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Jahnavi Kunja

Dear volunteer

We are in an Eco Yoga Ashram in Mayapur, a beatifull island located over the sacred Ganges river. This is one of nine islands, considered one of the sacrest place in the world.

Mayapur enviroment has an unique tropical beauty, sourrounded by the rivers Ganges and Saraswati. Is a quiet place with an small, friendly and colourfull population.

We are a group of persons from different countries who live in this beatifull asram in accordance to the antiques yoga teachings. We use to wake up early in the morning to meditate chanting mystics mantras, working in harmony with nature and sharing with people, who visit us, this intesting way of life.

Volunteers are helping us to improve our community and the enviroment. They work for 4 to 5 hours a day in the morning in gardening, old temple restauration, helping cooking vegetarian food, teaching english to local students, caring for the cows at the goshalas, cleanen of sacred places, etc.

 

Educative activities:
During the afternoon volunteer take hatha yoga class, meditation (concentration, chanting mantras), swiming with dolphins in river Ganges or Saraswati, visiting old temples, oriental philosophy seminaries, bathing in sacred lakes, etc

Actually we ask you to pay a minimum cost of $10 USD per day to bear the cost of the expenses of the volunteer and keeps the ashram functioning. One works around 4 hours. To this minimum donation you will receive 3 meals at day and one wonderful bamboo room near to the Ganges.

 

By Air:
1) Kolkata (Calcuta) International Airport.

2) Taxi to Holoor Gath, Mayapur, Dist Nadia. (Apx. 3 Hours and 1300 Rupies Rate [$27 USD] )

Note: if you are in Calcuta and you want one alternative way, you can take train from Sealdah or Howrah Railway Station.

 

By Train:
-Bardhaman Railway Station
1) Just in front of Bardhaman Railway station is the Bus station, bus to Navadwip. (Apx. 3 Hours and 60 Rupies Rate [$1.50 USD] )

2) Navadwip bus station to Mayapur Gath by ciclo riksha (Apx 20 Mins and 45 Rupies Rate [$1 USD]).

3) Mayapur Gath cross the Ganges river to Holoor gath (Apx 5 Mins and 1.5 Rupies Rate)

4) Holoor Gath Just Behind “Paramahansa Goudiya Math” is our JANHAVI KUNJA.

Sealdah Railway Station (Calcuta)
1) Buy one Tiket to Krishna Nagar City in the local plataform. (Apx. 3 Hours and 19 Rupies Rate [$0.50USD] )

2) Just next winged the Krishna Nagar Railway station is the motoriksha station take one total motoriksha reserve to Mayapur Gath for 100 Rupies ($2USD) or one shared motoriksha for 15 rupies to Mayapur Gath. (Apx. 20 Mins).

3) Mayapur Gath cross the Jalangi river to Holoor gath (Apx 2 Mins and 0.5 Rupies Rate)

4) Holoor Gath Just Behind “Paramahansa Goudiya Math” is our JANHAVI KUNJA.

- Howrah Railway Station (Calcuta)
1) Buy one Tiket to Navadwip Station in the local plataform. (Apx. 4 Hours and 25 Rupies Rate [$0.60USD] )

2) Navadwip Railway station to Mayapur Gath by ciclo riksha (Apx 20 Mins and 45 Rupies Rate [$1 USD]).

3) Mayapur Gath cross the Ganges river to Holoor gath (Apx 5 Mins and 1.5 Rupies Rate)

4) Holoor Gath Just Behind “Paramahansa Goudiya Math” is our Jahnavi Kunja

 

Janhavi Kunja

Holoor gath, Sridham Mayapur, W. B. ,India Pin-741313

Telf: +91 7407542015