The serene settings of Atma Darshan Yogashram make it an ideal environment for serious seekers to come and stay and experience yoga and the yogic way of living. The peace and the calm it offers are ideal for self-study and reflection and for getting away from the chaos of the external world.
The ashram offers single, double, triple and dormitory accommodation for approximately 20 people. Simple, wholesome, freshly cooked, vegetarian meals are available to residents. The rates include meals, stay, Karma yoga, chanting sessions and all regular classes. Special classes are available on request and will be charged separately.
The regular daily program (from Monday to Friday) at the ashram includes:
|5:00 am||Wake Up Bell|
|5:3 am||Morning Aradhana|
|6:00 am – 7:30 am||Asana class|
|7:30 am – 8:00 am||Breakfast|
|8:00 am – 9 :30 am||Personal room cleaning/self study|
|9:30 am – 11:00 am||Kitchen seva|
|11:00 am – 12:00 noon||Pranayama class|
|12:00 noon – 12:30 pm||Lunch|
|12.30 pm – 1.00 pm||Free time|
|1:00 pm – 2:30 pm||Karma Yoga|
|2:30 pm – 3:00 pm||Tea|
|3:00 pm – 4:00 pm||Yoga Nidra & Meditation|
|4:00 pm – 5:15 pm||Reading and Discussion|
|5:30 pm – 6:00 pm||Dinner|
|6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
|Evening Sadhana/ Chanting
Personal Sadhana /Swadhyaya
The Mahamrityunjaya Havan is held every Saturday at 6.00 pm for the well-being and benefit of all sentient beings. Havan or a Fire ceremony is an ancient ritual has been part of the Yogic tradition centuries. All are residents and devotees are welcome to this program.
Free time at the ashram is used for personal chores within the ashram premises, and for self-study. Going out of the ashram is not encouraged for the duration of your stay, as the idea is to instill a sense of yogic discipline and to get the maximum benefit of being switched off from the external world.
Three simple, wholesome, freshly cooked, vegetarian meals and tea are available to ashram residents at specified times.
What to bring
The ashram provides basic bed linen. It is recommended that you bring the following with you
- Indoor and outdoor footwear
- Comfortable cotton clothing and a light wrap
- Towels, toiletries
- Personal medication
- Washing powder
- Water bottle
- Alarm clock
- Mosquito repellent
- Notebook and pen
And MOST IMPORTANTLY- an open heart and mind