Dham Preservation

Sri Radha Damodara Mandir Development Project

On April 15, 2009 ground was broken by Sri Krishna Balarama Goswami Maharaja, His Holiness Bhakti SriRupa Madhava Maharaja and Sri Haridas Babaji Maharaja for Srila Rupa Goswami’s Kirtan Mandapa...

Bengal to Save Ganga Bank at Mayapur

In january the Bengal government will start to save the holy banks of the Ganges river in Mayapur starting from Nandanacarya bhavan down to Hoola-ghat. Nandanacarya Bhavan is the original place where Sri Caitanya...

Care for Cows Land Appeal

The Care for Cows Clinic is hosted on a friend's land in Raman Reti and we plan to purchase it to insure stability and make further improvements. The half-acre is valued at Rs. 2 crore or US $500,000.

Vrindavan on the move

Famous landmark Keshi ghat is undergoing restoration. The first sight of Vrindavan people used to have when there were no roads was the Keshi ghat, when the boat was arriving from Mathura to Vrindavan.

Living in Vraja

Vaishnava devotees know one history of Vraja. It is a sweet history, full of divine loving relationships, lovers’ trysts, cowherd play, humor and spiritual rivalry between sahkas and sakhis.

Brajvasi, Brajhansi, Brajphansi or Brajnashi

Those who do not care for the status, origin or material background of a person are called Brajvasi. Nobody will ever go away from a Brajvasi home without being properly fed. A Brajhansi is somebody ridiculing Braj...

Mathura Ghats

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.

Grab that Service!

A couple of days ago a devotee from Russia, Mother Tusti came into the office in Vrindavan where I work as a researcher and requested me to look at the Samadhi of Raghunath das Goswami in Radha Kund.

New Temple Project at Ekachakra Dham

The importance of Ekachakra Dham to Gaudiya Vaishnavas is immeasurable. Even so, despite its spiritual significance, it is quite un-visited. This is mainly due to its rural location and lack of facilities for pilgrims.

Why the Yamuna’s Just a Dirty Drain

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.