Where are we located?

AyurYoga Eco-ashram is located in a 18 acre Organic Farm, on the bank of River Kabini, in Mysore District, Karntaka, India. Our location is far away from any hustle and bustle of the modern India and surrounded with agricultural fields for several miles all around. With panoramic views of the valleys and hills around, our surroundings change colour every month, as farmers grow varieties of crops at different seasons.

Though geographically located in the state of Karnataka, the borders of Kerala and Tamilanadu are less than one hour drive from the ashram. During your stay at our yoga Ashram in India, you can explore all three states of Karnakata, Kerala and Tamil Nadu during the trips organized on days-off. We also help the students to travel before/after the course through our associated travel agents. Please read our Travel in India page for nearby attractions.

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Weather

Our ashram enjoys pleasant and comfortable weather throughout the year. The nights and early mornings can be a bit cool, while it is sunny and warm in the day time. The temperatures is moderate between 20 – 30 degrees Celsius, for most of the year. It is recommended to to pack light and breathable cotton clothing for most of the year. You may need a light sweater during December and January.

May – October: Cooler, Green, occasional rains, never heavy rains. (Best Time for Ayurveda)
Nov-Feb: Clear blue skies, amazing sunsets, cool in the night and hot in the day.
March-April: Hottest during the middle of the day (25-35 C), cooler in the nights and mornings.

Places around Us

JP Hundi: The village we are located in, has 50 homes and a population of about 200.
Kannenur: At one kilometer distance, the next big village with elementary school, post office, corner shops etc.
Hulhalli: Nearest town at six kilometers distance, where we do most of our shopping.
Hommara-galli: Nearest highway at five kms. on Mysore-HD Kote-Kerala Road.
Nanjungud: Another Town at 18 kms. on the road connecting Mysore with Tamilanadu.
Mysore: Nearest City at 40 kms.

Mysore is a old heritage city which is also rated as one of the cleanest and green cities in modern India. It a great place to experience the chaos of India in milder form. Mysore is well known as cultural capital in south india, due to its rich cultural and spiritual heritage, filled with famous 10 day Dasara Festival in Sept/Oct.  It is also known as the Yoga Capital of South India, with 30+ yoga centers offering various styles of Yoga to International tourists. We organize trips to Mysore and also you can stay there before or after the course.

 Dressing:

  • We suggest all our guests to wear appropriate dressing within the ashram and especially when you go out of the ashram.
  • Indians are not used to seeing shoulders, mid-riff, knees, especially of women.
  • Showing off thighs and cleavage in India is asking for trouble.
  • Though you might see many semi clad local men, it is not considered respectable for educated city folks.
  • Wearing Indian dress gets you respect and friendly smiles, may be an invite for a chai, chat or dinner!
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