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Back To Godhead: Bringing Life Back To Prabhupada’s Palace, the Heart of New Vrindaban

This Labor Day weekend Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold celebrates its 40th anniversary. Here’s an article from Back To Godhead magazine honoring that milestone.

Back to Godhead: New Vrindaban – An Overview in Honor of Its 50th Anniversary

Back to Godhead Magazine, January/February 2018 issue New Vrindaban: An Overview in Honor of Its 50th Anniversary By Satyaraja Dasa Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala Dasa With the successful worldwide celebration of ISKCON’s fiftieth anniversary in 2016, another semicentennial event naturally follows in its wake: commemoration of the founding of New Vrindaban in 1968, two […]

Back To Godhead: New Vrindaban’s 50th Anniversary 2018

For the first time in 37 years, New Vrindaban is the featured article on the front cover of the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Back To Godhead magazine. Perfect timing, as the village residents and well-wishers begin their 50th anniversary celebrations!

New Vrindaban’s Festival of Colors Strengthens Local Relationships

By Madhava Smullen Since it was introduced in 2012, ISKCON New Vrindaban’s Festival of Colors has dramatically improved public perception of the West Virginia farm community, mended lost relationships with locals and built new ones. The spiritual rejuvination festival is advertised with thousands of flyers and posters in local shops, restaurants, and universities, billboards in […]

New Vrindaban Festivals Inspire and Build Relationships

by Madhava Smullen The Vaishnava tradition is famous for its festivals. And within ISKCON, the New Vrindaban community in West Virginia has become one of the most renowned places to celebrate — both because of its rustic beauty, and because of its unique Krishna-centered events. As New Vrindaban finds a fresh start and rebuilds itself, […]

New Vrindaban’s Festival of Colors 2013 – Ghosh Brothers!

The Ghosh Brothers, accompanied by the Mayapuris, perform their song, “Radhe Radhe” at the 2013 Festival of Colors outside Srila Prabhupada’s Palace in New Vrindaban.

New Vrindaban’s Semi-Annual Joint Boards’ Meeting Minutes – November 8, 2013

  Minutes of the Semi-Annual Meeting of the Joint Boards Of New Vrindaban – November 8, 2013 Day 1 of 3 ISKCON New Vrindaban (INV) Vision Statement: Founded in 1968, Srila Prabhupada boldly envisions New Vrindaban as a sacred place known worldwide for Cow Protection, Self-Sufficiency, Holy Pilgrimage, Spiritual Education, and, above all, Loving Krishna. […]

New Vrindaban Makes Steady Progress in Exciting New Phase

by Madhava Smullen New Vrindaban, established in 1968 by ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada as his society’s first rural community, is continuing its transition into an exciting new phase. After a series of pioneering attempts in the early years, the community struggled for decades with a dedicated core crew. But since spring 2011, a renewed effort has […]

Festival of Colors Service Opportunity in New Vrindaban – 09-14-13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – URGENT Hare Krsna Prabhujis and Matajis, Please accept my humble obeisances! All glories to Srila Prabhupada!    I am writing you in hopes of resolving a quite difficult situation.    The whole group of 15 volunteers today announced that they will not be able to come and help as earlier agreed and […]

New Vrindaban’s Festival of Colors – Sept. 14th, 2013

  Please come and celebrate the 2nd annual Festival of Colors in New Vrindaban on Saturday, September 14th, 2013. With a tagline, “Color your life and throw your worries to the wind!” it’s guaranteed to be a fun day filled with live Mantra music, dance, color throwing and delicious vegetarian feasting. Festival of Colors is a modern version […]