July 24, 2019
25 Best Mindfulness Retreats in the World
We are very honoroured to be chosen as number 4 mindfulness retreat in the world by prestigious Vacation Idea Magazine.
Read more here: https://vacationidea.com/vacation-ideas/best-mindfulness-retreat-worldwide.html
June 24, 2017
I started gardening when I was 10, so it feels entirely natural to me. We believe in reincarnation here at the Krishna Eco Farm, and I feel that I was a gardener in a previous life.
I have been on the farm since 1989, having first been to a...
December 19, 2016
“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus.
For me, the invincible summer can be found in Lesmahagow, some 25 minutes south-east of Glasgow, just off the M74, writes ERICA CROMPTON
Here I discovered a spiri...
August 15, 2016
You don’t have to travel to India if you want a spiritual epiphany anymore.
There are mindfulness retreats all around the UK (as well as the more typical far flung destinations), so whether you’re looking for a day of mindfulness or a whole holiday of it, there’s someth...
July 20, 2016
There are two Hare Krishna festivals set to take place in Edinburgh this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the spiritual movement’s arrival in the West from India.
The movement, characterised by the bright and colourful dress, shaven heads and Hare Krishna chanting w...
June 15, 2012
Erica Crompton visits a unique organic farm and retreat in Scotland to discover how young volunteers are finding their way into employment
A place of calm in the modern world can be a magical find. I found mine through WWOOF, World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms...
May 30, 2012
THEY are best known for their brightly-coloured robes and shaved heads, but now a group of Hare Krishna monks in Scotland are pioneering a new sustainable eco farm.
The project, called the Krishna Eco Farm, is based at an eight-acre farm in Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshir...
March 7, 2011
Approaching 30 and feeling empty, Erica Crompton heads to a Krishna Eco-farm to see if she can find fulfillment missing in her latte and laptop lifestyle.
We are number 4 mindfulness retreat in the world!
"Me and my garden: ‘At 5am, I go to the temple to chant. It’s how I get ready to work’" article about our gardener in the Guardian Magazine
Down on the ‘free-for-all’ farm that offers a spiritual twist
We are number two in Metro's 14 best mindfulness retreats:
The Edinburgh Reporter: Edinburgh Hosts Hare Krishna Festivals
Positive News: June 2012
Herald Scotland: May 2012
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