Swami Bon meets the last Kaiser of Germany

Swami Bon's meeting with 
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, 
in Doorn (Netherlands) 

"The Harmonist"  
September 4th, 1934, page 21:

"On his way to Germany Swami B.H. Bon will interview the ex-Kaiser at Doorn (Holland) on October 23 next when the ex-Kaiser will hold some intimate discussions with the Swamiji on Indian religion."

"Second Year of the Gaudiya Mission in Europe" (published 1935), page 39 and 41:

"It was indeed very kind of His Majesty the Ex-kaiser of Germany to have written a ver sympathetic letter to the Swamiji and to have honoured him with the presentation of His Majesty's photo with his signature thanking him heartily for sending him the publications of the Gaudiya Mission.
Swami Bon had also opportunities to talk with Herrn Baron von Selb, the Kaiser's Berlin-representative, who conveyed the Kaiser's best wishes for the Swamiji's effort to bring home to the people of the West the spiritual ideas of Hinduism. The Kaiser is deeply interested in the Comparative History of Religion and Culture."

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Pranam to Swami Bon

"I make my obeisances with deep and loving devotion for ever and ever to my Gurudev, who is known by the name of Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon, who being attracted by the lotus-feet of Radha-Madhab is for ever and ever immersed in the perennial stream of supramundane joy emanating therefrom.

I bow down again and again with loving devotion to my Gurudev who is a wandering Tridandi mendicant and erudite Vaishnava (who) is always following in the wake of Sri Rupa; I make my obeisances in all humility, at all times with sincere loving devotion to my Gurudev who resides happily in the
Kunja (bower) allotted to him by Shrimati Radhika, the dearest Divine Consort of the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna who is Rasa epitomized, who has taken to the way of Bhakti in consonace with the teachings of Sri Chaitanya - nay, whose whole pattern of life is moulded on the teachings and precepts of Sri Chaitanya."