About Saranagati Village


Saranagati Village is 1600 acres, located about 4 hours from Vancouver in Venables Valley.   Today we have about 25 families who make Saranagati their home.  We have a small simple Temple "Sri Sri Gaura Nitai Mandir" where we have regular programs including Sunday Feast and Major Vaisnava Festivals.  We also have Govardhana Goshala for our cows.  Govardhana Academy, our local school for Vaisnava students is a K-12 Distance Learning School.  As well as the students regular academics, they also have a regular spiritual morning program as well as Vedic Dramas, Music, and other Vedic Arts.

Spiritual Practices

PrabhupadaWe partake of the perennial spiritual process of bhakti, the yoga of selfless and loving service for the pleasure of the Creator, His creation and His created beings. Our spiritual guide is His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder and mentor of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, more commonly known as the Hare Krishna movement.

Who is Srila Prabhupada?

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977) is widely regarded as the foremost Vedic scholar, translator, and teacher of the modern era. He is especially respected as the world’s most prominent contemporary authority on bhakti-yoga, devotional service to the Supreme Person, Krishna, as taught by the ancient Vedic writings of India.