Journey of Divya Prakashan commenced, under the leadership of Acharya Balkrishna ji with a sole objective to provide qualitative literature on Yoga, Ayurveda, herbs and medicinal plants, spirituality, diseases and their natural remedies with a view to serve the mankind.
Prodducing and distributing of audio-video visuals like DVD’s, MP-3, VCD’s cassettes in Hindi, English and other Indian languages, aiming at Yoga therapies, Ayurveda, Sacred chants and religious music, Devotional and Patriotic songs, etc.
Two gaushalas (cowsheds) have been built under the Trust wherein, high breed cows are being looked after well to obtain valuable cow products for formulation in Ayurvedic medicine wherever required.
A Gaushala at Gurukul Gaushala Farms, where approx 500 cows of good breed such as Rathi, Sahiwal, Red Sindhi, Hariana, Tharparkar, Gir etc. have been housed. Various Cow productsincluding cow milk, dung and urine are needed for preservation, improvisation and manufacture of Ayurvedic. The dung obtained from Gaushala is being used as compost manure and bio-technical manure for organic food grains, fruits, vegetables. Biogas is also produced from dung and other refuses which fulfills the cooking needs of Ashram. The domestic cattle breed such as Rathi, Sahiwal, Red Sindhi, Hariana, Tharparkar, Gir are being used to improve the breeds. The Gaushala premises are about in 50 Acres. Bigger size biogas plant waste converting machine, urine distillation units have also been pressed into service in the farm. The units for assessing and utilizing bullock power, Panchgavya Research & Training Centreare also functional at the farm site.
The work for the preservation, improvisation and manufacture of medicines requires cow milk, cow urine, dung, and preservation of Indian cattle breeds (especially cows and bullocks), is going on since long in the ashram. Now greater attention is being given a broader the sphere.
Divya Nursery has been established nearby Patanjali Yogpeeth at Maharishi Dayanand Gram. This Nursery has collection of more than 900 medicinal herbs, shrubs, trees, climbers and ornamental plants. Great impetus has been laid to explore more possibilities of a large number of wild collections with a motive behind for exposition and research work on medicinal, aromatic and other ornamental plants in a well thought of and organized manner in Divya nursery.
To popularize and instill knowledge of Ayurveda in the future generations and to conserve commonly available medicinal plants, Divya Nursery was created. Patanjali Herbal garden has recently been re-organized for the benefit of scientists in particular and masses in general. A team of scientists from the fields of Botany, Ayurveda and Agriculture are doing their best for research and development work here.
About 300 species of herbs, 175 species of shrubs, 50 species of climbers, 25 species of aquatic and about 350 species of trees are present in this garden. Besides, 5 Artificial caves giving natural look are present in the garden which provide most suited environment for the growth of bryophytes, pteridophytes and orchids. Some caves exhibit the basic knowledge of Ayurveda through beautiful and impressive sculptures, showcasing as to how our ancestors were intelligent in preparing Ayurvedic medicines like churns, vatis, asavas and bhasmas etc. It also displays different Yogasanas, Pranayams and mudras through similar work of art.
Beautiful Nav Graham Vatika, displaying 9 plants facsimile the concerned planet. There is also a beautiful Rashi (Zodiac sign) vatika and Nakshatra vatika. The Rashi vatika contains 12 plants according to their Zodiac sign and Nakshatra vatika contains 28 plants according to their Naskshatra sign. There are seven artificial fountains and one beautiful pond which provide suitable climatic conditions for aquatic plants like Trapa natans L. (singhada), Nymphaea nouchali burm.f. (kamal), Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn., Nymphoides indica (L.) Kuntze (Tagar), Ceratophyllum demersum L., Pistia statiotes L., Typha angustifolia L. (Pater) etc. There is a large Bird house with different varieties of birds and rare plants around a small pond and waterfall which provide scenic and natural environment to the birds. Visitors can pass through this bird house by hanging bridge and could enjoy the natural & scenic beautiful surroundings .
Herbal garden provides green and live saplings of medicinal plants grown in the nursery by our experts These plants are available for sale for general public from nursery at very reasonable price.