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2011 Festival of Inspiration in New Vrindaban, USA

By: for ISKCON News on April 21, 2011

The schedule of Festival of Inspiration in New Vrindaban, USA, May 6, 7 & 8th, 2011 has been announced. Among many other topics there will be discussions on the different aspect of family life, devotional practice, there will be music lessons, kirtana and drama performance.


7:45 - 9:15 am: Presentation by Varshana Swami - Back to Basics: Ph.D. Means Plough

9:15- 10:30am: Breakfast - All meals served in large tent.

10:30-11:00 am: Welcome

11:00-12:30 First Sessions
Laxmimoni dd: Pulling and Pushing: Are you Being Pushed Away from Krishna or Pulled Closer to Him?
Dravida Das: God Is in the Details: Seven Little Verses Guaranteed to Take You Back to Godhead
Krshna Priya: The Art of Yoga Flows—A class based on the principles of Triyoga

12:30-2:30 pm: Lunch Break

2:30-4:00 pm: Second sessions
Bhakti Sundar Swami: Srila Prabhupada’s Adventures in South America
Arcana Siddhi & Karnamrita das: What About My Mind?
Jaya Krishna: Leadership & Succession within ISKCON

4:00-4:15 pm: Break

4:15-5:45 pm: Third Sessions
Grihastra Vision Team: “Parenting: Are You a Brickwall or a Jellyfish?” Tamohara & Mantrini, Praharana dd
Mitrasena: Bhagavad Guitar- Playing your guitar for Krishna
Danavir Goswami: Bright Side

6:30-7:30 pm: Dinner Hour

7:00 pm: Gaura Arati

7:30-10:30 pm: Nam Yajna: Kirtan in the Temple Bhakti Lata dd


7:45 - 9:15 am: Presentation - Shyamsundar and Gurudas: Prabhupada: Always Alive in our Hearts

9:15- 10:30am: Breakfast

10:30 - 12:00 pm: First Sessions
Mysterious Guest: Live audio visual presentation to rock your soul!
Krsna Priya dd: The Art of Yoga Flows—A class based on the principles of Triyoga
Bharat Natyam: Learn the Rhythm, flow and movemements of dancing for Krisna!

12:00- 12:15 pm: Break

12:15 - 1:45 pm: Second Sessions
Vaiseseka das: Yoga of the Tongue Derive the highest benefit and elevate human society by applying and mastering the five austerities of speech
Maharha d.d: Deity Sewing: Designing and Sewing for Deities
Anuttama das: Doing Interfaith Dialogue: Anti-cult, Muslims and beyond

1:45 - 3:00 pm: Lunch Break

3:00 - 4:30 pm: Third Sessions
Rambhoru dd: The Lord in Our Midst through Sacred Listening
Srinandananda das: Vedic Prophecies: Confirmation of Mayapur and Mahaprabhu
Bada hari das: The Emperor of Sadhana: Internal, external and other aspects of Kirtan.

4:30 - 4:45 pm: Break

4:45 - 6:15 pm: Final Session
Grihastra Vision Team Re Awakening Marriage: Krsnanandini & Tariq, Uttama & Partha, Cintamani and Jagannath Pandit Prabhu’s
Kamalini dd: The Grandeur and Preaching of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura
Mrdanga Class For beginners on up

6:30- 7:30: Dinner Hour

7:30-10:30: Kirtan Entertainment Bhakti lata dd: In the Temple


7:45- 9:15 am: Presentation by Radhanatha Swami:

9:15- 10:30 am: Breakfast

10:30- 12:00 am: First Sessions
Vaiseseka das: All You Need is Love Awakening the mood of Individual, Spontaneous & Voluntary Service
Mahamaya dd & Sankirtan das: Self Publishing: Practical tips for Aspiring authors
Braja Bihari das: Straight Thinking: Avoiding Logical Fallacies

12:00- 12:130 Break

12:30- 2:00 pm Bhakti Marg Swami: & Toronto Players: The Three Lives of Jada Bharata, An Outstanding Devotional Drama

2:00pm: Good Old Fashion Sunday Love Feast

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