Gurukripa Dasa: So this year he came in the car and devotees would meet him at the Yogapitha and do kirtana around the car. There must have been hundred-and-fifty to two-hundred devotees, having kirtana and the car is moving slowly; we are going to Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir.
When we pulled up to the building then Srila Prabhupada came out and he went upstairs to his room. In his room were all the GBC’s and sannyasis. They get to come in the room, and so many others, the windows are open and people are all at the windows. Everybody climbing on each other to hear - the room is packed.
Then Srila Prabhupada... This is 1976, Prabhupada was all quiet. And the first thing he said, "So our Gurukripa Maharaja has won again," which was quite an honor. Just like Most Valuable Player - I got the.. Prabhupada was pleased with our service. And they hated it - Oh the looks. There was lot of competition.