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this is a rare picture of the WHYTE BOOTS who released a super 45 called 'NIGHTMARE' '66 see page 2 for a review

a HARE KRSNA devotee offering Prasadam, u can get this vegetarian food free every sunday evening at your local HARE KRSNA temple

Srila Prabhupada Uvaca 46 Feb. 19, 1975, Venezuela Airlines

Srila Prabhupada influenced everyone he was around. Traveling with him was an enlightening experience. Seeing how Srila Prabhupada was able to lift everyone's spirits to the transcendental realm while he visited temples was ecstatic. However, being with him in planes and airports offered a different opportunity to see how he changed the lives of those who knew nothing about him. It must have been his effulgence. It could be seen, even by a quadruped such as myself. Once a stewardess passing by said, "This man looks very wonderful." Others would ask what they could do for him.

The incident on Venezuela Airlines stands alone, however it was most unique. Srila Prabhupada, Paramahamsa Swami, Nitai dasa and I were traveling from Mexico City to Caracas. I did not prepare any prasadam for the flight but just before we boarded the plane a Vaisnava Indian lady handed me a bag with some puffed rice in it that she made for the trip.

Shortly after takeoff Srila Prabhupada said, "All right, let's take prasadam." I said, "Do you want what is being served on the plane?" He immediately responded, "No, no! We have our prasadam. That's all right." I said, "Okay." I didn't even ask for a plate. I put the tray- table down, unwrapped the aluminum foil and placed the puffed rice before my spiritual master. He immediately started eating. He finished about half of it, although it was not a very large portion. Without even looking at me he said, "All right, now you can take." This is the nectar for which we were always anxious. Srila Prabhupada always took great care of his entourage. This quality was one of many that I greatly appreciated.

Srila Prabhupada sat by the window. He always sat by the window. I was in the middle. I always sat next to Srila Prabhupada, unless I succumbed to the wishes of a GBC member. Paramahamsa was in the aisle seat. I took the puffed rice from His Divine Grace and split the foil down the middle, keeping half for myself and giving the rest to Paramahamsa Swami.

We were happily eating Srila Prabhupada's remnants when a young stewardess walking down the aisle looked at us and spontaneously reached past Paramahamsa and placed her hand in my maha. Grabbing a fistful she tossed it in her mouth and exclaimed, "Oh, this is very good. What is it?" Trying to keep my composure I answered, "It's puffed rice. It's made from rice." Srila Prabhupada was looking at her with a broad smile. Again she said, "Ah, this is very good." "I'm glad you like it," I said, still a little shocked about what she had done. "Are you having anything else to eat?" she inquired.

"Well" I said, "we're vegetarian. Unless there is some fruit, we can't have anything." She eagerly responded, "I will go up to the first class section and get you a basket of fruit." In a moment she was back with fruit and knives. She again asked, "Is there anything else I can get you." Turning to Srila Prabhupada I said, "Prabhupada would you like some milk?" He said, "Yes, hot milk." I said, "Okay, he will have some hot milk and we will also." She quickly went to first class and immediately came back with the hot milk.

I have heard Srila Prabhupada speak in many lectures about Supersoul residing in the heart of the living entity. However I had never experienced His presence before this day. I am convinced that only Supersoul within the stewardess's heart could have inspired her to act in such an unprofessional manner.

Sometimes devotees would offer me money to get a taste of Srila Prabhupada's remnants. (I never took it.) They would beg for the opportunity to do some personal service. Here was this flight attendant boldly going where no one had ever gone before by the mercy of Krishna and His pure devotee.

All Glories to you, Srila Prabhupada for distributing your mercy

to all living entities that come in contact with you.


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