Ratha Yatra

Saturday, July 25th, Their Lordships will emerge from convalescence to mount Their Ratha Cart to allow us to pull them in a reenactment of the pastime enjoyed by Krishna and the inhabitants of Vrindavan as they tried to bring Krishna back to Vraja.  We know this as Ratha Yatra.
Everyone is invited to help us prepare His cart for His magical journey.  Please call us for details at 527-0256 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Srila Bhakti Tirtha Swami Tirobhava 2015

On June 26-28 2015, we will celebrate 50th Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada coming to the West and the 10th anniversary of the Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Tirtha Swami. The program will include workshops and lectures, remembrances from disciples and well-wishers, kirtana, entertainment and much more. 

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PLEASE NOTE: There are NO MORE accommodations at Gita Nagari. General registration is now closed. Camping registration and single day registration options are still open. Festival participants MUST register and choose the off-site registration ticket if staying off site. There are 2 local motels that are about 15-20 min away from the temple. The links are below. 

Campers: $51.00 per person 

Off-Site Registration: $51.00 per person

1 Day Registration: $25.00 per person

Children 12 and under: No fee

If you are unable to attend the festival but would still like to donate towards its cost, please click on one of the links below. Contributions of any amount from disciples and well-wishers are greatly appreciated. 

We humbly ask that disciples of H.H. Bhakti Tirtha Swami that are not attending kindly please donate a minimum of $150.00 as an offering to Maharaja as a heartfelt service to help cover the festival costs whether you plan on attending or not. Thank you. 

If you would like to make register via check or money order, you should first send an email to Tamal Krsna dasa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so you can be manually registered. You will then send your payment to the address below.

ISKCON of Port Royal Inc.

534 Gita Nagari Rd 

Port Royal PA 17082

Please contact Tamal Krsna dasa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Kartamisa dasi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for any inquiries you may have.

The FIRST and ANNUAL North American ISKCON Medical Professionals Retreat

All ISKCON medical professionals in North America are cordially invited to the inaugural retreat being held in Gita Nagari from September 25th (Friday) to September 27th (Sunday).

This retreat is a forum for all physician devotees and those within the medical field to gather and experience enlivening fellowship. We will be deeply honored by your presence.

The retreat is open to all premed students, medical students, students in other medical disciplines, interns, residents, and fellows as well. 

The program will feature inspiring talks by HH Romapada Swami and HG Anuttama Prabhu, as well as group discussions facilitated by HG Vraj Vihari Prabhu.

We will have ecstatic kirtans, wonderful prasadam and plenty of time to associate with one another and experience the beauty of Gita Nagari dhama and its cows.

A full range of activities for children is planned.

Registration Fees for the Retreat:

$175 per adult all inclusive staying at the gita nagari dham

$125 per adult per room tariff if staying in the hotel

Free for person below 16 years

More information and register: 


Gita Nagari Retreat with HH Radhnath Swami



Dearest Devotees
Hare Krsna!
Please accept our humble obeisances.  All Glories to Srila Prabhupada.
Please consider this as our personal invitation to the GITA NAGARI ANNUAL FRIENDS AND FAMILY GATHERING with His Holiness RADHANATH SWAMI MAHARAJ. We hope you will  join again this May and make it a memorable gathering.
Over the years, this retreat gets sweeter, with a weekend full of enlivening lectures, soulful kirtans and saintly association, accompanied by delicious meals and fun-filled activities for kids.  This year, we are honored to welcome His Holiness Giriraj Swami Maharaj as our special guest.
The retreat begins on Friday May 29 at 12:30 PM with an ekadasi lunch and ends at 1:00 PM on Sunday with lunch. We have an early bird discounted fee of $112 (per adult) for the retreat till April 21st. After that, the price will be increased to $122 per adult.
As our system is little restrictive, you will have to follow a two-step registration and payment process. Please follow these guidelines.

  1. Go to the payments page - make a payment via Paypal. Note down your paypal ID
  2. Submit the registration form online at

 (please Remember to include your PAYPAL ID)
Registration is mandatory for all attendees. Reserve your spot today.
If you have any questions, please check our FAQs Section first and if it’s still not answered, please email us.
So please register early so you can take advantage of the early bird discounts.
We will be starting our accommodation process for the upcoming Gita Nagari Annual retreat with H.H.Radhanath Swami  on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 12:30 PM EST. If you wish to stay on the farm,  please book your  accommodation here at the retreat registration website

As our system is little restrictive, please read carefully.

  1. Before you decide to book the room, please CHECK ROOM TYPE to see number of devotees a room can accommodate.
  2. If you would like to share with other families, kindly arrange that among yourselves and allocate the person who will book and make payment. The room/s will be reserved in the name of that person and we will record that as "......das and Party". All rates are per ROOM for 2 nights and the booking is set up for the maximum rate for each room.
  3. In our Yoga Studio Level 2, Rooms 1 and 3 are 10 sleepers. Please book that for the maximum rate and then arrange among family and friends to fill up the beds. We are not able to take individual bookings for this.
  4. We have floor space (lovely organic bamboo floors:)) in our Yoga Studio Level 1 for men only.

    Once our on-farm accommodation is booked, kindly contact the surrounding Motels, Bed & Breakfasts, Campgrounds, etc (google Mifflintown, PA). Within a 20 mile radius, we have:
    Econolodge - Mifflintown–717 436 5981
    Budget Inn - Mifflintown – 717 436 2127
    Super 8 – Burnham – 717 242 8888
    Quality Inn – Burnham – 717 248 4961
    Best Western – Milroy – 717 667 9595
    Rose House Bed & Breakfast –Mifflintown - ph: Nancy Zimmerman on 717 436 6605 -   - 11 miles from Gita Nagari
    Buttonwood Campground - you can book a Cabin with them - - 9 miles from Gita Nagari

    We eagerly await your arrival.
    Your servants,
    The Gita Nagari Retreat Planning Team
    For all other queries
    Brajavilasini devi dasi - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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