The only program today was in the evening, the final one in Sanand. After a short half-hour lecture many people came up to the stage and gave garlands to Prabhupada.
Then the king's son and his wife
No morning walk again today, although Prabhupada is feeling a little better.
Rather than take his massage on the roof, Prabhupada sat on the veranda outside his room overlooking the inner courtyard o
Prabhupada is always pointing out the fraudulence of modern scientists. Yesterday he mentioned that in Germany after the first World War they opened a factory to extract fat from stool for eventual hu
Early in the morning Prabhupada took his leave, graciously thanking the king's entire family for their kindness and hospitality. He was very happy with the programs and talked with the King's son abou
During this morning's walk Prabhupada again criticized the local farmers for growing tobacco rather than grains, cotton, and other necessities. He said it was a symptom of degradation to grow cash cro
No morning walk today. After resting until seven-thirty, Srila Prabhupada felt a little better. Still, Jasomatinandana performed the morning program. Prabhupada told him that he should lead the remain
Our hosts are cooking for us, but Harikesa still prepares Srila Prabhupada's meals. In this way Prabhupada can maintain his regular diet suited to his own taste and delicate digestion. He likes to eat
In mid-afternoon Karttikeya Mahadevia drove us in his old American limousine for a program in another nearby town called Bavala (pop. 20,000).
Along the way Prabhupada incited our enthusiasm for the
At about 7:00 a.m. Prabhupada and his small yatra of devotees took a short morning walk in the countryside. It was a late start by his usual standard, but now that the winter season has set in, the su
In the afternoon Karttikeya drove us five miles to a local village for a program. In the car Prabhupada talked enthusiastically about village-to-village preaching. He is eager to see this program esta
After breakfast, Jasomatinandana requested Prabhupada to speak at a morning session of the pandala. Srila Prabhupada is not really strong enough to do two lectures a day, but he agreed anyway.
Despite our remote location, somehow the mail is still reaching us. The first tally from the annual Christmas book distribution marathon in the West came today via a telegram from Ramesvara in Los Ang
In the afternoon the king and many local village leaders came for darsana. They discussed the need to educate the people in spiritual values. Prabhupada again brought up the point that growing cash cr
Prabhupada considers Harikesa's writing assignment important enough that he has given him permission to miss some of the programs to work on it. He is applying himself very seriously to the task, and
At noon Prabhupada flew due north to Ahmedabad, a short thirty-five minute trip. Jasomatinandana and Karttikeya Mahadevia, one of our more enthusiastic Bombay Life Members, were there to greet him. Th