ISKCON Prabhupada Village

Published May 14, 2019

On Sunday, May 12, Ramananda, son of Madhuha dasa and Bhagavati dasi, was married in a beautiful ceremony here in PV to Mohini from Calgary, Canada. [read more]

By: Mayapur Connection
Published May 17, 2018

This year in Sridhama Mayapur between the 16th of May and the 13th of June, the resident devotees will make their way to the temple each evening through the summer heat for an opportunity that only comes once every three years. At the temple, the twilight will be illuminated by hundreds of handheld lamps moving in circular motions as they are offered to the Deities by the devotees. Simultaneously, songs written by the Vaishnava acharyas in glorification of Radha and Krishna will be sung. .... [read more]

Published September 29, 2017

In 1997 one of our local friends approached me and asked if we (our Hare Krsna community) would like to take part in the yearly Stokes Stomp. Without even asking what the Stomp was, I answered yes because it sounded like a nice opportunity to meet people. .... [read more]


A lot and it’s all happened this summer!

Published August 15, 2017

At the end of June, we were blessed with the arrival of two young Gyr cows, now named Ganga and Yamuna. If you look on our website,, and click on go-seva, you will see the first pictures of them. In the beginning they were not used to eating fresh fruits and veggies, but now they will kick up their heels and come running any time anyone comes to visit them, for they are now used to such treats – and expect them! .... [read more]

Faith Counts: Video Featuring ISKCON Devotees Among Best 10
By: ISKCON News Staff for ISKCON News
Published July 3, 2017

A 2-minute short film entitled “Transit Point” featuring Hungarian ISKCON devotees taking care of refugees arriving from war-torn Syria is among the best ten in the video contest run by Faith Counts, an American multi-faith organization with mission is to promote the value of faith.

The centerpiece of Faith Counts is a collaborative social media effort that tells powerful stories about how faith counts—how it inspires, empowers, motivates and comforts billions of people around the world.... [read more]

Online Database of Prabhupada Disciples Launches
By: Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News
Published July 2, 2017

After years of planning, an interactive website database of all Srila Prabhupada’s initiated disciples was launched on June 5th – the auspicious date of Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi. It has been dubbed “The Memory Archive” and can be found at

The website, created by developer and second-generation devotee Krishna Kirtan Das, is designed to help devotees search, locate, contact and see the current status of all Srila Prabhupada disciples world-wide.... [read more]

“Hare Krishna!” Film to Start US Nationwide Release This June
by Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News
Published May 5, 2017

“Hare Krishna! The Mantra, The Movement and the Swami Who Started It All,” a ninety-minute documentary film about the life and achievements of ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada, will start its nationwide roll-out in the U.S. this June.

The ambitious film, originally titled “Acharya” and directed by John Griesser (Yadubara Das), has been much-awaited by ISKCON devotees and congregation everywhere. Co-directed by Jean Griesser (Visakha Dasi) and Lauren Ross, ... [read more]

New, Custom Made Cabinets for Sri Sri Gaura Nitai
By Madan Mohan Mohini dasi
Published May 1, 2017

Although time it took, along with a lot of non-cooperation from the weather and neighbors, Abhirama Sakha prabhu and his family: wife, Syama-Gauri prabhu, daughter, Advaiti, and son, Atharv - hand-crafted and installed beautiful, solid wood closets and drawers for Their Lordships, Sri Sri Parama Karuna Nitai Gaurasundara, right before Gaura Purnima this year, 2017
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Self-Denial, With Pleasure
By Kesava Krsna Dasa

We may be surprised to learn that many things we consider as acts of spiritual advancement in Krishna consciousness, like tapasya or austerity, are actually acts of selfishness, and will impede our real growth. Even following the four regulative principles in certain ways, can divert us. “So this austerity is called tapasya, denial, self-denial” (class on SB. 5.5.1 in Vrndavana, Oct 23, 1976). To give up certain forms of selfishness is required to progress in spiritual life, and this is usually accompanied by some discomfort and hurt; or should it be? If we do not know how... [read more]

Report on Cow Based Rural Development Seminar
By HariKirtan Das

Recently I got an opportunity to attend the conference on Rural development based on cows, conducted by National Institute for Rural Development (NIRD) & Panchayati raj (Ministry for Rural Development, Government of India) Rajendranagar, Hyderabad on 3rd of November, 2016. As a pleasant surprise, I met Rupavilas prabhu (Venumadhuri trust director) who was also giving a seminar sharing his experience about Venumadhuri NGO activities. [read more]

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