Correspondence from His Divine Grace

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda

DateRecipientSent from
1977-09-06Vasudevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vasudeva — September 6, 1977

Letter to: Vasudeva

Lautoka, Fiji

My dear Vasudeva,

Please accept my blessings. Today I have received a report from Ramesvara Maharaja describing the Grand Opening ceremony of the Sri Krsna-Kaliya Temple at Fiji. I am so much pleased that this occasion has been celebrated so successfully. I pray that Kaliya-Krsna bless you with all intelligence and strength for pushing this great movement of Krsna consciousness forward to all the people of your country. You have worked so sincerely and now Kr…
Bhaktivedanta Manor
1977-08-02Embassy of the USAplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Embassy of the USA — August 2, 1977

Letter to: Embassy of the USA

The Embassy of the United States of America,

Dept. of Immigration and Visa,

New Delhi

Re: Extension of the validity of my Alien Registration Receipt, Card No. A-17978480.
Vrindaban
1977-07-09All G.B.C., All Temple Presidentsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: All G.B.C., All Temple Presidents — July 9, 1977

Letter to: All G.B.C., All Temple Presidents

To All G.B.C., and Temple Presidents

Dear Maharajas and Prabhus,

Please accept my humble obeisances at your feet. Recently when all of the GBC members were with His Divine Grace in Vrndavana, Srila Prabhupada indicated that soon He would appoint some of His senior disciples to act as
Vrindaban
1977-07-04Postmasterplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Postmaster — July 4, 1977

Letter to: Postmaster

Krsna Balarama Mandir,

Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg,

Ramanareti, Vrndavana, U.P.

The Postmaster,

P.O. Vrndavana,

District Mathura, U.P.

Dear Sir,

I authorize the Postmaster of Vrndavana to deliver registered insured articles, parcels and money orders addressed to me to my messenger, Sri Tamal Krsna Gosvami, whose signature appears below, and on the Postmaster
1977-06-11Ambarishplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ambarish — June 11, 1977

Letter to: Ambarish

c/o ISKCON Detroit

Krsna-Balarama Mandir,

Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg,

Ramanareti, Vrndavana, U.P.

My dear Ambarish,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your very encouraging letter dated 31st May, 1977 and thank you very much for it.
1977-05-18Gurukrpaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurukrpa — May 18, 1977

Letter to: Gurukrpa

Tokyo

My dear Gurukrpa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings.

I am so much grateful to you and to all of your men how much you are sacrificing for spreading the movement of Sri Krsna Caitanya Mahaprabhu. I have heard with great pleasure how in only one month
Vrindaban
1977-05-18Hari-sauriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hari-sauri — May 18, 1977

Letter to: Hari-sauri

My dear Hari Sauri,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your telegram. It is not possible to reply you by telegram because there is necessity of sending beads, and sacred thread which can only be sent through a regular letter.
Vrindaban
1977-05-18Mahamsa Swamiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mahamsa Swami — May 18, 1977

Letter to: Mahamsa Swami

His Holiness Mahamsa Swami

c/o ISKCON Hyderbad farm

Krsna Balarama Mandir,

Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg,

Vrndavana, Mathura, (UP)

My dear Mahamsa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated May 8th, 1977. I was very surprised to know that you did not receive my letter dated the 13th April, 1977. Enclosed please find a copy of that letter.
1977-05-13Adi Kesava Swamiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Adi Kesava Swami — May 13, 1977

Letter to: Adi Kesava Swami

His Holiness Adi Kesava Swami

c/o ISKCON New York

Reply

21A Feroze Gandhi Rd.

Lajputnagar III

New Delhi 110024

Camp: Rishikesh

My dear Adi Kesava Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated April 29th, 1977.
1977-05-13Dasanudasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dasanudasa — May 13, 1977

Letter to: Dasanudasa

New Talavan, Mississippi

My dear Dasanudasa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 21st, 1977. Thank you very much for sending the Guru Daksina.
Hrsikesa
1977-05-13Rajendra Sahaiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rajendra Sahai — May 13, 1977

Letter to: Rajendra Sahai

Sri Rajendra Sahai

Bhakti Bhawan

Fatehpur (U.P.)

Reply 21A Feroze Gandhi Rd.

Lajpatnagar III, New Delhi 110024

CAMP: Risikesa

My dear Sri Sahaiji,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter, undated.
1977-05-11Ambarisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ambarisa — May 11, 1977

Letter to: Ambarisa

My dear Ambarisa,

Please accept my blessings. Perhaps you know that my health has not been so good recently. So I have journeyed to Risikesh, hoping to recover somewhat my strength. Here we have the best house and it is situated just on the side of the Ganges. It is very beautiful, with mountains, cool breezes and very nicely flowing Ganges River. All of the devotees say it is the nicest place that have seen in India.
New Delhi
1977-05-11Girirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Giriraja — May 11, 1977

Letter to: Giriraja

Bombay

My dear Giriraja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letters, both dated 8th May, 1977.

As Mr. Mohatta has recommended, I have enclosed a letter to Bank of America advising them to make payment to E.C.C. for the amount of Rs. 2 Lakhs. This letter as well as the other letter advising a transfer of Rs. 6 1/2 Lakhs to State Bank of Hyderabad account, should only be presented to Bank of America after they advise you that they have received Gurukrpa…
New Delhi
1977-05-11Jagadanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadananda — May 11, 1977

Letter to: Jagadananda

Sri Chaudhury Jagannath Prasad Dash,

Sub-Assistant Engineer,

Nuasahi, Nayapalli,

Bhubaneswar 12,

District Puri, Orissa

Reply:

21A Feroze Gandhi Rd.

Lajpatnagar III

New Delhi 110024
1977-05-11Ramesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramesvara — May 11, 1977

Letter to: Ramesvara

Hrsikesa

My dear Ramesvara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated May 1st, 1977 along with all of the photographs and drawings.

I have just sent you a telegram readings as follows:
New Delhi
1977-05-07Bank of Americaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bank of America — May 7, 1977

Letter to: Bank of America

Bank of America

Culver City Branch

Los Angeles, California

Dear Sirs,

Kindly transfer the amount of $40,000.00 (Forty Thousand Dollars and no cents) from our account number 6004-07143,
India
1977-05-06German Disciplesplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: German Disciples — May 6, 1977

Letter to: German Disciples

My dear beloved disciples,

Please accept my blessings. I know that over the past years you have suffered so many tribulations to push forward Krsna consciousness in Germany. But this has not stopped you from your determination to serve the cause of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. A devotee is pleased when there is difficulty, for in these difficulties he is forced to remember Krsna. We cannot expect that the people of Kali-yuga will welcome our attempt to spread Krsna con…
Bombay
1977-05-06Harikesaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Harikesa — May 6, 1977

Letter to: Harikesa

Frankfurt

My dear Harikesa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your zonal report for the month of April, dated April 27th, 1977.

Regarding the Arabic translation, whether it is good or bad, something should be printed. As you have suggested, let it be printed in India. Our good friend Mr. Brij Ratan Mohatta volunteered to help pay the printing costs of Arabic publication. So in this regard you can send the manuscripts to Gopala Krishna, and he wil…
Bombay
1977-05-05Jayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayananda — May 5, 1977

Letter to: Jayananda

My dear Jayananda,

Please accept my blessings.

I am feeling very intensely your separation. In 1967 you joined me in San Francisco. You were driving my car and chanting Hare Krsna. You were the first man to give me some contribution ($5000) for printing my Bhagavad-gita. After that, you have rendered very favorable service to Krsna in different ways. I so hope at the time of your death you were remembering Krsna and as such, you have been promoted to the eternal associati…
Bombay
1977-05-03Aksayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Aksayananda — May 3, 1977

Letter to: Aksayananda

Vrndavana

My dear Aksayananda Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings,

Just now I have sent you a telegram reading as follows:

“CANNOT ATTEND BY MEDICAL ORDER PROGRAM MAY GO ON BY VRNDAVAN PARTY LETTER FOLLOWS ALSO SENDING MY ZONAL SECRETARY
Bombay
1977-05-03Gurukrpaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurukrpa — May 3, 1977

Letter to: Gurukrpa

Tokyo

My dear Gurukrpa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings.

Yesterday, Gopala Krsna spoke with Ramesvara Maharaja, and it is understood that you are waiting for a letter from me before sending the second amount of $100,000. It is also understood that no money will be coming this month from the BBT. Therefore you can arrange to immediately send the $100,000 to the Bank of America, Express Towers, Nariman Point, Bombay, India to the advice and credit of the International S…
Bombay
1977-05-03Prabhakar Mishraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Prabhakar Mishra — May 3, 1977

Letter to: Prabhakar Mishra

Sri Prabhakar Mishra,

F-91, Kirtinagar,

New Delhi-15

Hare Krsna Land

Juhu Road

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Prabhakar,

Please accept my blessings. I understand from Gopal Krsna that you met him and you have offered your obeisances which I gladly accept.
1977-05-01Hari-sauriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hari-sauri — May 1, 1977

Letter to: Hari-sauri

Melbourne

My dear Hari Sauri,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 20th April, 1977.

I am very much obliged to you for giving such a full report. May Krsna bless you and give you more and more intelligence how to manage everything very nicely in Australia and New Zealand.
Bombay
1977-04-29Brahmanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda — April 29, 1977

Letter to: Brahmananda

Nairobi

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 21st April, 1977.

The letter which you have sent from the student, Charles, is wonderful. I have asked that it be published in our English Back To Godhead as well as in all of the Indian language Back to Godheads here in India. Charles
Bombay
1977-04-29Charles (Krsna Balarama)plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Charles (Krsna Balarama) — April 29, 1977

Letter to: Charles (Krsna Balarama)

My dear Charles, (Krishna Balarama das)

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your very nice letter dated 18th April, 1977.

We are not concerned with the skin but with the soul. As it is stated in the Bhagavad-gita As It Is:
Bombay
1977-04-29Jayantaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayanta — April 29, 1977

Letter to: Jayanta

Jayanta Dasa

c/o ISKCON Nairobi

Hare Krishna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Jayanta,

Please accept my blessings. I was very glad to hear from Brahmananda Swami that he had found you again.
1977-04-29Letter to: Surendra Kumarplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Surendra Kumar — April 29, 1977

Letter to: Surendra Kumar

Sri Surendra Kumar,

‘Saket,’ Morris Road,

Aligarh, U.P.

Hare Krsna Land

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Surendra Kumarji,

Please accept my blessings and also the same to your good wife, son, daughter-in-law and grand-children. I beg to thank you for your letter dated the 26th April, 1977.
1977-04-28Harikesaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Harikesa — April 28, 1977

Letter to: Harikesa

Frankfurt

My dear Harikesa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 16th, 1977.

Do not be worried. I have written one letter to Radhavallabha telling the Press to immediately print all pending German books lying with them in Los Angeles. I have got all my blessings upon you so organize everything very nicely and see that we come out successful in this trial.
Bombay
1977-04-28Harikesa Swamiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Harikesa Swami — April 28, 1977

Letter to: Harikesa Swami

Second part of above letter

Wolfgang - Varanga-dasa

Bernhard - Viruddha-sakti-dasa

Harbet - Hrtpati-dasa

Martin - Marutsuta-dasa

Elizabeth - Indukanti-dasi

Gertrude - Girvani-dasi
1977-04-28Kuladriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kuladri — April 28, 1977

Letter to: Kuladri

New Vrindaban

My dear Kuladri,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your telegram requesting permission for the fire ceremony for the new initiates and second initiations.
Bombay
1977-04-28Radhavallabhaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radhavallabha — April 28, 1977

Letter to: Radhavallabha

My dear Radhavallabha,

Please accept my blessings.

As you probably know, our society is facing a very serious courtcase in Germany. It is understand that if we have difficulty in this courtcase, we may not get further chance to print our German books. Whatever German books you have lying with you ready for printing should be immediately printed. This work should be given priority as our society
Bombay
1977-04-28Yasomatinandanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yasomatinandan — April 28, 1977

Letter to: Yasomatinandan

Sriman Yasomatinandan das Adhikari

c/o ISKCON Ahmedabad

Hare Krsna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Yasomatinandan,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 26th April, 1977.
1977-04-27Radha Krsnaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radha Krsna — April 27, 1977

Letter to: Radha Krsna

Columbia

My dear Radha Krsna dasa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 16th, 1977.

As you have recommended them, I accept all six devotees for second initiation. This is the success of our movement
Bombay
1977-04-27Yasomatinandanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Yasomatinandan — April 27, 1977

Letter to: Yasomatinandan

Sriman Yasomatinandan das Adhikari

c/o ISKCON Ahmedabad

Hare Krsna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Yasomatinandan,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 22nd, 1977 which has arrived here on the 26th instant.
1977-04-20Atreya Rsiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Atreya Rsi — April 20, 1977

Letter to: Atreya Rsi

My dear Atreya Rsi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated March 25th, 1977.

Power hungry politicians are creating havoc everywhere. These rascals create so many difficult situations. The public is very nice but the politicians keep them in ignorance. I have studied the whole world. Human nature is the same everywhere. The mass of people are very good but these rogues create by their personal aggrandizement so many difficulties.
Bombay
1977-04-19Dr. G. Ghoshplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. G. Ghosh — April 19, 1977

Letter to: Dr. G. Ghosh

Gyan Bhawan,

22, Minto Road,

Allahabad-211002

Hare Krsna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Dr. Ghosh,

Please accept my warm greetings and prayers for the well-being of your family. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 14, 1977.
1977-04-18Nalinikantaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nalinikanta — April 18, 1977

Letter to: Nalinikanta

My dear Nalini Kanta,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 12th, 1977. Thank you very much for the donation of 50 dollars.

Unless the books are written by a PhD we do not want it. We are not going to be able to print the books you have suggested. There is no need for such books. Instead of writing simply read my books. That will be better for you. Whatever free time you have engage in reading my books. Otherwise, an idle mind is a d…
Bombay
1977-04-18Ranadhiraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ranadhira — April 18, 1977

Letter to: Ranadhira

Los Angeles

My dear Ranadhira,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 8th, 1977 along with the enclosed review from “Choice.” The review is very remarkable considering the importance of the journal, and I thank you very much for securing it. You have written:
Bombay
1977-04-17Radha-saranaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radha-sarana — April 17, 1977

Letter to: Radha-sarana

My dear Radha-Sarana,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 4, 1977.

Just because there are no men is not a good reason to make someone a brahmana. This policy is not good. First have devotees. Then we should consider to open a center. Not that we open centers and have no devotees to manage them and therefore we create brahmanas. However, because this is a special case, I accept the two devotees, Sriman Jyotsna dasa brahmacari and S…
Juhu
1977-04-17Ramesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramesvara — April 17, 1977

Letter to: Ramesvara

My dear Ramesvara,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated March 26, 1977. Thank you very much for the Guru Daksina.

Why not hold the Rathayatra on Janmastami? It comes at about the same time as you are planning and it will be very much appreciated. For Gaura-Nitai alone, Rathayatra is not at all recommended because They are playing the part of devotees. But as you are having three large carts you may arrange the following: Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai…
India
1977-04-17Satsvarupaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Satsvarupa — April 17, 1977

Letter to: Satsvarupa

Los Angeles

My dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated March 25, 1977 along with the copy of “Readings in Vedic Literature.”

Yes, that is our aim, to destroy the position of the mundane scholars. Mundane scholars are called adhyksik, which means simply sense perceivers, no realization. Everyone has appreciated the substance of your book. This shows you are expert. Although you have quoted so many rascals, you have not become…
Bombay
1977-04-17Sushil Kumar Aroraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Sushil Kumar Arora — April 17, 1977

Letter to: Sushil Kumar Arora

Mr. Sushil Kumar Arora

Golden Lotus Limited

P.O. Box 761 Station A

Toronto 1 Ontario, Canada

Hare Krishna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Sauri dasa,
1977-04-16Kim Korstadplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kim Korstad — April 16, 1977

Letter to: Kim Korstad

Kim Korstad,

2622 Third Avenue So.,

Apt. #3, Minneapolis, Minn. 55408 USA

Hare Krishna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054, India

My dear Kim;

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your recent letter, undated.
1977-04-16V.V. Mirashiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: V.V. Mirashi — April 16, 1977

Letter to: V.V. Mirashi

Shri V.V. Mirashi

Retired Professor of Sanskrit

Vidarbha Samshodhan Mandal,

Pashim High Court Mag,

Nagpur 440 001

Hare Krishna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

Dear Shri Mirashi:
1977-04-16Vasudevaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Vasudeva — April 16, 1977

Letter to: Vasudeva

Lautoka, Fiji

My dear Vasudeva:

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 5th and 6th April, 1977, and I have noted the contents respectively.

Enclosed please find a
Bombay
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
1977-04-10Brahmananda Maharajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brahmananda Maharaja — April 10, 1977

Letter to: Brahmananda Maharaja

c/o ISKCON Africa

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Rd., Juhu

Bombay 400 054

My dear Brahmananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 5th April, 1977.
1977-04-08Baradrajplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Baradraj — April 8, 1977

Letter to: Baradraj

c/o ISKCON Los Angeles

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Rd., Juhu

Bombay 400 054

My dear Baradraj,

Please accept my blessings.

Just recently I have received one letter from His Holiness Guru Kripa from Japan. The Panca Tattva Deities in Hawaii are now many years old and they are beyond being repaired. Please therefore immediately make new Deities of the same size as the ones that are now installed. They should be made in the same process as you are now doing for Fiji. This shoul…
1977-04-08H.S. Dwivediplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: H.S. Dwivedi — April 8, 1977

Letter to: H.S. Dwivedi

Secretary, Adarsh Seva Sangha,

Pohri Dist. Shivpuri MP.

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Rd., Juhu

Bombay 400 054

Dear Shri Dwivedi,

Please accept my greetings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 3rd, 1977 with the enclosed Bird’s Eye View of a Adarsh Seva Sangha center.
1977-04-08Swami Sri Radhey Babaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Swami Sri Radhey Baba — April 8, 1977

Letter to: Swami Sri Radhey Baba

Swami Sri Radhey Baba

Siddha Baba-Ka-Asthan

Kachchi Sarak, Mathura U.P.

My dear Radhey Baba,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 4th April, 1977 along with the enclosed essay entitled
Bombay
1977-04-06Acharya Omkar Giriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Acharya Omkar Giri — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Acharya Omkar Giri

Mahant, Beni Madhav,

Temple Lect. Dhana,

Sagar, M.P.

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Road, Juhu

Bombay 500 054

Dear Shri Giriji,

Please accept my greetings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter undated.
1977-04-06Aksayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Aksayananda — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Aksayananda

Vrindaban

My dear Aksayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 1-4-77 and I have noted the contents.

I have received the advices from both the Punjab National Bank and Syndicate Bank.
Bombay
1977-04-06Akshayananda Swamiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Akshayananda Swami — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Akshayananda Swami

c/o ISKCON Vrindavan

His Holiness Akshayananda Swami

c/o ISKCON Vrindavan

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Rd., Juhu

Bombay 400 054

My dear Akshayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 1-4-77 and I have noted the contents.
Bombay
1977-04-06Brojendra Nandan Goswamiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Brojendra Nandan Goswami — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Brojendra Nandan Goswami

c/o ISKCON Vrindaban

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Rd., Juhu

Bombay 400 054

My dear Brojendra Nandan Goswami,

Please accept my greetings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 1-4-77.
1977-04-06Dr. G. Ghoshplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. G. Ghosh — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Dr. G. Ghosh

Gyan Bhavan,

22, Minto Rd.,

Allahabad 211002

Hare Krsna Land

Juhu Rd., Juhu

Bombay 400 054

My dear Dr. Ghosh,

Please accept my greetings and prayers for you and your family’s well being.
1977-04-06Gurukrpaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurukrpa — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Gurukrpa

My dear Gurukrpa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 30 March, 1977.

Yes, yesterday Bank of America has received your transfer of $100,000. May you live long and serve Krsna.
Bombay
1977-04-06Jagadisaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jagadisa — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Jagadisa

Vrindaban

My dear Jagadisa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated April 2, 1977.

Yes, Dr. Omkar Sharma is the proper man. Regarding Dr. Brojendra Nandan Goswami he is a little flickering and can not be given such heavy responsibility. If he wants to serve there can be no conditions. He has to live under our conditions.
Bombay
1977-04-06Radhavallabhaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Radhavallabha — April 6, 1977

Letter to: Radhavallabha

My dear Radhavallabha,

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

The photographs you have sent are all excellent. I have ordered them to be mounted and hung in various places in the temple. Thank you very much.
Bombay
1977-04-03Akshayananda Swamiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Akshayananda Swami — April 3, 1977

Letter to: Akshayananda Swami

ISKCON – Vrindaban

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

My dear Akshayananda,

Please accept my blessings.

Enclosed please find a clipping from the Times of India regarding our New York High Court victory. Please mount this article nicely and display it at the entrance of our Temple. The gentlemen who visit our Temple should not take our movement lightly as some sentiment, and when reading this article they will understand the significance of our …
Bombay
1977-04-03Chhagan Krishna Baroeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Chhagan Krishna Baroe — April 3, 1977

Letter to: Chhagan Krishna Baroe

7 Hari Bhuwan, SevaramLalwani Road,

Mulund, West, Bombay 400 080

Hare Krishna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

Dear Shri Baroe:

Thank you very much for your kind donation. May Lord Krishna bless you.
1977-04-03Dr. S.B. Chatterjeeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dr. S.B. Chatterjee — April 3, 1977

Letter to: Dr. S.B. Chatterjee

162/12/2B, Lake Gardens,

West Block, 2nd floor,

Calcutta 700 045

Hare Krishna Land,

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

Dear Shri Chatterjee:

Please accept my greetings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 30, 1977.
1977-04-03Mrs. Rose Forkashplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mrs. Rose Forkash — April 3, 1977

Letter to: Mrs. Rose Forkash

Mrs. Rose Forkash

Sp., 166, 3940 Via Real

Carpenteria, California 93013, U.S.A.

Dear Mrs. Forkash:

Please accept my greetings. I beg to thank you for the nice “Parents for Krishna
Bombay
1977-04-03S.B. Chavanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: S.B. Chavan — April 3, 1977

Letter to: S.B. Chavan

Chief Minister of Maharashtra

Sachivalaya, Bombay

Hare Krishna Land

Juhu Road,

Juhu, Bombay 400 054

Dear Shri Chavan:

Kindly accept my greetings and extend the same to your good wife. I am so much obliged to you that you have lauded our activities throughout the world. This Krishna consciousness movement is based on deep science of the laws of nature. This human life is a boon to the conditioned soul to understand this science. I do not wish to take much of your val…
1977-04-02Amarendraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Amarendra — April 2, 1977

Letter to: Amarendra

Gainesville

My dear Amarendra,

Please accept my blessings.

You may be knowing that we have formed one party of scientists under the leadership of Sriman Svarupa Damodara prabhu. Also we have formed the Bhaktivedanta Institute for organizing scientific presentations of Krishna Consciousness. This party is our most important preaching arm with which we will be able to destroy the bogus speculation and cheating which goes under the banner of scientific advancement. Therefor…
Bombay
1977-04-02Dravidaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dravida — April 2, 1977

Letter to: Dravida

My dear Dravida das,

Please accept my blessings.

You may be knowing that we have formed one party of scientists under the leadership of Sriman Svarupa Damodara prabhu. Also we have formed the Bhaktivedanta Institute for organizing scientific presentations of Krishna Consciousness. This party is our most important preaching arm with which we will be able to destroy the bogus speculation and cheating which goes under the banner of scientific advancement. Therefore I have got …
Bombay
1977-04-02Ramesvaraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Ramesvara — April 2, 1977

Letter to: Ramesvara

Los Angeles

My dear Rameswar,

Please accept my blessings.

Now we are forming scientists party and we shall try with their help to establish Krishna consciousness as the genuine scientific movement of the world exposing the so-called scientists as nothing but speculators. Svarupa Damodara has received very good response here in India from the scientific community and there is good hope that many others will join him. He is returning to America for preparing some publicati…
Bombay
1977-03-31Edwardplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Edward — March 31, 1977

Letter to: Edward

New York

My dear Edward,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 31-1-76 which has only now reached me here in Bombay.

It is difficult to send things through the mail, so better if you go to our New York temple for getting prasadam. Krishna is absolute so prasadam offered in our temple in New York is as good and the same as the prasadam from here. I am glad that you are enjoying chanting
Bombay
1977-03-31Lilavatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Lilavati — March 31, 1977

Letter to: Lilavati

Bhaktivedanta Manor

My dear Lilavati,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated December 3, 1976, along with the enclosed manuscript. Your letter has taken a very long time to reach me.
Bombay
1977-03-30Nicholasplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Nicholas — March 30, 1977

Letter to: Nicholas

Wiesbaden, Germany

My dear Nicholas,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 11 March, 1977.

Your proposal for arranging a Gita on tapes in different languages for distributing all over the world is very good. You may contact my representative, His Holiness Harikesa Swami, at:
Bombay
1977-03-30Swami Sri Radhey Babaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Swami Sri Radhey Baba — March 30, 1977

Letter to: Swami Sri Radhey Baba

Swami Sri Radhey Baba

Siddha Baba-Ka-Asthan

Kachchi Sarak-Mathura, U.P.

My dear Sri Radhey Baba,

Please accept my greetings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 24 March, 1977.
Bombay
1977-03-28Candravaliplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Candravali — March 28, 1977

Letter to: Candravali

Sebastapol, California

My dear Candravali,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 7th, 1977.

Regarding keeping the cows, unless there is sufficient grazing land and cultivation, it is very difficult. But there has been some discussion about having a farm in California. You may write to Ramesvara Maharaja and Satsvarupa Maharaja in this regard. In any case the cows must be protected and cared for. If the farm is gotten then th…
Bombay
1977-03-26Laksmi Narayanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Laksmi Narayana — March 26, 1977

Letter to: Laksmi Narayana

Houston

My dear Laksmi Narayana,

Please accept my blessings. I have read your letter dated 19th March, 1977.

As you are recommending these devotees for initiation, I am accepting them. Their initiated names are:
Bombay
1977-03-25Aksayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Aksayananda — March 25, 1977

Letter to: Aksayananda

Vrindaban

My dear Aksayananda Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 18th March, 1977.

It is alright that the road is called “Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg
Bombay
1977-03-25Gurudasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurudasa — March 25, 1977

Letter to: Gurudasa

Vrindaban

My dear Gurudasa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 18th March, 1977.

There is no need to pay Gaurachand. I have already advised the bank, and they will pay him directly. You need not. As you have described the placing of my photograph and offering to it Prasadam, that is good. In consultation with Aksayananda Maharaja, just find out some responsible men to stay there. Everything should be kept neat and clean as if I a…
Bombay
1977-03-20Acharya Omkar Giriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Acharya Omkar Giri — March 20, 1977

Letter to: Acharya Omkar Giri

Mahant, Beni Madhav Temple,

Lecturer, Dhana,

Sagar, M.P.

Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir

P.O. Sreedham Mayapur,

Dist. Nadia, West Bengal.

Dear Sri Giriji,

Please accept my greetings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 13th March, 1977. I am glad that you have appreciated the transcendental atmosphere of Sreedham Mayapur.
1977-03-20Loan Agreementplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Loan Agreement — March 20, 1977

Letter to: Loan Agreement

LOAN AGREEMENT

I, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, Founder Acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, have decided to give a loan not to exceed Rs. 800,000/- (Rupees Eight Lakhs only) for the purpose of completing the construction of the Bhaktivedanta Swami Gurukula Ashram. The Management of ISKCON Vrindaban whose signatures appear below, agree on their part to repay this loan in full plus 10% interest not later than June 30th, 1978.
Mayapur
1977-03-19Kirtirajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Kirtiraja — March 19, 1977

Letter to: Kirtiraja

Los Angeles

My dear Kirtiraja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 8th March, 1977. It is very encouraging.

I am very grateful to the boy and girl who are distributing our books in Poland. Gradually, it will be alright if they are initiated. In their case some special concession may be made to encourage them, even they cannot follow so strictly. Let them continue still a little longer before initiation.
Mayapur
1977-03-19Mr. Sarkarplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Mr. Sarkar — March 19, 1977

Letter to: Mr. Sarkar

My dear Mr. Sarkar,

Please accept my blessing. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 10th March, 1977. My health is improving by the grace of Krishna, and I am leaving for Bombay by the 22nd instant. Thank you very much for your concern.
West Bengal
1977-03-18Gurudasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gurudasa — March 18, 1977

Letter to: Gurudasa

Vrindaban

My dear Gurudasa Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter undated and delivered by hand.

The Krishna conscious Katha contest and the workshops appear to be very nice. This is our only business
Mayapur
1977-03-18Hari-sauriplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Hari-sauri — March 18, 1977

Letter to: Hari-sauri

My dear Hari Sauri,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated March 13rd, 1977. Your letter is very nice. You have expressed transcendental sentiments.

As far as knowing Krsna, I am not so fortunate that I claim like that. But still, as a child, I claim the Person Krsna is reality. My estimation may be childish. Just like our Syamasundara
Mayapur
1977-03-16Minakshiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Minakshi — March 16, 1977

Letter to: Minakshi

Toronto

My dear Minakshi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your nice letter dated March 3, 1977. From your letter I can understand that you and your brother Indresh are both great devotees. You are very fortunate to have devotee parents and from your very childhood take to Krishna consciousness. I also had the good fortune to have a devotee father and mother and when I was young they gave me Radha Krishna to worship and I was also performing Rathayatra fe…
Mayapur
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
1977-03-16Subhavilasaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Subhavilasa — March 16, 1977

Letter to: Subhavilasa

Toronto

My dear SubhaVilasa,

Please accept my blessings and offer the same to your good wife Ashalata, and to your very nice children, Minakshi and Indresh. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated March 3rd, 1977, with enclosed photos.
Mayapur
1977-03-13Bhagavat Asrayaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavat Asraya — March 13, 1977

Letter to: Bhagavat Asraya

New Delhi

My dear Bhagavat Asraya,

Please accept my blessings. I have read your letter dated 8th March, 1977.

On your recommendation, I accept Sriman Rabindranatha Dasa, Sriman Mahabhuj Dasa, and Matachandra Libha for second initiation. The sacred threads for the men duly chanted on by me are enclosed. I also accept Bhakta Richard for first initiation and his name is now Ripughna dasa.
Mayapur
1977-03-13Srila Prabhupadaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Srila Prabhupada — March 13, 1977

Letter to: Srila Prabhupada

Dearest Srila Prabhupada,

Let me first offer my fallen head under the petal-soft soles of your lotus feet, where I hope it will eternally remain. Out of pure causeless mercy and kindness you have given this coarse, gross materialist a taste of real pleasure derived from the ocean of devotional service to the Supreme Lord Sri Krsna and His eternal consort, Srimati Radharani. For that extraordinary gift I shall always be grateful and I beg you for the benediction that…
Unknown Place
1977-03-12Rajarsiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Rajarsi — March 12, 1977

Letter to: Rajarsi

Escondido, California

My dear Rajarsi,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 21st, 1977.

Personal service to the spiritual master means to follow his instructions. My request is the same for everyone: that they follow strictly the regulative principles and chant at least sixteen rounds daily. And as much time as they are able should be devoted for preaching according to our books. So you and your wife should try to follow th…
Mayapur
1977-03-12Turiya (Alice Coltrane)plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Turiya (Alice Coltrane) — March 12, 1977

Letter to: Turiya (Alice Coltrane)

Turiya (Alice Coltrane)

c/o Ramesvara Swami

ISKCON

3764 Watseka Avenue

Los Angeles, California 90034

Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir,

P.O. Sreedham Mayapur,
1977-03-11Akshayananda Swamiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Akshayananda Swami — March 11, 1977

Letter to: Akshayananda Swami

ISKCON – Vrindaban

Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir,

P.O. Sreedham Mayapur,

Dist. Nadia, W.B.

My dear Akshayananda,

Please accept my blessings. Brahmananda Swami is handing over to you one letter to be submitted to Punjab National Bank in regard to renewing a Fixed Deposit I am keeping with them. I have advised the bank to transfer the interest accrued from the matured deposit to my a/c #1. Please have this entered into my passbook.
Mayapur
1977-02-28Caruplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Caru — February 28, 1977

Letter to: Caru

Berkeley

Dear Caru,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of January 24, and examined the contents.

Regarding your standing in the book distribution as number three in the world, I am very pleased that you have worked so hard to help me in carrying out the order of my Guru Maharaja. Be convinced that you are doing the highest service for your fellow countrymen by distributing books of Krsna Consciousness. Actually in the west there is now no culture, and no …
Mayapur
1977-02-28Chaityaguruplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Chaityaguru — February 28, 1977

Letter to: Chaityaguru

c/o ISKCON,

103, Sector 23 A,

Chandigarh 160023

Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir,

P.O. Sreedham Mayapur,

Dist. Nadia, West Bengal.

My dear Chaityaguru Prabhu,

Please accept my blessings. I have just sent you a telegram reading as follows:
1977-02-28The Managerplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: The Manager — February 28, 1977

Letter to: The Manager

Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir Guest House, and Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir Guest House (Vrindaban)

Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir

P.O. Sreedham Mayapur,

Dist. Nadia, West Bengal.
1977-02-27Amoghaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Amogha — February 27, 1977

Letter to: Amogha

Australia

My dear Amogha,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 20th February, 1977. Thank you for the check of $20.

Regarding your situation, it is nothing new for Westerners. This is a family matter. It is better to consult Bali Mardan how to manage your personal affairs. He is a grhastha, so you can speak with him. You are an intelligent boy, so do not misuse your intelligence.
Mayapur
1977-02-26Aksayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Aksayananda — February 26, 1977

Letter to: Aksayananda

Vrindaban

My dear Aksayananda Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated 15th February, 1977. So far my coming to Vrindaban, if I don’t go to Manipur then I shall certainly come.
Mayapur
1977-02-26Jayanandaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Jayananda — February 26, 1977

Letter to: Jayananda

Los Angeles

My dear Jayananda,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated February 21st, 1977, and I thank you for the check as well as the nice sentiments you have expressed. In the beginning you also gave me $5,000 and now again you have sent.
Mayapur
1977-02-24Bhagavat Ashrayaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhagavat Ashraya — February 24, 1977

Letter to: Bhagavat Ashraya

ISKCON – New Delhi

Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir,

P.O. Sreedham Mayapur,

Dist. Nadia, West Bengal.

Dear Bhagavat Ashraya Prabhu,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 7th February, 1977 and have noted the contents.
1977-02-24Dhruba Charan Pattanaikplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Dhruba Charan Pattanaik — February 24, 1977

Letter to: Dhruba Charan Pattanaik

Shri Dhruba Charan Pattanaik,

Vill: Tamandoo,

P.O. Tamandoo, via Janla,

Dist. Puri, Orissa.

Shri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir,

P.O. Sreedham Mayapur,

Dist. Nadia, West Bengal.
1977-02-22Bhadravardhanaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Bhadravardhana — February 22, 1977

Letter to: Bhadravardhana

ISKCON

22334 Stuart St.

Berkeley, California 94705

Sree Dham Mayapur

Dist. Nadia, W. Bengal

Dear Bhadravardhana das,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your undated letter along with enclosure of the manuscript of “Analysis of Bhagavad-gita, as well as a fifty dollar check, and I thank you very much.
1977-02-21Candra lila devi dasiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Candra lila devi dasi — February 21, 1977

Letter to: Candra lila devi dasi

ISKCON New Delhi

Sree Mayapur Dham

Dist Nadia, West Bengal

Dear Candra lila devi dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your note along with the folio of drawings for the proposed “
1977-02-21Gupta, Additional Chief Engineerplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Gupta, Additional Chief Engineer — February 21, 1977

Letter to: Gupta, Additional Chief Engineer

Additional Chief Engineer

Central Indian Railways

Victoria Terminus, Bombay 400001

Sree Dham Mayapur

Dist Nadia, West Bengal

Dear Mr. Gupta,
1977-02-21Haimavatiplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigLetter to: Haimavati — February 21, 1977

Letter to: Haimavati

Krishna Balaram Temple

Raman Reti, Vrindaban

Sree Dham Mayapur

Dist. Nadia, West Bengal

Dear Haimavati devi dasi,

Please accept my blessings. I have received your letter of February 14, 1977, and examined the contents.
 
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