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It Is Very Surprizing March 17, 1968

If you take Srila Prabhupada’s naming of New Vrindaban as the official authorized start, then today is the 40th anniversary of NV. While the second page of the letter wherein SP named NV was missing from the archives, its existence was well known in NV. It has been cited in at least 3 Brijabasi Spirit […]

17 March, 1968 Letter: Missing Second Page Found

From the VedaBase: San Francisco 17 March, 1968 68-03-17 My Dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I thank you very much for your letter dated March 9, 1968. I have come back to San Francisco on the 8th March, and while I was in Los Angeles for two months, I received the balance portion of […]

Commenting On the Bahulaban Restoration Proposal

by Madhava Gosh There were some legitimate points raised in comments on the post Bahulaban Restoration Meeting #1-The Minutes). ” I do think it’s a shame to let the buildings at Bahulaban just rot, and something definitely needs to be done about it, but first things first. When there’s so much basic maintenance needed on […]

Brainwashing or Education? How Can We Determine the Truth?

From the March 1977 Issue of the Brijabasi Spirit by Taru dasa What’s brainwashing? How does it differ from ordinary educa­tion? It might be rather difficult to come up with a precise defini­tion since this word is thrown around with great abandon. General­ly it implies forcing a man to change his beliefs against his will […]

Bahulaban Restoration Meeting #1-The Minutes

BAHULABAN RESTORATION PROPOSAL MEETING #1 MINUTES 3-11-08 Attending: Balabhadra, Madhava Ghosh, Nityodita, Tapahpunja, Chris, Rabbi, Gopalasapriya, Krpamaya, Caitanya Bhagavat, Jaya Murari, Paramdhama, Sambha, Devananda Pandit, Jaya Prabhupada AGENDA 1. History and Significance of Bahulaban -Prabhupada Tirtha, history of New Vrindaban, hundreds of devotees initiations occurring there 2. Background of Devotee Investor Group -The initial proposal […]

Srila Prabhupada Writes About Bahulaban Property Purchase In New Vrindaban April 15th, 1969

(The following letter is published courtesy of Samba, eldest son of Hayagriva. He has discovered this and about 70 other previously unpublished letters from Srila Prabhupada in his father’s effects. They are written mostly to Hayagriva himself and his wife Shyam, as well as to Kirtanananda and others) Tridandi Goswami A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Founder-Acharya: International […]

The Small Farm Training Center

The Small Farm Training Center is a land-based educational center and hands-on working organic farm, located in the beautiful rolling foothills of New Vrindaban Dham in West Virginia. What’s it all about? Click here to find out

Gaura Purnima 2008!

GAURA PURNIMA FESTIVAL 2008 MARCH 21st –MARCH 22nd NEW VRINDABAN Friday 21st of March Gaura Purnima: Appearance Day of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu (Fasting till Moonrise) Morning Class on Caitnaya Caritamrta (evening part) 7:00 PM Kirtan and Gaura Nitai Abhisekam (Special Abhiseka for children) Visual Presentation of New Temple of Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur (RARE PRESENTATION […]

Bahulaban Restoration Meeting

To All Devotees Interested in Bahulaban: With the approval of the New Vrndavana Board of Trustees, a group of devotee investors, headed by Adi Guru das, NV resident, have formed a non-profit religious corporation, whose purpose is the restoration of the Bahulaban property. The Bahulaban farm was purchased in 1972 and was the home of […]

Satendriya At a Craft Show

Mother Satendriya dd braved the weather Saturday to set up at a craft show at John Marshall High School. This was her first show. She is an excellent painter and we wish her the best of luck in her new endeavor. Crafting falls into the category of “right livelihood”.