I’ve spent the last two and a half months volunteering at Govardhan Eco-Village in Maharashtra, India. The Eco-Village – ‘GEV,’ as we call it – was established 12 years ago by His Holiness Radhanath Swami as a Krishna Conscious rural farm community offering spiritual education, rural development, Ayurvedic healing, environmental-sustainability R&D, and a sattvik (peaceful and spiritual) guest experience for weekend visitors, yoga courses, and devotees. Aside from a short trip to visit other ecological ashrams and take a Permaculture Design Course, I’ve been happily settled here at GEV developing my spiritual practice, deepening relationships with other devotees (of various species of life), and working on my volunteer project of developing an Eco-Village Design & Spiritual Sustainability Course.
The following posts will be a string of ‘snapshots,’ sharing aspects of life here at Govardhan Eco-Village. I hope you enjoy them and do consider a visit!