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Sukchar Ashram

Sukchar, North 24 Parganas,
West Bengal, India (Pin 700115)
Phone: +91-33-2563-2017

The Sukchar Ashram is located on the beautiful banks of the river Ganga which provides a rejuvenating setting for visitors and devotees. The ashram has a gaushala (dairy) and a library which has a collection of rare texts. Additionally, there are rooms for the convenience of visitors. Prasadam (food) is also served regularly.

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How to get there: Sukchar is located to the north of Kolkata. The ashram is accessible by car and the space inside allows the parking of about 4 cars. From the Sodepur railway station, one can embark on a shared auto-rikshaw which will bring him/her onto B.T road, from where one can take another auto-rikshaw to Sukchar. Alternatively, one may arrive by bus and alight at the Sodepur (Sukchar) stop on B.T Road. The final stretch can be covered on foot or on a cycle-rikshaw.

Sivala Ashram

B. 3/310 Sivala, Varanasi,
Uttar Pradesh, India (Pin 221001)

Situated opposite a beautiful park and close to the Sivala ghat in Varanasi, this ashram is usually home to many young students and scholars who are pursuing Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy in Benaras Hindu University (BHU). The ashram is conveniently located at a reasonable distance from both BHU and Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

Accomodation is available to visitors and prasadam (food) is served regularly.

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How to get there: Varanasi is well connected to all major cities of India via road and rail. A tonga (horse carriage) or an auto-rikshaw can be availed from the Varanasi City railway station, and auto-rishaws only from the Mughalsarai railway station.