Master Unit in Paraguay
By Dada Paradevananda
Ananda Kuvalaya is comprised of 23 héctars of beautiful land that were acquired in 2001. It is located in the countryside with a rich natural environment and with quiet and peaceful surroundings and is reachable by an international highway which is 20 km away.
There are three main buildings in the MU, and enough room for 120 people. Organic agriculture, apiculture (pure honey), milk and cheeses are produced here. Regular activities take place during the year, including Yoga Camp, seminars, workshops and retreats.
Address: Itamoroty, Valenzuela- Paraguay
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