Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1973-01-02Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — January 2, 1973

Letter to: Hansadutta

Heidelberg, West Germany

My dear Hansadutta,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter Dec. 19, 1972, and I have not yet received the sample copy of Bhagavad-gita
Bombay
1973-01-02Tejiyasplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tejiyas — January 2, 1973

Letter to: Tejiyas

New Delhi

My dear Tejiyas,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated 21 September 1972 is in hand and I am especially glad to note that you have got that apartment in Bengali Market, Babar Road. Now you have got facility for spreading Krsna consciousness in Delhi, and I know that you are very sincere and serious preacher, therefore Krsna has given you to utilize on His behalf. You have mentioned one life member meeting and some queen is helping, but I do not understand …
Bombay
1973-01-03Bhavanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhavananda — January 3, 1973

Letter to: Bhavananda

Calcutta

My dear Bhavananda,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated December 29, 1972, is in hand, and I am especially pleased to hear that our Tarun Babu is now little more inclined and coming daily to the Calcutta temple. That will be a great occasion, as he has suggested us, to lead the sankirtana party of two lacs of men through Calcutta on Lord Caitanya
Bombay
1973-01-03Prabhavisnuplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Prabhavisnu — January 3, 1973

Letter to: Prabhavisnu

London

My dear Prabha Visnu,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 1, 1973, and I am very glad to hear from you the wonderful news of travelling party in England. I think the people of that place are becoming more and more inclined for this Krishna Consciousness movement, they are inviting you to stay at their houses, they are taking books, becoming sometimes devotees
Bombay
1973-01-04Dhruvanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dhruvananda — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Dhruvananda

My dear Dhruvananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 17, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. You have asked me several questions about the deity worship in Los Angeles, so I shall answer them one after another: Your first question, shall Srimati Radharani
Bombay
1973-01-04Dinatariniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dinatarini — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Dinatarini

Dallas

My dear Dinatarini Dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter from Dallas School dated December 26, 1972, along with examples of the children
Bombay
1973-01-04Georgeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: George — January 4, 1973

Letter to: George

London

My dear George,

Please accept my blessings. I was informed by some of my disciples at London, namely, Dhananjaya, Jaya Hari, Revatinandana Swami and others, that you so kindly have sent your car and drive to our place filled-up with fruits and flowers to offer to Radha and Krishna on the Disappearance day of my Guru Maharaja, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura. I am so much pleased that you have thought of Him in that way, thank you very much. Surely you will bec…
Bombay
1973-01-04Jaduraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jadurani — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Jadurani

New York

My dear Jadurani,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 16, 1972, along with photos from Srimad-Bhagavatam. To answer your questions,
Bombay
1973-01-04Krsna Gopalaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsna Gopala — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Krsna Gopala

Delhi

My dear Krsna Gopala,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter December 30, 1972, is in hand, I have only just now got it, so tomorrow is your Sharadh ceremony of your father, so I do not know if this letter will reach you in time to be of any help in the matter. But for conducting Sharadh ceremony, that should be done in our temple, and feasting should be arranged in the temple. Afterwards, the prasada should be distributed to friends and relatives. Perform kirta…
Bombay
1973-01-04Madhukaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Madhukara — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Madhukara

St. Louis

My dear Madhukara,

I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 22, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. For these questions arising between married husband and wife, you are requesting me to leave your wife and take the vanaprastha order of life, for these questions you must consult with and take permission from presidents and GBC. Yes, I know your wife Lilasakti, and I know that she is very serious and advanced disciple. But now you are…
Bombay
1973-01-04Revatinandanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Revatinandana — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Revatinandana

My dear Revatinandana,

Please accept my blessings. Just now I have received some more requests for giving first initiation from Dhananjaya, and now I am receiving weekly not less than ten to fifteen such requests from new students. So it is becoming very expensive to send so many sets of beads such long distance, and it has become little bothersome for me also, so I think now you may be appointed by me to give first initiations to new disciples by chanting on their bea…
Bombay
1973-01-04Sama, Sammitaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sama, Sammita — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Sama, Sammita

Baltimore

My dear Sama and Sammita Dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 22, 1972, and I am so glad to hear that you are reopening the Baltimore temple and that you are prepared to stay there your life long for developing it to the highest standard. Yes, I was little disturbed to hear that we had closed down the Baltimore temple before. Baltimore is a very important city of your country and we must maintain our ce…
Bombay
1973-01-04Subrata Lahiriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subrata Lahiri — January 4, 1973

Letter to: Subrata Lahiri

My dear Subrata Lahiri,

Please accept my greetings and blessings. I have received your letter and I very much appreciate your kind sentiments. It appears that you are an intelligent man because you approach submissively and not to argue. In your letter you mention Bhagavad-gita. Actually the whole purpose of Bhagavad-gita is to revive our sanatana-dharma, which is the eternal occupation of the living entity. Sanatana-dharma does not refer to any sectarian process or r…
Bombay
1973-01-05Bhagavata Maharajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavata Maharaja — January 5, 1973

Letter to: Bhagavata Maharaja

The in-Charge,

Sri Bhagavata Maharaja,

The Gaudiya Mission,

Kali Prasad Cakravarti Lane,

Bagh Bazar,

Calcutta-3

My dear Bhagavata Maharajaji,

Please accept my humble obeisances. Enclosed please find the original of one card received by me from our God-brother in Chandigarh, wherein he has requested to take another order shipment of our books for selling from the Math at Chandigarh. Similarly, in Bombay, Visakhapatnam, Rajamundhry, and other places all over I…
Bombay
1973-01-05Bhutatmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhutatma — January 5, 1973

Letter to: Bhutatma

San Francisco

My dear Bhutatma,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 18, 1972, forwarded to me here at Bombay. I am very happy to hear from you that everything is going nicely in the San Francisco temple. Upon your recommendation I am very glad to accept the six new students as my duly initiated disciples. Their letter is enclosed herewith. As for chanting on their beads, I have delegated Kirtanananda Swami to chant on the …
Bombay
1973-01-05Dvija Hariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dvija Hari — January 5, 1973

Letter to: Dvija Hari

Calcutta

My dear Dvija Hari,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated January 3, 1973, is in hand, and I am enclosing by way of reply also the letter from Tejiyas and my reply to him. So far your being
Bombay
1973-01-05Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — January 5, 1973

Letter to: Jagadisa

Toronto

My dear Jagadisa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated December 14 and 27, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. I am especially happy to hear from you about the huge distribution of books in the Canada Zone. That is the most auspicious sign. You are making good progress, that I can understand. As soon as I see that there is such increased book distribution figures, I take that to mean that all other programs are successful …
Bombay
1973-01-05Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — January 5, 1973

Letter to: Kirtanananda

New Vrndaban

My dear Kirtanananda,

Please accept my blessings. Now I am getting so many requests to take first initiation from temples in your country, and once before I had empowered you to chant the beads on my behalf, so henceforth, as long as I am away from America and Canada, I am requesting all of the temple presidents in that zone of North America and South America to send the beads of the new devotees to you at New Vrndaban. The candidates for new devotees will…
Bombay
1973-01-05Ravindra Svarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ravindra Svarupa — January 5, 1973

Letter to: Ravindra Svarupa

[To Ravindra Svarupa]

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fully, it is very nice. So preach in this way, whatever is palatable to the student class, and give them factual Krsna Consciousness. In this way, try to recruit some men from the student class of men for joining us as future leaders of our Society. If we simply go on expanding and there are no qualified men to lead, then everything will be spoiled eventually. So you have got the best opportunity for this great service to Krsna,…
Bombay
1973-01-05Tejiyasplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tejiyas — January 5, 1973

Letter to: Tejiyas

New Delhi

My dear Tejiyas,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 1, 1973, and I am very happy to learn from you about all of the progress in Vrndaban and Delhi. You are coming to Bombay very soon, so we will speak at more length when you see me. When you come we shall discuss with Mahamsa and Yasodanandana about the funds for Vrndaban building work. I am very glad to hear that Puranjana has been able to obtain the CCP Certific…
Bombay
1973-01-09Cyavanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Cyavana — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Cyavana

Nairobi

My dear Cyavana,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated January 3, 1973, is in hand and I have noted the contents with much encouragement. Your plan for rotating the chief man at Nairobi Center is nice, provided the sense of authority and continuity is not weakened by so much switching of head men. As long as you are recognized to be the leader of Nairobi Center with full authority in all matters, that is the point. This constantly changing the head man and w…
Bombay
1973-01-09Damodaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Damodara — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Damodara

My dear Damodara,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated December 28, 1972 is in hand and I have noted the contents carefully. Upon your recommendation I am happy to accept the six applicants as my duly initiated disciples, and their letter is enclosed herewith. You may request them to send their beads to Kirtanananda in New Vrndavana for chanting on them on my behalf. I have given that responsibility as it is too costly to send so many beads such great distance by a…
Bombay
1973-01-09Hariprasadaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hariprasada — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Hariprasada

Hyderabad

My dear Hariprasadaji,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated December 27, 1972 and January 2, 1973, and I have noted the contents with great care. Now your brother is here with me and I am talking with him daily what we shall do in Hyderabad. So you needn
Bombay
1973-01-09Hayagrivaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hayagriva — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Hayagriva

Calcutta

My dear Hayagriva,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated January 1, 1973, is in hand, and I have noted the contents with great care. Who tells you not to edit? I have never said. I said to stop this intoxication, but not your editing. You say it is rumor only, but I have heard it several times from other persons. So let it remain as rumor, don
Bombay
1973-01-09Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated December 28, 1972, is in hand and I have noted the contents carefully. According to our Vedic process, polygamy is allowed. For example, Krsna married 16,000 wives, Arjuna married 3 or 4 wives, Krsna
Bombay
1973-01-09Mr. Robert Keeneplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mr. Robert Keene — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Mr. Robert Keene

1529 Alton Drive,

Akron,

Ohio 44313

My dear Mr. Robert Keene,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 20, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great concern. I do not know what are exactly the facts of the matter, but if there are any discrepancies as you say in the temples of ISKCON, they should be immediately rectified by conscientious officers. Of course, we cannot expect to find always any utopia in this mate…
Bombay
1973-01-09Prahladanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Prahladananda — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Prahladananda

Austin, Texas

My dear Prahladananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated December 31, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. Yes, that will be the best idea, to move your Austin temple closer to the University where there are so many potential devotees. Of course, we may set up our camp below any tree and preach anywhere, but because they will expect some comfortable place just to their standard of comfort, therefore we provide…
Bombay
1973-01-09Ramesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramesvara — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Ramesvara

My dear Ramesvara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 27, 1972, and with great happiness I have read your figures of amount of books sold during three-day period, December 22-24, 1972. It is scarcely believable that more than 17,100 books could have been sold by one temple in three days! That indicates to me that people are at last becoming little serious about this Krsna Consciousness movement in your country. Otherwise,…
India
1973-01-09Satsvarupa, Hrdayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa, Hrdayananda — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Satsvarupa, Hrdayananda

Dallas

My dear Satsvarupa and Hrdayananda,

Please accept my blessings. Your letters dated December 25, 1972, are in hand and I am very much encouraged also to see the nice photos you have sent me. Especially I am glad to hear that Mohanananda has returned to Dallas School for taking charge of things there. Yes, he was the original pioneer member of Dallas Temple, so he has returned to develop now everything just to the perfect standard of completion. One thi…
Bombay
1973-01-09Upendraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Upendra — January 9, 1973

Letter to: Upendra

Melbourne

My dear Upendra,

Please accept my blessings. I am in receipt of your letter dated Jan. 2, 1973, and I have noted the contents with great care. I am very sorry to hear that you must undergo one operation of surgery upon your hernia condition, that is preventing you from opening a center in Perth. Yes, I can appreciate that you have opened so many centers now, all over the world, so never mind if some others may have to go there in your place. You take good rest and…
Bombay
1973-01-20Puri Maharajjiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Puri Maharajji — January 20, 1973

Letter to: Puri Maharajji

B-11 Sea Face Park,

50 B. Desai Road,

Bombay-26.

My dear Puri Maharajji,

Please accept my blessings. Your letter dated January 5, 1973 is in hand, and I thank you very much for your kind sentiments. I am going to Calcutta on 23rd instant and we shall remain there until February 2nd, giving programs each night at different places in Calcutta. Then we are gong to Australia and New Zealand for one month, returning to Mayapur by first of March. So if you are able to me…
Bombay
1973-01-26Bhakta dasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhakta dasa — January 26, 1973

Letter to: Bhakta dasa

San Diego

My dear Bhakta das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 14, 1973, and I have noted the contents with pleasure.

It is very pleasing to me that you have distributed so many of my books and preached to the students. This is our mission of life, to somehow turn the minds of the conditioned souls to Krsna consciousness and thus give them the highest perfection of life. So you are a very sincere soul and Krsna will …
Calcutta
1973-01-26Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — January 26, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge your letter dated January 2, 1973, regarding the book shipments to India. As I have already informed you by telegram, until further notice you should not dispatch any further shipment of books for India. The position is that I have asked Kesava Prabhu to see to all the book affairs here since in the past two years our books have not been properly managed here. After he takes stock of all boo…
Calcutta
1973-01-26Rogerplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Roger — January 26, 1973

Letter to: Roger

Vancouver

My dear Roger,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of January 5, 1973, and have noted the contents.

Thank you very much for your kind sentiments. By engaging in this Krsna Consciousness Movement you will be perfecting your own life as well as helping others to also come to the platform of God-consciousness. This is the real business of human life, though unfortunately the majority of human beings are neglecting. Now it is our business to wake th…
Calcutta
1973-01-26Sudamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama — January 26, 1973

Letter to: Sudama

Los Angeles

My dear Sudama,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letters dated January 9 and January 15, 1973, and I have noted the contents carefully.

Lord Caitanya is very pleased upon those who dedicate their lives for spreading Krsna consciousness. After all, He is the original promulgator of the Sankirtana Movement. So you may know it that in traveling and preaching about Krsna you are very much pleasing Him. This is the duty of a sannyasi, to travel…
Calcutta
1973-01-27Dayananda, Nandaraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda, Nandarani — January 27, 1973

Letter to: Dayananda, Nandarani

Los Angeles

My dear Dayananda and Nandarani,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of each of your letters dated December 27 and December 28, 1973, respectively, and I have noted the contents carefully.
Calcutta
1973-01-27Marie Priterelplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Marie Priterel — January 27, 1973

Letter to: Marie Priterel

Calle San Luis Potosi 189

Mexico 7; D-F.

My dear Marie Priterel,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 4, 1973, which I have read carefully.
Calcutta
1973-01-27Turyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Turya — January 27, 1973

Letter to: Turya

Mexico City

My dear Turya dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter of December 21, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. The reports that have come from our Mexico City temple have always been encouraging and I am glad to learn that now you wish to increase your service still further. Krsna is unlimited, and His devotees
Calcutta
1973-01-28Hillel Ben-Amiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hillel Ben-Ami — January 28, 1973

Letter to: Hillel Ben-Ami

Washington D.C.

Dear Hillel Ben-Ami,

I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter, undated, and I have noted the contents very carefully. Thank you very much for your kind sentiments. Now try and understand our philosophy very carefully by reading all of our books, such as
Calcutta
1973-01-28Hladiniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hladini — January 28, 1973

Letter to: Hladini

New Vrindaban

My dear Hladini Devi Dasi

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 1, 1973, and I have noted the contents with great pleasure. It is so nice to see how enthusiastic you are in executing this process of devotional service and how much you like your engagement there in New Vrindaban. So you continue in this way, always thinking of Krsna, chanting 16 rounds, reading the books, and doing your daily chores all on behalf …
Calcutta
1973-01-28Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — January 28, 1973

Letter to: Kirtanananda

My dear Kirtanananda Swami,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 10 January 1973, and I have noted the contents with great pleasure. I can see that Krsna is giving you more and more facility for developing this New Vrindaban scheme. So this is very nice. I am very pleased that you have acquired some more cows. In Mayapur also we have some cows now. So you are the manager there, and in cooperation with the GBC men it is up to you …
Calcutta
1973-01-28Krsnanandiniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Krsnanandini — January 28, 1973

Letter to: Krsnanandini

Nashville, Tennessee

My dear Krsnandini Devi Dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I be to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 9/25/72, which has just now been forwarded to me from Vrindaban. So there has been some delay. Please do not be disturbed. So for the time being you may call the baby Bhakta Gaura, and then initiated can take place when she is grown more, not now. So you are my initiated disciple, and I must instruct you to be sure to always follow the regulat…
Calcutta
1973-01-28Nayanabhiramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nayanabhirama — January 28, 1973

Letter to: Nayanabhirama

New York

My dear Nayanabhirama,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 1/1/73 and have noted the contents with great pleasure. It is so nice to hear how your wife Daivisakti Devi Dasi is distributing so many books and collecting big big donations for the Lord. This is very very pleasing to me, as our book distribution and collecting of funds is so much important for pushing on this movement. So if all of the devotees in New York …
Calcutta
1973-01-28Palikaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Palika — January 28, 1973

Letter to: Palika

My dear Palika Devi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 1/17/73 and have noted the contents with great care. You may be pleased to know that your husband has now taken sannyasa order of life for preaching the message of Lord Caitanya. Similarly you have gone alone to Hyderabad for pushing on the preaching work and I am very glad to hear that you have arrived safely.
ISKCON Calcutta
1973-01-28Thakura Haridasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Thakura Haridasa — January 28, 1973

Letter to: Thakura Haridasa

Los Angeles

My dear Thakura Haridasa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 15th January, 1973, and I have noted the contents carefully. It is very nice to see that you are so enthusiastic for assisting me in pushing on this Krsna Consciousness movement. That is very nice. Now make sure you chant the 16 rounds every day on the beads, attend the classes, and follow all the regulative principles very rigidly. This will make you…
Calcutta
1973-01-29Amoghaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Amogha — January 29, 1973

Letter to: Amogha

Jakarta

My dear Amogha das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 18, 1973, and I have noted the contents with great interest. It is so nice you are arranging our preaching program there in Indonesia. So I have left it to Madhudvisa Swami to arrange the dates of the program there. But one thing is, you should not arrange more than one program per day, and that program should either be in the morning or after 5:00 at night. I wa…
Calcutta
1973-01-29Ksirodakasayiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ksirodakasayi — January 29, 1973

Letter to: Ksirodakasayi

85, Duddon Hill Lane,

London N.W. 10,

My dear Ksirodakasayi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 7 January, 1973, and have noted the contents with great care. Thank you very much for the information enclosed. There is no difference between brahmacari, grhastha, vanaprastha, and sannyasi. Simply grhastha means that he lives outside the temple with wife, that is the only difference. Otherwise grhastha must follow the same regul…
Calcutta
1973-01-29Ram Prashadplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ram Prashad — January 29, 1973

Letter to: Ram Prashad

Ram Prashad

232, Sector 20-A

Chandigarh

Dear Ram Prashad,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 10, 1973, and I have noted the contents.
Calcutta
1973-01-29Sukadeva 2plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sukadeva 2 — January 29, 1973

Letter to: Sukadeva 2

My dear Sukadeva das,

I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 1/8/73, and I have noted the contents with satisfaction. Thank you very much for your kind sentiments. This attitude of serving first the spiritual master is the correct one, for only by the mercy of the spiritual master can one obtain the mercy of Krsna. Just as we sing every morning yasya prasadad bhagavad-prasado yasya prasada na gatih kuto
Calcutta
1973-01-31Gunagrahiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gunagrahi — January 31, 1973

Letter to: Gunagrahi

Buffalo

My dear Gunagrahi das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 5, 1973, and I have noted the contents carefully.

Krsna Consciousness means always increasing, so I am glad to see that you are remaining enthusiastic to push on this Krsna Consciousness movement more and more. Your request for initiation is approved by me, and I have sent a letter in this regard. You are president of Buffalo temple, so in consultation wit…
Calcutta
1973-01-31Rajiblocanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rajiblocan — January 31, 1973

Letter to: Rajiblocan

Miami

My dear Rajiblocan das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 20, 1972, and I have noted the contents carefully. As you are temple president, that is a great responsibility. So you must try to execute it with great care. The main thing is that you must set nice example for the others by following very rigidly the regulative principles, such as chanting 16 rounds on the beads, reading the books, getting up to attend m…
Calcutta
1973-01-31Sri Govindaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sri Govinda — January 31, 1973

Letter to: Sri Govinda

Evanston, Illinois

My dear Sri Govinda das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated January 15, 1973, and I have noted the contents with great interest. It is so very nice to hear how the book distribution is going on. This is our main business, distributing these books all over the world and thus turning the minds of the fallen souls towards Krsna.
Calcutta
1973-02-06Danavirplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Danavir — February 6, 1973

Letter to: Danavir

Los Angeles

My dear Danavir das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 14, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care.

It is very nice that you are desiring to assist me in preaching the message of Lord Caitanya all over the world. We need so many preachers to push on this Krsna Consciousness movement and expand our activities. So you continue your engagements and when I come to Los Angeles it will be opportune time for di…
Calcutta
1973-02-10Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — February 10, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

Dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of 1/24/73 concerning polygamy and feel that this policy must be strictly prohibited within our society. If it is not it shall only cause chaos, as what was possible under the system of pure Vedic Culture is impossible at the present time.
Melbourne
1973-02-10Kurusresthaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kurusrestha — February 10, 1973

Letter to: Kurusrestha

My dear Kurusrestha,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 16th, and have noted the contents carefully. I can see that Lord Caitanya is giving you good intelligence to carry on in this way and infiltrate all facets of society with the sublime process of Krishna Consciousness, for this is the only way that you can save these rascals. Regarding your progams for specialized public relations department as far as my experiences go, I hav…
Melbourne
1973-02-10Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — February 10, 1973

Letter to: Satsvarupa

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 22nd, and 23rd and have noted the contents carefully. I am very much encouraged that you are taking this program of preaching to the college students seriously and this is very important program. Regarding your various questions. First let us understand that polygamy cannot be permitted in our society. Legally it is impossible and neither are there many of our devotees who are…
Melbourne
1973-02-10Tamala Krsna, Jayapataka, Bhavananda, Gargamuniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tamala Krsna, Jayapataka, Bhavananda, Gargamuni — February 10, 1973

Letter to: Tamala Krsna, Jayapataka, Bhavananda, Gargamuni

My dear Tamala Krishna, Jayapataka, Bhavananda and Gargamuni,

Please accept my blessings. While travelling here to Melbourne I was thinking how wonderful our Mayapur project is and how it can be developed in the future. I want that Mayapur be self-sufficient by having its own production of grains, vegetables, fruits and milk products etc., to the extent that you will be able to feed at least 500 men daily. This will be better than tryi…
Melbourne
1973-02-11Guru-gaurangaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Guru-gauranga — February 11, 1973

Letter to: Guru-gauranga

My dear Guru Gauranga,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of you letter dated January 24th, and have noted the contents carefully. I am very much encouraged to hear of your increased Sankirtana movement and your return to Geneva to open up still another chapter in Lord Caitanya
Melbourne
1973-02-11Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — February 11, 1973

Letter to: Kirtanananda

My dear Kirtanananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter and I approve of the initiations of Bill Allan who is now to be called Balaji das, Paul Terry who is now to be called Parambrahma das, Richard Selvin who is now Radhanatha das and Tom Meyers who is now Taru das. I hope this meets you in good health.
Melbourne
1973-02-11Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — February 11, 1973

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 16th and I have noted the contents carefully. I can see from your account that everything is being conducted in a first class fashion and if you continue to spread Lord Caitanya
Melbourne
1973-02-11Tosanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tosana — February 11, 1973

Letter to: Tosana

My dear Tosana,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 25th. and have noted the contents carefully. Your dedication to Srimati Tulasi-devi is very laudable and I am sure that if you consult with Karandhara das he will give you all assistance to help make your dream come true. But carving
Melbourne
1973-02-14Ramesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramesvara — February 14, 1973

Letter to: Ramesvara

My dear Ramesvara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated February 5th. and I have noted the contents carefully. I am very much pleased to hear of your increased book distribution and it gives me great pleasure to hear of your increased eagerness to distribute my literature. Through the distribution of this literature, we can completely annihilate all the bogus yogi groups in the world. Of this fact I am sure. Therefore there is no need for us…
Sydney
1973-02-14Rupanugaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rupanuga — February 14, 1973

Letter to: Rupanuga

My dear Rupanuga,

Please accept my blessings. I am in receipt of your letter dated 31/1/73. After conferring with my various GBC representatives I have concluded that polygamy must be strictly prohibited in our society. Although it is a Vedic institution still there are so many legal implications. Neither are many of our men fixed up enough to tend for more than one wife. Polygamy will simply increase the sex life and our philosophy is to gradually decrease the sex life til…
Sydney
1973-02-15Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — February 15, 1973

Letter to: Satsvarupa

Los Angeles

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated nil and I have noted the contents carefully. I am very pleased to hear of your determination in spreading this Krishna Consciousness philosophy on all these campuses. This is a very important program. Right from the beginning of my mission, I have always stressed and encouraged my disciples to work with the college students. You should not be discouraged if people are not…
Sydney
1973-02-16Citsukhanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Citsukhananda — February 16, 1973

Letter to: Citsukhananda

Caracas

My dear Citsukhananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 4th of February and I have noted the contents carefully. I am very much encouraged by your work in pioneering this movement in South America and I pray to Lord Sri Krishna that he will protect you in all your endeavors. Hanuman and yourself appear to be working so nicely as a team that I am writing to you as a team so you please discuss the points I have mentioned in Ha…
Sydney
1973-02-16Ghanasyamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ghanasyama — February 16, 1973

Letter to: Ghanasyama

Los Angeles

My dear Son,

Please accept my blessings. On the recommendation of Satsvarupa I am herein accepting you as my initiated disciple. Henceforth your name will be GHANASYAMA DASA. Now you must agree to very rigidly follow the rules and regulations, i.e. chanting sixteen rounds of beads daily, rising early and attending Mangala Arati, observing the four principles, attending the classes, eating only bhagavata prasadam as well as working under the instruction of my …
Sydney
1973-02-16Sudamaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sudama — February 16, 1973

Letter to: Sudama

My dear Sudama,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter of 6/2. and I am very much joyful to hear that you are enjoying you preaching activities there in America. Actually this is our real business, preaching, chanting, distributing prasadam and book distribution. This book distribution is especially an important program and it is first class preaching work. So I encourage you to work with all the senior men there in America and encourage them to distri…
Sydney
1973-02-17Govindaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Govinda — February 17, 1973

Letter to: Govinda

My dear Govinda dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 31st. and I have noted the contents carefully. I thank you very much for sending me the nice monogrammed shirts and I am wearing them daily. I am thinking of you and your husband and of the nice devotional service you are performing and I pray that Krishna will give you more and more intelligence to continue in this way.
Sydney
1973-02-17Hansaduttaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hansadutta — February 17, 1973

Letter to: Hansadutta

My dear Hansadutta

Please accept my blessings. While in India last it was brought to my attention that our Sriman Hayagriva das has become deviated from the four basic principles which I have given to all my students for adherence to when they are first initiated. I do not know why he is living in such a way but I feel that he must be brought back to the standard immediately. So I am requesting you as my Governing Board Commissioners to help me bring him back to the stand…
Sydney
1973-02-17Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — February 17, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

My dear Karandhara das,

Please accept my blessings. While in India last it was brought to my attention that our Sriman Hayagriva das has become deviated from the four basic principles which I have given to all my students for adherence to when they are first initiated. I do not know why he is living in such a way but I feel that he must be brought back to the standard immediately. So I am requesting you as my Governing Board Commissioners to help me bring him back to the …
Sydney
1973-02-18Bhaktin Toniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhaktin Toni — February 18, 1973

Letter to: Bhaktin Toni

Los Angeles

My dear Bhaktin Toni,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated February 1st. with the nice pictures of the Sri Sri Radha-Kalacandji Deities in ISKCON Gurukula. I am very much pleased that the Deities are worshiped so nicely and as this continues, the children there will become more and more purified. These children in Gurukula are the most fortunate children in the world, because right from the beginning they are having the assoc…
Sydney
1973-02-18Gurudasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurudasa — February 18, 1973

Letter to: Gurudasa

Vrindaban

My dear Gurudasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated February 6th. and have noted the contents carefully. My heart has become very joyful upon seeing the progress in Vrindaban construction. When this Vrindaban Temple is completed, it will be a great boon to our Krishna Consciousness Movement and devotees from all over the world will come to see Krishna and Balarama. I am very pleased also to see that you are keeping such an order…
Sydney
1973-02-18Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — February 18, 1973

Letter to: Kirtanananda

My dear Kirtanananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 20th. and February first along with your enclosed plans of the Radha Govindaji Temple in New Vrindaban. From these plans everything seems to be in order except the domes are making the temple look like a mosque. Therefore you please eliminate these domes and consult the Mayapur plan which can be obtained by writing Calcutta for design of the domes. The Deities should be fa…
Sydney
1973-02-18Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — February 18, 1973

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated February 5th. with the enclosed daksine and I thank you for the same. Again I am feeling overjoyed at hearing of your increased distribution program and I request that you increase more and more. There can be no limit to our distribution because Krishna is unlimited therefore devotional service to Krishna is also unlimited, so you may instruct the devotees there about thi…
Sydney
1973-02-19Kirtikaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtika — February 19, 1973

Letter to: Kirtika

Buffalo

My dear Kirtika devi dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 5th and have noted the contents carefully. Regarding your questions. If your prayers are sincere then Krishna will accept them and if Krishna accepts them then automatically I accept them, and if I accept them then automatically Krishna accepts them. So like this Krishna is everywhere. He is even between the atoms. So therefore wherever you are He will accept your…
Sydney
1973-02-19Sankarsanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sankarsana — February 19, 1973

Letter to: Sankarsana

Miami

My dear Sankarsana,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated January 26th. and have noted the contents carefully. All of your programs sound very pleasing to me and I request that you write and consult with Visnu Jana Maharaja and the local GBC men, in order to bring about the realization of this proposal. I am here in Australia at the moment and will be returning to India by March 2nd. and then to America in mid-April, and I hope to see…
Sydney
1973-02-21Dr. Singhal, Mr. Saraf, Dr. Poddar, Mr. Vasista, Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. Singhal, Mr. Saraf, Dr. Poddar, Mr. Vasista, Giriraja — February 21, 1973

Letter to: Dr. Singhal, Mr. Saraf, Dr. Poddar, Mr. Vasista, Giriraja

My dear Dr. Singhal, Mr. Saraf, Dr. Poddar, Mr. Vasista and Sriman Giriraja,

Please accept my blessings. This morning Srukirti received telephonic message from Bali Mardan. It is understood that Mr. Nair is dead. So it is good news that Nrsimhadeva has killed a demon like him. Prahlada Maharaja said that even a saintly person becomes pleased when a scorpion or a snake is killed. So if it is a fact that Nair is dead it is a ma…
Auckland
1973-02-21Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — February 21, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 13 Feb. 1973 and have noted its contents carefully. Regarding Sriman Hayagriva Dasa; it is our duty to rectify him. To create a devotee takes much labor and to reject him in a minute is not to our credit so please try to do the needful in this regard. Consult the other GBC men there, then make a proposal to Hayagriva and if still he is incorrigible then you take the necessary steps.
Auckland
1973-02-21Mukundaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mukunda — February 21, 1973

Letter to: Mukunda

My dear Mukunda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 13 February 1973 and have noted its contents carefully. Your program for working with the TV personalities seems to be very nice. Even though the results are not coming so quickly, please do not be discouraged.
Auckland
1973-03-02Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — March 2, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

My dear Karandhara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February*, 1973, and I have noted the contents carefully.

I don’t know why they have again made the same mistake not signing jointly, but anyway you can execute the transfer without delay. I am going to India this evening and I shall talk to them further on this matter. In the meantime you can transfer the books as they have requested.
Jakarta
1973-03-04Bhakta dasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhakta dasa — March 4, 1973

Letter to: Bhakta dasa

My dear Bhakta das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your encouraging letter dated the 20th February. Just yesterday I have arrived here in Calcutta, and by the end of the week expect to go to Mayapur where are having a grand celebration on the Appearance Day of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Calcutta
1973-03-04Ksirodakasayiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ksirodakasayi — March 4, 1973

Letter to: Ksirodakasayi

My dear Ksirodakasayi:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 20th February and have examined the contents with care. I am glad to hear of your successful engagements and the photographs are very nice. It is good that you have invited the other devotees for such a program. Let them come, and combine together in cooperation, not to be aloof. There are always some factions, everywhere in this world we find so many factions. But …
Calcutta
1973-03-04Traiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Trai — March 4, 1973

Letter to: Trai

My dear Trai das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your nice report dated the 20th of february and I have carefully examined the contents. Your plans for increasing book distribution are very good. If so many books are being sold then very soon we will be finished the second edition. Distribution of all these books is making a firm basis for our movement.
India
1973-03-05Hariprasada Badrukaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hariprasada Badruka — March 5, 1973

Letter to: Hariprasada Badruka

My dear Sriman Hariprasada Badruka:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 27th February. I just arrived here the day before yesterday and I am glad to receive your Hyderabad progress report. The Deities mentioned are too expensive. Of course, we cannot collect money without Deity worship. Without Deity worship there is no life, and there must be preaching also.
Calcutta
1973-03-05Kirtirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtiraja — March 5, 1973

Letter to: Kirtiraja

My dear Kirtiraja:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of letter and plans for the new building dated the 14th of February. After some delays, I have just arrived here the day before yesterday.
Calcutta
1973-03-06Abhiramaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Abhirama — March 6, 1973

Letter to: Abhirama

My dear Abhirama:

Please accept my blessings and I beg to acknowledge receipt of your unsigned report dated the 18th of February. I have just arrived here a few days ago and by the 15th I shall go to Mayapur on the festival celebration of Lord Caitanya
Calcutta
1973-03-06Cyavanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Cyavana — March 6, 1973

Letter to: Cyavana

My dear Cyavana:

Please accept my blessings and I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 10th of February. There has been some delay in replying because of my travels. I have just arrived here a few days ago and by the 15th I shall be going to Mayapur.
Calcutta
1973-03-06Kirtananandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtanananda — March 6, 1973

Letter to: Kirtanananda

My dear Kirtanananda Maharaja:

Please accept my blessings. Thank you very much for for your letter dated the 3rd of March 1973 along with your kind daksina $200 check. Thank you very much, I have received your pamphlet inviting to participate in New Vrndavana activities. It is an excellent pamphlet nicely set up, but I am sorry to inform you that your co-founder Hayagriva Prabhu is little disturbed. Sometimes before you told about him participating in intoxication. Then…
Calcutta
1973-03-07Bali-mardanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bali-mardana — March 7, 1973

Letter to: Bali-mardana

New York

My dear Bali-mardana Maharaja:

Please accept my blessings and I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter, with newspaper clipping, dated nil.

I can understand that actually Hayagriva was not involved directly in the management of Back to Godhead and that whatever arrangement you already have there is sufficient. Meanwhile Hayagriva can be encouraged to continue his literary contribution of articles, editing of the smaller books, etc. We shall see what he can…
Calcutta
1973-03-07Bhaja Hariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhaja Hari

My dear Bhaja Hari,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your encouraging report and I thank you very much for it.

Yes, we can make rapid advancement in the company of devotees, if we leave the company of devotees then again we become rogues and rascals. Krsna is providing everyone, and certainly if we work in the company of other sincere devotees He will provide us the best facility.
Calcutta
1973-03-07Dr. Aggarwalplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. Aggarwal — March 7, 1973

Letter to: Dr. Aggarwal

My dear Dr. Aggarwal,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated Feb. 25, and I have examined the contents carefully. Thanks very much for the poem.
Calcutta
1973-03-08Turyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Turya — March 8, 1973

Letter to: Turya

My dear Turya dasa:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 29th January 1973 and I have examined the contents carefully. Your project for a Temple sounds all right to me, and even if you don
Calcutta
1973-03-08Vijitatmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vijitatma — March 8, 1973

Letter to: Vijitatma

My dear Vijitatma:

Please accept my blessings. I have received your $100.00 daksina and I thank you very much for it.

Actually, everyone is trying to enjoy Laksmi without Narayana. Ultimately, the Mayavadi is envious of Krsna and wants to enjoy the original Laksmi, therefore they call each other
Calcutta
1973-03-10Bhumataplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhumata — March 10, 1973

Letter to: Bhumata

My dear Bhumata dasi:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 2, 1973. I have examined the contents carefully and I think you are doing nice.

Because we are all individuals sometimes there is disagreement between devotees. When non-devotees quarrel they cannot stop and end up killing each other. But the devotees
Calcutta
1973-03-10Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — March 10, 1973

Letter to: Jagadisa

My dear Jagadisa:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 1, 1973 and I have carefully examined the contents.

Actually, Hayagriva was not doing any managing or editing of BTG except for his own articles. More importantly he was engaged in working on our books, producing those smaller paperback booklets, etc. Such a talent is not so easily replaced, so we must try to bring him back to the standard for his own benefit. In this conn…
Calcutta
1973-03-11Govindaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Govinda — March 11, 1973

Letter to: Govinda

My dear Govinda dasi:

Please accept my blessings and I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 24th February 1973.

Gaura Nitai Deities may be approved and ordered by the local Temple presidents with consultation of the GBC. There should be at least three or four brahmanas available. So there is no need to delay any shipments if these qualifications are met.
Calcutta
1973-03-15Jayatirthaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayatirtha — March 15, 1973

Letter to: Jayatirtha

My dear Jayatirtha,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge of your letter dated March 7th.

Yes, you may perform the marriages in the Temple room, but after the legal marriage has lasted at least 6 months to a year. Then we can know they are faithful and serious. Yes, I will be glad to attend an engagement in a hall filled with 4,000 people, but I cannot fix a date for my arrival in L.A. at this moment. By the 16th I shall be going to Mayapur and then on the 22n…
Calcutta
1973-03-15Karandharaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Karandhara — March 15, 1973

Letter to: Karandhara

Los Angeles

My dear Karandhara:

Please accept my blessings. I have received your two letters dated March 3rd and March 8th, with enclosures.

Trivikrama Maharaja has written me one letter about his going on a bold preaching venture to Belfast, and it is a noble proposal. But I want him to first, with your cooperation, get our Tokyo center registered properly and train up a president before he goes on to another place.
Calcutta
1973-03-15Tejiyasplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Tejiyas — March 15, 1973

Letter to: Tejiyas

New Delhi

My dear Tejiyas:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 12th and have examined it with great pleasure.

This program of approaching MPs is very very important. If you can get this petition approved, that would be a great boon to our movement. Even if 15 or 20 MPs join our Society that will be a new chapter for us. And your petition is very attractively worded. Actually India is the spiritual leader of the world but the …
Calcutta
1973-03-20Boys and girlsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Boys and girls — March 20, 1973

Letter to: Boys and girls

Los Angeles

My dear boys and girls, you are working so hard for broadcasting the glories of Lord Krishna’s lotus feet and thus my Guru Maharaja will be so pleased upon you. Certainly my Guru Maharaja will bestow His blessings thousand times more than me and that is my satisfaction. All Glories to the assembled devotees.
Los Angeles
 
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