News Reports

Waterline Completed and Operational

One of the most basic and vital utilities needed for an individual and community is water. To provide for the effective development of our Vedic Eco Village we had envisioned adding a new waterline that would have to cover 3500 feet.  Just for the materials, a total of 1500 feet of two inch and 2000 feet of one inch pipes had to be ordered, along with seven hydrants and various brass fittings for the connections, an initial investment over $ 6,000. So not a simple undertaking. The work involved digging up a six feet deep canal covering the total distance of 3500 feet where the connected water pipes would be placed and safely covered. The first 1500 feet would be the two-inch pipe and the balance of 2000 feet would be the one-inch pipe. Due to harsh winter seasons in Canada where the temperature drops 20 degree below zero or more, a pipeline needs to be well insulated from the frost,…

First eco village progress update

Our weekly summary of activities begins!  We have mapped out and measured the boundaries of our Vedic Eco Village and selected 4 acres of land facing east for the Gurukula Colony. Markings have been put into strategic points identifying  the Raja Marga and Circle Road all converging at the centre point where the temple will be located. Areas have been identified for micro-cabins and guest residence to be built in cob and cord-wood style construction. In the future we plan to have an area outside the Gurukula Colony for woofers/guests to stay in the summer time. Our contractor will soon come to build the 1008 meter long water pipeline to service the Gurukula Colony as well as the entire eco village.  In addition, we will be making the roads and boundary of the 33 acres property. Construction, land clearing and landscaping will begin in early June for which we welcome the participation of…