Being seriously ill or hospitalised for a major surgery can be distressing for both the patients and their loved ones. Finding time for nourishing the body, mind and soul amidst nature and tranquility is true healing. The retreat at Govardhan Ecovillage is specially organised bi-monthly on a Sunday for the patients and their family members to empower them to manage their health better, living a stress free life, leveraging the power of yoga, and adapting the eco-friendly way of life. The retreat covers a range of activities to help participants relax, rejuvenate and rejoice.

  • Interactive Health Talk by the treating doctor

  • Session on Stress Management

  • Demo and supervised practice session on Yoga for better health

  • Being with the Cows to learn the importance of toxin free life

  • Nature Walk

  • Maha-dipa Arati, musical meditation at the Keshi ghat of river Yamuna

  • Van-bhoja, sumptuous and satvik meals for all



The Annual Spiritual Retreat organised by the Department of Spiritual Care is a perfect opportunity for the patients, doctors, staff as well as their family members to experience a higher taste of spirituality and connect with the Absolute. Each year the retreat is held at an important holy place(s) in India over a period of 5 to 7 days. During the retreat, participants relish the glories and stories of the holy place(s) narrated in detail by Dr. V. G. Shanbhag – Deputy Director, Department of Spiritual Care Training and Education. They also learn the art of praying and meditating for spiritual enrichment. Provision of pure holy food and a peaceful staying environment uplift the spirits of one and all.


For further details, please call the Department of Spiritual Care at 08879990766 from Monday to Saturday between 10:00 am to 06:00 pm.