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.


Explore a blend of traditional wisdom & modern practicality, from innovative award-winning eco-solutions to enlightened education, we call this Symbiotic Development.

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Eco & Community initiatives with a human touch!
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Oriental White-eye amidst the Palash Flowers
Oriental White Eye

Continuing with our series of articles on the Biodiversity at GEV, this time we see a very unique bird the Oriental white eye. The Oriental White-Eye is a widespread resident of the Indian Sub-continent. The white eye-ring is the most prominent and distinguishing feature of this little bird. It has

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Earth Day 2015
EARTH DAY 2015 celebrations

It was a grand Earth Day celebrations here at GEV. With over 150 students visiting GEV there were varieties of activities carried out like Tree Plantations, Tree tagging, Environmental Movie shows, Warli Painting workshop, Pottery workshop, eco-tours and many more. Leading the events were the villag

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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 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.