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761220 - Letter to Tamala Krishna written from Bombay

Letter to Tamala Krsna

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

CENTER: Hare Krishna Land
Gandhi Gram Rd.
Juhu, Bombay

DATE: 20/12/76

My dear Tamala Krsna,
Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated December 9, 1976.

Your book distribution report is very encouraging. If I see our leaders are enthusiastic, that gives me more enthusiasm. Your suggestion to get new buses is good. I always recommended that. I don't like old vehicles. I think one hundred buses are not sufficient for America. You propose to induce the American people to surrender to Lord Caitanya by expansion of book distribution, that is wanted. When you come to that, that is success. Then you can take charge of the government. And, as soon as in America the Krsna conscious boys are in power the whole world will be changed. The idea is to bring under control all atheist class of men. There are two ways of bringing the opposition under control. One is by logic and philosophy, the other is by force. That was done by Bharat Maharaj when he was king of this planet.

Why the wife should be disturbed if she is living not in the association of her husband. When Caitanya Mahaprabhu went to East Bengal for preaching, his first wife was alone. Wife's duty is not to disturb the husband. That is Vedic principle. The marriage relationship is not for sex. Of course, that is the way in this age. So, such wife may marry for the second time, what can be done? Vedic marriage is not for sex.

Hoping this will meet you in good health.

Your ever well-wisher,

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

HH Tamal Krsna Goswami
c/o Iskcon
340 W. 55th St.
New York, New York
USA 10019