Room Conversation [partially recorded] , Calcutta , 1971-01-06
Haṁsadūta: [introduction on tape] The following lectures were recorded in Calcutta, India, starting January 6th, 1970 [sic], following the Surat lectures, preceding lectures some were recorded at Māgh-melā. So these are being inserted under emergency conditions, being copied from Devānanda's tape recorder. And following these lectures we will have the other lectures in sequence from the Māgh-melā. All these lectures are on the story of Ajāmila, from the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.
kṛṣṇa kṛṣṇa hare hare
hare rāma hare rāma
rāma rāma hare hare
Devotee: Hare Kṛṣṇa.
Prabhupāda: Yes. Stop. [break]
Devotee (1): This [indistinct].
Devotee (1): Yes.
Prabhupāda: Oh. [laughter] Many, many?
Devotee (1): Uhm, a [indistinct].
Prabhupāda: Without mosquito curtain you cannot sleep.
Devotee (1): No, we can sleep anywhere. But at Advaita Bhavan there's a fair amount of mosquitoes at night. But there's not so many that you can't sleep without mosquito coil burning.
Prabhupāda: Ohh. That's all right. [break]
Devotee (2): ...wild goats, [indistinct].
Prabhupāda: Hmm. [indistinct]
Devotee (2): The rats in Hawaii are not so big as the rats here. They're only about this big, the body.
Prabhupāda: Every house has rats?
Devotee (2): Not every house. No.
Prabhupāda: At least Advaita Bhavan has got.
Devotee (2): They were some, but they cleaned them out. They got rid of them. I'm not sure that's actually are rat poison.
Devotee (3): [indistinct conversation between devotees]
Devotee (2): We were getting a cow, but we joined with ISKCON just before we got the cow. We were going to get one for four hundred dollars. It was giving sixteen quarts a day and had a calf.
Prabhupāda: Sixteen quarts?
Devotee (2): A day, yes. There was a small calf also.
Prabhupāda: There must be grazing ground for cows.
Devotee (2): Yes.
Prabhupāda: Then there is no problem.
Devotee (2): There was a grazing ground. The lawn would grow. [indistinct]
Prabhupāda: What is that? A recording?
Devotee (2): Little.
Prabhupāda: Why? These are not important thing.
Devotee (2): True. [end]