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.


Mahashivratri Special Pooja

17 February 2015 6:00 p.m., puja archana 7:00 p.m., abhishek and rudrapath 8:00 p.m., arati and pushpanjali 8:15 p.m., prasad distribution...

Deepening Breath, Deepening Meditation

  2015 Dates: March 27-29, April 24-26, & September 25-27   “The breathing process is a powerful variable, which has an enormous impact on the tension level of your body, as well as on the calmness and clarity of your mind.”   “…without breath...

Introduction to Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep)

2015 Dates: May 22-24   “There is a method called yoga nidra in which you can have conscious sleep. Yoga nidra is a state between sleep and samadhi.”   Swami Rama   Yoga nidra is a simple method consisting of a few breathing and mental exercises.   This...

The Method of Meditation

Dates:  July 10-12, August 21-23, 2015 “This program for progress in meditation is the result of thorough examination and experimentation by the tradition of the sages. Many sincere students of meditation have experienced its benefits. If you really want to attain the...

New Releases

Coming Soon: 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 Poems include original unpublished works, and some published verses from Sikh scriptures like Japji and Sukhamani Sahab, as well as...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.