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.

PROGRAMS


Mahashivratri Special Pooja

7 March  2016 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...

Yoga & Psychotherapy

Dates: November 18-20, 2016 This seminar is about the intersection of yoga philosophy and practice with psychotherapy practice.  How can yoga inform psychotherapy and how can a practitioner of yoga benefit from the psychotherapy model? Using a combination of lecture,...

Guided Silence Weekend

Dates: May 20-22, 2016 “The best of all knowledge, the greatest of all powers, comes from silence.” Swami Rama, from Sadhana: The Essence of Spiritual Life   Guided Silence Retreats are now being offered for serious sadhakas to experience silence, personal...

Practicing Raja Yoga with Patanjali as Guide

The program begins with orientation at 6:00 p.m. on November 15. The program ends after lunch on November 20. Typical Daily Schedule   6-6:30 a.m. Tea, hot lemon water 6:30-7:15 Joints and Glands Exercises 7:15-8:00 Systematic Relaxation & Diaphragmatic...

NEWS


Here Now: Lectures on the Yoga Sutras by Swami Rama

Lectures on the Yoga Sutras 1: Samadhi by Swami Rama Taken from his lectures given to graduate students at the Glenview Center in 1977-79, in this lecture Swami Rama discusses the different types of samadhi and the importance of daily practice in attaining this level...

A Visitor’s Blog: “My Top Takeaways”

MY TOP TAKEAWAYS FROM PRACTICING YOGA AND MEDITATION IN INDIA “I spent nearly the last month in Rishikesh, India. This is one of the main holy cities of India with plenty of religious and spiritual history. I wanted to learn more about yoga and meditation and...

Monsoon Moods

“Monsoon Moods” a short video of Sadhana Mandir...
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

Personal Silence Retreat

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