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New Vrindaban Community Tour Reveals Renovated Deity Facilities and More

By Madhava Smullen The community parikrama on the second morning of this spring’s ISKCON New Vrindaban and ECO-V Joint Board Meetings revealed a host of exciting renovations, showing that the efforts of recent years are beginning to bring a new sheen to a once crumbling infrastructure. The March 15th tour began at 10:00am with a […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: ECO-Vrindaban’s Cow Sanctuary

Five years ago I became a vegetarian for health and compassion reason. “I want to hug them, not eat them.” is how I feel. But before I go any further, I’m not here to try and convince you to become on or to judge/alienate any carnivore readers out there. (I live with one!) While in […]

New Vrindaban’s 24 Hour Kirtan to Transport Partipants to Vrindavana Dhama

By Madhava Smullen The ninth annual 24 Hour Kirtan festival in New Vrindaban, West Virginia is set to give North American participants the experience of the 24 Hour Kirtan that ns 365 days a year in the original Vrindavana Dhama, India without having to travel thousands of miles. Around 600 devotees from all over the […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 05/16/2015

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 05/16/2015 Mission Statement: ECO-Vrindaban promotes Simple Living, Cow Protection, Engaging Oxen, Local Agriculture, and above all, Loving Krishna, as envisioned by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON New Vrindaban. Participating Directors: Bhima, Chaitanya Mangala, Madhava Gosh, and Ranaka. Participating Advisors: Sri Tulasi Manjari, Radha-Krishna (partial attendance) Participating Managers: Mukunda Recording Secretary: Jordanna 1. Review Staff Commitments/Work Loads […]

Prabhupada’s Family Bonds At 15th Festival of Inspiration in New Vrindaban

By Madhava Smullen Six hundred devotees from all over North America may have attended the 15th anniversary of the Festival of Inspiration at New Vrindaban, West Virginia over the May Mother’s Day Weekend. But every single one this reporter spoke to described it as having an intimate, comfortable family mood. “We were just like good […]