Ramana’s Garden 2019-2020 Newsletter

Beloved friends around the world, It has been wonderful to have the whole family home for an extended period of time. Thankfully, we are all in good health. I am happy to share positive news in these difficult times. It’s true that COVID-19 poses several challenges to Ramana’s Garden, including the cancellation of all visas into […]

Ramana’s Garden Newsletter 2018

This year started with a great gift for Ramana’s Garden and the local village, clean drinking water! We struggled and strove for five long years to replace old sewage and water pipes that endangered the village and Ramana’s kids. We overcame corruption, dirty politics, and even the theft of the new stainless steel replacement pipes. […]

Ramana’s Garden Appreciates Your Support

Prabhavati Dwabha

We are very pleased to announce that the founder and director of Ramana’s Garden, Prabhavati Dwabha, was recently awarded the 2017 Bhakti Fest Spiritual Humanitarian Award “for the creation and sustaining of Ramana’s Garden” and to “honor your tireless service to the children of Rishikesh, India.” Bhakti Fest presents its spiritual humanitarian award to one […]

‘We love bunnies’ Womens Handloom

The “We Love Bunnies” Womens Handloom project was created as a result of a failed government scheme involving the raising of Himalayan Angora rabbits for their wool, which left 1000’s of these wonderful animals at risk of starvation or becoming dinner for the military. “We Love Bunnies” rescued 100’s of angora rabbits and gave them […]

Ramana’s Organic Café

Ramana's organic cafe

The very popular organic café at Ramana’s Garden Children’s Home is reopening on Sunday 25 October, and will operate until late March 2016. Ramana’s Garden Children’s Home manager, Pamela, is excited about another successful year in the café. “We’re excited to be reopening having refurbished the café with new cushions, paintings, furniture and kitchen appliances.” […]

Ramana’s Garden Newsletter 2014

A manmade disaster: “It was a temple. Now it is not even a home.” Standing at a height of 11,760 feet and surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks, the holy town of Badri Kedarnath was a picture of devastation after torrential rains in the eastern Himalayas breached a glacier, flooded mountain rivers and triggered scores of […]

Ramana’s Garden Newsletter 2011

Today is the final result day for our Ramana’s Garden’s school year. Parents who are veggie cart pullers, sweepers, and beggars stash their meager belongings under trees or behind broken walls and rush toward the school, adjusting their tattered saris and patched trousers to look their very best for this important day. As each student […]