Prem Nagar Ashram in HaridwarPrem Nagar Ashram, one of the oldest ashrams in Haridwar, was the work of Shri Hans Ji Maharaj. Jagat Janani Shri Mata Ji and Shri Satpal Ji Maharaj made a few developments to make it a better shrine.
This Ashram is located near the holy River Ganges and is known as the house of many great saints and tourists who want to devote their lives to study, yoga and meditation and soberness after retirement. This holy shrine is located amidst the holy places of Hridwar, Jwalapur and Kankhal. The beautiful picturesque of the river flowing from the Himalayan ranges and the twin ranges of Chandi Devi and Mansa Devi temples visible from there makes it an idyllic and relaxing place for saintly practice. With the reverberation of bells from nearby temple and the holy prayers performed every dawn and dusk soothe your entire being.
Founded in 1944 and still as popular as then, this dream was fulfilled by the masters and devotees who devoted their entire life to the ashram. The Ashram is well equipped with thousand rooms furnished with modern amenities but still has a traditional and simple touch. It was said whosoever who comes to this Ashram takes a step closer to attaining salvation in life. It is a common belief that ashrams are made to practice meditation and gain spiritual knowledge. The Prem Nagar Ashram is one such Ashram that symbolizes wholesomeness, virtue, high principles and spirituality. This ashram is not just a tourist spot but also a great centre for learning spiritualism and life values. Masters and saints impart wisdom to those who believe in it and teaches them yoga and meditation.
A person experiences the essence of peace as soon as they enter the ashram. The main doorway of the ashram is inscribed with spiritual quotations representing unity of religions and self realization.
As you enter the ashram, you will see a huge magnificent fountain with four statues of Lord Shiva meditating on a lotus leaf. As you move further you will see a Mansarovar Satsang Hall which can encompass two thousand people in its lap. Everyday spiritual disclosures are performed by saints and sages and are open to general public. Apart from this hall, you can also visit other intriguing places near the ashram like the holy shrines of Chanda Devi and Mansa Devi, the Goverdhan hall and the Shree Hans teerth. Apart from these the major events that takes place over here are the National Unity Festival, Vaisakhi, Guri Vyas Puja, Krishna Janamashtmi, etc.
How to Reach Prem Nagar AshramThe place of pilgrimage, Prem Nagar ashram is located on the Jwalapur road, Haridwar. It is well connected by roads, rail and air. The nearest airport ot the ashram is the Jolly Grant Airport of Haridwar at a distance of 2 kilometre. You can also use taxis, buses, private vehicles to travel to the ashram.