Welcome to the world of Atmadarshan Yogashram.
An oasis of peace and tranquility in an otherwise chaotic world outside. As one steps into the environs of the ashram, one automatically slows down, takes a deep breath and relaxes.
Visitors to the ashram are encouraged to join the other residents and participate in all the day to day activities of the ashram. These include chanting sessions, both early morning and in the evening.
In addition, special classes are available on request or one can join the on going Basic or Practice sessions which take place early morning, mid morning and in the evening, in either English or in Kannada.
Karma Seva – the practice of performing working selflessly looking for recognition or reward is an important part of ashram life. Satyananda Yoga Centres believe in the motto of “work and you shall be purified.”
On Saturday evenings are special, as the sun sets across all Satyananda Centres around the world, a Maha Mrutyunjaya Havan is performed for good health and well being of humanity and all living beings. Many persons send the names of people in need of healing. All are welcome to attend, as well as hand the names of those in need over at the office before the start of the program. These sacred, powerful and vibrant gathering draws many local residents and people from all across the city.
Yoga Retreats, Courses & Practises – Sadhana
The peaceful and inspiring spaces of Atma Darshan are ideal for Yoga practices. These spaces are available in closed and open halls for large groups of up to 50 people as well as intimate groups of up to 10 people. The Ashram premises are ideal for weekend retreats and in depth sessions.
A library comprising an extensive collection of books, magazines, tapes and CDs in the Bihar Yoga tradition as well as a selection from other traditions and masters is available for guests and residents.
Available at the bookshop of the ashram are:
Yoga Magazine (in English) – Monthly magazine published by Sivananda Math, Munger.
Yoga Vidya Magazine (in Hindi)– Monthly magazine published by Sivananda Math, Munger.
Atmabha – Quarterly E news magazine of Atma Darshan Yogashram, Bangalore in English. If you would like to subscribe to it kindly leave your details at the Ashram office.
Basic, comfortable accommodation is available for residential courses and retreats for sadhana purposes only. Separate dormitories are available for individual male and female guests. Families may be accommodated in rooms as per availability. Please contact the ashram in advance to book accommodation.
All meals are simple, fresh and vegetarian, cooked as per local tradition. Three delicious meals a day along with afternoon tea are provided as part of the retreats and residential courses. Special dietary needs can be catered for with a little prior notice. All residents are required to take their meals in the dining area only.
The well maintained gardens give you a chance to commune with nature by simply walking around or by doing karma yoga of watering or weeding as part of your Seva in the ashram.