Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

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1970-03-06Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — March 6, 1970

Letter to: Nityananda

Buffalo

My dear Nityananda Das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 1 March, 1970, along with your beads and request to become my initiated disciple. I am glad to learn that you are already progressing nicely in Krsna Consciousness and actively engaged in leading Sankirtana Party at Buffalo Temple.
Los Angeles
1970-03-21Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — March 21, 1970

Letter to: Nityananda

Buffalo

My dear Nityananda das,

Please accept my blessings. I have just received one note from Brahmananda which informs me that your original set of beads was lost in the mail and did not arrive in the packet with your letter of initiation. Brahmananda has sent one set of new tulsi beads, and I have duly chanted upon them and I am sending them to you enclosed herewith.
Los Angeles
1971-04-01Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — April 1, 1971

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda Das,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 2nd February, 1971 and have noted the contents, I am so glad to hear that you and your wife Kanya Kumari (Carol) have gone with one brahmacari, Pavanadeva (Peter), for opening a center in New Orleans. Thank you very much. I am so much appreciative to you American boys and girls for helping me fulfill the order of my Guru Maharaja. Simply you are going, husban…
Bombay
1971-08-15ISKCON New Orleans, Nityananda, Joseph, Debra, Kanya Kumari, Aubrey, Michael, Susan, othersplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: ISKCON New Orleans, Nityananda, Joseph, Debra, Kanya Kumari, Aubrey, Michael, Susan, others — August 15, 1971

Letter to: ISKCON New Orleans, Nityananda, Joseph, Debra, Kanya Kumari, Aubrey, Michael, Susan, others

TO ISKCON NEW ORLEANS:
London
1971-08-26Nityananda, Kanya Kumariplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda, Kanya Kumari — August 26, 1971

Letter to: Nityananda, Kanya Kumari

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda and Kanya Kumari Devi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters dated 23d and 15th August, 1971 respectively and have noted the contents. I am so glad to hear that your program is going on so nicely there in New Orleans and especially that Sankirtana and BTG distribution are so successful. That is very encouraging. This Sankirtana and BTG distribution is our main business and you should give as …
London
1971-11-12Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — November 12, 1971

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 20th October, 1971 and have noted the contents. I am very pleased to know that your temple is doing nicely and that there are sincere souls trying to understand this Krishna Consciousness process. You must always remain very serious and enthusiastic about chanting and hearing the message of Bhagavad-gita and Srimad-Bhagavatam, and set a good example for the new devotees t…
Delhi
1971-12-17Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — December 17, 1971

Letter to: Nityananda

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of December 3, 1971, and I am very happy to hear that you have got a new son to raise as a great devotee of Krishna. You may call him Bhakta Vimal Das. So long as a devotee is not initiated he should have Bhakta before his name, if he is a male, Bhaktin if she is a girl.
Bombay
1972-03-22Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — March 22, 1972

Letter to: Nityananda

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated March 3, 1972, and I am very glad to hear from you that you have got a nice new temple there, which is also large, and that in general everything at New Orleans Center is progressing well under your supervision. I am very much satisfied. I am also pleased to hear something about Kirtanananda
Bombay
1972-05-05Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — May 5, 1972

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 18, 1972 and I have noted the contents. Thank you very much for your kind invitation, and when I return to the U.S., I will seriously consider the proposal. So far your concern about management, the solution is to be always thinking of Krishna and the Spiritual Master, then maya cannot touch you. If you very strictly follow the regulative principles and cha…
Honolulu
1972-05-10Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — May 10, 1972

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated April 29, 1972 and I have noted the contents. Upon your recommendation, I have agreed to accept Axel and John as my duly initiated disciples, and also to give second initiation to Subrata. I am sending a separate letter for them. So far going to Dallas for the fire yajna, better you should learn how to perform it and do it there. Every temple president must be very expert…
Honolulu
1972-08-16Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — August 16, 1972

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 4, 1972, and you may know I have just arrived here from London. I am very pleased to hear that all of the programs there in New Orleans center are improving more and more under your capable supervision. Especially I am glad to note the judges decision in your recent court case and the nice words that he has used to describe our movement. Yes, that is the case, …
Los Angeles
1972-09-09Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — September 9, 1972

Letter to: Nityananda

My dear Nityananda and ISKCON New Orleans;

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much for your kindly remembering me on Vyas Puja birthday, and I have duly received your gift of $50.00, and I have appreciated your warm sentiments with great satisfaction. I am very much encouraged by your programs in Krsna Consciousness. Now go on in this way always striving to please Krsna and you will feel yourself becoming happy more and more. That I want. Thank you once a…
Dallas
1972-09-29Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — September 29, 1972

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated September 23 and I have noted the contents with care. Yes, I shall be very glad to hear that you have installed these Lord Jagannatha deities in your New Orleans temple, and I can see from the photo that they are very nicely made. Now hold the ceremony as per the enclosed instructions. During the fire ceremony you can also give the sacred thread and Gayatri
Los Angeles
1972-11-25Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — November 25, 1972

Letter to: Nityananda

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated November 12, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. I am forwarding the copy of your letter, along with my reply, to Satsvarupa in Dallas. I think he is the GBC man in that zone, and he is the best man to come there immediately and see what is the situation and do the needful. Of course I do not know what are the facts, but I have seen that you have done very nicely t…
Bombay
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
1973-02-18Nityanandaplugin-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
1973-04-17Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — April 17, 1973

Letter to: Nityananda

My dear Nityananda Das:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 14, 1973 and was very pleased to read of your Sankirtana book distribution results. That you are sending good amount to the BBT even you have smaller size temple is much appreciated by me. I am very much pleased how all you disciples are distributing my books. Just now Karandhara has informed me that he is printing new editions of Krishna Trilogy, Sri Isopanisad, an…
Los Angeles
1973-07-20Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — July 20, 1973

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

Dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated July 15, 1973 and I have carefully noted the contents.

It is very encouraging for me to see the activities of the New Orleans temple. I can see you have a nice house which you have purchased in the Society
Bhaktivedanta Manor
1973-08-17Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — August 17, 1973

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated August 14, 1973. Regarding the deity installation you may consult Satsvarupa Goswami your GBC secretary for this. I have appointed these GBC men to oversee and manage all the affairs of the society giving me relief to do my translation work fully.
Bhaktivedanta Manor
1973-12-15Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — December 15, 1973

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I am in receipt of your letter dated December 11, 1973. Yes, I received the photo album and it was very nice. Thank you very much.
Los Angeles
1974-05-16Bhima, Krsna dasa, Sanat Kumara, Nityananda, Samba, Josephplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhima, Krsna dasa, Sanat Kumara, Nityananda, Samba, Joseph — May 16, 1974

Letter to: Bhima, Krsna dasa, Sanat Kumara, Nityananda, Samba, Joseph

Nairobi

My dear Bhima dasa, Krsna Das, Sanat Kumara, Nityananda, Samba and Joseph,

Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letters which were sent to me by Paramesvari Das Brahmacari on the 15th of April. All of the sentiments expressed in all of your letters are just according to the Vaisnava parampara. This means that you are understanding the Krishna Consciousness philosophy rightly and I am very pleas…
Bombay
1974-05-27Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — May 27, 1974

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of April 29, 1974.

On your recommendation I have accepted Robbie Bernstein and James Steelman a my initiated disciples, and their spiritual names are as follows:
Rome
1975-02-15Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — February 15, 1975

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Feb. 5th, 1975 and have noted the contents. I am very glad to hear that your farm project in Mississippi is going on nicely. Develop it nicely like New Vrndavana.
Mexico City
1975-06-05Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — June 5, 1975

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 31, 1975 and have noted the contents. Thank you for the nice photos. Your Deities are very nice there. Regarding my coming there, we shall see later on.
Honolulu
1975-07-01Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — July 1, 1975

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated June 28, 1975 with the enclosed photos. Your farm appears very nice, open plain land. The cows are very nice and so are the sheds. This farm project you should consider very important. The idea is that people can be self sufficient and raise their own foodstuffs and have sufficient milk to save time and chant Hare Krishna. Why should they work so hard in the hellish f…
Denver
1975-08-21Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — August 21, 1975

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda Das:

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated August 5, 1975 and have noted the contents. The news clipping was nice. Regarding your festival of Ratha Yatra, you have got my blessings. Either with or without my presence, you will be successful, so do not worry.
New Delhi
1976-05-04Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — May 4, 1976

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated April 17, 1976, and I have noted the contents with care. You can call your farm, Talavana. Concerning constructing a temple at the farm, it is feasible only if you have sufficient brahmanas to take nice care otherwise no. You have seen our Vrndavana temple, also the temple in Melbourne and Los Angeles. So things must be at this standard in order to have a temple. The …
Honolulu
1976-05-23Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — May 23, 1976

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated May 18, 1976 and I have noted the contents with care.

If the Varnasramadharma can be instituted it is welcome, but it is a little difficult today to do. If it can be done we want that. Training is required. The things are there but who will take up the training? Otherwise, the symptoms are mentioned in the Bhagavad-gita and if according to the symptoms some training …
Honolulu
1976-07-05Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — July 5, 1976

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 1, 1976, and I have noted the contents carefully.

On your recommendation I am accepting Jvarajit das Brahmacari for second initiation. Hold a fire sacrifice and after the fire sacrifice a tape recording of the gayatri mantra should be played into his right ear. Enclosed is one brahmana thread and gayatri mantra sheet. Brahmin must practice cleanliness both exte…
Washington D.C.
1976-08-02Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — August 2, 1976

Letter to: Nityananda

New Orleans

My dear Nityananda das;

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter and have noted the contents with care.

On your recommendation I am accepting the following disciples for first and second initiation:
1977-03-16Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — March 16, 1977

Letter to: Nityananda

My dear Nityananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated February 21st, 1977, and I have noted the contents. The New Talavan Review and the brochure are both very nicely done and I thank you for them.
Mayapur
1977-04-12Nityanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nityananda — April 12, 1977

Letter to: Nityananda

New Talavan, Mississippi

My dear Nityananda:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 29 March, 1977.

Oh yes, it is quite correct to try for complete exemption for your land. Why we should be taxed? Our work is all welfare work meant for the good of the general public. Such properties are always given tax exemption as you have pointed out to the newspapermen. The presentation of our position in the article is nicely given.
Bombay
 
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