Arrival Speech

May 17, 1977, Vrndavana
Prabhupada: Jaya.
Devotees: Jaya.
Prabhupada: (Hindi)
Visvambhara: (Hindi)
Prabhupada: So I cannot speak. I am feeling very weak. I was to go to other places like Chandigarh program, but I cancelled the program because the condition of my health is very deteriorating. So I preferred to come to Vrndavana. If death takes place, let it take here. So there is nothing to be said new. Whatever I have to speak, I have spoken in my books. Now you try to understand it and continue your endeavor. Whether I am present or not present, it doesn't matter. As Krsna is living eternally, similarly, living being also lives eternally. But kirtir yasya sa jivati: "One who has done service to the Lord lives forever." So you have been taught to serve Krsna, and with Krsna we'll live eternally. Our life is eternal. Na hanyate hanyamane sarire [Bg. 2.20]. A temporary disappearance of this body, it doesn't matter. Body is meant for disappearance. Tatha dehantara-praptih [Bg. 2.13]. So live forever by serving Krsna. Thank you very much.
Devotees: Jaya! (offer obeisances) [break]
Prabhupada: Now you can discuss. (Hindi) (end)

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