Leave your cares and worries behind and celebrate the Christmas and New Year season at our ashram. Body, mind and soul are elevated by an array of Indian culture together with the Yoga Vacation schedule. Special events include Indian music and dance performances, a spiritual painting exhibition, Kalaripyattu (South Indian martial arts), talks on Ayurveda, Vedic astrology, mathematics and Vastu and more. Christmas festivities include Christmas carols and a visit from Santa Claus.

Optional day trips to local places of interest include excursions to Kanyakumari (southern most tip of India), the Meenmooti waterfalls for a jungle picnic, the Neyyar Dam lion park, a crocodile farm and an elephant rehabilitation centre.

Free Ayurvedic consultations are available at the Sivananda Institute of Health, with Ayurvedic massage and treatments available at reasonable cost.

Book early for accommodation to avoid disappointment. Join us for a joyful and unique Christmas celebration.

Yoga Ayurveda Cultural Programme - YACP


21 Dec 2014 - 01 Jan 2015

21 Dec 2015 - 01 Jan 2016

Twin Room AC Rs 2000
Twin Room non-AC Rs 1300
Twin Room non-AC common bathroom Rs 1050
Dormitory Rs 850
Tent Rs 850

*minimum stay 3 days

How to Register

For Yoga Vacation programme and YACP twin share rooms bookings, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We provide dormitory accommodation without prior booking. During peak season (January and February) when the ashram is at full occupancy we offer temporary dorm accommodation (mattress on the floor) at dormitory rates.

We advise you to arrive the day before the Yoga Vacation programme begins and leave the day after the programme ends. A minimum donation for 3 nights accommodation is required on arrival.


Yoga Vacation and YACP donations are per person per night and include all classes, meals and accommodation.

The ashram accepts payment in Indian rupees, credit card (Visa and Mastercard, not American Express) and travellers cheques. We do not accept foreign currency cash payment, direct bank transfer nor personal cheques. Credit card payments incur 2% charges.

No refunds will be given.


Please Note

  • Attendance of the entire ashram daily schedule is mandatory.
  • Guests should be familiar with the Ashram Rules & Guidelines and Cultural Information before coming.
  • The daily schedule may change from time to time according to need. The entire schedule is mandatory unless otherwise indicated.
  • Day trips to places of interest are regularly arranged on the day off.

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