In 2017 we announced that Indraloka would be moving from Mehoopany to a larger 100-acre facility in Dalton. The folks at The Citizens’ Voice, WNEP, Bucks County Courier Times, Pocono Record, and The Times Tribune helped us start the drum beat.

More recently, Wyoming County Press Examiner, The Times Tribune, and The Abington Journal updated followers with building progress while introducing them to new educational programs recently started at the sanctuary.

Indraloka creative director Johnny Braz released a documentary about Eddie Traffic, a pig who leapt off the back gate of a truck headed to a slaughterhouse. Eddie now calls Indraloka home, and his story lives on in “Truckin’”, which premiered in 2017 at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. The film was also featured on the festival’s website. and WNEP covered Eddie’s rescue.

Mother Nature Network and Inside Edition couldn’t resist an article on Indraloka “mayor” Wesley T. Monkey, who comforted Penny the cow during her last moments.

Listen to Indraloka founder Indra Lahiri speak about communicating with animals on Buffalo Head Media Radio.

Chris Cooney, AKA the Vegan Zombie, stopped by Indraloka in 2015 to chat with Indra, tour the facility, and…graze with the sheep. Here’s the webisode to prove it.

One of my missions in life is to urge people to listen more carefully to animals,” says Indra in this Times Leader piece published on the sanctuary’s ten-year anniversary.

When Indraloka needed help to repair its facilities after a harsh winter, WNEP put out a call for volunteers from all walks of life.

The Times Tribune did a nice story on us revolving around one of our tours.

The Abington Suburban wrote about “Peace, Love, and Animals”, a documentary by Johnny Braz about the animals of Indraloka and their remarkable ability to teach and heal people. The film debuted at the International Animal Rights Conference in Esch, Luxembourg. named the Indraloka Animal Sanctuary blog their blog of the week!

The Beacon, the official newspaper of Wilkes University, wrote about a group of students who took an Alternative Fall Break trip to volunteer on the sanctuary.

Lexi is a former therapy horse who used to work at Marley’s Mission, an organization providing free equine-assisted psychotherapy to child victims of trauma. After three years, Lexi was ready to retire and spend her golden years at Indraloka. Get the scoop on Lexi’s story and our ongoing retiree partnership with Marley’s Mission in The Abington Journal and

Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey visited Indraloka in 2013 to help spread the word about an animal communication class led by Indra at Clarks Summit’s Everything Natural.

In 2012, we were selected as a nominee out of 4,000 nonprofit applicants to compete in a Toyota giveaway!