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691113 - Letter to Dayananda written from London

Letter to Dayananda

November 13, 1969

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, Chandramukhi, how she is chanting Chintomani 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 Thakur has sung in his song that anyone who is merged into the ocean of Lord Chaitanya's Krishna Consciousness Movement, never mind what he is---either householder or in the renounced order of life, Srila Narottama das Thakur hankers after his association. I have heard from Tamal Krishna that you have done wonderful work very quickly in electrical installations in Boston. So wherever you go and wherever you remain you have dedicated your life to Krishna's service. That is the success of life. Now in the absence of Tamal Krishna you will have to see the management of the Los Angeles temple goes nicely. By the Grace of Krishna, now you have no financial problem, but only you have to see that things are properly managed and nothing is misused. Gargamuni is there and Stoka Krishna is there. So I hope things will go on very smoothly. We should always be careful that we are serving Krishna, and we shall do nothing which may displease Him. Then our life is successful. According to Srimad Bhagavatam, our life, our wealth, our intelligence, and our speech should all be engaged in Krishna's service, and that is the criterion of perfection in human life.

Yesterday I have sent one bill of lading and an invoice from Bina Musical Stores in Delhi. When they are cleared from the dock, please let me know how you have received things in order.

Please offer my blessings to others. I hope this will meet you in good health.

Your ever well-wisher,

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami