Swargashram, Rishikesh


Swargashram is the most important place of Rishikesh. It is nucleus of all meditation centers and yoga ashrams in Rishikesh district. The literal meaning of “Swargashrams is “Heavenly Abodes”. The ashram has its citations in Hindu Puranas as well. In old times Swargashram was the place where Yogis and Sages have meditated for quite a long period of time.

The ashram is located near Ram Jhula on the banks of Holy River Ganges. The ashram now has association with numerous renowned ashrams and temples. The ashram is managed by the Swargashram Trust and offers several facilities to the devotees, sages and saints who come here for spiritual knowledge.

Swarg Ashram doles out hundreds of rooms and hall facilities with complete service of food and library. The food is served twice a day. Library comprises several books of religious importance. It also doles out medical aid to tourists and devotees. There is also a basic Sanskrit school. All the basic facilities are doled out by the Swargashram and are completely free of costs and run only on the donation received by the trusts.

How to Arrive at Swargashram Rishikesh

Swargashram is positioned near Ram Jhula in Rishikesh. To arrive at the ashram one can take a walk from Ram Jhula.

1. Closest Railway Station- Rishikesh Railway Station (3kms)
2. Closest Airport Facility- Jolly Grant Airport (22kms)


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