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New Vrindaban Istagosthi, Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Topic: Krsna’s Cows At this Istagosthi, 3 main gopas (Balabhadra, Ranaka and Jaya Prabhupada) attended, as well as two temple board members, Varsana Maharaj and 22 other devotees. *Disclaimer: Although I attempted to take notes to the best of my ability, please forgive me for any mistakes or omissions in correctly replicating what was said. […]

Caring For The Cows Before The Festival of Inspiration

Subject: Caitanya Bhagavat is coordinating some cleaning of the cows and the small barn by the temple, in preparation for the Festival of Inspiration. He will be available at the hours listed below. If you come within the first ten minutes of the posted hours, he will be at the barn and will show you […]

Caring for Tulasi Devi

There are about 30 Tulasi Devis at New Vrindaban. Those who have cared for Tulasi know that actually she cares for us. She calls us, she teaches us, Silently yet profoundly. Lokadrsti devi came to the movement in 1973 and by 1974 she was asked to care for Tulasi devi. It seemed that Tulasi would […]

Ride Share and Yellow Pages

GAS PRICES SOAR As gas prices have skyrocketed we thought that possibly residents might be interested in ride shares to town to share the cost of gas. We are posting a list via email and in the temple prasadam room that will assist interested parties to connect. Along with this email is an attached sheet. […]

New Arrival

Sudevi dasi, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada, has moved to New Vrindaban as of Tuesday, June 10th and is living on the second floor of the temple in the Women’s Ashram. She met the devotees briefly in 1968 and in 1970 moved into the Buffalo NY temple and was initiated in 1971. She has been […]

News From the Village: Surprise Guests At Morning Program

By Sukhavaha dasi On a Tuesday I was surprised to see two young local boys (25 years old) visiting the temple morning program. Upon inquiry one boy expressed that he used to come out here often when he was younger and hang out with some of the devotee kids his age. He commented that he […]

Baby Announcement

Atma devi dasi and Madhupati das wish to honor their newborn son by announcing his arrival  on Sunday night, June 15, 2008 at 9:35p.m.  He was born in the Wheeling Hospital weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces and about 21″ long.  They are waiting to receive a special name for him from Radhanatha Swami. Both mom […]

New Deity Pujaris

Sometimes we may feel like a fan that has no life. And then we discover that we are unplugged. Just by plugging in that fan and connecting to the source (our heart) miracles can happen. Rupanooga experienced this. He revealed his heart by opening his mouth and making some requests in regards to Deity worship […]

News From the Village — First Prabhupada DVD Night

Last night was the first Prabhupada DVD night and there were a few devotees who attended.  We had maha prasadam instead of popcorn and want to plan on popcorn for the next time.  In fact, we want to announce that the next time will be Thursday night, June 19th at 5:30p.m. to 7 or 7:30 […]

Srila Prabhupada Movie Night

I have 7 of the newest DVD’s from Yadhubhara P with video footage that was not seen before. I have been wanting to watch these DVD’s for about a year, but never seem to take the time and besides that I don’t want to watch a movie by myself. So, I will be showing the […]