Govardhan Ecovillage Galtare, Hamrapur (P.O), Wada (Taluka), Thane (District) – 421303, Maharashtra, IndiaGovardhan Ecovillage is a model farm community and retreat center
highlighting the importance of spiritual ecology: the need for us
to live in harmony with ourselves, nature and the sacred. Inspired by H.H Radhanath Swami, a teacher of bhakti-yoga for over 40 years, and student of His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Govardhan Ecovillage is located 108km north of Mumbai at the foothills of the Sahyadri mountains. See more events in this venue
Descriptionwith Hari-kirtana das featuring darshans and tours with Radhanath Swami and Dhanurdhara Swami
Our retreat will include daily yoga and meditation practices, evening satsangs, fabulous festivals, trips to ancient temples, and visits with extraordinary sadhus. We’ll also have the opportunity to experience a yogic lifestyle as active participants in a rural spiritual community at the Govardhan Eco-Village and engage with girls at the Sandipani Muni School in the village of Vrindavan, one the most sacred places of pilgimage in India. Please join us for an amazing journey.The Retreat at a Glance
- Arrive in Mumbai (Bombay)
- 4 Days @ the Govardhan Eco-Village
- 2 Days @ Mumbai / Sri Sri Radha-Gopinath Mandir
- 2 Days @ Jaipur
- 4 Days @ Vrindavan
- Depart from New Delhi
- $2,750 if paid in full by October 31, 2014
- $2,900 if paid in full after November 1, 2014
- Reservation Deposit: $500
- Deposits are refundable thru September 15, 2014, transferable after September 15, 2014
- Personalized payment plans are available: details via e-mail
- Complete Balance Due by December 15, 2014
The retreat price includes all yoga, meditation, and yoga philosophy classes, lodging at all locations, 3 meals per day, and all travel within India. Airport pick-ups and drop-offs are also included.
The retreat price does not include international airfare to and from India or domestic travel within India prior to or after the conclusion of the retreat. If you want to arrive early or extend your stay, we will be happy to help you make arrangements – some additional charges may apply. The Govardhan Eco-Village also has a wonderful Ayurvedic Spa: appointments can be made for an additional charge.If the retreat is cancelled for any reason then you will receive a full and complete refund, including your reservation deposit.
Asana — Meditation — Satsang — Kirtan
An amazing trip to the heart of spiritual India
We hope you’ll join us – Reserve your space now!
Incredible opportunity for a life-changing experience - from daily yoga and meditation, sunset satsangs, excursions to sacred sites and participation in activities of a rural spiritual community. Price includes all yoga, meditation, and yoga philosophy classes, lodging, meals, and travel within India including airport pick-ups and drop-offs.
Dhanurdhara Swami is the author of three books — Waves of Devotion: A Comprehensive Study of The Nectar of Devotion,Greetings from Vrindavana, a selected collection of his thoughts and realizations from 2000–2004, and Japa Meditations: Contemplations on Entering the Holy Name, a collection of selected personal realizations on japa meditation by Maharaja and others. He is currently working on several writing projects including a contemporary book on bhakti and a book on kirtana.
Dhanurdhara Swami spends half of the year in India where he focuses on bhajana, studying, writing and taking people on pilgrimage of holy places. The other half of the year Maharaja is in the west where he spends his time traveling and speaking about bhakti-yoga. See more photos and other events by this presenter