Conversation [Partially Recorded] , Surat , 1970-12-26

Prabhupāda: Why not preach in a systematic way under government patronage? I am alone trying for it.

Indian man: I would just request you, if you can give some idea as to how we could do this in practice; otherwise it is...

Prabhupāda: No, no. You cannot see how I am doing this Bhagavad-gītā As It Is? We don't misinterpret Bhagavad-gītā [indistinct].

Indian man: Well... Hare Kṛṣṇa, our in the bhajan Hare Kṛṣṇa we did. Perhaps we did with the boys and girls, not with adults.

Prabhupāda: No, no. You have seen our book, Bhagavad-gītā As It Is?

Indian man: And the preachers will not be proper present.

Prabhupāda: No. No. I can train them. My submission is that this movement is acceptable all over the world.

Indian man: Yes, yes.

Prabhupāda: That is experimented. Why not government gives this movement in a systematic way? I am trying alone in my own, individual way.

Indian man: That is the [indistinct].

Prabhupāda: Government understand it [indistinct] that this important..., is very, very important from religious side, and people are eager for it.

Indian man: Well the government difficulties, this being a secular state... You see, the difficulty would be...

Prabhupāda: First of all accept Bhagavad-gītā. We are speaking on the Bhagavad-gītā.

Indian man: Government... Then government has to also [indistinct] book…

Prabhupāda: Then why the [indistinct] did not accept another religious books? [end]