The Beatles Ashram

A place of serenity enriched with the prepossessing beauty of nature, Beatles Ashram used to be known as the Yoga capital of the world.

Beatles Ashram is located at Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand at the bank of river Ganga. Beatles Ashram is also known as Chaurasi Kutiya among the local people. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi enriched this place with his meditational theories and principles.

During the year 1960-70 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi used to give training of Yoga and Meditation to his students. His transcendental meditation assisted people in getting peace and calm in life. The tranquil location of this ashram had always helped in concentrating and finding positive vibes for all the students and followers.

This place acquired optimal recognition during the year 1968 when famous English rock band “The Beatles” spent time here and achieved internal peace which stimulated an affirmative environment for creating appealing music, eventually they succeed in creating many catchy songs and music. This incident attracted the attention of the world towards this place. The equanimity of the atmosphere at The Beatles Ashram stimulates positivity and zeal among people.

This place proffers an opportunity of witnessing eternal calm, taking photography, and knowing about History. People should visit here once with their family members and friends for acquiring an intensive experience in life. The Ashram is now converted into a spot for “Eco-Tourism”. Some more specific attention is required here to make it more flourished and tourism-friendly as it will boost the revenue source for the government.


This is a worth-mentioning point that at present this ashram is in the under the care of forest department and is open for sight-seeing.


FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Why is The Beatles ashram abandoned?

The land on which the ashram is built was on lease with the government and was not renewed.

Is the Beatles Ashram haunted?

No, It’s not. Although, it looks like.

How do I get to Beatles Ashram?

Take the road from the Ram Jhula towards Gita Bhawan and Parmarth Niketan Ashram. The ashram is only 2 km away from Ram Jhula and 3 km away from Laxman Jhula.

Is Beatles Ashram worth visiting?

No, this is my personal view. However, people all over the world love to visit this place.