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761001 - Letter to Dr. R. M. Dave written from Vrndavana

Letter to Dr. R. M. Dave

Shri Krishna Balaram Mandir,
Chattikara Rd., Raman Reti,
Vrindaban, Mathura, U.P.

1st October , 76

Dear Dr. Dave,

Please accept my greetings. I am in due receipt of your kind letter dated 28th September, 1976 and noted the contents with care. I am very much pleased that such a highly qualified person as you desire to join our movement. We require many such persons as you to make our movement successful.

yad yad acarati sresthas
tad tad evetaro janah
sa yat pramanam kurute
lokas tad anuvartate

"Whatever action is performed by a great man, common men follow in his footsteps. And whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the world pursues." (Bhagavad-gita, 3.21)

It is the Vedic system that after 50 years of life one has to take to Vanaprastha, then take to Sannyasa.

It will be a great pleasure to meet you again, and if possible please join us as soon as possible.

I hope this meets you in good health.

Your ever well-wisher,

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

Dr. R.N. Dave,
Res. Plot No. 6,
Prabhu Park,
Co-op II. Soc. Ltd.,