610320 - Letter to Ministry for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs written from Cuttack
March 20, 1961
Ministry for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs
Government of India, New Delhi.
I beg to inform you that I am in the renounced order of life devoted in the service of researching in the science of cultural affairs of human spirit. I am the author of several books in this like and the copy of the Foreword by Dr. N.K. Sidhanta Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University on my book "EASY JOURNEY TO OTHER PLANETS", is sent herewith for your perusal.
As such I have been invited by the organizers of The Congress for Culturing Human spirit to be held at Japan in the month of May 1961. The copy of bona fides is also sent herewith for your reference.
I am a Sannyasi and my mission of life is to propagate the idea of cultivating spiritual vision of life which alone can bring about peace and prosperity of the human society. I wish to impress upon the delegates who will internationally join the Congress for Culturing Human spirit at Japan about the necessity of an international movement for this purpose in cooperation of all the enlightened people of the world. The Japanese organizers have agreed to meet my expenses there as you will find it from the enclosed papers and I am simply seeking your help to dispatch me to Japan to attend this congress.
I beg to inform you in this connection that the following gentlemen know me well and about my cultural activities in literary careers.
- 1. Dr. S. Radhakrsahnan Vice President of India.
- 2. Dr. H.K.Mahatab
- 3. Bhagirathi Mahapatra M.P.
I must reach Japan (Tokyo) on or before the 9th of May 1961 and I shall request you to give me help and facilities in this connection.
Awaiting your early reply and thanking you in anticipation.
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami