New York, July 25, 1971
Prabhupada: You know the rules and regulations? That's all right. Jamadagni.
Devotee: Jamadagni.
Prabhupada: Yes. Jamadagni was a great sage. That's all. Father of Parasurama. (devotees chanting japa in background) (chanting japa) You know rules and regulations? Hm... What are they? Rules. What are the rules?
Devotee: No meat-eating, no illicit sex, no intoxication...
Prabhupada: What is his name?
Devotee: Brahma-vit.
Prabhupada: Brahma-vit. Brahma-vit, "whose profession is to realize Brahman." That's all right. (chants japa)
Devotee: Payasvini.
Prabhupada: Payasvini dasa. Payasvini means the Surabhi cow who delivers milk as much as you like. (devotees laugh) Surabhir abhipalayantam. Cintamani-prakara-sadmasu kalpa-vrksa-laksavrtesu surabhir abhipalayantam [Bs. 5.29]. Come on.
Devotee: Bhargava.
Prabhupada: Bhargava. Bhargava means the descendant of Brghu. Brghu is one of the great sages, seven sages, in..., rotating around the polestar, seven sages. And Brghu Muni is one of them. Bhargava. In India there is still a brahmana's family, they are called Bhargava. Come on, next.
Devotee: Sumahat.
Prabhupada: Sumahat. "Great personality." Come on. You know the rules and regulations?
Devotee: (inaudible)
Prabhupada: Thank you.
Devotee: Ricardo. Haihaya.
Prabhupada: Haihaya, a great saintly king. Hare Krsna. Come on. What is this? Goblet? What is this? Oh! Thank you. Come on. What are the rules? The rules, regulative rules? Eh?
Devotee: The rules. What are the rules? The four regulative...
Prabhupada: You do not know? No illicit sex... Tell her. Tell her.
Devotee: (repeats rules in background)
Prabhupada: Yes. (laughing) Repeat again. Repeat. Yes, what are the rules, you repeat!
Devotee: No meat-eating, no gambling, no illicit sex...
Prabhupada: No intoxication.
Devotee: Narmada.
Prabhupada: All right.
Devotee: Narmada.
Prabhupada: Narmada. Narmada is a sacred river in India, like Ganges. What you have got here? Come on, next. Narmada, Godaveri, Kaveri, Ganga, Yamuna. All sacred river.
Devotee: (offering obeisances and pranama mantras)
Devotee: Vaijayanti.
Prabhupada: Hm?
Devotee: Vaijayanti.
Prabhupada: Vaijayanti. Vaijayanti is one who becomes victorious everywhere.
Devotee: Urvasi.
Prabhupada: Urvasi. Urvasi is the beautiful society girl in the heavens. (laughter) Come on. Hare Krsna.
Devotee: Gosita?
Prabhupada: Gosita. Gosita was a great sage. Play that record, Govindam adi-purusam...
Devotees: Jaya! (end)

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