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December 9, 1975 : Vrindavan

Hari Sauri: Back in Prabhupada's room after breakfast, Hansaduta read out some particularly ecstatic letters from America describing the book distribution. In a BBT report Ramesvara informed Srila Prabhupada that this month they'd printed 350,000 English Bhagavad-gitas, with 500,000 more planned in hardbound. Srimad-Bhagavatam Sixth Canto, Part Two was at the printers, and Part Three was in production. A record number of Back to Godheads are also going out.

Ramesvara concluded enthusiastically, "Our only desire is to surrender our lives to help publish and distribute millions of Your Divine Grace's wonderful books. Here in L.A. they are selling over 200,000 BTGs this month of December, more than even the entire Radha-Damodara party combined. Of course Radha-Damodara is selling more big books than anyone else. Devotees are more enlivened in the USA than I have ever seen for distributing your books. This will be the biggest month ever. Already one million BTGs is not enough for this month."

When Hansaduta finished, Srila Prabhupada had a huge smile on his face, clearly pleased and obviously enjoying transcendental ecstasy.

Reference: A Transcendental Diary Volume 1 - Hari Sauri Dasa