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By Bhakti-lata Dasi

I was just listening to a Prabhupada lecture today and he was reiterating that if one spend one hour rendering devotional service, his life is a success, but that even if one spends millions of lifetimes in material life, there is no gain

September 30, 2010 -- 2,529 views
By Madhavendu das

ISKCON Kanpur and thousands of the surrounding villages are affected by flood it has brought damage and suffering to ISKCON Kanpur. Prasadam is being cooked last three days in great inconvenience

September 30, 2010 -- 4,698 views
By Lakshman das

This year, Yamuna wanted to kiss Vrindavan with no miss. She swelled and swelled and expanded her reaches to embrace Vraja as much as she could. When alarm bells rang, those graced her ways dwelling on her sides moved on to safe elevations fearing her overflowing tears of love

September 30, 2010 -- 4,218 views
By Abhaya Mudra Dasi

Let us glance at the astro-data of Raghava das Brahmachary and Ratnavali devi dasi. From the correlations between them, we will see that these two are in fact the same person who has transmigrated from one body to the next

September 30, 2010 -- 9,973 views
By Patita Pavana das

I have remembrance of my last past life as a brahmachary named Raghava das. This has come about through a sequence of dreams that were later found to be real of events in the life and death of Raghava, as confirmed by those that knew him. His post mortem injuries and my birth marks, scars and illnesses all correlate

September 30, 2010 -- 10,084 views
By Dhanesvara das

Christopher Lasch, a well-known American social and cultural critic, argued in his last book that democracy was withering in the hands of professional and managerial elites who lack a sense of social and civic values.

September 29, 2010 -- 3,406 views
By Gauridasa Pandita Dasa

I used to take care of Srila Prabhupada's garden in Sri Vrindavan Dhama in the summer of 1977. Srila Prabhupada used to come into the garden every morning and chant japa or listen to some devotees chant Bhajans or read his books outloud

September 29, 2010 -- 4,208 views
By Chirag Dangarwala

The common understanding of an Advanced Civilization in today's context is to be advanced in Technology, having a comfortable lifestyle, Earning Lots of money and having enough or rather lavish facilities to enjoy the senses to the fullest.

September 29, 2010 -- 2,931 views
Deena Bandhu dasa: Now that Janmastami and Radhastami Festivals have finished, thoughts turn towards Kartika. The Puranas glorify the month of Kartika as very special for making spiritual advancement, and the best place to be in Kartika is Sri Braja Dham...
September 29, 2010 -- 3,316 views
Elle Mitchell: The following titles will be auctioned on eBay. Bidding starts Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 8:00 PM EST and will end ten days later on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 8:00 PM EST...
September 29, 2010 -- 2,458 views
By New Vrindaban Communi - cations

Sunday, October 3, is the anniversary of the day on which Hladini devi dasi was brutally gunned down by an extra-judicial firing squad in war-torn Liberia in western Africa. The death squad arrived at the Hare Krishna temple in the capital city of Monrovia in the early morning hours, and ordered the devotees to come out

September 29, 2010 -- 8,560 views
Ram Vijaya dasa: We have recently formally launched Bridal Makeup, Mehndi (Henna) and Hairstyling service for all devotee brides in North America and Canada...
September 29, 2010 -- 2,276 views
New Vrindaban Communications: On October 1, the Palace of Gold will be featured at the Thirty-seventh Annual Communal Studies Association Conference in New Harmony, IN. The theme of the conference is “The Architecture of Community.” Tapahpunja dasa, one of the devotees who helped construct the Palace of Gold, will discuss the role the Palace has played in New Vrindaban over the past two decades....
September 29, 2010 -- 1,325 views
By Mohana das

This year we had the largest and "crazyest" Harinam tour so far. Such a venture in this area no one has even tried to do and we also thought at the beginning that we started „to bite too much of a cake“, but somehow we all managed with Krishnas grace ...

September 27, 2010 -- 2,836 views
By Parasurama Dasa

To train the leaders on the importance and urgency of establishing varnasrama dharma, both within our own ISKCON society as well as within society at large, forms an important part of Srila Prabhupada’s mission

September 27, 2010 -- 4,389 views
By Indradyumna Swami

My dear godbrother Sridhar Maharaja, numerous godbrothers, disciples, friends and well-wishers have gathered around the world and are enjoying sweet memories of your glorious activities in spreading the samkirtan mission of Lord Caitanya

September 25, 2010 -- 3,243 views
nvcommunications: The University of Southern Indiana's Center for Communal Studies will host the 35th annual Communal Studies Association (CSA) Conference Thursday, September 30, through Saturday, October 2 in New Harmony, Indiana. This is the fifth CSA conference to be held in New Harmony since the organization was founded in the historic town in 1975...
September 25, 2010 -- 1,380 views
By Caru Das

On this page of our web site are two videos of the recent Festival of India in Spanish Fork, Utah. An estimated 3,000 - 4,000 people visited the 5 hour event

September 25, 2010 -- 1,554 views
Malati dasi: Unexpected schedule conflicts have forced the cancellation of the" Food, Farm, and Faith Conference", scheduled for early December in New Vrindaban. With your prayers, we will try again next year. Hare Krishna! ...
September 25, 2010 -- 2,359 views
By Parasuram das

In this Age of Kali, people who are endowed with sufficient intelligence will worship the Lord, who is accompanied by His associates, by performance of sankirtana-yajna. Other yajnas prescribed in the Vedic literatures are not easy to perform in this Age of Kali, but the sankirtana-yajna is easy and sublime for all purposes, as recommended in Bhagavad-gita also (9.14).

September 24, 2010 -- 2,436 views
By Giriraj Swami

Although Namacarya Haridasa Thakura chanted the holy name day and night, he also found time to read and hear scripture, and he discoursed on the glories of the holy name with reference to scripture. And although he was fully absorbed in chanting the holy name, he was affectionate to the devotees and always tried to help them

September 22, 2010 -- 4,185 views
By Dhanesvara Das

Money, that ubiquitous substance that everyone the world over pursues to fulfill their desires, is rather young in the history of the world—a mere 2,600 years or so old. Prior to that there was no such thing as we now understand it anywhere on this planet

September 21, 2010 -- 3,307 views
By Kesava Krsna Dasa

Just imagine the confusion, especially for our newcomers, well-wishers, younger devotees, and even for some senior devotees. Everybody who “loves” Srila Prabhupada, and is “loyal” to him, must be a bona-fide follower of his, or so it seems

September 21, 2010 -- 3,957 views
By Dasi Sridevi

(With due respect to devotees who are on these sites for some specific sevas.) Facebook, Myspace, Twitter etc. are a few social networking sites which are taking its toll on the devotee community also. I've also been a patient myself

September 21, 2010 -- 14,483 views
By Lakshman das

In the month of Bhadra (Hrisikesh masa), during the waxing fortnight on the eight day at noon, we observe the most auspicious appearance of Vrishabhanu Nandini Srimati Radhika, the most beloved associate of Sri Krishna.

September 21, 2010 -- 7,189 views
nvcommunications: On Saturday, October 2, Praladananda devi dasi, a new York-based film producer, will be presenting a seminar in New Vrindaban on film production for amateurs. Her presentation is entitled “How to Film: Making the Best Use of Your Time and Video Equipment.” ...
September 21, 2010 -- 2,244 views
Braja-Raja-Suta Dasa: Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. On behalf of the devotees of middle Tennessee, I would like to invite you to attend Nashville Tennessee's first Ratha Yatra on October 2nd, 2010...
September 21, 2010 -- 3,176 views
Adi Kesava Das: You can see Radhastami festival darshan pictures from ISKCON Vrindavan, Krsna Balarama Temple here
September 21, 2010 -- 2,202 views
Ortrun Gates: The September edition of the Damodara Rati and AaC news has been published. Please click on the link to view the newsletter:
September 21, 2010 -- 2,473 views
By Jerry Bergman

One side of Darwin rarely discussed in popular and scientific literature was his powerful sadistic bent. One of his passions that reflected this was his love for shooting, hunting, and guns. Darwin's interest in shooting and hunting was not unusual in nineteenth century England, but he carried it far beyond that of most of his contemporaries

September 18, 2010 -- 5,803 views
By Gaurangi dasi

The following article is a condensed version of the memories of Citra Devi that devotees shared the day of the ceremony we did in her honour in New Mayapur, France, on Sunday July 26

September 18, 2010 -- 5,443 views
By Payonidhi das

In 1936, Srila Prabhupada was in Bombay when he composed and offered two historic tributes to his spiritual master, His Divine Grace Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur: this poem and an essay entitled "The Universal Teacher". Both were published in The Harmonist on the occasion of the vyasapuja celebration of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur's appearance

September 18, 2010 -- 3,373 views
By Damana Krishna Das

It is interesting that looking through the light of modern science related to sports and neurobiology refering to the tendency of the body to keep everything in status quo. This is just partial point of few without taking in consideration the function of inteligence, soul and ultimately the supersoul

September 18, 2010 -- 2,506 views
Mitra Das: Prabhupada Village, a community of 20 devotee families in North Carolina is hosting their 4th Local Sustainability Festival...
September 18, 2010 -- 4,436 views
Malati devi: Your Annual Retreat occurs Oct. 1,2, & 3 in New Vrindaban. There are quality presenters who will offer much guidance and inspiration towards your spiritual journey...
September 18, 2010 -- 2,415 views
Jagadvira Dasa: Find the answers to spiritual questions. Transcendental fun for all ages...
September 18, 2010 -- 1,305 views
By Giriraj Swami

A godbrother of mine had a nice thought. Just imagine Krsna's situation. There He is in the spiritual sky, Goloka Vrndavana, surrounded by wish-fulfilling cows and trees and gems, being served by unlimited numbers of beautiful, pure, loving devotees. And off somewhere in a cloud is a bunch of angry, morose, belligerent souls, each determined that "I'm not going to serve Him."

September 15, 2010 -- 5,803 views
Ortrun Gates: Adopt aCow at Gita Nagari, Port Royal, Pennsylvania recently acquired books on Cow Protection. As far as we know this is the first time that anyone has written books such as these. Author Dr. Sahadeva dasa has penned three books that are germane to our cause of Cow Protection...
September 15, 2010 -- 2,568 views
Karunika dasi: Pere Lavale(18 September 1803 - 9 September 1864) was a Roman Catholic priest and missionary to Mauritius. He lived amongst the emancipated slaves, learnt their language and devoted himself wholeheartedly to their moral and spiritual upliftment....
September 13, 2010 -- 2,779 views