Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

Filtered by year=1971

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1968-05-17Sirsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sirs — December 22, 1971

Letter to: Sirs

Dear Sirs,

With reference to our conversation of the 27th November, 1971, I beg to inform you that when I visited India in 1967, our account was settled up until the month of August, 1967. Since then I have paid you as follows;
Delhi
1971Gurudasplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTelegram to: Gurudas — January, 1971

Telegram to: Gurudas

ALLAHABAD

GURUDAS C/O LALPAGRI BOMBAY

COME WITH PARTY ALLAHABAD IMMDETLY

BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI
Allahabad
1971Madiraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madira, c/o ISKCON Buffalo — 1971

Letter to: Madira

My Dear Madira Devi Dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 18th August, 1971 as well as your check for $14.12 as daksina. Thank you very much for the same. If you have collected so much on Sankirtan from BTG distribution above the cost of the magazine, that means you must be a first class BTG distributor. That is very nice. Actually that is our most important business-to distribute our Back to Godhead magazine and if you will go o…
London
1971Svatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Svati — India

Letter to: Svati

My dear Svati devi,

Please accept my blessings. I have duly received your letter dated January and I may inform you that I wrote you c/o your husband’s parents in Berlin.

So your husband has gone but you should not be too much worried, your husband will come back to Krsna consciousness, if not now then later. Anyone who has tasted the bliss of Krsna consciousness he cannot stay away for a very long time. So you should not be too much concerned. Do not be too much worried
India
1971-01-01Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — January 1, 1971

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

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

Letter to: Karandhara

[TEXT MISSING]

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

Letter to: Sudama

Tokyo

My dear Sudama,

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

Letter to: Bank of Baroda

Agent

Bank of Baroda

Reclamation Branch

Post Box No. 11037

Bombay-1

Dear Sir:

Re: My Savings Bank Account Number 4966 with you.

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

Letter to: Randas Agrawal

Sriman Randas Agrawal

Dewas Kothi

Sanyogitaganj

Indore, (M.P.)

My dear Randas Agrawalji,

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

Letter to: Tamala Krsna

Calcutta

My dear Tamala Krishna,

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

In the meantime, our program in Surat is going on very well. I have just finalized the arrangements for my coming to Calcutta and you may revise the information sent in my previous letter dated December 30th, as follows:
Surat
1971-01-04Hayagrivaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hayagriva — January 4, 1971

Letter to: Hayagriva

Sriman Hayagriva Das Adhikary

ISKCON Temples

New Vrndavana

RD #3, Moundsville, WV 26041

U.S.A.

ISKCON - Akash-Ganga Building;

7th Floor; Warden Road; Bombay

My Dear Hayagriva,
Bombay
1971-01-04Stephenplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Stephen — January 4, 1971

Letter to: Stephen

My dear Stephen,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated November 30th, 1970, and noted the contents. I am very glad that you have joined with His Holiness Visnujana Swami for increasing our great movement through the Southwestern states of your country.
Bombay
1971-01-04Upendraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Upendra — January 4, 1971

Letter to: Upendra

Suva, Fiji

My dear Upendra,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 29th, 1970, along with enclosures of flyer and news clipping. I am so much glad to know that you are working on both you and your wife with great enthusiasm to preach the message of Lord Caitanya to the fallen souls of this age. My Guru Maharaja has declared that the real life of a man is preaching. If one has at all got any life in him then he will preach. So …
Bombay
1971-01-06Bali-mardanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bali-mardana — January 6, 1971

Letter to: Bali-mardana

Singapore

My dear Bali-mardana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters, one to the GBC and Prabhus and one to me, dated 30th December, 1970.
Calcutta
1971-01-08Saiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sai — January 8, 1971

Letter to: Sai

My dear Sriman Sai,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 29th December and the nice sentiments expressed therein. I am very glad to inform you that I have seen your photograph and from your features it appears that you have improved very much spiritually.
Allahabad
1971-01-08Visnujanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Visnujana — January 8, 1971

Letter to: Visnujana

My dear Visnujana Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your encouraging letter dated 23rd December, 1970. I am very glad to know that things are progressing nicely in Houston. I have seen the flyer and it is nice. Please establish this center firmly just according to our highest principles of devotional service to Krsna.
Allahabad
1971-01-08Vrindaban Candraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vrindaban Candra — January 8, 1971

Letter to: Vrindaban Candra

Philadelphia

My dear Vrindaban Candra,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Vidarbha Kanya Dasi. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your very kind letter dated 16th December, 1970 and have noted the contents.
Allahabad
1971-01-09Nayanabhiramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nayanabhirama — January 9, 1971

Letter to: Nayanabhirama

Philadelphia

My dear Nayana Bhirama,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 27th December, 1970 and have noted the contents carefully.

I am glad to hear that Philadelphia is such a good place for pushing on our Sankirtana movement and it is also very encouraging to hear that BTG distribution is increasing. Also, now that you
Allahabad
1971-01-10Citsukhanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Citsukhananda — January 10, 1971

Letter to: Citsukhananda

My dear Citsukhananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 10th, December, 1970, and noted the contents. I beg to thank you for your nice appreciations of this transcendental movement which I have been trying to present to you on request of my Guru Maharaja. Now I am counting on your good self and all my other good disciples to kindly take this message very seriously and make your lives sublime and the lives of all you contact …
Allahabad
1971-01-10Damodaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Damodara — January 10, 1971

Letter to: Damodara

My dear Damodara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your encouraging letter dated 12th December, 1970. I have carefully noted the enclosed photographs as well, and I am so glad to see how you are nicely conducting Sankirtana activities in important places in your nation
Allahabad
1971-01-11Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — January 11, 1971

Letter to: Rupanuga

Buffalo

My dear Rupanuga,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 14th December, 1970. In the meantime we have come from Surat to Bombay and from Bombay to Calcutta and tomorrow morning we are going to Allahabad to attend the Adha Kumbh Mela festival. We shall be going all 40 strong devotees and there are an expected 7,000,000 going there also for the month of Magh. I expect that by this time you are touring Europe and especially overs…
Allahabad
1971-01-11Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — January 11, 1971

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your several letters and ISKCON Press Newsletters dated 13, 16 and 27th December, 1970, and noted the contents. I have been travelling considerably and the preaching work is taking up all of our time; so our tour in India is very much welcomed by the people, but I have not the opportunity to write my correspondence very often.
Allahabad
1971-01-12Vaikunthanathaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vaikunthanatha — January 12, 1971

Letter to: Vaikunthanatha

My dear Vaikunthanatha,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife, Saradia Dasi. I am very glad to hear from you after some time and I am glad that you are feeling very happy in our Society. That is the sign of advancement in spiritual life that one is detached from material sense gratification and finds pleasure in serving Krsna only.
Allahabad
1971-01-16Bali-mardanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bali-mardana — January 16, 1971

Letter to: Bali-mardana

Singapore

My dear Bali-mardana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 24th December, 1970, and noted the contents gladly. I am very happy to know that everything is going on well in Sydney Yatra, as well as in Hong Kong and Singapore. I am very eager for you to develop your area and so far there is good promise of our successful preaching work there.
Bombay
1971-01-16Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — January 16, 1971

Letter to: Jagadisa

My dear Jagadisa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated 10th, 20th, 25th and 29th December, 1970, and have noted the contents carefully. Also I have received the conchshell necklace made by Laksmimoni. It is very nice. Please thank her.
Allahabad
1971-01-16John H. Morganplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: John H. Morgan — January 16, 1971

Letter to: John H. Morgan

Toronto

My dear John H. Morgan,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 28th December, 1970 and have noted the contents carefully. You write to say that you have become frustrated with so many dualities of the material world and that sometimes you are engaged in sense gratification and sometimes renouncing. This is called
Allahabad
1971-01-16Nandaraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nandarani — January 16, 1971

Letter to: Nandarani

Los Angeles

My dear Nandarani,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your very kind letter dated 10th December, 1970. I am so glad to hear from you. I am always thinking of you and your husband Dayananda and have not heard from either of you in such a long time. You can ask Dayananda Prabhu to write me also.
Allahabad
1971-01-17Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — January 17, 1971

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your three letters dated 12.21.70, 1.1.71 and 1.7.71, along with four sets of beads and one letter from the Indian boy who is now in Boston. I have replied his letter separately. I have gladly initiated all the four new boys and girls as recommended by you and I am sending them each a letter and their beads together by separate post.
Allahabad
1971-01-18Gargamuniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gargamuni — January 18, 1971

Letter to: Gargamuni

My dear Gargamuni Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I hope everything is going on well with your preaching activities in Florida state. I have not heard from you in a few weeks, but through Brahmananda Maharaja I learn that you are moving to different cities and preaching our Krsna consciousness in each place.
Allahabad
1971-01-18Sri D------jiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sri D------ji — January 18, 1971

Letter to: Sri D------ji

From: ISKCON CAMP,

opposite Hanuman temple,

Magh Mela, Allahabad

My dear Sri D------ji, [handwriting indistinct]

Please accept my greetings. We are staying at the Magh Mela, at the Prayag pilgrimage. The program here is going on very nicely. It will be a great pleasure for us if you visit and stay with us in this sacred pilgrimage.
Allahabad
1971-01-20Dr. Bigelowplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. Bigelow — January 20, 1971

Letter to: Dr. Bigelow

Dr. Wilfred G. Bigelow

(cardio-vascular surgery unit)

Toronto General Hospital

Toronto, Ontario;

Canada

My dear Dr. Bigelow:

Please accept my greetings. Recently I have read one article in the Gazette by Rae Corelli entitled
Allahabad
1971-01-20Manager of Central Bank of Indiaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Manager of Central Bank of India — January 20, 1971

Letter to: Manager of Central Bank of India

Manager

Central Bank of India

Ballygunge Branch

Calcutta

Dear Sir:

Re: My Savings Account No. 11407 with you.

I am sending one check enclosed herewith, please find. Please credit my above savings account with the amount of Rs. 3948.90 and send me the voucher care of the above Bombay address.
Allahabad
1971-01-21Advaitaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Advaita — January 21, 1971

Letter to: Advaita

Boston

My dear Advaita,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 8th, 1971, and noted the contents carefully. I have immediately sent you one telegram in reply reading as follows:
Allahabad
1971-01-21Bhagavanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavan — January 21, 1971

Letter to: Bhagavan

My dear Bhagavan das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 4th January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to hear how things are going on so nicely in all the temples under your supervision as GBC member. I am also pleased to note that Bahulasva has taken charge of our Chicago center. He is certainly qualified and should be encouraged in every way.
Allahabad
1971-01-21Bhavanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhavananda — January 21, 1971

Letter to: Bhavananda

New York

My dear Bhavananda,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Palika Dasi. I am in due receipt of your very kind letter dated 4th January, 1971 as well as the maintenance check for $105.00 and I thank you very much. Also I have received the nine letters asking for initiation. In this regards, let them chant strongly for two months and by the end of March I shall go there and initiate them personally. That will be better. But if they are so …
Allahabad
1971-01-21Gopala Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gopala Krsna — January 21, 1971

Letter to: Gopala Krsna

Montreal

My dear Gopala Krishna,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 31st December, 1970. Also I very much appreciate the new edition of French Back To Godhead enclosed, printed by our ISKCON Press. Overall the magazine was very nicely produced and I am pleased.
Allahabad
1971-01-21Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — January 21, 1971

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Jadurani. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 7th January, 1971 along with the enclosed articles, as well as the ISKCON Press newsletter dated 5th January, 1971.
Allahabad
1971-01-21Sri Govindaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sri Govinda — January 21, 1971

Letter to: Sri Govinda

Detroit

My dear Sri Govinda,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Sri Lekha Devi Dasi. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 31st December, 1970 and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to hear how you are strictly following the regulative principles of devotional service and chanting regularly 16 rounds daily, mostly before Lord Jagannatha. That is our strength in spiritual life and will make for your rapid advancement in Krishn…
Allahabad
1971-01-22Sudamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama — January 22, 1971

Letter to: Sudama

Tokyo, Japan

My dear Sudama,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 7th January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully.

It is very good news that your wife has taken to learn the Japanese language. So you should train your wife like that instead of fighting and creating misunderstanding. You must tolerate such misunderstandings. Train her for useful purpose and it will be a great help to both you and the society. Offer my blessings to her.
Allahabad
1971-01-23Ksirodakasayiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ksirodakasayi — January 23, 1971

Letter to: Ksirodakasayi

London

My dear Ksirodakasayi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 12th January, 1971, and I am very glad to hear from you after some time.
Allahabad
1971-01-24Naranarayanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Naranarayan — January 24, 1971

Letter to: Naranarayan

Sriman Naranarayan Das Adhikary

c/o ISKCON Pittsburg

4514 Plummer St.

Pittsburg, Pa.

Akash-Ganga Building, 7th floor; Warden Road, Bombay, INDIA

My Dear Naranarayan,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 2nd January and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to hear how in Pittsburg you are engaged in distributing our books and also helping Ranadhir with incense distribution. Our book distribution program is so much important…
Bombay
1971-01-25Manager of Central Bank of Indiaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Manager of Central Bank of India — January 25, 1971

Letter to: Manager of Central Bank of India

Manager

Central Bank of India

Gwalia Tank Road Branch

Bombay

Dear Sir:

Re: My Home Savings Account No. 14538 with you.

Please find enclosed herewith two checks, one check No. T458303 from Central Bank of India, Bombay, for Rs 2250.00 and another check No. C676070 from the Bank of India, Ltd. for Rs. 100 only.
Allahabad
1971-01-27Paramanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Paramananda — January 27, 1971

Letter to: Paramananda

New Vrindaban

My dear Paramananda,

Please accept my blessings and I thank you very much for your kind letter dated 28th December, 1970. I am so glad to hear that your son Premananda is already walking and already chanting Hare Krishna. That is very good. So Krishna has blessed you with a nice Krishna Conscious wife and a devotee son and good atmosphere for raising a family in Krishna Consciousness. You are one of the main members of our New Vrindaban scheme. So be very …
Allahabad
1971-01-27Satyabhamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satyabhama — January 27, 1971

Letter to: Satyabhama

My dear Satyabhama Devi Dasi,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your fine Vaisnava son Premananda. I am in due receipt of your very kind letter dated 28th December.
Allahabad
1971-01-27Sukadevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sukadeva — January 27, 1971

Letter to: Sukadeva

Tucson

My dear Sukadeva,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to hear that you have now opened a center in Tucson, Arizona. It has been my desire to open 108 branches of our society all over the world and due to the sincere efforts of devotees such as your good self, it is actually happening. If you simply follow the regulative principles strictly, always chant Hare Krishna and just depen…
Allahabad
1971-01-28Edithplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Edith — January 28, 1971

Letter to: Edith

My dear Edith,

Please accept my blessings, presently I am touring India and so have just now received your letter dated 3d August, 1970 and am replying it herewith.

We are presently in the age; called Kali yuga, or the age of quarrel and dissention where man is very shortlived and not so very intelligent. But the most regrettable characteristic of this age, is that man has forgotten God. He is claiming God is dead or I am god, etc. Just try to understand how much degraded thi…
Bombay
1971-01-28Upendraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Upendra — January 27, 1971

Letter to: Upendra

Suva, Fiji

My dear Upendra,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your two letters dated 16th and 17th Narayana, 484, along with enclosures of pictures and news clippings. I am so pleased to see you and your good wife in every picture in different poses of preaching work. That is real Krsna consciousness service to preach the message of the Holy Name to all persons. And they appear to be all responding very enthusiastically to your preaching; that is v…
Allahabad
1971-01-30Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — January 30, 1971

Letter to: Jagadisa

My dear Jagadisa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 13rd January, 1971 and also the telegram sent by you indicating that Drew Pederson should not be initiated. None of the devotees recommended by you have been initiated as yet. I am still waiting for either their own beads to be sent or preferably $5.00 to cover the cost of tulasi beads gotten from here, as well as shipping costs. In either case some presentation should also accompany the …
Allahabad
1971-01-31Mulchand Deomalplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mulchand Deomal — January 31, 1971

Letter to: Mulchand Deomal

Sri Mulchand Deomal

Dad Bathena Bldg;

Palia St., Nanpura;

Surat

My dear Mulchand Deomalji,

Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your two letters dated 22nd and 23d January, 1971, respectively and I beg to acknowledge with thanks your contribution of Rs. 100.
Allahabad
1971-02-04Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — February 4, 1971

Letter to: Mukunda

London

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings AND OFFER THE SAME TO YOUR good wife Janaki. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 25th December, 1970, along with pictures of Regent
Allahabad
1971-02-04Murariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Murari — February 4, 1971

Letter to: Murari

London

My dear Murari,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated 1st and 6th January, 1971, and I thank you for the copies of Krsna Book payments made to Dai Nippon. I have been doing extensive touring recently and my mailing is not always received or dispatched timely, so this late reply. I think by now your good wife is with you in London once more. I am confident that if you simply take our principles very seriously and follow them rigidly, eve…
Allahabad
1971-02-04Nayanabhiramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nayanabhirama — February 4, 1971

Letter to: Nayanabhirama

Philadelphia

My dear Nayana Bhirama,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 14th January, 1971. Also I have received the two American express money orders one for $65.00 and one for $1.00 enclosed therein as well as a $15.00 maintenance fund check sent by your good self some weeks before and received by me on 29th December, 1970.
Allahabad
1971-02-06Bali-mardanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bali-mardana — February 6, 1971

Letter to: Bali-mardana

Singapore

My dear Bali-mardana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 17th January, 1971. I am so glad to hear how you have secured a huge house until March 31st at no charge. It is all encouraging. If we can have this place on a permanent basis, that will be very good. And I shall be glad to go there whenever you will call me. Presently I am planning to return to U.S.A. by the end of March.
Bombay
1971-02-07Central Bank of Indiaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Central Bank of India — February 7, 1971

Letter to: Central Bank of India

Central Bank of India,

Calcutta

Dear Sir;

Re: My SB A/c. No. 11407 with you.

Kindly transfer all the balance of my above account to your Camac Street Branch as I have changed my address to
Calcutta
1971-02-08Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — February 8, 1971

Letter to: Dayananda

Los Angeles

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am very much pleased to receive your letter dated 27th January, 1971. I have been thinking of you and not having heard anything from you in such a long time, so I
Calcutta
1971-02-09Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — February 9, 1971

Letter to: Satsvarupa

Boston

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I hope that everything is going on well there with the production of Bhagavad-gita. In this regards please make the following addition to the text:
Calcutta
1971-02-10Advaitaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Advaita — February 10, 1971

Letter to: Advaita

Boston

My dear Advaita,

Please accept my blessings. I have not heard from you in a while, but my mail has been undelivered for some time due to travel. Please offer my blessings also to your good wife and child.
Gorakhpur
1971-02-10Central Bank of Indiaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Central Bank of India — February 10, 1971

Letter to: Central Bank of India

Central Bank of India

Bombay

Dear Sir:

Re: My Home Savings Account No. 14538 with you.

Please find enclosed check No. A-T458304 for Rs. 3305.50 (Rupees three thousand three hundred and five and fifty paise only).
Gorakhpur
1971-02-11Danavirplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Danavir — February 11, 1971

Letter to: Danavir

Los Angeles

My dear Sriman Danavir,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to have in hand your letter dated nil from Los Angeles Temple. You are a very fortunate boy that you have got a very good friend in Sriman Madhukanta Das because he has actually saved you from the clutches of Maya. I am so glad to see that you are understanding the distinction between Krsna Consciousness and materialistic frustrated consciousness by association with this Movement. Thank you for y…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-11Tradhis, Nagapatniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tradhis, Nagapatni — February 11, 1971

Letter to: Tradhis, Nagapatni

My dear Sriman Tradhis and my dear daughter Nagapatni Devi Dasi,

Please both accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated nil from our Los Angeles New Dvaraka Temple, and I am very glad that you have come to join our family of Krsna which is the original eternal, blissful family of all living souls as parts and parcels of the Supreme Personality of Godhead Krsna. It is so much pleasing to me that you and many, many young boys and girls are finding…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-12Gunagrahiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gunagrahi — February 12, 1971

Letter to: Gunagrahi

My dear Gunagrahi Das Brahmacari,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your nice letter dated 27th December, 1970, and I am so glad to know that you have been staying at our Buffalo Temple and you are now the Sankirtana leader there. This is very good news. The spreading of this Sankirtana Movement is the best service to the greater humanity and all living entities in general because it revives the divine nature of the soul in Krsna Consciousness. So…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Central Bank of Indiaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Central Bank of India — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Central Bank of India

Central Bank of India

Bombay-26

Dear Sir:

Re: My H.S.B. Account No. 14538 with You.

I beg to inform you that I am travelling all over the country and whenever there is some collection I transfer the money by mail transfer. I had no difficulty anywhere, but here in Gorakhpur it is the first time that a branch has charged for the transfer. Previous to this they did not charge. Neither in Surat, Amritsar, Allahabad, Indore, etc. did they charge for my mail tran…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Deviplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Devi — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Devi

Miami

My dear Daughter Devi Dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I have received one letter from Sriman Sridama Das Adhikari in which he recommends you for initiation into our Krsna consciousness Movement. I have also received your beads, but I have not received any letter from you. Thank you very much for the contribution check for fifty dollars to my book fund. This kind of offering of some gift to the Spiritual Master at the time of initiation is the proper duty of the discipl…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Jagadisa

Toronto

My dear Jagadisa,

Please accept my blessings. I was very glad to receive your letter dated 31st January, 1971. As you have recommended, I have duly initiated the four new devotees and their names are as follows: John
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 24th January, 9171, and noted the contents.

I was very glad to initiate Sandy and her spiritual name is now Srimati Kanta Devi Dasi. I have sent reply to her letter and her beads duly chanted by separate post. They should be arriving soon. I have also sent many other sets of beads and letters in the same package and I think you can more easily distribute them to their re…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Madhudvisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madhudvisa — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Madhudvisa

My dear Madhudvisa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 8th February, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully.

I am very glad to learn that there is good chance of presenting and preaching our cult in South India, so immediately I
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Sridamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sridama — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Sridama

Miami

My dear Sridama,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife and all the other Prabhus there. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 13rd January, 1971, along with one set of beads for chanting and recommendation for the initiation of Debbie. I have duly chanted her beads and given her the spiritual name Devi Dasi. I have sent her a letter along with her beads separately. I think you will receive them soon. I beg to thank you for the ini…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Syamasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Syamasundara — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Syamasundara

Bombay

My dear Syamasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your tow letters dated 8th February, 1971 and nil, respectively.

From the beginning it was my program not to sell books but to make life members. The idea is that in India when we speak of price Rs. 64/ for KRSNA book or say Rs. 30/ for Bhagavad-Gita As It Is, practically their hearts begins to fade because in India most of them are not accustomed to pay so much price but when we speak of …
Gorakhpur
1971-02-15Yugalakisoraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yugalakisora — February 15, 1971

Letter to: Yugalakisora

Toronto

My dear Sriman Yugalakisora Das Brahmacari,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your repentant letter dated 28th January, 1971, and I am so much glad that you have again come to our camp after some time being mislead by Maya. You should take severe warning from this incident and not treat the matter as very light. Maya is always peeping for a chance to allure the neophyte devotees from the path of Krsna Consciousness and this potential d…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Bhagavanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavan — February 16, 1971

Letter to: Bhagavan

Detroit

My dear Bhagavan das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 21st January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to hear that you are making a determined effort to increase the life membership program. The program has become so successful here in India and I am sure that it will become even more successful in U.S.A. So do it enthusiastically and with perseverance and Krishna will help you.
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Dinesh Candraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dinesh Candra — February 16, 1971

Letter to: Dinesh Candra

Boston

My dear Dinesh Candra,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 23d January, 1971 and enclosed with one letter from your good wife Krsna Devi. It is so much encouraging that you are distributing our books so nicely in the Boston area and especially that several bookstore chains have taken so many copies of KRSNA book and TLC So see to it that this program continues there in Boston with increasing volume. That will be a great success …
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Gargamuniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gargamuni — February 16, 1971

Letter to: Gargamuni

Gainesville, Florida

My dear Gargamuni Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to receive your letter dated 2nd February, 1971, although it was redirected from one place to another. At the present moment, I am staying in a big bungalow of Gita Press of Gorakhpur. Temporarily we have installed nice big Deities and people are coming here to the fullest extent of the hall. Our preaching on the basis of Personal God is almost revolutionary in India also. Last night…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Hladiniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hladini — February 16, 1971

Letter to: Hladini

Chicago

My dear Hladinidevi Dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you for your kind letter dated 21st January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully.

Yes, the mind is subject to so many impressions from past activities as well as so many past lifetimes, so when disturbing thoughts enter your mind you should simply ignore them. Actually the process is to always remember the Lotus Feet of the Lord, but this is not an automatic thing. It takes so much practice due to…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Krsna Deviplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna Devi — February 16, 1971

Letter to: Krsna Devi

Boston

My dear Krsna Devi,

Please accept my blessings. I am so glad to have received your letter dated 23d January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. So far as opening a center in Israel, I have all approval. Immediately you can open correspondence with one boy from Israel who has written me twice to come there and open a center. He is very eager to help. His name and address are as follows: Yacov Shames; c/o Dr. Ritchie; 79 Rehov Bait Vegan; Bait Vegan; Jerusa…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Ranadhiraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ranadhira — February 16, 1971

Letter to: Ranadhira

Pittsburgh

My dear Ranadhira,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your telegram received by me on 11th February, 1971. Yes, I have all blessings for the happy marriage of Haladhara Prabhu and Joan Prabhu, so you may immediately do the needful in this regards.
Gorakhpur
1971-02-16Upendraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Upendra — February 16, 1971

Letter to: Upendra

Suva, Fiji

My dear Upendra,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 24th January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully.

You have asked that somebody go there to Fiji to assist you so if you can arrange for passage, then one very intelligent boy, Amrtananda, who knows English, Hindi and Bengali, can go and help you. You can send the money to the Calcutta Address as follows: 11B Jatindra Mohan Ave., Calcutta-6, INDIA. Upon receipt of your m…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-19Geraldplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gerald — February 19, 1971

Letter to: Gerald

My dear Gerald,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your nice letter dated Lachine, 23rd December, 1970. I am travelling all over India just now on preaching tour and Samkirtan, so sometimes my mail is delayed.
ISKCON Akash Ganga Bldg; 89 Bhulabhai Desai Road; Bombay-26 India
1971-02-19Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — February 19, 1971

Letter to: Rupanuga

Buffalo

My dear Rupanuga,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your kind letters dated from London and Buffalo respectively. I am so pleased to learn of favorable reports of your touring and you
Gorakhpur
1971-02-21Citsukhanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Citsukhananda — February 21, 1971

Letter to: Citsukhananda

My dear Citsukhananda,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife, Srimati Candravali Dasi, and your son. I was glad to receive your encouraging letter dated 6th January, 1971. It is very good news that your Temple has attracted so many sincere, intelligent and enthusiastic devotees. Please see them all trained nicely in devotional service and let them continue to follow the regulative principles and work on patiently. Patience is required for the …
Gorakhpur
1971-02-22Devakinandanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Devakinandana — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Devakinandana

c/o ISKCON

“New Vrindaban”

RD. 3, MOUNDSVILLE,

West Virginia, U.S.A.

Tridandi Goswami

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

Box 387, Fort,

Bombay-1 INDIA

(Attached to letter to Kirtananananda Maharaja, Febuary 22nd, 1971)
Bombay
1971-02-22Dr. Baltwant Singhplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. Baltwant Singh — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Dr. Baltwant Singh

Dear Dr. Baltwant Singh,

Please accept my greetings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your kind letter No. 2/2/3 dated 22nd January, 1971. I thank you very much for your kind invitation to our organization for visiting your place. Since a very long time I was thinking of going to your place but there was no opportunity to do so. Now as our movement is spreading all over the world and I am working at present in India, two of my disciples, husband and wife, have alre…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-22Hayagrivaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hayagriva — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Hayagriva

Sriman Hayagriva Das Adhikary

c/o New Vrindaban

R.D. 3, Moundsville, W. Va. 26041

Akash-Ganga Bldg, flat no. 7

89 Bhulabhai Desai Road

Bombay-26, INDIA

My Dear Hayagriva,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 30th January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. At present I am staying at Gorakhpur, an important city in Northern India and we having very good preaching work in India. The membership program is helping us mov…
Bombay
1971-02-22Jitendriyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jitendriya — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Jitendriya

ISKCON; Akash-Gnaga Bldg, floor 7;

89 Bhulebhei Desai Rd.

Bombay-26, INDIA

My Dear Jitendriya,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated 14th and 28th January, 1971 respectively, and have noted the contents carefully. Also I
Bombay
1971-02-22Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Kirtanananda

His Grace Kirtanananda Swami;

c/o New Vrindaban; R.D. 3

Moundsville, W.Va. 26041

Akash-Ganga Bldg, flat 7;

89 Bhulabhai Desai Rd.

Bombay-26, INDIA

My Dear Kirtanananda Maharaja,
Bombay
1971-02-22Niranjanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Niranjana — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Niranjana

My dear Niranjana,

Please accept my blessings. I am glad to receive your letter dated 15th Feb. 71. I am so glad that you are performing devotional service seriously by chanting 16 rounds daily. Do not be agitated with the criticism of your friends because Caitanya Mahaprabhu said that one should be humbler that a blade of grass and should be more tolerant than a tree for chanting Hare Krishna Mantra. So stick to the principle of chanting 16 rounds daily and reading our bo…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-22Reserve Bank of Indiaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Reserve Bank of India — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Reserve Bank of India

Chief Controller of Foreign Exchange

Reserve Bank of India

New Delhi

Dear Sir:

I beg to inform you that on account of the Krishna Consciousness Movement started by me in the Western countries I have got many thousands of disciples. These disciples want to pay me something as a matter of etiquette and I want to utilize this money for printing different kinds of books on this Krishna Consciousness Movement.
Gorakhpur
1971-02-22Visnujanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Visnujana — February 22, 1971

Letter to: Visnujana

Houston

My dear Visnujana Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your encouraging letter dated 1st February, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. The pamphlet enclosed by you is very nice and I am translating it into Hindi. You have very diligently collected all the purports in Srimad-Bhagavatam and have presented very nicely our missionary activities, especially in reference to religion, politics, and sociology. Actually we want to establish …
Gorakhpur
1971-02-23Jayapatakaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayapataka — February 23, 1971

Letter to: Jayapataka

Calcutta

My dear Jayapataka Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 17th February, 1971 and have noted the contents. You have asked for some men so immediately another batch of two men, Revatinandana and Durlabh Das Adhikari are going today carrying this letter. Durlabh Das has got camera films and machine and so he will be very good for your work there, and Revatinandana is very well known Sankirtana leader. Next on the 28…
Gorakhpur
1971-02-24Gargamuniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gargamuni — February 24, 1971

Letter to: Gargamuni

Gainesville, Florida

My dear Gargamuni Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. In continuation of my letter dated 16.2.71, I beg to inform you that there is a good chance for going to East Pakistan. Sudama has written from Tokyo that he has contacted a nice muslim friend from Dacca. His address is as follows:
Bombay
1971-02-24Meenakatanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Meenakatan — February 24, 1971

Letter to: Meenakatan

Hamilton, Ontario; Canada

My dear Meenakatan,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your kind letter dated 1st February, 1971 and have noted the contents. I am so glad to hear that you are now at our Hamilton center and how much our movement is being appreciated there. So work enthusiastically along with Dharmaraj and the others to push on this movement and to make Hamilton temple a grand success. Krishna is there in your heart and the more you surrender …
Bombay
1971-02-24Tulsiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tulsi — February 24, 1971

Letter to: Tulsi

San Diego

My dear Tulsi Das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated nil and I thank you very much for it. I am so glad to hear how your Sankirtana programs are expanding, so continue in this way. So far as book distribution is concerned, this program should also be given much energy. Also for distributing our books we have initiated the life membership program. This program has been very successful here in India. If you can develop it nicely ther…
Bombay
1971-02-26Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — February 26, 1971

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 29th January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to hear that you have just returned from a successful touring of the temples in Southern U.S.A. and had an occasion to meet and speak with our sannyasis also. The sannyasis are trying their best. So let them go on as they have been doing and let them do in their own way. There is no trouble.
Bombay
1971-02-28Shyamsunderplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigTelegram to: Shyamsunder — February 28, 1971

Telegram to: Shyamsunder

INDIAN POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS DEPARTMENT

TELEGRAM

SHYAMSUNDER ISKCON AKASH GANGA 7

89 WARDEN ROAD BOMBAY 26

SENDING SEVEN STRONGMEN IMMEDIATELY PROCEEDING THERE IS NO QUESTION OF CANCELLING CROSSMAIDAN.
Bombay
1971-03-04Babhrubahanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Babhrubahan — March 4, 1971

Letter to: Babhrubahan

San Francisco

My dear Babrubahan,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your very kind letter dated 25th January, 1971. Yes, you may get yourself married, provided that you can meet the responsibility of grhastha life. If you marry you will have to work to provide for your wife and family and try to spend at least 50% for Krishna Consciousness.
Bombay
1971-03-04Yogesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yogesvara — March 4, 1971

Letter to: Yogesvara

Hamburg

My dear Yogesvara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 18th January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. Yes, I have already received a copy of your book
Bombay
1971-03-05Abhiramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Abhirama — March 5, 1971

Letter to: Abhirama

Columbus, Ohio

My dear Abhirama Das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated and have noted the contents carefully. I am very anxious that Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu
Bombay
1971-03-05Damodaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Damodara — March 5, 1971

Letter to: Damodara

My dear Damodara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 8th January, 1971 and have noted the contents. Yes, you may like to know that I shall be returning to the U.S.A. by the first week of April. There are so many devotees who have been recommended for initiations by the temple presidents. So when I return I shall initiate them all. At that time, Nolen Prabhu may also become initiated by me. He certainly sounds qualified. Please offe…
Bombay
1971-03-05Jananivasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jananivasa — March 5, 1971

Letter to: Jananivasa

Columbus, Ohio

My dear Jananivasa,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you for your kind letter dated 13rd January, 1971 and have noted the contents carefully. I am so glad to hear how everything has been improving there in our Columbus center, and how preaching is going on so nicely. Simply if you work with enthusiasm and patience and depend on Krishna, then He will give you all facility to make our Columbus center a grand success.
Bombay
1971-03-05Syamasundaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Syamasundara — March 5, 1971

Letter to: Syamasundara

Bombay

My dear Syamasundara,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated 2nd March, 1971. It is very encouraging. I’ve received one telegram from Hansadutta. It is understood he has personally gone to Jaipur to take the Deities, and he will personally take them to Bombay, so there is no anxiety for the Deities. You can go on preparing the throne and dress very gorgeously. Regarding going to Madras, it may be postponed for the time being. We …
Bombay
1971-03-05Vamanadevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vamanadeva — March 5, 1971

Letter to: Vamanadeva

St. Louis

My dear Vamanadeva,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 10th January, 1971 and have noted the contents. Also I’ve received the very nice article enclosed and it has been appreciated by our Indian friends here also. And thank you very much for sending regular maintenance fund checks, via L.A.
Bombay
 
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