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“The Surrender Goes On” by Taru dasa

(from the Nov.1976 issue of Brijabasi Spirit) Way back in the early days of New Vrindaban, Srlla Prabhupada started calling the residents “the inmates of New Vrindaban.” From time to time I’ve tried to under­stand just what exactly this term means. Most of all, the term inmate indicates one who is locked in against his […]

New Year’s Kirtan & Harinama

To celebrate the coming of the New Year, we will have an all day and all night kirtan for the pleasure of Sri Sri Radha-Vrindaban Candra. Beginning at 9 am on Sunday, December 31st, kirtan will continue all day and hopefully until mangala-arati on January 1st. Prasadam will be served at 8 pm for everyone. […]

Whimsy and the Transcendental Ire of the Head Pujari

By Srila Jiva Goswamidasa Down at Bahulabhana, the terraced stairway to the car lot level below went right by the big sliding window installed on the side of farmhouse which was the Temple. The Temple Office was right in there. We had phones, “New Vrindabana, may I help you?” We had a desk or two. […]

Wheeling 1-70 Eastbound Tunnel Closure

On or about January 8th, 2007, the eastbound lane of the Interstate 70 (I-70) tunnel in Wheeling will close completely for 6 months. The westbound tunnel will remain open. This will not effect tourist travel to New Vrindaban as that comes on 1-470, which bypasses the tunnel. It will effect devotees doing local errands in […]

Plastic Flowers

(a Christmas tale) by Chaitanya dasa “I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine: There sleeps Titania sometime of the night, Lull’d in these flowers with dances and delight.” from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (2.1.255-60) “I […]

Let It Begin #3: Face-First in the Mud.

COMING HOME by B.C Leaving home coming home Leaving Mother and Father to see mother and father Different and non-different One and the same Feels like forever But old-habits just the same But this home is everywhere Like fire in wood The Lord is everywhere And your service to him is unlimited. Going home coming […]

Lord Nrsmhadeva & Prahlada Maharaja on Christmas Day

Mother Madri’s Cheesecake

Taken from Dec. 1997 issue of the Brijabasi Spirit Crust l/2 C. ww flour 1/4 C. oats 1/4 C. chopped nuts 1/4 C. brown sugar 1/4 C. butter Cake 3 8oz. cream cheese, softened l/2 stick butter, softened 11/2 cups sugar 2 Tbs. egg replacer l/2 C. plain yogurt 2 Tbs. lemon juice Bake crust […]

Sri Sri Radha-VrindabanChandra on Christmas Day

Visit New Vrindaban’s Photo “Gallery”, with pics going back to when Srila Prabhupada visited in 1969, 72, 74 & 76.

New Vrindaban’s Christmas Present From Krishna

Here are the two bull calves, age 30 hours.