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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

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September 30, 2010 -- 2,384 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

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September 30, 2010 -- 4,505 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

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September 30, 2010 -- 4,078 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

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September 30, 2010 -- 9,400 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

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September 30, 2010 -- 9,757 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.

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September 29, 2010 -- 3,268 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

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September 29, 2010 -- 4,045 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.

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September 29, 2010 -- 2,779 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 -- 3,175 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 -- 2,343 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

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September 29, 2010 -- 8,164 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 -- 2,151 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 -- 1,301 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 ...

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September 27, 2010 -- 2,682 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

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September 27, 2010 -- 4,216 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

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September 25, 2010 -- 3,097 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 -- 1,357 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

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September 25, 2010 -- 1,532 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 -- 2,227 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).

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September 24, 2010 -- 2,315 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

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September 22, 2010 -- 3,922 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

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September 21, 2010 -- 3,150 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

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September 21, 2010 -- 3,810 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

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September 21, 2010 -- 14,284 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.

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September 21, 2010 -- 6,937 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 -- 2,119 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 -- 3,038 views
Adi Kesava Das: You can see Radhastami festival darshan pictures from ISKCON Vrindavan, Krsna Balarama Temple here http://www.vrindavandarshan.com/festivals.php...
September 21, 2010 -- 2,085 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: http://homepage.mac.com/ortrung/Sep-ebook.pdf...
September 21, 2010 -- 2,367 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

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September 18, 2010 -- 5,568 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

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September 18, 2010 -- 5,209 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

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September 18, 2010 -- 3,227 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

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September 18, 2010 -- 2,374 views
Mitra Das: Prabhupada Village, a community of 20 devotee families in North Carolina is hosting their 4th Local Sustainability Festival...
September 18, 2010 -- 4,057 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 -- 2,279 views
Jagadvira Dasa: Find the answers to spiritual questions. Transcendental fun for all ages...
September 18, 2010 -- 1,279 views
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