Sivananda yoga vedanta dhanwantaria ashram neyyar dam - 4*, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)


Address: Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, Neyyar Dam P.O., Thiruvananthapuram Dist., Kerala 695572, India


The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram is set in 12 acres of tropical splendour in the foothills of Kerala's Western Ghats. The natural beauty of Neyyar Dam, the forested surroundings, the cool green coconut tree groves and colourful flower-filled views, all offer an ideal atmosphere for the practice of yoga and meditation. The ashram was founded in 1959 with the aim of promoting the ancient science of Yoga for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and to thereby create a more peaceful world.

The ashram is a charitable, non-profit organization supported by dedicated volunteer staff. The ashram offers five types of accommodation, they are tent space.

Simple nutritious and tasty vegetarian food is served twice a day. Snacks, fruit juices, fruit salads are available from our Health Hut during high season. The ashram programme covers classical yoga techniques, taught in a warm and friendly environment, helps to instill in guests a deep awareness of the spiritual essence of life.


Ayurveda at Sivananda yoga vedanta dhanwantaria ashram neyyar dam

Ayurvedic treatment, panchakarma rejuvenation therapy and general ayurvedic oil massages are available throughout the year to ashram guests. Ayurvedic wellness course is a two week course held at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, Neyyar Dam as it is an introduction to Ayurveda, the Science of Life, an ancient Indian holistic approach to achieving and maintaining good health. The purpose of the course is to give a beginners understanding of the principles of Ayurveda such that one can adjust one's own lifestyle, and share beneficial information with family, friends, colleagues, for improved health. A resident ayurveda doctor is available for consultations and treatment.


Yoga at Sivananda yoga vedanta dhanwantaria ashram neyyar dam

Give your life a boost, develop positive thinking, radiant health and inner peace through the practice of ancient yogic techniques for balanced living. It is designed to help you develop a strong practice which can be incorporated back into your daily life at home. While living in the ashram and following a simple, structured daily schedule, allows you to focus on yourself. Karma Yoga, a service done without selfish expectations, is an essential part of Yoga practice. Guests are expected to participate in the daily karma yoga tasks.

They conduct kid’s camp which is a three week residential programme. It is a profound experience for children aged from 7 to 11. The course provides tools for children to learn self-discipline. Swimming, games, arts/crafts, chanting, lectures and yoga asanas are some of the activities in the programme. The ashram schedule is modified to suit the children's needs.


Services & Activities

Boutique Library
Safe Keeping Telephone
Internet and email Recycling


This information was last updated in May 2015