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Really enjoyed my stay fully participating in the routine of the Ashram including the 5.20am wake... read more

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First Ashram experience ever

I did not have any expectations when I arrived to Shivananda. My friend just told me to go there... read more

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Neyyar Dam, Trivandrum, Kerala 695572, India, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695 572, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my stay fully participating in the routine of the Ashram including the 5.20am wake up bell. I thought it was value for money as I stayed in a private room with AC. I went way with a relaxed sense of well being. Another...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am visiting this ashram since last 5 years. Every time I come I learn something new. This is the great platform created by swamisivananda where people from all over the world come together.learn many things if they are unwell they take advise of Dr...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not have any expectations when I arrived to Shivananda. My friend just told me to go there! She was doing her yoga teacher training in there and she said this place changed her life! And she is Indian, so I believed her. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nataraj 1, Director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your positive review.

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Whether or not you are a spiritual seeker Whether or not you are a yoga enthusiast This place will be a soothing balm to your senses I perfer being here in the monsoons or the off seasons as they call it. The sunrise is breathtaking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nataraj 1, co director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thanks Jayanthi. We look forward to having you back. Best wishes.

Reviewed October 3, 2018

The ashram is surrounded by beautiful mountains and forests which are, due to the architecture of the place, always in your view. You´ll see the sunrise in the morning during satsang and feel some wind (or sometimes rain) while you practice asanas. Same as the...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Nataraj 1, Co director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thanks for your thoughtful and encouraging review. We generally show videos of our Gurus on Tuesday movie night. Due to limited available material it become repetitive if you are staying more than 2 weeks. Please let me know if you have any suggestions.

Reviewed October 3, 2018

If you are seeking for some serious and Authentic place to practise Yoga, This is the perfect place for you. Life of an ashram you can enjoy as a bonus of your trip. The beauty of the place is breathtaking.

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Nataraj 1, Co director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. It encourages us to continue our service. Please come again.

Reviewed August 16, 2018

My goal was to stay at this ashram at least for 15 days, but I stayed for 7. So many reasons that made the experience not worth it. Customer service: really bad. The only answer I got from whoever I asked was "I don´t know",...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Nataraj 1, Director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Dear felipelduarte I am sorry to hear of your disappointing experiences in the Ashram. I have copied your feedback to the relevant people to correct ourselves where we can.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

I cannot have very specific, or elaborate as the rest did, because i visited the Ashram only for few hours. We were a group of yogis and we wanted to try the Ashram experience although we didn't do it fully. This place brings a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Nataraj 1, director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Dear Christelle thanks for visiting and sharing your experience. I hope you can come again.

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a yoga vacation for 4 nights. The rooms were dirty, smelly and depressing.The property could really do with some love and attentention (maintenance). The staff were polite but unfriendly and unwelcoming - especially compared with recent experiences at other ashrams. The satsangs...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Nataraj 1, Director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Sorry to hear of your disappointing experience in the ashram. Kindly mention which rooms your were occupying so that we can check them.

Reviewed June 27, 2018

I have been to this ashram many times. The teachings and Yoga are most authentic and as close to the original as it can get. The ashram environment is so very healing, the programs very immersive and the teachers and staff are very learned and...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Nataraj 1, director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Dear Venkat ji Om Namah Sivaya Thanks for your positive and inspiring words. We look forward to your next visit.

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Miscara
November 11, 2018|
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Response from JayanthiG16 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Your email will be answeted normally by a staff. It is possible they are busy. Howver if you are going for yoga vacation you do not need to book in advance. Just turn up with your photo id card. Do read up ashram rules... More
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Miscara
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Response from Christelle M | Reviewed this property |
Dear Miscara, My hotel did the reservation for me; but to my knowledge, you can walk in and stay, you don't need any preparations. Just try to arrive in a convenient time. But if you wanna be sure, try calling them. Enjoy... More
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Response from lauracastor | Reviewed this property |
Hi Moe, I flew into the Trivandrum Airport. You can order a prepaid taxi from there to the Ashram and it takes about 1-1.5 hours. If you arrive late at night, like I did, you might want to stay overnight at a hotel in the... More
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