Vanamali Mata ji is an exemplary yogini and sadhvi who resides in Vanamali Ashram, Rishikesh. Vanamali is one of the names of Bhagwan Krishna and she is an ardent Krishna bhakta. Mataji always dresses in lavender as that is the colour of Krishna in transcendence. She has published many books on the Hindu pantheon of gods: The Complete Life of Krishna, The Complete Life of Rama, Shiva -- Stories and teachings from the Shiva Mahapurana; The Science of the Rishis; In the lost city of Krishna: Nitya Yoga -- Essays on the Bhagavad Gita. Mata ji regularly conducts classes on the Vedic Way of Life and the Sreemad Bhagavad Gita both in the Ashram and abroad. The Ashram does a lot of charitable work in both Rishikesh and in a small Himalyan village called Gaja. About a hundred widows are being given rations and many have also been adopted by various philanthropists the world over. They also help in running a small village school in Gaja, and a tribal school in Kerala.
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