Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati

Himalayan Range - View from Ashrama

Advaita Ashrama
P.O. Mayavati, Via Lohaghat, Dt. Champawat, Uttarakhand 262 524, India
Phone: 05965-23 4233; E-mail: [email protected]

Institution: Hospital
Phone: 05965-23 4234

Institution: Editorial office of Prabuddha Bharata
Phone: (0) 96909 98179


Sub Centre:

Advaita Ashrama
5 Dehi Entally Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700014, India
Phone: 033-2289 0898, 2286 6450, 2286 6483 & 2289 0210
Email: [email protected]; Website:

The ashrama was founded in 1899 under the inspiration of Swami Vivekananda. Situated in the solitude of deep Himalayan forests, it commands a magnificent view of the snow-capped mountain range covering some 380 km in length.


  • Editing Prabuddha Bharata (Awakened India), English monthly, founded by Swami Vivekananda.
  • A library with 14,115 books and 22 newspapers and periodicals.
  • A 25-bed charitable hospital, which treated 728 inpatients and 43,309 outpatients this year. 10,037 patients were benefited by medical camps (ENT, eye, dental, cardio- diabetic, skin and general) conducted during the year.
  • A guesthouse for spiritual aspirants.
  • Dairy and agriculture farming on a moderate scale.

Activities of Kolkata branch:

  • Publication of books, mainly in English: 15 new and 109 reprints this year; total number of titles: 509.
  • Publication of the English monthly, Prabuddha Bharata (123rd year with 7000 subscribers).
  • A library and a reading room with 22,965 books and 68 newspapers and periodicals.
  • Weekly study circle for 50 boys.
  • Religious classes and public lectures in the ashrama and elsewhere.
  • Welfare work by way of fortnightly distribution of foodstuff, clothes and so on, and monetary help to different individuals and institutions.
Ashrama Building