Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram

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Just like a private paradise in a beautiful natural setting, Sivananda ashram is an amazing place to spend time in self development an immerse in Indian culture. Located in the foothills of Kerala’s Western Ghats, The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram has an ideal atmosphere for a transformational Yoga journey.

people practicing yoga at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram

Yoga Vacation

Based on the teachings of Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevananda, yoga vacation is a specially designed two-week yoga retreat which develops positive thinking, perfect health and inner joy. This is a transformational journey that helps one get self-disciplined, organized and balanced and these practices can be incorporated back into your daily life at home. Disciplined an structured life at Ashram helps you focus on your inner-self.

Sivanan Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram Yoga session

Yoga Ayurveda Cultural Program – YACP

If one wants to celebrate the Christmas and New Year season in a different healthy manner, just leave your cares and worries behind and join the joyful Yoga Ayurveda Cultural Program at the ashram. This is perfect for Body, Mind and Soul alignment. YACP includes not only Yoga and Ayurveda but also Indian music called kirtana and dance called nritta sassions, a spiritual art exhibition, Kalaripyattu (South Indian martial arts), Vedic astrology, and Vastu and more. It also includes Christmas special events including Christmas carols and a visit from Santa Claus.

Sivanan Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram

International Courses & Programs

In addition to the Yoga Vacation program we offer training courses such as:

  • Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC)
  • Advanced Teacher Training Course (ATTC)
  • Ayurvedic Wellness Course
  • Panchakarma Detoxification Program
  • Fasting & Detoxification Program
  • South India Yaatra
  • Kids Camp
  • Yoga Ayurveda Cultural Program (YACP)


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Ashram Facilities


Sivananda Institute of Health (SIH)

Ayurveda or ayurvedic medicine is a Hindu system of traditional medicine native to India and a form of alternative medicine. Sivananda Institute of Health provides a personalized, caring service including Ayurvedic remedies, medicines, consultations, and treatments.


The boutique stocks most items including different types of yoga mats, props, accessories. Here one will find high quality yoga clothing, CDs and books.


There is a massive collection of yoga, ayurveda and meditation books in this library.

Telephone, Internet, Fax and email

Though the internet facility is limited, you can easily make international phone calls from here. Reception desk executives are here to help yo do fax.

Additional facilities available during High Season
(October – April):


Health Hut

One can easily enjoy fruit salads, juices and a variety of snacks here in Health Hut in a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere.

Laundry Service

Laundry service is very important for travelers and in Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram one gets this service at a very affordable rate.


Sivanan Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram Yoga



There are different types of accommodation:

  • Tent space
  • Dormitory
  • Shared non-AC twin rooms with common bathrooms (cold water only)
  • Shared non-AC twin rooms with private bathroom (cold water only) – Kailash
  • Shared AC twin rooms with private bathroom (hot water), kettle and fridge – Vaikuntam

Separate mens’ and womens’ dormitories contain up to 32 beds with 2 bedded cubicles. Shared bathrooms have cold water only.


Sivanan Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram Accommodation



Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram
Neyyar Dam P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram Dist (Trivandrum)
Kerala 695 572 INDIA

Telephone: +91.471.227.3093 / +91.471.227.2703
Mobile: +91.94.9563.0951
Fax: +91.471.227.2093