The Arhanta Yoga Ashram India is a traditional Yoga school located near Khajuraho, also famous as the City of Temples, in Madhya Pradesh, India. The Yoga ashram covers 17 acres of green land, situated midst beautiful lush nature, surrounded by hills, forests and seemingly endless fields. The natural beauty and varied landscaping of the region makes it a unique location for an ashram. On our page sightseeing in Khajuraho you find more information about Khajuraho itself.
The life at a Yoga ashram in India is simple and focused only on the teachings and your spiritual growth rather than on the comforts of daily life. It is important to understand that an ashram is minimalist in facilities and does not offer luxuries like a hotel. It is only suitable for those who wish to experience the Yogic lifestyle and focus on self-reflection and growth.
The Arhanta Yoga School India is the perfect place to follow a spiritual practice. It provides a peaceful, serene and secluded environment where you can focus entirely on your personal and spiritual growth, and learning experience. The quiet and peaceful environment gives you the chance to renounce your material dependencies and to bring your focus within. At the same time it allows you to connect with the beautiful nature around you, experiencing a deep connection with the creation. The secluded and beautiful location promotes clarity and self-reflection. This helps to go deeper into your Yoga and meditation practice.
Along with professional yoga teacher training’s in India, and Yoga vacations, the ashram also supports various charitable works from time to time in nearby villages to improve living standards and general awareness of the local villages.
Facilities at the Arhanta Yoga Ashram, India
Simple and clean accommodation
Accommodation comprises of single rooms and double shared rooms
All rooms have attached bathrooms, and the bathrooms are equipped with western toilet seats and cold showers. Hot water is also available during winter season
All windows and beds have mosquito nets installed
Two Yoga halls covering more than 220 square meter and 170 square meter
Three pure vegetarian meals per day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and herbal tea
RO filtered safe drinking water
Ashram boutique store (Yoga mats, meditation cushions, shawls, toiletries and more for reasonable prices)
Limited internet is available (the speed and connectivity is dependent on the service provider as well as many other factors)
International phone facility is available
Doctor on call facility
Airport pick up and drop off facility
What to bring to the Ashram
Yoga mat (can be purchased in the ashram store)
Toiletries and towels
Meditation shawl (can be purchased in the ashram store)
Alarm working on batteries
Wristwatch (for the ‘How to teach’ classes)
Comfortable and warm clothing
Slippers and socks to enter the temples
Comfortable walking shoes
Rules of the Yoga Ashram
Yoga means bringing discipline to the body, mind and soul. The rules and regulations of our Yoga school in India exists to guarantee the maximal spiritual benefits and are part of the Yogic lifestyle.
During a Yoga teacher training, 100% attendance at the course is mandatory. Students must follow the schedule and assist to all the classes, lectures and other activities of the school.
Students of a Yoga teacher training cannot leave the ashram (except on the day off). In case of an emergency, leaving the ashram is only possible with the written agreement of the course coordinator.
The use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs are strictly forbidden during your the stay at the ashram.
We offer a strict schedule and diet to make sure you benefit maximum form the course; students are expected to adjust to this schedule and diet as soon as possible.
We advise you to not bring anything valuable. If necessary it is possible to store your valuables safely in the ashram.
We ask you to inform the ashram administration immediately in case of any physical problem.
You are allowed to bring medication to continue a certain treatment, but we advise you to inform the ashram administration and your teacher beforehand.
The meals in our Yoga school are strictly vegetarian and it is not allowed to bring food from outside into the ashram.
During meals we preserve strict silence.
You will participate in Karma Yoga for one hour a day.
How to reach the ashram
Arhanta Yoga Ashram India is located 14 km from the Khajuraho airport and 10 km from the Khajuraho train station. There are daily flights and trains from New Delhi, Varanasi and Agra to Khajuraho. We offer a complementary pick-up and drop off to all students on the first and last day of the course.
International students should first arrive to New Delhi airport (IGI airport) and from there take a domestic flight or train to Khajuraho.
Arhanta Yoga Ashram India address
Arhanta Yatri Niwas (Near Khajuraho) Village Bansarai, P.O. Onta Purwa (via Bamitha) District Chhatarpur,Madhya Pradesh 471105, India