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  • Restoration Work Underway at Srila Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold

    Today, as they did four decades ago, devotees at ISKCON New Vrindaban are embarking on a labor of love. They’re restoring the Palace of Gold, home to Srila Prabhupada. Devotees began building the Palace with their own hands back in 1973 as a simple residence for Srila Prabhupada, who enjoyed the peace and spiritual atmosphere of New Vrindaban during his visits.

  • New Vrindaban Makes Great Progress in Exciting New Phase

    New Vrindaban, established in 1968 by ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada as his society’s first rural community, is continuing its transition into an exciting new phase. After a series of difficult pioneering attempts in the early years, the community struggled for decades with a dedicated skeleton crew. But since spring 2011, a renewed effort has been made to revitalize New Vrindaban.

  • Prabhupada's Palace of Gold Project Manager Position

    The Palace of Gold was constructed during the ‘70s and opened in 1979. Time and weather have taken their toll over the last 35 years and Srila Prabhupada’s “Samadhi in the West” is in need of major renovation work.

  • Gods Forbid: India's Temples Guard Their Gold from Government

    "The gold stored in temples was contributed by devotees over thousands of years and we will not allow anyone to usurp it."

  • Can Hare Krishnas at Palace of Gold in W.Va. Rebuild Its Tarnished Community?
    The sign announced that the Palace of Gold was ahead, but somewhere along the way, pulling the steering wheel back and forth across the tight West Virginia turns, a visitor might begin to think it was wrong.
  • 8 religious wonders to see in the U.S.
    Although the US may not have a reputation for religious landmarks, it is home to more than just secular city halls and strip malls. Whether or not you practice a faith, visiting these beautiful and historic U.S. religious spots may provide inspiration. Among the top 8 religious wonders to see in the U.S. the CNN mentions Prabhupada's Palace of Gold in New Vrindaban, West Virginia.
  • West Virginia’s Palace of Gold

    New Vrindaban — named after a holy town in India — was the largest Hare Krishna commune in America, and was opened to the public in 1979. It was led by Swami Bhaktipada, one of the movement’s earliest and most controversial American disciples, who died Monday. And it was less than two hours from the West Virginia town where I grew up.

  • New Vrindaban's Palace of Gold Features at Academic Conference
    On October 1, New Vrindaban’s Palace of Gold will be featured at the Thirty-seventh Annual Communal Studies Association Conference in New Harmony, Indiana.
  • Restoration of Srila Prabhupada’s Palace Planned
    The memorial and major tourist attraction, built over forty years ago, is undergoing a comprehensive structural analysis.