MVT Bhaktivedanta AshramThere are tons of beautiful historic places in India that people from all over the world wish to come for, visit and take pride in that fact; sometimes the tourist places or religious stands like the ones in India are so beautiful that one can’t help but keep coming back to them. A few of such places are being taken under the care of trusts so as to make sure that the historic and authentic monuments that showcase India’s history and religion can prevail for longer than even now and one such trust is the MVT.
If you wish to experience the religious angle of India and are looking forward for a few peaceful encounters with priest and harmony within yourself then there are a few places you can always bank on; India is rich with this culture and heritage itself!
The MVT in brief
The Mayapura Vrindavan Trust (MVT) or Bhaktivedanta Ashram that was established by Srila Prabhupada in 1972 is essentially a fund to safeguard the properties and temple heist of Lord Krishna’s religious destinations in India and especially in the cities of Mumbai, Mayapura and Vrindavan. By maintaining investments and properties for the future emergency funds this trust has been depositing all its dakshina (donations) into the MVT account. One of its very early investments is an apartment building in Los Angeles near the ISKCON temple.
You can visit MVT’s personal Bhaktivedanta ashram to enjoy the spiritual atmosphere there and relish the gated property for its brilliant architecture, exquisite lush gardens with well trimmed and decorated lawns; if you are lucky and manage to stay in the lawns for a while then you can easily spot peacocks, parrots and many other such species around. The guesthouse of MVT is situated behind the Iskcon’s Krishna-Balarama mandir; one of Vrindavan’s most popular temples.
One of the best places to eat in Vrindavan, which opened in 1999 is the MVT’s Prasadam hall; with a facility to seat 80 people and with an AC hall, this vegetarian food place has featured multiple different types of International prasadams too. It is open from the mid of September to the middle of April, tourists are more than welcome to come and rest there.
Reservation to MVT
- Meeting facilities are available to groups and at the time of inquiry for reservation details.
- Large rooms with a separate bathroom and kitchenette built-in and two-beds are available for reservation in the MVT ashram.
- Rooms are all air-conditioned for comfort stay.
- In case of cancellation of reservations or postponing dates, a week’s prior notice is required.
- Credit cards will be temporarily accepted, to hold onto the reservations.
With a 24-hour gated security, help desk and electricity, MVT ashram is more than prepared to host its tourists in the best ant the most comfortable way possible; it helps you have a convenient sightseeing tour from the ashram to different religious spots too.
Address: Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Raman-Reti, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121
Phone no.: 0565 653 3592
Vrindavan and Mathura sightseeing
Both these places are well known as habitat of the olden times of none other than the Hindu religions god, Lord Krishna and his relatives.
You can visit Mathura, Gokul, Nand Gaon and other such religious stops in and around Vrindavan for their specialty architectural structures and the beautiful landscapes out there. Nand Gaon happens to be known very well as Lord Krishna’s relatives stay while Gokul is the childhood living place of the Lord himself and both are very well known tourist spots now.
Bhaktivedanta Ashram or MVT is ideally located. A visit to the nearby destinations and temples in Vrindavan can easily be arranged by contacting the reception.
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