720616 - Letter to Jayapataka written from Los Angeles

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Letter to Jayapataka


Tridandi Goswami
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

CAMP: Los Angeles, ISKCON

June 16, 1972

My Dear Jayapataka,

Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge your letter dated May 29, 1972, from Mayapur and I have noted the contents. You have described the building progress there, but if you can send me photo then I can understand the situation as it is.

I have appointed Giriraj to be the GBC zonal secretary for India zone, and I am sure that he meets your requirements of being equiposed and considerate of all the needs of all the branches under his control or jurisdiction. Simply all you leaders there in India must cooperate with him nicely and give him confidence and advice how to manage the things in the best manner. So I suggest you address your ideas for managing to Giriraj and cooperatively make arrangements. Bombay should be the headquarters for India. You send all money there and when you require you take and they sould keep all accounts nicely. Whatever you need, they will supply.

Karandhar has sent telegram informing that upon receipt of your jointly signed requisition order, after you have received from Mr. Jayan as per our former transaction, then we shall issue a letter of transfer for the ten Krsna Books as per your requisition order. But do not send the requisition before he has given you the money, first take the money there. If Tamal Krsna is not there he sould be informed. Among you three, including yourself, Tamal Krsna, Bhavananda, two of three must sign. It is better if all three sign.

If Tamal Krsna can do some tangible work in Bangledesh it will be advertised all over India and we shall be respected by all classes of men. So it is a crucial point in our progress, so make this Bangledesh program very nicely. My godbrother in Jessore will help him in every respect. His address is known to him.

Hoping this meets you in good health.

Your ever well-wisher,

[signed]

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

ACBS:sda

Jayapataka Swami c/o ISKCON Mayapur

n.b. Composed matter of Gitar Gan should be sent to me as early as possible.[handwritten]

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