spiritually based community, a place of effort and learning
The dwelling place of a Guru or saint; a monastic retreat site where seekers engage in spiritual practices and study the sacred teachings of yoga.
in modern usage, a religious community, a place for spiritual training or renewal.
A community adjacent to an ISKCON temple in which members live.
A peaceful retreat where yoga is taught and practiced.
a meeting place or residence for spiritual aspirants.
A private community of like-minded people, where members of the community live together and follow a prescribed set of rules and principles. An ashram is often formed as a center for religious study and learning. back
(ashrama) Spiritual commune, household or hermitage.
A spiritual center established by a Sathguru.
(1) A place where devotees live, often the house of a guru. (2) It can also refer to the four stages of Hindu life: student, householder, retired person, and sannyasin .
A communal house populated by a group of Maharaji's followers who had taken vows of poverty, chasitity and obedience. Similar to a co-ed monastery or convent. There used to be one or more ashrams in various major cities in the US, the UK, and worldwide. Maharaji dissolved the ashrams circa 1983, except in India where they still exist.
Hermitage, place where a spiritual master (Guru) give teachings and provides his guidance to disciples to a spiritual path. An ashram is also a place where everybody can come and get the darshana of a man considered as a saint.
(lit., a place that removes the fatigue of worldliness) A place of retreat where seekers engage in spiritual practices and study the philosophy of yoga.
the residence of a Hindu religious community, centered around a guru. Ashrams are usually secluded from everyday life.
An institution where spiritual discipline is practiced. Also refers to abode of a Saint or a Holy man. Also refers to a stage of life of a traditional Hindu. The four stages are: Brahmacharyashrama: The celibate student stage. Gruhasthashrama: The married householder stage. Vanaprasthashrama: The retired householder stage. Sannyasashrama: The renunciative stage in which one's house, property and family are renounced.
Asram A place set up for spiritual development.
place or community setting where yoga is practiced
hermitage, retreat or place of quiet and solitude, often in a forest, where a Hindu sage lives alone or with his disciples
a commune style residence of a guru and his or her community of followers
a community (usually Hindu) where everyone has jobs to do (karma yoga) and we participate in group meditations and other activities together
a community where a holy man and his disciples live
a hermitage, a holy sanctuary, or the residence and teaching center of a teacher or guru that often includes lodging for students
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a hermitage or place of retreat where Amma lives along with some of her dasas (monks)
a Hindu place of spiritual retreat
a kind of commune, a community where people agree to live according to certain rules and principles
a living and working community dedicated to simple living and spirituality
a monastic living arrangement for those who want to seriously dedicate themselves to spiritual devotion and practice
an actual, physical community which is anchored and sourced by the omnipresence of a God-realized master, where disciples live under the guidance of their Guru
an intentional community of individuals and families who share a common spiritual discipline and who have made a conscious commitment to live together as a cohesive social unit
a place devotees, worshippers, the curious, the poor and the rich go to see their particular guru or God-realised person
a place of retreat where we try to live in accordance
a place where a community of spiritual practitioners lives and serves together cooperatively, in order to better streamline their lives and reinforce spiritual discipline
a place where a Spiritual Master gathers the
a place where people devote all their time and energy to the remembrance of God, doing selfless service and developing qualities like love, patience and respect for others
a place where people go to meditate and study
a place where people live together with their spiritual teacher or Guru
a place where people look for and can find their own freedom
a place where you are invited to do labor
a place where you go to relax, the monastery is the place where you go to seek, to search
a temple or sanctuary
a yoga community that is focused on the spritual practices and communing in sacred environment
The place where good little New Age boys and girls live when they are too confused to deal with the real world; see guru.
A hermitage or settlement of a holy person.
The center to which the Master gathers the disciples and aspirants for personal instruction. [216
A spiritual community.
a place where spiritual aspirants gather to live and work on spiritual matters, quite often guided by a guru. Lite meaning: Free sex, drugs, Love, peace, and brown rice for spiritual dudes and dudettes.
An ashram is a sanctuary where all things external are directed towards empowering and deepening the experience of inner exploration and transformation.. Some ashrams are graced with the physical presence of a spiritual Master.
A centre to which the Master gathers aspirants and disciples for personal instruction and where nothing of the personality is allowed to enter. The state of consciousness of a spiritual group.
Four stages of life, student or bramcharya; householder or grahasta; retired life or vaanprastha and renounced life or sanyas. Monastery
Typically secluded community setting where yoga is practiced.
"A place of striving." Holy sanctuary; abode or residence of a sadhu, saint, ascetic or guru who is engaged in religious instruction. May be a simple place where a guru and his disciples reside, a monastery or a communal institution with schools, guest houses, publishing facilities, charitable enterprises, etc.
Sacred dwelling of spiritual seekers under the guidance of a Guru, or spiritual Master.
A hermitage or abode of ascetics
A Masters group. In the Spiritual Hierarchy there are 49 ashrams, seven major and 42 subsidiary, each headed by a Master of Wisdom.
A monastery where monks practice yoga.
Devotional retreat centre dedicated to the study of yoga, meditation, eastern philosophy and spirituality.
A Hindu term for a religious retreat center where a student can learn under the guidance of a guru (teacher).
A hermitage; monastery.
Retreat or secluded place, usually where the principles of yoga and meditation are taught and practiced.
An Ashram (Pronounced "aashram") in ancient India was a Hindu hermitage where sages lived in peace and tranquility amidst nature. Spiritual and physical exercises, such as the various forms of Yoga, were regularly performed by the hermitage residents. Other sacrifices and penances, such as Yajnas were also performed.