Morning Walk, House Visit, Evening Darsana
August 12, 1976, Tehran
Prabhupada: (in car) ...that is Krsna's mercy, but I am not that devotee, you are devotee. It is a fact, Krsna supplies everything to the devotee's comfort.
Dayananda: Left or right? Right?
Atreya Rsi: Prabhupada, in Vaisnava temples, asramas, do spiritual masters ever use the stick to rascal disciples?
Prabhupada: No. (laughs)
Atreya Rsi: It is not customary at all?
Prabhupada: It is used for my personal friend.(?)
Atreya Rsi: But it would be nice, Srila Prabhupada, once in awhile...
Prabhupada: No. There was devotee, Nityananda's contemporary, he used to whip, and his whipping means as soon as he whips, the man becomes a devotee.
(visit to house which Atreya Rsi was purchasing)
Prabhupada: You are not going to install Deity?
Atreya Rsi: Not here.
Prabhupada: Oh, not here.
Atreya Rsi: The Deity will be installed in the other place.
Prabhupada: Oh, this is only for restaurant.
Atreya Rsi: Which the company is buying. There is...
Prabhupada: Oh, then it is all right.
Atreya Rsi: And the restaurant will be just downstairs.
Prabhupada: Oh, yes.
Atreya Rsi: Brahmacari will be upstairs. Householders live in the other place, and the Deity will be there.
Prabhupada: Then it is all right. Very good explanation(?). But people in this land, they will come for a restaurant, customer?
Atreya Rsi: Yes, this is very good neighborhood.
Prabhupada: As soon as they understand, they will come.
Atreya Rsi: Yes.
Prabhupada: For restaurant, very nice. (some conversing as lady shows them through)
Dayananda: Very nice kitchen, Srila Prabhupada. It's a good size kitchen.
Atreya Rsi: That kitchen can be extended.
Prabhupada: Thank you.
Dayananda: An adjoining room for storage.
Atreya Rsi: Would you like one of these peaches, Srila Prabhupada? Yes, that's right, that's right. Would you prefer an orange? Can I skin this?
Atreya Rsi: Orange?
Prabhupada: Yes. Cut into pieces, give me. Give me little.
Pradyumna: Bitter skin. Sometimes there are amoebas on the outside.