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Diwali Photos

New Vrindaban Community celebrated Diwali on Saturday Oct. 25th.  We hope you enjoy seeing some photos from our “Festival of Lights.”             

Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day

This Saturday, Nov. 1st is Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day (fasting until noon). We’ll meet at the Palace of Gold for an intimate setting to share memories, appreciation, or favorite Prabhupada story. This year we’ll begin by hearing from Srila Prabhupada’s grand-disciples first.      Afterwards, we’ll come back to the temple, where we’ll break fast at a […]

Bhakta Seva’s BBQ Sauce Recipe

2 1/2 Cups Tomato Paste 1/3 Cup Butter 1/4 Cup Water 1/4 tsp. Hing 1 Cup Sugar 1 Tblsp. Molasses 1 Tblsp. Salt 1 tsp. Crushed Chillis 1 1/2 tsp. Dried Parsley 3/4 Cup Lemon Juice 2 Tblsp. Soy Sauce 1/2 Cup Mustard (see mustard recipe below) Put all ingredients in a pot and simmer […]

Prabhupada Letter July 1, 1971

Center: 3764 Watseka Ave. Los Angeles, Calif. 90034 July 1, 1971 My Dear Shama Dasi Please accept my blessings. I beg to thank you very much, for your letter and nice presentations. I was thinking of you since a long time because I have not received any letter from you. I am very pleased with […]

Govardhana Puja

Govardhana Puja is Wednesday, Oct. 29th!  The day starts off with the morning program, including Damodarastakam prayers, and a 8:15am class recounting the pastimes under Govardhana Hill.  The evening festivities begin with a 5:30pm go-puja in front of the temple, giving children and adults the opportunity to decorate a cow and offer her sweets.  More Govardhana […]

Govardhana Puja Schedule

Wednesday, Oct. 29th Morning Program 5:00 am Mangal Arati, Nrsimha Arati, Tulasi Puja & Japa 7:30 am Darshan Arati, Guru Puja & Damodarastakam 8:15 am Class: Pastimes under Govardhan Hill 9:15 am Breakfast Evening Program 5:30 pm Go-puja (in front of the temple) Help decorate a cow and offer her sweets 6:00 pm Class: Pastimes […]

Diwali Schedule 10/25

This year Diwali is celebrated at New Vrindaban on Saturday, Oct. 25th. After the morning program and breakfast, take a tour of the garden and cow barn at 10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.   Beginning at 4:45 p.m., watch the movie, “The Glories of Govardhana Hill,” participate in go-puja, and listen to captivating storytelling.   At 7:00 […]

Diwali candle holders

Lalita Gopi, Caitanya Bhagavata, Vishaka, Vrindavan and other helpers gathered last Friday to make candle holders for this Saturday’s Diwali celebration.  To celebrate this Festival of Lights, the altars will be decorated with hundreds of tea lights for a magical candlelight arati and kirtan. They’ve made over 100 candle holders out of colored salt dough decorated […]

Prabupada Letter, May 23, 1971

CAMP: ISKCON; 3, Albert Road; Calcutta-17, India My dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated 3d May, 1971 and have noted the contents. That New Vrindaban is developing so nicely is very much encouraging to me, so increase it more and more. It is sounding so much […]

NV 24 Hour Kirtan DVD

Dear Devotees, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada and all glories to the holy name! Thank you so much for attending the second annual 24 Hour Kirtan Festival at New Vrindaban this June. We think you will all agree that the event was a grand success and has become a permanent […]