Tridandi Goswami - A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami


Schloß Rettershof/ Kelkheim, Germany 1974 - Srila Prabhupada with German Devotees
Schloß Rettershof/ Kelkheim, Germany 1974 - Srila Prabhupada with German Devotees


Tridandi Goswami
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Founder - Acharya:
International Society for Krishna Consciousness


3764 Watseka Blvd.                    
Los Angeles, Cal. 90034             

DATE ... 4.21.73 ......................................................... 19..........             

My Dear Hansadutta Das Adhikaryi

Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated April 7, 1973 and am pleased to acccept the following boys and girls as my initiated disciples: Ram Mohan Das (Reiner); Jnanavigraha Das (Joachim); Tirthada Das (Thomas); Hrimati Dasi (Helga); Santimati Dasi (Ulla); Durgama Das (Dario); Premchand Das (Werner); Kamaksi Dasi (Karin); Uktal Das (Ulfert); Atmavidya Das (Axel); Gobhata Das (Gerhart); Ama Das (Amin); Ramgati Das (Ronald); - and Nikhilananda Das (Niko); and Vaidyanath Das (Erland), these two boys I have already informed their names in reply to a letter from the Hamburg temple. Beads may be sent to Rebatinandana Swami.

German Devotee Initiation Letter

  1. Ram Mohan Das (Reiner);
  2. Jnanavigraha Das (Joachim);
  3. Tirthada Das (Thomas);
  4. Hrimati Dasi (Helga);
  5. Santimati Dasi (Ulla);
  6. Durgama Das (Dario);
  7. Premchand Das (Werner);
  8. Kamaksi Dasi (Karin);
  9. Uktal Das (Ulfert);
  10. Atmavidya Das (Axel);
  11. Gobhata Das (Gerhart);
  12. Ama Das (Amin);
  13. Ramgati Das (Ronald); - and
  14. Nikhilananda Das (Niko); and
  15. Vaidyanath Das (Erland),

I am also enclosing Gayatri Mantras for the 14 disciples and 10 sacred threads duly chanted upon by me for the men disciples.

You show them how to count on the fingers, and let them hear the mantra chanted by me on the tape through the right ear..

N.B. The dictaphone I left there for repairing may be kept in London after it is repaired.


I hope this meets you in good health.

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami prabhupada