“One day on my way there, I saw an old lady eating out of a garbage can,” Jagai says. “That really disturbed me, and I could not stop thinking about her. The next weekend on Harinama, a devotee family showed up with leftover sack lunches they had been distributing to homeless people in their neighborhood.
What is the role of the ox in cow protection? Attendees of the Ox Training Seminar in New Vraja Dhama Hungary learned about training oxen and their valuable role in sustainable agriculture. ISCOWP traveled to New Vraja Dhama farm in Hungary to help present the week-long Ox Training Seminar held April 17-24. Attendees came from Croatia, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, USA, Greece, England, and Hungary. A video by ISCOWP.
Around 60% of the Mayapur Gurukula's food needs are taken care of by their own farm, where students participate in managing 20 acres of fields to produce vegetables, rice, fruits, spices, and more. All of the agriculture at our Gurukula is completely organic. Participating in the farm activities helps students to learn a more natural way of life, to understand where food really comes from, and why traditional methods of agriculture are important.