Ananda Ashram, The Yoga Society of New York, Inc.
Ananda Ashram in Monroe, New York, is a holistic retreat and educational center founded on the universal principles of Yoga and Vedanta and dedicated to East-West cultural exchange. It was established in 1964 as the country center of the Yoga Society of New York, Inc., by Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati, then known as Ramamurti S. Mishra, M.D.
The Ashram is open year-round and welcomes individuals of all faiths, origins and cultural backgrounds. Located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, just over one hour northwest of New York City, the Ashram is easily accessible by car, bus or train. The grounds provide a serene, natural environment with eighty-five acres of woods