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New Vrindaban Bovine Family Grows

  It’s a girl! The second calf of 2012 was born yesterday, Monday Feb. 27 at 10 AM at the cow barn across from the temple in New Vrindaban. Our cowherd girl, Lalita Gopi, came in early in the morning  to milk the cows and she saw that mother cow Gomata Asha was lying down […]

Nitai’s Funeral In India

Nitai’s Funeral in India by Jaya Krsna Dasa On February 15, 2012, Nitai dasa’s ashes entered the sacred Ganges at Srila Prabhupada’s Ghat in Mayapur.  Nitai’s spiritual master Radhanath Swami and his uncle Nityodita Prabhu offered the ashes into the Ganges after Jananivas Prabhu performed the final rites.                                          About one hundred devotees were present, including […]

Amazing Account of Nitai’s Last Rites by his uncle Nityodita

Not Yet Mid-morning, amid mourning, the sweet sound of the soft chanting of Hare Krsna accompanied by a single drum and gently played cymbals comes closer. The kirtan party plants itself at the entrance to the Conch building where Nitai’s family is staying. Mandali, Nitai’s wife, his father Jack, his brother Dustin and mother, Carmen […]

Sweet Remembrances of Nitai’s Life by his Uncle Nityodita

In Remembrance of Nitai  by Nityodita dasa As devotees, we accept that everything is under the control of The Supreme Lord, Krsna. Still, it is difficult, actually impossible to know why and how this sudden passing of Nitai and Bhakta Tim and Yadupati is His desire.  We are helpless but to accept it as His […]

Bamboo, Berries, and Nut Trees

From Madhava  Gosh I have bamboo plants available for anyone wanting any.   It is evergreen most years and gets about 20′ high in good soil. Useful for crafts and in the garden. Anyone wanting to cut and trim some bamboo for their own use are welcome to stop by. Can be used for bean trellises, […]


Everyone is  invited and welcome to come to our Friday evening bhajans.  We are having these regularly, every Friday evening at a different person’s home.  This Fri. Feb. 17 the bhajans will be at Gopa and Damodara’s home at 6:30 PM.  Please bring your instruments and song books if you have them.  If you don’t, […]


The 24 Hour Kirtan is not that far away — Sat, Jun 16, 2012 – Sun, Jun 17, 2012. Make your reservations early as accommodations do fill up. The following is from the blog of Bhakti Lata “I am drowning in this ocean of misery, my dear Lord. Please rescue me.” “This is a line […]

Temple Asrama Renovations

   The temple asramas are undergoing major renovations. Now, the rooms are taking shape.  Almost all of the room dividers are up.  Gopish explains:  “The dividers do not touch the ceiling. This will allow each of the two residents in a room, one on each side of the divider, to have his or her own […]

A No-Talent Show Full of Talent

Lust, Anger and Greed Anyone who was at the Lodge on Wed. evening Feb. 8 was witness to an outbreak of lust, anger and greed!  All three of them were on stage at the same time in the drama at the No-Talent Show! The No-Talent Show began with Mahati reading some of her very colorful […]

New Vrindaban’s current cowherd boy

Jaya Prabhupada Prabhu has an extensive background in agriculture, both in his education and in practical application.  He is using these experiences from his life, along with his dedication and commitment to fulfill Srila Prabhupada’s desire for varnasrama,  to put together a paper for  the Agriculture, Cows and Self-Reliance Committee of the Master Plan Vision […]