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  • New Vrajadhama Warms Hearts This Autumn

    Dovetailing the fall pumpkin obsession in a Krishna conscious way, devotees drew 300 tourists to New Vrajadhama for their autumn Pumpkin Festival on October 14th. On this day the temple and altar were decorated with beautifully painted pumpkins inscribed with lotus designs and the Hare Krishna maha-mantra.

  • Winter Arrives at New Vraja Dhama

    New Vraja Dhama is a self-sustainable Krishna-community in the heart of Hungary. Its beauty is marveled by the tens of tousands of guests who visit there yearly to relax and to learn about "simple living - high thinking." A video by Kunjabihari Dasi. 
    Music by Shaun Taylor McManus - Last Memory

  • Govardhana Puja Around the World in Photos

    Govardhana Puja – the sweetest day of the year – celebrates the day when Lord Krishna as a young boy lifted Govardhana Hill with just His little finger, to protect the residents of Vrindavana village from Lord Indra’s furious thunderstorm. Devotees around the world pour their hearts into their own offerings for the late October festival, engaging their creativity in Krishna’s service to often astonishing effect.

  • ISKCON50 Book Distribution Days in Hungary

    As part of the ISKCON50 program series, Vaishnavas in Hungary organized a two-day national book distribution event, taking place at different locations of the country. Devotees who had never distributed books before, or had not taken part in sankirtana for a long time were also involved. During the two days, 36 participants from the farm sold 619 books, while the 195 devotees on the streets of Budapest distributed 2,650 books. 

  • Heaven on Earth: Krishna-valley, Hungary

    A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

  • New Eco-School Inaugurated In Krishna-valley, Hungary

    Krishna-valley in Somogyvamos, Hungary is one of the fastest growing villages in the area. In the past two decades, due to the hard work of the devotees, the 275 hectars of land has become Europe’s largest eco-village. There are 50 children living in Krishna-valley, who, by know, outgrew the original school building. Therefore it was time to build a new building, which, with its 200 square meters, 3 classrooms, big communal space could accommodate an additional 48 students.

  • Visit of Budapest Accredited Diplomats to Krishna Valley, Hungary

    To spread awareness of the importance of cows for a peaceful society, the devotees at New Vraja Dham organise a special festival every spring to celebrate the first grazing of the cows after a cold winter. 

  • Open Weekend in Krishna-valley: "Outsiders" Experimenting with the Hare Krishna Lifestyle

    A short video of  "outsider" people trying out the Hare Krishna lifestyle for a weekend in Krishna-valley Indian Cultural Center and Ecofarm, Hungary. (Text in Hungarian.)

  • ISKCON Temples To Be On India’s Tourist Maps

    On Wednesday, 1st April 2015, Minister of State of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma (who is also a MP from Gautam Budh Nagar, Nodia, UP, from BJP) visited the Noida ISKCON temple. The objective of the meeting was to seek the minister’s help in linking ISKCON’s spiritual tourism to India’s tourism map and recognising ISKCON’s participation in promoting Indian Vedic culture around the world.

  • Spiritual Embassies of the World - New Vraja Dhama, Hungary

    New Vraja Dhama, or Krishna Valley as it is also known, is a 250 hectare self-sufficient Hare Krishna farm community in Hungary. This 30 minute film by Barnaby Booth explores the experiences of different devotees living in and visiting the community.

  • Dialogue of Cultures: Hungarians, Romas and Hare Krishnas in Somogyvamos

    The cul-de-sac village of Somogyvamos, Hungary, inhabited by a thousand people sets a very good example of cooperation: Hungarians of diverse religious and social backgrounds, Romas (commonly known as gypsies) and Hare Krishnas, putting aside all their differences and focusing on finding common grounds, have been working harmoniously together for over 20 years.

  • Hungary’s Krishna Valley Celebrates Twenty Years
    Krishna Valley, ISKCON Hungary’s 660-acre sustainable farm, celebrated twenty years on May 15th, with a special program and the official opening of its new reception building.
  • Pillars of Sustainability Seminar in Krishna Valley, Hungary
    The Eco Valley Foundation is organizing a seminar entitled "The Pillars of Sustainability", which will take place between 22nd and 30th June, 2013, in Krishna Valley, Somogyvámos, Hungary.
  • Spiritual Embassies - New Vraja Dhama

    New Vraja Dhama, or Krishna Valley as it is also known, is a 250 Hectare self-sufficient Hare Krishna farm community in Hungary. This 30 minute film explores the experiences of different devotees living in and visiting the community.

  • Our Trip to New Vraja Dham, Hungary

    Featuring Bramacaris from UK traveling to Hungary and visiting New Vraja Dham.

  • New Vraja Dhama Plants Forests for Carbon-Neutral Heating
    Devotees at New Vraja Dhama, a sustainable ISKCON farm community in Hungary also known as Krishna Valley, are set to plant 6.5 hectares of trees—an incredible 50,000 Acacias, Oaks, and Willows—on their property at the end of this March.
  • New Sivarama Swami Books to Feature Top-Notch Original Illustrations
    A new series of books by Sivarama Swami, called Nava Vraja Mahima or, literally, “The Glories of New Vraja Dhama,” will feature a high quantity of top-notch original drawings by ISKCON artists. The series, which is set to be released mid 2012, will be that largest book yet written by Sivarama Swami exceeding 4000 pages.
  • Krishna Valley Teaches Sustainable Living to Thousands
    Established in 1993 by ISKCON guru and GBC Sivarama Swami, Krishna Valley is a sustainable farm community of the kind that ISKCON founder Srila Prabhupada encouraged devotees to establish all over the world.