: Rohinidevi.
Prabhupada: Rohini. Rohini, the mother of Balarama. (laughter-it's a boy?)
Devotee: Devamira.
Prabhupada: Devamira.
Devotee: (indistinct)
Prabhupada: Victory flag. Victory flag. That means Krsna. Hare Krsna. (japa) Madira. Madira means intoxication. So you be intoxicated by chanting Hare Krsna. So after performance (indistinct) they may to my room.
Devotee: After the yajna?
Prabhupada: Yes.
Devotee: After the yajna the brahmanas, those who are going to be second initiated, can come to Prabhupada's room.
Devotees: All glories to Srila Prabhupada. (end)

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