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Prabhupada’s Palace Under The Full Moon


(fourth installement adapted from the first chapter of Krishna book lyrics and music by Devananda Pandit das) When the first son was born, Vasudeva kept his word. He took the new born child to Kamsa and was not disturbed. Though it was painful he was a man of honor and fame, He could never break […]

Academic Conference Held In New Vrindaban

The Second Annual Conference of the ISKCON Academy of Arts and Sciences was held this past weekend in New Vrindaban. The theme of the conference was “ISKCON Scholarship and the World: Academic and Cultural Contributions.” About 30 devotee scholars attended including well known devotees like Ravindra Svarupa das, Hridayananda das Goswami, Sadaputa das, and Garuda […]

Lord Nrisimhadev Installed

by Hrishikesh  More altars were built and more deities were sculpted and molded. Bhagavatananda Das sculpted two nine-foot tall bas-relief statues of Jaya and Vijaya, the four-armed gatekeepers of Vaikuntha who hold the four symbols of Vishnu: conchshell, disc, club, and lotus flower, which were installed adjacent to the front doors of the temple.  On […]

Sri Sri Radha-VrindabanChandra


Part Two: What The College Students Really Thought About New Vrindaban

by Sankirtan das Dear Global Leadership Students, I really enjoyed reading all of the papers. They were thoughtful and candid, and even humorous at times. I’d like to address a few of the points that cropped up in your reflections on your visit to New Vrindaban. I’ll try to keep my responses brief. Student: “I […]

Deity Stories: A New Temple For Radha Vrindaban Candra (Part Two)

by Hrishikesh Installation of the Deities. The Brijabasi Spirit reported: (93) “Radha-Vrindaban Chandra, Gaura-Nitai, and Gopala Nathji were placed on Their altars, which had been drilled with nine small holes. In the holes were placed nine precious jewels of the nine major planets. They were then filled with turmeric. A yantra—a small piece of gold […]

Deity Stories: A New Temple For Radha Vrindaban Candra (Part One)

by Hrishikesh On July 4, 1983 , a “temporary” temple for Shri Shri Radha-Vrindaban Chandra was dedicated which dwarfed many United States ISKCON temples in beauty, size and craftsmanship. The building was constructed in less than ten months; the temple room, which covered 5,000 square feet of floor space, was constructed in less than three […]

Festivals and Events for December 2007

4 Dec 2007 Tuesday  Fasting for Utpanna Ekadasi December 15-17, ISKCON ACADEMY OF ARTS & SCIENCES CONFERENCE ISKCON Scholarship and the World: Academic and Cultural Contributions 20 Dec 2007 Thursday  Fasting for Moksada Ekadasi Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita GITA JAYANTI (Reading from Bhagavad Gita As it IS) RVC Temple @ 4:30 PM 27 Dec 2007 […]