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By Madhav Mehra

I am Software Engineer from India and working with Infosys Technologies Ltd. I have written an article making analogy of JAVA and Soul

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June 30, 2011 -- 5,251 views
By Dr. Piyush Gupta

During the North American GBC and Temple President's Meeting in New Vrindavana this past May 13-15, a presentation was made about the dangers of hearing loss for members of ISKCON

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June 30, 2011 -- 4,289 views
Payonidhi das: Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Adi-Lila, 3.30-31 (1) "Thus the lionlike Lord Caitanya has appeared in Navadvipa. He has the shoulders of a lion, the powers of a lion, and the loud voice of a lion. May that lion be seated in the core of the heart of every living being. Thus with His resounding roar may He drive away one's elephantine vices."...
June 30, 2011 -- 3,324 views
Brijlata Naysmith Authorising Officer HR Department Bhaktivedanta Manor: JOB VACANCY FULL TIME KITCHEN/WEDDING COOK 29 June 2011 Closing date 1 August 2011 We are looking to employ a full time kitchen/wedding cook. ...
June 30, 2011 -- 1,778 views
Arwind Ramautar: It has been a long journey and a lifetime desire for the devotees of ISKCON Trinidad & Tobago to share with the wider community and the world at large the messages and teachings of Krishna Consciousness via the medium of our very own website...
June 30, 2011 -- 3,397 views
By Gauhari das

On June 13, 2011 Radhanath Swami was invited to meet with the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama at an event in Miami Florida. Radhanath Swami was grateful to accept the invitation on behalf of his beloved Guru, Srila Prabhupada and dedicated the meeting to his beloved Godbrother Bhakti Tirtha Swami

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June 27, 2011 -- 7,630 views
By Gadi das

Just one week ago we made music history! We performed at Bonnaroo!

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June 27, 2011 -- 1,564 views
By New Vrindavana staff

On June 17, Gopal’s Garden Homeschool Co-op held its end-of-the-year celebration. “This year we had five full-time students in grades 1, 2 and 3,” said Ruci devi dasi, tutor at Gopal’s Garden. “Next year, we will be expanding. We will have at least nine students, and possibly more.”

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June 27, 2011 -- 2,166 views
Radha Mohan das: Every year since May 2000, Bhaktivedanta Manor has been consistently offering financial support to a number of worthy projects...
June 27, 2011 -- 1,849 views
Jagadvira das: Take a break from the material world. Krishna's Crosswords Number 8 "CHANT" Transcendental Fun For All Ages ...
June 27, 2011 -- 1,225 views
Hare KrishnaBy Indradyumna Swami

As soon as I arrived in Johannesburg I caught a connecting flight to Durban. On the plane I was struck by the diversity of the passengers. "Muslims, Hindus, Christians, and Jews," I thought as I made my way to my seat. "People of African, European, and Chinese descent. It's all here. I'm happy to be back in the Rainbow Nation."

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June 25, 2011 -- 3,502 views
ISKCON Berkeley: You are all invited to the San Francisco Ratha Yatra festival this coming August 7th. Please bring flags, Hare Krishna signs, and your family and friends. If you are from out of the Bay Area, an unusual amount of devotees are expected this year so please make your travel arraignments early...
June 24, 2011 -- 3,938 views
Payonidhi das: This Kurma, kamatha-rupena. Now, the surasura-gana, they are standing on the ocean. If you go up to your waist in the water, you become dangerously situated. But they were standing. This proves the law of relativity. Everywhere this law of relativity is working. You do not think, because you cannot stand in the midst of the water of the ocean, therefore nobody can stand...
June 24, 2011 -- 3,072 views
Deena Bandhu dasa: Govindadwipa in Ireland is celebrating a wonderful three day festival on the 25th anniversary of the appearance of Radha Govinda from the 15 - 17 July. If you have never been there, this is the time to come!...
June 24, 2011 -- 1,844 views
Mahasundari Madhavi dasi: Distinguished Guests at Festival of India! We are very happy to announce a fantastic line-up of distinguished VIPs attending this year's Ratha-Yatra celebrations. Confirmed VIPs include: HH Bhaktimarga Swami, HH Niranjana Swami, HH Candramauli Swami, HH Gunagrahi Swami, Malati Prabhu, Madhava das and many more!...
June 24, 2011 -- 2,901 views
Mayesvara dasa ACBSP: Invitations to Ojai Rath Festival, "Destroy with the shining lamp of knowledge, the darkness born of ignorance." ...
June 23, 2011 -- 1,748 views
Malati dasi: As the Retreat enters it’s tenth year, we cordially invite interested Vaishnavi’s to consider sharing their talent and expertise, their wisdom and spiritual knowledge during this special occasion. Topics can be diverse with the under laying criteria being to connect with the teachings of Srila Prabhupada in practice...
June 23, 2011 -- 2,200 views
Yogamaya Dasi: ISKCON Boston is one of a small fraternity of temples that boasts Deities installed by Srila Prabhupada himself! We consider ourselves both fortunate and privileged to have this honor. With the 40th Anniversary of Their installation this year we feel a keen sense of responsibility to make this both a wonderful event for Sri Sri Radha Gopivallabha and an inspiration for Their devotees...
June 23, 2011 -- 1,849 views
By Praghosa Dasa

As stated by Bhismadeva in the SB 1.9.16 na hy asya karichid rajan – no one can know the plan of the Lord – still we are all advised to roll with it and have faith in it, understanding at all times that everything is for our ultimate benefit. With that in mind and after decades of hard work and many struggles, we have now begun constructing the extraordinary place of worship that will be the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. However if we didn’t accept the plan of the Lo...

June 23, 2011 -- 4,118 views
By Akruranatha dasa

The word is gradually getting out among U.S. moteliers, roughly 65% of whom are Hindus of mostly Gujarati extraction, that ISKCON will provide Srila Prabhupada’s translation and commentary on Bhagavad-gita for the benefit of their English-speaking guests. Many of the moteliers are enthusiastically embracing the idea, and others are willing to be persuaded

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June 21, 2011 -- 3,457 views
By Kesava Krsna Dasa

We read a BBT publication before joining Iskcon. We learn of inner tranquillity, peaceful coexistence and divine vaisnava qualities. After we join, we often discover a world of hard-hearted Bhakti in practice. Iskcon has softened up recently, but if we retain Westernised versions of renunciation and jnana, then our pursuits into devotee care and welfare will mean little to us

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June 21, 2011 -- 4,435 views
Nimaai Paṇḍita Dasa: Please note that the Mayapur Institute website address is now mayapurinstitute.org. The previous website address mihet.org will henceforth be dysfunctional...
June 21, 2011 -- 2,066 views
Basu Ghosh Das: The Rathayatra procession will begin at 2:30 PM at the Baroda railway station, as per local tradition. The Mayor of Baroda, Honorable Doctor Jyotiben Pandya will inaugurate the Rathayatra by sweeping the road in front of the Rath of Their Lordships, just as the Gajapati Maharaj of Puri does annually at Jagannath Puri...
June 21, 2011 -- 1,919 views
By Parsada dasi

During kartik last year, a very dear friend of mine, Padma visted Sri Vrindavan Dham, and a sincere devotee for many years. She arrived a day after the much celebrated Gopastami festival. As we made our way to the ISKCON goshala that afternoon, I described to her our Gopastami festival, where our Srimati Radharani is dressed as the cowherd boy Subal and at this time Her devotees relish the sweet darshan of Her lotus feet , the only time in the year accept Radhastami

June 18, 2011 -- 3,429 views
By Deena Bandhu dasa

Our Prison Preaching Incharge, Jankinath Prabhu, decided to take out a Traveling Sankirtan Party for the summer. In their travels they reached Prabhupada Ashram in Uddhampur in Jummu, where HH Navayogendra Maharaja made very comfortable arrangements for their stay. From there they decided to go to Srinagar in Kashmir where they had the address of a disciple of HH Gopal Krishna Maharaja Arjun Shyam Prabhu, who would provide them nice facilities for staying and preaching

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June 18, 2011 -- 2,558 views
By Basu Ghosh Das

Water, mixed with a small quantity of water from the sacred Ganges (Ganga) river was kept in clay pots for the bathing ceremony. Here at ISKCON Baroda, the Deities were taken out of the temple by the pujaris accompanied by a kirtan party and placed in the mandap, decorated with flowers, at around 10 AM. At first there were not many members of the public to be seen in a specially erected "pandal" (tent), in front of the temple

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June 18, 2011 -- 3,185 views
By Premanjana Dasa

The Bhagavad Gita however should not be taken just as a 'Holy Book' of the Hindus or 'A Gem in Eastern Philosophy' or an 'Indian Ideology'.This Great scripture is the MANUAL for every living entity and does not promote a sectarian outlook

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June 18, 2011 -- 2,874 views
Yadavendra Das: There is a bookstore that used to buy our books regularly. But about 18 months ago, there was a disturbance in the relationship because they not only neglected to pay the invoice on time but also initially ignored our repeated reminders...
June 18, 2011 -- 2,084 views
Kaisori (dasi) (BBT): Why so few revisions for this chapter? And why the change for the title? See for yourself in the annotated scans for chapter six, now online at www.BBTedit.com/changes...
June 18, 2011 -- 1,625 views
New Vrindaban Communications: Right now is the perfect time to visit the Palace Rose Garden, whether you are a home gardener or simply a lover of roses. The garden is in its first bloom until the end of June...
June 15, 2011 -- 2,384 views
By Giriraj Swami

“When persons eager to achieve liberation renounce things related to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, thinking them to be material, their renunciation is called incomplete.” Whatever is favorable for the rendering of service to the Lord should be accepted and should not be rejected as a material thing

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June 13, 2011 -- 3,804 views
By Syamasundara das

We have maintained a farm for 16 years. During these years we have become experts in different aspects of self-sufficiency. Usually people need other people to provide what they need and this means a lot of problems with transportation. In the villages things were originally very, very different. If we want to become friends of the environment we have to learn how to do everything we need

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June 13, 2011 -- 3,732 views
By BLR Correspondent

Red herring: to draw a red herring across the track [to confuse a tracking dog's sense of smell] : to attempt to divert attention from the real question; hence red herring, a subject intended to have this effect. Oxford English Dictionary

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June 13, 2011 -- 1,595 views
By Bhakti-lata dasi

Almost every week I receive letters from inmates who just came in contact with Krsna through Prabhupada’s books. Some of these letters are brief, others more extensive, but all reflect a genuine desire to know the truth; all are from inmates who are reaching out, excited, curious, hopeful

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June 13, 2011 -- 2,120 views
By Manish Negi

How many people would consider spending a Sunday travelling 85 miles to a different city in the name of the lord, well a few hundred did, on May 29th in (Oldbury) Birmingham at the Balaji Temple

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June 13, 2011 -- 2,571 views
By Gunacuda dasi

Sri Mayapur International School is looking for a Year 1 teacher (5 and 6 year olds) to start in August 2011. The successful candidate should have experience working with this age group and be familiar with how to teach reading and writing to children in the early stages of literacy

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June 13, 2011 -- 2,320 views
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