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SP Letter Oct 11, 1969

Tridandi Goswami A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Founder-Acharya: International Society for Krishna Consciousness Center TITTENHURST PARK TITTENHURST HOUSE Ascot, Berkshire,ENGLAND October 11th, 1969 My Dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you for you letter dated October 2, 1969 and have noted the contents carefully. Regarding your question about who shall get the money […]

When Is The Actual Birthday of New Vrindaban?

By Hrishikesh dasa (Henry Doktorski) “If you take Srila Prabhupada’s naming of New Vrindaban as the official authorized start, then today [March 17, 2008] is the 40th anniversary of NV.”(from It is Very Surprizing) I delight in celebrations, especially celebrations of events dear to my heart, such as the 40th anniversary of the founding of […]

Dancing For Krishna

(fall 1984) by Premarnava “The present Krsna consciousness movement follows the same principle, and therefore simply by chanting and danc­ing we have received good responses all over the world. It is to be understood, however, that his chanting and dancing do not belong to this material world. They are transcendental activities, for the more one […]

Spring Time Ritual In New Vrindaban

“At that time, in all directions — east, west, south, north, everywhere — there was an atmosphere of peace and prosperity. There were auspicious stars visible in the sky, and on the surface in all towns and villages and pasturing grounds and within the minds of everyone there were signs of good fortune. The rivers […]


By Hladini Devi Dasi I need You in flannel— ‘cause if You were in jewels There wouldn’t be us—   Were You the prince You should be— I couldn’t be here-   Were You as famous as You should be Everyone would see You… and want You.   And there would be no more us […]

Announcing Our 2nd Meeting to Discuss Bahulaban

All interested devotees are invited to attend the 2nd meeting about the restoration of Bahulaban! Adi Guru das, the devotee who is spearheading the development project, will be in attendance to answer questions and also raise questions how to practically move forward. The meeting will be this Saturday March 29, 2008 at 2:30 pm. (after lunch […]

Not-Your-Average Gaura Purnima Pics

Hear ye hear ye! Come one and come all to see the delights of the 2008 celebration of Gaura Purnima at New Vrindaban Dham. There were dramatic productions from the youths, rollicking and rocking multi-hour kirtans, delicious and delightful prasadam, and wonderful devotees being completely wonderful. A sublime start to the springtime! Lord Gauranga Ki […]

July 1, 1969 Letter

CENTER: 1975 So. La Cienega Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90034 DATE……July…1…………1969 My Dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated June 27,1969, and I have noted the contents carefully. So far as the Sanskrit transliterations are concerned, I have done it, and am returning it herewith. Please do […]

Thinning Trees

by Madhava Gosh I will be starting thinning some trees around the temple and the area between the temple and the Palace in the next few weeks. As you can see in the picture below, taken in 1984, when they were planted they were quite small so they were planted closer than mature spacing so […]

A Real Sunday Hoedown

The musically inclined Brijabasis like to, after big-time honoring of the world-famous New Vrindaban Sunday Feast, get together with a eclectic collection of musical instruments and engage in a transcendental hoedown to the tune of the maha-mantra and other original devotional songs. It’s a sweet treat for the ears! Join us every Sunday beginning at […]