New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 07/31/14

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New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 07/31/14.

Each week we highlight an earlier era of ISKCON New Vrindaban.

This week’s challenge: Though the photo is a bit blurry, those familiar with New Vrindaban oxen programs, both in the 1970s and 2014, should be able to recognize the person driving the ox cart. Can you identify him?

Extra credit: When and where was this photo taken?

Extra, extra credit: What are the names of the two oxen?

What to do: Post your guesses on the “who, what, when, where & why” in the comment section at the New Vrindaban Facebook Page.

Technical stuff: We share a photo Thursday and confirm known details Sunday. Let’s keep it light and have a bit of fun!

Special request: If you have a photo showing New Vrindaban devotees in action, share it with us and we’ll use it in a future posting.

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Here’s the info we have:

Who: Daivata & two Holstein oxen.

What: An ox team drives between Bahulaban and one of the other six farmsteads in New Vrindaban.

This photo accompanied a “Farm Report” about New Vrindaban from the October 1975 edition of Back to Godhead Magazine.

A link to the BTG article:

When: Summer, 1975.

Where: On a dirt road, New Vrindaban, West Virginia.

Special request: If you have a photo showcasing New Vrindaban residents in action, from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and ’00s, please send it to us and we can share it in a future posting.

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