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Famous Indian Ashrams

India is a republic nation and it is also a spiritual country that has spiritual beliefs. There are many ashrams or mission that works with different NGOs to provide both educational as well as social welfare services to the needy. All the famous Indian Ashrams are the affiliated with many international associations. If you want to know about some of the famous Indian Ashrams, then you can go through the article where you would get ample information regarding all the major Indian ashrams.

Sai Baba's Ashram:

This is one of the famous Indian ashrams dedicated to Sai Baba of Shirdi. Sai Baba is also known as Shirdi Sai Baba who was an Indian yogi. He had both Hindu and Muslim followers. Sai Baba was a prominent personality of India who taught a moral value of love, charity, forgiveness, contentment and devotion to God. The Sai Baba ashram follows all the moral values of Sai Baba.


It is also a famous Indian ashram which is called the 'City of Dawn'. It is mainly an experimental township founded by Mirra Alfassa. It is located in Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in the year 1968. This organisation makes home for around 50,000 people from around the globe.

Ramakrishna Mission:

Being one of the famous Indian Ashrams Ramakrishna Mission performs several social welfare works. It is mainly a philanthropic organisation. It was founded by Swami Vivekananda in the year 1897. This organization is affiliated with the Ramakrishna Math. The headquarter of Ramkrishna Mission is located at Belur Math, Kolkata. It has several other educational institutes, providing educational programmes.

Chinmaya Mission:

It is also regarded as one of the famous Indian ashrams which is administered by the Central Chinmaya Mission Trust, Mumbai. It was founded in the year 1953. This organization was founded by Swami Chinmayananda, who taught everyone the value of spirituality as the art of living.

The Art of Living Foundation:

It is a famous non-profit making foundation and regarded as one of the esteemed spiritual ashrams in India. This organisation was founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. It has several institutions across the world. It offers many educational courses to the students. The international headquarter of The Art of Living Foundation is located in Bangalore, India.