karma yoga program
Sivananda Ashram is now accepting residential applications.
Sivananda Ashram Karma Yoga Program is for those who seek to live life with a deeper understanding of their true nature.
There is no requirement to follow any particular religion; yoga is the path of self-knowledge not an external belief system.
We follow the way of Integral Yoga which includes Jnana (the yoga of right knowledge) Bhakti (the yoga of devotion) Karma (the yoga of selfless service) Hatha (the yoga of the body and breath) and Raja(meditation).
What You Receive
Your own comfortable, clean room and shared bathroom facilities. Bedding and towels. Beautiful garden surroundings. Access to a free, varied program of hatha yoga in our beautiful yoga hall. Access to our well stocked library of spiritual texts.
Wholesome, vegetarian meals. A welcome into a working spiritual community. An invitation to join our Jnana and bhakti yoga program and morning meditation program. A schedule of karma yoga.
What you are asked to give
An attitude of kindness, receptivity and ahimsa or non-violence in word and deed. 3 hours per day of karma yoga duties 5 days per week. Flexibility.
A sincere and responsible attitude toward all tasks. Attendance at morning meditation. Noble silence between the hours of 9pm and 8am. (Where talking is necessary, we whisper during these hours)
A respectful attitude toward the teachings of Swami Sivananda and Swami Venkatesananda. Adherence to the Ashram Code of Conduct.
Payment of $150 per week