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  • Krishna Fest Offers Immersive Janmastami Experience Online

    “This year, Janmastami Goes Digital,” reads the massive billboard that can now be seen all over Mumbai. The billboards are advertising “Krishna Fest,” presented by ISKCON Chowpatty and Govardhan Eco-Village from August 22nd to 31st.

  • ISKCON Receives Prestigious ‘Green’ Award in India

    ISKCON’s two projects, the Govardhan Eco-village and the Chowpatty Mandir in Mumbai have achieved the Platinum level IGBC green certification.

  • Govardhan Eco Village Creates Vrindavan Biodiversity Park

    Visitors can book a full experience, walking through the elaborate recreation of Vrindavan, as devotee guides take them back 5,000 years ago to the pastimes of Lord Krishna described in the Vedic scriptures.

  • Govardhan Ecovillage Wins National Energy Globe Award

    Every year, some 800 projects from all over the world that conserve and protect our resources, or employ renewable energy, participate. One award winner is chosen from each country.

  • Govardhan Eco-Village’s Ayurveda Center Transforms Lives

    Hidden away in the verdant Sahyadri mountain range in Maharashtra, some ninety kilometers from Mumbai, is Govardhan Ayurveda, a healing center that could change your life. 

  • Govardhan Eco Village Receives the Indian Circular Economy Award 2019

    During the 3rd Edition of the Circular Economy Symposium this year, ISKCON Govardhan Ecovillage (GEV) receivedthe Indian Circular Economy Award in the NGO category. 

  • Sacred Ecology Forum Hosts Conference on Sustainability in New York

    “Sustainability from the Inside Out”, as the conference was named, was hosted conjointly by Govardhan Eco Village (GEV), Mumbai and the Sacred Ecology Forum at the Bhakti Center on June 10th, to explore the profound connection between the practice of yoga and the sustainability of the Earth and its resources ahead of the International Yoga Day.

  • Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha Research Center Holds International Conference on Vaishnavism at Mumbai University

    The conference registered new ideas and inspiration on how the knowledge and art rich tradition of Vaishnavism could help contribute to the social, cultural, scientific, economic and ecological wealth of humanity.

  • Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha Research Center, Releases First Issue of Its Monthly E-Zine

    Bhagavata Pradipika, a free monthly e-magazine on the Srimad Bhagavatamis an initiative of the Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha, Govardhan Eco-village, to share the unparalleled wisdom of the Bhagavatam with the whole world. Each issue of the Bhagavata Pradipika contains illuminating perspectives and principles of practical application on a pertinent theme of Srimad-Bhagavatam.

  • Vandana Shiva on Govardhan Ecovillage

    This is a video message from Vandana Shiva aired during the Nexus Conference 2015( held in Govardhan Ecovillage on OCT 31 and NOV 1 2015.

  • ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village Wins Prestigious UN WTO Award in Tourism

    ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) won a prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Award for India on 18th January in Madrid, leading over 55 countries in the category of ‘Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations’. The UNWTO awards are recognized as one of the world’s most coveted awards in the global tourism sector. The 13th edition of this award saw 139 applications from 55 countries.

  • Govardhan Ecovillage's Vrindavan Forest

  • First 2016 GBC College Residential Session Completed

    From Beijing to Belgium, from Bulgaria to Buenos Aires, from Canada to Karnataka, from Nairobi to Naperville, from Istanbul to England, From Delhi to Gaborone, to Slovenia, to Switzerland, to Ecuador, to Romania, Poland, etc., four dozen leaders assembled in the Govardhan Ecovillage outside of Mumbai, learning for thirteen days at the GBC College for Leadership Development how to serve as Zonal Supervisors.

  • Bhagavata Subodhini: A New Study Book on the Bhagavatam

    It is believed that a classic is a book that doesn't need to be written again yet it inspires numerous other books to be composed. Srimad Bhagavatam is such a timeless classic that it has inspired numerous intellectuals to write commentaries since ages; commentary of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami being the most well known in late century.

  • ISKCON Extends Its Support to Ban on Slaughter of Cows

    ISKCON's Govardhan Ecovillage is saying that rearing these animals would add much more to the economy rather than killing them.

  • GBC College - First Residential Session Completed

    The first ISKCON GBC college for leadesrsip and management held at Govardhan Ecovillage, Maharastra, India was a great success. “It’s been a life-changing experience to attend these GBC College sessions,” said Gauranga Simha Das, Co-director for ISKCON Mayapur. “This training has motivated me in such a way that I want to rededicate myself to serving the movement of Srila Prabhupada with more seriousness and vigor. 

  • GBC College, Day Two: Up Close and Personal with Giriraj Swami and Bhakti Charu Swami

    The GBC College for Leadership Development isn't specifically or exclusively designed to groom future GBCs (ISKCON Governing Body Commissioners). The intention of the GBC is to assist in creating better leaders; devotees who can deeply imbibe Srila Prabhupada's mood and instructions and who can give shelter to devotees and help them feel happy in Krishna-consciousness.

  • GBC College for Leadership Development, Day One

    The GBC College for Leadership Development started its first day of its first year of operations today, 8 March 2015, at the Govardhana Ecovillag on the outskirts of Mumbai. The College’s primary focus shall be on contributing to prepare devotees to serve in crucial leadership roles within ISKCON. The hand-picked selection of about 25 devotees traveled from different parts of the world to attend the course.