It still remains to be seen if worshippers of the sacred Yamuna will get their wish, and be able to save Lord Krisna's beloved river. But with protests and political interest reaching an all-time peak and entering Parliament, it looks like the dam is about to break
The course was offered at Sahyadri Sri Krishna Balarama Ksetra near the town of Hebri, at the foothills of the famed Sahyadri mountain range which is recognized as one of the few â€śbio-diversity hotspotsâ€ť in the world.
Issues in connection with climate change has become an everyday topic in media. While some years ago even greater mess of the leader scientists did not want to openly side in this question, now more and more studies come to light what declares that global climate crisis is not a question but a fact. These studies urge international steps and cooperation.
Aug 11 2008 Self-sufficient farm in Congo
Astottara das, 27 yrs old, or Alexander Petroff, is the son of Hare Krishna dasi, who has been promoting cow protection for years in Iskcon, has begun a very daring project in the Republic of Congo, 2 years ago: to solve the terrible famine that exists there, due to a fratricidal conflict in the region of more than four million violent deaths.
Jun 23 2008 Why Cities are not the best places to stay
We use abominable products of the modern world unknowingly for majority of our requirements and that the devotees should not only seek out alternatives but the conclusion should be clear: "Cities are not the best places to stay" and hence "Make Vrindavan Villages"
May 13 2008 The Power of Krishna in thunder storms
Although I hope never to see up close his tornadoes which destroy our so-called security, their power also inspires me. We are so tiny amidst even a spark of his splendor. When will I stop trying to compete with him?
In the last few days those of us who are having some sense of REAL ISSUES of the world, might pick up the reports about the increasing stress of lack of food worlwide and it is leading to increased stress and even "food riots" in different areas in the world.
Mar 8 2008 Friends of Vrindavan - Press Release
A two day regional workshop on Hospital Waste Management and Solid Waste Management has been jointly organized by Friends of Vrindavan and Toxics Link in Vrindavan.
Sep 2 2007 Ecology in the Dham
I have read with interest the articles concerning ecology and environmental issues in the Dham, particularly in Vraja. I have spent the last six years in Vrindavan, not so long, but long enough to see the growth of the environmental problems. These are caused partly by the development in Vraja but also by the local people, including ourselves as members of ISKCON.
Aug 31 2007 Ecology in the Dhama
Each person can make a big difference without action from government or any other organisation. It may take a year or more before merchants respond to visitors refusing plasticâ€”patience and persistence will please the Lord and give us all the blessings of the holy places.
Feb 24 2007 Serving Vrindavana: A very successful program
If you want to improve the situation for Vrindavanaâ€™s ecology, cows, bulls, and local residents, there is a fantastic program you can support or join. It is so simple it has no official name other than â€śBullock Cart Preaching.â€ť
Following the desire of Lord Caitantya, Prabhupada widely advertised Vrindavana throughout the world. The Lord and His servants do not intend, therefore, for Vrindavana to remain as unpopulated fields. We have followed the order to spread Vrindavanaâ€™s glories, and now we must, ethically, guide that development properly, dealing with the unintended negative consequences of development as our service, as well.