Entries by ananda

HG Adi-Purusha Prabhu

Adi Purusha das, disciple of HH Gopal Krsna Goswami, joined in 1990 in West Ukraine. After distributing books for some time he joined the Ukrainian BBT and for 10 years served there as a translator, translating Caitanya-caritamrita, parts of SB, other books. He studied Bhakti-sastri with Purnacandra Prabhu in 1993 and with Bhanu Swami in […]

Go On Retreat

by Sacinandana Swami As parts and parcels of Krishna, we are all entitled to a life of complete bliss. We experience this bliss by having loving exchanges with Him. This is our spiritual birthright. But in the material world that relationship gets covered over – our minds and lives tend to become cluttered with millions […]


“My japa habits have changed so drastically that I cannot wait to put what I have learned into practice in my everyday life.” Krishna das, Belgium “What a revelation!” Jay Krishna das, America “I am a fan of humor – even from this perspective, the Retreat was simply great.” Bhakta Ben, Germany “It is difficult […]


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Spread the Word

Kindly spread the word about the Govardhan Retreats and the Govardhan Retreat Center. Everything is made twice, the first time in people’s minds and the second in physical space. By talking about the Govardhan Retreat Center, some people will be inclined to avail themselves of our services, go on retreat, or help build it … […]

Offering service

Vrindavan is the land of service. It’s said that in Vrindavan even Krishna picks up a broom and sweeps the walkways for His beloved Radharani and Her eight companions. If one wants to enter the mood of Vrindavan, take up the mood of a servant. Offering service in the holy dhama means offering service to […]