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1 You Are Here:
Anandashram P.O. Anandashram Kanhangad, Kerala 671531
3 Through the gates and to the main circular parking area. Book Stall to the left, Reception and Ramana Building to the right, Bhajan (Worship) Hall straight ahead.
4 View From Opposite Direction
6 Bhajan Hall
7 Bhajan Hall
The Bhajan Hall is the main venue for various programs throughout the day, including chanting of Ram Nam, Flower Offering at 7:30am, and Arati at 12:00 and 9:00pm.
8 Inside the Bhajan Hall
9 Outside Papa's Samadhi Shrine
The Samadhi Shrines of Papa and Mataji are the other main places for Ram Nam. On alternating days, one Samadhi will be for chanting and the other for silence.
10 Outside Mataji's Samadhi Shrine
Beginning at 6am in the Shrine allocated for Ram Nam, chanting continues in half-hour shifts alternating between men and women up till 6pm and then culminates in Arati. One may join at one’s own prompting – as is the case with all Ashram programs.
11 Inside Papa's Samadhi Shrine
12 Inside Mataji's Samadhi Shrine
13 Papa's Samadhi
14 Mataji's Samadhi
15 Flower Offering Ceremony in the Bhajan Hall
16 Culminating with Arati in Papa's Samadhi Shrine.
17 Book Stall
Ashram Publications are available here, including the Ashram monthly magazine, “The Vision”. http://anandashram.org/htmlsite/vision.html
A large collection of spiritual books and magazines are available from the Ashram library and may be checked out and brought to one’s room.
19 Lotus Pond and Garden
A quiet place to sit, stroll, and commune with nature.
22 Lotus Garden, Mother Krishnabai Centenary Hall in Background.
23 Mother Krishnabai Centenary Hall
24 Inside Mother Krishnabai Centenary Hall
Weather pending, other Ashram programs such as Satsang from 9-10am and readings from 3:30-4:30pm may take place inside Mother Krishnabai Centenary Hall.
25 Outside the Dining Hall, the "Bhojansala"
Breakfast: 7:45 Lunch: 12:45 Dinner: 7:00
26 In The Kitchen: The Chapatti Assembly Line
29 Inside the Dining Hall
Ashram buildings for guests and residents take various names and forms. Mother Krishnabai Block pictured above.
32 Sadhu Dham
34 Guru Kripa
35 Shanti Nivas
36 Ramana Building
37 Inside a Guest Room
39 The two buildings of the "Goshala" provide accommodation for the Ashram's resident cows. All the Ashram milk is provided by them.