Facility

Facility

The Ashram is an uplifting building in the north end of Rishikesh facing the mountains. As soon as you walk in the front door, you’ll see the expansive fire ritual space and white marble terrace for ceremonies and enjoyment. Below is a spacious dining hall and kitchens where you’ll enjoy three vegetarian meals a day.

The Ashram has two yoga halls, the marble Patanjali Mediation Hall on the lower level and the vaulted, wood-floor Nataraj Yoga Hall on the top level. Both are equipped with mats, cushions, bolsters, blocks, straps and backjacks. The Ashram also has two sitting rooms with sofas and armchairs for sharing time with other Ashram residents or visitors, studying or journaling. The rooftop terrace is also an ideal spot to practice, socialize and enjoy the mountain view!

ASHRAM SCHEDULE

  • 5:20-5:50am – Individual Meditation
  • 6:00-7:30am – Yoga Class: asana, pranayama, mantra and meditation (not on Sunday)
  • 7:50am – Agnihotra (fire puja)
  • 8:30-9:00am – Breakfast
  • 12:30pm – Lunch
  • 4:00-5:30pm – Yoga Class: asana, pranayama, mantra and meditation (not on Sunday)
  • 6:00pm – Dinner
  • 7:00-8:00pm – Kirtan / Chanting (Tuesday & Thursday

Summer Time changes to evening class and dinnertime (April 15 – September 15)

  • 4:30-6:oopm – Yoga Class
  • 6:30pm – Dinner
  • 7:30-8:30pm – Kirtan
  • Library hours – Open daily from 13:15 – 14:15

ROOMS

The Ashram offers comfortable, spartan double rooms with attached Western bathrooms. Sheets, pillows and blankets are provided and there is a night table and some shelves for clothing. We hope you will find your stay both comfortable and inspiring.

There are 14 double rooms and 7 triple rooms. All of the rooms have single beds with bedding appropriate to each season, and an adjoining bathroom with hot water and a Western toilet.

FOOD

FRESHLY COOKED ORGANIC SATTVIC VEGETARIAN MEALS

Three meals a day of freshly cooked Sattvic vegetarian food are provided in the dining hall overlooking the mountains to the north of the ashram. The menu varies daily, and typically includes the following:

BREAKFAST

Ayurvedic herbal tea, fresh milk, soy milk, homemade muesli, porridge (with dates and raisins or coconut) or chickpeas and fruits such as bananas and papaya. Other breakfast offerings may include samosas, parantha and uppama.

LUNCH AND DINNER

Dal (pulses), vegetables (pumpkin, carrot, cauliflower, peas, spinach etc.), rice and chapatti.

Ashram Fees

1200 + tax Rupees per person per day

(after Sept. 1, 2019 – 1500 + tax Rupees per person per day)

Stay at the Ashram includes:

• Shared room
• 3 vegetarian meals a day
• 2 Yoga classes a day
• Morning Agni Hotra (fire ritual)
• Twice weekly Kirtan
• Access to the library and sitting rooms
• Access to filtered water

There is a minimum stay of three days required so that participants are able to receive the benefit of an Ashram Stay.