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Shankari the Cow’s Recovery

When we last reported on Shankari, she had just broken her leg & had been shipped up to OSU Vet Hospital to have metal plates/screws & a cast put on her leg. In June, doctor’s came out & x-rayed her again & decided the red cast could be taken off & a weight-bearing blue cast […]

Radhastami at New Vrindaban’s Govardhan Hill


The Cleaning of New Vrindaban’s Sacred Kundas

Cleaning the Kundas in New Vrindaban Dhama by Sukhavaha dasi,  Madri dasi & Lilasuka dasi Radha Kunda, the crest jewel of Govardhan, is now beautifully shining, and freshly lined. New Vrindaban’s replica Radha Kunda up on the replica of Govardhan Hill got a fresh lining at the end of  this summer of 2014. It’s called […]

Srila Prabhupada Expresses Eagerness to Visit His Newly Proposed Palace in New Vrindaban – July 1973

“I shall go to New Vrindaban as soon as your Palace is finished. Jaya!” Click here to read the rest of the letter at the Vanipedia website.

Renovations at Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold in New Vrindaban

External Renovations at Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold By Gopisa das & Lilasuka dasi There have been many renovations done in New Vrindaban over the last two years.  Govinda’s Restaurant received a complete overhaul, including a drop ceiling and ornate Rajasthani style furniture. The Welcome Center, once an old wooden cabin, was brought up to date […]

New Vrindaban’s Transcendental Throwback Thursday – 09/25/14

This week’s challenge: Who are the two people and what are they doing? Extra credit: When and where was this photo taken? What to do: Post your guesses on the “who, what, when, where & why” in the comment section at the Brijabasi Spirit website.

Greetings from the New Vrindaban Gardens: Harvest & Changing Seasons

The late summer has brought us a bounty of vegetables and a mountain of work preparing for the fall.  The teaching garden is filled with fall colors as the mums, calendula, daisies, and lilies have begun to bloom.  As the summer flowers and vegetables have completed their season the beds containing annual flowers (one that […]

TALES FROM THE GARDEN: Brijabasi Spirit newsletter – April 29th, 1974

Below is an article transcribed from the second (ever) Brijabasi Spirit newsletter, published April 29th, 1974.The author is “Bhakta Mark,” who is none other than New Vrindaban’s very own Madhava Gosh prabhu. This article was published in April, 1974 and Gosh was formally initiated by Srila Prabhupada at Bahulaban just a few short months later […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 08/31/2014

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 08/31/2014 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes a simple, sustainable lifestyle centered on the care and protection of cows, local food production and the loving service of Lord Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON New Vrindaban. Participating Members of the ECOV Board of Directors: Anuttama (partial attendance), Bhima, Chaitanya […]

Srila Prabhupada Highlights the “Main Business” of New Vrindaban – June 1968

“Krishna by His practical example taught us to give all protection to the cows and that should be the main business of New Vrindaban.” Click here to read the rest of the letter. Thanks to Vanipedia for the source material.