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Invitation to Join in on New Vrindaban’s weekly Harinama Sankirtan Party

The “golden avatara” of this age of Kali Yuga, Lord Chaitanya, spoke these words:  “Glory to the Sri Krishna sankirtana, which cleanses the heart of all the dust accumulated for years and extinguishes the fire of conditional life, of repeated birth and death. This sankirtana movement is the prime benediction for humanity at large because […]

New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 10/30/14

Since last week’s photo got a lot of responses we’ll continue with a variation on the theme. This week’s challenge: In this photo here are up to 15 people who can be identified. Who are they, what are they doing and when was it taken? What to do: Post your guesses on the “who, what, when, where & […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 09/28/2014

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 09/28/2014 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes a simple, sustainable lifestyle centered on the care and protection of cows, local food production and the loving service of Lord Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON New Vrindaban. Participating Members of the ECO-V Board of Directors: Bhima, Chaitanya Mangala, Navin Shyam […]

Reminder Invitation to New Vrindaban’s Joint Board Meetings & Community Dialog

    OPEN MEETINGS AND YOU’RE INVITED!  This is a reminder of your invitation to the semi-annual Joint Board Meetings & Community Dialog in New Vrindaban. As we do twice a year, the board members of ISKCON New Vrindaban and ECO-Vrindaban will gather to meet with managers and community members. PLEASE NOTE: In our ongoing […]

Prabhupada Places Great Value on Local Agriculture – August 3rd, 1976

Srila Prabhupada: “Yes. Anything grown in the garden, that is hundred times [more] valuable than [if] it is purchased from the market.” Click here to read and/or listen to the rest of the conversation at the Vanipedia website.

New Vrindaban Celebrates Govardhan Puja Friday, October 24, 2014

Here is today’s ecstatic schedule for the Govardhan Puja Festivities. Special request: If you are familiar with the English song “Vrindavan’s Such a Nice Place” please come to the singalong this evening at the 7:00 PM arotik. Schedule: 12:00 noon         Govardhan Parikrama- Meet in temple lobby 2:30 pm               Decorating Cows at Goshalla (behind garden) […]

New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 10/23/14

This week’s challenge: Who are the two devotees, what are they doing and when was this photo taken? What to do: Post your guesses on the “who, what, when, where & why” in the comment section at the Brijabasi Spirit website. Follow Up Here’s the info we have:Who (from let to right): Ruci & Sudarshan. What: An academic teacher instructing her […]

New Devotee Relations Dept. at New Vrindaban Aims for Happy, Healthy Devotees

By Madhava Smullen A brand new Devotee Relations Department was officially established in March 2014 at the ISKCON New Vrindaban community. The new department is headed up by Sukhavaha Dasi, who joined ISKCON in New Vrindaban back in 1974 and has lived and served there for many years. Sukhavaha holds a degree in social welfare […]

Meet the Tour Guides at Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold in New Vrindaban

Five interviews between Lilasuka and five of the main tour guides at Srila Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold.  TRIPAD VIBHUTI DAS Lilasuka (L): We understand that you have managed Srila Prabhupada’s Palace here in New Vrindaban for a long time, Tripad prabhu. How long have you been giving tours here? T: Since 1985. L: What do […]

New Vrindaban Community Mentioned in the Back to Godhead Magazine – November 1973

SIX YEARS OLD and continuing to expand, New Vrindaban, the Hare Krishna movement’s model agricultural community dedicated to “plain living and high thinking,” now extends for some 1,000 acres in the hills of West Virginia. Although most of ISKCON’s centers are located in heavily populated cities, the Society has established this simple spiritual village to […]