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751222 - Letter to Hrdayananda written from Bombay

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

December 22, 1975

Sao Paulo, Brazil

My Dear Hrdayananda Maharaja,

Please accept my blessings. Thank you for your letter dated November 29th 1975. The poem is very nice, however one should not think himself a devotee, poem 3. should read

"Your servant's calling so sadly,"
"Your servant's falling so badly,"
"A servant's trapped in the city."

one cannot call himself a devotee, but servant he can call himself always.*

Your bus program sounds nice, it is approved my me.

I hope this letter meets you well.

Your ever well wisher,

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

* Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu presented Himself as "Patitam kimkarana mam visamey charambudhva". Kimkaram means servant.