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750106 - Letter to Ajita written from Bombay

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Letter to Ajit das

Hare Krishna Land, Gandhi Gram Rd.
Juhu, Bombay   400 054   India

Jan. 6th,     75

Ajit das adhikari
Grevgatan 18
114 53 Stockholm, Sweden

My dear Ajit das,

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated Dec. 27th, 1974 and have noted the contents. Regarding dishonest means being used I have never advised or taught anyone like that. That is not my idea. This record distribution has caused havoc. It should be stopped immediately. I have also asked Hansadutta to stop it. Book distribution is our real business. If we give them a record, they simply hear some magical sounds and take it for sense gratification, but if they receive one of our books and read even one page, they get eternally benefited. Therefore I am stressing this book distribution, not other things. Stop record selling completely. This is my order.

I have accepted Gaurachanda dasa brahmacari and Sriharini devi dasi as duly twice-born brahmanas and their threads are enclosed along with mantra sheet. You can hold a fire sacrifice and let them hear the mantra through the right ear from the tape of myself saying it.

I hope this meets you in good health.

Your ever well-wisher,
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A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami