What is ashram?

  • (noun): A place of religious retreat modeled after the Indian ashram.
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Traditionally, an ashram (Sanskrit/Hindi: आश्रम्) is a spiritual hermitage. Additionally, today the term ashram often denotes a locus of Indian cultural activity such as yoga, music study or religious instruction, the moral equivalent of a studio or dojo.

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Ashram - Schools in Maharashtra
... especially run in the tribal areas of Maharashtra and elsewhere in India are called Ashram Shala or Ashram schools, one such school is the Lok Biradari ...
Siddha Ashram
... Siddha Ashram is located near to Harsiddhi Temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India ... The ashram is run by Acharya Mahamandaleshwara Swami Nardanandji who is known for his Kundalini Shaktipath initiation and research into ayurvedic based medicinal remedies ... The Ashram is also engaged in educating poor children's and distribution of medicines in rural areas ...
Sree Sarada Ashram Balika Vidyalaya
... Sree Sarada Ashram Balika Bidayalaya is a girls' school under the Sarada Ashram organization ... The Ashram has its origin away back in 1944 ...
Santragachhi - Tibbati Baba Ashram
... area of Santragachi is famous for Tibbati Baba (Tibbetibaba) Ashram ... of November (2nd Agrahayana of Bengali calendar 1336), an ashram was established by Tibbetibaba on the earnest request of his devotees and disciples ... This ashram was given the name of Tibbetibaba Vedanta Ashram by his devotees and disciples ...
Sirio Carrapa - Biography - The Foundation of The Sant Bani Ashram in Ribolla and Spiritual Retreats
... to buy a piece of land and found an ashram there ... he moved to Ribolla, founding the Sant Bani Ashram there in Ribolla, and he has lived there ever since ... Such intense spiritual, meditation retreats with Master Sirio aren't only in the ashram his disciples arrange programs for him all over the world, (mainly in Europe up to now, but he has also been invited to the ...

More definitions of "ashram":

  • (noun): (India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus.