Started in 1991, Bhaktivedanta is an ashram of Bhaktivedanta Swami located in Mysore
. Activities include food distribution to the poor (annadanam), providing education to underprivileged children (vidyadanam), and educating people in general in the understanding of spiritual life.
Bhaktivedanta Academy, the ashram's educational wing specializes in conducting courses on spiritual orientation in the schools and colleges. Library facility is also available.