Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1949-07-05Gandhi Memorial Fundplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gandhi Memorial Fund — July 5, 1949

Letter to: Gandhi Memorial Fund

The Secretary

The Board of Trustees of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial National Fund,

New Delhi.

Dear Sir,

With reference to the invitation issued by your Board, for suggestions for the administration of the Fund, I beg to inform that Gandhiji
Calcutta
1969-07-05Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Giriraja — July 5, 1969

Letter to: Giriraja

My dear Giriraja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 2, 1969, sent along with your beads. I have chanted on them and your initiated name is Giriraja. Giriraja is the name of the Govardhana Hill on which Krishna used to tend His cows. In Vrindaban the Govardhana Hill is worshiped as a representation of Krishna. Sometimes devotees take stone from Govardhana Hill and keep it at home as a representation of Krishna, and they worshi…
Los Angeles
1969-07-05Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jadurani — July 5, 1969

Letter to: Jadurani

My dear Jadurani,

I have already asked you to join the Sankirtana Party. Today I have received one letter from Govinda Dasi in which I understand that she is a spirited preacher. I am so proud of her, that even my girl disciples are so nice for preaching work.
Los Angeles
1969-07-05Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — July 5, 1969

Letter to: Kirtanananda

My dear Kirtanananda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter of July 3, 1969, sent along with the cheese. But the cheese has gone bad. Perhaps you did not note it what I said that this cheese should be made into sandesh; that is 1/4 part of cheese should be mixed with sugar and fried in a pan, constantly stirring till it is almost hard. Then after taking it down, knead it nicely and then prepare small balls. This sandesh can be kept at least f…
Los Angeles
1969-07-05Sacisutaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sacisuta — July 5, 1969

Letter to: Sacisuta

My dear Sacisuta,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated June 23, 1969, and I have carefully gone over the contents. I am so pleased to learn that you are feeling very nicely in Buffalo temple and you are working hard and sincerely to push on this sublime movement of Krishna Consciousness. Regarding your question about marriage, the thing is that as I am a sannyasi, I am not concerned with family life, but because I want to see my disciples …
Los Angeles
1969-07-05Upendraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Upendra — July 5, 1969

Letter to: Upendra

My dear Upendra,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 1, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am glad to inform you that I will be arriving in San Francisco around the 25th or 26th of July, and I will see you there during the Rathayatra Festival. Regarding your questions,
Los Angeles
1971-07-05Anangamanjari (Elaine)plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Anangamanjari (Elaine) — July 5, 1971

Letter to: Anangamanjari (Elaine)

Gainesville

My dear Anangamanjari Devi Dasi (Elaine),

Please accept my blessings. I have just recently received one letter from your good husband Hrdayananda Prabhu and he has recommended you highly for initiation. So I have gladly consented to accept you as my duly initiated disciple and have given you the spiritual name Anangamanjari Devi Dasi. Anangamanjari was one of the gopis and younger sister of Srimati Radharani. Also I have chanted on your beads and …
Los Angeles
1971-07-05Hrdayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hrdayananda — July 5, 1971

Letter to: Hrdayananda

Gainesville

My dear Hrdayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your letter dated 2nd July, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. You will be glad to know that I have consented to initiate your good wife, Elaine, as well as [name redacted], and have given them spiritual names Anangamanjari Devi and Radhaballaba Das, respectively; their beads and letters are enclosed herewith. So far as Radhaballaba getting himself married, you must fi…
Los Angeles
1971-07-05Radhavallabhaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radhavallabha — July 5, 1971

Letter to: Radhavallabha

Gainesville

My dear Radhaballaba Das ([name redacted]),

Please accept my blessings. At the request of Sriman Hrdayananda Prabhu, I have gladly consented to accept you as my duly initiated disciple. Your beads are chanted and they are enclosed herewith. I have given you the spiritual name Radhaballaba Das Brahmacari. Radhaballaba means Krishna, who pleases Radharani. Only Krishna can please Srimati Radharani, so He is known as Radhaballaba.
Los Angeles
1971-07-05Tilaka (Evalyn)plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tilaka (Evalyn) — July 5, 1971

Letter to: Tilaka (Evalyn)

Seattle

My dear Tilaka Devi Dasi (Evalyn),

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your kind letter dated 11th June, 1971 asking for initiation and you will be glad to know that I have accepted you as my duly initiated disciple. Your beads have been chanted on and are enclosed herewith. Your spiritual name is Tilaka Devi Dasi. Tilaka means victory personified.
Los Angeles
1975-07-05Bhagavataplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavata — July 5, 1975

Letter to: Bhagavata

Calcutta

My dear Bhagavata das:

Please accept my blessings. Tripauri Swami is starting his bus preaching program, and you are required for this purpose. You are a good preacher. I very much like these bus programs. They are greatly increasing the scope of our book distribution and many new men are being attracted. So you should immediately come here to USA. You may hand over the management of Calcutta affairs to Bhavananda Maharaja.
Evanston
1975-07-05Ramanandplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramanand — July 5, 1975

Letter to: Ramanand

Gorakpur

My dear Ramanand das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 5, 1975 forwarded to me from Vrindaban. When I return to India I shall go to Gorakpur and talk with you in detail.
Evanston
1975-07-05Svarupa Damodaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Svarupa Damodara — July 5, 1975

Letter to: Svarupa Damodara

Atlanta

My dear Svarupa Damodara das:

Please accept my blessings. I have read Dr. Wolf’s letter addressed to you dated July 1, 1975. I think he has given you good, sane advice. I think you should not think of relinquish your job without meeting me and discussing the matter deeply. Don
Evanston
1976-07-05Aksayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Aksayananda — July 5, 1976

Letter to: Aksayananda

Vrindaban

My dear Aksayananda Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 20, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care.

If you organize you will get so many nice guests and they will contribute. Everything must be neat and clean and silent, then people will come. Safety at Taparia house is that it should not be left vacant at any time. Somebody, at least 4-5 men should be there to remain. Then the thieves will stay away. Eve…
Washington D.C.
1976-07-05Internal Revenue Serviceplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Internal Revenue Service — July 5, 1976

Letter to: Internal Revenue Service

Internal Revenue Service

United States of America

Dear Sir:

This is to certify that Miss Elizabeth Luise Reuther contributed the amount of U.S. $50,000 (fifty-thousand) to the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust which is a registered charity whose head office is in Bombay. This contribution was made in March, 1975, and these funds are being used for religious-charitable work.
Washington D.C.
1976-07-05Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — July 5, 1976

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 1, 1976, and I have noted the contents carefully.

On your recommendation I am accepting Jvarajit das Brahmacari for second initiation. Hold a fire sacrifice and after the fire sacrifice a tape recording of the gayatri mantra should be played into his right ear. Enclosed is one brahmana thread and gayatri mantra sheet. Brahmin must practice cleanliness both exte…
Washington D.C.
1976-07-05Radha Saranaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radha Sarana — July 5, 1976

Letter to: Radha Sarana

Santa Domingo

Dear Radha Sarana dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 16, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care.

On your recommendation I am accepting the following for first and second initiation:
Washington D.C.
1976-07-05Ramakrishnajiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramakrishnaji — July 5, 1976

Letter to: Ramakrishnaji

Bombay

My dear Sriman Ramakrishnaji,

Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 1, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care.

I shall be returning to Bombay on or about August 14, 1976, after which time I shall be able to attend the Coordinating Committee meeting when the date is fixed up. After visiting our Washington, D.C. centre I shall be going on to New York where we are scheduled to have our Rathayatra procession down 5th. Ave…
Washington D.C
1976-07-05Ranadhiraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ranadhira — July 5, 1976

Letter to: Ranadhira

Los Angeles

My dear Ranadhira dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 17, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care.

This is to certify that you should send the Back-to-Godhead magazine regularly to Sridhara Swami in Navadvipa as already requested. I am glad to see that you are now conscientiously executing your duty. Always check with me first before sending out any literature to persons who have not been specifically approved…
Washington D.C.
 
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