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Mahabharata Flower at Govardhan Eco Village in Galtare at Hamrapur near Thane

Mahabharata Flower is grown at Govardhan Eco Village in Galtare at Hamrapur at Wada in Thane District in Maharashtra. The flower has several layers of petals. The lower 100 petals is considered to be Kauravas, the five metals in the middle layer is considered as Pandavas, the three petals above is considered as Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and finally a single petal on top is considered as Sri Krishna.

The flower is known as Passiflora Caerulea and is native plant of South America.

Locals due to the unique combination of the petals are referring to it as the Mahabharata flower.

Govardhan Eco village is project dedicated to His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanata Swami Prabhupada, Founder Acharya of the International society for Krishna consciousness (ISKCON).

You can get more details about Govardhan Eco village here.