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Purity and Circumstance

by Srila Jiva Goswami dasa One of my “jobs” at Old New Vrindabana was the “Town Run.” An aspect of that Service was to ferry Devotees to and from various places: A particular store, a doctor, a Satellite Temple, like Cleveland, Pittsburgh, or our college towns such as Athens, Morgantown and Columbus. With your permission […]

Mother Girindra’s Gravy (add on mashed potatoes or rice)

(as taken from the Nov.1997 issue of Brijabasi Spirit) Combine l/4 Cup Flour and 1/2 Cup Nutritional Yeast in heavy bot­tom pan/iron skillet.  Lightly toast until an aroma is present (don’t let it brown or burn!) Stir in 2-3 Tab. butter or oil. Quickly add 3 Cups cold water, stir­ring continuously with whisk till it […]

Sri Sri Radha-VrindabanChandra 2006-12-17

Let It Begin #2: Lights, Camera, Action

Already a good number of devotees have expressed great joy and interest in finding out that I have a college degree/experience in filmmaking. After all, this is one of the reasons I told my dear parents I would be better off being a devotee i.e: more and better opportunities to use my educated skills, so […]

Journey to Asheville

by Rama Lila I was apprehensive about driving so many hours, especially with my 6 year old daughter Kunti, but it worked out great. The highway down south through WV, Virginia and into N.C. is scenic and sometimes as you go through the national forests– breathtaking. Kunti had her DVDs and I my japa bag […]

The New Vrindaban Idea

My idea of developing New Vrindaban is to create an atmosphere of spiritual life where people in bona fide order of social division, namely, Brahmacaris, Grhasthas, Vanaprastha, Sannyasis, or specifically Brahmacaris and Sannyasis, and Vanaprasthas, will live there independently, completely depending on agricultural produce and milk from the cows. The life should be simplified without […]

Letter From New Vrindaban Prison Ministeries

NEW VRINDABAN PRISON MINISTRIES MUKTA KESA DASA RD1 BOX 319 MOUNDSVILLE, WV 26041 AN OPEN LETTER: Dear Brijabasis and New Vrindaban well wishers, Hare Krsna. For the last two years the New Vrindaban Prison Ministry has been cultivating Bhaktas throughout the Federal and State prison systems. Learning about us by word of mouth, from the […]

NV BA TSKP – The Lords Dance Kirtan Tour – Day 4 – Baltimore/Philly

–by Chaitanya Das Friday, Nov. 29 (Ekadasi) 4:02 pm- Another nectarean 4 hour Civic squeeze from Baltimore and we ooze out of the car in Philly, city of brotherly love. There is a kirtan program scheduled for us this evening at one of the top yoga studios. GKD happens to know the wonderful devotee who […]

Gaura Kishore’s Blog

Gaura Kishore is blogging pretty regularly now, He is a brahmacari who bases out of New Vrindavan. He travels a lot and is writing down his adventures as they unfold. This is a chance for those of us who generally stay in one place to travel vicariously.

Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know…

by Sankirtana das Rabbi Bogomilsky thought he was making a simple request – to place a eight foot menorah display among the dozen or so Christmas trees which decorated the international arrival hall at the Seattle Airport. He was hoping that the airport management would be reasonable and have it up in time for […]