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You should localize your preaching and collecting programs as much as possible
You should localize your preaching and collecting programs as much as possible.
Letter to Giriraja -- Vrindaban 16 August, 1974: Regarding reducing the expenditure, you should reduce the conveyance account by 50%. You should localize your preaching and collecting programs as much as possible. The attempt should be made to raise monthly subscriptions from gentlemen in Juhu and Ville Parle Scheme. No one will give less than Rs. 5/- and you can collect Rs. 20,000/- monthly if you organize it properly, so you may not have to go downtown. Juhu and Ville Parle schemes are developing rapidly and all important men are coming to this side. You make up some monthly subscription books like a passbook with the name and address of each subscriber each with a number and the amount of the monthly subscription and the date paid, and when the subscription is collected the subscriber signs his name. In this way three or four men can go house to house. Now that our temple is recognized, everyone will pay. Now there is a food program that is popular amongst the local people, so they will pay. They can also pay in goods such as rice and dahl.
I have just written a letter to Giriraja suggesting that they do this and the way is to localize the collecting program.
Letter to Dixit -- Vrindaban 20 August, 1974: Yes your idea about minimizing the expenses of the Juhu project are very good. I have just written a letter to Giriraja suggesting that they do this and the way is to localize the collecting program. They should collect their funds from the local people in Juhu and Veille Parle Scheme. So I have given them a plan for taking subscriptions from respectable men who are living in that area. So I may request that you help them to make these subscriptions amongst the local inhabitants. I think if you work with them in this way then everything will be alright. Service to Krishna is the perfection of all relationships.
|Compiled by||Visnu Murti +|
|Completed sections||ALL +|
|Date of first entry||November 16, 0008 JL +|
|Date of last entry||November 16, 0008 JL +|
|Total quotes||2 +|
|Total quotes by section||BG: 0 +, SB: 0 +, CC: 0 +, OB: 0 +, Lec: 0 +, Conv: 0 + and Let: 2 +|