Situated at Chidananda Kashi, Ganeshpur, 6 km from Uttarkashi towards Gangotri in the Himalayan range of Garhwal, established in 1980. Inspired by His Holiness Swami Chidananda Maharaj’s dream, on his pursuit of spiritual life inclined towards humanitarian service, Ashram has put forth substantial effort towards realising his dream.
Sri Swami Premanand Saraswati ji continued his spiritual journey with the mission and vision to elevate Rural villages in terms of Health, Education and their Livelihood .
“Swami Sivanand Seva Samiti”, a non profitable service organisation was found with the blessings and consent of Pujya Guru Maharaj Sri Swami Chidanandaji, the President of Divine Life Society. Rishikesh in line to pursue the mission and vision .
Swami Sivanand Seva Samiti is actively engaged in providing a conducive environment for spiritual seekers. It provides free accommodation, food and conducts Yoga-Vedanta classes to all seekers, monks and Sadhaks who come in search upon their spiritual quest. Providing educational and financial support in terms of fees, school uniforms, school bags, books and stationery to all well-deserving and needy students of the local communities.
The Samiti also lends free computer classes and coaching. Yoga for physical fitness, as a daily routine activity, for all residents as well as new and regular students to keep up their fitness goals. The Samiti also extends support to underprivileged people, sadhus and pilgrims who reach the doors of our Ashram by providing for their financial and daily basic needs .
Our ashram provides basic facilities to the communities scattered across the region, who are prone to natural calamities and face a lack of medical support through the Sivanand Dharmarth Chikitsalaya institution which serves across entire belt of Uttarkashi to Gangotri.
Lot of pilgrims and visitors come and stay in the Ashram premises for short duration since it being on the way to important Hindu pilgrim place, Gangotri. The Seva Samiti provides favorable environment for true spiritual seekers with free accommodation, food to all the visitors and pilgrims approaching it.
The Swami Sivananda Seva Samiti Strives to be an abode of Seva and Sadhana. We welcome all sincere ones who wish to pursuit the path of Seva and Sadhana and be Blessed.
Sivananda Dharmarth Chikitsalaya caters to the basic medical and healthcare needs of the people living in and around Ganeshpur.
The SEVA of dispensary service on a bigger scale materialised post Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj regular visit in ashram since 1984. He founded and inaugurated the dispensary in 1993 with his divine hands , free for everyone .
Presently, the Chikitsalaya offers Ayurveda (Panchakarma) therapy, Eye Clinic , Dental health , Pathology, and Physiotherapy facilities as well. Eye camps are organized on every 28th of the month, which carries cataract surgeries , lenses and free spectacles .
More than 3600 patients gets benefit from such type of Consultation and their respective Treatment along with Medicine annually.