Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1967-07-22Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — July 22, 1967

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to read your letter of appreciation for my services, and I can understand that you are making good strides in Krishna Consciousness. May Krishna bless you more and more so that your ambition to preach Krishna Consciousness may be successfully carried out. Both you and your wife, Nandarani, are very intelligent, and I have several times received her letters, and she is also making very good progress. It is the Gr…
New York
1967-09-20Dayananda, Nandarani, Uddhavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda, Nandarani, Uddhava — September 20, 1967

Letter to: Dayananda, Nandarani, Uddhava

Los Angeles

My dear Dayananda, Nandarani and Uddhavadas,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter post dated the 8th instant and I am very glad to note the contents. I was very much anxious to get the new address of our new center in Los Angeles and now I am pleased that our desire is fulfilled by the Grace of Lord Krishna. Your specific duty is to chant and hear the transcendental Name of the Lord, read some passages from my Engl…
Delhi
1968-03-29Nandarani, Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nandarani, Dayananda — March 29, 1968

Letter to: Nandarani, Dayananda

My dear Nandarani and Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you for your nice letter of March 25, 1968, and the kind sentiments expressed therein. I am very happy to learn that you have a nice place in Florida, and you are feeling comfortable and your little Candra is enjoying the sun and the atmosphere. Candra
San Francisco
1968-04-12Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — April 12, 1968

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you for your letter post-dated April 8, 1968, and noted the contents with great interest. I am so pleased to know that you are trying to understand this nice philosophy of Krsna consciousness almost new to your country. Krishna is so pleased that He has sent me so many nice boys and girls to cooperate with my mission, and I am feeling very happy for this Grace of Krishna. Here in S.F. we are trying to purchase one nice…
San Francisco
1968-04-29Nandarani, Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nandarani, Dayananda — April 29, 1968

Letter to: Nandarani, Dayananda

My dear Nandarani and Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am very pleased to receive your letters of April 23, 1968, and I am very thankful to you for your nice sentiments. You are very intelligent and nice boy and girl, and trying to understand Krishna Consciousness, and I can simply pray that you shall try to understand more and more about this transcendental science, and whenever possible, try to talk about Krishna Consciousness to your friends or whomev…
New York
1968-05-10Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — May 10, 1968

Letter to: Dayananda

Juno Beach, Florida

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your check which I beg to acknowledge receipt herewith. I am so pleased to learn that you are constantly trying to follow my instructions. Of course, I have no particular instructions, save and except the instruction which I have also heard from my Spiritual Master. So all instructions in the disciplic succession directly comes from the Supreme Person. Therefore to follow the inst…
Boston
1968-07-07Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — July 7, 1968

Letter to: Dayananda

Los Angeles

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings, and offer the same to Srimati Nandarani, and to your daughter. I hope you are all well in Krishna Consciousness. And I am so glad to learn that Krishna is endowing you with more and more intelligence in the matter of understanding Krishna Consciousness. Krishna is very kind and any sincere devotee is always taken care of by His Lordship in all respects. Please regularly chant Hare Krishna, read Srimad-Bhagavatam, …
Montreal
1968-08-24Dayananda, Nandaraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda, Nandarani — August 24, 1968

Letter to: Dayananda, Nandarani

My dear Dayananda, and Nandarani,

Please accept my blessings. I received your letter dated July 18, after the mail strike as well as Nandarani’s letter, along with it. And I thank you very much for them. Regarding immigration: I have already received immigration in Canada, so there is no difficulty for my going to USA, but still I am trying to get immigration of religious minister into the USA, and it is progressing well. I think there will be no difficulty in c…
Montreal
1968-10-09Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — October 9, 1968

Letter to: Dayananda

Dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter and noted the contents. In reply, I may inform you that I have got very good appreciation for you and your good wife, Nandarani, as well as for Aniruddha. I can understand that Nandarani is little displeased with Aniruddha, but I think this is a family quarrel between brother and sister, and you may try to mitigate it. If it is not possible to mitigate, then I shall ask Aniruddha to leave and jo…
Seattle
1968-10-18Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — October 18, 1968

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Your letter, Dt. 10/17/68 just received.

Please accept my blessings. My program is already above mentioned. Regarding the idea of Prasadam restaurant, I am advocating it since very beginning. If you can manage such Prasadam eating place and the temple at one place it will super-excellent. I shall personally assist you in this affair because I like this idea very much. Our chanting is medicine and our Prasadam is the diet for curing material disease. So …
Seattle
1969-03-21Brahmananda, Hayagriva, Tamala Krsna, Umapati, Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda, Hayagriva, Tamala Krsna, Umapati, Dayananda — March 21, 1969

Letter to: Brahmananda, Hayagriva, Tamala Krsna, Umapati, Dayananda

My dear Brahmananda, Hayagriva, Tamala Krishna, Umapati, Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. Enclosed you will find the copy of a letter received by me from the draft board. Please read over it and decide what is to be done. You can consult together on this matter and get whatever information is required by them. And let me know in your next letter about the matter.
Hawaii
1969-03-23Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — March 23, 1969

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. Regarding your letter asking me permission for taking prasadam comprising fruits, nuts, milk product and green leaf vegetables,---if the
Hawaii
1969-03-26Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — March 26, 1969

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am very much thankful for your nice appreciative letter of my activities in this country and my Krishna bless you for all the fine sentiments that you have by the grace of the Lord. Practically there is no credit for me, if there is any credit it goes to my Spiritual Master, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Prabhupada, Who is helping me by sending so many good souls like you in this movement. Whatever is being done, it is d…
Hawaii
1969-05-01Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — May 1, 1969

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. Just yesterday morning I was thinking of you that I did not hear from Dayananda for so many days, and immediately I got your nice letter dated April 25, 1969. You are such a nice soul that you are always thinking of Krishna and becoming more and more purified in Krishna Consciousness. As stated in the
Boston
1969-05-13Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — May 13, 1969

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am very glad to have received your letter post-dated May 8th, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. There is a Bengali proverb that it is not wise to pick up quarrel with a crocodile while living in the jurisdiction of the water. Therefore we may agree to the desire of Mr. Spellman to keep peace with him so that in the future if required we may increase the term of lease. But as we are increasing in volume ourselves…
Columbus, Ohio
1969-06-01Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — June 1, 1969

Letter to: Dayananda

Dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated May 25, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. If a new temple site in Los Angeles is absolutely required to be moved in a bigger place, that should be your first business. For my place you may find a place near the temple, and it should be independent of any other tenants. It may be a small cottage, but it should be independent with a little compound surrounding. That will be v…
New Vrindaban
1969-11-13Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — November 13, 1969

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your kind letter dated October 27, 1969. Tamala Krishna has arrived here, and he was describing about your nice daughter, Candramukhi, how she is chanting Cintamani nicely. So both you and your wife are doing nice service to Krishna, and He has sent you a nice daughter. Be happy with your good family. Narottama das Thakura has sung in his song that anyone who is merged into the ocean of Lord Caitanya
London
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
1971-10-13Dayananda, Nandaraniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda, Nandarani — October 13, 1971

Letter to: Dayananda, Nandarani

My dear Dayananda and Nandarani,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your children Candramukhi and Vilasani. I am in due receipt of your letters dated 7th October, and I am so glad to receive them. I am so pleased to see that you both have taken very seriously to improve the conditions of our London temple. Our London center is very important and it is already known all over Europe and what to speak of England. So try to develop this center to the b…
Nairobi
1971-12-05Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — December 5, 1971

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of 27th November, 1971, and I am very encouraged that you are attempting for such a nice place. That is the way. If we try for the very best for Krishna, then we make rapid advancement in Krishna Consciousness. But not that we become foolhardy. No, discretion is the better part of valor, so if we keep a cool head then we can try for such big big things and meet with all success. This business of pur…
Delhi
1972-04-26Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — April 26, 1972

Letter to: Dayananda

My dear Dayananda,

letter dated April 16, 1972, and I have noted the contents with great pleasure. Yes, I am hoping that Lord Jagannatha may attract me to come to London this year. I shall be very glad to come there if He displays His opulence from that side so that I may be attracted by Him. Actually, I have just received invitation today from Harivilas prabhu inviting me to come to one Hare Krsna Festival in Paris around that time also, so I am considering very seriously…
Tokyo
1972-05-20Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — May 20, 1972

Letter to: Dayananda

London

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter undated and your telegram from London dated May 16, 1972. I shall be very glad to see Lord Jagannatha dancing in His new dress when I come to London sometime in July. So you can immediately fix up a date for my coming there, along with my three assistants and you can send return airline tickets. It is certainly a great tragedy that there are no books in London Center so Kesava was not…
Los Angeles
1972-07-07Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — July 7, 1972

Letter to: Dayananda

Los Angeles

My dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated June 26, 1972, and July 4, 1972, and I have noted the contents very carefully. Now my advice is this, that you take your family to San Francisco and become the President there, because Kesava wants to change, and I think he has liked it in London very much, so he may come here immediately while I am here and help me to get one very nice temple here. What do you th…
New York
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
1973-10-16Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — October 16, 1973

Letter to: Dayananda

Dallas

My dear Dayananda Das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 8, 1973 and have noted the contents. Regarding the older boys, they can do gardening engagement and other brahmacari engagements, study and manual work. And, as soon as they can read Sanskrit and English, they should read our books, such as Bhagavad-gita As It Is. By cleansing the temple and growing flowers their attention in this way be always in Krsna cons…
Bombay
1974-01-07Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — January 7, 1974

Letter to: Dayananda

Dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 30, 1974, and I have carefully examined the contents.

On your recommendation, I am glad to accept the following devotees as my disciples, and their spiritual names are as follows:
Los Angeles
1974-03-24Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — March 24, 1974

Letter to: Dayananda

Dallas Gurukula

Dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I have received you written note of 3/8/74 with names for initiation. I have accepted the devotees named by you as my disciples and their spiritual names are as follows
Bombay
1974-04-11Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — April 11, 1974

Letter to: Dayananda

Dallas

Dear Dayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of March 29, 1974 and I have noted the contents.

It is extremely assuring to me to hear that Gurukula is doing nicely. The importance of the school in Dallas cannot be overestimated, both for our ISKCON movement, and for the outsiders as well, indeed it is important for the whole world. I was discussing this point in my lecture last night here in Bombay, that human life means
Bombay
1974-08-08Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — August 8, 1974

Letter to: Dayananda

Vrindaban

My dear Dayananda das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 10, 1974 and have noted the contents. Regarding the candidates for first initiation, I have initiated them as follows:
Vrindaban
1974-11-01Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — November 1, 1974

Letter to: Dayananda

Dallas

My dear Dayananda das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letters dated September 27, 1974; nil; and October 15, 1974. I understand that due to financial needs you are doing Sankirtana party in order to raise funds. Regarding the solution to your getting the necessary funds as well as your request for men to lead the Sankirtana, this must be decided by the GBC and not myself. If they cannot solve this problem, then what is the meaning of GBC? T…
Bombay
1975-02-02Dayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dayananda — February 2, 1975

Letter to: Dayananda

Dallas

My dear Dayananda das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Jan. 17, 1975 and have noted the contents. Your study aids that you are using to help the children learn the meaning of Bhagavad-gita slokas fully seem to be alright. The thing is, you must see that the meaning of the verse is in no way altered or changed. Simplification is alright but do not change anything. I have accepted Brenda and Gary Wallis for 1st initiation. Their n…
Honolulu
 
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