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ECO-Vrindaban Offers Opportunity for New Maintenance Person

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications ECO-Vrindaban (ECO-V) – which strives to fulfill Srila Prabhupada’s mandates for simple living and cow-protection at New Vrindaban in West Virginia, USA – is on the lookout for a new construction and maintenance person for its ongoing operations. The ideal candidate would be a journeyman level carpenter […]

New Vrindaban Devotees Serve Prabhupada at His Palace With Renewed Enthusiasm

Written by Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communcations. Since its construction, Srila Prabhupada’s Palace has been the heart and soul of the New Vrindaban community in West Virginia. A sacred Smriti Samadhi, it is the greatest memorial to ISKCON’s Founder-Acharya in the Western World. What’s more, it was beloved by Prabhupada himself, who wanted […]

ECO-Vrindaban Board Meeting Minutes 07/24/2016

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: Anuttama, Bhima, Chaitanya Mangala, Ranaka and Sri Tulasi Manjari Advisors: Radha-Krishna, Vraja Managers: Mukunda, Nitaicandra 1. Mukunda’s Monthly Report The greenhouse that was outside the new boundaries of the […]

Radhastami in New Vrindaban

Dear devotees, Radhastami is coming on Friday, September 9th, 2016! Please do not miss this very special festival in New Vrindaban. See the below article and schedul for further details. Radhastami in New Vrindaban On September 9th, ISKCON New Vrindaban is planning exuberant festivities for the auspicious appearance day of Srimati Radharani. Radharani is the […]

ISKCON New Vrindaban Takes Rathayatra to Wheeling for ISKCON’s 50th

By Madhava Smullen   Devotees from the East Coast of the U.S. and beyond are warmly invited to attend the first ever Rathayatra festival in the city of Wheeling near New Vrindaban, West Virginia on Saturday July 16th. Previously, since 1973, New Vrindaban residents held their own local, rural Rathayatra, a sweet and bonding tradition […]

Open Invitation Reminder: April 15, 16 & 17, 2016

The board members of ISKCON New Vrindaban and ECO-Vrindaban humbly invite all New Vrindaban residents and well-wishers to participate in the upcoming weekend activities. WEEKEND SCHEDULE: Friday, April 15th. 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Rama Navami Celebrations & Feast (at Radha Vrindabanchandra’s Temple) Saturday, April 16th. 9:45 am to 1:30 pm: INV & ECO-V Department […]

Deeper Connections at Forefront of New Vrindaban’s ISKCON 50 Celebrations

By Madhava Smullen In July 1966, after braving thirty-five days at sea on a cargo ship, two heart attacks, and months of struggles in New York’s Bowery with little money to his name, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada established the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Some of his main purposes for the Society included “to systematically […]

Community Dialog Presents Plan for New Vrindaban Village Association

By Madhava Smullen Possibly the hottest topic at the Fall 2015 ISKCON New Vrindaban and Eco-Vrindaban Board Meetings, and certainly the one that drew the most interest, was the Community Dialog about a proposed new “Village Association.” For decades, New Vrindaban residents have felt a need to be heard more by the ISKCON management and […]

Madhava Gosh’s Memorial Service

Madhava Gosh Dasa, age 66, died peacefully at his home in New Vrindaban, WV, January 2nd, 2016, following a long struggle with post transplant liver failure. He was a pioneer New Vrindaban inhabitant, having lived there since 1973. Inspired by the instructions of his spiritual master, Srila Prabhupada, he was a lifelong activist of local […]

Open Invitation: December 4, 5 & 6, 2015

The board members of ISKCON New Vrindaban and ECO-Vrindaban humbly invite all New Vrindaban residents and well-wishers to participate in the upcoming weekend activities. WEEKEND SCHEDULE: Friday, December 4th. 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Dinner Prasadam with Board Members & GBCs (at Radha Vrindaban Chandra’s Temple) Saturday, December 5th. 9:45 am to 1:30 pm: Department […]