Swami Ram Dev, preaching against multinationals, has become national hero in the last year. He has drawn the attention of hundreds and thousands of people, encouraging them to use Coca Cola to wash their toilets.
Starved of resources, the Jagannath temple at Puri could not have got a better gift a month ahead of the annual rath yatra: a Swiss woman has donated a whopping Rs 1.78 crore to the 12th century shrine.
Many visitors to Braj have seen the great need for civic devotional participation. There is the Yamuna Action Plan, BRD's work on kundas and forests and Ramesh Baba's efforts to raise public devotional support.
Over Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) has flown into the sewage canal the river Yamuna has become since the government began its efforts to clean it up in 1985 - Delhi's allocation of the Yamuna Action Plan is around Rs 573 crore.
Recently an announcement was posted on "Dandavats.com" wherein Shyamakrishna Das, representative of ISKCON Vrindavan informed all the devotees around the world that "Srila Prabhupada's Bhajan-kutir is now re-opened."
The Kund Restoration Group has taken the initiative to restore the ancient Kaliya Ghat in Vrindavan. The project was inaugurated by Srila B.V. Narayan Maharaja on October 8, 2006 and the completion date is January 1, 2007.
This is an ambitious school project with the aim of providing a balanced modern and spiritual education. The school has been started by a gurukuli to fulfill the wish of Srila Prabhupada, who wanted to create modern saints.
FoV celebrates the World Forestry day in Chhota Munger Mandir, Vrindavan. Trees are the only supplier of the oxygen. It cannot be produced in any industries. Oxygen is the life source of a human being.
The Yamuna near Mathura is a repository of the pastimes associated with Krishna. The river bank is embellished with stone steps leading to the surface of the water. Each ghat has a story associated with it.
The Bhaktivedanta Charity Trust has restored many holy sites in Bengal, for example, Nrsingha Pali and Hari Hara Ksetra. Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj has created a fund for such projects.