Serve Vrindavan


1. Your Day In Vrindavan

This is a simple and wonderful way to participate in the on-going seva at the Krishna Balaram Mandir. You can pick a day of your choice and by offering a donation of Rs. 11,000 sponsor a good portion of the overall activities in the project for that day.

That is YOUR day in Vrindavan. You can then continue to sponsor that particular day every year by offering this amount. Your contributions will be acknowledged gratefully in front of the Deities and you will receive some nice transcendental gifts from the Dhama.

2. Deity Seva

List of the daily services that you could offer to Their Lordships

Service Offered Donation Rs.
Mangal Aratik (4:30am Aratik) Rs. 1,001
Naivedya (bhoga offering after the morning puja) Rs. 1,001
Daily flower garlands for all Deities Rs. 2,001
Diety altar flower decoration Rs. 5,001
Pratah Bhoga (Breakfast bhoga offering) Rs. 1,001
Puspa Aratik (8:30am Aratik) Rs. 501
Raj Bhoga ( Lunch bhoga offering) Rs. 3,333
Raj Bhoga Aratik (12:00pm Aratik) Rs. 1,111
Utthapana Bhoga ( Afternoon bhoga offering) Rs. 1,001
Utthapana Aratik (4:30pm Aratik) Rs. 501
Sandhya Bhoga (Evening bhoga offering) Rs. 1,501
Sandhya Aratik ( 7:00pm Aratik) Rs. 1,001
Shayan Aratik (8:30pm Aratik) Rs. 501

 

Special services that you could offer during festivals:

Service Offered Donation Rs.
Purna Abhishek (Abhishek for a festival) Rs. 3,001
Purna Bhoga (Minimum of 108 Special bhoga offerings made for a festival) Rs. 10,001
Flower Garlands & decorations for all altars Rs. 1,00,001
Divya Shringar (Day Dresses for all Deities) Rs. 1,25,001
Shayan Shringar (Night Dresses for all Deities) Rs. 51,001

 

3. Sponsor Prasadam for all the Vaishnavas

On an average we feed 400 devotees (resident/visiting) per meal:

Sponsor Donation Rs.
Breakfast Rs. 15,000
Lunch Rs. 25,000
Sweet (added to the regular Breakfast or Lunch) Rs. 5,000
Festival Prasadam (average 1,200 persons) Rs. 100,000

 

4. Go-Seva

The Bhaktivedanta Swami Goshala (goshala.com) maintains more than 300 cows, bulls and calves. Sponsor Krishnas cows in Sri Vrindavan Dhama and obtain boundless mercy! The Goshala spends Rs. 39.6 Lakhs per year for maintaining the Cows. It takes up to Rs. 1,500/- per month, per Cow.

Expenses Donation Rs.
Adopt a cow/bull for one year Rs. 18,000
Adopt a cow/bull for life Rs. 1,80,000
Adopt a calf for life Rs. 2,70,000
Feed full herd for a month Rs. 4,54,000
Feed a cow/bull for one year Rs. 14,600
Maintain Goshala for one day Rs. 15,500
Total medical expenses for one month Rs. 15,000

 

For purchase of additional land for the cows and construction for sheds, interested donors may contact the Bhaktivedanta Swami Goshala (goshala.com)

5. Maintenance, Beautification and Development Fund

The structures and systems within the Temple complex are more than 30 years old. There is a great need to completely overhaul the entire sewage and water supply systems, and the electrical supply and distribution systems. Much work needs to be done on the exteriors and interiors of all structures, including where necessary, structural reinforcements. To beautify the entire campus and to keep it in a good state of repair and cleanliness is another major concern.

The funds required are substantial. You can contribute as per your desire to this Development Fund and please Srila Prabhupada by helping to nicely preserve his dear Krishna Balarama Mandir Project.

Below are the areas which need your help:

1. Cleanliness and hygiene of the grounds and all structures.

2. Repair and upkeep of all facilities.

3. Modifications of srtuctures and environment in accordance with genuine needs.

4. Development of a Master Plan under professional architectural guidance for present and future growth.

5. Implementation of the Master Plan under professional architectural guidance for present and future growth.

Monthly maintenance and renovation expenses Rs. 2,00,000/-

6. Srila Prabhupadas Samadhi

Help maintain and preserve Srila Prabhupadas Samadhi and Museum in Sri Vrindavan Dhama!

All participation is welcome . No donation is too large or too small. Please choose a convenient method for your personal service to Srila Prabhupadas Samadhi Mandir.

What you can do:

1. Annual commitments to the Fixed Deposit presently vary from Rs. 5001, Rs. 22,001 to Rs. 44,001.

2. One-time donations are really needed for the Fixed Deposit to reach the goal:

(a) Rs. 44,001 (50 donors are needed in this category)
(b) Rs. 2,20,001 (20 donors are needed in this category)
(c) Rs. 4,40,001 (7 donors are needed in this category)

3. Substantial donations to any of the above on-going projects are for the working account.