Morning Walk

February 25, 1974, Bombay
Prabhupada: Janardana (Hindi)
Mr. Sar: Yesterday I talked with doctor, no? That he is coming with Swamiji?
Devotee: Eh?
Mr. Sar: Yesterday I talked about doctor.
Devotee: Oh, yes, yes.
Prabhupada: Eh?
Dr. Patel: He comes from London, and he has received a telephone from him in London, when he was coming.
Prabhupada: Oh.
Dr. Patel: From, in London temple of Hare Krsna.
Prabhupada: Yes, many pilgrims are coming from London, all parts of western countries. Africa.
Dr. Patel: Caitanya Mahaprabhu's birthday.
Prabhupada: Yes. So you all also come.
Dr. Patel: On, on,...
Prabhupada: On the eighth.
Guest (1): The sixth of March.
Dr. Patel: That is on the day of Holita. Holi? No.
Prabhupada: Holi, yes.
Dr. Patel: Mayapura is in East Bengal?
Prabhupada: No, West Bengal. Border of East and West. [break] What these grhasthas?
Dr. Patel: No, they are...
Guest (1): (indistinct)
Dr. Patel: We are not going there?
Tamala Krsna: Then, after Dvaraka, they are expecting us in Hyderabad by about the twenty... [break]
Prabhupada: ...vinasaya ca duskrtam.
Dr. Patel: Dharma-samsthapanarthaya. He must again become. Sambhavami yuge yuge. We must see that He comes. We are all praying sincerely that "Let God come now. Enough of this time!"
Prabhupada: He has come already.
Dr. Patel: That is why some people say that...
Prabhupada: Yes.
Dr. Patel: ...Kalki-avatara is born with...
Prabhupada: Not Kalki-avatara. This Hari-nama avatara. Yes. Nama-rupe kali-kale krsna avatara. Krsna, in this age, He has descended in the form of Hare Krsna. Nama-rupe kali-kale krsna avatara. The name is already there. It is being propounded all over the world.
Guest (1): (Hindi)
Prabhupada: Hare Krsna.
Guest (1): (Hindi) [break]
Prabhupada: ...temple.
Dr. Patel: No, but I mean to say because the temple is open you hear the noise. When the temple is closed, you won't hear the noise. That is, that should be all right. Because there is a next-door temple also. It also makes noise. But your noise is now louder, I mean, far away because of the open space. That should be the argument: "Let us construct a regular temple. You won't..." [break]
Prabhupada: ...so much proud of the Hindus.
Dr. Patel: I'm also proud of the Hindu. Always proud.
Prabhupada: But why they disturb mangala arati?
Dr. Patel: But they may be degenerated Hindu, people may be Hindus, real Hindus, false Hindus and fictitious Hindus and non-Hindus calling themselves as Hindus. So which type of Hindus do you mean?
Prabhupada: No. I mean Hindu Hindu.
Dr. Patel: They may be born of Hindu family, but may not be Hindu. These are... They have made of a... [break]
Prabhupada: ...follower of yours.
Dr. Patel: O.K., I am follower.
Prabhupada: You are, but, I mean to say, majority.
Dr. Patel: Majority, greater majority of we follow. But there is a smaller majority followers minor...
Prabhupada: That is a...
Dr. Patel: Minority follow big number. That is where our question is. And come what may, you may say anything. If you open a single temple... [break] ...ancient religion, even though they are Muslims.
Prabhupada: And Java.
Dr. Patel: Java, Sumatra, the same thing. Java and Indonesia, the same thing. Java, Sumatra is called Indonesia now.
Prabhupada: In Indonesia, Jakarta I went. The Java Hindus, they gave me reception.
Dr. Patel: The whole Bali Island is all Hindus.
Prabhupada: Yes.
Dr. Patel: Hundred percent Hindus.
Prabhupada: They arranged a reception for me. The Java Hindus. [break]
Dr. Patel: No, no. His wife's name was Gita. [break]
Prabhupada: Sanskrit name, Sukarna. "One who has got good ears." Sukarna.
Guest (1): (Hindi)
Prabhupada: (Hindi)
Dr. Patel: No, but local population is also, I mean, a very great...
Prabhupada: Local population (Hindi)
Devotee: Sorry.
Prabhupada: Sorry, but why do you come? (pause, Hindi) One feet.
Dr. Patel: Here you see so many people sitting behind.
Prabhupada: Yes.
Dr. Patel: This whole coast is being spoiled.
Prabhupada: This is sea, and that's a canal or a river only, small.
Dr. Patel: They are... So far as the custom hygiene is concerned, I mean, the... We have actually been teaching personal hygiene through religion. This is the only country that...
Prabhupada: But that is also hygienic. After passing stool, they are taking bath in the river. That is good hygiene.
Tamala Krsna: Oh, yes.
Prabhupada: That is good hygiene.
Tamala Krsna: The river is moving water, clean.
Prabhupada: Yes. That I have seen. They are taking bath in the morning. [break] ...Jakarta people.
Dr. Patel: They are better Muslims than these Punjabi Muslims. (Hindi)
Prabhupada: (Hindi)
Dr. Patel: (Hindi) Bengalis are very good. (laughter)
Prabhupada: And Marwaris?
Dr. Patel: Marwaris are rascals. (laughter)
Guest (1): (Hindi)
Guest (1): I am not a Marwari, I am Agarwal.
Mr. Sar: But you tell, Marwaris have built more temples.
Dr. Patel: Agarwals are very intelligent community. They'll reject these gross things. (end)

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