Volunteer in Vrindavan, India



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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    We are here in Vrindavan (Mathura), India, called the 5 thousand temples city, working hard in a spiritual community. There is a lot to learn and to do, helping us to improve our service to this special land and to the local people.

    Our ashram (temple) was started by Swami Paramadvaiti, who has founded a Network of 67 Eco-Community Ashrams, especially in South America.

    We are located at 150 km from Delhi city and 10 Km from Mathura city (state of Uttar pradesh), into a unique mystic environment that allows you to be connected with nature and your inner self. Vrindavan is where the most traditional HOLI Festival of India is celebrated in the month of February.

    Our Volunteer Program includes free accommodation at our Guest House and free access to our facilities and daily activities ( Yoga Inbound classes, kirtan and bhajan experience, spiritual cerimonies, philosophy classes, conscious movie screening, special festivals, temples visits, Oida Therapy sessions, all according to availability at the time of volunteer's arrival)

    Contribution: We charge $ 10 USD/day as the minimum cost to cover 3 full delicious vegetarian meals per day. Our spiritual refuges in India are maintained by donations and everybody living in the Ashram are working as volunteers as well. We have different projects we work on besides the daily maintenance of the Ashram, like our Hanuman School, Our food distribution program, the gardens we have built on Holi temples, Yamuna River cleaning and other environmental initiatives.

    Thank you so much for your interest in our place, hope to see you soon!

    Volunteer Program Team

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Help


    We are working intensively to improve our local community; by helping in the recovery of green areas of some antiques temples, gardening, cleaning the sacred Yamuna river , teaching in local schools, Goshala helping (washing sacred cows), help with web pages, artistic presentations, activism and also learn about meditation, chanting mantras, and vedic philosophy. It is important to say that we are not a Hatha or Astanga yoga ashram, despite we offer yoga classes most of the time.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We provide very comfortable shared rooms in our guesthouse (hot water, unlimited drinkable water, blancket, fan,nice view, etc).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Enthusiastic people who want to experience one of the most mystic place in the world.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    3 to 4 hour per day

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    This host charges a fee

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    10 us per day

Host ref number: 21319363234b