Disappearance of Jayananda prabhu

Speaker: Tamal Krishna Goswami
Source: TKG’s Diary: Prabhupada’s Final Days

3rd May 1977:
jayanandaprabhuToday we received word that Jayananda Prabhu had given up his body. When Srila Prabhupada was informed he said, “Yes, sooner or later we must all go.” Afterwards, tears came to His Divine Grace’s eyes. “He was one of my very best dis­ciples. He was the first to give me five thou­sand dollars, which was used for printing Teach­ings of Lord Caitanya. He used to drive me in the car, and while driving he would be chanting.

I asked Prabhupada about Jayananda’s des­tination, “He is not lost.

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Disciple should simply follow

Source: Yamuna Devi: A Life of Unalloyed Devotion

SrimatiYamunaDeviDasiwithprabhupadaMalati devi had been commissioned by Hansadutta das to arrange for large Deities for the Hamburg temple and had found a five-foot pair of Radha-Krishna Deities in Jaipur. After returning to Bombay and telling Srila Prabhupada about Them, he immediately wanted Them for Vrindavan, even though Yamuna had been painstakingly working on plans for the Deities who were eventually installed. She later used it to illustrate that the duty of the disciple is to follow the instructions of the Spiritual Master— in essence to flow with the waves of change.

Yamuna: if

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