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New Vrindaban Kids’ Camp Makes Spirituality Fun


By Madhava Smullen “We never thought a spiritual event could be so much fun – we would love to come again!” wrote one family after attending the Children’s Summer Camp in New Vrindaban last year. “Wonderful event – we can’t wait till next year,” wrote another. “Our son says he will miss New Vrindaban very […]

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 […]

Gopal’s Garden Preschool Builds Community at New Vrindaban


By Madhava Smullen A group of preschool children, along with their devotee parents and grandparents, bustled excitedly into Gopal’s Garden Homeschool Co-Op for their graduation party on November 5th. The event had ISKCON New Vrindaban president Jaya Krsna Das calling the Co-Op “community building at its best.” Gopal’s Garden was established in New Vrindaban, West […]

Gopal’s Garden Preschool Summer Update


  Gopal’s Garden Preschool, headed by New Vrindaban residents Sundari Devi Dasi and Mercy Mack, has been filled with action packed projects and fun this summer. Starting in March of this year, the preschool began with Sundari Devi Dasi and Mercy teaming up to build a healthy and interactive place to bring their children during […]

Steady Improvement Shown Throughout New Vrindaban Departments


By Madhava Smullen ISKCON New Vrindaban and Eco-Vrindaban’s latest Department Head reports, on March 14th, showed that devotees were continuing to cooperate together with encouraging progress towards crystallizing Srila Prabhupada’s vision. Co-GBC and MC for the day Anuttama Das introduced the event, explaining that since 2011, INV and ECO-V’s Boards of Directors and their managers […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/21/2014


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/21/2014 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, […]

Prabhupada’s Vision for New Vrindaban: Spiritual Education


“I am so pleased to learn of the increased development of New Vrindaban. Please now try to organize a children’s school.” – Srila Prabhupada, December 1969. Click here to read the rest of the letter at the Brijabasi Spirit website.

Department Head Reports Invigorate the New Vrindaban Community


New Vrindaban Fall Board Meetings 2014: Department Head Presentations Invigorate the Community By Madhava Smullen  ISKCON New Vrindaban and Eco-Vrindaban’s second annual board meetings, held from November 1st to 2nd this year, shone a light on the rejuvenating rush of energy currently flowing through the New Vrindaban community and were invigorating for all the participants. […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 10/26/2014


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 10/26/2014 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: Chaitanya Mangala, Navin Shyam, Kripamaya […]

More News from New Vrindaban’s Home School Co-op, Gopal’s Garden


Gopal’s Garden Home School Co-op End-of-the-Year Party By Lilasuka dasi “Why did Krsna ask, ‘Which Brahma?’” This question came from a puzzled Lord Brahma, played by nine year old Josh Fintel, during the dramatic reading of Sankirtan das’s play Which Brahma? at the end of the year school party for Gopal’s Garden June 11, 2014. […]