…I have no objection if you feel like going to Australia for heading up the Sankirtana party there and managing things in general….You can go to Australia, there you have got enough field for your dancing. (Letter to Madhudvisa dasa April 26, 1972)
Born in America, Madhudvisa prabhu (Michael Morrissey) received first and second initiation from His Divine Grace in 1968, taking first initiation in San Francisco, and second in Los Angeles.
In 1972, Srila Prabhupada personally requested that Madhudvisa to become a GBC man. He served Srila Prabhupada in the U.S., India, Australasia, and elsewhere.