Sivananda Yoga Ashram - Address
Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram
Neyyar Dam P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram Dist (Trivandrum),
Kerala 695 572
Sivananda Ashram Kerala - Location
The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram is set in 12 acres of tropical splendour in the foothills of Kerala's Western Ghats providing a spectacular view of the natural beauty of Neyyar Dam. It is this natural beauty and peaceful environmant that attract the people from all around the globe to come to Sivananda ashram in Kerala.
About Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat
The Sivananda ashram was founded by the Swami Sivananda in the year 1932.
Incidently, the ashram is located quite close to the Swarg Ashram.
Initially, it was an abandoned cowshed, that Shri Sivananda ji used to call
Ananda Kutir or the Abode of Bliss. And soon with the gathering of disciples
other nearby cowsheds were also added to Ananda Kutir.
About Divine Life Society
The Divine Life Society was established, four years later, at the Sivananda
Ashram and gradually in 1938 a journal by the name of The Divine Life was
started. "Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realise" is the
motto of the society that makes it different and unique from others. The Sri
Viswanath Mandir was consecrated in 1943 and through this phase of expansion
Sri Swami Sivananda attended to his patients, comprising of passing monks,
pilgrims and local inhabitants of the area. Later he established the
Sivananda Ayurvedic Pharmacy in 1945. The pharmacy uses rare Himalayan herbs
in its medical preparations.
Swami Sivananda, one of the most prominent and known yoga teachers of the
world, founded the Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy (also known as Sivananda ashram yoga ranch) in 1948 to teach his
followers or disciples, whose number has significantly increased, in the
pursuit of yoga. The Academy set up its own Press in 1951.
Sivanada Eye Hospital
It was established in 1957,six years prior to the passing away of this