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.

Celebrating Life: The Philosophy of H.H. Swami Rama

Dates: February 13-18, 2015 “We must not create a wall between our worldly and spiritual lives. People disorganized in their worldly life search for spiritual wisdom in seclusion; whereas, if organized properly, they can have all the means and resources that are...

5-Day Guided Meditation Retreat

Dates: March 12-16, 2015 “Meditation annihilates time and then you are free, and you can be here and now.” Swami Rama This 5-day Guided Meditation Retreat offered at the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh, is a perfect time to renew your meditation practice...

Sacred Journey: Discovering the Purpose of Life

Dates: Dec. 19-21, 2014 “You have many, many definitions about life. According to me, life is a long sentence. It has many commas, semi colons, and there is no end. If you study that line, that big sentence which is called life, I think you will attain the purpose of...

A Program for Progress in Meditation

Dates: December 5-7, 2014 “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 highest...

Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima will be celebrated Saturday July 12, 2014 at Sadhana Mandir. 7:00 a.m., Guruvandana 7:15 a.m., Panchangpuja 8:15 a.m., Shri Gurupuja 8:30 a.m., Purnahuti 9:00 a.m., Closing with Gurugitapath 9:15 a.m., Aartee 9:30 a.m., Prasad, Ashirvada...
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 Meditation Retreat

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