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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 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 […]

Salagram-Sila appears at New Vrindaban

Salagram-Sila appears at New Vrindaban by Henry Doktorski (Hrishikesh dasa) During May 1977, the first Salagram-Sila appeared at New Vrindaban. Salagram-Sila is a Vaisnava murti in the form of a spherical, usually black-colored stone found in the sacred river Gandaki, a tributary of the Ganges and one of the major rivers of Nepal and India. […]

An Evening with Srila Prabhupada at His Palace in New Vrindaban

New Vrindaban Fall Board Meetings 2014: An Evening with Srila Prabhupada at his Palace By Madhava Smullen At 6:00pm on November 1st, New Vrindaban board and community members ended their first packed day of meetings with a true treat – spending the evening with Srila Prabhupada at his Palace of Gold. The event was one […]

Celebrating 40 years of New Vrindaban’s Brijabasi Spirit!

We have some great news! In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Brijabasi Spirit, 34 issues from 1974 have been digitized and are now available online (with additional years soon to follow). The Brijabasi Spirit was first published in 1974 and for a number of years it was a weekly newsletter sharing great details […]

Prabhupada’s Palace Nectar: On the Road

Prabhupada’s Palace Nectar: On the Road Written by Puru das and taken from the April 1983 Issue of the Brijabasi Spirit    Pictures shows Devananda on the left and Jalakolahali on the right. During the “off” season the Palace staff keeps engaged. Actually there is no such thing as an “off” season in Krsna Consciousness. […]

New Vrindaban’s Transcendental “Throwback Thursday” – 12/19/13

It’s time for New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday! Each week we highlight an earlier era in the history of ISKCON New Vrindaban and ask our readers to identify devotees in the photo. This week there are ten people who can be named. Extra credit if you spot the special “accessories” one of them is wearing. Post […]

New Vrindaban’s Brijabasi Spirit Now On Facebook!

A “Brijabasi” is a resident of Vrindavan, and appropriately the magazine of New Vrindaban is entitled “Brijabasi Spirit.” The first issue came out in April, 1974. By 1983 it had evolved into a glossy color magazine. In 2006 it migrated online. This year, it made a leap to Facebook and has a page there as well. We invite you to […]

Balarama Jayanti

Wednesday, August 5 2009 Please join us to celebrate Balarama’s Appearance day 2009 4:30-5:00 pm- Special Preformance by Devananda Pandit 5:00-5:30 pm- Bhajans- Rasa Chaitanya das 5:30-6:00 pm- Abhiseka 6:00-7:00 pm- Lecture (tentative speaker- HH Varsana Maharaja) 7:00-7:45 pm- Gaura Arati- 7:45 pm- Pinata (children 11 years and younger) 8:00 pm- Feast It is requested […]

24 Hour Kirtan June 20th 2009

June 20th 2009 The event we’ve all been waiting for. The third annual 24 Hour Kirtan in New Vrindaban. This year promises to be even bigger and better than before. What is the 24 Hour Kirtan Festival? The New Vrindaban 24 Hour Kirtan Festival started in 2007. The idea is to chant the Hare Krishna […]