The new Devi Mandir Ashram in Ghoti Nashik, is about 40 minutes outside of town in the Sahyadri Mountain Range of the Western Ghats in the State of Maharashtra, a few hour’s drive from Mumbai near Igatpuri.
It is an area filled with stories of the Ramayan, and in every direction, we can find Temples and religious centers for Tryambakeshwar Mahadeva, SaptaShrungi Devi, Kapil Muni, Lord Buddha, and Mahavir.
The property is situated at the base of a forested mountain where Ram performed tapasya, covered with waterfalls and caves, and overlooks a lake, which provides water for cities and towns up to Mumbai, so it is completely silent for communion with Nature.
So far we have constructed a Vedi for Lord Shiva Napeshwar Mahadeva, a howan kunda to perform his yajna, and a Goshala for our four cows, who are all pregnant. There are also seven acres of land upon which we will construct the new Devi Temple, guest houses for devotees, and other amenities that will make everyone comfortable.