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What Did Svāmījī Do?

In a couple of years Svāmījī made thousands of disciples. He established centers in various countries, on top of mountains, in the midst of forests, and in the middle of oceans. He established preaching centers everywhere. Miraculously, Svāmījī wrote so many books in a couple of years. He translated Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Bhagavad-gītā As It Is, Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu, Upadeṣāmṛta, and many other books. He introduced the sannyāsa-dharma in Western countries also. What did Svāmījī do? He went to the general masses, like the hippies, and powerfully preached.

September 18, 2005 Govardhana

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