Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1962-06-01Sri Puriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sri Puri — June 1, 1962

Letter to: Sri Puri

Dear Sri Puri,

Yesterday evening I have come to Vrindaban for a flying visit and shall return to Delhi on Monday 4/6/62 to attend the Jayal meeting on Tuesday 5/6/62 morning. I am glad to see that my Thursday lectures have brought some changes in the mind of the young offenders. If the lectures are continued I am sure to turn these offenders into saintly characters. The means which I have adopted is spiritual and it works quickly than any material means. If you give me chan…
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1963-07-09Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, President of Indiaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, President of India — July 9, 1963

Letter to: Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, President of India

His Excellency

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan,

President of India

Rastrapati Bhawan

New Delhi.

Respected Dr. Radhakrishnan,

Please accept my greetings. It is understood that you have come back from your American & European Tour on the mission of philosophy and religion.
Vrindaban
1964-05-23Mathura Prasadplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mathura Prasad — May 23, 1964

Letter to: Mathura Prasad

My dear Mathura Prasad ji,

I beg to thank you for your kind cooperation in the matter of Bhagavatam Mission. I shall try to see the Hathras gentleman of whom you have given me the name and the address. Kindly send me some more addresses of gentlemen so that I shall send them the books and other necessary papers to convince them about the importance of the work I have undertaken. After seeing the Hathras gentleman I shall go Delhi and from there I shall send you some s…
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1967-07-29Messrs Atmaram and Sonsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Messrs Atmaram and Sons — July 29, 1967

Letter to: Messrs Atmaram and Sons

Messrs Atmaram and Sons

English Department

Kashmiri Gate

Delhi 6.

Att: Sri Ishkumar

Dear Sir:

I beg to inform you that I have come back from the U.S.A. in an unwell condition; therefore I cannot come to see you personally at the present time. But I request you to send me a statement of account at my Vrindaban address listed above.
Vrindaban
1967-08-00Satsvarupa, Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa, Hansadutta — August, 1967

Letter to: Satsvarupa, Hansadutta

To: Sriman Satsvarupa Brahmacari

Sriman Hansadutta Adhikari

Boston, Mass.

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...but that we all dedicate our lives or our consciousness (no matter in what capacity) to Lord Krsna. If things can be worked out nicely within the temple, that
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1967-08-02Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — August 2, 1967

Letter to: Brahmananda

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. In continuation of yesterday’s letter signed by Kirtanananda, I may further inform you that the MacMillan contract is very important. I have already confirmed the terms, and you are herewith authorized to sign on my behalf. If the contract is bona fide, then there is no need of printing the books at my responsibility either in Japan or in India. I shall be satisfied with the commission and shall only be glad to see that th…
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1967-08-02Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — August 2, 1967

Letter to: Mukunda

San Francisco

My dear Mukunda,

I have not heard anything from you since I have come back to India.

Vinod Kumar who was supposed to reach U.S.A. on visitor’s Visa is not granted the same. Please see if it is possible for him to get Immigration Visa. The forms are sent herewith please do the needful & let me know the result. I am awaiting to hear from you at an early date. Improving gradually. My Blessings for all & Janaki.
Vrindaban
1967-08-02Studentsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Students — August 2, 1967

Letter to: Students

My dear Students,

Please accept my blessings. I am always thinking of you, and I am feeling separation. I wish to return at the earliest opportunity. I cannot stop my western world activities and I have taken leave from you for only six months; and it may be that on or before I will come to you again. So continue your activities with great vigor. I shall always pray to Krishna for your steady advance, but try to follow the principles which are necessary to strengthen onesel…
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1967-08-03Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — August 3, 1967

Letter to: Mukunda

My dear Mukunda,

Yesterday I have sent you a personal note on the request of Vinod Kumar. If immigration Visa’s burdensome for the Society, then don’t take the risk. I think to get immigration Visa is very difficult and therefore you may not unnecessarily involve the society in it.
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1967-08-03Murariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Murari — August 3, 1967

Letter to: Murari

My dear Murari Das,

I am so glad to see your letter dated 7-19-67. Both Kirtanananda and myself reached safely on 14 July at Midnight, after undergoing customs etc., we took shelter at our temple in Delhi at about 3:00 a.m. Still we could not sleep all night. Due to that, I became indisposed and was obliged to stay there for three or four extra days. I have now come to Vrindaban on the 31st., and am staying at the Radha Damodara Temple. You have inquired about the import of M…
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1967-08-04Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — August 4, 1967

Letter to: Brahmananda

New York

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 8/3/67. Don’t be afraid of my being attacked by maya. When there is fight between two belligerent parties, it is always expected that there will sometimes be reverses. Your country and the western world is mostly under the grip of Maya and the modes of nature in passion and ignorance, and my declaration of war against the maya is certainly a great battle. Maya saw me very …
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1967-08-09Janardana, Pradyumna, Sivanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Janardana, Pradyumna, Sivananda — August 9, 1967

Letter to: Janardana, Pradyumna, Sivananda

My dear Janardana, Pradyumna, and Sivananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to inform you that we have safely reached India on the 25th July at midnight due to a sixteen hour delay in London. But I am glad to inform you that there was no bodily discomfort while traveling. Kirtanananda and I stayed for a few days in Delhi and then came to Vrindaban on the first. I am undergoing the treatment of an ayurvedic physician celebrated to be the be…
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1967-08-15Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — August 15, 1967

Letter to: Brahmananda

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. In your last letter you asked how to celebrate Krishna’s and Radha’s birthday. As last year, on K’s with fasting up to midnight, and R
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1967-08-15Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — August 15, 1967

Letter to: Hansadutta

My dear Hansadutta,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 8/9/67, and I have noted the contents carefully, and I can see that you are a little disturbed in mind. Don
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1967-08-22Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — August 22, 1967

Letter to: Brahmananda

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 8/15/67, as well as the one to Kirtanananda. It is very good news for me that you are going to have $5300 very soon, and I thank you very much for offering the entire amount to me. I think the whole amount should be utilized for further publication of my books. I am very much anxious to know if any arrangement has been made with MacMillan. If not, then either we have to pri…
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1967-08-22Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jadurani — August 22, 1967

Letter to: Jadurani

My dear Jadurani,

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter along with Brahmananda’s. Yes I am definitely improving, and I expect to return soon. In the meantime it has been decided by me to transform Kirtanananda into a Swami, and he may then go back to Montreal for improving the center, and for opening more centers in that country. He has no complaint now for his health, and I hope, by Krishna
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1967-08-22Rayaramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rayarama — August 22, 1967

Letter to: Rayarama

My dear Rayarama,

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter of 8/17/67, and have noted the contents. Krishna’s Janmastami ceremony may be celebrated in the same way as last year. I understand that Acyutananda is coming here on Janmastami Day, but I have received no word from him. Anyway, if he comes it will be a great joy for us. You will see in the letter to Brahmananda that any student who comes here for studying further in K.C. will have no difficul…
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1967-08-24Gurudasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurudasa — August 24, 1967

Letter to: Gurudasa

Dear Gurudasa,

Please accept by blessings. I am so much pleased to receive your letter of 8/16/67, and it has given me much encouragement for your being advanced in K.C. Sincere souls who are engaged in the service of Lord Krishna are benedicted by the Lord by revelation. Sri Krishna, His Name, Form, Entourage, Paraphernalia and Pastimes are not material; they are purely spiritual. Therefore, in the beginning they are not appreciated by our materially conditioned senses, bu…
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1967-08-24Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I have your note regarding the initiation of Mr. Prasad. I’m sending per separate post (airmail) the beads and bag. I have received $1 in this regard; but I think I asked to send $5. $1 does not cover the cost of post etc. His name will be Birchandra Das.
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1967-08-25Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — August 25, 1967

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters of the 15 and 16th inst., as well as the Janmastami day circular. I am so much pleased that everything is going on so nicely in Montreal, and that you are ever more actively engaged for Krishna, even in the absence of myself and Kirtanananda, It is a great credit to you, and I thank you for it. You should know that it is all due to your sincerity of heart; when we are sincere, Krishna will a…
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1967-08-27Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — August 27, 1967

Letter to: Brahmananda

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. Your nice letter of 8/18 in hand; your nice philosophy that Krishna takes and Krishna gives, is very nice. This means Krishna is not impersonal. He is the Supreme Person and fully reciprocates. The impersonalist cannot reciprocate. Krishna does not take anything from them, neither does He give them anything. The Impersonal, therefore, simply enjoys the troubles of speculation. I have received news from Sante Fe that they h…
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1967-08-27Jananivasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jananivasa — August 27, 1967

Letter to: Jananivasa

My dear Jananivasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to receive your letter of 8/20, and glad to hear that everything is going so nicely at our newest center. It all sounds very beautiful, and I am very anxious to come to you personally. Perhaps in October I shall go directly from here to San Francisco, and then to Santa Fe, before going to N.Y. About your question: The Spirit Soul is certainly eternal and changeless; and the fall is superficial, just like the r…
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1967-08-27Mrinalineplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mrinaline — August 27, 1967

Letter to: Mrinaline

My dear Mrinaline,

Please accept my blessings. I have your letter of 8/22, and thank you very much for it. I am so glad that you have returned to Krishna. Krishna is kind that He does not let us go, anyone who sincerely takes to Him. And therefore you do not wish to leave Him anymore. This decision will lead you to your eternal life of bliss and knowledge. Certainly in your past life you must have had been a devotee of the Lord, otherwise you wouldn
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1967-08-27Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — August 27, 1967

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala das,

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter dated 8/15, and pleased to read the contents. By Krishna’s Grace you have gotten a nice old castle, and converted into a K.C. temple. I am also pleased to learn that people are taking an interest in the temple, and that you are getting some publicity started. K.C. is so that it will bring more and more, If you but go on chanting with heart and soul. It is Lord Caitanya
Vrindaban
1967-08-29Hayagrivaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hayagriva — August 29, 1967

Letter to: Hayagriva

My dear Hayagriva,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to receive your first letter to me in India. So far Gita is concerned, please get it completed as soon as possible; it must be published now, either by a publisher or by ourselves. There is a bag in my apartment in which all the old mss. are there, and besides that there is in my closet (the key is with Brahmananda) a cloth bundle in which you will find carbon copies; and I think also there are some carbon copie…
Vrindaban
1967-08-29Satsvarupa and Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa and Hansadutta

To: Sriman Satsvarupa Bramachari

Sriman Hansaduta Adikary

103 E. Brookline Street

Boston, Mass. 02118

U.S.A.

[My dear Satsvarupa] (opening cut off)

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your first letter to me in India, and also to receive your contribution of $10. You are always
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1967-09-05Umapatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Umapati — September 5, 1967

Letter to: Umapati

My dear Umapati,

I am so glad to receive your letter dated 28 August, through Acyutananda. You will be glad to know that he has safely arrived here via Delhi. He is a very intelligent boy, and has safely come without any difficulty.
Vrindaban
1967-09-06B. K. Nehruplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: B. K. Nehru

Dear Shri Nehru:

Please accept my greetings. After my arrival in India I advised my disciple Sriman Brahmananda Brahmachary (Mr. Bruce Scharf) to present my books to you personally. I hope by this time you have received my edition of Srimad Bhagwatam and hope that you will enjoy them.
Delhi, Vrindaban
1967-09-09B. S. Sharmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: B. S. Sharma

Dear Brij Suderji,

Thank you very much for your letter No. D.O.367 P.A./RM/67 D/4/9/67 and have noted the contents carefully. I thank you once more for your kind appreciation of my great mission following the footprints of Lord Chaitanya the great Apostle of world peace and love of Krishna. Lord Chaitanya wanted to preach Krishna Consciousness all over the world and He entrusted the execution of the great movement to all persons who have taken birth as man in the land o…
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1967-09-09Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jadurani — September 9, 1967

Letter to: Jadurani

My dear Jadurani,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter of 8/24 contains some important questions. The six goswamis are not all eternal associates of Krishna. Only Rupa and Raghunath Goswami are eternal associates. You know there are two kinds of living entities: nityamukta or eternal associates of the Lord, and nityabaddha or eternally conditioned. This material manifestation is a chance for the eternally conditioned entities to go Back to Godhead; but when they go back …
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1967-09-09Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — September 9, 1967

Letter to: Rupanuga

New York

My dear Rupanuga,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters. You have a problem before you in respect to living separate from your wife. If your wife keeps herself peaceful living separately from you, I think you can arrange for the time being like that, but in my opinion, this business of separation may not be developed into a case of divorce. So far Eric is concerned, he is developing K.C. from very childhood, and it is a great opportunity …
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1971-11-27Abhiramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Abhirama — November 27, 1971

Letter to: Abhirama

My dear Abhirama das,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of November 19, 1971, along with sailboat plans, and I have noted the contents carefully. The plans are very nice, and I want that such a
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1971-11-27Kirtirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtiraja — November 27, 1971

Letter to: Kirtiraja

My dear Kirtiraja das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of you letter of November 14, 1971, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am very pleased that you have taken over responsibility for our ISKCON books mail-order department. I consider it one of the most important posts in our Society, so you must be very diligent to perform very nicely this immense work. I especially want that my books and literatures should be distributed profusely, but so far I …
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1971-11-27Lalita Kumar, Jambavatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Lalita Kumar, Jambavati — November 27, 1971

Letter to: Lalita Kumar, Jambavati

My dear Lalita Kumar and Jambavati dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated, and I have noted the contents carefully. You may name your daughter Mitra dasi, I have no objection. You may call your children as you like, but you should always inform my secretary to make sure the name is entered on our list to avoid repetition. Later, the children may be given another name upon initiation, as it is seen fit. You ask if children…
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1971-11-30Bahulasvaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bahulasva — November 30, 1971

Letter to: Bahulasva

My dear Bahulasva,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of November 15, 1971, and I am very much pleased that our Chicago center is doing very nicely under your supervision. You may request the Prof. E. Dimac and Prof. Van Buitenin to review and write a forward for our
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1971-11-30Krsna dasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna dasa — November 30, 1971

Letter to: Krsna dasa

My dear Krishna das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated, wherein you inform me that you will be arriving soon in Hamburg. I am very pleased that you are determined to rectify whatever may have been done in the past, in order to push on in Krishna Consciousness to a very bright future. Never mind the past. Now you appear very enthusiastic to work in Europe, and that spirit of working in this way is very encouraging. So now you organize e…
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1971-11-30Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — November 30, 1971

Letter to: Rupanuga

My dear Rupanuga,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of November 10, 1971, and have noted the contents carefully. I am currently in Vrindaban with a party of 40 devotees, and we are having daily
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1972-03-12Billy Reyburneplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Billy Reyburne — March 12, 1972

Letter to: Billy Reyburne

[To Billy Reyburne]

Regarding your question about writing songs about Krishna, this is not very important thing. You can write, but one cannot take it very seriously. If any Vaisnava is writing song about Krishna, that should be from one who himself has realized Krishna, just like our great saints and acaryas like Madhvacarya, Ramanujacarya, Rupa Gosvami, six Gosvamis, Bilvamangala, Bhaktivinode Thakura, like that. They are self-realized souls, therefore if they write…
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1972-03-12Manager of Punjab National Bankplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Manager of Punjab National Bank — March 12, 1972

Letter to: Manager of Punjab National Bank

The Manager

Punjab National Bank

Brabourne Road

Calcutta-1

Dear sir,

re. My Account no. __ S.F.

Kindly advise your Vrindaban Branch to pay Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two-hundred only) every month until further notice, to Sri Madan Mohan Goswami, Sevait, Sri Sri Radha Damodara Temple, Sevakunj, Vrindaban, District Mathura, U.P., and charge the same to my above account.
Vrindaban
1972-03-14Manager of Punjab National Bankplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Manager of Punjab National Bank — March 14, 1972

Letter to: Manager of Punjab National Bank

To:

The Manager

The Punjab National Bank, Ltd.

Vrindaban, U.P.

Dear sir,

The following is a copy of resolution passed by the Governing Body of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, at a meeting of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness held on 14/3/1972, during which the following resolution was passed:
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1972-10-17Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — October 17, 1972

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Bombay

My dear Tamala Krsna,

Please accept my blessings. I have duly received two express delivery letters jointly signed by you. Fortunately, yesterday evening the chief minister of Assam, Sriman Mahendra Mohan, came to see me and I have requested him to write a letter to Mr. Naik, the chief minister of Maharastra. He has promised to write a letter immediately to Mr. Naik. I hope this will be advantageous for your purpose. Mr. Mahendra Mohan has promised to send me a …
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1972-10-19Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Bhavananda, Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Bhavananda, Giriraja — October 19, 1972

Letter to: Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Bhavananda, Giriraja

Bombay

My dear Karandhara, Tamala Krishna, Bhavananda and Giriraja,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of October 18, 1972, jointly signed by all of you and delivered to me by Syamasundara. If the Charity Commissioner refuses us the permission then there is no point continuing, and in that case we shall try to get the two lakhs we have paid back and go away. But it appears the Charity Commissioner permission…
Vrindaban
1972-10-20Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — October 20, 1972

Letter to: Karandhara

Bombay

[To Karandhara]

REMAIN BOMBAY FINISH NAIR BUSINESS IF SETTLED PEACEFULLY IMMEDIATELY BALANCE SOON IF NO POSSIBILITY OF SETTLEMENT GO TO COURT LETTER FOLLOWS---BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
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1972-10-20Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Bhavananda, Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Bhavananda, Giriraja — October 20, 1972

Letter to: Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Bhavananda, Giriraja

My dear Karandhara, Tamala Krishna, Bhavananda and Giriraja,

Please accept my blessings. Further to my letter of yesterday, I have thought the matter over thoroughly, and without any doubt our position in the matter is very strong. Nair is bluffing. One of my godbrothers who is expert in these things has advised me, and I also know it from experience, that once the agreement of sale is signed that is final, and it will not be very easy,…
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1972-10-22Jayapatakaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayapataka — October 22, 1972

Letter to: Jayapataka

Mayapur

My dear Jayapataka,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated October 17, 1972, and the pleasure of my again spending some days in Vrindaban is only exceeded by the pleasure of hearing from you the good news of our activities in Mayapur. I am very much encouraged to note the many signs of progress in the building work and other things. You are the best man for this task of being responsible for our world headquarters at Mayapur, thank y…
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1972-10-23Narottamanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Narottamananda — October 23, 1972

Letter to: Narottamananda

Bloomington, Indiana

My dear Narottamananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 9, 1972, and I have noted with great pleasure that you are opening a new centre in Bloomington, Indiana. You are fixing up your new place very nicely, that will attract men to come there. But always remember that our first business is preaching and distributing literatures, never mind we have to live under a tree. But because the people o…
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1972-10-23Purnaprajna, Madhavanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Purnaprajna, Madhavananda — October 23, 1972

Letter to: Purnaprajna, Madhavananda

My dear Purnaprajna and Madhavananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 25, 1972, only just now forwarded by our Los Angeles center. Do not worry, I have asked Bhavananda to return to Calcutta, and he should be returning there soon. If there is any slip in enthusiasm, then how things will go on? I have seen in Bombay everything is deteriorating, simply because this enthusiasm is lacking. Enthusiasm and p…
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1972-10-23Saucaryaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Saucarya — October 23, 1972

Letter to: Saucarya

My dear Soucharya devi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 8, 1972 and I have noted the contents carefully. You are feeling some discomfort in your life in Krishna Consciousness, but I can assure you that this is only temporary condition of little importance, because main thing is that somehow or other you have got a little attraction for Krishna and you have become His devotee and this is the highest platform of developmen…
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1972-10-24Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Giriraja, Bhavanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Giriraja, Bhavananda — October 24, 1972

Letter to: Karandhara, Tamala Krsna, Giriraja, Bhavananda

My dear Karandhara, Tamala Krishna, Giriraja, and Bhavananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am just now in receipt of your letter dated October 20, 1972, and Visakha dasi has just arrived and has told that you have not received any letter from me, and that you have sent several telegrams and letters. I have not received all of them I think. I received one express letter from the four of you dated Oct. 16th on Oct. 20th, four days from p…
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1972-10-24Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — October 24, 1972

Letter to: Rupanuga

New York

My dear Rupanuga,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated nil, and with great pleasure I have read also the enclosed brochure “Who Will lead Us?
Vrindaban
1972-10-25Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — October 25, 1972

Letter to: Karandhara

Bombay

[To Karandhara]

---IF TITLE CLEAR SETTLEMENT ACCEPTED LETTER FOLLOWS---BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
Vrindaban
1972-10-26Cyavanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Cyavana — October 26, 1972

Letter to: Cyavana

Nairobi

My dear Cyavana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated October 16 and 9, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. Brahmananda is collecting many life-members in Zambia, and if there is financial crisis there in Nairobi, why not he should send you the money he is collecting? He is not going to open centres there, there are not enough men to manage, so I think he can send you that money. But try to persuade Shah and Damji…
Vrindaban
1972-10-26Dinatarini dasiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dinatarini dasi — October 26, 1972

Letter to: Dinatarini dasi

My dear Dinatarini dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 11, 1972, and I have appreciated very much your kind sentiments. Yes, I am very pleased to see how our children in Dallas school are making such nice advancement in Krishna Consciousness happy life. Small children are just like animals and they have to be t rained how to obey, otherwise they will be simply spoiled. But the art is how to apply authority and d…
Vrindaban
1972-10-27Aksayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Aksayananda — October 27, 1972

Letter to: Aksayananda

Amsterdam

My dear Aksayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 13, 1972, and I have very much appreciated also the copy of latest BTG in Dutch language, and I have shown it to some of my Godbrothers and other visitors here. I am happy to hear all of the programs there in Amsterdam temple are going on nicely, and I think you are the best man to give all of the younger students good advice and guidance how to make adva…
Vrindaban
1972-10-27Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — October 27, 1972

Letter to: Kirtanananda

New Vrindaban

My dear Kirtanananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 19, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. Now we are in Radha-Damodara Temple staying, and the programme of speaking morning and evening in the courtyard is going on very nicely. It is the same peaceful atmosphere as your New Vrindaban, and just as in New Vrindaban everyone present is devotee. Actually, everywhere wherever Krishna is being …
Vrindaban
1972-11-01Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Giriraja — November 1, 1972

Letter to: Giriraja

My dear Giriraja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 22, 1972, regarding the supply of deity for Chicago centre. I am told that the Bharatapur deity is more than 200 years old and is made of solid silver, and therefore it will be very difficult to get government permission to export it from India. It will be too much trouble, so if nice deities can be gotten from Jaipur as we have done before, that is better.
Vrindaban
1972-11-01Madhudvisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madhudvisa — November 1, 1972

Letter to: Madhudvisa

My dear Madhudvisa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 27, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. I am very glad to hear all the good news, and I am very much inclined to accept your invitation to come to Australasia zone as per your request. We shall be engaged in Calcutta up to January 20th, so after that date I may fly there from Calcutta, and I may remain in Australia and other places up to March 1st, 1972. Th…
Vrindaban
1972-11-01Niranjanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Niranjana — November 1, 1972

Letter to: Niranjana

Saugor, India

My dear Niranjana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 16, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. You say that Saugar is a nice place and people are very much eager to see me there, therefore I shall be glad to go there. So you can set up the programme in consultation with Tamala Krishna Goswami, who is presently in Bombay centre. He is making up our Indian programme. I shall be remaining here in Vrin…
Vrindaban
1972-11-02Bali-mardanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bali-mardana — November 2, 1972

Letter to: Bali-mardana

New York

My dear Bali-mardana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 20, 1972, and I have appreciated very much the enclosed booklet,
Vrindaban
1972-11-02Bhutatma, Kesavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhutatma, Kesava — November 2, 1972

Letter to: Bhutatma, Kesava

San Francisco

My dear Bhutatma and Kesava,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 3, 1972, and enclosed please find the copy of letter to the new initiates. Their beads are sent under separate post. You may hold fire yagna and give gayatri mantra to Lokanatha, and Gostavihari. Teach them to count on the finger divisions, and play the tape of me reciting gayatri mantra into their right ear. The yagna should be held in t…
Vrindaban
1972-11-02Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — November 2, 1972

Letter to: Mukunda

Kelso, Washington

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 8, 1972, and thank you for your kind sentiments. Yes, I always think of you too. You are one of my first disciples, along with your wife, Janaki, so I am always praying to Krishna to give you His all blessings for bringing you back to Home, back to Godhead. Wherever you may be, it doesn
Vrindaban
1972-11-03Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — November 3, 1972

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. We have now decided to take legal proceedings against Nair because we have received one telegram from Tamala Krishna as follows:
Vrindaban
1972-11-03Sivanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sivananda — November 3, 1972

Letter to: Sivananda

Berlin

My dear Sivananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 20, 1972, from Berlin, and I have noted the contents with care. I am very glad to hear from you that Berlin centre is progressing nicely under your expert supervision. You are one of my older disciples and I think you were the first devotee in European continent, so now you have got good experience how to do the things well, and I see that you are sincerely appl…
Vrindaban
1972-11-03Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — November 3, 1972

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Bombay

My dear Tamala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your express delivery letter, and I am glad that you have chosen the right course of action to sue Nair and finish the business once and for all. We are prepared to take back the money and cancel the whole thing. Why doesn
Vrindaban
1972-11-05Bhagavanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavan — November 5, 1972

Letter to: Bhagavan

Paris

My dear Bhagavan,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 11, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great pleasure. I am very glad to see the things are going on well in France and other places, and that you are there in Europe is a great relief for me. Now I am sure there will be some solid work in Mediterranean zone and the preaching work will be expanded nicely.
Vrindaban
1972-11-05Hrdayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hrdayananda — November 5, 1972

Letter to: Hrdayananda

St. Louis

My dear Hrdayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 4, 1972, which I have only just now received, due to travelling these past weeks. Yes, your plan for travelling and preaching was very much approved by me, but now I understand from Satsvarupa that he has gone to Dallas to manage things there because Stoka Krishna has left to Los Angeles. Are you travelling now alone, or what shall be your programme now? …
Vrindaban
1972-11-05Puri Maharajjiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Puri Maharajji — November 5, 1972

Letter to: Puri Maharajji

ISKCON Vrindaban

(after Nov. 15th: c/o Hariprasad Badruka,

Ghasiram Building,

Mahbub Ganj,

Hyderabad, A. P., India)

My dear Puri Maharajji,

Please accept my blessings. Thank you for your letter dated October 26, 1972, which has reached me here at Vrindaban. Yes, the programme is going on very nicely, and all the devotees are enlivened by our discourses daily in morning and evening in the Samadhi courtyard at Radha-Damodar temple. I can understand that due to so m…
Vrindaban
1972-11-05Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — November 5, 1972

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 24, 1972, and I have noted that you have returned to Gurukula to take over the managing because Stoka Krsna has left to go to Los Angeles at his whim. This is not good, this unsteady position. I have never been in favor of this practice of many times changing the responsible officers, three times in one week changing presidents, this will ruin the whole thing. From no…
Vrindaban
1972-11-05Sudamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama — November 5, 1972

Letter to: Sudama

New York

My dear Sudama,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 27, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. So far the Road Show and this Yoga Village are concerned, these things should be stopped. Simply perform our kirtana. If we divert our attention in this way, the whole thing will gradually deteriorate. He is going far away. All these things are nonsense inventions. Such inventing spirit will ruin our this movement. …
Vrindaban
1972-11-07Krsnadasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsnadasa — November 7, 1972

Letter to: Krsnadasa

My dear Krsnadasa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 30, 1972, and I have noted the contents. It appears that you are again constantly disturbed by the same nonsense doubts. These things are not very important, we may not waste our time with these insignificant questions. If we are seeking to find out some fault, maya will give us all facility to find any small thing and make it very big, that is maya. But such questions …
Vrindaban
1972-11-07Mr. Loyplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mr. Loy — November 7, 1972

Letter to: Mr. Loy

[To Mr. Loy]

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 7, 1972, and I can very much understand your concern. After all, she is your beloved daughter, and you have sacrificed everything just to bring her to the point of proper education, training, and so many things are there between you. But what can I say? In your country the girls are independent, and from very young age they are accustomed to mix with young boys, so naturally t…
Vrindaban
1972-11-07Sri Krishna Panditplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sri Krishna Pandit — November 7, 1972

Letter to: Sri Krishna Pandit

Sriman Haribhaktanu das Sri Krishna Pandit,

4092 Kucha Dilvali Singh,

Ajmeri Gate, Delhi-6.

My dear Sri Krishnaji,

Please accept my greetings and blessings of Lord Krishna. I am in due receipt of your letter dated October 29, 1972. I very much regret for the loss of your good wife. I always remember her because she was so kind upon me when I used to visit your house. She was so affectionately feeding me, so I felt very much when I learned that she is no more in…
Vrindaban
1972-11-07Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — November 7, 1972

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Bombay

[To Tamala Krishna]

WE MUST HAVE LAND ACCORDING PURCHASE AGREEMENT LETTER FOLLOWS---BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
Vrindaban
1972-11-07Tamala Krsna, Giriraja, Manusviplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna, Giriraja, Manusvi — November 7, 1972

Letter to: Tamala Krsna, Giriraja, Manusvi

Bombay

My dear Tamala Krishna, Giriraja, and Manusvi,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 4th November, 1972, and in reply I have sent one telegram, as follows:
Vrindaban
1972-11-08Pusta Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pusta Krsna — November 8, 1972

Letter to: Pusta Krsna

Paris

My dear Pusta Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 1, 1972, and I am very much engladdened to hear that you have arrived to Europe and that you have enthusiastically begun your work there, opening one centre in France. Yes, such opening of temples, holding daily street sankirtana, distributing books, preaching in the schools and colleges, this is our standard programme for injecting Krishna Consciousness i…
Vrindaban
1972-11-11Cyavanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Cyavana — November 11, 1972

Letter to: Cyavana

Nairobi

My dear Cyavana,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to receive your letter dated November 3, 1972, that your programme there is improving considerably every week. That is very good news. Yes, I think you have improved the situation there, and you are better manager than Brahmananda. I am especially happy to hear that you are making some local African boys and girls into devotees, that I wanted. Preaching is our real business, not getting big, big buildings a…
Vrindaban
1972-11-11Yadubaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yadubara — November 11, 1972

Letter to: Yadubara

Bombay

My dear Yadubara,

Please accept my blessings. Thank you very much for your letter dated October 30, 1972, and I am very much pleased to hear that things are going nicely in Bombay, so far the printing of books is concerned. Now the problem is half solved. Now you are printing books, and you have got many books from America, but how shall we distribute them, that is the point? Harikesa has told me that no one is there who can distribute, and there is no scheme for di…
Vrindaban
1973-10-28Yasomatinandanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yasomatinandana — October 28, 1973

Letter to: Yasomatinandana

Evanston, Illinois

My dear Yasomatinandana Das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 13, 1973 and have noted the contents. So far your arranging to bring other men with you to India for opening a center, that is all right, but if they come as tourists and then go away that is not good. This kind of coming and going is a waste of money. Karandhara can arrange at least one year visa. In that way if you can bring some me…
Vrindaban
1973-10-29Niranjanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Niranjana — October 29, 1973

Letter to: Niranjana

Saugor, India

My dear Niranjana Das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 17, 1973. I am glad that you like the Glasgow temple and that you are going there to preach. We want that the Indian people participate in this movement of Lord Caitanya.
Vrindaban
1973-10-29Svarupa Damodaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Svarupa Damodara — October 29, 1973

Letter to: Svarupa Damodara

Tustin, California

My dear Svarupa Damodara Das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 15, 1973 and was very glad to read the contents. Regarding your book,
Vrindaban
1973-10-29Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — October 29, 1973

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Bombay

My dear Tamala Krishna Goswami:

Please accept my blessings. So I have arrived here in Vrindaban, but so far the project is concerned, why the money is so irregular? Tejiyas reports that in the past three months you have sent Rs. 5,000/- and since then nothing. How will the project go on? So I think that the 3 lakhs from Birla may be dispatched to Vrindaban either the whole or part.
Vrindaban
1973-10-31Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — October 31, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara Das:

Please accept my blessings. With regard to my letter dated 23/10/73, you may postpone sending Nitai Das here, because my program for Africa and Australia is not yet fixed up. So I may be returning to Los Angeles sooner, so it will not be necessary to go to the expense of sending him here. He can meet me in Los Angeles. Anyway, I will inform you of my program as it is fixed.
Vrindaban
1973-10-31Tamala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna — October 31, 1973

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Bombay

My dear Tamala Krsna Goswami:

Please accept my blessings. This is to introduce you to Hari Goswami of the Radha Raman Mandir in Vrindaban. He is coming to Bombay and will meet you, so please receive him nicely. Later when our buildings are completed, he will join our movement and live with us.
Vrindaban
1973-11-19Bhagavanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavan — November 19, 1973

Letter to: Bhagavan

Paris

My dear Bhagavan Das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 11/11/73 together with enclosures and I thank you very much for them. The book which you have sent is very excellent. The appearance is better than the English edition. I shall be glad to know how you are selling them in France. Increase the publication more and more as Hansadutta is doing.
Vrindaban
1974-02-06Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Giriraja — February 6, 1974

Letter to: Giriraja

Bombay

[To Giriraja]

DISPATCH BIRLAS FIFTY THOUSAND IMMEDIATELY TO PUNJAB BANK MOTI BAGH BRANCH NEW DELHI IN FAVOR OF VRINDABAN CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT.

BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
Vrindaban
1974-02-07Caitya-guruplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Caitya-guru — February 7, 1974

Letter to: Caitya-guru

Bombay

My dear Caitya guru,

Please accept my blessings. I was very much shocked when I learned from Tamala Krsna Maharaja that you have left our company and were living outside. Anyway, I was always thinking of you and your letter of Jan. 26, 1974 gives me much relief. Why you should be sorry if someone says you are Indian, he is American, Indians are no good, Americans are good. Why be affected by bodily relationships? Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu has advised us
Vrindaban
1974-02-07Guptajiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Guptaji — February 7, 1974

Letter to: Guptaji

Calcutta

My dear Guptaji:

Please accept my blessings. Sometime back, in your letter dated 23 September, 1973, you wrote as follows, regarding the front portion of our Vrindaban temple land given in charity by Geeta bai, wife of Kasiramji Saraf:
Vrindaban
1974-02-07Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — February 7, 1974

Letter to: Mukunda

Bhaktivedanta Manor

Dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of January 23, 1974.

I am glad to hear that you are now concentrating on improving the regulative life of the temple rather than so much advertising with brochures. This is very nice; this is what I want. A good example is better than precept. The pamphlet is precept, but if we don
Vrindaban
1974-02-07Pusta Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pusta Krsna — February 7, 1974

Letter to: Pusta Krsna

Bhaktivedanta Manor

Dear Pusta Krsna Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 18, 1974.

Your report is very encouraging to me, that you distributed 110 Gitas in two days in Capetown, South Africa. You also find that there is good preaching to be done there among intelligent Indians and Europeans. And for the people in general you can hold kirtana and distribute prasadam sumptuously.
Vrindaban
1974-02-12Ravendra Guptaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ravendra Gupta — February 12, 1974

Letter to: Ravendra Gupta

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Dear Ravendra Gupta,

Please accept my blessings. I have only recently received your letter of February 6, 1974, due to travelling.

I am very glad to hear you are following my instructions by chanting 16 rounds daily. In order to chant offenselessly, so that the chanting will have the greatest effect, one must avoid the four sinful activities. You have asked
Vrindaban
1974-03-14All ISKCON Centersplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: All ISKCON Centers — March 14, 1974

Letter to: All ISKCON Centers

Memorandum to All ISKCON Centers

My dear disciples,

Please accept my blessings. Now that our ISKCON is growing into a huge, world wide organization, it has come to my attention that sometimes centers are printing my literature, taking collection and spending all outside the jurisdiction of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. This must not go on.
Vrindaban
1974-03-14Hrdayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hrdayananda — March 14, 1974

Letter to: Hrdayananda

Dear Hrdayananda Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I was pleased to appoint you as GBC of South America in the hope that you will organize the printing and distribution of my literature there, on the scale of the U.S. and European Zones. I have been informed there is a very good chance for spreading Krishna Consciousness in South America.
Vrindaban
1974-03-14Jayatirthaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayatirtha — March 14, 1974

Letter to: Jayatirtha

Dear Jaya tirtha,

Please accept my blessings. I have received two letters recently from Gandharva das Adhikari of the Los Angeles Temple. He is feeling some inconvenience, as he states it, due to the younger devotees not showing proper respect to him as he is their elder, old enough to be their father. So they should show the proper respect, as is befitting a Vaisnava, who offers respects to one and all. It is sometimes difficult for elderly people to live in our ISKCON s…
Vrindaban
1974-03-15Brian Marvinplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brian Marvin — March 15, 1974

Letter to: Brian Marvin

Dear Brian Marvin,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your long letter dated February 14, 1974 and I have examined the contents.

Your first question is, how can the Vedas be considered eternal since they contain many historical references? But history is also eternal. For example, six months ago there was summer now there is a new season, and in another six months summer again. This calculation of one year is history but the summer and winter s…
Vrindaban
1974-03-15Jayatirthaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayatirtha — March 15, 1974

Letter to: Jayatirtha

My dear Jaya tirtha,

Please accept my blessings. There is a great blunder by the Union Bank in the matter of dispatching the monthly interest of $760.27 (Seven hundred and sixty dollars and twenty seven cents).As informed by your telegram they dispatched this amount to my account through the Charter Bank. I do not know when the Charter Bank received the money they advised the Punjab National Bank, however, on the 1st of March with some vouchers to be signed by me. As I wa…
Vrindaban
1974-03-15Ranchorplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ranchor — March 15, 1974

Letter to: Ranchor

Manchester, England

Dear Ranchor,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 1st, 1974, and I have examined the contents.

It is all right if you live independently as a grhastha provided you follow the rules and regulations. Chant together husband and wife and speak the philosophy exactly right as it comes in disciplic succession. You must speak Krsna Consciousness knowledge with no interpretation of your own.
Vrindaban
1974-03-16Dhrstaketuplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dhrstaketu — March 16, 1974

Letter to: Dhrstaketu

Dear Dhrstaketu,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 28, 1974 and I have examined the contents.

Yes, it is all right that you devote your time to painting instead of street sankirtana. The main thing is that you be engaged in some worthwhile work for Krsna without wasting even a moment. Unless we are constantly engaged then there will be sickness and illicit sex automatically. So there is a good need for pictures in our …
Vrindaban
1974-03-16Satyahitplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satyahit — March 16, 1974

Letter to: Satyahit

Dear Satyahit,

Please accept my blessings. I am pleased to hear you have been preaching among the Gujarat community in Panama City and that they are sympathetic to our movement. We see now at our function in Vrindaban that hundreds of members are attending from all parts of the world. In this way our movement is unique, that not just the people of India are hearing about Krsna, but from all countries they are joining and becoming Vaisnavas by chanting Hare Krsna mantra, and…
Vrindaban
1974-03-17Dr. Ghoshplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. Ghosh — March 17, 1974

Letter to: Dr. Ghosh

Dear Dr. Ghosh;

Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your letter of 10 March 1974 and I have noted the contents carefully. I am very much pleased to learn you are so much advanced spiritually. I have seen your book,
Vrindaban
1974-03-18Madhudvisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madhudvisa — March 18, 1974

Letter to: Madhudvisa

Dear Madhudvisa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I have accepted the two Melbourne devotees for initiation as recommended by you and their names are given as follows:

Charles of the Sea
Vrindaban
 
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