Visitors sometimes ask what they can bring. This is Maharaj-ji’s Kitchen Wishlist:

FOR MAHARAJ-JI’s KITCHEN 

organic butter
olive oil
Coconut oil
Mustard oil
walnuts
pecans
panch puran
mustard oil
raw unsalted cashews
dried fruit (ie apricots, apples, mangos, figs, cranberries etc.)
fresh ginger root
fresh green chilis
fresh cilantro (coriander leaf)
masoor dal
split chana dal
dry whole garbanzos (aka whole chana)
whole cumin seeds
fresh curry leaves (can be mailed)
small stainless steel mixing bowls (around 1qt size)
electric hand mixer

See full Ashram Wishlist on our Giving Page

What NOT to bring: 

-DO BRING donations of food (produce and pantry items) are always appreciated.  Please see our wishlist for a list of currently needed grocery items.

-DO NOT BRING anything made with eggs, onions or garlic (remember to check the ingredients list on prepared, store-bought items and snacks).

-DO NOT BRING plastic water bottles, plastic cups, plates or silverware or anything made with styrofoam.  We use only compostable dishware for take-away prasad and festivals and our water comes from a mineral-rich well.  It is untreated and very healthy and delicious.  No need to bring store-bought water!  If you would like to bring compostable items they can be ordered on Amazon by searching for compostable plates, bowls, spoons, forks, hot cups and cold cups.

INDIA WISHLIST

Wishlist for people travelling to India who want to know what to bring back for the ashram to donate to our Puja Dukan

Hanuman and Baba two sided pendants from Rishikesh


Tulsi Malas 108 beads knotted smooth round tulsi beads


Rudraksh Malas 108 beads knotted


Sandalwood Malas 108 beads knotted


Om Nama Shivaya bracelets brass and copper adjustable size


Hanuman Chalisa Booklets Gita Press with both Hindi and English words yellow cover


Prayer shawls cotton with RAM, Krishna, or Shiva assorted colors


Small brass Ganesh blessing murti


Small Hanuman brass murti with open heart showing Sita and RAM in heart


Navratna 9 planet crystal necklace or mala from Rishikesh


Hanuman Yantra gold plated over copper


Puja offering plate small 1-2 ” diameter brass