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ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 04/30/2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 04/30/2017 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, Ranaka, Sri Tulasi Manjari (chair) and Vraja. Participating Managers: Nitaicandra Recording Secretary: Jamuna Jivani 1. Ranaka’s Monthly Report […]

H.H Jayapataka Swami to visit New Vrindaban’s Festival of Inspiration


May 8th – 10th, 2015 The countdown has begun! New Vrindaban’s Festival of Inspiration is only two weeks away, and it’s a big one — the 15th anniversary! Get ready for exciting and inspiring presentations by ISKCON’s best speakers; top-quality entertainment from dramas to stand-up comedy; rip-roaring kirtans; and mouth-watering prasadam, and much more! So […]

New Vrindaban Festivals Inspire and Build Relationships


by Madhava Smullen The Vaishnava tradition is famous for its festivals. And within ISKCON, the New Vrindaban community in West Virginia has become one of the most renowned places to celebrate — both because of its rustic beauty, and because of its unique Krishna-centered events. As New Vrindaban finds a fresh start and rebuilds itself, […]

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. […]

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 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 […]

Govinda’s Restaurant Transformation at New Vrindaban


By Nityodita das The opening of the newly renovated Govinda’s Vegetarian Restaurant Friday May 10, 2013 for the Festival of Inspiration was another of New Vrindaban’s famous miraculous marathons! On Thursday, May 9, the restaurant was literally a construction site of scattered tools, ladders, paint buckets, wires and unfinished projects. When we opened on Friday afternoon, […]

The 13th Festival of Inspiration at New Vrindaban


This year, the Festival was indeed an inspiration, according to many visitors to New Vrindaban on May 10, 11 and 12, 2013.  Before the Festival of Inspiration got under way, it was not without its tense moments. On Thursday morning, May 10, you never could have imagined that Govinda’s Vegetarian Restaurant at the Palace Lodge […]