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A New Hare Krishna Farm in the Rockies

A New Hare Krishna Farm in the Rockies

Hare Krsna devotees from Denver started ISKCON's fifteenth farm community, a 340-acre spread atop Sunshine Mesa and overlooking the Peonia-Hotchkiss fruit valley, on the western slope of the Colorado…

Toward Appropriate Living In the Vedic Tradition

Toward Appropriate Living In the Vedic Tradition

Prabhupada wanted to start farm projects. For many years the devotees had been trying to get people to accept Krishna consciousness as it appears in books like Bhagavad-gita. "But, if…

A Farm in France

A Farm in France

New Mayapur has had instant appeal, here the atmosphere is so peaceful and alive that spiritual living comes naturally. At a place like this, people can feel themselves becoming spiritually…

Cow Protection – Practical Necessity for a Peaceful Society

Cow Protection – Practical Necessity for a Peaceful Society

We milk the cows at two o'clock, and as soon as we're done milking, we go into the temple and attend the morning functions. We're busy all the time this…

Africa’s Bright Future: Independence through Krishna Consciousness

Africa’s Bright Future: Independence through Krishna Consciousness

The African mission is the same as everywhere in the world: to go out and present Krishna consciousness and to convince people that Krishna conscious is the solution to their…

Farm Report: New Tennessee Farm

ISKCON devotees from Atlanta purchased a 250-acre farm in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of southern with beautiful green hillsides for pasturing the cows.…

Farm Report: Temples Supplied by ISKCON Farms

Farm Report: Temples Supplied by ISKCON Farms

ISKCON has established fourteen successful farming communities. ISKCON's farms flourish and grow, proving that the Krishna consciousness movement is providing not only potent spiritual knowledge, but a viable alternative lifestyle…

Attraction for the Message of Krishna

Attraction for the Message of Krishna

Duties [dharma] executed by men, regardless of occupation, are only so much useless labor if they do not provoke attraction for the message of the Supreme Lord.…

New Vrindavan — The Spiritual Frontier

In New Vrindavan, the devotees find that by following the Lord's example of living with what the land and cows provide, they can easily be free of all economic…

Farming With Krishna in Mind

Farming With Krishna in Mind

“Human prosperity flourishes by natural gifts, and not by gigantic industrial enterprises, “says His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who has founded many Krishna-conscious farming communities all over the…

Singing and Living “The Song of God”

Singing and Living “The Song of God”

Near Port Royal in central Pennsylvania is a spiritual farming community called Gita-nagari, literally "a transcendental village where the teachings of the Bhagavad-gita are lived and sung."…

Natural Living: Plain and Simple

Natural Living: Plain and Simple

People of all ages, especially young people, are investigating country life as a way around dependence upon oil and machinery and the health hazards of artificial fertilizers and insecticides.…

New Vrndavana: The West’s First Krsna Conscious Community

New Vrndavana: The West’s First Krsna Conscious Community

You have New York, New England, and so many 'New' duplicates of European countries in the USA--why not import New Vrndavana in your country?…

Farming: The Noblest Profession

Farming: The Noblest Profession

Winding through Sri Mayapur, the sacred Ganges shimmers in the cool light of dawn. As temple bells fill the air, barefoot bullock drivers plow the earth—the great connector of lives,…

The Natural Spirit — Simple Living, High Thinking

The Natural Spirit — Simple Living, High Thinking

Sri Krsna looks as if he's been protecting cows all his life. Like many a red-blooded American, though, he grew up hunting animals and eating "beef." Just before he became…

Temple Needs Wood! — Simple Living, High Thinking

Temple Needs Wood! — Simple Living, High Thinking

Temple needs wood! . . . Temple needs wood!" As the call echoes across our snowcapped farm, four men and two boys hop on an ox-drawn sled and head into…

Srila Prabhupada at New Vrindaban

Srila Prabhupada at New Vrindaban

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada arrived at New Vrindaban, West Virginia on the morning of May 21st, 1969. It was his first visit to the mountain ashram, which…

Growing More Food Depends on God, not Tractors

To effect successful result in the attempt of agricultural enthusiasm there are five causes namely the situation of the land, the man who works in the field, the instruments or…

Rainmakers, Big and Small

Rainmakers, Big and Small

During a bad drought in California a few years ago, one scientifically-minded politician proposed towing in icebergs from the Arctic. In the meantime rain mercifully came.…

Simple Living, High Thinking

Simple Living, High Thinking

The Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association honored the Hare Krsna farm in Port Royal for having the best herd of Brown Swiss cows in the state.…

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