Sadhana Mandirlogopath

Founded in 1966 on the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh, India, Sadhana Mandir Trust was established by Swami Rama as an international retreat center for sincere aspirants to practice meditation in a spiritually elevating environment. Away from the hustle and bustle of Rishikesh, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Sadhana Mandir is located on the banks of the holy river Ganges. Surrounded by beautiful flowering gardens, mango trees and a lotus pond, a quiet and serene atmosphere permeates the ashram making it ideal for sadhana.


Stressless Living

Dates: March 18-20, 2016 “In this procession of life which is very much crowded, how an individual can go ahead peacefully without any stress? This is the point. This is the question before everyone today. Are we going to live the way we live, all the time tossed by...

Kriya Yoga

Dates: March 25-27, 2016 “Kriya yoga, or preliminary yoga, is practical yoga. Since it is not possible to immediately gain control of the mind and its thinking process, your emotional life, and all your desires and appetites of the primitive fountains, you will have...

Hatha Yoga Weekend

Dates: January 15-17, 2016 “Yoga is a systematic science. Ha and tha are symbolic syllables used to indicate the flow of breath in the right and left nostrils. Hatha yoga deals mostly with exercises for the body and breath which prepare the student to become aware of...

Guru Purnima Program 23-31 July

Guru Purnima Program 23 – 31 July 2015  Opening puja 23 July- Guruvandana 07:00 am Panchangapuja 07:15 am Gurupuja 08:15 am Akhanda Gurugita will begin 09:00 am Arti 09:00 am Prasada, Ashirvada 09:30 am Akhandamandalakaram Mantra will be 10:11 am Daily program...

New Releases

Now Available! Poetry Reading by Swami Rama

Swami Rama was an inspired poet and author. In this rare and unique recording from 1989, Swami Rama reads his own personal poetry. Poems include original unpublished works, and some published verses from Sikh scriptures like Japji and Sukhamani Sahab, as well as...

Now available! “Treading the Path” audio lecture by Swami Rama

Treading the Path Lecture by Swami Rama In this lecture by Swami Rama, recorded live in 1978, he discusses the four primitive urges (food, sleep, sex and self-preservation), and how to work with the mind and senses. Swamiji discusses the relationship between breath...

At the Feet of a Himalayan Master, volume 5

  New Title Now Available! At the Feet of a Himalayan Master: Remembering Swami Rama, volume 5 “Swami Rama was a citizen of the world. He was a master of meditation who lectured, wrote books, established numerous teaching centers, and founded a hospital and...

Now available on iTunes: Lecture on Healing by Swami Rama

In this hour-long lecture recorded live in 1978, Swami Rama talks about healing – healing yourself and healing others. He talks about human potentials that usually remain hidden within such as instinctual knowledge and intuitive knowledge, and the need for...
Swami Rama

“Meditation will give you a tranquil mind.

Meditation will make you aware of the Reality deep within.

Meditation will make you fearless;

meditation will make you calm;

meditation will make you gentle;

meditation will make you loving;

meditation will give you freedom from fear

—those are the results of meditation.”

Swami Rama

Self-Guided Silence Retreat

The ashram is available for serious sadhakas to experience a self-guided individual silence retreat for personal renewal and deepening of meditation practices. Self-guided retreats are for experienced meditators only. Self-reliance is essential for this program.