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690717 - Letter to Sri Goswami written from Los Angeles

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Letter to Sri Goswami

1975 So. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, Cal. 90034
July 17, 1969

Dear Sri Goswami,
I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of July 5, 1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. Regarding the plot of land you have mentioned, I do not think it will be big enough for our purposes because we want at least 10 bighas and not 10 kottas. I you have got any land around this larger size, then please write to us. Another possibility is, as you say there are many Vaishnava temples in Serampore, if any big temple is in difficulty financially, we can take charge of this temple and improve it and maintain it nicely. So if you know of any prospective temples where this could be arranged, please inform us.
You will be pleased to know that in the Western World also there will be held several grand scale Rathayatra Festivals. Our temples in San Francisco, London, Boston, Buffalo and New York are all planning very gorgeous parades and ceremonies very similar to the ones held in Puri.
I thank you again for your letter, and I await your reply if you will be able to help us in obtaining a plot of land of 10 bighas or a temple for us to take charge of.

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami