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ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/16/2016


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/16/2016 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes simple living, cow protection, engaging oxen, local agriculture, and above all, loving Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON New Vrindaban. Participating Directors: Anuttama, Bhima (Chair), Chaitanya Mangala, Kripamaya, Ranaka and Sri Tulasi Manjari Participating Advisors: Jaya Krsna, Vraja Participating Managers: Nitaicandra Recording […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 11/27/2016


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 11/27/2016 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes simple living, cow protection, engaging oxen, local agriculture, and above all, loving Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON New Vrindaban. Participating Directors: Anuttama, Bhima (Chair), Chaitanya Mangala, Kripamaya, Ranaka and Sri Tulasi Manjari Participating Advisors: Vraja Participating Managers: Nitaicandra Recording Secretary: Jamuna […]

New Vrindaban Recipes: Ice Cream and Sweet Rice Straight From Krishna’s Cows


By Madhava Smullen Few prasadam stories from New Vrindaban’s history are as legendary as those of the late Amburish Dasa’s sweet rice and Pitambar Dasi’s ice cream. Straight from the cow barn and prepared by the cowherd couple with deep love and devotion, they were much-craved treats in the austere lives of New Vrindaban’s early […]

ECO-Vrindaban Offers Opportunity for New Maintenance Person


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications ECO-Vrindaban (ECO-V) – which strives to fulfill Srila Prabhupada’s mandates for simple living and cow-protection at New Vrindaban in West Virginia, USA – is on the lookout for a new construction and maintenance person for its ongoing operations. The ideal candidate would be a journeyman level carpenter […]

New Vrindaban Prabhupada Festival to Awaken Sweet Service Mood


By Madhava Smullen ISKCON New Vrindaban is warmly inviting everyone to attend its Srila Prabhupada Festival this September 30th to October 2nd. As an offering of love and appreciation for their service and sacrifices, current and previous New Vrindaban residents, as well as all Prabhupada disciples, will have their lodging and prasadam completely covered for […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 07/24/2016


Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes simple living, cow protection, engaging oxen, local agriculture, and above all, loving Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON New Vrindaban. Participating Directors: Anuttama, Bhima, Chaitanya Mangala, Ranaka and Sri Tulasi Manjari Advisors: Radha-Krishna, Vraja Managers: Mukunda, Nitaicandra 1. Mukunda’s Monthly Report The greenhouse that was outside the new boundaries of the […]

ECO-Vrindaban Launches an Array of Exciting Efforts for ISKCON’s 50th


By Madhava Smullen With ISKCON celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2016, ECO-Vrindaban – New Vrindaban’s self-sufficiency wing – is making many special efforts to honor Srila Prabhupada’s desires for the community. One of these is to put a special focus on growing grains, which Prabhupada instructed his New Vrindaban disciples to do early on. “These […]

Srila Prabhupada & Kaliya, ISKCON’s First Cow


 Written by Madhava Smullen. Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala. There’s no doubt that protecting cows was very close to Srila Prabhupada’s heart. In a series of Back to Godhead magazine articles in the mid 1950s, he was already envisioning a community where residents lived a simple life and protected cows. Soon after registering ISKCON in […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 11/08/2015


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 11/08/2015 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes simple living, cow protection, engaging oxen, local agriculture, and above all, loving Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON New Vrindaban. Participating Directors: Anuttama, Chaitanya Mangala, Kripamaya, Madhava Gosh and Ranaka. Participating Advisors: Jaya Krsna, Sri Tulasi Manjari, Radha-Krishna Participating Managers: Mukunda, Nitaicandra Recording secretary: Jamuna Jivani 1. Bahulaban […]

Service in Separation: Honoring Srila Prabhupada on His Disappearance Day


By Madhava Smullen “It was devastating,” says Advaitacarya Das, bowing his head. Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day is coming up on November 15th in New Vrindaban. And Advaita, who has been a resident since the early 1970s, is recalling the day in 1977 when he and the other devotees at Prabhupada’s first farm community heard the […]