New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 05/01/14

Back to Godhead - Volume 11, Number 01 - 1976

New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 05/01/14.

Each week we highlight an earlier era of ISKCON New Vrindaban.

This week’s challenge: In this famous photo, there are two devotees & a cow. Can you name all three?

Extra Credit: What year was this photo taken?

Post your guesses on the “who, what, when, where & why” in the comment section at the New Vrindaban Facebook Page.

Technical stuff: We share a photo Thursday and confirm known details Sunday. Let’s keep it light and have a bit of fun!

Special request: If you have a photo showing New Vrindaban devotees in action, share it with us and we’ll use it in a future posting.


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Follow Up For New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 05/01/14.

This is a classic photo, well known throughout ISKCON and greatly appreciated by many long time Brijabasis.

Here’s the info we have:

Who (from left to right): Ganendra (standing), Parthasarathi (sitting on cow), Dvipa (cow).

What: Caption for the photo from Back To Godhead magazine article “Ganendra dasa treats his son to a ride on Dvipa, a two-year old heifer.”

When: Summer, 1975.

Where: Bahulaban, New Vrindaban.

Photographer: Vishaka-devi dasi. First published in a BTG article, January 1976.

A link to the BTG article:

Thanks for participating. Let’s do it again next week!

Special Request: If you have a photo showcasing New Vrindaban residents in action, from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and ’00s, please send it to us and we can share it in a future posting.