Goat Protection





If you're coming from Mayaguez:

Go on Rt. 106 (the main road towards Las Marias and Maricao); at KM 7.4 turn right, just before the Bateyes bakery. This road is Rt. 356. Follow it for exactly 2.2 kilometers (1.4 miles) at which point the road takes a sharp turn to the left. In that curve, turn right unto a smaller, paved road. After 130 meters you will find the entrance of Govardhan Gardens on your left side.

Driving time from the Mayaguez College: approx. 18 minutes.

If you're coming from Las Marias/Maricao:

Go on Rt. 106 until KM 10.4 where you will find the Naranjales gas station; take a left (unto Rt. 356) and follow Rt. 356 for exactly 1km. At that point, the road takes a sharp turn to the right; don't follow the road anymore but go straight down the paved road for about 130 meters. Govardhan Gardens' entrance is to your left.

Driving time from Las Marias or Maricao: approx. 20 minutes.

If you're coming from other parts of Puerto Rico:

Driving time from Rincon: approx. 45 minutes.

Driving time from Ponce: approx. 1 hour, 15 minutes

Driving time from Utuado: approx. 1 hour, 45 minutes

Driving time from Cayey: approx. 2 hours, 10 minutes

Driving time from San Juan: approx. 2 hours 40 minutes


E-mail contact:

Govardhan Gardens@yahoo.com or sadhu@coqui.net

In case you don't hear back from me within 3 days, please re-send your e-mail. Thank you.

Opening times:

By e-mail appointment only. Please try to be as punctual as possible. Thank you!



Gold or money has become the standard benchmark of success in our society. Ironically, the pursuit of this type of temporary wealth has primarily led to the exploitation of humans, animals, plants and natural resources in general.

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Sadhu Govardhan is an independent thinker, eco-organic farmer, tropical rare fruit connoisseur and researcher. Extensive journeys for over twenty years have allowed him to study indigenous cultures and different life styles throughout the world.

His first publications on philosophical and spiritual topics were published in Europe and translated into several languages. He now lives in Puerto Rico and has dedicated himself to researching and growing tropical food crops and promoting alternative farming methods. He is currently involved with consultant work and inspiring and developing educational organic role model projects in the Caribbean.

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