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Japa Meditation Walk
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Meditation Walk


Guests and devotees of our Temple can now experience chanting a round of japa, 108 mantras, in a whole new way. Adideva das, a renowned artist in ISKCON and resident of New Raman Reti, has built a108 steps japa walk with diorama exhibits along the way which illustrate our philosophy. A chanter starts on the first step, like a head bead, beginning at the wooden archway. For each step he counts off a mantra and a japa bead. Throughout the walk he encounters six dioramas which cause him to pause and contemplate - “Who Am I?” the first unit asks. Fashioned in his own unique style, Adideva prabhu’s displays not only explain the basics to a beginner, such as changing bodies and the Panca Tattva, but are also objects of contemplation for any devotee. By the last step, which also ends at the archway, the chanter has experienced a transformation of consciousness; he has just dipped his toe in the ocean of transcendence.



The Struggle for a Meaningful Life
By: Chaitanya Charan Das thespiritualscientist.com on May 6, 2015


Photo Credits: matome.naver.jp
"Naturalists such as Darwin posited that the struggle for existence was nature’s innate feature."

Material existence, when subjected to a hard look, seems futile. A lion pounces on a deer and rips it apart. What terror and trauma the deer must be undergoing during its last moments as it watches itself getting caught and cut and consumed!

Click here to read the full article on ISKCON News.


Go Raksha Dharma Cow Protection



The New Raman Reti Goshala’s primary concern is to glorify and protect the sacred cow whose presence is always supremely pleasing to Lord Krishna. Everything that the cow produces is for the benefit of mankind and yet this all-giving animal is ignored, abused and exploited in modern society. Through the experience of a functioning goshala, we will be able to educate people about the value of the gentle, magnanimous cow and the importance of oxen in farming.

Please support this great effort. We have raised 2/3 of the needed funds to build the Goshala, only $30K remaining and we can begin. Click here to support the program, or quickly donate below.

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Chandan Yatra 2015

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Narayani Devi Dasi Visiting!

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

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Narayani devi dasi will be visiting New Raman Reti for one week, Wednesday, August 12 -19, 2015. She will be giving evening seminars on Srimad Bhagavatam 3.9.1-25 on Monday, August 17, 2015 and on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Temple room.

Youth Bus Tour 20th Anniversary
An Interview with Manorama das



Manorama das and his wife Jaya Sri Radhe devi dasi have been developing the ISKCON Youth Ministry bus tours since 1995. Road-tripping across the globe is an exciting way to engage the ISKCON youth in bhakti yoga, combining the youth's craving for adventure with practices of devotion. The travelers not only deepen their own bhakti, but also share it with others through kirtan and cultural presentations. Such road trips encourage young people to step out of their comfort zones, giving them an opportunity to do things they would never have thought possible, while simultaneously building strong bonds of friendship and accumulating memorable experiences. The motto of the bus tour is sarva sukhino bhavantu, may everyone become happy by connecting with the Source of happiness. For more bus tour nectar and photos, please visit: www.youthbustour.com. MORE.


Back to Godhead Magazine
Subscription Drive



Srila Prabhupada saw Back to Godhead magazine as the fulfillment of his request to "Study my books scrutinizingly and then give the purports in your own words." He was of course the first writer, printer, and distributor of Back to Godhead magazine, and encouraged his disciples to distribute it widely. In the early days of ISKCON, disciples went door to door with the magazine, and every harinama party had someone selling magazines to interested passersby. In those days Back to Godhead magazine was termed "the backbone of ISKCON." It was our first "book" for educating the general public on Krishna consciousness.

As times changed, sales have waned, and today there is a concentrated effort to invigorate distribution. The magazine is particularly geared for devotees and our large extended congregational members. You'll find interesting news from around the ISKCON world, relevant questions and answers, articles that delve into Vaishnava philosophy, and lots of gorgeous glossy photos.

Subscription Drive: Every temple in North America has been asked to commit to 30 new subscriptions a year for the next two years to give the magazine the financial base it requires to keep printing. If you don't currently subscribe, you can do so in our Temple Gift Shop, and at the book tent every Sunday. Single current issues are always for sale in the Gift Shop. As an offering to Srila Prabhupada for the 50th anniversary of ISKCON BTG hopes to show 10k subscriptions.
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Update Your E-Mail, Address or Phone with Us

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Guest Accomodations at Temple



We have a three- bedroom home that can accommodate up to six people comfortably. You can reserve just the master suite with attached bath ($60/night), one or both of the smaller rooms with shared bath ($40 per room/night) or the entire house ($100/night). There is a kitchen and living room, and breakfast and lunch served at the Temple is included. For reservations please call 386-462-2017 or E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to check availability. More photos.


Caring for Devotees



We are happy to announce our new website "Caring For Devotees," a part of our NRR Devotee CARE efforts. Click here to read more.


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