Dear Sriman Pada Tirtha dasa,
Please accept my humble obeisances and, as appropriate, my blessings and well-wishes to yourself, Srimati Kum Kum Devi and Srimati Arundhati Devi dasi.
Yes, it seems like a long time since I last heard from you, but I am very happy you took the time to inform me of the news about my dear disciple, Srimati Arundhati Devi.
Previously you told me she inspired her family with her serious interest to know the Absolute Truth, Sri Krishna. The key to such attainment is full faith in Sri Sri Guru and Krishna:
yasya deve parā bhaktir yathā deve tathā gurau
tasyaite kathitā hy arthāḥ prakāśante mahātmanaḥ
“Only unto those great souls who have implicit faith in both the Lord and the spiritual master are all the