Lessons from the Ashram

The word ashram comes from the Sanskrit word, “srama,” which means “religious exertion.” However, in more recent times the term “ashram” is used to describe any facility used by a spiritual community. They can vary in size from a small hermitage housing just a few people to multiple building complexes which are home to hundreds, including whole families. Ashrams have existed in India for thousands of years and, more recently, many ashrams have been established … Continue reading Lessons from the Ashram