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Wanted: Creative Devotees

Dear Creative Devotees: The festival of Ram Vijaya, victory over Ravana, is due to be celebrated next Saturday, Sept. 26th. We need someone who will VOLUNTEER to create Ravana…means building a frame for his body, stuffing it with straw, draping cloth over it, and topping it off with 10 fierce faces (fireworks are already purchased […]

Guided Children’s Activities At Vaisnavi Retreat

Dear Mothers, Grand-Mothers and Care Takers: Vaishnavi Retreat is pleased to announce there will be Guided Children’s Activities concurrent with all sessions on Saturday and Sunday. The children must be minimally self sufficient (no babies) and able to follow instructions. These sessions will be facilitated by Kirti devi dasi and Cakori Radha devi dasi, who […]

A Farmer Through And Through

by Navina-Shyama das Age of Garden: 15 years Size of Garden: 60 feet by 35 feet Food-bearing Crops: Beets, Bell peppers, Broccoli, Butternut Squash, Cabbage, Carrots, Chives, Corn, Green beans, Lettuce, Okra, Onions, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Apples If you’ve ever been out to New Vrindavana’s own industrial complex, with its ghee factory, cookie plant and large […]

I Was Most Impressed With A Painting In The Palace

by Bhaktin Rita Last weekend I met a nice couple from Columbus, Ohio. They had just visited Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold. They were completely awed by the artwork and craftsmanship, and by the rose garden and lotus pond. The Palace tour guide recommended that they visit the temple. I pointed to the stained glass ceiling […]

Pittsburgh India Cultural Festival 2009

Saturday September 12th, 2009 Sri Krishna Janmashtami is one of the most popular and significant festivals in our Vedic tradition. In India, there are big celebrations followed by the Nandotsav, where devotees come together to express their love and devotion for Lord Krishna. Our groups of devotees celebrate this festival in a sweet way each […]


Dear Devotees, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. By the grace of Sri Sri Radha-Vrindaban Chandra and Srila Prabhupada, we will be celebrating Vrajmohan’s first birthday on Sunday, September 13th at the temple. The program will begin at 11:45 am in front of Lord Jagannath’s altar and conclude with a special […]

Vaishnavi Retreat Up-date for New Vrindaban Residents

Hare Krishna! New Vrindaban Ladies who live between the big barn and Rt. 250, including Talavan, are warmly invited to attend and take part in the up-coming Vaishnavi Retreat, an annual fall event for the up-liftment of all Vaishnavis. Included will be sessions that are suitable for Mother-Daughter attendance. There is a special Class Saturday […]

Mandala Garden

by Jamuna dd Lalita Gopi’s garden has an unusual and beautiful design, it is in the shape of a circle.  She reports loving the feeling of being in the garden, but has found it challenging to make good paths.  She has used stones and marble pieces to patch together some walkways, but was disappointed when […]

Prabhupada Letter July 7, 1972

Center: ISKCON London DATE July 7, 1972 My dear Hayagriva, Please accept my blessings.  I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter undated, handed over to me by Kirtanananda in New York on July 3, 1972.    I am very much pleased to learn that you are more settled in mind and peaceful, and that you […]

Philadelphia Ratha Yatra & Festival of India 2009

New Vrindaban does a tourism booth at Ratha Yatras throughout the United States. Any volunteers for the Philadelphia Ratha Yatra contact Malati for details on how to help out. WEB: WWW.PHILLYRATHAYATRA.COM EMAIL: PhillyRathaYatra@GMAIL.COM Date: September 12th, 2009 (11 AM – 7 PM) Ratha Yatra Location: Love Park, Philadelphia PA Festival of India Location: Philadelphia Museum […]