Room Conversation , Vṛndāvana , 1977-11-13

[...kirtana going on in background sounds like an arati]

Bhakti-caru: Śrīla Prabhupāda?

Prabhupāda: [Bengali] Bhogaiśvarya-prasaktānāṁ tayāpahṛta-cetasām, vyavasāyātmikā buddhiḥ... [Bg. 2.44].

Jayādvaita: Samādhau na vidhīyate.

Prabhupāda: [Bengali]

Bhakti-caru: [Bengali] [break]

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Prabhupāda: [Hindi with kavirāja]

Bhakti-caru: All the time he's been taking off.

Bhavānanda: He won't let us put anything on.

Kavirāja: [Hindi with Bhakti-caru; mentions pulse]

Prabhupāda: [Hindi with kavirāja]

Bhakti-caru: How did he sleep last night?

Bhavānanda: He was just... From two to three he was sleeping very deeply.

Bhakti-caru: [Hindi explains to kavirāja]

[indistinct background comments by devotees]

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Bhakti-caru: [Hindi; asks Prabhupāda something but gets no reply]

Bhavānanda: He was feeling very cold.

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Upendra: Tell him we put this on a few minutes ago.

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Bhakti-caru: Just to cover him.

Kavirāja: [Hindi with Bhakti-caru]

Prabhupāda: [Bengali]

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Bhavānanda: At one-thirty, it said on the [indistinct], he was tossing and turning.

Prabhupāda: [Bengali]

Bhakti-caru: Ki, Śrīla Prabhupāda?

Prabhupāda: [Bengali]

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: What did Prabhupāda say?

Bhakti-caru: He's feeling the pain only in his leg.

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Bhakti-caru: [Hindi]

Bhavānanda: [indistinct whispering] It's fixed up, Śrīla Prabhupāda. [to kavirāja:] Passed 125cc's of urine that time. [long pause] [background whispering; mentions Bhagatjī]

[Hindi---kavirāja attends Prabhupāda; Bhavananda and Bhakti-caru answering questions]

Bhakti-caru: He said that in whole body, but there's less in the hands, more in the legs.

Bhagatjī[?]: Left leg, huh?

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Did Shastrijī get the medicine he was looking for in Jaipur?

Bhakti-caru: [translates question to kavirāja] Yes.

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: He saw Pradyumna?

Bhakti-caru = Yes.

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Any message for Prabhupāda?

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Bhavānanda: Finished passing urine, Śrīla Prabhupāda?

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: How is his pulse?

Kavirāja: One hundred still.

Bhakti-caru: [Bengali] Śrīla Prabhupāda?

Kavirāja = [Hindi]

Bhavānanda: Śrīla Prabhupāda? Have you finished passing urine?

Prabhupāda: Eh?

Bhavānanda: Passing urine is finished?

Prabhupāda: I never passed.

Bhavānanda: Do you have to now? No.

Bhakti-caru: [Hindi with kavirāja] [break]

Bhavānanda: Tell him Prabhupāda was saying he is heavy all over his body. Just before all this pain, he was feeling heavy.

Bhakti-caru: [Hindi]

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Bhakti-caru: Which side? The left side of the body?

Bhavānanda: He said all over.

Prabhupāda: [Hindi, asks kavirāja something; kavirāja mentions blood circulation]

Bhavānanda: Also, before he complained of the heaviness, he was feeling very cold, yet so many blankets and quilts, and he threw them all off.

Prabhupāda: Blood pressure is... Blood pressure.

Bhakti-caru: [Hindi asks kavirāja about blood pressure]

Kavirāja: [Hindi with Bhakti-caru]

Bhagatjī[?]: [Hindi with kavirāja]

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: What did he say?

Bhakti-caru: He said that there are three things that cause disease = vāyu, pitta and kapha. And due to weakness, the...

Kavirāja: [Hindi about medicine]

Bhakti-caru: Medicines that have been given, they might have caused some cold in the body. Milk also is quite cooling. Milk also has that effect.

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Śrīla Prabhupāda? Are you feeling a little relief now? You should rest now. Try and take some rest now, Śrīla Prabhupāda.

Bhavānanda: The swelling's gone down every day. It's not increasing ever. Have you noticed? Every day it goes down a little more and more.

Bhakti-caru: [Hindi with kavirāja] He said that's a very good sign.

Kavirāja: [Hindi]

Bhakti-caru: He said since last three, four days he's not given any medicine for the swelling. [end]