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Above the Clouds

You know it’s almost time for the New Braj festival… You know it’s almost time for the New Braj festival when the apple trees are in full blossom… and the big storms appear… and you know it’s almost time for the New Braj festival when you exchange winter mittens… for garden gloves, and Nityananda gets […]

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Above the Clouds

Monday, April 14, 2014 Meditations and back to my “post”! Dandavat pranams!  I’m taking a hike through Bhagavatam – thought maybe you’d like to join me…we’re in 4th Canto and Dhruva Maharaja is going to fight with Yaksas (Srimad Bhagavatam 4:10).  The chapter’s called “Dhruva Maharaja’s Fight With the Yaksas”. Okay – first let’s look […]

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Meditations on Srimad Bhagavatam Ch. 12 – In which Dhruva Maharaja attains the Pole Star

There are some amazing places in Bhagavatam that overlap with material knowledge…not too many places as Krsna keeps himself hidden to  the unbelievers…but one of those places is in this last chapter of the Dhruva story where he attains the pole star. The pole star is also called Polaris or the North Star.  You can […]

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Rathayatra and 12 Hour Kirtan 2013

Haribol, We would like to invite everyone to our reestablished New Braj Rathayatra! Last year, after 17 years of separation Lord Jaganntha, Lord Baladeva, and Lady Subhadra came back to give their divine darshan to all the people, animals, trees, plants, and jivas present in Badger. The devotees here rebuilt a beautiful cart and so […]

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New Braj Goes Solar

Solar Power for New Braj   By the mercy of Srila Gurudeva, New Braj has achieved an important milestone in self-sufficiency. After over one year of research and meetings with several solar companies, we were able to choose what we felt was the best system to meet the needs of New Braj’s current power requirements. […]

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Above The Clouds Blog, May 5th 2011

THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011   AKSAYA TRITIYA AT NEW BRAJ SO HERE IN NEW BRAJ WE ARE CELEBRATING AKSAYA TRITIYA. THIS IS THE DAY THAT ALL PROJECTS BEGUN BECOME,  IMPERISHIBLE UNENDING AND EVERGROWING SO HERE IN THE DHAMA WE HAVE BEEN VERY BUSY TODAY: EXTRACTING TEETH, SHOVELING HORSE- POOP! …FOR THE GARDEN, MAJOR PAINTING! SEE THE […]

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Above the Clouds Blog, Friday April 15th, 2011

FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011   Paths, Trails, Walks of New Braj He showed us the path…. made it easy to follow… …keeps us close, and holds our hand tightly. Jaya Srila Gurudeva!  

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Above the Clouds Blog, Friday April 8th 2011

FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011   SPRINTER! haribol! here we are at Govardhana, New Braj. and you can tell we’ve had some snow. spring+winter=SPRINTER!  it’s a painful birthing. mother nature labors to bring forth SPRING. you know SPRING is very close when a certain gardener returns from his island paradise: that’s right! Kamala’s back! and Nityananda […]

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