It is here in Gudur, a town in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, that our new ashram is located. The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre Tapaswini ashram opened in September 2017. Amidst the tropical climate and 15 acres of land, we have a large Siva temple.
The city of Kadapa is in the Rayalseema region of Adhra Pradesh, and is surrounded by the Palkonda and Nallam hills. It is considered a the gateway from the west to the sacred hills of Tirumala
This sacred site in Andhra Pradesh is home to the Vishnu temple in his form as Lord Narasimha, the fierce lion incarnation who protects his devotees. It is said that the pillar from which Lord Narasimha emerged to attack demon Hiranyakashipu is here at the top of the hill.
Along the Musi river lies the capital of Telengana, Hyderabad. Surrounded by hills and lakes, it was traditionally a pearl and diamond trading centre, but is now more known for its technology industry.
This large city in Maharasthra is the geographical centre of India, and is famous for its oranges.
largest city of Madhya Pradesh
Located on the banks of the Chambal river, Rajasthan. Once part of the Rajput kingdom of Bundi
250km north of Kota is the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur, known as the ‘Pink City’ due to the colour of its buildings. Renowned for its regal architecture and surrounding forts .
240km east of Jaipur is the world famous Agra, Uttar Pradesh, home of the Taj Mahal, a tomb built for the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan’s wife. The impressive white marble building is visited by about 8 million visitors a year and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
the town of Vrindavan lies of the banks of river Yamuna. With more than 5,000 temples, this is the centre of worship for devotees of Lord Krishna and his consort Radha. Saints such as Lord Gouranga and Mirabai are said to have come here to worship Krishna, who was also a personal favourite of Swami Vishnudevananda.
11km from Vrindavan is the birthplace of Lord Krishna, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The Yamuna here is lined with ghats for taking a dip in her sacred waters. 150km from Delhi
the city of Delhi. Second most populated city in India, full of culture, tradition and bustling bazzars.