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ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 03/24/2018


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 03/24/2018 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: Chaitanya Mangala (chair), Makara (minutes recorder), Olivia, Ranaka, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Kalakantha. 1. Ranaka’s Monthly Report • At the […]

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 […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/17/2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/17/2017 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: Chaitanya Mangala (chair), Kripamaya, Ranaka, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Jamuna Jivani (secretary), Kalakantha (partial attendance), Makara, and Olivia. 1. Ranaka’s […]

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), […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 10/29/2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 10/29/2017 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: Chaitanya Mangala (chair), Kripamaya, Ranaka, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Bhima, Jamuna Jivani (secretary), Jaya Krsna, Kalakantha, Makara, and Olivia. 1. […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 10/01/2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 10/01/2017 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: Chaitanya Mangala (chair), Kripamaya, Ranaka, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Jamuna Jivani (secretary), and Makara. 1. Ranaka’s Monthly Report Caitanya Bhagavat […]

Spring 2017 Open Invitation: March 24, 25 & 26, 2017


OPEN INVITATION: The board members of ISKCON New Vrindaban, ECO-Vrindaban & the Village Council invite all New Vrindaban residents, neighbors and well-wishers to participate in the upcoming weekend activities. MARCH 24th, 25th & 26th WEEKEND ACTIVITY SCHEDULE: Friday, March 24th 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Dinner Prasad with members of the Village Council, INV & […]

Srila Prabhupada in New Vrindaban – 1969


Excerpted from an article written by Cintamani Dasi and previously published in the Brijabasi Spirit, October 1985. It was May 9th, 1969. Before coming to New Vrindaban, Srila Prabhupada visited the Columbus, Ohio center. By some inconceivable good fortune I met him and was initiated. After breaking open the storehouse of love of God in […]

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 […]

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 […]