Connect to the Essence of You

  • Atmanandam Atmanandam
  • Pullikkanam - Elappara Road, Kerala, India
  • Oct 21 - 27, 2019 (7 days)


Wake-up by 5 AM
6:00 AM – Lighting Lamp and prayers at 6 AM
6:30 AM – Yoga Asana practice for 45 minutes, Pranayama, chanting and meditation practice

8:00 AM – Freshen up before breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Breakfast and Tea
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM – karma yoga time- clean up, assist as needed.
10:00 AM – Reflection in silence, contemplation exercise
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM – study and chant the Divine names of the Goddess

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM – Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Rest
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Satsangh – discourse teaching and Q & A
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM – Tea and light refreshments

4:15 PM – 5:45 PM – Personal time and freshen up before evening prayers (individual healing sessions maybe scheduled during this time)
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Lighting lamp and evening prayers
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM – Meditation session and or Yoga Nidra session
7:15 PM – 8:00 PM – Dinner (light)
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Satsangh, chanting and Q & A
9:15 PM – Retire for the night
10:00 PM- Lights Out!

About This Event

Our 7-day Meditation Retreats are uniquely designed to offer participants an immersion experience into joyful living and awareness practices. We provide rich interactive experiences designed to offer you personal practices to enhance self-awareness, provide relaxation as well as a sense of gradual personal development.

Our meditation retreats are offered on an ongoing basis throughout the year and consist of a full program schedule. We provide rich interactive experiences designed to offer you personal practices to enhance self-awareness, provide relaxation as well as a sense of gradual personal development. All practices are designed to allow you to proceed at you own comfortable pace.

Programs offered include:

Healing transmission,

Breath control practices (Pranayama),

Instruction in Vedic chanting (Mantras),

Guided visual relaxation (Yoga Nidra), and

Anandam Meditation (Dhyana)

You are strongly encouraged to engage in the spirit of inward retreat and practice silence, stillness & contemplation throughout the duration of the retreat. We include yoga asana daily as part of the program schedule, with a strong focus on the meditation and other yogic technique practices.

Itinerary and program schedule may vary depending on climate and weather conditions.

Connect to the Inner Essence of You. Discover Who you are at the Core of you. ~ Gayathri

What's Included

  • Room & Board for 7-days, 3 meals /day, towels, toiletries, tea/snacks, water, retreat fees and ashram activities including rituals done for your health and wellbeing. Airport pick-up and drop-off and other transporation can be coordinated on your behalf at your expense. This is not included in your retreat cost.

What's Not Included

Airfare, other transporation, accommodations outside the ashram before and after retreat dates, medical, health and hospital visits/doctor's fees, shopping, tourist activities are not covered in this fee.
Airport pick-up and drop-off is available for an extra cost-prices based on fuel prices and prevailing per mile charges.

Venue Highlights

Located at 3000 feet above sea-level, and surrounded by beautiful flora and birds, wildlife, we are located in a remote rugged area of the Idukki district amidst green rolling hills of tea estates and spice plantations.


2 per room by gender or relationship status in shared accommodations,
Dorm style rooms that can sleep up to 4 people are also available


  • Free Wifi
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio
  • Ceremony Space

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free


South indian style Kerala cuisine with rice based dishes, coconut, yogurt, milk (dairy can be omitted) and fresh vegetables are prepared daily based on Ayurvedic health principles.


96 km from Cochin international airport (COK)
8 km from Vagamon
4 km from DC College of Management and Technology

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.