A Day in Vrindavan
Thanks to the rhythms of ashram life, our daily schedule has emerged.
7:15 a.m. – Arati at the temple (worship).
8:00 a.m. – Breakfast at MVT restaurant (safe for Western stomachs!). We eat parathas, fresh yogurt, porridge, juice, and ginger tea.
9:00 a.m. – Return to our room and prepare for the day (plan any site-seeing/shopping), a bit of writing.
9:30 a.m. – Adventures!
12:00 p.m. – Back to MVT for lunch (unless we save some of our breakfast and have a picnic)
1:00 p.m. – More adventures and/or walks in the MVT garden for prayer, writing.
4:00 p.m. – Back to MVT to pick up laundry (a must in dusty Vrindavan), exchange towels, and clean our feet!
4:30 p.m. – Internet cafe.
6:30 p.m. – Dinner is served at MVT. Sometimes we skip this meal, depending up how we feel and how early we want to go to bed.
8:00 p.m. – Bedtime! Earlier, if possible.