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wishing to visit are very welcome. Conditions are quite simple - some
double rooms, sometimes singles are available and there are also some
small dormitories. Mostly concrete or tiled roof - occasionally
thatched. Bathrooms are either attached or close by. All rooms have a
wonderful view of Arunachala.
provide bed linen and mosquito nets , you are also welcome to bring
your own. Please bring your own towel. Three meals are served each day.
It is mostly South Indian food, a little spicy, enjoyed by most.
Filtered drinking water is available. Payment is by donation. No-one is
turned away for economical reasons.
We suggest Westerners pay a donations of rupees 550 per day for room
with bathroom, 3 meals a day, drinking water and meditations. For the
rooms without bath we suggest rupees 450 per day.
The address is:
Singing Heart Ashram
Saravanan (Supervisor) cell phone: (0) 94868 86601 or (0) 94439 69220
Directions: Coming from Chennai by car you come through the town of Tiruvannamalai:
Go to the Ramana Ashram - everyone knows where it is. From the ashram go out on the Chengham road for 7 km. Go straight out and NOT onto the Round Hill Road. After almost 7 km. you pass the Temple for World Peace on the left. After 7km. there is a sign for Periya PaliaPattu - pointing to the right - there is also a sign for Singing Heart and Anantha Niketan.
Go right onto the dirt road and continue for about half a kilometer.
Then you see a sign on the right for Singing Heart. After that there is a gate into Singing Heart Ashram.
If you are coming by bus or by auto rickshaw from the town the name of the stop is Tanal Murde.
Make sure to remind the bus conductor you want to get off. It is the final stop for the auto rickshaw. Then you go left and go along the dirt road for about half a kilometer. Then you see a sign on the right for Singing Heart - see photo above. After that there is a gate into Singing Heart Ashram.
Coming from Bangalore or Chengham: The ashram is 24 kms. from Chengham - off the Chengham Road. There will also be a sign to show there are 10 km. to Tiruvannamalai. There is a sign to turn left for Periya PaliyaPattu - Turn left Go along the dirt road and continue for about half a kilometer. Then you see a sign on the right for Singing Heart - see photo above. After that there is a gate into Singing Heart Ashram.
Arriving from the airport or elsewhere you can order a taxi in advance from: SHANTI INTERNET CAFE firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. (0091) (0) 4175 236035
Jacqueline always works with these people - very safe and trustworthy and they know Singing Heart well.