Shree Kalyanika Himalaya Dev Sthanam is a spiritual vision of a Parma Yogi Kalyandasji who after attaining the state of extreme joy and bliss, returns to his fellow beings to show them the path of the real glory. As only a burning candle can light the other one, the real wisdom can only be achieved through a wise guru. As Guru-Bhakti is the foundation of all spiritual development.
About Param Pujya Guruji
Tapasvi Baba Kalyandasji of Himalaya left his home at the age of twelve, visiting various religious places of India. On the bank of river Ganga, Satguru(late) Baba Swaroopdasji Maharaj, who initiated him with Udasin Sect of Religion. For more than 25 years Pujya babaji decided not to leave under the roof during his sadhana. Tapasvi Baba Kalyandasji is a founder of Kalyan Seva Ashram Trust in Amarkantak (MP) India. where the holy river the Narmada is originated by God Shiva’s tapasya. The love for fellow beings compelled Pujya Babaji to come back after more than 40 years of penance and show the divine path of inner awakening to the fellow beings. By that time many people had already got attracted by the aura of the true yogi and sadhaka. In 1978 taking the path of Lord Rama and Acarya Shi Chandra to educate people and to lift the condition of their lives Babaji established Shree Kalyan Sewa Ashram in Amarkantak an ancient pilgrimage, the birth place of the holy river Narmada, home for many tribes. During his second visit to Kailash Mansarovar, Pujya Babaji had a vision of Ma Bhagvati (Mother Goddess) and got inspired to start an Ashram in the Himalayas and Pujya Babaji established Shree Kalyanika Himalaya Dev Sthanam amid dense forest near Almora.
Activities In Ashram
The Ashram takes you through a spiritual voyage where one observes a life based on the principles of Yoga and Vedanta. The Ashram follows a routine which eliminates the supreme hindrance to the spiritual life i.e. laziness (alasya). The modern lifestyle has brought out many physical as well as mental problems such as restlessness, depression, obesity; anxiety etc. and these conditions can easily be altered by just changing the sedentary life style which we are habituated to. The Ashram routine also inculcates the spiritual and moral values which transform human into a superhuman. The nishkam karma yoga proposed by lord Krishna works as an inspiration to all of the residents of the Ashram.
The Ashram provides such an opportunity by conducting spiritual sessions with the eminent saints and speakers to deliver lectures on various spiritual texts such as Gita, Upanishadas, Shreemad Bhagavatam, Patanjali Yoga Sutras etc. to lighten the path of seekers by prescribing the most effective style of spiritual practice.
Yoga & Meditation Courses- At Ashram we carried many courses of meditation & yoga based on Vedanta, Vipassana, Patanjali philosophy.
Accomodation: The Ashram provides lodging and food facilities to the seekers and visitors who want to take part in the Ashram activities. The Ashram provides double bedded fully furnished rooms with hot water facility. The Ashram has an in house mess with a capacity of 120 people.
Library: Shree Chandracharya Library was established in the year 1997. The Library has a collection of over ten thousand books covering topics on spirituality and various other subjects. It not only serves the educational purpose of the students residing in the Ashram but also benefits the visitors and seekers. It has a unique collection of all the four Vedas along with the commentaries.
Meditation Hall: Himalayas serene environment helps a seeker in his quest of realizing the ultimate. Keeping that in mind a meditation hall with a capacity of around 300 people was built in the year 2006 to practice the meditative technique- Dhyana Praweshika – an ancient meditative technique evolved during years of penance and sadhana by Pujya Babaji. Snow clad Himalayan Mountain range is clearly visible from the hall which makes the experience worthwhile.
How to reach here:
Most spiritual seekers are likely to fly into the International airport at New Delhi. From here you can drive 8 hours or take an overnight train to Kathgodam. From Kathgodam one can take a taxi to the ashram in the morning.
Kalyanika Himalayam Devsthaanam,
Village: Kanara, Post: Chaikhan, Dist: Almora
Uttarakhand – India