Where Yoga Meets Sustainability in the Heart of Odisha's peaceful Village, Sambalpur, India

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    This is an ashram dedicated to yoga, meditation, and humanity. Our ashram is spread across a total of 20 acres of land, and our goal is to create a self-sufficient and independent community. We aim to grow everything we need for our daily requirements, from fruits to grains and milk, following the principles of permaculture and working in harmony with nature.

    Currently, our ashram is in its initial stage, with the completion of building construction and some parts of tree plantation. Our next plan is to finish the remaining plantation, establish a waste management system, and start our first batch of meditation and yoga sessions by July 2023.

    In addition to our focus on yoga and meditation, we have also taken the initiative to educate the children of our village. There are numerous opportunities here, from connecting with nature, finding a peaceful place for meditation and yoga, experiencing the village of Odisha, and engaging with the local community. You can even have picnics with them on the banks of the river and contribute to the education of village children.

    If you are someone who loves nature and seeks a peaceful place to practice meditation and yoga, while immersing yourself in the rich culture of the Odisha village, you are welcome to visit our ashram.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There are many things to explore and learn at our yoga and meditation ashram. Being at the ashram itself, you will have the opportunity to learn yoga and meditation practices. Additionally, since the ashram is located in a remote area, you will have the chance to interact with locals and experience Odia culture and cuisine. There are numerous other experiences awaiting you that are beyond description.

  • Help


    We are looking for volunteers who can assist us with the following kinds of work:

    Artworks on walls.
    In a broader sense, we welcome individuals from all walks of life who can contribute to our projects and initiatives. We need people with diverse skills and backgrounds to support our work effectively. If you are interested and passionate about any of these areas or have other skills to offer, we would be grateful for your help.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent
    Oriya: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    If a room is available, you will be assigned a private room. However, if no private rooms are available, you will need to share the room with another person. Please note that most of the time, there are available rooms. In addition to accommodation, you will also receive three meals a day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We would be happy to have someone who can stay for a long time. However, if you are interested in joining us for a short duration, you are still most welcome.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day / 5 days a week

Host ref number: 359384957765

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