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Best Protected Garden

by Jamuna dd Paunamasi and Tattva are enjoying the harvest of their first year’s garden. Already the tomatoes are producing an abundance of fruit. Gardening comes naturally for Tattva, coming from a family of farmers in Trinidad. Early this spring he erected a tall (6 feet +) fence. The garden is approximately 50ft x 20 […]

Do You Have Anything We Can Read?

by Bhaktin Rita We can touch people’s hearts by talking with them in the temple — even if they originally came to New Vrindaban only as tourists. For example, on Sunday, a bus from New York visited New Vrindaban. All the guests were from Russia. Although they toured the Palace as a group, they split […]

Prabhupada Letter Jan.10, 1972

Tridandi Goswami A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Date: January 10, 1972 Camp: ISKCON Bombay My dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters of December 8 and 16, 1971, and I am very pleased that you are making advancement in Krishna Consciousness, and especially that you are observing faithfully the regulative […]

The Once and Future Garden

by Navin-Shyama dasa Age of Garden: 14 years Size of Garden: Porch Food-bearing Crops: Arugula, Basil, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Parsley, Pole beans, Swiss chard, Tomatoes, Peaches, Apples, Black Walnuts Don’t let the size of Krishna Bhava’s garden fool you. It may be small, but her love and enthusiasm for gardening are not. “It’s just so grounding. […]

He Has Good Handwriting

by Bhaktin Rita Today, another bus load of school children from Wheeling’s inner city toured New Vrindaban. There were eleven children, age 8-11. The first stop was Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold. The children loved everything! They saw the hills and forests of West Virginia from the balcony. They visited the rose garden and threw coins […]

I Can’t Get That Song Out Of My Head

by Bhaktin Rita On Tuesday, a group of fifteen 12-15-year old kids from the inner city of Wheeling visited New Vrindaban. They arrived promptly at 10:30, and went straight to the temple room. In the temple, they chanted the maha-mantra only a few times – just enough so that the kids heard the Holy Name. […]

Grass Is For Cows

While it is well known that Tapah Punja does a garden for the temple, that is not the only vegetable garden in New Vrindaban. We are going to do a series of articles about some of the vegetable gardeners in New Vrindaban. Here is the first, by Navina-Shyam das, who visited NV this summer and […]

Prabhupada Letter Jan.4, 1972

Tridandi Goswami A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami 4th January, 1972 ISKCOK, 89 Warder Road, “Akash Ganga” Building, Bombay-36 My dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 16th , 1971 along with an enclosed copy of a letter dated December 8th. addressed to Madras. Actually, I have come from […]

Feedback From Students’ Visit

Back in May, New Vrindaban hosted another visit from the Global Leadership Project at Ohio University. Student groups from OU have been visiting for several years, staying overnight, and interviewing devotees, each time focusing on a different topic of study. Several of the students even came back for the 24 hour kirtana in June. Below […]

Meet And Greet With Sikhi Mahiti

Wednesday Evening at 6 p.m. we are having an Open Community Meeting (used to be called Istagosthi), which will be held in the temple guest prasadam room. This meeting is to Introduce Sikhi Mahiti Prabhu, the new Temple President. All devotees living in the temple are required to come so he can also meet all […]