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Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram

Neyyar Dam P.O., Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695 572, India
+91 94956 30951
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This was a life-changing, wonderful experience. I spent 10 blissful days at the ashram, and wish I... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
ginny665
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Enchanting place

Thank you for my beautiful experience. Well organized place, good energy, lovely people, well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Neyyar Dam P.O., Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695 572, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a life-changing, wonderful experience. I spent 10 blissful days at the ashram, and wish I could have stayed longer! It really felt like home. The scenery is beautiful, the food delicious, the yoga lessons excellent, staff friendly, quite an intense daily routine, but...More

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Nataraj 1, Director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your encouraging feedback. Please come again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for my beautiful experience. Well organized place, good energy, lovely people, well trained teachers. Sure thing I will come back soon. Peace and love!

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Nataraj 1, director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Elena Thank you for your appreciative review. Please come again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No denying the fact that the ashram has got a wonderful scenic location, which I believed would be perfect for my yoga experience. After a long, tiring and uneasy but still scenic journey around the mountains, the place was really worth it. My asana teacher...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ashram is extremely well organised, the food delicious and the classes and lectures very inspiring. Great to be amongst such a multicultural community! I hope to be back soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful environment por a peaceful break from the society. Positive energy all around. The teachers and all volunteers are amazing. I had a fantastic experience. Very organized, intermediate and begginers level. Magnific landscapes. Good vibes. I totally recommend and I will definetly repeat

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Nataraj 1, other at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks _/\_

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came there to experience ashram life and to improve our yoga... and we received more than that :) The 2 weeks we spent there will remain in our meomories for long. Meditating, eating healthy food, practicing asanas intensively, doing karma yoga... led us to...More

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Nataraj 1, other at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Om Namah Sivaya Thank you for your appreciation. Please come again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent the Holidays in the Sivananda Ashram in Kerala and it was fantastic!! The place is very nice and the atmosphere is all i was looking for: people from all over the world looking for a place to relax, meditate, practice yoga, learn and...More

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Nataraj 1, other at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Om Namah Sivaya Thank you for your appreciation. We are happy to serve you in the name of our gurus and Yoga.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Remember this is an ashram and there are rules . It’s an early start at 5 20 am and shower ( cold water but it’s India and that’s not so bad ! ) Bhajan and meditation at 6 am . It’s ok until the chants...More

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Nataraj 1, Director at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Blessed Self Thanks for your feedback and suggestions. We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is a good and serious yoga ashram. But some asanas (postures) are quite difficult and challenging for beginners, specially if your body is not very flexible like Asian or Indian bodies. So be very aware and don't force yourself too much for the postures....More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Avoid this place! Disorganized (when it comes to all but THE schedule), insensitive staff, poor training of the staff. Finally they will overbook and inconvenience others to prioritize the higher paying guest. We were asked to move the last night of our stay because a...More

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rebeccawV5101LJ
23 January 2018|
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Response from ALondoner72 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, in Dec 2017 it either 1200 or 1500 rupees (I cannot remember which one it was!). Hope that helps.
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DailFountainbar L
1 November 2017|
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Response from Nataraj 1 | Property representative |
Dear Helen Temperatures does not change much here. 25 - 30°C all year round.
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Gracie H
26 August 2017|
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Response from Nataraj 1 | Property representative |
Dear Gracie you can arrive early and join the ongoing classes which should not be difficult if you have some asana experience. Orientation, beginners asana class and talks start on 1st and 16th of each month.
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