COVID Safety Guidelines

Om Namah Sivaya
Blessed Self

We are delighted to welcome you to Sivananda Tapaswini Ashram!

After a long and unprecedented break due to the pandemic, we are happy to announce the Ashram re-opened on 20th October, 2020.

We will be following the safety guidelines and protocols laid down by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to ensure your safety.

These are the basic guidelines to be followed by all ashram guests:

Prior to arrival

  1. A guest/student must get a negative COVID (RT PCR) test. The test must be done not more than 2 days (48 hours) before reaching the ashram. The original test result should be presented during check-in.
  2. Check-in time is 08:00 – 17:00. Please notify us regarding late arrival.
  3. Yoga Vacation minimum stay is 3 days. All charges to be paid via bank transfer in advance.

Travel

  1. Anyone traveling from a different state must check the official travel procedures and secure an E-Pass if required.
  2. We advocate travelling via properly sanitised private cabs rather than using public transport such as buses and autos etc.

At the Ashram

  1. Guests will be checked for basic symptoms upon arrival, during check-in, and on a daily basis thereafter. The original COVID (RT PCR) test result should be presented during check-in.
  2. There is no requirement of quarantine in the ashram, but the guidelines on hand sanitising, use of masks and social distancing (SMS) must always be followed.
  3. During all activities and in the shared accommodation areas we shall follow the MoHFW social distancing guidelines.
  4. Guests will not be allowed to leave the ashram grounds during their stay.
  5. Along with the above points, general hygiene standards in accordance with MoHFW protocol shall be followed in the ashram.
  6. Guests are always expected to keep a mask and hand sanitiser with them and use their own yoga mat (satsang, yoga classes, during meals & teatime).
  7. Masks, sanitisers, yoga mats and water bottles are available for purchase in the boutique.
  8. Bed linen (renewable every 14 days), plate and cup will be provided, on loan as part of the Yoga Vacation charge.
  9. The ashram reserves the right to ask guests not adhering to the safety protocols to leave the ashram.

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