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New Vrindaban Days – Chapter 1


New Vrindaban Days As New Vrindaban enters its 50th anniversary (1968 to 2018), I wrote this series of articles for the Brijabasi Spirit in an attempt to give the reader not only an “understanding,” but more importantly a “taste,” of what life in early New Vrindaban was like – through the stories of one devotee’s […]

Back to Godhead: New Vrindaban – An Overview in Honor of Its 50th Anniversary


Back to Godhead Magazine, January/February 2018 issue New Vrindaban: An Overview in Honor of Its 50th Anniversary By Satyaraja Dasa Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala Dasa With the successful worldwide celebration of ISKCON’s fiftieth anniversary in 2016, another semicentennial event naturally follows in its wake: commemoration of the founding of New Vrindaban in 1968, two […]

Back To Godhead: New Vrindaban’s 50th Anniversary 2018


For the first time in 37 years, New Vrindaban is the featured article on the front cover of the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Back To Godhead magazine. Perfect timing, as the village residents and well-wishers begin their 50th anniversary celebrations!

A Facelift for Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold – May/June 2016 Back To Godhead


A Facelift for Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold Back to Godhead May/June 2016 By Satyaraja Dasa (Archival research by Chaitanya Mangala Dasa) In the 1970s a dedicated group of devotees cooperated to build it; now a new group is determined to restore it to its former glory. In the summer of 1965 His Divine Grace A. […]

Kulimela 2016: The Next Generation – March/April 2017 BTG


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Kulimela 2016: The Next Generation – March/April 2017 BTG


Kulimela: The Next Generation Back to Godhead March/April 2017 By Madhava Smullen On the tenth anniversary of the first Kulimela, Kulis explore how to create a new and better world for future generations. In a leafy yard in New Vrindaban, West Virginia, a large group of children is leaning forward, riveted, as award-winning storyteller Sankirtana […]

A Facelift for Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold – May/June 2016 Issue BTG Magazine


 

New Vrindaban’s Palace of Gold Honored – Back to Godhead Magazine – October 1980


New Vrindaban’s Palace of Gold Honored – Back to Godhead Magazine – October 1980. By William Robins Limestone, W. Va., Aug. 5 The men in saffron robes, in denims and faded shirts, heads shaven and unshaven, the women in saris of many colors, the Hare Krishna devotees came in twos and threes and troops, afoot […]

Lord Nrsimhadeva Deity Installed in New Vrindaban – BTG – July 1986


Lord Nrsimhadeva Deity Installed in New Vrindaban – Back to Godhead Magazine – July 1986. At a recent festival in New Vrindaban, devotees installed the Deity of Lord Nrsimhadeva and His eternal associate, Prahlada Maharaja. The seven-foot black Deity of Lord Krsna’s half-man, half-lion incarnation is the first full-size Deity of Nrsimhadeva installed in the […]

New Vrindaban Farm Report – BTG Magazine – Oct 1975


New Vrindaban Farm Report – Back To Godhead Magazine – October 1975. Over the past eight years, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness has established fourteen successful farming communities in various parts of the world. As national economies founder and cities go bankrupt, ISKCON’s farms flourish and grow, proving that the Krishna consciousness movement is […]