Shantikunj is a world-renowned ashram and headquarter of All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP), located in Haridwar. Established in 1971 by Pandit Sriram Sharma Acharya, Shantikunj is a major attraction in Haridwar among visitors in search of spirituality.
It has now emerged as an epicenter of spiritual and moral regeneration. Shantikunj's Gayatri Pariwar now has several millions followers and is visited by eminent personalities like Dalai Lama, Murari Bapu, etc.
Shantikunj is working towards national integration and awakening of cultural, ethical, moral and spiritual values of people. This complex offers spiritual teachings, trainings and education about spiritual and moral enlightenment in human. Shantikunj also has Brahmavarchas Shodh Sansthan, a research institute and Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, a residential university in its campus. It also provides free Ayurvedic treatment for the needy.
Room Facilities and Services
- Visitors are given a maximum permission of two day stay and they are required to participate in all its daily activities.
- Stay arrangement is free of cost. There is no need for prior reservation.
- Their rooms are fitted with all basic requirements.
- They have single and double rooms.
- Ashram provides all vegetarian meals.
Activities in Sri Santoshpuri Ashram
- They provide studies of Bhagavada Gita, Upanishad, Hindi and Sanskrit.
- Daily bhajan and aarti is a daily activity in ashram.
- They also organize community marriages.
- Special arrangements are done at Gayatri Jayanti.
How to Reach Shanti Kunj Ashram
Shanti Kunj Ashram is situated at a distance of 6 Km from Haridwar Railway station. You can take shared auto from railway station for this place. It will cost you around 15/- per person. Jolly Grant (Dehradun) the nearest Airport is less than 30 Kms from Shantikunj.
It is located at Shantikunj, Gayathri teerth, Motichur, Haridwar, Uttarakand-249411.
For more details contact: www.awgp.org
Location of Shantikunj
Shantikunj is located in In Haridwar ( Situated in Motichur, Haridwar). You can view its location on Google Map below.