Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1969-05-21Sivanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sivananda — May 21, 1969

Letter to: Sivananda

My dear Sivananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 13 and noted the contents very carefully and your ideas are just in accordance with the idea of a preacher. Your proposition to establish a center and then hand it over to the people who come later on and then start another center is the desire of Lord Caitanya. So kindly do this. You have now someway or other brought into some status the Hamburg center and as soon as it is going on…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-22Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — May 22, 1969

Letter to: Brahmananda

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your recommendation for initiation of Michael Kaplan, and I have duly chanted upon his beads. Please encourage him in the matter of understanding Krishna Consciousness and avoiding the ten kinds of offenses and following the regulative principles. I have written one letter Mssrs. Atma Ram and Sons in Delhi regarding selling our books, along with other proposals. He has written about the books as foll…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-22Jayagovindaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayagovinda — May 22, 1969

Letter to: Jayagovinda

My dear Jaya Govinda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 14 May, 1969 and I am very much pleased to note the contents. You are a sincere soul, and that is the only means to get out of our ignorance and poor planning. If we simply become sincere to our Spiritual Master and Krishna, then everything will automatically come to help us to proceed further and further in our Krishna Consciousness. I think that when Mandali Bhadra comes there, t…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-22Mohini Mohanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mohini Mohana — May 22, 1969

Letter to: Mohini Mohana

My dear Mohini Mohan,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 16, 1969, and I am glad that you are so willing to be engaged in Krishna Consciousness. I am very much obliged to you for your appreciation of my humble services by bringing to your country this movement. But actually it all depends upon your cooperation. Because some of the intelligent boys and girls have taken this philosophy seriously, therefore I am able to push …
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1969-05-22Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — May 22, 1969

Letter to: Mukunda

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 9, 1969, and in the meantime, I have also received letters from Yamuna, Gurudasa, as well as one letter from Mataji Syamadevi in Hindi. She has written that she wishes for me to go there immediately. In your letter you write to say that you can wait until you find a suitable place where all can be accommodated. This means that you are not living in one place, and from your letter it app…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-23Gaudiya Missionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gaudiya Mission — May 23, 1969

Letter to: Gaudiya Mission

GAUDIYA MISSION

Reg. Office: Sri Gaudiya Math

P.O. Baghbazar,

Calcutta-3

Att: Secretary

Dear Sir:

Kindly accept my humble obeisances. I beg to enclose herewith a copy of a letter received from my Godbrother, Dr. Syama Sundardas Brahmacari, of your Mission. Taking the concluding portion of his letter inviting me to cooperate with the Gaudiya Mission in the matter of my activities of spreading the objective of Srila Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Mah…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-23Harer Namaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Harer Nama — May 23, 1969

Letter to: Harer Nama

My dear Harer Nama,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated May 14, 1969, and I congratulate you and your good wife, Prabhavati, for your marriage. Live peacefully, husband and wife, and now you will be happy in the management of the temple. Both of you are initiated, and as it is necessary for you to work, your wife may take care of the temple in your absence. I am glad that you have received some money from your grandmother, and you wish …
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1969-05-23Isanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Isana — May 23, 1969

Letter to: Isana

My dear Isana das,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife, Vibhavati. I am very much pleased to receive your daily reports, and you are one of the best students who follows the regulative principles rigidly for enhancing the devotional service. Rupa Goswami has recommended that for enhancing this spirit of devotional service one should be very enthusiastic, one should be patient, one should be firmly convinced, one should follow the regulative principl…
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1969-05-23Nandaraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nandarani — May 23, 1969

Letter to: Nandarani

My dear Nandarani,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 8, 1969, and I have noted the contents. When I receive a letter either from you or from your husband, I become so much encouraged. The most important point in your letter is the activities of your nice daughter. I hope all the small babies who are now being raised by our married couples will one day do tremendously in the matter of Krishna Consciousness. In the
New Vrindaban
1969-05-23Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — May 23, 1969

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 17, 1969, and I am so glad to learn that your presence in San Francisco has not only settled up the tension, but also has improved the conditions. Krishna is gradually giving you power to serve Him and more nicely, and thus you are one of the future strong pillars of the society. Your idea of training preachers in Los Angeles and my staying there is already approved…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-25Anandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ananda — May 25, 1969

Letter to: Ananda

My dear Ananda,

Please accept my blessings. I have learned from Mandali Bhadra and Vrndavanesvari that you have been disturbed in your center by some rascal boys, and now you are living with Mandali Bhadra. So what is your program? Would you like to close the Vancouver center, or are you finding out some better place? I have received one letter from Rupanuga in Buffalo that two boys are going to Toronto to open a center there. Would you like to go there for the time being, or…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-25Mandali Bhadraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mandali Bhadra — May 25, 1969

Letter to: Mandali Bhadra

My dear Mandali Bhadra,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 14, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Now I am staying in New Vrindaban and it is a very nice spot for developing our community project. There is sufficient land for building great temples and houses for devotees. There is pasturing land, and sufficient grass and vegetables for the grazing of cows. I am glad to learn that you have already translated t…
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1969-05-25Vrndavanesvariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vrndavanesvari — May 25, 1969

Letter to: Vrndavanesvari

My dear Vrndavanesvari,

Please accept my blessings, and offer the same to your nice boy. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 14, 1969, and I have noted the contents with care. I understand from your letter that our revered Godbrother, Srimad Sadanandaji, is again sick and going to be shifted to some other place for medical treatment. He is very sickly from the very beginning since I saw him sometime in the year of 1934. The best thing is that he may not be di…
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1969-05-26Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Brahmananda

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 16, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the Gaudiya Mission letter of Dr. Syama Sundar Brahmacari, I have replied asking them the terms of cooperation which he has mentioned. Let us see their terms, although it is a hopeless business. Still, as you know, I never become hopeless in any case. So I am negotiating with them to see how we can cooperate.
New Vrindaban
1969-05-26Gaurasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gaurasundara — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Gaurasundara

My dear Gaurasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter dated 21 May, 1969 which is full of encouraging news. I am now hopeful of the Hawaii center being improved like other centers by your good efforts. Last year when we were in San Francisco I practically pushed you towards Hawaii, and by the Grace of Krishna you are now finding some hopes. So continue your efforts, and Krishna will surely make your efforts successful. I am very much conc…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-26Gopala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gopala Krsna — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Gopala Krsna

My dear Gopala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 21, 1969. I am very glad to send you the beads for your initiation, but I think you wanted permission from your father, and I have received the following telegram from him:
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1969-05-26Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jadurani — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Jadurani

My dear Jadurani,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated May 9, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding your question about kirtana, practically we are not concerned with the instruments. They are used sometimes to make it sweeter, but if we divert our attention for using the instruments more, that is not good. Generally kirtana is performed with mrdanga and karatalas, but if somebody is expert instrument player, he can be a…
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1969-05-26Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 22, and I have carefully noted the contents. Regarding the church building, from Mr. Worley
New Vrindaban
1969-05-26Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 17, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I also have received the watch, and it appears to be working properly. Regarding your idea of purchasing a house, if it is possible, do it immediately. When you pay big rent anyway, purchasing a house is nice. Now Murari and his good wife, Lilavati, are there, so this will be a great boon to your Sankirtana activities.
New Vrindaban
1969-05-26Syamasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Syamasundara — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Syamasundara

My dear Syamasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I am very pleased to read your letter dated May 21, 1969. Your anxiety for my health may not be increased, because I am keeping quite fit nowadays. There was a little backache in Boston for two or three days, but now I am walking in this hilly tract up and down. So don
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1969-05-26Uddhavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Uddhava — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Uddhava

My dear Uddhava,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated May 14, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. You have asked about where you will get the money for bookbinding equipment, and I think you may take it from the money you are saving. In Boston you told me the cost will be around $3,300, but why is it now $4,000? Anyway, the printing must be done first class, and with first class paper. Never mind it is $4,000. The important thing…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-26Upendraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Upendra — May 26, 1969

Letter to: Upendra

My dear Upendra,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated 14 May, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents. Also I have received your check, and I am so pleased that you are so regular in sending it. Regarding your decision to wait until you are more able to handle it before purchasing the church, that is good idea. Try to cooperate with Tamala Krishna as far as possible in preparing for the Rathayatra Festival. Tamala is now managing all …
New Vrindaban
1969-05-27Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — May 27, 1969

Letter to: Hansadutta

My dear Hansadutta,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 22, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents. I have initiated the boy whom you have recommended named Steve* and his beads are sent herewith. Please help him to understand the principles of Krishna Consciousness as far as possible. Regarding Candanacarya
New Vrindaban
1969-05-27Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — May 27, 1969

Letter to: Mukunda

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 23, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. You don’t worry about my health. I am quite fit now, and in New Vrindaban I am walking on the hills daily. In Boston for three or four days I had some acute backache pain, but by the Grace of Krishna it was made all right very soon. This body is called the temple of diseases. So long as there is no disease it is wonderful, but when ther…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-27Rayaramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rayarama — May 27, 1969

Letter to: Rayarama

My dear Rayarama,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 21, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the Composer machine, there will be no difficulty in transferring the money to the Iskcon Press account. But in Columbus they are already so negotiating for a similar IBM Composer, so let me see what is their terms here. After comparing I shall definitely instruct you on this matter. Regarding Sankirtana, you can go out four…
New Vrindaban
1969-05-27Sirplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sir — May 27, 1969

Letter to: Sir

(?) Khanna Aban Villa,

Santacruz East

Bombay-55 INDIA

Dear Sir:

I am in due receipt of your telegram as well as your letter dated May 20, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I do not know why you are so much worried about your son
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1969-05-27Yamunaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yamuna — May 27, 1969

Letter to: Yamuna

My dear Yamuna,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your last three letters, and in the last one, dated 24th May, 1969, you have inquired about the Jagannatha Car. The crimson color with silver decorations is quite all right. There is no strict regulation about decorating the cars. We can decorate the cars very fascinatingly with gold, silver, and other shiny metallic embroidery work as far as possible. The idea is the more we decorate Krishna, who is nondifferent fro…
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1969-06-01Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — June 1, 1969

Letter to: Dayananda

Dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated May 25, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. If a new temple site in Los Angeles is absolutely required to be moved in a bigger place, that should be your first business. For my place you may find a place near the temple, and it should be independent of any other tenants. It may be a small cottage, but it should be independent with a little compound surrounding. That will be v…
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1969-06-01Murlidharplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Murlidhar — June 1, 1969

Letter to: Murlidhar

My dear Murlidhar,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 28, 1969, and I have very much appreciated your painting of Lord Nrisingadeva. If possible, paint similar pictures for other temples. I am also glad to learn that you are painting Radha-Krishna painting. You have mentioned a picture of Krishna and the Gopies, without Radha-rani cannot be. If you mean to say the picture of Radha-Krishna and the eight Gopies, then that is all…
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1969-06-01Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — June 1, 1969

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 29, 1969, and I am glad to note that our temple activities are effecting good results. The boys and girls from the neighborhood coming to help the temple activities is the good result of our attempts. The temple center is started just to present example to the neighboring residents how they can make a small temple in each and every home. It is not necessary that hundreds and…
New Vrindaban
1969-06-02Bharadrajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bharadraja — June 2, 1969

Letter to: Bharadraja

My dear Bharadraja,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 28, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I can understand that you are having some difficulty in finding time to paint because of your other duties, but I think that all of these duties may be stopped so you can devote your full energy and time to painting. This painting you are doing is very important, so it will count as your temple work. There is no necessity either f…
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1969-06-02Gaurasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gaurasundara — June 2, 1969

Letter to: Gaurasundara

My dear Gaurasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated May 29, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents. I am very glad to learn that you are seriously looking for some asrama site on the Hawaii island. If you are able to get some nice place there, it will be very successful because I know there are many young boys and girls there for you to chant with and speak with. This kirtana, chanting and speaking of Krishna, is the sure…
New Vrindaban
1969-06-03Syamasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Syamasundara — June 3, 1969

Letter to: Syamasundara

London

My dear Syamasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 29, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I am very glad that the Queen has consented the Redundant Churches Bill, and there is good chance of getting one church for our temple. There are many redundant churches because the Christian people are gradually deviating from their religious beliefs on account of stereotype presentation of the Bible by sophisticated priests. M…
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1969-06-04Prabhas Babuplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Prabhas Babu — June 4, 1969

Letter to: Prabhas Babu

UNITED SHIPPING CORPORATION

14/2 Old China Bazar Street,

Room #13

Calcutta-1,

INDIA

Att: Sri Prabhas Babu

Dear Prabhas Babu:

In further reference to my last letter sent in reply to your letter dated April 2, 1969, I am surprised that the packages sent by Jaya Govinda das Brahmacari as well as those sent by Atma Ram & Sons have not yet been sent. You acknowledged that these goods are ready to be shipped in your letter of April 2, 1969, but you have still not shippe…
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1969-06-05Candanacaryaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Candanacarya — June 5, 1969

Letter to: Candanacarya

My dear Candanacarya,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter of June 2, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding your proposal of working in Columbus with the chance of earning $100 per day, why don
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1969-06-05Gopala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gopala Krsna — June 5, 1969

Letter to: Gopala Krsna

Dear Gopala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 29, 1969. I have already sent your beads duly chanted upon, and I hope you will be happy in Krishna Consciousness always. As you are a very nice, good soul, Krishna will certainly bless you with all benedictions. It doesn
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1969-06-05Sirplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sir — June 5, 1969

Letter to: Sir

Dear Sir:

I beg to acknowledge receipt of your Hindi letter dated May 27, 1969, and I do not know why Gopala Krsna’s father is so much upset. I have received one letter from Gopala Krsna dated May 29, 1969 in which he writes
New Vrindaban
1969-06-05Turyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Turya — June 5, 1969

Letter to: Turya

My dear Turya das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of May 29, 1969, sent along with your beads, and I have duly chanted upon them and have initiated you as my disciple. Your spiritual name is Turya das and this means transcendental. So you are the servant of the Transcendental Lord, Krishna, and when one serves the Transcendental Lord, he also becomes completely transcendental to the laws and contaminations of material nature. In material life, e…
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1969-06-06Vrndavanesvariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vrndavanesvari — June 6, 1969

Letter to: Vrndavanesvari

My dear Vrndavanesvari,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated “Victoria Day”, and I have noted the contents with pleasure. I have received letters from the Hamburg devotees, and they appear to be very much jubilant to know that you will be arriving on June 27 at 9:30 am. I am also very also very glad that you will be prepared to go there. In my previous letter to Mandali Bhadra, I already informed him that he will act as the editor of…
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1969-06-07Jayagovindaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayagovinda — June 7, 1969

Letter to: Jayagovinda

My dear Jaya Govinda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 27, 1969 and your letter dated May 20, 1969. I have immediately sent to Acyutananda a copy of the goods delivered to United Shipping Corporation. It appears that this company is very slow and not businesslike. So probably I will have to change to some other shipping agents, and I have already advised Acyutananda to do the needful. The second batch of Deities which you …
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1969-06-07Krsna dasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna dasa — June 7, 1969

Letter to: Krsna dasa

My dear Krishna Das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 25, 1969, and I beg to inform you that both Saradia and Vaikunthanatha are doing well in Boston. I hope you have sent her a letter of congratulations by now. When I was in Montreal Saradia expressed her desire to marry Vaikunthanatha, and immediately I asked that he would remain reserved for her. He is a very nice boy, and I hope they will be happy in their future homely life in …
New Vrindaban
1969-06-07Mrs. Davisplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mrs. Davis — June 7, 1969

Letter to: Mrs. Davis

Dear Mrs. Davis,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 31, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Patita Uddharana was here two days ago, and I had a talk with him about the situation you have brought up in your letter. There will be no objection if you can come here to New Vrindaban. The whole thing has been explained to your son, Patita Uddharana, so you may consult with him and do the needful.
New Vrindaban
1969-06-07Sudamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama — June 7, 1969

Letter to: Sudama

My dear Sudama,

All Glories to Sudama das Brahmacari and the Hawaii devotees for their excellent work. I have appreciated so much your letter of June 2, 1969 that I am making copies of this letter to send to different centers to show them how much potency is this Sankirtana Movement. So for the time being as you are working enthusiastically in Hawaii, try to establish a very good center there. There is nice potential there I know, and I think Krishna is already giving impetus…
New Vrindaban
1969-06-07Uttamaslokaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Uttamasloka — June 7, 1969

Letter to: Uttamasloka

My dear Uttama Sloka,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to receive your letter (undated), and I have noted the contents that you had left the temple but now you have returned again. This is most encouraging, because it means that Krishna is very kind upon you. Although you left Him, He did not allow you to go away. It is His special favor upon you. As individuals there may be disagreement sometimes, but that is quite natural. Even in ordinary family affairs ther…
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1969-06-08Anandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ananda — June 8, 1969

Letter to: Ananda

My dear Ananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to receive you letter (undated), and I have noted your new address. I am pleased to note that you have already paid for the place for one month
New Vrindaban
1969-06-08Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — June 8, 1969

Letter to: Hansadutta

My dear Hansadutta,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 2, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I understand that you are feeling some inconvenience due to police interruption, but we have to make the best of a bad bargain. There is a Sanskrit proverb, sati shatyam samacharit, and this means if somebody is cunning, we must also become cunning. To a cunning person we must not be a simpleton. Krishna Conscious devotees are expected to b…
New Vrindaban
1969-06-08Ishanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ishan — June 8, 1969

Letter to: Ishan

CENTER NEW VRINDABAN

RD 3, Moundsville, West Virginia

My Dear Ishandas,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 28, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I am pleased to note that you are working very enthusiastically in Krishna Consciousness. Your idea of a small handbook for new devotees is nice, and you may do it conveniently. Be sure to include such important items as the ten offenses to avoid in chanting and the qualifications of a devo…
New Vrindaban
1969-06-10Dineshplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dinesh — June 10, 1969

Letter to: Dinesh

My dear Dinesh,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June, 6, 1969 and the copy of the agreement which you sent. The first thing is that I have already given you my word, so there is no need of an agreement with me. My word is final agreement, but if you want it for business reasons, I have no objections to sign it. But the wordings are not always clear. Another thing is although I have brought this Sankirtana Movement to the Western World we c…
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1969-06-10Madhudvisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madhudvisa — June 10, 1969

Letter to: Madhudvisa

My dear Madhudvisa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated June 6, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Your determination to remain as brahmacari is very encouraging. Actually, a living entity does not require to be entangled more and more. Rather he should save his time to finish the Krishna Consciousness business, and thus be liberated in this life. Sex urge is a symptom of every living entity, but in the
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1969-06-10Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — June 10, 1969

Letter to: Mukunda

London

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter of June 3, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding Mataji Syamadevi’s temple in Leicester, your version is all right, and I am not very interested to establish a Hindu temple. Perhaps you know from the very beginning I never described my movement as Hindu religion. Religion means the bona fide process by which we understand God and the first class religion is that whic…
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1969-06-10Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — June 10, 1969

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 5, 1969, sent along with the article printed in the Cosmos, and I have noted the contents in both of these items. The article was very nice, and I can appreciate how you are assimilating this Krishna philosophy and conveying it nicely to others. Your descriptions of the Dadhibhanda Celebration sounds very thrilling, and here in New Vrindaban there is also nice supply of but…
New Vrindaban
1969-06-12R. Chalsonplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: R. Chalson — June 12, 1969

Letter to: R. Chalson

My dear R. Chalson,

I beg to thank you very much for your kind letter dated June 8, 1969, addressed to our New York temple and forwarded to me. I am very pleased to read the contents. My Spiritual Master, Om Visnupada Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Maharaja Prabhupada, sometimes used to say that if after selling all of my property I can convert one person to Krishna Consciousness factually, then I shall think my mission is successful. Similarly, I am also th…
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1969-06-12Syamasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Syamasundara — June 12, 1969

Letter to: Syamasundara

My dear Syamasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of June 5, 1969, and with great joy I understand that at last you have secured one nice house which can accommodate twenty or thirty people. I have immediately asked Trivikrama das Brahmacari of Buffalo to go there, and he is sending Mukunda one telegram confirming this. I am also advising Vibhavati and Isana das to go there. Next I shall try to find out some other brahmacaris …
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1969-06-12Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — June 12, 1969

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am so pleased to receive your letter of June 9, 1969, and I can understand that Krishna is giving you intelligence how to manage the Western Coast branches of our society. I think you should now make an
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1969-06-12Vibhavatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vibhavati — June 12, 1969

Letter to: Vibhavati

My dear Vibhavati,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your nice letter dated June 7, along with your article published in the Montreal Star on the same day. Everything appears to be very nice, and your service in this connection is recognized. You have done a great service by meeting with Mr. John Lennon. He is an influential man, and at least you have been able to publicize our Krishna Consciousness Movement in a way that the people will understand that th…
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1969-06-13Dineshplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dinesh — June 13, 1969

Letter to: Dinesh

My dear Dinesh,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for sending me the broadcasting tape containing varieties of our Sankirtana Movement and it has come very, very nice. I have received one letter from Mukunda that you are already in negotiation with him for complete cooperation with the Beatles in future, and this is very nice program. Most probably I shall be going to London by the end of July, and from different sources I can understand that the Beatles are b…
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1969-06-13Krsna dasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna dasa — June 13, 1969

Letter to: Krsna dasa

My dear Krishna das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 6, 1969, and I thank you very much for your submissive feelings. They are just appropriate for an advancing Vaisnava. Please keep yourself in this nice attitude and Krishna will bless you.
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1969-06-13Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — June 13, 1969

Letter to: Mukunda

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 7, 1969, as well as another letter signed by you, Syamasundara, Gurudasa and others jointly. It is very gratifying that at last you have got a five-story building, and in the meantime negotiations are continuing for a church. It is very good news and I thank you for your joint invitation.
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1969-06-14Silavatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Silavati — June 14, 1969

Letter to: Silavati

My dear Silavati,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated June, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents therein. Regarding the suggestion that you remarry, I have never suggested such thing, so you need not trouble yourself with this. As I have told you in Los Angeles, I wish that the mother
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1969-06-15Krsna Deviplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna Devi — June 15, 1969

Letter to: Krsna Devi

My dear Krishna Devi,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Ekadasi, June 19, 1969, and I have noted the contents with pleasure. I am so pleased to note that you are chanting nicely and that Krishna is encouraging you in so many ways. This is the actual position that if we are sincerely chanting our rounds, following the prescribed regulative principles, and avoiding the ten offenses, then very quickly Krishna sees our efforts and He gives a…
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1969-06-15Sivanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sivananda — June 15, 1969

Letter to: Sivananda

My dear Sivananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your most recent letter (undated), and I have noted the contents carefully. I am so much encouraged to learn that one very nice German boy has come to live in your temple. This is clear evidence that you are all working sincerely to serve Krishna, and now one sincere soul has been so attracted by this, that he is also coming to join you. Actually, if one true Vaisnava goes any place in the world…
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1969-06-16Arundhatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Arundhati — June 16, 1969

Letter to: Arundhati

My dear Arundhati,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 11, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding your question about offering Prasadam, whatever is offered to the Deity actually it goes through the Spiritual Master. The Spiritual Master offers to Lord Caitanya, and Lord Caitanya offers it to Krishna. Then Radha Krishna eats, or Jagannatha eats, then Caitanya Mahaprabhu eats, then the Spiritual Master eats, and it bec…
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1969-06-16Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — June 16, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 11, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. You may immediately arrange for purchasing the machine. Make a contract, and I have advised Brahmananda to pay you the $503 when you need it. So when the transaction is completed, immediately call Brahmananda and he will pay you. Now Arundhati and Syama Dasi shall be in charge of composing at least four hours alternately. In this way, the machine should be us…
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1969-06-16Rayaramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rayarama — June 16, 1969

Letter to: Rayarama

My dear Rayarama,

Please accept my blessings. Sometimes ago you proposed that you would remain with me constantly and help me in editing my books specially Srimad-Bhagavatam. But now the situation is different. You are busy in some other way. This has given me much pain. However, if you still desire to remain with me and help me in editing my books, it will be a great pleasure for me, and if you so decide, you can go with me to London also.
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1969-06-16Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — June 16, 1969

Letter to: Rupanuga

My dear Rupanuga,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to hear that you are successfully carrying on the Sankirtana Movement, and Krishna is giving you encouragement by mercifully giving some money also. So rest assured that Sankirtana Movement is specifically benedicted by Lord Caitanya for achieving all kinds of success. Stick to the principles seriously and faithfully, and there will be no difficulty. Now you may please send as many nice photographs of your Sankirt…
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1969-06-16Steveplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Steve — June 16, 1969

Letter to: Steve

My dear Steve,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter, and I understand from your one simple question that you are now serious about perfecting your life in Krishna Consciousness. You have asked me to tell you everything that you should know, and this, of course, is a great subject matter. We now have published several books which delve deeply into the topic of the Absolute Truth, so you should read them very carefully, and gradually the knowledge wi…
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1969-06-17Balabhadraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Balabhadra — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Balabhadra

My dear Balabhadra,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter (undated), and I have noted the contents with pleasure. Your description of the parade with 55,000 people viewing is very much encouraging, and it is clear that Krishna is giving you nice opportunities for spreading the Sankirtana Movement throughout Hawaii. Send pictures of your activities in this parade and your other activities to Hayagriva for being printed in Back To Godhead. I appr…
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1969-06-17Dineshplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dinesh — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Dinesh

My dear Dinesh,

Please accept my blessings. I have just received your letter dated June 13, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents. I quite follow you that you are planning to work conjointly with our London party. So I am sending you back the agreement duly signed by me, and I hope you will do the business side of these records with the Grace of Lord Caitanya. If you wish to go to London, I have no objection. The Sankirtana picture which you sent, I do not follow if y…
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1969-06-17Gaurasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gaurasundara — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Gaurasundara

My dear Gaurasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 13, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents. I am very glad to hear about your recent Sankirtana success, and as long as this is going on, everything will come out nicely. I can understand that you are now forced to reduce your number living at the house, so for the time being you keep five or six men there. This landlady is increasing rent simply to take advantage, but…
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1969-06-17Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Hansadutta

My dear Hansadutta,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated June 7, 1969 and June 11, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the tour of North Dakota, this is a nice proposal. So if it is practical, it will be very nice for you and your wife. Only thing you have to do is rent a station wagon, so you can travel, sleep and cook there. Keep with you four or five pairs of cymbals, one harmonium, one mrdanga. One of you …
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1969-06-17Harer Nama, Prabhavatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Harer Nama, Prabhavati — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Harer Nama, Prabhavati

My dear Harer Nama and Prabhavati,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters of June 10, 1969, and I have noted the contents of both with much encouragement. I have also received short letters from the new people who have come to help you in the Santa Fe temple, and their nice appreciation of our movement is a great pleasure for me to note. Keep them very nicely, and as you consider that one or all of them are ready for initiation and are…
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1969-06-17Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jadurani — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Jadurani

My dear Jadurani,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you so much for your encouraging letter, and I am so pleased to learn that the center is doing very nice propaganda work in Hawaii. Now you send to Brahmananda as many photographs as possible of the parading and the other chanting engagements. It will be the policy of our paper now to print as many as possible photos and articles of our own activities. I understand from Gaurasundara
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1969-06-17Muralidharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Muralidhara — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Muralidhara

My dear Muralidhara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 12, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I have also seen your Krishna-Balarama picture and it is very nice. These pictures you are drawing for our Festivals in Los Angeles may be nicely colored and photographed and sent to Brahmananda for publication in
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1969-06-17Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for you letter dated June 14, 1969, sent along with Krishna tapes #11 and #12. The tapes are done very nicely as always. The first thing is that I have written to Jadurani today that she may immediately return to you in Boston. There is some inconvenience in Hawaii for accommodating so many people because the landlady has said there are too many living there. So Jadurani will be returning very soon. I h…
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1969-06-17Sirplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sir — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Sir

Dear Sir:

RE: S.B. a/c 2913 with you

I beg to hand you herewith one Bank Draft in your favor for Rs 825.00 for credit of my above a/c. The purpose of sending this money is to purchase Brass Deities from Vrindaban. Arrangement has been mad that Sri Ramnath Mukutwala of Lohi Bazar, Vrindaban, will supply Radha-Krishna Brass Murtis, 24
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1969-06-17Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 13, 1969, and I have noted the contents. You write to say in your your letter, “
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1969-06-17Umapatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Umapati — June 17, 1969

Letter to: Umapati

My dear Umapati,

Please accept by blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 12, 1969, and I have noted the contents. You could not secure till now a good job, but that does not mean you shall return to New York. Keep yourself in San Francisco for some time more, and if there is no favorable response, then you may go to Paris where there is contemplation of opening a center. This will be settled up, say after a month. Till then you remain either in San…
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1969-06-20Isanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Isana — June 20, 1969

Letter to: Isana

My dear Isana das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 14, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the land which you now own, if you are conveniently able to keep it, that is all right. It can be used for developing in the future. But if you need the money for going to London, you can sell it and utilize the money for this purpose. You have described how you meditate on Krishna and your Spiritual Master, but I do not foll…
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1969-06-20Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — June 20, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of June 17, 1969, and I have noted the contents. It is all right to have the changes made on the two type fonts because it will be suitable for our purposes. I have already written you a letter that you have to maintain the machine. That means the monthly installments shall be arranged by you, and the cash down shall be paid by me. I have already advised Brahmananda in this connection so you …
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1969-06-20Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — June 20, 1969

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept by blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 18, 1969, and I have noted the contents. The pictures you have sent are very nice, and they shall be published in
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1969-06-21Gopala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gopala Krsna — June 21, 1969

Letter to: Gopala Krsna

My dear Gopala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your two letters dated June 7, and June 16, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I have also received your presents, shoes and soap, and I thank you very much. I am also glad to learn that the anxiety of your parents is now removed. So go on with your prescribed duty of Krishna Consciousness and be happy. You are a very intelligent boy and faithful to your parents and to your duty. Certa…
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1969-06-21Gurudasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurudasa — June 21, 1969

Letter to: Gurudasa

My dear Gurudasa,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your note about the new house, and I have arranged to send the money as requested by Mukunda. I hope the money is already received by you and the transaction is nicely executed. After hard labor, you are getting a nice house just suitable for your purposes. Now decorate it nicely, and go ahead with new vigor and energy to push on the Krishna Consciousness Movement in London. You have already created an impression…
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1969-06-21Jayapatakaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayapataka — June 21, 1969

Letter to: Jayapataka

My dear Jayapataka,

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter dated 18 June, 1969, and I have carefully noted the contents. The Rathayatra Festival you will perform from the 20th of July to the 27th of July. The main item is the car, so how will you observe the Festival with out the required car, or ratha. If you want to take the Deities on the shoulders of the devotees, that is also nice. But if you would convey the Deities on a car, that will be ve…
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1969-06-21Krsna dasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna dasa — June 21, 1969

Letter to: Krsna dasa

My dear Krishna Das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 18, 1969, and I am very glad to understand that things are being arranged in Hamburg so nicely. Your attitude for Krishna
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1969-06-21Yamunaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yamuna — June 21, 1969

Letter to: Yamuna

My dear Yamuna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 14 June, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I have already been informed about your London house from the others. The day before yesterday I received one cable from Mukunda asking for a loan of $1,025.00 for depositing three months
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1972-09-01Gurudasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurudasa — September 1, 1972

Letter to: Gurudasa

Vrindaban

My dear Gurudasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your telegram as follows: “Bharatpur Trust will donate Kesighat Temple will sell surrounding rooms and garden we must offer price wire immediately.
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1972-09-02Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — September 2, 1972

Letter to: Brahmananda

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. Thank you very much for your letter from Tanzania dated August 24, 1972, and with great satisfaction I have noted the contents. Yes, the preaching work is giving you new life. My Guru Maharaja Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati used to say
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1972-09-02Lalitanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Lalitananda — September 2, 1972

Letter to: Lalitananda

Kenmore, New York

My dear Lalitananda,

Please accept my blessings. Thank you very much for your letter dated August 26, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully, along with your check for $50, which has been duly deposited in my Book Fund. Thank you very much. As for your questions, Lalitananda means one who takes his pleasure from Lalita, who is one of the chief Gopis around Krishna. So you are the servant of one who takes his bliss from Lalita. Yes, if there is a…
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1972-09-02Radha-Damodaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radha-Damodara — September 2, 1972

Letter to: Radha-Damodara

Denver

My dear Radha Damodara,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated August 25, 1972, and I appreciate very much for your kind sentiments. Yes, the Bhagavata Dharma discourses here in New Vrindaban are going on very nicely and daily several hundred devotees and guests are coming to hear, and it is truly a wonderful time.
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1972-09-04Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jadurani — September 4, 1972

Letter to: Jadurani

New York

My dear Jadurani,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated August 31, 1972, and I have noted the contents. I am especially glad to hear that you have distributed 32 Bhagavad-gita As It Is in one day in New York. Now go on in this way and distribute all of our books profusely, as many as possible to all classes of men.
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1972-09-04Patty Dorganplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Patty Dorgan — September 4, 1972

Letter to: Patty Dorgan

Kenmore, New York

My dear Patty Dorgan,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated September 1, 1972, and I have noted the contents with pleasure. I am so pleased to hear that you are living nicely with your parents and carrying on with your Krishna Consciousness activities. That is a good proposal. Never mind there maybe some inconvenience. Krishna always appreciates when his devotee makes some sacrifice on His behalf, so there is no real …
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1972-09-07Madhudvisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madhudvisa — September 7, 1972

Letter to: Madhudvisa

My dear Madhudvisa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters and Vyasa Puja offerings dated August 26, 1972. Your presentation of Vyasa Puja offering stands first. You are eligible for the first prize. Although it is imagination, still it is so nicely descriptive and systematic, that it proves how much you have perfect knowledge in other fields of activities, namely political, social, and economical. Thank you very much. Your ideas are not …
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1972-09-07Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — September 7, 1972

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 31, 1972 from Calcutta, and immediately on receipt of the letter, I have sent you a telegram to the Vrindaban address as advised by you, confirming your proposal for the Hyderabad program from November 17 to December 10. My immediate program is that I shall remain in Vrindaban from October 15 to November 15, and after that it will be possible for me to go to Hyderabad. Yo…
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1974-07-20Caruhasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Caruhasa — July 20, 1974

Letter to: Caruhasa

Los Angeles

My dear Caruhasa das;

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter undated and also seen the picture book. You should know it that Krsna is not a plaything. These things should strictly not be done.* If you do this, then Krsna will become a fairy tale. Please drop this matter.
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1974-07-20Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Giriraja — July 20, 1974

Letter to: Giriraja

Bombay

My dear Giriraja das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 11, 1974 the copy of which was forwarded to me here at our New Vrindaban. I am very pleased to know that things are going on according to routine. This morning we held a meeting of GBC members, and I have sent a telegram addressed to Karandhara as follows:
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1974-07-20Madhavanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madhavananda — July 20, 1974

Letter to: Madhavananda

Bhaktivedanta Manor

My dear Madhavananda das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter hand delivered by Brahmananda Swami. I have written to Saurabha Prabhu to send you the same pattern plans for your temple construction. You should build in the same pattern, not different. More when we meet soon.
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1974-07-20Ramesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramesvara — July 20, 1974

Letter to: Ramesvara

Los Angeles

My dear Ramesvara das:

Please accept my blessings. I have just received one letter from Dr. O.B.L. Kapoor of Vrindaban and would like to know if you have sent that letter to him regarding the book publishing. You can add to that letter that Dr. Svarupa Damodara M.S. PhD. U.S.A. has written recently one book
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1974-07-20Sahadevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sahadeva — July 20, 1974

Letter to: Sahadeva

Houston

My dear Sahadeva das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 10, 1974 and have noted the contents. I have also seen the photos. Regarding the Life Members, you cannot impose rules on the guests. They can remain two or three days as guests, so there should be no difficulty.
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1974-07-20Satyabhama, Paramanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satyabhama, Paramananda — July 20, 1974

Letter to: Satyabhama, Paramananda

New Vrindaban

My dear Satyabhama and Paramananda:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter undated and have noted the contents carefully. If Kirtanananda Maharaja speaks what I speak, then he can be taken a siksa guru.
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1974-07-20Suchitraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Suchitra — July 20, 1974

Letter to: Suchitra

New Vrindaban

My dear Suchitra devi dasi:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your very nice letter and I thank you very much for your kind sentiments. I understand that you are the mother of the little boy Purnima das. He is very nice boy. He is Vaisnava. So you are very fortunate to have such a son. You can take it that Krsna has given you this son. So you must take care of him nicely and raise him in Krishna consciousness. All these boys must be …
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