Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1967-04-22Subala, Krsna Deviplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala, Krsna Devi — April 22, 1967

Letter to: Subala, Krsna Devi

My dear Subala das and Krishna Devi,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter and ___ so very nicely made. I am enjoying your preparations daily and it is so
New York
1967-06-05Krsna Devi, Subala, Lilavati, Yamuna, Jayananda, Upendra, Malati, Gurudasa, Syamasundara, Haridasa, Mukunda, Janaki, Aunt Edna Howellplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna Devi, Subala, Lilavati, Yamuna, Jayananda, Upendra, Malati, Gurudasa, Syamasundara, Haridasa, Mukunda, Janaki, Aunt Edna Howell — June 5, 1967

Letter to: Krsna Devi, Subala, Lilavati, Yamuna, Jayananda, Upendra, Malati, Gurudasa, Syamasundara, Haridasa, Mukunda, Janaki, Aunt Edna Howell
New York
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
1967-09-29Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — September 29, 1967

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of the 13rd instant as also the press report dated 17th instant and I am so pleased to have them. You have nicely done some service to the Lord by opening this grand branch and certainly Krishna will bestow upon you His blessings. Krishna Consciousness is a transcendental science which can be revealed to a sincere devotee who is prepared to render service to the Lord. Krishna Consciousness is not a…
Delhi
1967-10-03Nandarani, Krsna Devi, Subala, Uddhavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nandarani, Krsna Devi, Subala, Uddhava — October 3, 1967

Letter to: Nandarani, Krsna Devi, Subala, Uddhava

My dear Nandarani, Krishna devi, Subala das, and Uddhava,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to know that you are now in Los Angeles & organizing the most important temple. I had great desire to have our center in L.A. & by grace of Krishna you have fulfilled my desire. I had another great desire to open a temple in London and hoped also that Kirtanananda after accepting sannyasa would do this job. For this purpose he was given and intr…
Delhi
1967-10-08Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — October 8, 1967

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Oct. 2. It is noted that you are trying to appoint some public engagements as soon as I arrive. My program is that I am going to Calcutta tomorrow. The address is on the letter. From Calcutta I will let you know when I shall arrive there. Probably by the time indicated in your letter. I am very anxious to see you again. I am very much pleased with you & your wife
Delhi
1967-10-08Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — October 8, 1967

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to understand that your service attitude for propagation of Krishna Consciousness is progressively increasing. Krishna Consciousness is such a nice thing that the more you work for the cause, the more you become enthusiastic to execute the purpose. Your wife is always assisting you so why make her unhappy by uttering something which is unnecessary and unpleasant? Even if you accept vanaprastha there is no restriction …
Delhi
1967-11-12Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — November 12, 1967

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Nov. 4. I am very soon coming to San Francisco. I will let you know the exact date sometime next week. In Krishna Consciousness there is variety but there is no discord. We may fight with one another on the point of serving but that is not a discord. We must stick to the service of the Lord very seriously & that will help us make progress. In this connection I have written one letter, to Brah…
Calcutta
1967-12-08Krsna Devi, Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna Devi, Subala — December 8, 1967

Letter to: Krsna Devi, Subala

My dear Krishna Devi and Subala das,

Please accept my blessings. I am glad to learn that you are going to re-open your Santa Fe temple. Please make it a point that once a center is opened should not be closed. I have already given charge of six temples to six boys. You and your husband must take charge of the Santa Fe center and Krishna will bestow all blessings upon you. I shall be very soon one of your guests. Hope you are all well.
Calcutta
1967-12-16Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — December 16, 1967

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subal das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of 12/14/67 and have noted the contents carefully. I hope in the meantime you have received my letter posted yesterday. I have already advised you that once a center opens it cannot be closed. Therefore my advise is that Srimati Krishna devi may look after the center for a few days during your absence for N.Y. when the things are mature and come back within 2 or 3 days. And for 2 or 3 days Srima…
San Francisco
1967-12-16Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — December 16, 1967

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. On my arrival from India I am very much pleased to receive your letter of 12/13/67 and much encouraged to know that you have again found out a nice place in the city of Santa Fe to continue your transcendental activities. I think it was Krishna
San Francisco
1968-03-30Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — March 30, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I was just thinking about you since you departed from this place and was anxious to get your letter, and I am very glad to receive it. By Krishna’
San Francisco
1968-05-05Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — May 5, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due reciept of your letter of April 30, 1968, and noted the contents. So your duty as you are doing, even nobody is coming in morning, Lord Jagannatha will hear your kirtana, because we are always in company with the Lord of the Universe. But I think Krishna has sent you one nice boy to help you. Please try to convince him rightly about the philosophy of Krishna consciousness and read Srimad-Bhagavatam and other literatures,…
Boston
1968-05-14Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — May 14, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings, I am in due reciept of your letter dated May 9, 1968. It is very nice that Hal Pappa is coming to our temple. Please hand over the enclosed letter which I write to him out of my natural affection for him. I think if he joins with you you will feet more encouraged in the service of the Lord.
Boston
1968-05-28Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — May 28, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated May 24, 1968, and it is very encouraging. I am sure Krishna will help you more and more because you are sincere servant of Krishna. He blessed in your endeavor and everything will be all right gradually, and it will be a great enlightenment for you how God helps those who help themselves, especially in the service of God.
Boston
1968-06-12Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — June 12, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due reciept of your letter of June 10th, 1968, and noted the contents carefully. Yes, you can have the band play there in the temple as you are in great need of money to carry on there. When we are in need of money to carry on Krishna
Montreal
1968-06-23Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — June 23, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 17, 1968, and noted the contents with great pleasure. Rest assured that your hard labor and sincere exertion to serve Krishna will never go in vain. I hope that by this time you might have received a check for $100 from Hare Nama Brahmacari. And I have advised him to send you at least $50.00 per month for the next 3 months to help you. In the meantime, you try to become self suf…
Montreal
1968-07-13Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — July 13, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of July 11, 1968, and it appears that things are not very happy there, in spite of Woomapati’s presence. How is it that you do not get any work? Woomapati knows some technical work. Is there only work in the restaurants, and there is no other work?
Montreal
1968-08-21Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — August 21, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated August 6, 1968. And I am very glad to know that you are pulling on. But one thing is that you must be self-independent, because for the time being, the students from other centers are sending you money and Krishna devi also has written me letter that she is sending through Dinesh a $100.00 a month. But how much you are spending and how much money you have received, please let me know…
Montreal
1968-09-09Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — September 9, 1968

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated Sept. 1, 1968, and I am so glad to learn that you have got permission to chant in the park. Previously you sent me the press clippings, and I have seen that so there was some difficulty, now by Krishna
New York
1969-07-03Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — July 3, 1969

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala das,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated June 25, 1969, and I am pleased to note the contents. By Krishna’s blessings surely you will find a nice place soon, and your enthusiasm for Krishna
Los Angeles
1969-07-08Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — July 8, 1969

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala das,

Please accept my blessings hundreds upon hundreds of times for your successful attempt. I appreciate your service very much. Now organize the center in Philadelphia very nicely as you have got a good place, and it will be my pleasure to visit whenever there is an opportunity. Now you will have good assistance in the persons of Lalita Kumar and Gopinatha, and if you require more men, you can ask Tamala Krishna and he will help you. The LA center is now spec…
Los Angeles
1969-07-31Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — July 31, 1969

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 26, 1969, and I have noted the contents with pleasure. I am glad to learn that the Philadelphians are quickly taking some interest in our Krishna Consciousness Movement, and you are simply standing on the corner wearing robes and the people come to purchase copies of
Los Angeles
1969-08-06Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — August 6, 1969

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

I beg to thank you very much for your letter of August 2, 1969, and I have noted the contents. I am glad to learn that you are selling BTG increasingly, and it is giving me pleasure increasingly. Now in Boston they have decided to make profit of $1,000 per month by selling
Los Angeles
1969-08-19Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — August 19, 1969

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter of August 14th, 1969. You have got some good souls assisting you, and that is a good sign. Please take care of these boys and keep them fixed up in Krishna Consciousness. In our lifetime, if we can fix up at least one soul in Krishna Consciousness, Krishna immediately recognizes the service. The spell of Maya is very strong, and to save a living entity from such clutches is the greatest service …
Los Angeles
1969-09-09Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — September 9, 1969

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your letter of September 2nd, 1969, sent along with a contribution of 100 dollars for my book fund. I am pleased to learn that Sridama and Rohini Devi are there with you in Philadelphia. Sridama is nicely trained for Sankirtana activities so he will be a great boon to your center. He is a very good boy, and I am always grateful to him for the nice personal service he rendered to me while I was in Los…
Hamburg
1969-10-16Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — October 16, 1969

Letter to: Subala

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated September 26, 1969, October 3, and October 12, 1969, and have noted the contents carefully. I thank you very much for your contribution of $500 to the starting of our press in Boston as well as your $15 contribution to the maintenance fund. I am always encouraged to hear of your nice activities in Philadelphia, and gradually I expect that our Philadelphia temple will play more and m…
Tittenhurst
1970-03-15Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — March 15, 1970

Letter to: Subala

Philadelphia

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 12 March, 1970, and I am so much pleased to learn about your gradual progress and success in preaching work. You are a sincere devotee, and Krishna will give you more and more chance for preaching His glory.
Los Angeles
1970-04-11Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — April 11, 1970

Letter to: Subala

Philadelphia

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your two letters dated 30th and 31st March, 1970.

Regarding religion, not only at present, but also in the past, all of them are described as pseudo-religions. The Bhagavat has condemned such pseudo-religion in the second verse of the first chapter, first canto. Under the spell of material energy, man is forgetful of his eternal relationship with God. They create some religion to derive…
Los Angeles
1972-02-08Gargamuni, Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gargamuni, Subala — February 8, 1972

Letter to: Gargamuni, Subala

My dear Gargamuni and Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I am just coming from Africa. I have heard about your Ram Krishna Mission asrama, so you can request them that we are going to make an asrama, and it was meant for an asrama so why not let us use this asrama without any charges. Or, allow us to develop it on some nominal lease contract. For the time being, lease terms or renting is better, and if the place becomes suitable for us, then let them give us the o…
Bombay
1972-06-01Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — June 1, 1972

Letter to: Subala

Calcutta

My dear Subala das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 22nd May, 1972, from Patna informing me that your health is strong and that you are carrying on with determination this preaching work. I have heard from others that you are doing very nicely, and that you are making life members also. That is very good news to me. I am making many Sannyasis here in America, and I am convinced that our movement must run on this extensiv…
Los Angeles
1972-07-11Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — July 11, 1972

Letter to: Subala

Vrindaban

My dear Subala,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter from Kanpur dated July 2, 1972, and I have noted the contents therein. Yes, singhania will not help us very much, but if he wants to sponsor a ten-day
London
1972-09-22Tamala Krsna, Subala, Gurudasa, Bhavanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna, Subala, Gurudasa, Bhavananda — September 22, 1972

Letter to: Tamala Krsna, Subala, Gurudasa, Bhavananda

Vrindaban

My dear Tamala Krishna, Subala, Gurudasa, and Bhavananda,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your joint letter dated Sept. 17, 1972, and I am very much encouraged that you are all big men gathered together there in Vrndavana to launch the building project of ISKCON Temple. I have full faith that you will do the needful by consulting all together how to do everything, therefore I have called you all there. But one thing i…
Los Angeles
1974-09-05Sudama, Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama, Subala — September 5, 1974

Letter to: Sudama, Subala

Honolulu

My Dear Sudama and Subaladas

Goswamis:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated July 29, 30, August 6, 28 and 29th and telegram dated August 6, 1974 and have noted the contents. This restaurant program will not work. Do not attempt. You have to organize that new house. The restaurant is not at all advisable at the present moment. Restaurant is a very difficult thing.
Vrindaban
1974-10-15Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — October 15, 1974

Letter to: Subala

Lautoka, Fiji

My dear Subaladas Swami:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated September 20, 1974 and I was very glad to read the contents. I thank you for following the order of your spiritual master. This is the motto of our spiritual life:
Mayapur
1974-10-24Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — October 24, 1974

Letter to: Subala

Lautoka, Fiji

My dear Subaladas Swami:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated October 7, 1974 and have noted the contents. I am glad that you have arrived there on my order and have already begun the preaching. Krishna will supply everything to you, according to your capacity for preaching purely the message of Lord Caitanya. There I have found the Indians very cooperative for our movement, and you have had good experience in India preaching, so…
Mayapur
1974-11-13Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — November 13, 1974

Letter to: Subala

Lautoka, Fiji

My dear Subaladas Swami:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated October 23, 1974 and have noted the contents with much joy. You have done something tangible, and I am pleased that you are simply carrying out my order without any consideration of your self-interest. This is wanted for progress in spiritual life. So as you have pleased me, you should take it that you have pleased Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. It is for t…
Bombay
1974-11-25Subalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subala — November 25, 1974

Letter to: Subala

Lautoka, Fiji

My dear Subaladas Swami:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated November 13, 1974 and have noted the contents. Regarding your registration, it should be clearly stated that no property can be sold or mortgaged without my express sanction. I am glad to note that you have got three brahmacaris there. Train them up nicely.
Bombay
 
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