Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1959-12-04Debendra Nath Sauplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigPost card to: Debendra Nath Sau

Shri Debendra Nath Sau

(L & L.R. Department)

8, Lyon’s Range

Calcutta; 1

My dear Deben,

My last letter was addressed to you about 10 days before but I have received no reply from you. I asked you in that letter to help me in getting some supporters (supperters) of my paper “Back To Godhead”. So I am anxious to know about it. If you cannot help there is no harm. It was a suggestion only. But why you are silent. Please be in touch with me by correspondence. I …
Ahmedabad
1972-12-07Syamasundara, Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Syamasundara, Tamala Krsna — December 7, 1972

Letter to: Syamasundara, Tamala Krsna

Bombay

My dear Syamasundara and Tamala,

Please accept my blessings. I am very much surprised not to hear from you about the Nair affair. I have tried to contact you by phone, but it is understood that you have left Mr. Valia
Ahmedabad
1972-12-10Brahmanya Tirthaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmanya Tirtha — December 10, 1972

Letter to: Brahmanya Tirtha

New Orleans

[To Brahmanya Tirtha]

Regarding your question should force be used on children, no, there shall be no forcing the children to do anything. Child should not be forced. This is all nonsense. Who has devised these things? If we want them to become great devotees, then we must educate the children with love, not in a negative way. Of course, if they become naughty we may show the stick but we should never use it. Child is nonsense, so you can trick him to o…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-10Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — December 10, 1972

Letter to: Hansadutta

Heidelberg

My dear Hansadutta,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 8, 1972, and the paper sample enclosed by you is very nice for Bhagavad-gita in German language. I shall be very glad indeed to see that book printed by you, and that will be your greatest credit. You may send the copy with plastic cover and I shall see how it is put out. I can understand that your preaching work there is going on nicely just to the stand…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-10Revatinandanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Revatinandana — December 10, 1972

Letter to: Revatinandana

London

My dear Revatinandana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 3, 1972, from Edinburgh, and I am so much pleased that you are doing the real work of a sannyasi, travelling, preaching and training the devotees to preach. I am too much proud of you on account of seeing the newspaper items. Yes, if there is good response for purchasing our books and asking intelligent questions, that is the test of your preaching capa…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-11Citsukhanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Citsukhananda — December 11, 1972

Letter to: Citsukhananda

New York

My dear Citsukhananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 17, 1972, and I have noted with pleasure that you want to go to Caracas, South America, to join Hanuman for opening centre and preaching work there. That will be very, very nice. I know that you are the right man because I saw for myself how nice you have created the Mexico City temple of ISKCON, and I was very much inclined to those devotees. Only I …
Ahmedabad
1972-12-11Mohananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mohanananda — December 11, 1972

Letter to: Mohanananda

My dear Mohanananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge your letter dated November 22, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great care. I am very, very glad to hear of your desire to return to Gurukula school and apply yourself to developing that place. I am so glad to hear this good news. Only a few weeks back I had got a letter from Satsvarupa wherein he has informed me that Stoka Krishna has left Dallas and that he must go there to take charge himsel…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-13Balavantaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Balavanta — December 13, 1972

Letter to: Balavanta

Atlanta

My dear Balavanta,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 13, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great care. I have had a good laugh and enjoyed your tricking the opponent candidates in election race, especially in front of the college students. That is a very good sign. Now I want that we shall recruit more and more our men amongst the intelligent class of men. They, because they are little educated or they ha…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-13Bhagavanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavan — December 13, 1972

Letter to: Bhagavan

My dear Bhagavan dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 21, 1972, along with letters of requesting for initiation by me. I have accepted all of them as my duly initiated students, and their letter along with beads are enclosed herewith. I am also very happy to receive the copies of your booklets in French language, and I am surprised that the price is so cheap. So why not make arrangement that all our books should be pri…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-13Candravaliplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Candravali — December 13, 1972

Letter to: Candravali

Mexico City

My dear Candrabali,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 4, 1972; and I have noted the contents with great care. I have received also one letter from your good husband Citsukhananda and he is going to Caracas, South America, for opening our ISKCON Branch there. I am very much pleased upon him for his doing such prominent work in spreading this Krishna consciousness movement to that part. Especially I was happy…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-13Jayadharmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayadharma — December 13, 1972

Letter to: Jayadharma

Atlanta

My dear Jayadharma,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 10, 1972, and I have noted the contents, along with the drama-script from Srimad-Bhagavatam. It is very nice. This kind of play-acting is wanted. Now introduce it to your country-men very nicely presented. Emphasis should be given to the words of Bhagavat, they are spiritual and will have powerful effect if someone only hears them with attention, do not be v…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-13Rasada (Rick Joaquim), Dvijavara (David), Annada (Anita)plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rasada (Rick Joaquim), Dvijavara (David), Annada (Anita) — December 13, 1972

Letter to: Rasada (Rick Joaquim), Dvijavara (David), Annada (Anita)

Paris

My dear Sons and Daughter,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated November 22, 1972, and upon the recommendation of Bhagavan I have gladly consented to accept you all as my duly initiated disciples. I have chanted on your beads and they are enclosed herewith. I have given you the spiritual names as follows:
Ahmedabad
1972-12-13Sukadevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sukadeva — December 13, 1972

Letter to: Sukadeva

Seattle

My dear Sukadeva,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your kind letter dated November 13, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great care. I am so glad to receive your report after such long time, and it appears that everything is improving more and more, by Krishna
Ahmedabad
1972-12-14Karandhara, Bali-mardanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara, Bali-mardana — December 14, 1972

Letter to: Karandhara, Bali-mardana

Los Angeles and New York

My dear Karandhara/Bali Mardan,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your several telegrams, and I have replied by telegram as follows: YES YOU CAN USE BOTH THE FUNDS IF IT IS A GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW YORK GORGEOUS TEMPLE. One thing is, that you should inform me in detail and send the plans of that place, along with how you shall make all the payments. You may repay me the $80,000 gradually by paying the money to Dai…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-14Tusta Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tusta Krsna — December 14, 1972

Letter to: Tusta Krsna

Byron’s Bay, Australia

My dear Tusta Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated November 18, November 22, and December 3, 1972, and I have heard that you are having some difficulties, so I have sent Siddhasvarupa there to help you. Now try to keep a cool head under all circumstances and always remember that Krishna will protect you in any case, you haven
Ahmedabad
1972-12-14Visvambharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Visvambhara — December 14, 1972

Letter to: Visvambhara

Montreal

My dear Visvambhara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated November 23, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding your four questions, I am replying them one by one. But these things should not be asked until you have first of all asked them to the GBC men. Whatever they say you should accept, but if they cannot satisfy you, then you may ask. But I have answered these questions many times, why you are not learning t…
Ahmedabad
1972-12-15Capt. Singhalplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Capt. Singhal — December 15, 1972

Letter to: Capt. Singhal

Bombay

My dear Capt. Singhal,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter and have noted the contents carefully. I shall be the last man to give up the Hare Krishna Land to the rogue Mr. Nair. He has taken our money but tactfully has not given us the conveyance. He wanted to take farther Rs. 300,000 by similar tactics, but we have saved the situation for the time being.
Ahmedabad
1972-12-15Nirmalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nirmala — December 15, 1972

Letter to: Nirmala

Bombay

My dear Nirmala,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated nil and thank you very much for the nice sentiments expressed therein. We have neither changed our plan nor have we any intention of changing our plan of developing Hare Krishna Land in Bombay. We shall stick to the place to the last moment and we require your cooperation very much. I am coming to Bombay on Monday the 18th instant by 11:30 a.m. by flight No..461 and shall be glad to…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-26Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — September 26, 1975

Letter to: Jagadisa

Evanston, Illinois

My dear Jagadisa das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 6, 1975 and have noted the contents. Regarding the difficulty with Gurukula what can I reply? This is your responsibility. The GBC can decide what to do. Instead of spending money there, if the government is specifically passing the act against us, then we can spend that money in the Gurukula in Vrindaban. We are getting land adjacent to our temple and on…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-26Jagannatha-sutaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagannatha-suta — September 26, 1975

Letter to: Jagannatha-suta

Los Angeles

My dear Jagannatha Suta das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 15, 1975 with the enclosed copies of the latest issue of BTG No. 10. I can say that each issue you produce is an improvement on the previous one. This is very good. You are doing it enthusiastically. For the article of my touring they have selected the photos very nicely. We can talk with anyone. Marx. Darwin, all professors and politicians, we can…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-26Kirtirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtiraja — September 26, 1975

Letter to: Kirtiraja

Los Angeles

My dear Kirtiraja das:

Please accept my blessings. I have seen the latest reviews that you have sent with your letter and I thank you for them. The linguistics professor has correctly remarked. It was my intention in presenting the books that anyone who would read, they would learn Sanskrit. For example almost all of my disciples are pronouncing Sanskrit very nicely just by reading my books. He says that there is no pronunciation guide, but it is there is it n…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-26Kurusresthaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kurusrestha — September 26, 1975

Letter to: Kurusrestha

Denver

My dear Kurusrestha das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 13, 1975 and have noted the contents with pleasure. The District Court has given us the permission
Ahmedabad
1975-09-26Radhavallabhaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radhavallabha — September 26, 1975

Letter to: Radhavallabha

Los Angeles

My dear Radhavallabha das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 19, 1975 and the two copies of the three other parts of Caitanya Caritamrta. Yes, I am very pleased with how you have done it. I have ordered you in two months to do it, and you have done it. I know you have worked very hard. The art paintings are very, very good. Everyone likes them, and I know they have worked especially hard. You should know that I …
Ahmedabad
1975-09-26Rocanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rocana — September 26, 1975

Letter to: Rocana

Bridesville, Canada

My dear Rochana das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 17, 1975 and have noted the contents. Upon your recommendation I am accepting the the following as my initiated disciples, and their names are:
Ahmedabad
1975-09-26Sukadevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sukadeva — September 26, 1975

Letter to: Sukadeva

Honolulu

My dear Sukdev das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 8, 1975 and have noted the contents. Yes, the girls when married to a brahmana, still they have to be recommended. She may be recommended by her husband.
Ahmedabad
1975-09-27Dina Dayalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dina Dayala — September 27, 1975

Letter to: Dina Dayala

Athens

My dear Dina Dayala,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 18th inst. with Greek pamphlet. This preaching work is very pleasing to me. Go on with your translation work, and Krishna will surely bless you. Thank you very much.
Ahmedabad
1975-09-28Mr. M.K. Kaulplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mr. M.K. Kaul — September 28, 1975

Letter to: Mr. M.K. Kaul

Mr. M.K. Kaul, M.A. B. Comm.

Development Officer

New India Assurance Co. Ltd.

Station Road, Main Puri, U.P.

Dear Mr. Kaul:

Please accept my best wishes. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 18/9/75 and have noted the contents. The best thing will be for you to immediately come and live with me. I am going on the 30th instant to South Africa, and I am coming back after one months time, and then you can meet me in Bombay, and I will be glad to keep you as my cons…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-28Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — September 28, 1975

Letter to: Pradyumna

Mayapur

My dear Pradyumna das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 11, 1975 and have noted the contents. It is nice that you have started the Sri Rupanuga Vidyapitha Library and that you are teaching the boys at the Gurukula Sanskrit. You can do it. You have got the capacity. Now do it. You may send me a copy of the examination and what were the results.
Ahmedabad
1975-09-28Prem J. Batraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Prem J. Batra — September 28, 1975

Letter to: Prem J. Batra

Prem J. Batra

Ruparel College, Sr. B.A.

Matunga, Bombay 400 016

My dear Prem Batra:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 19, 1975 and have noted the contents. I am very glad that you are seriously trying to understand our Krishna consciousness philosophy. It is Srila Jiva Goswami who has presented very high philosophy in his Six Sandavas.
Ahmedabad
1975-09-29Gargamuniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gargamuni — September 29, 1975

Letter to: Gargamuni

Brooklyn

My dear Gargamuni Swami:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 25/8/75 and have noted the contents. Regarding the disturbance made by the women devotees, they are also living beings. They also come to Krishna. So consciously I cannot deny them. If our male members, the brahmacaris and the sannyasis, if they become steady in Krishna consciousness, there is no problem. It is the duty of the male members to be very steady and cautious.…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-29Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — September 29, 1975

Letter to: Hansadutta

Bhaktivedanta Manor

My dear Hansadutta das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your two letters dated September 10th & 16th, 1975 and have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the propaganda for Russia, it is a very good idea to include the interview and the Marx discussion in the same book. After publishing the book, there is no question of distributing it underground by smuggling it into Russia. Sell it openly outside of Russia. It will be for people…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-29Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — September 29, 1975

Letter to: Jagadisa

Dallas

My dear Jagadisa das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 19, 1975 with enclosed photographs and map. The property is very nice. You should take it immediately. Make some bargain as far as possible to get the best price, and take it. We shall try to get the money. Ask Ramesvara. He is now getting money from book distribution, so money is coming. I do not know if the centers can contribute. 40 centers would have to contribut…
Ahmedabad
1975-09-29Ramesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramesvara — September 29, 1975

Letter to: Ramesvara

Los Angeles

My dear Ramesvara das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 19, 1975 and have noted the contents. Why has Dr. Wolf gone against us? What is his complaint? Just consult with Svarupa Damodara.
Ahmedabad
1975-09-29Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — September 29, 1975

Letter to: Rupanuga

Delaplane, Virginia

My dear Rupanuga das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 19, 1975 and have noted the contents carefully. What is the street address of the new building in New York? The consent letter has been sent from Vrindaban. You should minimize the expenditure and increase the income, otherwise how will you liquidate the debts? I understand that you are saving on the milk bill by supplying your own milk from the farm. Th…
Ahmedabad
1975-12-27Punjab National Bankplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Punjab National Bank — December 27, 1975

Letter to: Punjab National Bank

Punjab National Bank,

Vrindaban Branch,

Vrindaban Dist. Mathura,

Attention: Manager

Dear Sir,

With reference to our conversation regarding opening a branch in our temple. The amount of 5 laks of Rs. to be deposited is already secured. As soon as you open the branch your Bombay head office will immediately transfer the money. The other bank was very much eager to open a branch in our temple, but because our negotiations with you were already completed we did …
Ahmedabad
1975-12-27Visvambharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Visvambhara — December 27, 1975

Letter to: Visvambhara

My dear Visvambhara das,

Please accept my blessings. I wrote you one letter regarding the translation work of Nrsimhavallabha Goswami and sons. I have not received any reply from you although I am very much anxious to know the result.
Ahmedabad
 
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