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General Ashram Information
Check-in and Check-out
Check-in time for the ashram is after 1400 hrs, check-out time is before 1100 hrs.
All guests should report to reception upon arrival at the ashram. Guests should check out at reception before departure. If you are leaving outside office hours (0800 to 2000 hrs), please check-out the day before. We require that you return all bedding before departure.
Simple nutritious and tasty vegetarian food is served twice a day. Snacks, fruit juices, fruit salads are available from our Health Hut.
Boiled, filtered water is freely available.
What to bring
Comfortable clothes, sandals, toiletries, personal items, meditation shawl for cool evenings, yoga asana mat or pad, towels and a torch. Most essential items are usually available from our ashram boutique.
Check with your local health authority for advice regarding vaccinations for visiting India.
A visa is required from most countries to visit India. You are advised to apply for an ordinary tourist visa stating your purpose of visit as vacation. Foreign Nationals are required to bring their original passport with them.
The ashram is a charitable, non-profit organization supported by dedicated volunteer staff. Karma Yoga, a service done without selfish expectations, is an essential part of Yoga practice. Guests are expected to participate in the daily karma yoga tasks.
Ashram Rules and Guidelines
To maintain the spiritual atmosphere we ask all ashram guests to comply with the ashram rules. The ashram reserves the right of admission and students may be asked to leave if their behaviour goes against the ashrams rules and teachings.
More information on Ashram rules and guidelines.
The spoken and teaching language of the ashram is English.
The daily schedule times and activities may vary according to need.