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New Vrindaban Invites All North American ISKCON Farmers To Second Annual Farm Conference


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications   ECO-Vrindaban and ISKCON New Vrindaban are extending an invitation to every Hare Krishna temple and farm in North America to attend the 2017 Annual North American ISKCON Farm Conference from October 13th to 15th. The Conference will be hosted at INV in West Virginia, and is […]

Prabhupada’s Palace Gardens Enter Sustainable New Chapter


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications The gardens at Srila Prabhupada’s Palace have always been jewels that enhance the beauty of this place of pilgrimage; while themselves becoming more beautiful by serving the pure devotee. In 2014, after a long and illustrious history, they began their transition from chemical to organic. And today, […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 07/30/2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 07/30/2017 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, Kripamaya, Ranaka, Sri Tulasi Manjari, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Jaya Krsna, Makara, and Olivia Recording Secretary: Jamuna Jivani […]

Canadian Family’s Journey in Simple Living Takes Them to New Vrindaban


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications   Neither Filippo Paonessa nor his wife-to-be Sukhayanti Dasi had any previous experience in cow protection or agriculture when they met at the Toronto ISKCON temple. But they found that they were both inspired by Srila Prabhupada’s words on simple living and shared a desire to follow […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 06/25/2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 06/25/2017 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, Kripamaya, Ranaka, Sri Tulasi Manjari (Board Chair) and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Jaya Krsna, Makara and Olivia. Participating Managers: […]

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 […]

Srila Prabhupada and His Palace


By Madhava Smullen  for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala Das It’s a crisp, frosty November day in the Appalachian foothills of West Virginia, bare trees silhouetted against a clear blue sky. On one hilltop, an unusually royal building stands out, sunlight glinting off its gold-filigreed domes and spires. Participants of ISKCON […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 05/21/2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 05/21/2017 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, Kripamaya, Ranaka, Sri Tulasi Manjari and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Devala, Jaya Krsna, Makara, Olivia, Venkatachalapati Participating Managers: […]

Community Dialog Covers Village Association, Rover Pipeline, and NV50


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications On the afternoon of March 25th—after hearing inspiring news from ISKCON New Vrindaban and ECO-Vrindaban’s various department heads—Board members and Village Association members settled in for a lively community dialog on some important topics. Village Association Foundational Document The first was the presentation of a foundational document […]

A Facelift for Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold – May/June 2016 Back To Godhead


A Facelift for Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold Back to Godhead May/June 2016 By Satyaraja Dasa (Archival research by Chaitanya Mangala Dasa) In the 1970s a dedicated group of devotees cooperated to build it; now a new group is determined to restore it to its former glory. In the summer of 1965 His Divine Grace A. […]