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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 […]

Steady Improvement Shown Throughout New Vrindaban Departments

By Madhava Smullen ISKCON New Vrindaban and Eco-Vrindaban’s latest Department Head reports, on March 14th, showed that devotees were continuing to cooperate together with encouraging progress towards crystallizing Srila Prabhupada’s vision. Co-GBC and MC for the day Anuttama Das introduced the event, explaining that since 2011, INV and ECO-V’s Boards of Directors and their managers […]

ECO-V Seeks Ox Care and Garden Managers in New Vrindaban

By Madhava Smullen Two unique opportunities have arisen in New Vrindaban, West Virginia, USA. ECO-Vrindaban, a non-profit organization that promotes Prabhupada’s ideals of simple living, cow protection, engaging oxen, local agriculture, and above all, loving Krishna, is searching for managers for its ox care and garden programs. Protection of cows and bulls, Prabhupada said, “should […]

Prabhupada’s Vision for New Vrindaban: Community Outreach

“I am sure this Prasadam attraction will make our neighbors friendly and surely they will come in number in future so that New Vrindaban will be ideal place for visiting from the neighboring provinces [&] counties.” – Srila Prabhupada, 1968. Click here to read the rest of the letter at the Vanipedia website.

Department Head Reports Invigorate the New Vrindaban Community

New Vrindaban Fall Board Meetings 2014: Department Head Presentations Invigorate the Community By Madhava Smullen  ISKCON New Vrindaban and Eco-Vrindaban’s second annual board meetings, held from November 1st to 2nd this year, shone a light on the rejuvenating rush of energy currently flowing through the New Vrindaban community and were invigorating for all the participants. […]

New Vrindaban Garden Manager Takes Step Closer to Sustainable Vision

New Vrindaban Garden Manager Takes Step Closer to Sustainable Vision By Madhava Smullen Back when she started visiting New Vrindaban at age sixteen, admiring the Rose Gardens at Prabhupada’s Palace and thinking it would be her dream job to work there, Kacey Orr could never have predicted how all the pieces would fall into place. […]

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 […]

New Website for New Vrindaban’s Palace Lodge & Govinda’s Restaurant!

Please visit ISKCON New Vrindaban’s new Palace Lodge and Govinda’s Restaurant website!

Thank You to Devotees from Jaya Krishna das

Dear Brijabasis, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! I would like to express my deep gratitude to all the community members and temple devotees who made the Janmastami Festivals, Srila Prabhupada’s Appearance Day and Labor Day weekend a big success. Many pilgrims approached me to express their heartfelt thanks for the experience New […]