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New Vrindaban – The Land of Krishna


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala Dasa In the early 1960s, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder of the Hare Krishna Movement, was a simple Swami living in the village of Vrindavan, in Uttar Pradesh, India. Vrindavan, the land where five thousand years ago Lord Krishna grew up […]

NEW VRINDABAN DAYS – CHAPTER 7


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 […]

NEW VRINDABAN DAYS – CHAPTER 6


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 […]

Srila Prabhupada’s New Vrindaban Visits


Srila Prabhupada’s New Vrindaban Visits Written By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala Dasa ISKCON Founder-Acharya Srila Prabhupada visited New Vrindaban four times, giving the devotees there his association and dispensing practical advice for simple living that remains invaluable not only to New Vrindaban, but to all ISKCON rural […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 07/08/2018


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 07/08/2018 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes cow protection, local agriculture, and above all, loving Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, ISKCON New Vrindaban’s Founder-Acharya. Participating Directors: Anuttama, Chaitanya Mangala (chair), Jamuna Jivani (board secretary), Olivia, Ranaka, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Jaya Krsna, Kalakantha, and Kripamaya.

NEW VRINDABAN DAYS – CHAPTER 5


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 […]

New Vrindaban Days – Chapter 4


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 personal journey. […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 05/20/2018


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 05/20/2018 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes cow protection, local agriculture, and above all, loving Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, ISKCON New Vrindaban’s Founder-Acharya. Participating Directors: Anuttama (partial attendance), Chaitanya Mangala (chair), Jamuna Jivani (board secretary), Ranaka, and Vraja. Participating Advisors: Jaya Krsna, Kalakantha and Kripamaya.

New Vrindaban Days – Chapter 3


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 personal journey. […]

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!