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The above links will bring you to a full list of TTC / ATTC courses. Find the course for which you wish to register and click the "Apply" button for the on-line application form.

If the button indicates "Course Full" instead of "Apply" please check periodically for places becoming available as cancellations do arise.

Once you submit the completed on-line application, you will be taken to the on-line payment window for full payment by credit card. Once you submit the credit card details, you will be provided with an automatic receipt for registration and payment. Your application is now complete. You will also receive an e-mail from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. confirming your registration and providing additional information.

Forms are in MS Word format. You need to have Microsoft Word installed. If you do not have a copy MS Word, you can get a free copy of LibreOffice instead.

Click the course of preference above to download the appropriate application form. Complete the application form and return it by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

We will contact you regarding availability of places and to give you payment details.

If preferred, application forms may also be sent by regular mail to:

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram,
PO Neyyar Dam,
Trivandrum Dt,
695 572, Kerala, INDIA

If for any reason you have difficulties downloading any of the forms, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Admission is on a first come, first served basis. Dormitory spaces at Neyyar Dam and Madurai are sufficient to leave booking until a month before the course. More advanced registration is recommended for all twin share room requirements, for all courses at Sivananda Kutir, Uttarkashi (32 places only) and for the Fasting and Detoxification program, Neyyar Dam (20 places only).

For ATTC and Sadhana Intensive, students should have successfully completed the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training course. A copy of the TTC certificate should be sent along with the application form. Students attending ATTC or Sadhana Intensive should bring their TTC uniform (T-shirt and white pants).

Kindly note, the spoken and teaching language is English. International courses with translation are offered on certain Teachers Training Course and Advanced Teachers Training Courses at our Neyyar Dam ashram. Please enquire about the availability of translators before registration if you do not have a good command of both written and spoken English.

To reserve a place for Kids Camp, we require a non-refundable deposit of US$ 300 - for non Indian nationals and Rs 1000 for Indian nationals. Payment can be made by credit card (contact us for a credit card remittance form), Demand Draft (in India only), or bank draft. We do not accept direct bank transfer or personal cheques.

Course admission and initiation is only possible after full course donation has been cleared.

Dates and donations are subject to change without notice. For all programs guests are subject to the suggested donation in effect at the time of full payment.

Donations include all tuition, accommodation, uniform (TTC & Kids Camp only), manual and meals. They do not include transport to and from the ashram. Course prices are calculated on the basis of the current rate of the US dollar.

If you cancel your registration before the start of the course we will refund your original payment less an administration fee of US $150 (Indians Rs1500).

For a no show, no refund will be issued.

Once the course starts, if you decide to leave within 5 days, we will refund your original payment less an administration fee of US $450 (Rs4500 Indians) or pro rata amount which ever is greater.

After 5 days no refunds will be issued.

Students leaving the course before completion are required to return all teaching materials and uniforms.

We recommend you arrive the day before the course starts. The course donation includes accommodation the night before and the night after the course. Should you wish to arrive earlier or leave later than these dates, kindly contact the concerned ashram advising them of your intended dates of arrival and departure. You will be accommodated as a yoga vacation guest where the daily yoga vacation donation rate applies. Yoga vacation guests are expected to follow the full ashram daily schedule.

Check-in time is after 2 pm, check-out before 11 am.

Foreigners should ensure they have a valid passport and visa to cover the period of their stay.

Course enquiries (India): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Yoga Vacation: please contact the ashram directly.

The ashram reserves the right of admission. To maintain the spiritual atmosphere we ask all ashram guests to comply with the ashram rules and respect the local culture. Failure to comply may result in students being asked to leave.

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