Adivarapupeta. Sri Shivabalayogi Maharaj
Ashram Trust, Adivarapupeta, Draksharama, Ramachandrapuram, East
Godavari Dist., Andhra Pradesh 533 262 India. Tel. (0885752) 412.
Bhajans every night, especially on Friday nights which is the main
night. This is the "Mother Ashram" where Shri Swamiji is
present in the Samadhi where His holy physical body lies interred, in
the Shivalingam and Goddess Devi consecrated in the place where He sat
in tapas for almost ten years, and in spiritual trance and bhava and
darshan through bhava samadhi. The loving blessings for one's
meditation are powerful. For more information and assistance, contact
Mr. K. Gopanna, trustee, at Kommireddi House & Street, Kakinada 533
001, India, telephone
Doddaballapur, India. This is the first
ashram established after Adivarapupeta and has a long history and
exciting bhajans. Doddaballapur is a short distance north of Bangalore.
Bhajans are conducted every Sunday evening from 6.30 to 8.00 PM. The
ashram is opposite the rural police station near the Milk Dairy. Contact
Sri P. M. Ramachandrappa, ashram secretary, at 2589 Chickapet,
Doddaballapur 361 203.
Bangalore. Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj
Trust, 1/A, Phase 3, J. P. Nagar, Bangalore 560 078 India. Tel. +
or Jagadish's Home: +91-80-2222 5142 & Jagadish's Mobile: +91-98454
76525 & Jagadish's Work: +91-80-2552 3575 . This ashram is Shri Swamiji's International Centre for
Indian Culture. Bhajans every night but Sunday night is the main night
when one can experience the blessings through the bhajans and witness
Shri Swamiji's and the gods' play and astral presence through bhava.
There is a mass feeding every Sunday after the bhajans which run between
6:30 and 8:00 p.m. The Trust maintains an office at the ashram.
Bangalore - Langford Town Shri
Shivabalayogi Maharaj International Trust, No.2, Olleff Road, Bangalore
- 560 025, INDIA. Tel:
Programs on Saturdays begin in the evening at 5.30 PM with meditation
and are followed by bhajans from 6.30 to 8.00 PM and mass feeding at
8.00 PM. This is in addition to the monthly program on the second
Saturday of every month at Shri Prasanna Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple.
2658 0546, 2658 0822 The international Trust is conducting a Meditation
program on the second Saturday of every month at Shri Prasanna
Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple Trust premises in the meditation hall from
10.00 to 11.00 AM. Mahalaxmi Layout, Bangalore.
Dehradun. Shri Shiva Bala Yogi Maharaj
Trust, Kailash Kumari Devi Bhawan, International Center for Indian
Culture, 180-C Rajpur Road, Dehradun 248 009 India. Tel.
There is a manager on site. Dehradun is a center for traveling and
treking in the Himalayas and the ashrams of many other great souls are
located in and about Dehradun. Visitors should make a point to visit
this beautiful and peaceful setting for meditation.
Sambhar Lake, India. Sri Shivabalayogi
Satsang Mandir (opposite Labour Society), Sambhar Lake, Rajastan 303 604
India. Telephone contact: G. R. Lamba, res 4207. The ashram is managed
by Sri Krishan Lal Ghai and his wife and is located in a small community
on the edge of the Rajastan desert. This ashram has a well deserved
reputation for its devotees' love for Shri Swamiji and other devotees.
Weekly programs every Friday evening.
Anantapur, India. This beautifully built
out ashram is located south of the city just off the Bangalore Highway.
There is a temple which has the first consecrated statue of Shri Swamiji
which was installed in October of 1982. Contact C. Mallikarjuna, ashram
treasurer, proprietor, Sri Venkatarama Traders, 24-41, Gandhi Bazaar,
Anantapur. Tel. +91-8554-272456
Gollapalli (Hyderabad, A.P.), India.
Gollapalli is located in a peaceful, rural setting about an hour outside
of Hyderbad. Shri Swamiji once told devotees that this ashram is the
best place suited for meditation. For information and assistance,
contact DVS Raju: 040-331-3093; PVS Raju: 040-334-0338, working president of the ashram committee,
managing director, ELICO, Ltd., 6-3-456/A/1 Punjagutta, Hyderabad 500 082.
NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER
DVS Raju +91-40-2331
PVS Raju +91-40-2334 0338
Muddireddipalli, (Hindupur) India. Located a
few hours by bus north from Bangalore, this ashram has weekly bhajan
programs every Saturday evening. The ashram is located in the southwest
of the Muddireddipalli in the Shivabalayogi Nagar neighborhood. Visitors
should contact Sri Muniappa or Sri Timayya, both of whom live a few
hundred yards from the ashram and will provide invaluable assistance.
Guntur, India. Shri Swamiji used to stay in
Guntur during his frequent travels between Hyderabad and Adivarapupeta.
The ashram is located opposite the Satyanarayana Swamy Temple at B1-46
in Ravindra Nagar, Guntur, and Miss Yashoda is the on-site manager. For
information, contact the ashram secretary, Mr. Ganapaty, at tel. 231596
(office) or 231939 (res.), or the ashram president, Dr. P. N. Murthy,
86B Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar, Hyderabad 500 038. Tel. res +91-(040) 274805
& 274765 or office +91-(040) 231246.
Ratnagiri (Rolla, A.P), India. Shri
Swamiji’s newest ashram is located five hours by road
northeast from Bangalore, just inside Andhra Pradesh at Shri
Shivabalayogi Nagar, Rolla Mandalam, Anantapur District, A.P. 515 321.
The setting is idyllic and peaceful, there are regular bhajans, and the
hospitality genuine and enthusiastic. The founder and onsite manager is
Sri. R. Thippanna who can be reached by telephone through V. M. Pande
Rangappa, ashram committee working president, (08493) 89118.
Jhansi, India. Jhansi has a group of
devotees whose activity and dedication are an inspiration for the rest
of us. They hold weekly kirtan every Saturday night at 6:30. The
bandhara (mass feeding) conducted each year to celebrate Shri Swamiji's
birthday on the 24th of January is probably the largest among Shri
Swamiji's ashrams or devotees. Any devotee passing anywhere near to
Jhansi should contact Sri R. C. Nanda at 95/7, 38 Civil Lines (near Jain
Nursing Home), Jhansi, tel: (0517) 446633 & 441151. You will be in
for a treat.
Delhi, India. Meditation and bhajan
programs are held periodically, often at the house of D. S. Walia, C-77
Pandav Nagar, Delhi 110 092, telephone
+91-11-2221 4103. Those interested
in receiving Shri Swamiji's initiation or more information about His
Holiness are encouraged to contact Mr. Walia.
Gopanna, Kakinada +91-884-2378303
Jhansi (Nanda) +91-517-244 1151 or
There are other ashrams and groups of devotees.
For details please contact Dasari Jagadish Kumar at
or.+91(country code) -80 (city code)
during the weekday or
-80 (city code) 222-5142.
Also you can e-mail
and ask for
"Meditation Centers & Ashrams."