Geeta Kutir Tapovan Ashram Haridwar
Geeta Kutir Tapovan ashram is a spiritual and social organization with temple, goshala, sanskrit pathshala and old age home. Geeta Kutir was established in 1973 by Swami Geetananda Maharaj who is working on social and religious reforms in the country. The ashram is devoted to the social and spiritual welfare of the poor.
Geeta Kutir hosts many religious and spiritual programs in the ashram premise such as Bhagavad Katha, Maha Yajnas, Ram Katha etc. Hundreds of Sadhus and Sadhvis participate in these programs.
Activities in Geeta Kutir Tapovan
Temple – Adjacent to the ashram, there is a small temple. The temple houses many Gods and Goddesses.
Old Age Home – There is an old age home, which is run by Geeta Kutir with a capacity of 70 people with all the facilities.
Sanskrit School – The ashram runs a Sanskrit school, with computer education for 500 students for free of cost.
Goshala – Geeta Kutir owns a big goshala, where they own more than 1000 cows, looked after by ashram staff.
Bhandara – Every day more than 500 sadhus take part in evening Bhandara (collective dining). At evening times, there will be a sea of saints and sadhus who come to Geeta Kutir every day
How to Reach Geeta Kutir Tapovan
Geeta Kutir Ashram is located in Motichur near Haridwar-Rishikesh road. The ashram is at a distance of 6 km from the railway/bus station. One has to hire a taxi or auto rickshaw from the station. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport, which is 35 km away from the temple.
Geeta Kutir Tapovan is surrounded by many temples and ashrams. You can plan Geeta kutir visit along with Vaishno Devi Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Shantikunj, Saptrishi ashram, and Vyas Ashram, which are located in one area.
Vaishno Devi Temple
Sapta Rishi Ashram
Bharat Mata Mandir
Har Ki Pauri