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Janmastami Schedule, Tuesday Sept. 4th

7:30 Gaura-arati, Nrsimha-arati with extended kirtan 8:30 Children’s Costume and Talent Show* (see below) 9:00 Drama (Caitanya Prabhu) 9:30 Boat Festival with Bhajans ( bhajan texts will be provided ) 10:30 Drama (Damodar Prabhu) 11:00 Slide Show 11:15 Appreciations 11:30 Kirtan 12:00 Darsana  *8:30 Children’s Costume & Talent Show  Who: Children of all ages What: Costume andTalent […]

Devotee Appreciation and Community Building: From NVMT

Dear New Vrindavan Devotees, Please accept our humble obeisance’s. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. “We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the Brijabasi’s for heir wonderful service to New Vrindavan. It is because of all of you, with your sincere desire to serve the order of Srila Prabhupada, that New Vrindavan […]

Gopi Lila Updates

Here’s the link to Hari Bhakta’s blog. He’s putting updates on Gopi Lila’s health there.

Lord Balarama on His Appearance Day

Schedule for Janmashtami Celebrations – Sept. 1st, 2nd, 8th

Please note: The actual day of Janmashtami is Tuesday September 4th… Click to enlarge and print out. Your Servants, Congregational Dept., NVMT & Arya Siddhanta dasa

Best Vacation Ever…

I had the opportunity to spend much of the our Janmastami Festival weekend with two devotees from Toronto, Jaganatha Misra and Rajasuya Prabhus. They came with their families to New Vrindaban dhama to bathe the Lord, get association from the Vaisnavas and chant the holy name. On Saturday morning we all walked up to Sri […]

24 Hour Kirtan Report

by Visvambhar On August 18th, the first 24 Kirtan festival was held in New Vrndavan. Hundreds of participants flocked from all corners of the east coast, driving as far as 15 hours, to attend this historical event. There are no hard and fast rules for chanting the holy names, no specific time or place is […]

Four more days of swinging…

This evening we began the celebration of Jhulana Yatra. Devotees are welcome to come at Gaura arati time and offer some love-tugs for the most beautiful trascendental couple. It will go on only four more days. See  you there! YS, Arya Siddhanta dasa

Well to do…

Janaka Mahajana invited me down to Sri Sri Radha Vrindabancandra’s water and sewage treatment facility, just a short way down the road from the temple. We met up with Tejo Maya Prabhu and his son Gopal, who have been maintaining these services for quite some time. It was amazing to see how much energy was […]

Remembering Madhuvana Part 2

Another time, Sankirtana, newly arrived to New Vrindavana, was very thoroughly and devotedly washing the Deity plates after the noon offering and dumping the water down what he thought was a regular sink drain….and washing his own feet in astonishment. You could frequently hear his distinctive voice calling from the kitchen for Ruci to bring […]