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Plan a Visit

Shrimad Rajchandra Ashram, Dharampur invites seekers and visitors from all walks of life and from every corner of the world to benefit from its profound sanctity.
It is time to open the doorways of self-discovery and embark on an inward journey!

Puja and Darshan at the Jinmandir and Gurumandir

Pakshal 7:00 am
Puja Up to 4:00 pm
Arti 7:30 pm

Jinmandir Facilities

  • Lockers – Lockers available outside the bathing and washroom area. Lock and key to be bought from Divine Shop.
  • Bathing Facilities – Provided in the base level of the Jinmandir Complex
  • Elevator – provided for Senior citizens or people with some physical disablity or current health issues

Jinmandir Culture

  • Use of Phones is strictly prohibited in the Jinmandir Complex
  • Photography is allowed ONLY in the Jinmandir Plaza Area and nowhere else in the temple premise
  • For Children ONLY – Photography is allowed on the Lions of the Jinmandir Steps as well
  • Ladies in menstrual cycle – You are requested not to enter the Mandir.

Charanpakshal at Amphitheatre

Pujya Gurudevshri’s Darshan

Pujya Gurudevshri will not meet anyone on the weekends due to satsang shibirs and special programmes.

Email requests will not be entertained.

Satsang Timings

Offering to Pujya Gurudevshri

Illuminating Satsangs on TV

Ashram Schedule

Timings Activity Venue
6:00 am –
6:45 am
Meditation Amphitheatre
6:45 am –
7:30 am
Morning Ajnabhakti Amphitheatre
7:30 am –
7:45 am
Chaityavandan Mandir
10:00 am –
11:00 am
Satsang by Pujya Gurudevshri Yajnasthal
11:00 am –
12:00 pm
Session by Swadhyaykar Yajnasthal
4:15 pm –
4:45 pm
Guided Meditation Yajnasthal
4:45 pm –
5:15 pm
Yoga Yajnasthal
7:30 pm –
8:00 pm
Arti and Devvandan Mandir
8:15 pm –
9:15 pm
Evening Ajnabhakti and Kirtan Bhakti Amphitheatre

Book My Stay

  • The Ashram offers simple accommodation in a serene setting, perfectly conducive to spiritual growth and self-transformation. There are several stay facilities for programme participants; the options allow selection based on budget and convenience. These stay facilities are available for programme participants only.
  • Select your preferred room type in the form. To request for more than one room, fill another form.
  • A payment link will be sent along with your confirmation email and WhatsApp message. Please make the payment within 48 hours to reserve your room.
  • For advance bookings, payment is necessary else it stands cancelled.
  • If you require stay for your helper, please enquire at the Registration office upon arrival. We will be able to accommodate your request, subject to availability. Alternatively, you can accommodate your helper in your room (not applicable if you have chosen dormitory stay).
Shibir Stay Charges
Type of stay Capacity Rates per day
AC Non – AC
Stay for Ashram Programme – Hall Dormitory
(Per person charges)
1 325 200
Stay for Ashram Programme – Room Dormitory
(Per person charges)
1 450 300
Stay for Ashram Programme – Small Studio 3 850 550
Stay for Ashram Programme – Standard Studio 4 1100 800
Stay for Ashram Programme – Premium Studio 4 1400 1100
Stay for Ashram Programme – Standard One-Bedroom Unit 6 2200 1600
Stay for Ashram Programme – Premium One-Bedroom Unit 4 2800
Stay for Ashram Programme – Two-Bedroom Unit 8 3300

Note: Dormitory stay is provided for particular days only.

Check-out

  • If you have reserved stay at the Ashram for one day, you must check out within 24 hours from your check-in time. The same pattern must be followed for reservations spanning more days. Any extension beyond the check-out time will bear an additional charge.

Cancellation

  • If, for any reason, you decide to cancel your visit to the Ashram, please cancel your reservation. If you fail to cancel your booking prior to the date of your arrival, no refund will be provided.
  • If you cancel your room within 72 hours prior to your arrival, you will need to pay the charges for a day. The remaining amount will be refunded.
  • For group visits, if you cancel your rooms within 7 days prior to your arrival, you will need to pay the charges for a day. The remaining amount will be refunded.
  • There is no refund for meal coupons purchased online or upon arrival.

Note: Dormitory stay charges are applicable to children also.

Registration Office

Amenities & Services

Facilities Location Timings
Seva
Registration Office at Dining Complex 12:00 pm –
1:00 pm
Contributions
Office:
•Dining Complex
•Jinmandir
•Welcome Centre
10:00 am –
6:00 pm
Meditation Garden
Behind the Amphitheatre (Please maintain silence) 5:30 am –
10:00 pm
Accommodation
Meal coupons
Buggy coupons
Office:
•Dining Complex (upper level)
•Welcome Centre
9:00 am –
9:00 pm
Divine Shop
Welcome Centre
Dining Complex (upper level)
9:00 am –
7:30 pm
11:00 am –
7:00 pm
Cafeteria
Dining Complex (upper level)

Welcome Centre
9:00 am –
sunset
9:00 am –
sunset
Medical Facilities
Dining Complex (lower level) 12:30 pm –
1:00 pm
6:30 pm –
7:00 pm
ATM
Dining Complex (lower level) 24 hours
Grocery
Dining Complex (lower level) 9:00 am –
1:00 pm
3:30 pm –
6:30 pm

Repairs and Maintenance

Repairs for Dharamshala / Ashram Unit

  • If you face any kind of Electrical / Plumbing / Civil issues in the Ashram unit allotted to you, then kindly fill the details in the link below. This will help us to effectively and efficiently address the problem

Laundry

  • Deposit – Please deposit your laundry at the laundry room in your building. Please ensure that you put it in a bag and tag it with your name, mobile number and the building name. Laundry will be collected at 11:00 am by Ashram staff.
  • Payment – At the utility room in the Dining Complex (lower level) between 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm on the same day.
  • Collect – Once the payment has been made, the clothes will be delivered to your building’s laundry room on the next day at 12 noon.

Laundry Rates

Cloth Type Iron Rate
Wash & Iron Rate
Kurti 7 17
Salwar 7 17
Dupatta 7 17
Saree 15 35
Petticoat 7 17
Blouse 7 17
Tshirt/Shirt/Kurta 7 17
Pant/Pajama 7 17
Towel 17
Napkin 12
Undergarments/ Handkerchief 12
Bedsheet – Single 15 25
Bedsheet – Double 25 35
Pillow Cover 7 12

Lost Property

  • If you find any unclaimed valuable item on the Ashram premises please hand it to sevaks at the Registration Office
  • Lost property items should be collected within 15 days, after which they will be disposed
  • The Management will not be responsible for anything that has been forgotten or lost in the Ashram

Library

  • The Library at Admin Block will be open everyday.
  • Items borrowed from the library may be reissued by filling this form.

Hair Cutting

Tailor

Paper Collection

Venue: Dining Complex (Lower Level)

Meals

Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Rate per person: ₹ 60.00
Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rate per person: ₹ 120.00
Dinner 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
*(timings change as per sunset)
Rate per person: ₹ 100.00
Day Pass Rate per person: ₹ 280.00

Meal Coupons at Ashram

  • You can buy meal coupons upon arrival. Coupons for a particular meal will be available up to 15 minutes prior to the start of the meal.
  • Consuming food or beverages is not allowed in public areas.

Note: For children under five years of age, there are no meal charges.

Meal Instructions

  • Before every meal, you are required to show your ePass/coupon at the entrance of the Dining Hall.
  • Please refrain from eating after sunset in the Ashram.
  • Kindly observe complete silence in the Dining Hall.
  • Kindly use the designated zones for ladies and gents when sitting in the Dining Hall.
  • Please do not bring your own food in the Dining Hall.

Tiffin Facilities

  • In case you prefer to have your meal at your unit, you can get your tiffin and upon showing the coupon you can fill tiffin from Dining Complex Lower Level as per the tiffin timings mentioned below.
  • The facility for filling tiffins is available in the first 45 minutes of every meal.
Breakfast 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Lunch 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Dinner 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
*(timings change as per sunset)

Ayambil Registration

  • Participants observing ayambil are requested to collect a coupon for the same from the Registration Office before 9:00 am that day.
  • Alternatively you can fill the form below and register yourself for Ayambil food

Cafeteria

  • Dry snacks, beverages, cold drinks, milk, water, ice-cream, etc., will be available at both the cafeterias.
  • Mode of payment will be Cash, Card and UPI Payment.
  • Please do not bring your own food in the Cafeteria.

Internal Transportation

  • Electric buggies will operate as per the routes mentioned on the schedule. Please find the pdf for the schedule.

    Buggy Day Pass ₹ 55
  • Parking:
    • Parking on the roads is strictly prohibited.
    • Those visiting the Ashram only for the day must park their cars at the Welcome Centre parking area.
    • Those staying overnight may drop off passengers and their luggage at the allocated stay area and then park in the common parking areas only.
    • Common Parking areas in the Ashram are:
      1) Triangle Parking lot
      2) Next to Hanuman Mandir
      3) Near Welcome Centre
    • Speed limit in the Ashram is 30 kmph.
    • The Ashram is a no-honking zone.

Travel Information

Hire a Taxi

Hire a Rikshaw

Bus Service

Inter-City buses to and from Valsad to Dharampur, run on a daily basis every half an hour from 5:00 am – 9:30 pm

S.T.Depot: (02633) 242023

Disclaimer

This information is presented solely for your convenience. We do not endorse or support any of the businesses listed above in any way. It is recommended that those using any of the information mentioned above make their own inquiries to assure that the information is accurate.

  • Silence: To uphold the sanctity of the Ashram, we request you to maintain silence in all public areas.
  • Clothing: Please ensure you wear respectable clothing. Kindly do not wear shorts or sleeveless clothes in the Ashram.
  • Photography and videography: Not allowed in the Ashram. The only two places where it is permitted is in the Mandir Plaza and the Amphitheatre, but not during any events.
  • Mobile phone usage: Please do not use your mobile phone in public areas. However, you may use it behind the bus stops or in your stay area. In the event that your phone rings during the programme, you are requested to leave the venue immediately.
  • Ladies in menstrual cycle: You are requested not to enter the Mandir or do Charanpakshal in the Amphitheatre. Separate seating arrangements are made in the Satsang and Dining halls.
  • Consuming root vegetables, non-veg food, alcohol, smoking or drugs is strictly prohibited.
  • Guns / arms are strictly prohibited in the Ashram premises.
  • Pets are not allowed in the Ashram premises.
  • Kindly keep the ashram clean. Kindly do not pluck any flowers or leaves.
  • Please do not request any Ashram employee to run your personal errands or give them any personal tip. Kindly visit the contribution counter if you wish to donate towards the Ashram’s employees.

Disclaimer:

  • The management will take utmost care of all. However, in the event of any injury or death during one’s visit to the Ashram, the responsibility of the same will lie solely with you.
  • Right of admission reserved.
  • Should the Ashram management find any of the guidelines not being adhered to, they reserve the right to take suitable action with respect to the same.

Covid Protocol & Vaccination

  • Double vaccination certificate: You may register to come to the Ashram only if you are double-vaccinated. This is applicable for individuals aged 18 and over.
  • You will need to show your certificate upon arrival.
  • If you are not double-vaccinated, you can show your RT-PCR test report. The test must be done within 72 hours prior to your arrival at the Ashram.
  • Anyone under 18 years will not need to take RT-PCR test.
  • For queries regarding your COVID vaccination certificate, you can send a WhatsApp message on +91 88506 76118.

Guided Ashram Tour

Enjoy a 45-minute guided tour of the salient spaces in the Ashram.

Tours will begin at the below mentioned timings from Welcome Centre:

11:15 am 12:15 pm 3:15 pm
4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:45 pm

For enquiries and booking, kindly visit the orientation room or call +91 7284000922

Buggy Pick-Up points will be:

  • Welcome Centre
  • Yagnasthal

Schedule for Meditation & Pujya Gurudevshri’s Discourses (video) for visitors:

Venue: VIP – Dining Complex (Besides Hall 4 at Upper Dining)

Video Time
Introduction to the Mission Video & Ashram Orientation Video 11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Meditation & Pujya Gurudevshri’s Discourses (video) 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Life of Pujya Gurudevshri 3:00 pm – 3:40 pm
5:00 pm – 5:40 pm

Ashram Map Legend

Begin at the Welcome Centre. Go via the Clock Tower towards the Dining Complex and visit these spots:

  1. Welcome Centre
  2. Jinmandir and Gurumandir
  3. Amphitheatre
  4. Meditation Garden
  5. Satsang and Meditation Complex
  6. Divine Shop and Raj Uphaar
  1. Dining Complex
  2. Cafeteria
  3. Residential Areas (Private)
  4. Community Garden
  5. Sports Complex
  6. Common Parking

Shrimad Rajchandra Hospital and Research Centre

A multi-specialty, charitable hospital built with the goal of offering the highest quality of health care to the medically underserved in rural areas at no cost or highly subsidised rates.

Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth

The first science college across 238 villages, providing a doorway to personal fulfillment and financial freedom for aspiring tribal youth with a desire to learn more.

Shrimad Rajchandra Gurukul

A progressive secondary and higher secondary rural school offering holistic education.

Shrimad Rajchandra Skill Development Centre

An institute providing free-of-cost vocational and soft skills training to tribal youth, facilitating access to greater employment opportunities.

Shrimad Rajchandra Jivamaitridham

An animal shelter that houses hundreds of animals in a safe, comfortable, and holistic living environment. It is a model centre of ahimsa (non-violence), where animals are treated as friends.

Shrimad Rajchandra Animal Nursing Home

First-of-its-kind medical facility for animals and birds in rural South Gujarat, providing quality veterinary treatment free or at highly subsidised costs.

Ashram Culture

Gujarati | English

Jinmandir Brochure

Gujarati | English

#SadguruWhispers The Ashram is not strong by its funds or buildings, but by the hearts of devotees venerating & living the virtues of Lord Mahavira.