Learn the depths of classical Tantra yoga in a traditional ashram setting. Shanti Yoga Ashram is open 365 days a year for spiritual seekers who wish to start or deepen a spiritual practice. Through our Tantra Lifestyle Program, you will be introduced to the classical Tantra Yoga where you will have the opportunity to learn old age tantric practices in order to discover your inner energy and use it for expansion and sublimation.
Shanti Yoga Ashram provides guests with an ashram environment in a homestay setting, surrounded by the splendor of nature. Yogi Prakash and his family welcome guests into their kitchen and their living space. This affords a cozy environment conducive to spiritual practice where those who stay at the ashram can get a taste of authentic yogic lifestyle along with traditional Nepalese culture.
The ashram provides a few private rooms and shared dorm room facilities, availability is based on current occupancy. There is warm running water for bathing powered by solar and unlimited fresh drinking water. Electrical outages are part of life in Nepal, however, it is easy to adapt since Shanti Yoga has solar energy for heating water and gas or fire for cooking. They have 24 hours Wi-Fi and lights that are battery powered, not dependent on the coming and going of electricity.
Life in the East flows with the rhythms of nature instead of by the numbers on a watch. While we do our best to keep to our daily routine we also believe in remaining flexible, going with the flow and accepting what each day brings. Below is our typical day at Shanti Yoga Ashram.
Shanti Yoga Ashram Machchhegaun, Kathmandu, Nepal. We welcome you to discover how Shanti Yoga Ashram can lead you deep into the purity of your heart, the hidden peace of your mind and the natural blissfulness of your spirit. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas with a picturesque view, less than one hour from Kathmandu, Shanti Yoga Ashram is the perfect sanctuary to go deeply into the essence of yoga.
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Shanti Yoga Ashram provides its guests with traditional Nepalese food. This includes Nepal’s famous dal bhat (rice and legumes), fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade yogurt, pickle dish and traditional roti (handmade flatbread). The kitchen is a cozy, family sized room with a welcoming atmosphere reflective of the generosity of the family who runs the ashram. The diet is strictly vegetarian.
Much of the produce used for meals comes from the family’s organic garden. Some items you can find in the field are cauliflower, cabbage, a variety of greens, persimmons, oranges, plums, kiwis, spices and herbs, chilies, radish, and much more!
In your free time, you can visit Machchhgaun village, experience Nepali culture, explore nearby sites or enjoy nature walks in the neighboring forest. You can also practice the art of Karma Yoga, deepen your knowledge by browsing our Yoga Library or just relax and take in the stunning view of the Himalayas.
Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM).
You can take a bus from Kathmandu city to arrive at the ashram. Tell the driver to go towards Kirtipur on the way to Machchhegaun.
You can call Shanti Yoga Ashram and they will give further directions 9841574957.
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