Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1970-12-17Jayapatakaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayapataka — December 17, 1970

Letter to: Jayapataka

Calcutta

My dear Jayapataka Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to Madhudvisa Maharaja, Sagar Maharaja and Acyutananda Maharaja as well as all the other Prabhus there. I am in due receipt of your several letters and telegram dated November 28th, December 4th, 5th, and 9th, & 13rd, 1970, and have gone over the contents. I have just arrived in Surat from Indore and I have received all of your letters here brought from Bombay. We arrived on the morning o…
Surat
1970-12-18Bhagavanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavan — December 18, 1970

Letter to: Bhagavan

Detroit

My dear Bhagavan das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters November 30th and December 3d, and have noted the contents. I have not received the two sets of slides mentioned in your letter.
Surat
1970-12-18Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — December 18, 1970

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your two telegrams and letter dated December 6th, 7th and 6th, 1970, respectively. I have just come to Surat from Indore as we are travelling often now and I have just received your letters addressed to Bombay from where my mail is regularly forwarded.
Surat
1970-12-18Krsna dasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna dasa — December 18, 1970

Letter to: Krsna dasa

Hamburg

My dear Krsna das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 1st December, 1970 and I thank you very much for your kind sentiments for me. Actually I cannot claim any credit for myself, but I say if any credit is due, it is due to the fact that I have not deviated from the original instructions. Whatever I have learned from my spiritual master I have presented before you and similarly whatever success you are having only it is …
Surat
1970-12-19Advaitaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Advaita — December 19, 1970

Letter to: Advaita

Boston

My dear Advaita,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife, Balai Dasi, and your daughter, Nandini devi. I am in due receipt of your letter dated December 4th, 1970, although I did not receive any letter from you addressed to Calcutta. I am travelling extensively now throughout the country of India, so sometimes my mail does not reach me promptly or there is some chance of its being missed.
Surat
1970-12-19Mr. DDDplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mr. DDD — December 19, 1970

Letter to: Mr. DDD

My dear Mr. D.D.D.

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter undated as well as the enclosed booklet, and I thank you very much for these.

I have read your version of the Bhagavad-gita, first chapter and it is very interesting to read how the armies were present on the battlefield of Kuruksetra and how Lord Krishna became the charioteer of His friend and devotee, Arjuna. Also I have read your excerpt from Teachings of Lord Caitanya and it was v…
Surat
1970-12-19Nara-narayana, Dinadayadriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nara-narayana, Dinadayadri — December 19, 1970

Letter to: Nara-narayana, Dinadayadri

New Vrindaban

My dear Nara Narayana and Dinadayadri,

Please accept my blessings, I am in due receipt of your letters dated 1st November and 26th October respectively and have noted the contents carefully.
Surat
1970-12-19Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — December 19, 1970

Letter to: Satsvarupa

Boston

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated November 30th, December 3rd and 8th, 1970, along with a correspondence with one E. Michael Kelly. I have read your reply to Mr. Kelly and I find it very nice. Such important persons shou be carefully instructed so they may aid us in spreading Krsna consciousness.
Surat
1970-12-19Sridamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sridama — December 19, 1970

Letter to: Sridama

Miami

My dear Sridama,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 6th December, 1970 and I have noted the contents carefully.

Now you and your good wife Manmohini are in Miami after having left Providence and that is very nice. Miami is a very good place to establish a firm center and if you can organize this center nicely, it will be a great credit to you. Just continue with your sincere efforts and Krishna will give you all assistance.
Surat
1970-12-20Jayapatakaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayapataka — December 20, 1970

Letter to: Jayapataka

My dear Jayapataka Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated the 16th instant addressed to me and Tamala Krsna as along with a Bengali letter from Sagar Maharaja. This morning I have received also your telegram and I have replied as follows;
Surat
1970-12-28Jayapatakaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayapataka — December 28, 1970

Letter to: Jayapataka

Calcutta

My dear Jayapataka Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I hope everything is going on with good prospect in Calcutta. I have decided to come there for the meeting with Mrs. Birla at the Birla Academy on the 6th January, 1971.
Surat
1970-12-28Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — December 28, 1970

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated December 23rd, 1970, Along with a press letter. I am very glad that Advaita has come back to his position, but I am very much concerned that there is a Mayavadi Sannyasi among yourselves. According to Caitanya Mahaprabhu, anything spoken by the Mayavadis is very, very dangerous. If the Sannyasi who has come to our shelter becomes clean shaved and keeps a sikha with beads on his neck a…
Surat
1970-12-28Tulsiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tulsi — December 28, 1970

Letter to: Tulsi

San Diego

My dear Tulsi Das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 26th November, 1970 and have noted the contents carefully. I was not able to reply sooner, but have been travelling and so much of my mail has been neglected.
Surat
1970-12-28Vamanadevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vamanadeva — December 28, 1970

Letter to: Vamanadeva

St. Louis

My dear Vamanadeva,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your kind letter dated December 11th, 1970, and have noted the contents with great satisfaction. I am very much willing to see your center at St. Louis, but for the time being the installation ceremony of Radha Krsna may be postponed until my further advice.
Surat
1970-12-29Hladiniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hladini — December 29, 1970

Letter to: Hladini

Chicago

My dear Hladini devi,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your very nice letter dated 28th November. I am glad to learn that the Deities are being cared for there in Chicago so nicely by your good self. I personally gave instruction to Silavati how to care for the Deities properly when I was in Los Angeles and you were trained up by her. So I am confident that everything is going on nicely.
Surat
1970-12-29Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — December 29, 1970

Letter to: Jagadisa

Toronto

My dear Jagadisa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 26th, 1970. In the meantime I have received one other letter from you and I have replied the same just the other day.
Surat
1970-12-30Sudamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama — December 30, 1970

Letter to: Sudama

Tokyo

My dear Sudama,

Please accept my blessings, and offer the same to your good wife Cintamani devi Dasi. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 15th December, 1970---as well as the telegram sent on the 16th December. So far as the 10 copies of Japanese BTG sent by you is concerned, they were received by me some time ago and acknowledged in my letter to you dated 5th December, 1970. This letter was sent to your old address, so perhaps you have received it by now…
Surat
1970-12-30Syamasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Syamasundara — December 30, 1970

Letter to: Syamasundara

My dear Syamasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 26th December, 1970.

You write to say that on last Monday morning you were to see Mr. G. R. Jolly, but you talked with Hansadutta by trunk call this morning and you did not mention anything about your meeting with Mr. Jolly. If Jolly accepts our terms of Rs. 50,000 down immediately and the balance to be paid by Rs. 2,000 every month as I have advised you previously, then…
Surat
1970-12-30Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — December 30, 1970

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Calcutta

My dear Tamala Krsna,

Please accept my blessings. I hope everything is going on with you all well in Calcutta, I was expecting your letter at any moment, but I have not received any word from you since you went there. This morning I have sent you one telegram requesting you to send me a complete report immediately.
Surat
1970-12-30Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — December 30, 1970

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

TAMAL KRISHNA,

NO LETTER FROM YOU VERY MUCH ANXIOUS FOR BOOKS WIRE ACTUAL SITUATION

BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
Surat
1970-12-31Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — December 31, 1970

Letter to: Mukunda

London

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of the photos of Regents Park area as well as your telegram dated 19th December, 1970. The idea of having our temple in Regents Park was with the understanding that the government would give us a suitable plot to build on. We cannot purchase land in Regents Park, that is not possible. So unless the government agrees to give us the needed land, it is better to pass the idea for the time being.
Surat
1970-12-31Murariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Murari — December 31, 1970

Letter to: Murari

London

My dear Murari,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your three letters undated and received by me on the 9th, 11th, and 29th of December, 1970, respectively, as well as the two bank transfer copies enclosed in the latest letter.
Surat
1971-01-01Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — January 1, 1971

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 18th, 1970, redirected to me here in Surat we have had a very successful preaching program during the last two weeks. Also in hand I have your letter dated 26th November, 1970, which is also acknowledged.
Surat
1971-01-01Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — January 1, 1971

Letter to: Karandhara

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and thus feeling enlivened. Just see that the standard of purity is strictly maintained and the standard of enthusiasm for spreading Lord Caitanya’s Movement is increased.
Surat
1971-01-01Sudamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama — January 1, 1971

Letter to: Sudama

Tokyo

My dear Sudama,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 22nd, 1970, and I am sorry to learn that although you are so sober you have been disturbed by your married life.
Surat
1971-01-02Bank of Barodaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bank of Baroda — January 2, 1971

Letter to: Bank of Baroda

Agent

Bank of Baroda

Reclamation Branch

Post Box No. 11037

Bombay-1

Dear Sir:

Re: My Savings Bank Account Number 4966 with you.

With reference to your letter No. FGN:15/1581, dated December 15th, 1970, I beg to reply your inquiries as follows:
Surat
1971-01-02Randas Agrawalplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Randas Agrawal — January 2, 1971

Letter to: Randas Agrawal

Sriman Randas Agrawal

Dewas Kothi

Sanyogitaganj

Indore, (M.P.)

My dear Randas Agrawalji,

Please accept my greetings. Since I’ve come to Surat I’ve not heard from you. I hope everything is going well with you.
Surat
1971-01-02Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — January 2, 1971

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Calcutta

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 29th, December, 1970, and noted the contents.

In the meantime, our program in Surat is going on very well. I have just finalized the arrangements for my coming to Calcutta and you may revise the information sent in my previous letter dated December 30th, as follows:
Surat
 
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