COVID Safety Guidelines

Our ashrams and centres are following the safety guidelines and protocols laid down by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to ensure your safety.*


  1. We are accepting guests with proof of a negative COVID (RT-PCR) test. The test must be done within 3 days (72 hours) before reaching the ashram. The original RT-PCR test result should be presented during check-in.
  2. Guests coming to one of our ashrams with proof of two vaccinations (certificate copies) are exempt from RT-PCR test.
  3. Please make your booking before arrival (even for dormitory stay) to the chosen ashram.


  1. Our Centres are following the continued practice of social distancing and limited class sizes are to meet these requirements. These guidelines are posted in all our Centres.

General Guidelines

  1. Students to continue using hand sanitiser, masks and follow social distancing in the ashrams and centres
  2. During all activities and in the shared accommodation areas in the ashrams, we follow the MoHFW social distancing guidelines.
  3. Along with the above points, general hygiene standards in accordance with MoHFW protocol shall be followed in the ashrams and centres.
  4. Guests are always expected to keep a mask and hand sanitiser with them and use their own yoga mat.

We appreciate your cooperation to ensure a safe environment for all.

* In order to provide a safe space for our guests and students, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres are committed to following COVID-19 public health policies. In coming to our centres or ashrams, it is understood that you will not hold the centre or ashram responsible in the event of COVID-19 infection.