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Syama Kunda’s Brijabasi Spirit Interview – November 2017


Where is your hometown?  Syama Kunda was raised in Cambridge, Maryland. When & where did you get married?  While living in Maryland in 1969, Syama Kunda met his wife Girindra Mohini, the youngest girl of 10 siblings. When he was 16 and she was only 15, they were married by her minister father. When did […]

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 & […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 01-22-2017


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 01-22-2017 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, Bhima (Chair), Chaitanya Mangala, Kripamaya, Ranaka and Sri Tulasi Manjari. Recording secretary: Jamuna Jivani 1. Directorship Renewal Chaitanya Mangala […]

Department Reports in New Vrindaban Show Continued Progress Towards Prabhupada’s Vision


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications Kicking off ECO-Vrindaban and ISKCON New Vrindaban’s end-of-year Joint Board Meetings, their Department Head Reports on Saturday November 12th were uplifting to members of the community who attended the open event. Showing steady progress towards Prabhupada’s vision, the reports also revealed that the past half a decade’s concerted […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/16/2016


ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 12/16/2016 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 (Chair), Chaitanya Mangala, Kripamaya, Ranaka and Sri Tulasi Manjari Participating Advisors: Jaya Krsna, Vraja Participating Managers: Nitaicandra Recording […]

Appreciation Ceremonies Honor Over 700 Years of Collective Service


By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications New Vrindaban’s fifth Service Appreciation Ceremony, held on Sunday November 13th, began with some impressive statistics. The semi-annual ceremony, launched in November 2014, has so far honored 22 individuals for their unique contributions to the development of New Vrindaban. And it has recognized over 700 years of […]

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 […]

Open Invitation Reminder: November 11, 12 & 13, 2016


      OPEN INVITATION: The board members of ISKCON New Vrindaban & ECO-Vrindaban humbly invite all New Vrindaban residents, neighbors and well-wishers to participate in the upcoming weekend activities. NOVEMBER 11th, 12th & 13th WEEKEND SCHEDULE: Friday, November 11th 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Dinner Prasad with members of the Village Council, Steering Committee, […]

ISKCON New Vrindaban Open Invitation: November 11, 12 & 13, 2016


         The board members of ISKCON New Vrindaban & ECO-Vrindaban humbly invite all New Vrindaban residents, neighbors and well-wishers to participate in the upcoming weekend activities. WEEKEND SCHEDULE: Friday, November 11th 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Dinner Prasadam with Board Members & GBCs (at Radha Vrindaban Chandra’s Temple) Saturday, November 12th 9:00 am […]