760204 - Letter to Sravanananda and Bhavabhuti written from Mayapur

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Letter to Sravanananda and Bhava Bhuti


Tridandi Goswami
A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami
Founder Acharya:
International Society for Krishna Consciousness

CENTER:P.O. Sri Dhama Mayapur,
Dist. Nadia, West Bengal
Date 4th February, 1976


My dear Sravanananda and Bhava Bhuti,
Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for your letter dated January 30th, 1976.

In Madras we have to construct a very gorgeous temple. In Nellore the owners of the land are putting so many impossible conditions that we cannot construct. So that foundation stone can be brought to Madras and used for the Madras temple. Now immediately find out some land and begin the construction. Never mind what the cost will be. We are not concerned with the amount of money, but we want a very attractive temple. The money should come from the gentlemen of Madras. The foreign funds are reserved now for Bombay, Kurukshetra, Jagannatha Puri and Mayapur. But if absolutely required, something may be arranged. Go on sending funds to Hydrabad. That construction should be completed as soon as possible. But whatever amount you have sent there, Hydrabad will repay you after their Temple is finished.

I hope this meets you well.

Your ever well-wisher,
[signed]
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

Sriman Sravanananda das
Sriman Bhava Bhuti das
ISKCON Madras

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