Letters from Srila Prabhupada on New Vrindaban


Here are the 2 letters from Srila Prabhupada to Hayagriva, concerning New Vrindaban.

These letters and othersĀ  are being presented in every Friday’s Srimad Bhagavatam class at the temple.

Here’s a short excerpt from the first letter:

“and I have advised Kirtanananda and yourself to convert West Virginia into New Vrindaban. I understand the spot is very beautiful, and the hills may be renamed as New Govardhana. And if there are lakes, they can be renamed as Syamakunda and Radhakunda. Vrindaban does not require to be modernized because Krishna’s Vrindaban is transcendental village. They completely depend on nature’s beauty and nature’s protection.”

14 June 1968 S

Above is the link for the first letter and below is the link andĀ  a short excerpt from the second letter:

Hayagriva — Montreal 17 August, 1968

  1. The New Vrindaban idea is that persons who live there will accept the bare necessities of life to maintain the body and soul together and the major part of time should be engaged in development of Krishna Consciousness.

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