Clearing the forest and preparing for cows

As we clear through the forest, the location of goshala is becoming more evident.  The goshala will be in the north west corner and the entrance should face the north east, with sufficient sunlight and good ventilation.  Cows do not like dark. Darkness does not allow good health.  Cows love airy spacious inviting surroundings.  As per Vedic wisdom, Goddess of Wealth, Lakshmi stays in place which is clean, hygienic and attractive.

Forest materials are being moved into different location.  On road and pathways, the forest floor (a.k.a. duff) is being moved into the garden areas and orchard for mulching trees. Fallen tree branches are being chipped up and put onto the raja marg and pathways.  


The heat wave continues, with temperatures 10 degrees hotter than normal and no rain in sight.  The fire north of us continues to grow, 2 months after it began.

"Why does Krsna go to the forest? Does He go for cow-grazing? No, not at all. Cow grazing is only an excuse The actual fact is that He is very anxious to taste prema-bhakti rasa, the resting place of which is in the Vrajavasis, gopas and the gopis. Lord Krsna's going out for cow-grazing is only an excuse to enjoy pastimes with the sakhas, to see the beauty of Vrndavana, and especially to enjoy with the gopis."

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