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There is nothing to learn, nothing to change nothing to attain. In our deep meditations and open conversations, we can relax into pure being, without straining. Whether for a weekend intensive or a 10 day retreat, come back to the natural freedom of your truest heart, to your one abiding friend, Love. Based on the non-dual traditions founded by Sri Ramana Maharshi, our journey of self-discovery is simple and direct, and welcomes anyone who seeks gentle guidance towards grace.

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Arunachala Retreat

  • Suddhananda Ashram 38 Girivalam Road Adiannamalai - Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606 604 India (map)

At the foot of Beloved Arunachala, in Tiruvannamalai, South India, we gather for 15 days to rest in the heart of Silence. The sanctuary of Suddhananda ashram is located in the town of Adiannamalai which is approximately 6 km from Sri Ramanasramam. 

Non-residents are welcome. Lunch at the ashram will be available for approximately 150 rupees or $2.35/per day.


Full retreat:
$775 + $15 facility fee

Partial retreat options:
Full day $70
Morning $50
Afternoon $25


Twice daily Satsang*
10am to 1pm
Lunch Break
2:30 to 4:30pm

*Retreat ends after pm session on the 22nd


Housing at Suddhananda Ashram

Available January 1 to 24, 2016.
Private room which includes three daily vegetarian meals.
Cost will be $700. Shared room $465.
To see photos of the ashram, please click here.

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For questions regarding housing please contact Uma at

For questions regarding transportation, please contact Beverly at

For general questions, please contact Craig at

Additional Information for Travel to India


The Heart of Silence is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and as such, donations may be tax deductible to you.

Earlier Event: January 3
Satsang in Tiruvannamalai
Later Event: January 30
Online Satsang