Ashrams in Bangalore

Religious

These ashrams in Bangalore are the ideal place to meditate and bask in the tranquility of the place. Years of teaching,meditation and prayer are forever locked within the walls of these ashrams.

Here is the list of 5 Ashrams in Bangalore

1. Art of Living International Centre, Bangalore

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Located 21 kms southwest of Bangalore on Kanakpura Road atop Panchagiri Hills, Art of Living Centre is the headquarter of the spiritual, cultural organization Art of Living Foundation, established by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Constructed in 1986, the ashram focuses at creating a stress-free society through its multitudinous programmes which include yoga, meditation, Ayurveda treatments etc.

2. Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore

Founded in 1906, it is one of the most tranquil and beautiful ashrams in the city. Located in Halasuru, this ashram is the center of various activities like bhajans,weekly discourses and seminars. A very welcoming ashram for all those who wish to learn about the teachings and principles of Ramakrishna Paramahansa. In the last couple of years it has increased its sphere of activities significantly to include different areas of human need and social welfare such as education, health, spiritual guidance etc.

3. Sri Aurobindo Bhavan Complex, Bangalore

Located in J.P Nagar 1st Phase, this ashram is an offshoot of the Pondicherry ashram started by Sri Aurobindo and 'The Mother'.Some of the programmes conducted here include 'Collective Meditation with Music', Sanskrit classes, music classes and prayer meetings. People who seek inner peace and tranquility. 

4. Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Bangalore

Located near the whitefield railway station, this ashram was built in honour of Sri Sathya Sai Baba on June 25th, 1960. This ashram used to be the summer home of Sai Baba who used to live in the Trayee Brindavan which is a beautiful structure that is constructed in the shape of a lotus and still stands today. Many social initiatives are also conducted here like shelters for the old, blood donation camps and a fully equipped hospital that caters to the destitute.

5. Param Dham

Established on 2nd November, 2008 to provide accomodation for senior citizens and decrepit individuals. The ashram also provides food and has a great library and a large meditation hall. 

Have you visited any of these ashrams? Let us know in the comment section below.

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