761202 - Letter to Vrikodara written from Hyderabad

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Letter to Vrikodara

December 02, 1976

New Orleans

My dear Vrikodara,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated November 8, 1976.

Upon your recommendation I will accept the devotees you have recommended as my duly initiated disciples. Now hold a fire sacrifice. Instruct them on the offenses to be avoided while chanting the Holy Names. They must promise to always chant a minimum of 16 rounds and strictly follow the four regulative principles. Balavanta may chant on their beads. Their new names are; Victor—Vedanta Krt dasa, Albert—Ananda dasa, Paul—Paramatma dasa.

Hoping this will meet you in good health.

Your ever well-wisher,

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami