“To erect for the members and for society at large a holy place of transcendental pastimes dedicated to the personality of Krishna.” Seven Purposes of ISKCON – Srila Prabhupada, 1966 Click here to read the other purposes at the ISKCON.org website.
By Madhava Smullen Friends and family are remembering Srimati Sankara devi dasi — known for her deep love of her children and quiet dedication to Krishna’s service — as the 30th anniversary of her passing approaches on January 25th, 2015. On that day, the Sunday Feast program at ISKCON New Vrindaban will be held in […]
“It may be an ideal village where the residents will have plain living and high thinking.” – Srila Prabhupada, June 1968 Click here to read the rest of the letter at the Vanipedia website.
Brief Memorial Service in Honor of the 30thAnniversary of the passing of Her Grace Sankara dasi Sankara dasi-January 5th, 1946 – January 25th, 1985 When: Sunday Jan. 25, 2015 Time: 1:30 PM, Before the Sunday Feast Where: RVC Temple Room If you had the honor of knowing this very sweet Brijabasi, Sankara dasi, […]
Our final week’s challenge (at least for a now): Who is this Brijabasi? Bonus challenge: What’s the occasion connected with this photo? What to do: Post your guesses on the “who, what, when, where & why” in the comment section at the New Vrindaban Facebook page.
“The exact adjustment is in Vaishnava philosophy, which is called Yukta Vairagya, means that we should simply accept the bare necessities of our material part of life, and try to save time for spiritual advancement. This should be the motto of New Vrindaban, if you at all develop it to the perfectional stage.” – Srila […]
This week’s challenge: Who is this striking young man? Bonus challenge: What is he doing and when was the photo taken? What to do: Post your guesses on the “who, what, when, where & why” in the comment section at the New Vrindaban Facebook page.
This is the 4th and last in a series of entries from Gopisa das on his recent trip to India. DAY 7 Dearest family, Today was a very special day. We went to Srimati Radharani’s temple for mangal aroti. I was pushed to the middle quite close and had a wonderful view of Sriji. Sacinandana […]
A Swami’s Dream Comes to Life: Prabhupada’s First Visit to New Vrindaban Written by Madhava Smullen. Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala. New Vrindaban, May 20th, 1969 – A small cluster of devotees waited at the entrance to the rural West Virginia property, hearts beating with anticipation. As the Lincoln town car turned the corner, they […]
This is the 3rd in a series of 4 entries by Gopisa das to his India Journal about his recent first-time pilgrimage to India. His 1st India Journal posting: Day 1 & 2 “Rotis and Spirituality”: http://www.brijabasispirit.com/2014/12/26/new-vrindabans-gopisa-das-discusses-rotis-and-spirituality-in-the-land-of-bharatavarsha/ His 2nd India Journal posting: Day 3 & 4 “Adventures”: http://www.brijabasispirit.com/2015/01/05/new-vrindabans-gopisa-dass-adventures-on-his-spiritual-retreat/ DAY 5 Dearest family, Today was a […]
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