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Address: Neyyar Dam P.O., Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695 572, India
Phone Number: 9495630951
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Amazing yoga, ashram much focussed on religion

If go here in the low season it is great, the ashram is quiet and there is a lot of person attention for improving the ashram. Be prepared that the ashram is not only about... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nynke H
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Moyogalpa, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week here in low season and it was very peaceful and quiet. The ashram follows a strict schedule but there was still personal free time and it felt like a good balance. Learned a lot about yoga and meditation, and just soaked in the wonderful atmosphere and scenery.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If go here in the low season it is great, the ashram is quiet and there is a lot of person attention for improving the ashram. Be prepared that the ashram is not only about yoga, even when you do the yoga vacation there will be 2x per day 1,5 hour chanting and wore shipping the gods.. I found my... More 

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Thank Nynke H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've never been to an ashram before, but got this one recommendes by locals. So we have no other ashram (nor yoga) experience to compare it too. We stayed 4 days. But we just dived in completely open and went with the flow and found the experience wonderful. They must've updated the food, because it was great. Especially the brunches... More 

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1 Thank Jeroen van H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is one of the very few ashrams in the South & North where I have been amazed at the subtle influence the integrated ashram program has on my body, mind, heart & soul. I have done the Yoga vacations,Yoga Teacher Training Course here & subsequently the Sadhana Intensive Course in Uttarkashi. The food is fresh, sattvic & nourishing &... More 

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3 Thank Razia v
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I visited the place not having any expectations but was beautifully surprised. Would recommend the dormitory than the rooms.The food is very good and the place is clean. Be prepared to wake up in the morning for the satsang which prepares for the whole day. Love the trees and the plants around. The dip in the lake near by is... More 

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2 Thank Chonia1818
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I took one week Yoga vacations program in July. Wow what a surprise, there is people from all over the world all ages taking their professional budget Yoga courses. Others were taking specific Ayurvedic Treatments, the doctor is wonderful. It is an intensive program starting at 6 am and going to bed at 10 am. With Foreigners registration the Ashram... More 

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Thank Vicky V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

You can learn the silence in yourself. Center will teach you how to learn yoga and meditation. Very calm and quiet atmosphere, you can stay as per payment basis.

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Thank Jithu N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I was quite anxious to have 5 days at Sivananda for the yoga retreat as the reviews on trip advisor have been very polar. But my experience was amazing! You need to know before you go that you will be fitting into the ashram schedule which is designed for you to get the full benefit for each your body, mind... More 

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Brest, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

It can be quiet intense but if you listen to your body and rest when its needed you ll be fine :) i appreciated the fact that they didnt put pressure on me .

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Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

To my mind, this has to be rated as one of the best places in india where knowledge is imparted without any expectations from the student. This place is in its true sense a ASHRAM which we in our childhood have read or heard of. All the members are always there to help in whatever way they can. Please don't... More 

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Nataraj 1, director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this review

Dear Prashant ji Thank you for your comprehensive and positive review. It encourages us to continue to share the Gurus teaching with all. More 

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