Ashrams in Varanasi to Meditate and Attain Peace

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Ashrams in Varanasi

Varanasi is known as the sacred land of India which reverberates with the tinkering of temple bells and echoes of the Ganga aarti. There are several ashrams in Varanasi that cater to the accommodation of the several thousand devotees and pilgrims that come here frequently. Other than providing comfortable stay and lodging, these ashrams are also abodes of learning and spirituality. Have a look at some of the top ashrams in Varanasi given below.

Here is the list of 7 Ashrams in Varanasi to Meditate and Attain Peace

1. Sri Rama Taraka Andhra Ashramam

Situated near the Kedar Ghat in Varanasi, Sri Rama Taraka Andhra Ashramam is a religious ashram and also an affordable stay option in the city. Besides tasty and reasonably priced food, the room are also pretty comfortable and well facilitated. There are both AC and non AC rooms available in the ashram and one room can easily accommodate 4 - 5 people each. 

Address: Mansarovar, B.14/92, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

2. Cycle Swamy Ashram

Originally named as the Hema Sai Ram Anapurna Charitable Trust - Nityanadana Satram, the Cycle Swamy was built in the year 2005. It came to be called Cycle Swamy Ashram after its founder - Sri Dodda Venkateswara Rao, who was endearingly called Cycle Swamy. The ashram has both AC and non AC rooms which are alloted to the guests as per their requirements and budget. Besides, there is also cheap and tasty food available in the ashram.

Address: Subandana Apartment, D.No. 28/194 Near, Pandey Haveli Rd, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

3. Matridham Ashram

Matridham literally translates to the ‘abode of the mother’. So, Matridham Ashram in Varanasi is considered to be the humble abode of Mother Mary and is a charitable institution that was constructed in 1954 by Indian Missionary Society (IMS). It caters especially to the ‘Christ Bhakts’ and is centre of the mass spiritual movement. 

Address: post, Christ Nagar, Bada Lalpur, Chandmari, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221003

4. Shri Satua Baba Ashram Mandir

Shri Satua Baba is one of the most famous and renowned God- man of Varanasi and the ashram is dedicated to him. Today the ashram is used as a centre of culture and learning where the youth, especially young men are taught Sanskrit and other scriptures and Vedas. Situated barely 10 paces away from the Manikarnika Ghat, the ashram is also visited by devotees to perform rites and rituals of the dead and deceased.

Address: Chowk Road Near Manikarnika Ghat, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

5. Paramhans Ashram

Regarded as the seat of Bhagawanandji, Paramhans Ashram is held in high esteem by the devotees and pilgrims. The ashram is known to host several cultural and religious programmes in the campus itself that are attended by a lot of followers. Besides, the beautiful premises also have a garden and a long courtyard inside. The place also sells herbal medicines that are known to cure several serious ailments.

Address: Bhagwanpur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005

6. Santmat Anuyayi Ashram

Presided by Shri Shri Sarnanadji Maharaj of Math Gadwa Ghat Trust, the Santmat Anuyayi Ashram is a residence for the spiritual saints and aspirants. The house mates follow a very simple lifestyle and the basic daily expenditure is mostly covered by donations, farming in the ashram and charity. The ashram focuses to help the poor and the needy and aims to cater and lend support to the weaker section of society.

Address: Math Gadwa Ghat , Ramana, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221011

7. Sri Anandamayi Ashramam

Located on the banks of the River Ganges, Sri Anandamayi Ashramam is dedicated to Anandamayi Ma (Shri Nirmala Sundari) who was an Indian saint known amongst her devotees as someone who was perpetually in a state of joy. Established in 1945, the Anandamayi Ashramam celebrates the festival of Chaitra Navaratra with great gusto. 

Address: Shivala, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

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