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Stability and Strong Relationships Encapsulate New Vrindaban’s 2015


By Madhava Smullen “I am grateful to be able to serve in New Vrindaban,” said ISKCON New Vrindaban (INV) President Jaya Krsna Das, looking out at an audience of GBC, board members, temple residents, and community members. He expressed the emotion as he introduced the Department Head Presentations on December 5th, part of the biannual […]

Prabhupada’s Vision for New Vrindaban: Holy Pilgrimage


“I have got ambition to construct there 7 temples as follows: 1. Radha Madan Mohan, 2. Radha Govinda, 3. Radha Gopinatha, 4. Radha Damodara, 5. Radha Raman, 6. Radha Gokulananda, 7. Radha Syamasundara.” – Srila Prabhupada, November 1968. Click here to read the rest of the letter at the Vanipedia website.

New Vrindaban’s Semi-Annual Joint Boards’ Meeting Minutes – November 10, 2013


Minutes of the Semi Annual Joint Board Meeting Of New Vrindaban November 10, 2013 Day 3 of 3 ISKCON New Vrindaban (INV) Vision Statement: Founded in 1968, Srila Prabhupada boldly envisions New Vrindaban as a sacred place known worldwide for Cow Protection, Self-Sufficiency, Holy Pilgrimage, Spiritual Education, and, above all, Loving Krishna. ECO-Vrindaban Mission Statement: […]

New Vrindaban’s Semi-Annual Joint Boards’ Meeting Minutes – November 8, 2013


  Minutes of the Semi-Annual Meeting of the Joint Boards Of New Vrindaban – November 8, 2013 Day 1 of 3 ISKCON New Vrindaban (INV) Vision Statement: Founded in 1968, Srila Prabhupada boldly envisions New Vrindaban as a sacred place known worldwide for Cow Protection, Self-Sufficiency, Holy Pilgrimage, Spiritual Education, and, above all, Loving Krishna. […]

Two New Cows in New Vrindaban’s Herd


By Lilasuka dasi  Nov. 2013 We welcome two new cows to the Holy Dhama!  Srila Prabhupada’s vision for New Vrindaban includes cow protection as one of the five main aspects of the dhama. The other four aspects are self-sufficiency, spiritual education, a place of holy pilgrimage, and keeping the main focus on loving Krishna. On […]

New Vrindaban Makes Steady Progress in Exciting New Phase


by Madhava Smullen New Vrindaban, established in 1968 by ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada as his society’s first rural community, is continuing its transition into an exciting new phase. After a series of pioneering attempts in the early years, the community struggled for decades with a dedicated core crew. But since spring 2011, a renewed effort has […]

New Vrindaban’s Thanksgiving Weekend Schedule


Everyone is invited! Thursday Nov. 28 is the “real” Thanksgiving Day for the U.S.A. and there will be a sumptuous  Thanksgiving feast for everyone who comes that day. In addition, we will have a full, three day Thanksgiving program the weekend following Thanksgiving Day, namely Fri. Nov 29, Sat. Nov 30 and Sun. Dec. 1. […]

“Modest Elegance”- An Interview with New Vrindaban’s Varsana Swami


“Modest Elegance” – An Interview with Varsana Maharaj INTERVIEWER: Please describe your project to us, Maharaj. VARSANA M: Our Govardhana Hill project, featuring Radha Kunda and Syama Kunda as central landscape features, Radha Gopinath as the resident deity, and Their temple as the prime focus, derives inspiration and direction from a consistent thread interwoven through […]

Dham Seva in New Vrindaban


Highlights of an ongoing project in New Vrindaban: From the website introduction: “Srila Prabhupada envisioned seven temples on seven hills. Varsana Swami, inspired by those instructions, has taken steps to develop one of these temples. In April of 2012, Dham Seva began construction of a temple for the residence of Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Gopinath. […]

New Vrindaban’s Monthly Joint Boards’ Meeting Minutes – June 20th, 2013


  Monthly Meeting of the Boards of Directors for ISKCON New Vrindaban & ECOV – June 20th, 2013. Present from INV: Jaya Krsna, Dayavira, Chaitanya Mangala, Jamuna, Gopisa, HH Varsana Swami (Emeritus) Present from ECOV: Anuttama, Madhava Gosh, Kripamaya, Chaitanya Mangala, INV Secretary: Laxmi Honest Item 1: Increasing Transparency Chaitanya Mangala proposed that the joint […]