Govardhan 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.

We're located 108km north of Mumbai at the foothills of the Sahyadri mountains.

Activities

Explore our blend of traditional wisdom and modern practicality, from innovative award-winning
eco-solutions to education in spiritual living, we call this Symbiotic Development.

Social Responsibility

Eco & Community initiatives with a human touch!
We welcome you to explore a whole new world of hope and opportunity!

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Latest news

Asian sustainability leadership trophy
GEV wins Asian Sustainability Leadership Award

Govardhan Eco Village(GEV) has bagged the Asian Leadership Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) award for “Best Overall Sustainable Performance”. The award was presented by Dr R.L. Bhatia, Founder of World CSR Day and by Mr Rahul Kanodia, CEO of Datamatics Global Services and was received by Mr. Rasamrita Das on behalf of Govardhan Eco Village.Read More

GEV GRIHA award
House of the Century! GEV scores a 100 at the 5th GRIHA Summit

GEV (Govardhan Eco Village) received a 5 star ratings along with three other projects at the 5th GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) summit, a three-day flagship event of ADaRSH conducted in association with TERI and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The event was attended by over 400 professionals from building

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Green-miracle
The Green Miracle

In the last article Benefits of Cow dung we saw the utility of cow dung in various fields like farming, energy generation, construction etc. If you are still not impressed with this green miracle, how about knowing that cow dung can be used to make medicines? The anti-bacterial properties of cow dung have been highlighted last time, where its use as a disinfectant has been mentioned. And the us

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Cow-dung
Benefits of Cow dung

Continuing with our series on the advantages offered by a Land & Cow based developmental model, this time we focus on one often neglected cow produce – manure! Manure or cow dung as called in India, finds its use in various places in traditional Indian culture. Manure is known in many Indian languages as go-var; go meaning cow and var meaning boon. It indicates how much the traditional Indians

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Radhanath Swami

Radhanath-swamiIn this community we are trying in our own small way to give an example to humanity, of how the most fulfilling and productive life is a life based on compassion and respect to all living beings and to mother earth. According to the Bhagavad-gita, we are not proprietors but we are trustees of the gifts of God and nature. When we use these wonderful gifts in a sustainable way in a spirit of compassion, in a spirit of love, with respect to others, not only do we find the deepest fulfillment within, but we can actually be instruments of real positive change in the world.

Srila Prabhupada

Srila-prabhupadaWe can know from this fact that there is a sweet transcendental interrelation between all living entities, irrespective of not only caste, creed, and colour between man and man, but between man and beast, man and birds, man and reptiles, man and plants, etc., and so also between man and God, and between God and others, and so on....as such the [farm] shall be the centre for such supreme culture of knowledge. [It] shall set the example that neither God nor the living being nor Nature is in any way antagonistic toward one another, but that all of them exist in harmony as a complete whole unit.