Now that he is comfortably ensconced in New Dwaraka, Prabhupada catches up with his correspondence through which he manages the entire International Society. There are many problems to untangle, the most serious being the present situation in Hawaii. Some of his senior disciples have sold the temple and abandoned the Tulasi plants. Srila Prabhupada is incredulous. That Gaurasundar and Siddha Svarupa have sold the Temple in Hawaii and abandoned the beautiful Tulasi plants there is a great fall down on their parts. They did not ask my permission. If they wanted to go away they could have, but they had no right to sell the Temple. It is actually a criminal act on their part. Anyone who follows them will also fall down without a doubt. Now, we have by Krishna's Grace built up something significant in the shape of this ISKCON and we are all one family. Sometimes there may be disagreement and quarrel but we should not go away. These inebrieties can be adjusted by cooperative spirit, tolerance and maturity. So I request you to kindly remain in the association of our devotees and work together. The test of our actual dedication and sincerity to serve the Spiritual Master will be this mutual cooperative spirit to push on this Movement and not make factions and deviate. Try to convince Gaurasundar and Siddha Svarupa to return to ISKCON and let us forget whatever has happened in the past. [Letter to Babhru - December 9, 1973]
This is the same Siddha Svarupa who came to San Francisco fronting a rock band after Prabhupada instructed devotees to give up rock music. As Jayananda Prabhu had foreseen, by disobeying Prabhupada's instruction Siddha Svarupa has had a serious fall-down. Of course, most of the mail is from faithful disciples, which gives Prabhupada much solace. A letter from Jayananda recounts how he goes out daily for street chanting. Prabhupada replies warmly. I was very happy to hear from you. I am always thinking of you and praying to Krishna for your advancement in Krishna Consciousness. That you are engaged in street sankirtan in San Francisco is fully approved by me. That you are feeling more and more enthusiasm by doing this is quite natural as sankirtan is our life and soul. My Guru Maharaja used to say, "One who has got life, he can preach." Yes, I remember the old days in San Francisco. Krishna has been so kind upon me to have sent so many sincere disciples to help me push on this Movement on behalf of my Guru Maharaja. You continue with your program there in San Francisco, always strictly keeping our principles and Krishna will bless you with greater and greater realization of the importance of this Movement. I am dependent upon you, my older disciples, to carry it on. Please offer my blessings to your good wife, Trayi devi dasi, and thank her on my behalf for the three nice drawings of Krishna lila. Also, please thank Bhavatarini devi dasi for her drawing of Gopal Krishna. So far how she can serve me, the best service is to chant Hare Krishna always and spread it to every town and village. [Letter to Jayananda - December 1, 1973]
Understanding that he needs more time to write his books, Prabhupada decides to send a worldwide memo to all the devotees. He dictates the letter to Karandhar and asks him to ensure that every center receives it. On December 16, Karandhar sends out the memo to every ISKCON temple worldwide.