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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!

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/03/2017


  ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/03/2017 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 (chair), Kripamaya, Ranaka, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Bhima, Jamuna Jivani (secretary), Jaya Krsna, Kalakantha (partial attendance), […]

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. […]