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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!

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 […]

New Vrindaban Construction Plans for Spring

Recently, New Vrindaban welcomed Bhagavan Bauer to the construction team as the Construction & Maintenance Manager for its current and future development. Bhagavan, along with core team John and Gintrist have been very busy since the end of last year, and this year is already packed with pending projects. Bhagavan, born and raised in New […]

Stability and Strong Relationships Encapsulate New Vrindaban’s 2015

By Madhava Smullen “I am grateful to be able to serve in New Vrindaban,” said ISKCON New Vrindaban (INV) President Jaya Krsna Das, looking out at an audience of GBC, board members, temple residents, and community members. He expressed the emotion as he introduced the Department Head Presentations on December 5th, part of the biannual […]

New Vrindaban Members Appreciate Each Other in Moving Ceremony

By Madhava Smullen  March 15th saw the second installment of a new tradition for New Vrindaban – holding “service appreciation ceremonies” in honor of devotees who have contributed their valuable time and effort in the development of the community. During the first, at the ISKCON New Vrindaban and Eco-Vrindaban Board Meetings in November last year, […]

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’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!