Below is an email I recently sent to Sriman Mahananda Das Bhakti Ranjan Prabhu along with his reply. It includes some candid thoughts and observations regarding Srila Govinda Maharaja’s visit to Veracruz, Mexico and Soquel/San Jose California. I had not intended it for public discussion but at the request of Mahananda Prabhu I acceded to it’s being posted on the Navadwipa Math website. He, in turn, agreed to allow me to post his response here.
Listening to his voice memo response to my email and hearing his very charitable words in my regard might cause one to wonder if I have not conceived this as a means of self aggrandizement. That may or may not be. Please, however, consider, as I have, the value of the tone and words of Mahananda Prabhu as an edifying dialogue that reveals