918) Whether I know the real meaning of Krishna! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!

Conversation–“You Cannot Preach Your Philosophy” April 12, 1975, Hyderabad.

918) Whether I know the real meaning of Krishna! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!

————- Guest: Can we (indistinct).

Mahamsa: Krsna means, actually in Sanskrit, one of the meanings of the word Krsna…

Guest: That is…

Prabhupada: Krsna is all-attractive, that he will not explain. In the Brahma-samhita, it is said, asitambuda-sundarangam kandarpa-koti-kamaniya-visesa-sobham [Bs. 5.30]. Asitam, sundaram. He is blackish, but He is so attractive, more attractive than many millions of Cupid.

Guest: (Hindi)

Prabhupada: No, no. Why you should commit offense like that? It is a great offense to decry Krsna.

Guest: (indistinct) …describe Him as blackish or black.

Prabhupada: But why does he say Krsna means black?

Guest: Krsna means black, (Hindi) Somebody questioned me: “What is Krsna means?” Then apart from this, Sanskrit reply he gave: “Krsna means black also.”

Prabhupada: So why did he not say Krsna means all-attractive?

Guest: As far as Krsna’s features are concerned, we know it is (indistinct) black. (indistinct) ——————————–

Hari Bol.

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