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New Vrindaban Days – Chapter 3

New Vrindaban Days As New Vrindaban enters its 50th anniversary (1968 to 2018), I wrote this series of articles for the Brijabasi Spirit in an attempt to give the reader not only an “understanding,” but more importantly a “taste,” of what life in early New Vrindaban was like – through the stories of one devotee’s personal journey. […]

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!

Salagram-Sila appears at New Vrindaban

Salagram-Sila appears at New Vrindaban by Henry Doktorski (Hrishikesh dasa) During May 1977, the first Salagram-Sila appeared at New Vrindaban. Salagram-Sila is a Vaisnava murti in the form of a spherical, usually black-colored stone found in the sacred river Gandaki, a tributary of the Ganges and one of the major rivers of Nepal and India. […]

GOD’S ANGER – Reflections on the Installation of Lord Nrsimhadeva in New Vrindaban – June 1986

GOD’S ANGER Reflections on the Installation of Lord Nrsimhadeva in New Vrindaban.From the Brijabasi Spirit, June Gadadhara dasaA million years ago, in a previous era, the universe was controlled by the terrible demon, Hiranyakasipu. His five year old son, Prahlada, was a great devotee of the Lord and was always instructing his classmates on the […]

New Vrindaban Daily Darsan @ December 27, 2013.

I meditate on wonderful Vrindavana, where there are millions of lakes, ponds, and wells, all filled with water as sweet as transcendental nectar, where there are many gardens filled with blossoming transcendental flowers and fruits and unlimited wonderful trees and vines, where there are numberless transcendental deers and other animals who move here and there, […]

Srila Prabhupada on New Vrindaban: 7 Temples, Starting a Trust Fund & Earning Income from the Land

A Letter From Srila Prabhupada About New Vrindaban: 7 Temples, Starting a Trust Fund & Earning Income from the Land. October 27, 1972 My dear Kirtanananda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated October 19, 1972, and I have noted the contents with care. Now we are in Radha-Damodara […]

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 Vrindaban: The Spiritual Frontier – BTG Article June 1974

New Vrindaban: The Spiritual Frontier  Back To Godhead Article – June 1974 By Vishaka devi dasi By His inconceivable potency, the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared 5,000 years ago as a cowherd boy in the village of Vrindavan, India. The devotees of the Hare Krishna movement, therefore, who have established a 1,000 acre Krishna conscious […]