Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1967-04-27Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 27, 1967

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna dasa Brahmacari,

Please accept my blessings and I beg to thank you for your letter of the 22nd instant. I am returning herewith the Bank card duly signed by me. Pradyumna is Krishna
New York
1967-06-28Janardana, Hansadutta, Himavati, Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Janardana, Hansadutta, Himavati, Pradyumna — June 28, 1967

Letter to: Janardana, Hansadutta, Himavati, Pradyumna

My dear Janardana, Hansadutta, Himavati, and Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. While on my sick bed I was so much encouraged by your successful carrying on the Montreal Branch even in spite of the absence of Kirtanananda. There is a verse in the Bhagavad gita tenth chapter that anyone who serves the Lord sincerely with love and affection is certainly instructed by the Lord from within. The Lord helps us in two ways: internally as param…
New York
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…
Vrindaban
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…
Vrindaban
1967-10-17Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — October 17, 1967

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I’ve received your letters of Oct. 6&7. Acyutananda is learning Hindi & when he is well versed in the language probably he will be able to translate all the Puranas available in Hindi into English. Brahma Samhita is the gist of the Srimad-Bhagavatam. In the Bhagavad gita as well as in the Srimad-Bhagavatam, Krishna is accepted as Supreme Lord & everything about him is nicely described there, similarly in the Brahma-Samhita eve…
Calcutta
1967-11-21Pradyumna, Satsvarupa, Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna, Satsvarupa, Jadurani — November 21, 1967

Letter to: Pradyumna, Satsvarupa, Jadurani

My dear Pradyumna, Satsvarupa and Jadurani,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letters but have no time to reply them in detail as I am busy making hasty preparations to leave for the USA. I shall arrive on 24th November, 12:45 P.M. San Francisco time.
Calcutta
1968-01-13Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — January 13, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you for your nice letter of Jan. 13, 1968. Your eagerness to render service to the Lord is very much appreciated by me. Please get the copy of Sri Sri Brahma Samhita, and begin the transliteration. I think you know the diacritical marks for transliteration; please use them. Please send me full photostat copy of the original Brahma Samhita. I shall begin writing my own commentation after my Guru Maharaja. Gaurasundara w…
Los Angeles
1968-01-22Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — January 22, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter dated January 20, 1968. Los Angeles is very pleasant with clear sky and plenty of sunshine.

Regarding diacritical markings, you may refer to the book First Lessons in Sanskrit Grammar and Reading by Judith Tyberg of the East-West Cultural Center published in 1964. Each letter should be transliterated in a careful manner so that one may be able to know the Devanagari character corresponding. Devanag…
Los Angeles
1968-02-17Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — February 17, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I have received the transliteration of Brahma Samhita and also your letter of February 14, 1968. I am very much pleased with the nice job you have done.
Los Angeles
1968-02-25Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — February 25, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am very much satisfied with your transliteration and request you to transliterate the 2nd Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, and the original text is sent herewith. Please find. On your completion of the transliteration, the original copy may be sent directly to the following address: Hitsaran Sharma, Radha Press, 993/3 Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Delhi 31, India with the covering letter as follows:
Los Angeles
1968-03-23Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — March 23, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

Allston, MA

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated March 20, 1968, regarding your illness. So long we have got this material body, the miseries will be coming and going, simply we have to tolerate them and try to make advancement in Krishna Consciousness as best we can. I am forwarding your letter to Brahmananda for taking care of your hospital charges; I do not know just what arrangements can be made, but Brahmananda will …
San Francisco
1968-04-08Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 8, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated April 2, 1968, and I hope by this time you have been checked by the doctor. I shall be glad to know how you are making progress, and I am anxious that you are still feeling pains. I am glad to know that proper care is being taken, and you are not going up any stairs, that is very nice. Your endeavors to learn Sanskrit is very encouraging. We want somebody in our society to know Sanskrit…
San Francisco
1968-11-03Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — November 3, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Oct. 20, 1968, and I understand that you are beginning to learn Sanskrit grammar which I think will be a great difficult task for you in these late hours of life. It is very nice to hear that Dr. Singh will conduct a special course of Panini
Los Angeles
1968-11-18Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — November 18, 1968

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated Nov. 12, 1968, and I thank you very much for it. Now you are in good opportunity to do the transliteration work and in cooperation with your professors and Hayagriva, make the Srimad-Bhagavatam revised edition in such a nice way that it may be accepted in any scholarly society. In the last editions, because the transcription was not there, some of the universities in the wester…
Los Angeles
1969-02-26Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — February 26, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 19, 1969, and I am pleased that you are doing very nicely in your center. The pictures which you have sent are also very nice. I am going to New York by the first of April or by the end of March. From there I shall go to your side, Columbus and New Vrindaban.
Los Angeles
1969-04-10Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 10, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to receive your letter dated April 4, 1969, and I eulogize your attempt for improving the Columbus center. Do it very nicely, and when I go there I shall see that you have done so much for Krishna Consciousness. I shall also give you one very nice brahmacari from Los Angeles, Jaya Gopala. He is trained in Sankirtana Party and in cooking, so you can leave him for taking care of the temple affairs when you go to w…
New York
1969-04-13Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 13, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 9, 1969, and I have noted the contents with pleasure. I am instructing Tamala Krishna in Los Angeles to allow Jaya Gopala come to join you immediately, so I think this will be of great help to your work there. I was in San Francisco and there were three meetings there in the University campuses, and each and every one of these meetings were very successful. About 200 stud…
New York
1969-04-28Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 28, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 23, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am arranging for the certificates to be sent to both Hayagriva and yourself, and you should receive them before long. My travelling schedule for the next few weeks will be as follows: I shall arrive in Columbus on flight 485, United Airlines, at 10:47 on May 9, 1969. Then on the 15th of May I shall be going to North Car…
Boston
1969-05-03Hayagriva, Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hayagriva, Pradyumna — May 3, 1969

Letter to: Hayagriva, Pradyumna

My dear Hayagriva and Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for sending me the poster with pictures of Mr. Ginsberg and myself. It is very nicely done. Now on that I shall lead the kirtana. I shall first of all chant, and our devotees should respond as usual. And with the devotees Mr. Ginsberg will also be amongst our devotees, and the public will be requested to follow this response. In this way there shall be kirtana performance for at l…
Boston
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
1969-06-16Pradyumnaplugin-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…
New Vrindaban
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 …
New Vrindaban
1969-06-27Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — June 27, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of June 25, 1969, and I beg to confirm herewith my approval of your going ahead for arranging for the Bodoni Book type face as I have already instructed you. Please inform me when the negotiations are completed.
Los Angeles
1969-07-04Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — July 4, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of June 28, 1969, sent by Special Delivery, and I am replying as follows. If Mr. Vora is going to Bombay, he can find out some reliable supplier of musical instruments. One friend gave me the following address: M/s D.S. Ramsingh & Bros., Harmonium Manufacturers and dealers in musical instruments; 344-48, Manchram Bldg., Sarder Vallabhai Patel Road, Bombay-4. He quoted for musical ins…
Los Angeles
1969-07-15Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — July 15, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 14, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am pleased to note that everything is going on very harmoniously in your temple, and this is a symptom that you are all executing your Krishna Conscious duties nicely. You mention that you are fixing up your temple for nice Love feast program and this is cent per cent approved by me. Try to have very nice Love feasts, be…
Los Angeles
1969-07-24Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — July 24, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 22, 1969 with enclosures, and I have noted the contents. So far as devanagari character is concerned, you can correspond with Remington Typewriter Company. In India, in most of the government offices
Los Angeles
1969-08-06Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — August 6, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of July 31, 1969, along with Arundhati’s letter, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the Remington typewriter typeface, it is better to purchase an original
Los Angeles
1969-08-16Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — August 16, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your two letters, one dated August 5th and the other dated August 14th, and I have noted the contents. I understand that the machine is already in the IBM office in Columbus and it will be delivered by the 22nd instant. I do not know why you arranged for rental payment. You say
Los Angeles
1969-09-28Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — September 28, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 23rd, 1969 with enclosures. I shall keep the letter of Mr. Manu Vora in my file. The composition which you have sent me, although it is incomplete, it appears to be nice. I do not find any mistake in the composition, but sometimes you have spelled Caitanya as Caitanya, and sometimes you have spelled it Caitanya. so why there should be two different spellings? On page …
Tittenhurst
1969-10-13Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — October 13, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated October 8th and 10th, 1969 and I have noted the contents carefully. I understand from your letter of October 8th that there is a struggle with the Kazi. This obstacle by the Kazi is not new to our Krishna Consciousness Movement. It was there even during the time of Lord Caitanya, but we must steadily go on with our activities without caring for these so-called custodians of la…
Tittenhurst
1969-11-02Hayagriva, Vamanadeva, Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hayagriva, Vamanadeva, Pradyumna — November 2, 1969

Letter to: Hayagriva, Vamanadeva, Pradyumna

My dear Hayagriva, Vamanadeva, and Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 28, 1969. I have received also a spearate letter from Vamanadeva who is going to open a center in St. Louis. The list of proposed centers in different places is very encouraging to me. My aim is that I want to start at least 108 centers during my lifetime. So there are about 23 centers already existing, and your list com…
Tittenhurst
1969-11-14Pradyumna, Arundhatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna, Arundhati — November 14, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna, Arundhati

My dear Pradyumna and Arundhati,

Please accept my blessings. I am very much anxious to hear from you. In my last letter I was informed by you that you were going to send me some specimens of the composed version of
London
1969-11-27Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — November 27, 1969

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 20, 1969 and I have noted the contents. Prior to this I received one letter from Arundhati explaining why things were delayed, and you have also kindly explained it. So everything by Krishna
London
1970-01-15Bhavananda, Aravinda, Pradyumna, Patita Uddharanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhavananda, Aravinda, Pradyumna, Patita Uddharana — January 15, 1970

Letter to: Bhavananda, Aravinda, Pradyumna, Patita Uddharana

Boston

My dear Bhavananda, Aravinda, Pradyumna and Patita Uddharana,

Please accept my blessings. I am so much thankful to you all for sending me the first blue print copy of
Los Angeles
1970-02-22Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — February 22, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 18 February, 1970, along with one sheet enclosure, and I am very much pleased with your work. The minor mistake which you committed on the first verse of Isopanisad I marked, but I ignore it as very insignificant. I am very glad to know that you are so much repentant even for this insignificant mistake, and that will push you forward further in Krsna Consciousness. Plea…
Los Angeles
1970-03-20Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — March 20, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your questionnaire note for tape No. 20, and the answers are as follows:

1. Pg. 9 line 14 you can make it Kartikeya.
Los Angeles
1970-04-01Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 1, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I have just received one check of contribution from Brahmananda and I understand that you have contributed $500, so I thank you very much for this.
Los Angeles
1970-04-05Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 5, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 31st March, 1970, and in the meantime I have received one small tape record. Your teaching of Sanskrit pronunciation has been very much successful. I was just thinking of teaching our students the pronunciation of the Sanskrit verses in the Bhagavad-gita, Srimad-Bhagavatam, etc. and by Krsna
Los Angeles
1970-04-09Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 9, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your special delivery letter dated 6th April, 1970.

Regarding the prayer verses, I have sent you immediately the Bengali prayer book and you will find all the prayers of Acaryas
Los Angeles
1970-04-20Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 20, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I have just received the blueprint copy of KRSNA, the Reservoir of Pleasure and I have begun to read it through. But I notice that there are some points you should correct before the final printing. I have already noted you the injunction that you should change the pretipadika artha to first case ending instead. Sannyasin should be printed Sannyasi, etc. So please correct these.
Los Angeles
1970-04-29Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — April 29, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated “nil.”

Regarding your questions about the calendar-almanac:

1. Herapancami
Los Angeles
1970-05-13Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — May 13, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 8th May, 1970, and I have seen the synonyms of Brahma Samhita verses. It appears that it is nicely done, but if I have to see it scrutinizingly, it will take some time.
Los Angeles
1970-06-21Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — June 21, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife, Arundhati, and your firstborn son, whom you may give the name Aniruddha. This is very good news. Now you must take the responsible post of both husband and father to guide both these good souls, your wife and son, to the perfection of human life in Krsna consciousness. You and your wife are both intelligent and advanced in devotional science, so work conjointly to raise your son in …
Los Angeles
1970-07-11Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — July 11, 1970

Letter to: Pradyumna

Boston

My dear Pradyumna,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your two letters, one dated 6th July, 1970, and the other listing Sanskrit points from Tape #43, Chapter 90 of KRSNA. So I have noted the corrections in each case and I am returning the sheets to you herewith.
Los Angeles
1974-11-12Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — November 12, 1974

Letter to: Pradyumna

Calcutta

My dear Pradyumna dasa:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated. I think you should stay. Your presence is required. If you are leaving because of your wife, then your wife must agree to pay for your return fare. If she agrees, then you can go.
Bombay
1975-09-28Pradyumnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Pradyumna — September 28, 1975

Letter to: Pradyumna

Mayapur

My dear Pradyumna das:

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