700316 - Letter to Satsvarupa written from Los Angeles

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Letter to Satsvarupa

Tridandi Goswami


International Society For Krishna Consciousness Inc.
1975 So La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, Cal. 90034

March 16, 1970

My Dear Satsvarupa,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of the edited copy of tape #19. I shall reply the points listed by Pradyumna in a separate letter.

I have received information from the Scindia Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. that the pair of Deities, 24 inches high, weighing about 50 kilograms the pair, will be arriving in Boston sometimes by the end of May 1970. They will be delivered by the New York Agents of the company. The Deities will be carried by the vessel "Jalapalaka." So you may note this, and you have to prepare a bigger throne for accommodating the larger Deities.

When the large Deities are installed, the small Deities should be worshiped as Vijaya Vigraha which means this pair of Deities may go outside the Temple in a small car as they have made in L.A. This car was made by Nara Narayana, so he can give the idea. This Vijaya Vigraha may be taken out with Sankirtan Party, not always, but conveniently. In due course of time, I shall let you know the details.

Your Temple will save about $400, including price and freight of the Deities from Vrindaban, India. This money may be contributed to my book fund.

Hope this will meet you in good health.

Your ever well-wisher,


A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

P.S. I am enclosing a note for Pradyumna herewith, please find, and also a poem to be published in BTG. Your tapes have daily been received.


Sriman Satsvarupa Das Adhikary
38 North Beacon Street
Boston, NA